- Published: 09 January 2017 09 January 2017
The first turbine out of the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines was installed safely on 7 January by the crew on board Sea Challenger. For the next months, the vessel will install the turbines being shipped from Green Port Hull in the UK. This is the first time, the Port of Hull will be used as load out port for an offshore wind project.
Since 1 September 2016, Sea Challenger has been used for offshore accommodation during completion and commissioning of the offshore substation. The vessel was jacked up to 20 metres above sea level and had accommodation for 80 persons including the A2SEA crew. The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm is owned by Statoil (35%), Masdar (35%) and Statkraft (30%) and is situated 32 kilometres off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer in North Norfolk in the UK.