Boskalis has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of the export cables for a large offshore wind farm development. Boskalis has not disclosed the project or clieant involved nor the contract value but says it is worth between EUR 150-300 million.

The contract scope comprises ocean transportation of export cables with the use of in-house heavy transport vessels. The installation scope includes three 275kV AC export cables with a combined total length in excess of 200 kilometres.

The project will tie up one of the N-class cable laying vessels for at least nine months. Preparatory works will commence in the second half of 2023 and the cable installation works will commence in 2024.

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Boskalis’ track record in offshore wind energy is founded in Europe and has expanded to Asia and the US.

Picture: Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndurance (by Boskalis).

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