Two Dutch Wind Farms to Undergo Inspection and Maintenance

The offshore wind farms Prinses Amaliawindpark, operational since 2008, and Eneco Luchterduinen, expected to enter operation next year, require inspection and maintenance of its balance of plant.

Two Dutch Wind Farms to Undergo Inspection and MaintenanceThis is defined as the wind turbine foundations and the OHVS foundation (below and above water and primary and secondary steel and cathodic protection), the outside steel structure of the OHVS topside, scour protection, infield and export cable.

The basis of the work process is planning, preparation, execution, reporting including analysis and recommendations for the next year.

The provision of services is to cover the following scope of work:

  • Preparation for the inspections and maintenance, e.g. planning;
  • HSSE documentation and method statements;
  • Execution of the inspections and maintenance;
  • Reporting of findings of inspections and results of maintenance followed by recommendations for inspection and maintenance plans for the next year;
  • HSSE management, risk management and QA/QC management.

Eneco is a sole owner of Prinses Amaliawindpark, located 23 kilometers off the coast of IJmuiden, and hold 50% shares in Eneco Luchterduinen together with Japanese Mitsubishi.

Offshore WIND Staff, May 30, 2014; Image: eneco