Sea Challenger Loads Final Dudgeon Turbine Parts in Hull

A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Challenger has loaded the final set of wind turbine components for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm project at the Port of Hull.

In total, the vessel made 17 runs between the load out port in Hull and the installation site some 32 kilometres off North Norfolk to install all of the wind farm’s 67 Siemens 6MW turbines. The first turbines were installed at the site in early January 2017.

Sea Challenger had also served as an accommodation vessel on the project from September 2016 to the end of the year.

The Dudgeon offshore wind farm is a GBP 1.5 billion project being jointly developed by Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft, expected to be fully commissioned by late 2017.

Statoil is developing the Dudgeon offshore wind farm and will continue as its operator.