Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by A2SEA to perform engineering consultancy services for its offshore wind farm installation work at the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm offshore the UK.
(WK-intern) – Aqualis Offshore’s London office will provide engineering services including geotechnical and structural site assessments where A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER jack-up vessel will install the 91 Siemens 6MW wind turbines at the offshore wind farm.
Contract value is undisclosed.
“Aqualis Offshore’s team in London has provided services to offshore wind farm developers since the 1990s. We are very pleased that we will be able to support A2SEA on its work on the Race Bank. It is a highly interesting wind farm development,” says David Wells, CEO of Aqualis Offshore, which is part of Oslo-listed Aqualis ASA.
DONG Energy is the operator of the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, which is located approximately 16.8 miles off Blakeney Point on the North Norfolk coast and 17.4 miles off the Lincolnshire coast at Chapel St Leonards. The offshore array covers an area of approximately 29 square miles.
A2SEA provides offshore wind transport, installation and service solutions. A2SEA is owned by DONG Energy and Siemens Wind Power.
Aqualis Offshore is a specialised marine and offshore engineering consultancy focusing on the shallow and deep-water segments of the offshore oil and gas industry as well as the offshore wind industry.
About Aqualis ASA
Aqualis ASA (OSE: Aqua) is a public company that, through its subsidiaries and associates, offers energy consultancy services to the oil and gas, wind and solar sectors globally. The group employs experienced consultants across 22 offices in 15 countries worldwide. Aqualis ASA operates under three different brands: Aqualis Offshore, Offshore Wind Consultants and ADLER Solar. Aqualis Offshore is a specialised offshore marine and engineering consultancy firm, focusing on the shallow and deep-water offshore segments of the oil and gas industry. Offshore Wind Consultants is a globally focused consultancy providing independent services to the offshore renewables industry. Adler Solar is a technical and engineering service provider for the global solar industry. Aqualis owns 49.9 percent of Adler Solar.
A2SEA is the market leader within transportation, installation and service work for offshore wind farms. Since its foundation in 2000, A2SEA has installed approx. 50% of the world’s offshore wind turbines. A2SEA is currently installing turbines on Gode Wind 2+1 and has recently completed installation of turbines on Borkum Riffgrund 1 and Westermost Rough. The company is headquartered in Fredericia with subsidiaries in Hamburg and London. A2SEA currently has more than 380 employees dedicated to the offshore wind industry. www.a2sea.com
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