Siem Offshore Contractors awarded Contract for the Beatrice OWF
Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH ("SOC"), a wholly owned
subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., announced today, that SOC
has been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and
installation package of the inner array grid cable system
for the 588 megawatt (MW) Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm
("OWF") by SHL Offshore Contractors BV. The contract
confirms the continued expansion into the Offshore Renewable
Energy Market for the Siem Offshore group.
The project has been developed by Scottish and Southern
Energy ("SSE") (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
("CIP") (35%) and State Development & Investment Corporation
("SIDC") Power (25%) and has already reached financial close
status on 23. May 2016.
The Beatrice OWF is located off the North East coast of
Scotland, and features sixty-four 7 MW Siemens supplied Wind
Turbine Generators which shall be inter-connected by an
inner array grid of ninety-one 33 kV medium voltage
alternating current submarine composite cables with a total
length of up to 164 km.
SOC will be utilising vessels and resources within the Siem
Offshore group, whereby the combined capabilities of Siem
Offshore's marine operations and the project management,
engineering and installation experience of SOC will form a
strong resource base to benefit the project.
In addition to the submarine cable installation works, SOC
will also provide associated materials and services
including the supply of the submarine composite cables,
cable protection systems and related accessories as well as
post-installation termination, trenching and testing
The offshore works for the IAG cable system are due to begin
in 2017, whereby the project is scheduled to be completed
before the end of Q3 2018.
For further information, please contact:
Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH
Phone +47 90 752 676
Chief Executive Officer
Siem Offshore Inc.
Phone +47 91 676 812