Siem Offshore Contractors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has secured a contract to supply and install the inner array grid cable system for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in Germany.
The company will also provide associated materials and services including of the submarine composite cables and related accessories as well as post-installation termination, trenching and testing services for the Nordsee One project.
Engineering works of the project will begin immediately. Subject to a final investment decision to be taken before end 2014, marine installation works are currently scheduled to be undertaken in 2016.
Siem Offshore Contractors will use resources within the Siem Offshore group. The company claims that combined capabilities of Siem Offshore’s marine operations and the engineering and installation experience of SOC will form a natural and strong resource base to the benefit of the project.
Located about 40km north of the North Sea Island Juist, the Nordsee One offshore wind farm is being developed by RWE Innogy.
The project will have 54 wind turbine generators of 6.15MW each. These turbines shall be inter-connected by an inner array grid of 33kV medium voltage submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 72km.