Equinor Picks Stowen for Sheringham Shoal

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 18, 2019

Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Image: Stowen

Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Image: Stowen

Great Yarmouth-based Stowen Clean Energy has secured a maintenance contract with Equinor for its Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm off the North Norfolk coast in the UK.

As per contract, Stowen will deliver a cathodic protection system for the substations for the 317MW offshore wind farm.

The work will take place Q4 2019 – Q1 2020. The installation of the system will ensure the life expectancy of the assets whilst providing a way of monitoring corrosion levels.

The contract win further strengthens the existing diverse portfolio of Stowens operations and maintenance project team operating out of Great Yarmouth.

“The continued investment of having our personnel trained for use in multiple environments allows the team to be constructed from a pool of permanent employees bringing skilled trades to the project,” Stowen said.

The installation will be undertaken within confined spaces a particular area that Stowens project team have vast experience in delivering a comprehensive work scope safely from planning to completion.

This is Stowen’s second deployment on the wind farm. Back in July 2018, Equinor hired Stowen to carry out non-destructive testing and survey of the wind farm’s 88 turbine monopiles.

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