A2SEA signs agreement with UK suppliers for Dudgeon and Burbo Bank Extension

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 10:45

Danish offshore wind installer A2SEA has signed agreements with two UK ship repair and conversion specialists in relation with two upcoming UK projects: A&P Tyne for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and Cammell Laird for Burbo Bank Extension.

A2SEA is currently in the planning phase for its next two projects in the UK, Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk for Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft and Burbo Bank Extension in Liverpool Bay for DONG Energy. Increasing local content is part of A2SEA’s overall strategy to bring down the cost of levelized energy.

“It is the first time, we are mobilising in the UK. Our sea fastening will be produced in the UK, too, and we look forward to strengthening our working relationship with UK suppliers,” says Jens Frederik Hansen, CEO at A2SEA.

Sea Challenger will install the 402 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, which comprises of 67 Siemens 6 MW turbines. First, the vessel will act as accommodation vessel for the project from September until turbine installation is planned to start in the beginning of 2017. Load out port will be Hull.

Sea Installer will install the 256 MW Burbo Bank Extension, which comprises of 32 MHI Vestas 8 MW turbines. The project will start during September and load out port will be Belfast.

Silke Funke / A2SEA

Similar Entries

BSc (Hons) marine science students at the Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI, Dunstaffnage

The ScotWind partnership involving leading renewable energy developer SSE Renewables, Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Highlands and Islands for a collaboration to deliver targeted education, research and employability initiatives

First transformer has been delivered to convertor station for Dogger Bank Wind Farm. Image source Dogger Bank Wind Farm (pict. SSE Renewables)

The first of a number of transformers that will enable the transmission of renewable energy from the world’s largest offshore wind farm has been delivered. The transformers will play an integral role in the operation of three onshore convertor stations in East Riding of Yorkshire and on Teesside, that will eventually convert the current from the wind farm for transmission via the national grid network to 6 million UK homes.

The first turbine jacket foundation is installed at the Seagreen Wind Farm site, 27 kilometres off the coast of the county of Angus in Scotland (pict: SSE Renewables)

The first turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest, fixed bottom offshore wind farm.

Ridgeway “Rockbags” set for exponential growth in 2022 for use in marine and offshore works. Belfast-based construction supply business soars by 40% after acquiring the European rights to distribute “filter units” for use in offshore marine and civil engineering works (pict. Ridgeway)

Belfast-based construction supply business soars by 40% after acquiring the European rights to distribute “filter units” for use in offshore marine and civil engineering works.