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WTS design approved

Classification society DNV GL awarded China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an approval in principle (AiP) certificate for its wind turbine shuttle (WTS) concept.

A rendering of the wind turbine shuttle.

The WTS has been developed to install offshore wind turbines. Unlike other installation vessels, the WTS has a small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) design.

The vessel is capable of transporting and installing two fully assembled wind turbines or two wind turbine foundations; it features a dynamic positioning system and wind turbine hoist tackles that are equipped with an active system to compensate for the heave motion of the vessel.

www.dnvgl.com/maritime

www.cccme.org.cn

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