Merkur OSS Topside to Marry Its Foundation Today

Image source: Merkur Offshore

The 2,660t topside for the Merkur offshore substation was lifted yesterday, 11 January, from a transport barge to the Oleg Strashnov heavy lift vessel, which is expected to install it on its foundation today. 

Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov installed the substation’s jacket foundation at the construction site in the German North Sea in October 2017, while the topside was loaded out at ENGIE Fabricom’s yard in Hoboken, Belgium, in mid-December.

The joint venture between Engie Fabricom-Tractebel and Smulders/Iemants was awarded the contract for the offshore substation and associated jacket for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind project.

Oleg Strashnov has been working on jacket installation at the Beatrice offshore wind farm off Scotland, and was announced to leave this month and hand over the work to its sister vessel Stanislav Yudin.

Offshore WIND Staff

Share this article

Follow Offshore Wind

Events>

<< Apr 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

WINDFORCE 2018

The WINDFORCE Dinner will offer participants the opportunity to enjoy the company of old and new business associates in a pleasant atmosphere…

read more >

Advances in Rotor Blades for Wind Turbines 2018

The conference will provide insights into the aerodynamic and structural performance of smart blade design for future wind turbines…

read more >

Asia Offshore Wind Roundtable 2018

The event will discuss the outlook of the Asia offshore wind industry and the potential for local and regional maritime and offshore…

read more >

FOWT 2018

FOWT’s ever growing and international attendance; with 800 participants expected and delegations confirmed from Japan, Norway…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreWIND.biz, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreWIND.biz, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

O&M Engineer Structural

Here at Scottish Power Renewables we’re committed to remaining a UK leader in renewable energy. As well as investing in our technologies, we are committed to investing in the future of extraordinary people like you...

apply

Vessels>