Vole au vent Installs First Monopile on Borkum Riffgrund 2

Image source: Jan De Nul

Jan De Nul’s offshore installation vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile on Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

In total, Vole au vent will transport 36 monopiles and transition pieces from the port of Eemshaven and install them at the site some 40 kilometres northwest of the island of Borkum.

The Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm will comprise 56 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines installed on 20 suction bucket jacket foundations and 36 monopile foundations.

The wind farm is expected to be fully commissioned in 2019.

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