Vattenfall Seeks Monopile Manufacturers for Three Projects

Vattenfall has invited foundation manufacturers to pre-qualify to be able to participate in the tender for the delivery of monopile foundations for three projects in Denmark: Kriegers Flak and Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind farms.

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The Civil Engineering Manufacturing Monopiles (CIM-MP) tender for which the candidates are invited to qualify will be divided into three separate lots. Lot 1 is for Vesterhav Nord and Lot 2 for Vesterhav Syd, with each project comprising up to 25 wind turbines. Lot 3 is dedicated to Danish Kriegers Flak, which will consist of up to 75 offshore wind turbines.

In the tender, Vattenfall will ask the candidates to propose bids either for Lot 1 and Lot 2 together, only for Lot 3, or for all three lots combined. Lot 1 and Lot 2 are separate Lots for separate projects but will be managed and will carry a risk profile as one project.

Under the contract, a tender winner(s) will be in charge of handling all aspects of procurement of all needed materials, accessories, equipment, components and services required for the supply of the monopiles, along with the supply of monopiles itself, including steel and welding works, corrosion protection and coating works.

The contractual scope also includes, but is not limited to, storage and transport to a quayside, load-out, preparation of workshop drawings based on a provided design, participation and cooperation in design optimisation process, etc.

The installation at Vesterhav Nord, Vesterhav Syd and Kriegers Flak is expected to be carried out in 2020 / 2021.

The deadline for the submission of applications expires at 16:00 (CET) on 20 October 2017.

Vattenfall will decide on the pre-qualification in November and publish the call for tenders in December 2017.