Subsea 7 awarded Ørsted contract offshore UK


Subsea 7 subsidiary Seaway 7 has been awarded a contract for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm by Ørsted Group's Optimus Wind for the installation of the entire inner array grid cable system.

In addition to the submarine cable installation works, Seaway 7 will also undertake a pre-installation submarine cable route survey, perform pre-installation boulder clearance activities, and execute post-lay trenching services.

Project engineering will commence immediately and offshore activities are due to commence in 2021.

The Hornsea Two offshore wind farm project is located approximately 90 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast within the UK sector of the North Sea.

The wind farm has a capacity of 1,386 MW and consists of 165 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 8.4 MW. The inner array grid cable system consists of 165 66kV copper-core submarine composite cables with a total length of more than 420 kilometres.

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