Rock Anchors Installed for PLAT-I Tidal Platform

October 30th, 2017

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On October 30th SME completed the installation of 4 RAPTOR rock anchors at the Connel test site which paves the way for the installation of teh PLAT-I floating tidal eenrgy platform in November.

The anchor installation operations were conducted from the Green Isle multicat by SME in collaboration with Green Marine UK. The operations which also included the conneciton of mooring chains, and deployment of a seabed mounted ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) in addition to the drilling and tensioning of 4 rock anchors, were completed in 4 days over the late November neap tide.