Gripper jacks in 96in slotted frame

Project Description

Goal: Add a pile arrest system to an existing 96in slotted frame. The slotted frame is used as a pile guide for the installation of foundation piles in the seabed.

Result: The existing 96in slotted frame is provided with two fully redundant gripper jack systems. Concept, basic design and detail engineering was done. During the installation of foundation piles in the seabed the gripper jacks are activated at certain times to temporarily hold the pile.

Project Details

Client: IHC IQIP

Year: 2016