Sif Holding has been awarded a contract for the production of all 42 monopiles and, in joint venture with Smulders, all the transition pieces for the Rentel offshore wind park.
The contract has been awarded by GeoSea, a DEME Group’s subsidiary, responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) for the Rentel wind farm.
The Rentel offshore wind farm is located approximately 34km off the coast of Zeebrugge (Belgium) and will be developed by Rentel N.V., a part of the Otary group and knowledge centre.
The monopiles will be produced by Sif. The transition pieces will be produced by Sif in joint venture with Smulders, whereby Sif will produce the primary steel and Smulders will be responsible for the outfitting of the transition pieces.
The total volume of the project for the monopiles will amount to approximately 46.9 ktons and for the transition pieces to approximately 10.1 ktons. The production is scheduled in the first three quarters of 2017.