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Redefining rugged: next generation mooring connectors for challenges offshore

Mooring hook up and tensioning are critical factors for the success of all Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) projects. For commercial-scale projects to meet delivery goals, developers will need to install floating foundations offshore as quickly, and as safely, as possible. In some instances, the aim is to install one wind turbine every week, or even more. This is much more challenging than what has been done in the oil and gas industry, where typically only one or two assets make up the whole project. The question for the new floating offshore wind industry is how to connect so many mooring lines in short order to stay ahead of the production schedule.

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