Offshore platform - Plateforme offshore
WAVEPEARL 1.0
23 June 2016

WAVEPEARL Gulf of Bengal

Offshore platform for water column profiling and weather measurements

Stabilised buoy - Bouée stabilisée

PROJECT CONTEXT

As part of a project in the Gulf of Bengal, our client wishes to propose to its own customer a reliable solution to perform a long-term campaign of water column analyzes and weather measurements in offshore conditions.

The equipment dedicated to water column profiling is fitted within a cage winched over the full water column height one to several times a day. The winch, measurement devices and communication equipments require energy. Winching in high deep conditions requires platform stability to preserve the integrity of the cable and equipment.

GEPS Techno proposed its offshore platform multipurpose WAVEPEARL 0.6 to meet these needs. The combination between wave power system and solar panels guarantees excellent availability of energy ensuring full autonomy and limiting offshore maintenance periods. The stabilisation generated by wave power system allows the platform to be deployed in locations with severe sea conditions and providing good reliability and accuracy of readings.

PROJECT STATUS: NEGOTIATIONS UNDERWAY

CUSTOMER :

Client Confidentiel
Water column profiling - Profilage colonne d'eau

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

Length : 5,5 m
Overall heigth : 4 m
Light displacement : 6 t
Expected commissioning : 2017
Installed power : 800 W
 Location :  Gulf of Bengal