November 25 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the turbine foundations for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in th
The award is still subject to financial close of the full project which is expected in the first half of 2017.
The wind farm is located 45 km North of Borkum Island in the German bight. The 203 MW offshore wind farm comprises 32 wind turbines of 6.3 MW each. Each foundation consists of a monopile and a transition piece.
Project management and engineering has already started at Seaway Heavy Lifting's offices in Hamburg and Zoetermeer. Fabrication will take place in 2017 and 2018, while offshore installation activities will be executed in 2018 using Seaway Heavy Lifting's heavy lift vessel, Stanislav Yudin.
Jan Willem van der Graaf, ceo of Seaway Heavy Lifting, explained that the Borkum contract is the company's second EPCI project, and marks a major step forward in its ambition to become a leading EPCI contractor in the offshore renewables industry.