Published: 23 April 2014 23 April 2014
Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has announced that SOC has been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inner array grid cable system for the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), a project developed by RWE Innogy GmbH (RWEI).
The OWF will be situated within the German Bight sector of the North Sea, approx. 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist. The OWF will consist of 54 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 6.15MW and shall be interconnected by an inner array grid of 33 kV medium voltage (MVAC) submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 72 kilometres. In addition to the submarine cable installation works, SOC 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. The marine installation works are currently scheduled to be undertaken in 2016, but are subject to a final investment decision to be taken before the end of first quarter 2015.