Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation of the inner array grid cable system for the Trianel Windpark Borkum Phase II (TWB-II) offshore wind farm.
The company was awarded the contract by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. KG.
The TWB-II offshore wind farm is located approximately 40 km north of the island of Borkum within the German Bight sector of the North Sea.
The 32 x monopile mounted 6.33 MW wind turbine generators will be inter-connected by 36 x 33 kV medium voltage alternating current submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 61 km, the company explained.
In addition to the submarine cable installation works, SOC will 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 services.
The project engineering works will start immediately. The marine installation works are currently scheduled to be undertaken as of Q3 2018, but are subject to the project final investment decision, which is expected to be taken in Q2 2017, the company added.