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TenneT Zuid-West 380 kV Oost

YUNO Project Atlas

TenneT is planning to buit a new above ground 380kV connection between Rilland and Tilburg.  

Commisioned by TenneT, XKP made a Yuno Project Atlas of the route for the new connection. 

A16 Rotterdam

Road Project Information Map

Starting 2019, the A16 Rotterdam will be built on the northern edge of the city. The new route runs through four areas with different types of landscape; Polder, Intermezzo, Bos and Rotte and Stedelijk.

Commissioned by Rijkswaterstaat, XKP created a Road Project Information Map for the 11 kilometer long new road. Birdseye panoramas and panoramas at eye level explain how the road is fitted into the surrounding environment and which measures Rijkswaterstaat is planning to take in each of the areas to prevent noise pollution.

A9 Badhoevedorp – Holendrecht

Road Project Information Map

Rijkswaterstaat plans to upgrade the A9 between Badhoevedorp and Holendrecht to a four lane highway. Near Amstelveen the road will run through a 1,3 kilometer long underpass.

The Road Project Information Map let’s users compare the existing and future situation. Photo montages give a clear insight into the upcoming changes, especially near Amstelveen where the surrounding area will undergo a real transformation. The Noise Level Map shows the measures Rijkswaterstaat will take to prevent further sound pollution.

Marker Wadden

Explainer Animation

The Marker Wadden is a nature reserve in development. The islands are constructed with sand, clay and silt from the Markermeer.

XKP visual engineers, commissioned by Vista and Boskalis, produced an animation about the future nature reserve. The animation consists of three parts; an introduction to the design, an explanation of the development technique and a glance into the future of the Marker Wadden. XKP constructed a 3D visualization model based on elevation maps and sketches of the islands.

Ring Utrecht

Road Project Information Map

Rijkswaterstaat plans to upgrade the Ring Utrecht. The ring road has a total length of 24 kilometers and consists of sections of three highways and two complex junctions.

The Road Project Information Map is a very effective tool for visualizing such a large scale road project. Users can zoom in on the route from one large overview. The side bar gives extra and more detailed information about all the different parts of the route on different zoom levels. This enables people living in the vicinity of the highway to easily find the information that they are looking for: how does this upgrade affect my personal situation?

New Delft

3D City Map

The area around Delft station is undergoing a big transformation now that the railway viaduct that ran through the city has been demolished.

Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Spoorzone Delft commissioned XKP to make an interactive 3D city map to provide insight into the development of the masterplan for Nieuw Delft. The map shows a 3D visualisation of the plan, edited into an an aerial view of the project location. Users can zoom in on the image and find additional information by clicking on the different buildings blocks.

Koning Willem- Alexandertunnel

Instruction animation Motorists

The Koning Willem-Alexander tunnel is the new double-layer tunnel underneath the city of Maastricht. With the opening of the tunnel, the daily routes around Maastricht have changed heavily for motorists.

Commissioned by project organization Avenue 2, XKP made an explanation animation for motorists. The animation explains how to use the tunnel and what to do in case of a breakdown or an accident in the tunnel. The animation has been viewed more than 300,000 times on youtube.

Mampaey World

Interactive Productmap

Mampaey Offshore Industries develops and supplies innovative mooring, berthing and towing systems.

The Mampaey World app brings all these systems together in one interactive visual overview. The application enables users to find information in an intuitive way and is used on the Mampaey website and at trade fairs. In addition to a web version, XKP also created a windows version for use on tablets when no internet connection is available.

A9 Badhoevedorp – Holendrecht

Project animations

For the road project A9 Badhoevedorp – Holendrecht XKP also produced several animations that are used by Rijkswaterstaat for stakeholder engagement.

The project animation, produced to support the publication of the preliminary design report, gives a clear introduction of the project and explains the plans for all three highway sections. The animation on the new traffic square near Amstelveen shows the future driving routes.

N35 Nijverdal-Wierden

Road Project Information Map

Rijkswaterstaat is planning to upgrade the N35 Nijverdal - Wierden to a dual carriageway to improve traffic flow and driver safety.

The Road Project Information Map shows the design for the future road as set forth in the preliminary design report. The visualisations in the application have a stylistic look and feel. By leaving out details and materialisations the visualisations match the projects design phase.

Rondweg Veenendaal

Road Project Information Map

The Provence of Utrecht has worked out two design options for the upgrade of the N233 east of Veenendaal; a road on ground level and one below.

The Road Project Information Map gives insight into the differences in visual impact and noise and air pollution between the two options. The stylistic graphic representation of the road designs clearly shows the project’s early stage.

Northern Ring Road Utrecht

Project Information

The municipality of Utrecht plans to overhaul the Northern Ring Road Utrecht to improve traffic flow. Motorists now cut through residential areas to avoid traffic jams.

The animation for the NRU explains why action is needed and shows the project plans.
Short animations explain how traffic flow will be improved by separating ongoing and local traffic.

Port of Rotterdam Carbon Capture & Storage

explainer animation

Port of Rotterdam, Gasunie and EBN are working together on a plan to capture the waste carbon dioxide emissions from the ports industry and storing it in a empty gas field in the North Sea.

XKP produced a short animation that explains what the plan entails and why Carbon Capture & Storage is much needed. The animation was published to support the newsitem on the completion of the feasibility study and was used by online media in their news items.

By-pass Zevenbergen

Road Project Information Map

The future Northern Ring Road is important for the expansion of Zevenbergen-Noord and part of the development of Zevenbergen city centre.

The Road Project Information Map, commissioned by the municipality of Moerdijk and the province of Noord-Brabant, clearly shows the placement of the new route in the existing environment. Also the future plans for the development of the city centre have been added to the map.

Vessel Viewer

Interactive Productviewer

Jumbo is a heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation & installation contractor.

XKP developed a vessel viewer for the introduction of a new Stella Synergy vessel. In the online application users can view the design for the new vessel and find information about the most important specifications and the markets where the vessel can operate. The viewer is very suitable for use on touchscreens and can be used on the website, at presentations and at trade fairs.

Dynamic Mooring Analysis

Animation

In a Dynamic Mooring Analysis, Royal HaskoningDHV calculates and models the behavior of moored ships. Moving ships at berth can lead to unsafe situations and result in considerable downtime.

XKP produced an explainer animation that clearly explains why moored ships move, which problems this causes, and how Royal HaskoningDHV can help port operators minimize these effects.

Wind Power Program

Explainer Animation

The university of Delaware researched the possibilities of reducing the costs for the assembly of the next generation windmills by industrializing the process.

On behalf of the university, XKP made an explainer animation that shows this process. Professor Willet Kempton himself can be heard as narrator.

Platform Nexstep

Animation

The Netherlands is undergoing a transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy sources. The existing oil and gas production infrastructure will become obsolete. Platform Nexstep has the ambition to stimulate re-use and collaboration in decommissioning of this infrastructure.

Commissioned by EBN, one of the founders of the Nexstep platform, XKP made an animation for the start-event on which the platform was presented. The animation is now being used in presentations and on the Nexstep website.

Adriatic Tank Terminal

animation

VTTI is building a new tank terminal for the Adriatic in the port of Ploče.

To be able to introduce the future terminal to potential customers, VTTI commissioned XKP to make an animation. For the animation, 3D images of the new terminal were projected into drone images of the project location. Textlabels, overlayed on the visuals, give information about the key specifications and construction phasing of the terminal.

Aasta Hansteen

Animation

The Aasta Hansteen project from Statoil is an engineering miracle. Dockwise, a Boskalis subsidiary, transported the 200-meter spar construction and the topside from Korea to Norway. In Norway, Dockwise successfully executed a dual vessel float-over operation of the topside over the spar.

XKP, commissioned by Statoil and Boskalis, created several animations that were used in project meetings and communication before and during operations.

Tunnel Safety

Instruction Animations

In tunnel safety there are many parties involved; emergency services, operators, road inspectors and of course road users.

Animations are a great tool to instruct and inform a large group of people in a consistent and unambiguous manner. XKP has already produced instruction animations for projects such as the Ketheltunnel and the Maasttunnel in Rotterdam and the Koning Willem-alexandertunnel in Maastricht. The animations are used in the training courses for tunnel personnel and emergency services.

BayardsUP

Animation

Bayards, specialized in the design and construction of aluminum helidecks for the offshore industry, has a new service: BayardsUP. BayardsUP is your go-to partner for inspections, maintenance and upgrades for on- and offshore helicopter landing platforms.

XKP created an animation that is used online and at trade fairs to introduce the service to (potential) customers.