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    Siem Offshore Contractors bags Hornsea windfarm deal

    Organisations and Associations // November 18, 2016

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has been awarded a contract to transport and install parts of the inner array grid cable system for the Hornsea Project One offshore windfarm (HOW01). The contract was awarded by Dong Energy Wind Power and builds on the recent establishment of a UK office by SOC in Aberdeen.

    HOW01 is located approximately 120km off the Yorkshire coast in the central North Sea, covering approximately 407km² and comprises 174 7 megawatt wind turbine generators which will be inter-connected by 33kV medium voltage alternating current cables.

    SOC’s scope of work includes the installation of 81 submarine composite cables as well as the associated post-lay trenching works.

    SOC will utilise vessels and resources from the Siem Offshore group. Project engineering work will commence immediately. Marine installation work is currently due to be undertaken as of the fourth quarter of 2018.

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