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Title:
SHIP FOR INSTALLING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES, AND METHOD FOR INSTALLING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES USING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/066789
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided are a ship for installing offshore wind turbines and a method for installing offshore wind turbines using the ship, whereby wind turbines can be installed by simple operations when pre-assembled wind turbines are transported and installed at sea. In the ship for installing offshore wind turbines (1), multiple wind turbines (3), each obtained by assembling a tower (5), a nacelle (7) and rotor blades (9), are loaded side-by-side in the longitudinal direction of the hull, the ship is towed or self-navigated to an area of sea where the wind turbines are to be installed, and the wind turbines (3) are installed on pre-installed foundations. The ship for installing offshore wind turbines (1) is provided with a handling apparatus (16) that travels in the longitudinal direction of the hull, and holds and lifts the tower (5) of a wind turbine (3). When installing a wind turbine (3) on a foundation, the handling apparatus (16) travels to the foundation positioned at the rear of the hull while holding and lifting the tower (5) of the wind turbine (3), and installs the wind turbine (3) on the foundation.

Inventors:
SAWAI TAKAYUKI (JP)
KUMAMOTO HITOSHI (JP)
WATANABE TOMONORI (JP)
FUJITA SHIGETOMO (JP)
TSUKAMOTO IZUMI (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2011/050389
Publication Date:
May 24, 2012
Filing Date:
January 13, 2011
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Assignee:
MITSUBISHI HEAVY IND LTD (JP)
SAWAI TAKAYUKI (JP)
KUMAMOTO HITOSHI (JP)
WATANABE TOMONORI (JP)
FUJITA SHIGETOMO (JP)
TSUKAMOTO IZUMI (JP)
International Classes:
B63B35/00; B66C5/02; F03D9/00
Foreign References:
JP2009013829A2009-01-22
JPH0412990A1992-01-17
JP2005154075A2005-06-16
JPH1134970A1999-02-09
JP2003341586A2003-12-03
JP2005187155A2005-07-14
JPH0437188U1992-03-27
Other References:
See also references of EP 2641825A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FUJITA, Takaharu et al. (JP)
Takaharu Fujita (JP)
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