These guidance notes provide summary information for designers and operators concerning classification requirements for offshore units engaged in installation and / or maintenance activities relating to offshore wind turbines.
It is intended that for these types of units class notations are assigned in accordance with Part 1 of our Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Offshore Units.
This Guidance Note includes information relating to a number of other aspects which may require development during the design process depending on individual project parameters.
The following types of vessels (WTIVs) are covered by this Guidance Note:
- Surface-type floating unit;
- Surface-type self-elevating unit;
- Self-elevating unit;
- Column-stabilised unit.
Download the Guidance Notes for Wind Turbine Installation Vessels July 2014