Wind Innovation Assumes Position at Veja Mate

C-bed’s floating hotel Wind Innovation has started 2017 by heading off to the German North Sea and starting a new charter on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm.

Source: C-bed

The new project is located 95 kilometres off Borkum Island. In total, the wind farm will comprise 67 Siemens 6MW turbines.

The project is expected to be concluded within 7-10 months and when fully commissioned, the wind farm will provide electricity for 400,000 German homes every year, C-bed said.

By applying her purpose built walk-to-work concept, Wind Innovation will make up an integrated part of the entire installation setup.

Throughout the project period, C-bed will using Esbjerg, Denmark, as base port for crew change and loading of fresh supplies.

As reported earlier this week, wind farm installation vessels Seajacks Scylla and Bold Tern arrived in Esbjerg and started loading the first turbine components to be installed at the site.

Veja Mate is a EUR 1.9 billion offshore wind project owned by the Highland Group Holdings Ltd, Siemens Financial Services, and CI II managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.

The wind farm is expected to be fully operational by late 2017/early 2018.