Heerema grabs Baltic Eagle OSS transport and installation job
Heerema Marine Contractors have been tagged by Baltic Eagle to transport and install the offshore substation (OSS) for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm.
The Baltic Eagle wind farm is located 30 kilometres to the northeast of Rügen island off the coast of Pomerania (Germany), and this new 476 megawatt (MW) installation will supply renewable energy to 475,000 households. Read more about the Baltic Eagle project here.
The offshore substation has the primary function to collect the electricity produced by the 50 9.53-MW wind turbines in the field and transform the voltage from 66 kV to 220 kV. The OSS consists of a substructure, foundation piles, and a topside weighing a total of 7,150 metric tons.
After the successful installation of two major offshore substations using MasterFlow 9800 in Asia last year, Heerema has awarded Master Builders Solutions a supply contract for the Baltic Eagle offshore structural grouting scope. Heerema and Master Builders Solutions intend to collaborate across regions in the future to lever their respective offshore competencies.