Published: 07 May 2019 07 May 2019
Jack Up Barge (JUB) has entered into a contract with Van Oord Offshore Wind for the accommodation and supply of Balance of Plant operations on the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
For the project, Jack Up Barge will deploy its jack-up platform JB-115. JUB will provide offshore accommodation for a total crew of around 100 people, including internet and catering. Furthermore, they will be delivering crane assistance with full coverage of the topside platform, thanks to the JB-115’s 300-tonne crane.
Van Oord is currently carrying out Balance of Plant activities at the Deutsche Bucht wind farm for Northland Power. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German Bight, more than 100km from the German mainland. Van Oord is handling the design, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the foundations, the connecting cables and the high-voltage offshore station. Van Oord is also responsible for transporting the wind turbines. Consisting of 31 wind turbines of 8MW each, the wind farm is due to be fully operational by the end of 2019 and will have a total capacity of 269MW.