Offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy
Cathie Associates provides geotechnical and geophysical engineering consultancy services to the oil, gas and renewable energy industries.
We bring a unique, independent, focussed brand of technical engineering expertise to our clients who need expert, value adding and innovative solutions. By leveraging the wealth of expertise in our team in conjunction with knowledge and IP gain through R&D, we are able to provide positive project outcomes for the management of risk and the development of infrastructure design solutions for all matters relating to the sea bed.Read More
KCI and Cathie Associates have recently completed a joint research project on the effect of ground conditions on the structural design and the natural frequency of offshore wind turbines supported by monopiles. We have investigated promising alternatives for current design methods which allow us to optimize the dynamic behavior and fatigue life of the structures. […]
ANNOUNCEMENT: Cathie Associates are pleased to announce the second major release of our single pile analysis software OPILE. V2.0 is now freely available to all OPILE maintenance subscribers (download your copy here). The key new features include: Batch running of OPILE files; PROWEAP module to back-calculate the Soil Resistance to Driving (SRD) through interpolation from […]
We are pleased to announce our participation in the Supergen Wind Screw Pile Research led by the University of Dundee which has been successful in securing funding. This pioneering research will examine the technical and practical potential for screw piles to be used for offshore wind energy. Read full Press Release.