Ørsted has contracted Bladt Industries to produce 135 transition pieces for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.
The fabrication of the transition pieces is planned to begin this year at Bladt’s site in Aalborg, Denmark, with delivery expected to take place from mid-2020 to mid-2021.
“We are proud that Ørsted have trusted Bladt Industries as the fabricator for Hornsea Two,” said Klaus Steen Mortensen, CEO of Bladt Industries.
“This contract is not only one of the largest contracts Bladt Industries have been awarded, but fosters also strategic opportunities to further strengthen our relationship with Ørsted. A contract of this size will allow us to full scale utilize our new and lean production set-up.”
According to Chief Sales Officer Nils Overgaard, with this contract, Bladt will pass the track record of 2,000 foundations.
DEME Offshore will transport and install the project’s 165 foundations with its new DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion at the project site some 89km off the Yorkshire coast.
The 1.4GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm will comprise 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW turbines expected to be up and running by 2022.