Germany Offshore Transmission Station Contract Awarded
Seaway Heavy Lifting contracted by Siemens AG for the transportation & installation of the German North Sea jacket & transmission station.
The contractors say that the 5,800 tonnes jacket will be installed by Heavy Lift Vessel “Oleg Strashnov”. The 14,000 tonnes transmission station will be installed as a float-over with Seaway Heavy Lifting to perform the float-over operation with the assistance of its subcontractor Dockwise.
The work is scheduled to be performed in 2013/2014. The transmission station SylWin Alpha will be installed in the German exclusive economic zone of the North Sea, in the so called “SylWin Alpha” clusters.
Seaway's CEO Jan Willem van der Graaf says: “We are very pleased that Siemens has awarded this important contract to Seaway Heavy Lifting. It affirms Seaway Heavy Lifting’s position as a Tier 1 offshore installation contractor for the renewables market.”
Seaway Heavy Lifting is an offshore installation contractor with experience in the transport, installation and removal of offshore oil & gas platforms, subsea structures and the installation of wind turbine foundations and substations.