Expertise

The multidisciplinary teams allow BW Ideol to provide its clients with a unique combination of expertise.


The multi-disciplinary nature and expertise of the teams

BW Ideol's engineers have expertise in the following fields :

  • Naval architecture

  • Structure (finite element analysis, global and detailed FEA models, dynamic load analysis, vibration analysis, fatigue analysis)

  • Hydrodynamics (sea-keeping, anchoring, configuration of dynamic electrical cables)

  • Mechanics (design of the connectors)

  • Aero-hydrodynamic coupling (wind turbine, mast, floater and anchoring)

  • Tank tests

  • Purchase of main components

  • Offshore construction and installation methods (installation of mooring systems, installation procedures, selection/availability of the vessel, design of materials and equipment, operability, position control)

  • Risk assessment (HAZID, AMDEC, etc.)

These different disciplines can be applied to design, detail or construction engineering for the marine renewable energy market.

BW Ideol, a key player in the offshore wind project's value chain  

BW Ideol is establishing itself as a supplier-manufacturer of the "foundation system"  in partnership with recognized leaders in their fields. 

BW Ideol's main scope and expertise revolves around the basic and detailed design of the floating substructure and its mooring system, the supplying of the mooring system components, the monitoring of construction and offshore installation operations (laying and testing of mooring systems, towing of the floater, hook-up of the floater to the mooring lines and umbilical).

Stringent quality and safety management procedures                                 

Thanks to its Management system and through continuous improvement, BW Ideol guarantees the integration of high Quality, Health, Safety and Environment standards into its delivery of products and services. 

BW Ideol Management System is ISO 9001 v2015 certified since 2017.

BW Ideol's management team's leadership and commitment towards Quality and Safety are set by its Management System policy.

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BW Ideol teams up with Taiya Renewable Energy for both pilot and commercial-scale projects in Taiwan

BW Ideol has signed a partnership agreement with Taiya Renewable Energy for the joint development, subject to further due diligence and negotiation of the final agreements among the Parties, of a floating offshore wind pipeline including a 50 MW floating wind pilot-project and commercial-scale projects off Taiwan.

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BW Ideol welcomes Alberto Peña Sicilia as its new Head of Development for Southern Europe

BW Ideol is pleased to announce its first strategic hire in Southern Europe with the appointment of Alberto Peña Sicilia as the Head of Development for that region.

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BW Ideol hires a senior offshore wind developer specialized in the US market

BW Ideol is pleased to announce its first strategic hire in North America with the appointment of Christopher Dorman as the Head of Development – US.

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