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TU Delft on board the world largest crane vessel for exploring future Offshore Wind Turbines

15 October 2021

“Wind energy is on the leading edge of a current environmental revolution. The FOX project’s pioneering offshore installation, gives the chance to gather unique data, important to shape the future of offshore wind farms!” quote by David Fidalgo Domingos. Click here for the article on TUDelft.nl

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Heerema Tests Floating Installation of XXL Turbines Method Offshore

15 October 2021

“Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the first offshore test of a novel method of assembling and installing XXL wind turbines onboard a floating, dynamically positioned (DP) vessel.“ Heerema performed the demonstration project, known as Floating Offshore installation of XXL Wind Turbines (FOX), in collaboration with DOT and the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) to […]

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Follow-up project: HyPE-ST 1.2

28 June 2021

“Hydraulic Pile Extraction Scale Tests for testing the removal of piles from the soil at the end of their operational life.” Open the GROW article

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Sustainable and low-cost installation of monopile foundations for future very large wind turbines

2 February 2021

“Within 5 years, the GROW research project SIMOX (Sustainable Installation of XXL Monopiles) aims to have innovative technologies for the installation of large wind turbines commercially available.” Open the news article on GROW about the installation research project.

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GROW project in the spotlight: Gentle driving of piles

24 December 2019

“TKI Wind op Zee released an informative video about a promising new installation technique. The Gentle Driving of Piles (GDP) method aims to make the pile installation process faster, cheaper and more efficient than current methods.” DOT is partner of this research project on the installation of wind turbines. Open the article by GROW

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GROW: DOT3000 Power Train System (DOT3000 PTS)

10 October 2019

The development of a seawater-hydraulic drive train. The drive train, consisting of a high-torque, low-RPM, multi-MW pump as well as a hydraulic support system, is an essential part of the innovative hydraulic multi-MW class wind turbine which is being developed by Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) company. Project info at GROW website

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Video of successful decommissioning slip joint connection

19 September 2019

GROW posted this video of the decommissioning of the slip joint connection. Click here for the article of offshoreWIND on the project

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After a year of successfully testing the Slip Joint connection, the DOT wind turbine is decommissioned

19 August 2019

“With the removal of the DOT wind turbine all phases of this concept’s lifetime are investigated and successfully put to the test.” See the press articles on Top Sector Energie or GROW about the finalising of our Slip joint.

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DOT Monopile Installed at Princess Amalia OWF

1 June 2018

“Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) by using a Vibro Lifting Tool from Heerema’s vessel Aegir.“ Open the article on offshoreWIND

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