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New Power Sector Lead at HR Wallingford

Posted: 02-Jul-2018

Michael Case will be based at HR Wallingford’s UK campus which houses world-leading physical modelling laboratories including the Fast Flow Facility. Continue reading ›

Navigation simulation supports design for Tangguh LNG expansion

Posted: 11-Jun-2018

At HR Wallingford’s Australia Ship Simulation Centre, a local Tangguh Pilot and one of HR Wallingford’s Staff Pilots, manoeuvred the ships in the final approaches to the virtual second jetty, assisted by up to 4 x 55 tonne bollard pull tugs. Continue reading ›

Scour researchers collaborate to future-proof offshore wind turbine monopiles

Posted: 07-Jun-2018

Researchers met at HR Wallingford on 4 June 2018 to kick off PROTEUS, a new EU Hydralab+ project, which aims to improve the design of scour protection around offshore wind turbine monopiles. Continue reading ›

From Oxfordshire lab to the North Sea: next-generation wind turbine foundations are being deployed at Borkum Riffgrund 2

Posted: 18-Apr-2018

Suction bucket foundations of the type being deployed at Borkum Riffgrund 2 were tested at a scale of 1:32 in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility Continue reading ›

New research is testing scour effects on offshore substation jackets

Posted: 07-Feb-2018

 Physical model testing of an offshore substation jacket in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility for the University of Rostock at a scale of 1:60.  Continue reading ›

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