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Technip Energies’ INO12™ floating offshore wind concept receives Basic Design Approval Statement from DNV


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After an extensive review performed from August to December 2021 Technip Energies has received the approval of its Basic Design for its INO12TM floating offshore wind concept from classification society DNV.

Willy Gauttier, Vice President of the Floating Offshore Wind Business Unit at Technip Energies, commented: "This approval confirms once again that the floater concept - semi-submersible 3 columns - is well adapted to the floating offshore wind commercial market and we will continue to refine this solution for higher capacity turbines of 15MW and beyond.

"We are convinced that this technology together with cost effective industrialization strategies and advanced O&M solutions will position Technip Energies as the leader in the floating offshore wind market.”


About Technip Energies

Technip Energies is a leading Engineering & Technology company for the energy transition, with leadership positions in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), hydrogen and ethylene as well as growing market positions in blue and green hydrogen, sustainable chemistry and CO2 management. The company benefits from its robust project delivery model supported by extensive technology, products and services offering. 

Operating in 34 countries, our 15,000 people are fully committed to bringing our client’s innovative projects to life, breaking boundaries to accelerate the energy transition for a better tomorrow.

Technip Energies is listed on Euronext Paris with American depositary receipts (“ADRs”) traded over-the-counter in the United States. 
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