Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded Heli Service International with a contract to carry out helicopter services at the 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
Heli Service International will be in charge of the transport of passengers, luggage, and cargo from the logistic hub in Emden to the offshore wind farm and back.
The wind farm’s offshore substation has a helicopter landing deck to which the company’s helicopters will be flying.
According to Global Tech I, the helicopter services could also be delivered to neighboring offshore wind farms.
The contract, which is a result of a tender issued in September, will be effective starting 1 May.
The Global Tech I offshore wind farm went into operation in 2015. It is located 140km from Emden in the German Exclusive Economic Zone and comprises 80 AREVA M5000-116 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 5MW.