09/05/2023 - 10:24 am

KENC to design and make monopile upending tool

KENC Engineering has been awarded a contract from an international marine contractor to design and build a Flange Mounted Upending Tool (FMUT). The FMUT will be deployed on a jack-up vessel and used for various upcoming projects.

KENC was asked to develop a versatile tool that can assist in the upending, down ending, and lifting of monopiles with various weights and dimensions. The FMUT can handle diameters of 7.5 – 8m and is designed for a SWL of 1600t.

The FMUT will be delivered in December 2023 including a sea fastening cradle and will be deployed for the first time at a UK offshore wind farm project.

KENC Engineering designs and fabricates bespoke equipment for the offshore energy industry. For over 20 years the company has delivered complex equipment for leading contractors in the offshore energy industry.

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