CT Offshore to Install Cables at Borkum Riffgrund 1
CT Offshore A/S has entered German market by inking a deal with DONG Energy for the cable installation and burial of inter-array cables at Borkum Riffgrund 1 OWF.
Located 37 km from the north-west coast of Germany, the 277MW wind farm consists of 77 wind turbines.
The cable installation vessel SIA, together with MV NICO and MV SANDER 2, all owned by CT Offshore, will install a total of 43 cables, starting mid-June this year.
“With this newly awarded contract in hand CT Offshore once again proves that it has become an important player within the offshore wind industry,” says CT Offshore CEO, Frank Hansen.
The first power from Borkum Riffgrund 1 is expected this year, while commercial operation is scheduled for 2015.
Offshore WIND staff, February 7, 2014; Image: CTOFFSHORE