António Durand Fernandes

Arthur op den Brouw

Antonio Fernandes brings over two decades of experience in structural engineering to his role at Gazelle Wind Power, based in the Portugal office. With a Master’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa, Antonio has a rich background in the field. His expertise lies in the structural and mechanical design of offshore steel structures and lifting appliances, ranging from topsides to wind towers and subsea projects. Antonio has contributed to notable projects such as the Pioneering Spirit Topside Lift System Structural Design at Allseas BV, where he developed and analysed solutions for the complex mechanical/structural system. Additionally, he was integral to the Siri2B Life Extension Project at Dong Energy (now Orsted), where he performed detailed FE analysis and structural modeling to evaluate asset integrity and life extension.