Oceanteam Power & Umbilical BV has been awarded a contract by the Joint Venture for the installation of subsea cables for the shore connections and the inter array cables, including shore landings and j-tube pulls on the wind turbine foundations. The Windfarm is located 8km west of Egmond aan Zee in Dutch territorial waters.
The contract includes the collection and transport of all cables from Naples to IJmuiden, installation of 3 x 15km shore connection cables, installation of 34 inter array cables between the wind turbine generators and one met mast. The project management, engineering and installation will be carried out by Oceanteam P&U's operations and engineering offices in Aberdeen and IJmuiden (the Netherlands).
All offshore work will take place in 2 Q 2006 using several chartered vessels including Team Oman, a turn table cable installation vessel, a DP II vessel and a coastal work vessel. Trenching of cables to max 3m will be performed with Oceanteam's Trenching Tools - Oceanjet 200 and the ROV Oceanjet 900.
March 27, 2006
Oceanteam Power & Umbilical