Hornsea Two Installation Contract Goes to DEME
DEME Offshore has been awarded a major contract for transport and installation work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm situated 90km offshore from the East coast of England.
The new contract follows the DEME Group work on the neighbouring Hornsea One wind farm. The Hornsea Two 1.4GW wind farm will have 165 monopiles, transition pieces and Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW turbines to install.
Pile driving operations and transition piece installation will be carried out by the Orion DP3 offshore installation vessel, the new DEME Offshore flagship due to enter their fleet by the end of this year. This vessel will have a Liebherr HLC 295000 crane with 5,000t lifting capacity. The turbine installation work will be carried out by their installation vessels Sea Challenger and Sea Installer.
The installation work, estimated value > €200 million, is planned to be completed by the end of 2022.
Source Deme Offshore
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