EEW OSB Starts Borssele 1&2 TP Production

EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) has commenced the production of the transition pieces for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

A ceremony was held to mark the cutting of the first steel at the company’s site at Haverton Hill in the UK.

EEW OSB won the contract for the production of 35 transition pieces for the 94 monopile foundations in October. Bladt is in charge of the remaining 59 pieces.

Ørsted’s Borssele 1 & 2 will comprise 94 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines installed 23km from the Dutch coast.

GeoSea is responsible for transporting and installing the monopile foundations, while A2SEA will provide installation vessel capacity to transport and install the wind turbines.

The 752MW project is planned to be fully commissioned by the end of 2020.

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