VBMS signs Preferred Supplier Agreement for Triton Knoll OWF

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 08:45

VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has signed a Preferred Supplier and Early Works Agreement for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF), UK. The project will be executed in consortium with NKT Cables.

The likely contract value for VBMS is estimated to be approximately EUR 80 million and the award is subject to financial close, expected to take place in Q2 2018. The project scope includes two 50-kilometer long export cables and ninety-seven 66kV inter-array cables which will be installed with two own cable laying vessels. The project execution is scheduled for 2020.

Triton Knoll offshore wind farm is being developed by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd and Statkraft AS and located 32 kilometers off the coast of Lincolnshire and 50 kilometers from the coast of north Norfolk. Triton Knoll OWF will be one of the most cost effective wind energy projects in UK waters with 90 turbines providing sustainable renewable energy to over 800,000 homes in the UK.

Source: VBMS

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