Solstad Wins Moray East Contract

Solstad Offshore ASA has secured a contract with GeoSea for the Moray East offshore wind project in the UK.

Solstad Wins Moray East Contract
Source: Solstad

Solstad Offshore will provide the vessel Normand Service, previously Sea Spider, to support wind farm installation operations at the 950MW project.

The vessel will be chartered for a period of 180 days firm, with up to seven months of options. The work is expected to begin in the second quarter of the year, the company said.

Moray East will comprise 100 MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines mounted on jacket foundations and installed some 22km off the Aberdeenshire coast.

GeoSea is the EPCI contractor for the project’s 100 turbine foundations and three offshore substation foundations, and is in charge of transporting and installing the three OSS topsides.

Project developer, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd, owned by EDPR, Diamond Green Limited and ENGIE, plans to have the 950MW project fully operational in 2022.

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