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 Veja Mate Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) project by Veja Mate Offshore Project.
The Veja Mate OWF is located 115km off the German coast, within the German Bight sector of the North Sea. The OWF consists of 67 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 6.0 MW and is based on an inner array grid of 73 medium voltage copper core submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 97km.
The submarine composite cables were manufactured and supplied by JDR Cable Systems and were subsequently installed by Siem Offshore Contractors utilising dedicated in-house resources such as the Cable Lay Vessel Siem Aimery and Installation Support Vessel Siem Moxie.
67 Wind Turbine Generators
1 Offshore Substation (OSS)
402 MW installed capacity
97 km of submarine cables
3,068 W2W Connections
11,813 Personnel Transfers
|Client:||Veja Mate Offshore Project, Germany|
|Location:||North Sea, German Sector|
|Water Depth:||Up to 41 m|
|Scope:||Supply of submarine composite cables
Supply of submarine cable accessories
Supply of cable protection systems
Marine cable route and UXO detection survey
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|
|No. of Cables:||73|
|Length of Cables:||97 km|
|WTG’s:||67 x 6.0 MW, Siemens Wind Power|
|Total Capacity:||402 MW|
|Schedule:||One (1) continuous campaign in 2016 and 2017|
|Vessels:||CLV Siem Aimery
ISV Siem Moxie
Offshore Wind Farm inner array grid cable installation on the Veja Mate OWF project as executed by Siem Offshore Contractors during the spring of 2017.