EnBW’s He Dreiht OWF Foundation Contract Awarded to Heerema Marine Contractors
Heerema Marine Contractors has announced that it has been awarded an offshore wind foundation installation contract for EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore wind farm.
The work includes the transport and installation of 64 monopiles and transition pieces. During operations, Heerema will use the IHC IQIP double-walled noise mitigation system NMS-10,000 amongst other systems to reduce noise pollution.
Heerema CEO, Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven said: ‘We are delighted to be EnBW’s chosen contractor, and we must credit the Heerema team and our client for their excellent collaboration in finding the most suited solutions for the He Dreiht project.’
The He Dreiht wind farm is located in the German North Sea, 90 km northwest of Borkum and about 110 km west of Heligoland. With a capacity of 900 MW, He Dreiht is one of the largest planned offshore wind power projects in Europe and is scheduled to go into operation in 2025.
Heerema’s Offshore Wind Director, Jeroen van Oosten said: ‘We are committed to increasing our market share in large monopile installations for offshore wind, and are proud to be chosen to enable EnBW to deliver 900 MW of renewable energy.’
EnBW He Dreiht Project Director, Jörn Däinghaus said: ‘Heerema is a contractor with a high level of experience and excellent technological know-how. We look forward to working with Heerema to develop and install our first subsidy-free offshore windpark.’
Source Heerema Marine Contractors