A2SEA Signs for Dudgeon
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has awarded the Charter for WTG transport and installation to A2SEA A/S.
A2SEA shall provide the jack-up vessel Sea Installer including 24/7 marine crew and crane operators for transport and installation of the 67 Siemens 6.0-154 wind turbine generators (WTG). The charter covers project management, and design, procurement and installation of necessary sea fastening and grillage for the work. All lifting operations will be performed by the vessel crane under supervision of Siemens personnel.
The vessel shall be mobilized and ready for load–out at Siemens plc’s load-out site in Hull, UK 2nd January 2017. The WTG components (blades, nacelle and complete towers) will be loaded at the quay side and transported on the deck of the jack-up vessel to the Dudgeon location. The vessel will bring four sets of WTGs per trip, and the WTG will be erected at the pre-installed foundations. The estimated charter period is 210 days.
The charter includes for options for extension, up to a total of 90 days.
Statoil’s Asset Manager Bjørn Ivar Bergemo said; "This contract is awarded to a competent and experienced contractor that ensures flexible, robust and effective installation of the wind turbine generators. We look forward to working with A2SEA on Dudgeon. With this contract award Dudgeon has now secured contractors for all key elements for the construction of the wind farm."