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Pose plaques PVC sur la bouée du site MISTRAL pour étude du biofouling
29/08/2019

Last August, several PVC plates were installed on the keel of two special mark buoys in the Mediterranean Sea.

Atelier thématique TROPHIK
14/06/2019

Thematic and scientific workshop in Caen on 14 June.

Campagne en mer APPEAL
29/08/2019

2nd year of monitoring at sea at the Groix et Belle-Île site to study their impact in an integrated manner

GEOSISMEM project
04/05/2019

Reducing the cost of seabed characterization

Panoramic view of Marseille
30/04/2019

Opening of an office in Marseille

MHM-EMR

Mooring health monitoring for marine renewable energy systems

Duration: 3 years

Project description

Anchoring systems used for floating wind turbines differ significantly from those used by the oil & gas sector due to high dynamics in shallow waters. Currently proposed solutions to satisfy these new constraints employ new dispositions and materials whose long-term behavior is poorly known and remains non-qualified. MHM-EMR proposes to define an in-service monitoring methodology in order to anticipate risks, optimize maintenance strategies and improve predictions of component longevity within anchor lines.

Objectifs

  • Identification of dimensioning parameters
  • Interpretation of measurements and updating of component longevity
  • Design and maintenance optimization through recommended components and procedures

Partners

Coordination: France Energies Marines
Scientific and technical management: Ecole Centrale Nantes

MHM-EMR project partners

This work received state support managed by the National Research Agency under the Investments for the Future Program (ANR-10-IEED-0006-19). It is one of the winners of the 2016 "Renewable Marine Energies" call for projects launched as part of the "Institutes for Energy Transition" action of the Future Investment Programme.
  
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News

29/01/2019 - Serial progress meetings