Eight out of 32 monopile foundations have been installed on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II in the German North Sea, the project’s developers said.
Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) Stanislav Yudin installed the first monopile on the site some 40km north of the island of Borkum at the end of June.
The remaining 24 monopile foundations and just as many transition pieces will be delivered by barges from Nordenham and installed by Stanislav Yudin by late summer.
The monopile foundations will support 32 Senvion 6.33MW wind turbines which will be installed by Jan De Nul and are scheduled to be commissioned by the end of 2019.
The 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II project is owned by EWE AG (37.5%), ewz Offshore Borkum GmbH (24.51%) and 17 German municipal utilities together with Trianel GmbH (37.99%).