U.S. offshore wind is poised to transform the domestic energy market, offering sustainable, carbon-free energy to meet the needs of today’s high-tech society. As offshore leases are issued, and major developers have begun planning new installations in earnest, a key question must be answered: Who will build the future of American Offshore Wind?
BMT Designers & Planners offers a wealth of resources, knowledge, and capability to assist American offshore wind companies in building and maintaining this emerging energy resource.
Wind Farm Support Vessels
We leverage the global portfolio of our sister company BMT Nigel Gee to offer a range of proven, capable wind farm support vessels used to service offshore wind platforms. With more than thirty wind farm support vessels delivered, BMT is the world leader in this emerging market, having worked with major wind farm vessel operators to develop a suite of designs tailored for each operator’s unique requirements.
BMT’s wind farm support vessel designs incorporate resiliently mounted superstructures, active motion damping, and our patented active fender system to improve safety and passenger comfort in all conditions.
Wind Farm Installation Vessels
BMT Designers & Planners has partnered with Technolog Services, a German maritime consulting and engineering firm with experience providing design and construction support for jack-up vessels throughout the globe. Together, BMT and Technolog offer a complete range of design and support services for development of Heavy Lift Jack-Up Offshore Installation Vessels to service the emerging U.S. offshore wind industry.
Technolog’s global expertise and proven experience delivering such vessels, combined with BMT’s U.S.-based knowledge and capability in engineering, design, regulatory compliance, and shipyard support provides confidence in our team’s ability to deliver a bespoke vessel specifically tailored for the U.S. market.
Program Management and Support Services
As a full-service marine and environmental consultancy, BMT Designers & Planners offers a wide range of program management and support services for owners and operators in the U.S. Offshore Wind Market, including:
- Owner’s Representation/Construction Management
- Cost and Risk Assessment
- Design for Risk Mitigation
- Corrosion Assessment & Management
- RFP and Specification Development
- Human Systems Integration & System Safety
- Naval Architect/Marine Engineer Services
- Maintenance Management & Spares Planning
- Crew & Maintenance Manager Training
- Test & Trials Support
- In-Service Support
For general inquiries relating to Building the Future of American Offshore Wind™, please contact Ralph Duncan, PE
Ralph Duncan, PE
BMT Designers & Planners
Wind Farm Support Vessel Brochure
Featuring BMT wind farm support vessels operating in locations throughout the world.Wind Farm Support Vessel Brochure
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Featuring BMT Designs from Around the World
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