First foundation installed at London ArrayProjects and Operations // March 22, 2011
The first of 177 foundations has been installed at the London Array offshore windfarm.
The monopile, weighing around 268 tonnes, was supplied and installed by joint venture company Per Arsleff Bilfinger Berger Ingeniurbeu GmBH using A2SEA’s jack-up barge, Seaworker.
The transition piece was then lifted into place, completing the project’s first full foundation installation.
Foundations will continue to arraive and be installed in a pre-determined patter, each one having been designed and built specifically for its installation location.