Technical visits in Pays de la Loire

Day 3, September 21st

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Morning: Visit to FLOATGEN, the first French-made floating wind turbine

6:00 : Departure from Brest by coach
10h00: All aboard at Le Croisic for visit to the offshore SEM-REV test site!

  • Welcome speech : Claire Hugues, regional representative, Pays de la Loire Region
  • Overview of SEM-REV  : Pierre Ferrand, Director of the LHEEA and Izan Le Crom, research engineer, Centrale Nantes
  • Overview of FLOATGEN project : Serge Gracia, strategic projects manager and Maria Lyubimova, sales engineer, Ideol

Alongside the wind turbine, various project partners to give talks :

  • Serge Gracia and Maria Lyubimova, Ideol
  •  Benoît Lange, head of sales and marketing France, Bouygues TP
  •  Izan Le Crom, Centrale Nantes

Presentation of the Interreg NWE FORESEA project : Thomas Soulard, research engineer, Centrale Nantes
Talks by the successful bidders :  Nicolas Saliot, technical manager MRE, FMGC, Loïc Helloco, CEO, Nereis Environnement

Lunch on board or onshore, courtesy of Nantes Métropole

13:00 – Arrival back at the Croisic
13:30 – Travel from Le Croisic to Bouguenais by coach

15:15 – Arrival at IFSTTAR

  •  Welcome speech : Philippe Tamagny, director, IFSTTAR
  •  Presentation of WEAMEC (ecosystem, project, testing facilities, training)  : Philippe Baclet, CEO

Visit and presentation of the test facilities :

  • Geophysical, geotechnical and seabed/foundation challenges
    Geotechnical centrifuge and REDENV-EOL project : Luc Thorel, director of the GMG Lab, IFSTTAR
    Ultrasonic measurement bench and PROSE project  : Donatienne Leparoux, researcher, GERS-GeoEND department, IFSTTAR
  • The challenges of mooring system fatigue
    Cable Test-bench and OCEAGEN project: Lamine Dieng, researcher, MAST department, IFSTTAR

17:00 – End of the visit
17:30 – Drop-off at Nantes Airport
18:00 – Drop-off at Nantes train station or travel bach to Brest (ETA 22:00)

Our partners :

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