Seaway 7 – Formosa 2 OWF (2020)

FEM Engineering Support for Pile Installation Frame design

Project description:

Seaway 7 is T&I contractor of the foundations for Formosa 2 OWF project. The scope consists of T&I of 47 four legged jacket type OWT foundations with associated pin piles in Taiwan.


ARC’s scope of work:

Seaway 7 requested ARC to support them with the engineering work for designing the Pile Installation Frame (PIF).

The FEM work includes Structural Integrity verification of various PIF details in ANSYS:

o Main frame joints
o Spud pile extension joints
o Pile catcher
o Shim boxes to position pile in PIF sleeve
o ILT bucket
o Fatigue analysis on main frame joints