Boskalis and Seaway Win Triton Knoll Contracts
Royal Boskalis Westminster is to supply and install the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, UK. Seaway Heavy Lifting will transport and install ninety WTG foundations and two offshore substations for the same project.
In September 2017, Boskalis signed the Preferred Supplier Agreement which has now been converted into a firm contract following the project's financial close. The contract carries a value for Boskalis of approximately EUR 90 million.
The project scope includes two 50 km long export cables and 97 66 kV inter-array cables, which will be installed with two own cable laying vessels. The project will be executed by Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles in consortium with NKT and is scheduled to be carried out in 2020.
Seaway to Deploy the Stanislav Yudin
Offshore installation activities for the ninety WTG foundations and two offshore substations will be executed in 2020 using Seaway Heavy Lifting’s crane vessel, Stanislav Yudin. This vessel provides significant lift and installation capabilities ideally suited for the challenges of installing wind farm foundations.
Triton Knoll is a consented offshore wind farm being developed by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd. The project is owned by Innogy SE (59%) and partners J-Power (25%) and Kansai Electric Power (16%). The Triton Knoll wind farm is located in the Greater Wash area, approximately 33 km off the coast of Lincolnshire and 46 km from the North Norfolk coastline. Once fully operational, Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm will be capable of supplying the equivalent of 800,000 UK households with renewable electricity.
Picture: The Stanislav Yudin in Rotterdam (by Kees Torn).