Subsea Rock Installation
Subsea Rock Installation

Subsea rock installation is a technique used for rock placement to protect marine infrastructure, especially for offshore oil, gas and wind energy projects.

Subsea Rock Installation

“Facts About Subsea Rock Installation” describes techniques being used for rock placement to protect marine infrastructure, especially for offshore energy.

Immediate displacement of the seabed during Subsea Rock Installation (SRI)
Immediate displacement of the seabed during Subsea Rock Installation (SRI)

The immediate displacement of the subsoil, and therefore the need for extra volumes of rock, can be accurately determined as long as sufficient geotechnical information on the seabed is available. Van Oord dredging and marine contractors has extensive experience in installing subsea rock by using flexible fallpipe techniques.