- Published: 16 January 2020 16 January 2020
Mayflower Wind Energy (a joint venture of Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America ) has awarded a contract for the fabrication and delivery of the Mayflower Wind project’s offshore substation approximately 40 kilometres south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to a joint venture comprised of Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime.
Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have formed a joint venture for the design and construction of the 1,200MW offshore substation. The offshore substation will consist of a topside of 4,700 tons and a 3,000 tons jacket foundation. The project scope comprises engineering, procurement and construction works, including steel structure and jacket foundation by Bladt Industries, as well as design, procurement and installation of electrical equipment, auxiliary systems and inter-array cables by Semco Maritime. The offshore substation is scheduled for delivery from Bladt Industries’ site in Denmark in 2024. The Mayflower Wind project has been chosen by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind with expected start-up in 2025. Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime will act as equal partners in the new joint venture.