Design approval for offshore wind

Backed by a holistic approach, we ensure the efficient control, smooth execution and timely delivery of your offshore project.

Getting the right input at the right time is key to efficiency: too early and the design team is not able to take it further, too late and purchase orders have already been issued and steel plates will have been cut.

We have organised our service around the main approval centres across the world including Busan in Korea, ensuring we are located close to end users, design offices and construction yards. For more than 10 years of experience in floating wind by participation on the early pioneer projects, DNV's specialists are ready to review your project. 

We focus on a close integration between the design and the approval process, where your design team and our design team work together to achieve a common set of objectives and make sure the design meets the expectations of the end user.

Our project teams help ensure seamless delivery to all parties involved and provide the experience and expertise needed to successfully complete and commission your project. Experts make clear that the design meets essential safety functions and, at the same time, that the design allows for further efficiency and functional improvements.

We base our approval on class-leading offshore standards, incorporating the latest market and regulatory developments with further detailed interpretations. This ensures an efficient design without compromising transparency or control of the building project.

Choose DNV to support the design approval process of your offshore wind project:

  • Be confident that the design complies with all the relevant classification rules
  • Profit from an optimum design verification approach, applied for both harsh environment and benign units
  • Make sure the final object can quickly be entered into class upon project completion

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