Spliethoff Group Vessels to Deliver 89 Monopiles and 4 Platforms to Wind Park Fryslân – Heavy Lift News
11 Sep 2020

Spliethoff Group Vessels to Deliver 89 Monopiles and 4 Platforms to Wind Park Fryslân

On Tuesday this week HeavyLiftNews.com reported on the installation of the first monopiles for the wind turbines in the unique Fryslân Wind Farm. Now we can report how the monopiles are to be delivered from their manufacturer, EEW in Rostock, directly to the wind farm project in the land locked IJsselmeer.

On September 7th mv Lady Anne Beau delivered the first four monopiles for Wind Park Fryslân in the IJsselmeer at Breezanddijk, The Netherlands. Spliethoff Group will perform 26 more shipments for the project in the coming months, transporting a total of 89 monopiles and four platforms.

Spliethoff has positioned three Lady A-Type vessels of sister company Wijnne Barends to ship a total of 23 consignments from manufacturer EEW Group’s production site in Rostock, Germany, directly to the installation platform in Breezanddijk. Additionally, Spliethoff’s H-type vessels will carry out four shipments of concrete platforms from Świnoujście, Poland, to Harlingen in The Netherlands.

Fryslân Wind Farm is being built by the contracting consortium Zuiderzeewind, consisting of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord. It will be the largest wind farm in the world to be built in an inland water. The wind farm comprises 89 turbines of 4.3 MW. With a capacity of 382.7 MW, Wind Farm Fryslân will supply enough energy for approximately 500,000 households. The wind farm will be operational in 2021.

Source Spliethoff Group

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