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.
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).