July 24, 2019

Subsea 7 has secured a contract from Ørsted subsidiary Optimus Wind, for the installation of the inner array grid cable system at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. The contract will be delivered by the company’s renewables and heavy lifting unit Seaway 7.

The Hornsea Two project is located approximately 90km off the Yorkshire coast and has a capacity of 1,386 MW, consisting of 165 turbines each with a capacity of 8.4 MW. In addition to the submarine cable installation works, Seaway 7 will also undertake a pre-installation submarine cable route survey, perform pre-installation boulder clearance activities and execute post-lay trenching services.

Project engineering will begin immediately and offshore activities are due to commence in 2021. Read more…