WINDKEEPER

A lancer

Support and maintenance ship for offshore wind farms

Windkeeper 2

The WindKeeper project aims to develop an economical demonstration vessel, eco-designed to safely and significantly increase the number of working days at sea (24/7, for three week stretches, more than 300 days per year). This vessel must meet all of the operators’ requirements, to ensure availability and productivity of offshore wind turbines, to match as closely as possible those machines located on land based wind farms. WindKeeper allows farm operators to achieve these objectives at a lower cost than existing solutions and will limit the use of air based methods.

Porteur du projet
CNIM
Partenaires industriels
Compagnie maritime CHAMBON, SOCARENAM
Partenaires recherche
SUPMECA (laboratoire LISMMA), ENSTA Bretagne
Budget
35 000 K€
Cofinanceurs publics
Under instruction. The project was submitted in response to a call for interest in Future Shipping on 11 January 2012.
Année de labellisation
2012– Joint Certification by Pôle Mer Bretagne
Année de cofinancement
2013