Butendiek Windfarm

Pile preparation and sensor installation
Client: Geosea / OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co. KG
Vessel: RAMBIZ Heavy Lift Vessel (SCALDIS)
Location: Germany
Date: April 2014

Scope of Work

G-Octopus performed the Pile Driving Monitoring of three of the four foundation piles of EOS transformer platform jacket for the Butendiek project.

The installation was carried out from the RAMBIZ Heavy Lift Vessel (SCALDIS) in April 2014.

Pile preparation and sensors installation was performed in the fabrication yard in Belgium.

Data analysis and interpretation was performed at end of driving and at time of re-driving by the global method using GRL WEAP and OPILE software, and by signal matching using CAPWAP software.

Services Included:

  • Under-water Pile Driving Monitoring and Dynamic Load testing of EOS transformer platform foundation piles
  • Analysis of Pile Driving Monitoring data, pile bearing capacity assessment

sensors installed on pilePile Info

Length: 61.2 m
Thickness: 55 to 65 mm
Diameter: 2.438 m

Equipment Used

Brand: PDI
Sensors Type: Underwater
Number of Sensors: 2 Strain transducer, 2 PE accelerometer