- Published: 04 September 2013 04 September 2013
VTT Maritime AS (VTT), an affiliate of Continental Energy Corporation, has been awarded a contract by Germany's BARD group to provide engineering services pertaining to the conversion of the offshore oil and gas construction vessel Edda Freya into the Ocean Zephyr and new duty as a dedicated maintenance vessel at the BARD Offshore 1 wind energy farm.
BARD Offshore 1 is located in 40 metres water depth in the North Sea approximately 100 kilometres North West of the Germany island Borkum. It consists of 80 5MW wind turbines with a total nominal electrical generation capacity of 400MW. Construction of the wind energy farm was started in March 2010, completed last month, and will go online at full capacity in September 2013.