Wiking Heads Far Offshore with Global Tech I Deal

Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has signed a multi-year service contract with Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH to provide personal and material helicopter transport services to the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

As part of this contract, Wiking will carry out helicopter crew change service from its base in Emden with its Leonardo AW 139 and Airbus H145 helicopter types.

”The Global Tech I team is pleased to welcome the WIKING team as our new helicopter service provider. WIKING convinced us with its high safety and quality standards and customer orientation. We look forward to a successful and long-term partnership,” said Roman Müller, Head of operational coordination, Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH.

Located 140 kilometres from Emden in the German Exclusive Economic Zone, the Global Tech I offshore wind farm consists of 80 5MW AREVA M5000-116 turbines that have been fully operational since 2015.

Global Tech I is the farthest offshore wind farm installed in German waters.

Photo: Wiking