Published: 06 July 2018 06 July 2018
Bladt Industries, EPCI contractor Jan De Nul and developer Parkwind have signed the fabrication contracts for the monopiles and transition pieces for the Belgian Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. Preliminary work on the foundations project will commence 1 November 2018.
Until then, Bladt Industries will initiate a design optimisation process together with Parkwind and Jan De Nul. Bladt Industries will fabricate both monopiles and transition pieces in Aalborg. The monopiles have a diameter of up to 8 metres, a length of up to 82 metres, and a weight of up to approximately 1000 tonnes. The transition pieces have a diameter of up to 6.8 metres, a length of app. 20 metres, and a weight of 189 tonnes. Northwester 2 is controlled and developed by Parkwind, who is in charge of the construction of the park. The park will be installed in the Belgian part of the North Sea about 46 km off the Belgian coast. The park will have a total capacity of 219MW.