Sweden’s NDE Offshore AB is carrying out inspection, maintenance and installation activities at the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm on behalf of Ocean Breeze Energy.
In March 2017, NDE Offshore was awarded a two-year inspection, repair and maintenance contract with Ocean Breeze Energy. The service contract also includes ICCP works at the wind farm in the German North Sea. The project started in mid-May.
NDE Offshore is using the vessel Ocean Zephyr, equipped with a Walk-to-Work system and an ROV to carry out topside and subsea operations. The campaign comprises of topside inspection, service and installation as well as underwater inspections of the transition pieces. The installation scope, is carried out from a second vessel, Glomar Wave, NDE Offshore said.
David Malmberg, Sales and Marketing Manager at NDE Offshore, said: “This contract demonstrates the strong partnership we have developed with Ocean Breeze over the past years. We are very much looking forward to the continued cooperation.”
Bard Offshore 1 is located 100 kilometers northwest of Borkum and comprises 80 wind turbines.