Bilfinger gets first order for Polish facility

Wednesday, 15 July, 2015 - 07:45
The order for 91 transition pieces for Race Bank is the first one for Bilfinger’s production site in Szczecin, Poland. (Photo: Bilfinger)
The order for 91 transition pieces for Race Bank is the first one for Bilfinger’s production site in Szczecin, Poland. (Photo: Bilfinger)

Bilfinger Mars Offshore received from Dong Energy the order of 91 transition pieces for Race Bank offshore wind farm. For Bilfinger Mars Offshore, the order is the starting signal for the production at the new facility in the Polish city of Szczecin.

Bilfinger Mars Offshore has won an order for the production of 91 transition pieces (TP) for the Race Bank offshore wind farm. The order volume lies in the mid double-digit million Euro range. The client is Danish energy company Dong Energy A/S, which recently gave the turbine order for Race Bank to Siemens.

For Bilfinger Mars Offshore, the order is the starting signal for the production at the new production site in Szczecin, Poland. "We will begin with the work as soon as the plant is officially opened in October 2015 and will complete production of the steel foundations by the end of the coming year", says the responsible Member of the Bilfinger Executive Board, Joachim Enenkel. Bilfinger expects to load out the first TPs during June 2016.

Bilfinger Mars Offshore is part of Offshore Systems which Bilfinger put up for sale at the beginning of 2015 in order to further focus the Group's activities on engineering and services. The unit has cutting-edge expertise in the design, manufacture and installation in the offshore business. A total of more than 560 foundations for wind turbines, metering masts and substations have been built to date and Bilfinger anticipates a volume of more than € 100 million for 2015.

Katharina Garus

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