Blue Water Shipping has signed a deal with Siemens Gamesa for the transport and handling of wind turbine components for four offshore wind farms.
The four projects, consisting of 183 wind turbines in total, will be loaded onto installation vessels by Blue Water Shipping and shipped out of Esbjerg. The first of 47 shipments has been executed. The contract will roll on for the remainder of 2019 and through 2020.
Søren Messmann, head of operation, port services at Blue Water Shipping, said: “We are very pleased and proud of being entrusted with this assignment by Siemens Gamesa Offshore. It is a very important project for us and contributes to maintaining and strengthening our position within logistics and stevedoring to the wind turbine industry.”
The four projects include three developments in the North Sea: Hohe See, Albatros, Borssele; along with one on the US East Coast – Coastal Virginia.