Universal Foundation has entered into a contract with the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord. Under the contract Universal Foundation will provide services to Van Oord to support the installation of two Mono Bucket foundations at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, owned by Canadian power producer Northland Power.
Deutsche Bucht will be the first offshore wind farm in the world to showcase the Mono Bucket technology under commercial operating conditions. The Deutsche Bucht wind farm will have a total of 33 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind V164-8.4MW wind turbines, 31 on monopiles and two on Mono Buckets, and a grid capacity of almost 269 MW. The Mono Bucket foundations will be installed in the second quarter of 2019. Commissioning of the wind farm is expected to take place in the second half of 2019.