Seaway Heavy Lifting completes installation of Meerwind transformer topsideProjects and Operations // April 14, 2014
Seaway Heavy Lifting has successfully completed installation of the 3,300 tonne transformer topside for the WindMW Meerwind project.
The installation took place in a water depth of 23m in the German Bight on 3 April 2014. Seaway Heavy Lifting performed the lift on DP with its crane vessel Oleg Strashnov. With the installation of the topside the windfarm is complete.
The Meerwind offshore windfarm has a capacity of 288MW and consists of 80 wind turbines of 3.6MW each. Seaway Heavy Lifting performed the transport and installation of transition pieces, the transformer topside as well as the jacket for WindMW.
The Meerwind project started for Seaway Heavy Lifting in September 2011 and the offshore installation part of the transition pieces and the jacket took place in the second quarter of 2013.