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Floating Offshore Wind

Floating offshore wind represents a promising frontier in renewable energy, offering vast expanses of untapped wind resources in deep-water locations.

Pioneering Floating Offshore Wind Solutions

At RYDER, we are leading the charge in this burgeoning sector, leveraging our expertise and innovative approach to develop cutting-edge solutions that unlock the full potential of floating offshore wind.

Our comprehensive suite of services is designed to support every phase of floating wind projects, from concept development to installation and operation.

One of our key services in this sector is site investigation and feasibility studies, where we conduct detailed assessments to identify suitable locations for floating wind farms. This includes geotechnical surveys, metocean analysis, and environmental impact assessments to ensure that each site is both technically feasible and environmentally sustainable.

Our team of experts works closely with clients to evaluate the viability of floating wind projects and develop customized solutions that meet their specific requirements.

Another critical aspect of our operations is engineering design and optimization for floating wind platforms. We specialize in the design of innovative floating structures that can withstand the harsh marine environment while maximizing energy capture. Our engineers employ advanced modeling and simulation techniques to optimize the design of floating wind platforms, ensuring optimal performance, stability, and cost-effectiveness.

RYDER also offers installation analysis services for floating offshore wind projects, utilizing state-of-the-art simulation tools and real-time monitoring to optimize installation procedures and minimize risks. From mooring system design to dynamic positioning analysis, our team ensures that floating wind turbines are deployed safely and efficiently, maximizing uptime and reducing operational costs.

Explore the full range of our services and discover how RYDER can support your floating offshore wind projects here.

Case Studies


We are a global engineering consultancy, offering dependable support for the offshore energy sector.

  • Burial Assessment Study


    Offshore wind in Taiwan is a booming sector, and Ryder are delighted to be involved.

    Burial Assessment Study

  • FPU Mooring Pile Design

    East Java

    Sitting near the boundary between the Sunda Plate and the Indo-Australian Plate, East Java presents numerous design challenges when considering permanent moorings, with complex soil patterns in a seismically active region.

    FPU Mooring Pile Design

  • Wave Energy Generator Foundation Study

    Western Australia

    Wave energy is a hugely undervalued resource, and Ryder are very proud to be involved in the sector, using our knowledge of the behaviour of piles subject to complex loading conditions to further the developments of foundation solutions.

    Wave Energy Generator Foundation Study

  • FPSO Mooring Pile Design


    The seabed off the northern coast of Borneo presents a fascinating geological sequence, influenced by huge paleo flows and slides which have changed the nature of the present-day seabed.

    FPSO Mooring Pile Design

  • Jack Up Support

    Zuluf Field

    The Arabian Gulf remains at the forefront of oil and gas extraction with many fields still being developed and exploited.

    Jack Up Support

  • Mooring Anchor Design

    West India

    Design of two-stage drilled and grouted piles including driving analysis for casing, grouted connection design, lateral pile analysis and structural detailing

  • Tidal Turbine Anchor Design

    Faroe Islands

    , Design of a drilled and grouted pile including grouted connection design, finite element analysis considering static and fatigue load cases.

  • Provision of CBRA

    Norwegian Fjords

    Dropped object analysis, secondary protection design and PLAXIS slope stability analysis

  • Norwegian Fjords

    Provision of detailed secondary protection design including rock volume estimates using GIS and PLAXIS 2D

  • Floating Offshore Wind

    South West UK

    Site investigation management, survey management and FEED design for mooring anchors

    Floating Offshore Wind

  • Floating Offshore Wind


    Site investigation and survey management

    Site Investigation

  • US North-East Wind Cluster

    Provision of subsea cable engineering including CBRAs, thermal performance, ground model management, SI specifications and permitting guidance.

  • US South-East

    CBRA and development of location-specific anchor penetration modelling, optimising the burial depth

    Cables and Pipelines

  • German Sector

    Provision of subsea cable engineering including CBRAs, thermal performance, ground model management, and SI specifications

    Subsea Cables & Pipelines

  • Polish Sector

    Provision of subsea cable engineering including burial feasibility assessment, cable performance data and CBRA management


  • Dogger Bank

    Provision of secondary protection analysis for CPS, LPA studies including optimisation

  • Taiwan

    Subsea Cable Engineering, CBRA, seabed mobility studies, landfall assessment, construction support

    Subsea Umbilicals, Risers, Flowlines & Cables Analysis

  • Horsea Offshore Cluster

    Subsea Cable Engineering, construction support, third-party review of CPS stabilisation

  • Firth of Forth

    Site-wide LPA Study

    Jack-Up Analysis

  • Outer Hebrides

    Burial Assessment Studies, BAS for interconnectors between various islands in the Outer Hebrides

    Burial & Trenching Assessment and Optimisation

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