Subsea 7 awarded wind farm contract worth over $1bn

UK-based Subsea 7 has announced that it has been awarded a contract with over $1bn by Beatrice Offshore Windfarm for the engineering, procurement, construction and  installation (EPCI) of the Beatrice wind farm turbine foundations and array cables, offshore Scotland.

Subsea 7, in alliance with Seaway Heavy Lifting, will project manage, design, engineer, fabricate and install EPCI jacket foundations and array cables for 84 wind turbines, and perform the transportation and  installation of the offshore transmission modules.

Offshore installation activities will be executed in 2017 and 2018 using Seaway Heavy Lifting’s heavy-lift vessels, Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov.

“This offshore wind farm project is our largest North Sea award to date. Subsea 7 and Seaway Heavy Lifting have a strong reputation in their respective areas of expertise. This contract recognises both companies’ capability to execute contracts safely, on  time and within cost targets and is another major step  forward in establishing Seaway Heavy Lifting as a  leading EPCI contractor in the offshore renewables market,” said Jean Cahuzac, Subsea 7’s chief executive officer.

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