SeaPlanner, a marine monitoring and management solution, has been selected as the system to support construction of the Merkur Offshore Wind Farm located off the coast of Germany.
The contract was awarded by the project’s Principal Contractor, GeoSea NV and includes the provision of integrated personnel and vessel tracking software, access control hardware and installation and setup of the marine coordination centre based in Eemshaven in the Netherlands. Requirements for the project are to deploy, real-time, tracking of vessels and personnel within the development site - this will be provided by SeaPlanner’s Operations Manager and Personnel Manager modules, as well as the Induction Manager module for the efficient and simple induction of all personnel. The Merkur offshore wind farm project is located approximately 45 kilometres north of the islands of Borkum, Germany, in the North Sea. It will consist of 66 turbines and once complete will generate approximately 1,750 GWh annually.