IHC IQIP Webinars

Curious on offshore wind topics, such as pile driving techniques, foundation types and noise mitigation? Join our webinar series!

At IQIP, we find it important to share information and discuss important topics with experts who can inform us and make the Offshore Wind & Renewables, Coastal & Civil, Offshore Oil & Gas and Decommissioning markets safer, more environmentally friendly and more efficient.

That is why we started organising Webinars. In January 2021, we discussed pile driving techniques for foundation installation in offshore wind, and in March 2021 noise mitigation techniques in Offshore Wind will be discussed. In the Webinar series, we emphasize on the involvement of the audience in the conversation with poll questions, and a chat box.

Join our series via the links below and watch previously recorded webinars after registration, or register for a webinar that is scheduled. You only need to register once to view all webinars. A new webinar is organised every 3 months.

If you have any questions. You can reach us at comm.iqip@ihciqip.com.

 

Webinar 1, 21 January 2021 at 11:00 CET

Ready, Set, Pile… Piling Driving Techniques in Offshore Wind

What are the best pile driving techniques for offshore wind installation, and what are the differences? There is a lot to choose when selecting the right hammer with hydraulic hammers, vibro hammers or new techniques, such as the BLUE Piling Technology, and even drilling. During the technical webinar, IQIP will share its expertise, the technique behind these hammers and how they actually work.

Let’s discuss the technical side of offshore pile driving as well as the market’s biggest challenges in (XXL) monopile installation with IQIP’s skilled technical staff joined by offshore wind industry’s experts.

Click on this link to watch (after registration) the Webinar on Pile Driving Techniques from 21 January 2021.


Webinar 2, 11 March 2021 at 11:00 CET

Let’s Mitigate some Noise… Noise Mitigation Techniques in Offshore Wind

For nature conservation, we can all agree that man-made noise in the marine environment must be limited to environmentally friendly levels. When monopiles are driven into the seabed, it produces significant amount of noise. Therefore, various countries created regulations to limit underwater noise in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way. Consider for example the hard limit in Germany, or the limit based on cumulative noise of Denmark. But what is best for the environment, and should we consider a homogeneous regulation? There are already many systems on the market to mitigate underwater noise during pile driving, the Hydro-Sound-Damper-System (HSD-System), the Big Bubble Curtain (BBC), the AdBm Noise Mitigation System and the Integrated Monopile Installer. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems when lowering noise emissions? And what should the future bring to reduce the noise emissions of the installation of XXL monopiles?

Join us in our second Webinar, where we will discuss the theoretical background and the regulations in the field of underwater noise in the offshore wind market and the operational aspects of noise-mitigating techniques and low-noise installation techniques with Dr. Ir. Christ de Jong, Senior Consultant Acoustics and Sonar at TNO, and Marco Huisman, Technology Advisor at Heerema Marine Contractors, together with IQIP’s Offshore Wind experts.

Click on this link to watch (after registration) the Webinar on Noise Mitigation Techniques from 11 March 2021.