New key contract signed with Bilfinger for the Sandbank project
Swire Blue Ocean A/S is pleased to announce that it has signed a key contract with engineering and services group Bilfinger for the provision of an installation vessel to support the installation of 72 foundations on the Sandbank Offshore Windpark.
Sandbank is a joint partnership between Vattenfall and the city of Munich’s public utility company. Seventy-two foundations will be installed in the seabed in waters that are up to 34 meters deep. Sandbank is located 90 kilometers west of Island of Sylt in the German North Sea.
Installation activity is scheduled to commence in 2015.
New key contract signed
with EPCI contractor Van Oord
Swire Blue Ocean A/S is pleased to announce that it has signed a key contract with EPCI contractor, Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects bv and will provide a wind farm installation vessel on the installation of the 150 foundations and wind turbine generators on the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm.
The 600MW Gemini Offshore Wind Farm will be one of the largest wind farms in the world in terms of size and production and will comprise a total of 150 wind turbine generators. When completed, it will provide power to approximately 785,000 households.
The Gemini Offshore Wind Farm will be built in the Dutch part of the North Sea, 85 km north of the coast of Groningen. Installation activity is scheduled to commence in 2015.
Pacific Osprey setting
efficiency records with WTG installation on the DanTysk wind farm
Pacific Osprey has safely and efficiently completed the installation of 80 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbines and did throughout the campaign set a couple of World records carrying ten total WTG in one single load.
The fact that the vessel can carry such huge load contributed to the high speed installation.