DEME Offshore has been awarded a contract for the transport and installation of 165 foundations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK.
Additionally, the company has secured the contract for the transport and installation of the turbines at the wind farm.
DEME Offshore will carry out scour protection in addition to transporting and installing the 165 monopile foundations. The monopiles and transition pieces will be installed by the company’s new DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion, which is set to enter the fleet by the end of the year.
DEME Offshore will also provide installation vessel capacity to transport and install 165 8.4MW turbines at the wind farm. Turbine installation will be carried out using the offshore installation vessels Sea Challenger and Sea Installer (pictured) and is expected to be completed in early 2022.
The total contract value is approximately over €200 million (US$223 million).