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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Signing of Joint Development Agreement with ENEOS Corporation for a commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Japan

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BW Ideol and Hitachi ABB Power Grids to collaborate on developing scalable floating substations for offshore wind

BW Ideol today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hitachi ABB Power Grids, the world’s leading supplier of grid integration and power quality solutions, for an industry-first collaboration on developing scalable floating substations to support development of profitable commercial-scale floating offshore wind farms with high-capacity wind turbines.

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FOWT 2021

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We will sponsor the world's largest event dedicated to floating offshore wind, to be held in Saint-Malo.

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Offshore Wind Energy: Deepening EU-Japan Cooperation

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Bruno Geschier will speak at a roundtable on Day 2 within the frame of this event which aims at supporting further cooperation between European and Japanese stakeholders in offshore wind.

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