Louis Dreyfus Armateurs secures offshore installation contract

France’s Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group has announced that its subsidiary, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, has secured a turnkey contract worth over EUR100m ($116m) for the supply and installation of the inter-array grid at the Saint-Nazaire offshore windfarm in France.

Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, in consortium with Prysmian, was awarded the contract by Eolien Maritime France, a joint venture between the French company EDF Energies Nouvelles and the Canadian company Enbridge.

“This award is not only the recognition of such expertise but also the commitment of the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group to actively participate to the build-up of the French and worldwide offshore wind industry. To that end, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group has also secured several contracts to provide Supply Offshore Vessels to renowned actors of the industry,” the company said in a release.

Full commissioning of the Saint-Nazaire windfarm is planned for 2022.

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