Floating Surface Collector

Puget Sound Energy - Upper Baker

Puget Sound Energy (PGE – Upper Baker Dam Floating Surface Collector Installation (Concrete, Washington)

Ballard Marine Construction supported prime contractor Natt McDougall Company on the construction of the Floating Surface Connector (FSC) at the Upper Baker Dam owned by Puget Sound Energy was a highly complex project involving deep water diving, mobilization of vessels, mixed gas and other equipment.

Divers supported tasks including attaching the FSC to the Dam, attaching a Net Transition Structure to the FSC, installation of the net, anchors and other structures. Subsequent Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV) Inspections and Net Repairs performed as needed for Puget Sound Energy included mending or sewing tears and holes as well as directed eefforts using real time video from onsite engineers.