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Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm
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Beatrice OWF

33kV Inner Array Grid Cable System

Siem Offshore Contractors was awarded the contract for the turnkey engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) works related to the inner array grid cable system of the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) project by SHL Offshore Contractors as package contractor for Beatrice Offshore Wind.

The Beatrice OWF is located approx. 13km of the Caithness coast line in the “Outer” Moray Firth on the north-western point of the Smith Bank within the UK sector of the North Sea. The OWF consists of 84 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 7.0 MW and is based on an inner array grid of 84 medium voltage copper core submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 161 km.

The submarine composite cables are being manufactured and supplied by JDR Cable Systems and shall subsequently be installed by Siem Offshore Contractors utilising dedicated in-house resources such as the CLV Siem Aimery and ISV Siem Moxie.

Facts & Figures
  • 84 Wind Turbine Generators

  • 588 MW installed capacity

  • 2 Offshore Transformer Modules (OTM)

  • 161 km of submarine cables

We look forward to using the skills and expertise we have gained from past projects in the mainland European sector and applying those in the UK, with our local based suppliers and clients. With our industry leading services and methods we aim to deliver a successful project to all involved parties."

Colin Shellard
Project Manager
Specifications
Client: SHL Offshore Contractors, The Netherlands
Location: North Sea, UK Sector
Water Depth: Up to 59 m
Scope: Supply of submarine composite cables
Supply of submarine cable accessories
Supply of cable protection systems
Pre-lay boulder clearance
Pre-lay grapnel run and route clearance
Cable installation, termination, testing and pre-commissioning
Type of Cables: 3-core submarine composite cable
Voltage Level: 33 kV
Conductor: Copper
No. of Cables: 91
Length of Cables: 161 km
WTG’s: 84 x 7.0 MW, Siemens Wind Power
Total Capacity: 588 MW
Schedule: Three (3) campaigns in 2017 and 2018
Vessels: MV Siem Ruby
MV Siem N-Sea
CLV Siem Aimery
ISV Siem Moxie
W2W Connections: N/A
Personnel Transfers: N/A

Website: SSE

More information: 4C Offshore

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