July 18th 2023 In-Person Event

Tuesday July 18th, 2023 In-Person Presentation:

Intro to Offshore Wind Support Design

Presented by Zach Finucane

Senior Lead Specialist, EAD of US – Power Generation, EPC & Operations


Receive (1.0) PDH


6PM-7PM: Networking & Dinner

7PM-8PM: Presentation


In-Person, Non-Member: $20

In-Person,  SEI-MD Member: $15

Zoom Remote Attendance: Free


2780 Lighthouse Point East, Suite D | Baltimore, MD 21224

The meeting will be hosted at the offices of Moffatt & Nichol. The location is the two story building over the water immediately adjacent to the lighthouse. Moffatt & Nichol is on the second floor up the stairs immediately inside the front door.


Moffatt & Nichol's offices are located behind a gated parking lot which charges $6/hour. Unmetered street parking is available on Boston Street, the main thoroughfare at this location. It is also possible to park for free in the Canton Waterfront Park lot to the east of Moffatt & Nichol along Boston Street.


This event will be held in-person at the location provided below. However, the presentation will be simultaneously shared via Zoom, whough with video of the slides rather than the presenter.

When registering, be careful of your selection of in-person or Zoom attendance.

We will order food for all in-person registrants, so you will be invoiced if you register in-person but do not attend in-person.

Presentation Topic:

A high level overview of the state of the US offshore wind market including Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind project, the history of offshore wind development from a structural point of view, and the main analysis and key boundary conditions for design.

Presenter Biography:

Zach Finucane is the Senior Lead Specialist, EAD of US – Power Generation, EPC & Operations, Ørsted.  Previously served as Foundations Package Manager for Deepwater Wind, where he was responsible for managing the design, fabrication, and installation of the structures that support the wind turbines. Prior to Deepwater Wind, Zach was a Structural Engineer and Project Manager at Keystone Engineering, where he led the design team for Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm. Zach earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland.