Sif to manufacture 47 monopiles for the Borssele I-II Offshore Wind Farm
Sif Holding N.V. (Euronext symbol SIFG / ISIN code NL0011660485) - Regulatory news
Sif Holding N.V. announces that Ørsted has awarded to Sif the production of 47 monopiles (approx. 40 Kton) for the Borssele I-II offshore wind farm.
Richard Jongen, Commercial Manager Wind Sif: "This is the first time Sif is going to manufacture the offshore foundations for a wind project on behalf of Ørsted. With our new assembly facility and state-of-the-art deep-sea quay on Maasvlakte II (Port of Rotterdam), Sif is ideally located and perfectly equipped to efficiently produce and deliver the monopile foundations. Sif is very pleased to contribute to a successful offshore wind project off the Dutch coast such as Borssele I-II."
The Borssele I-II wind farm is located approximately 22 kilometers out to sea from the coast of Zeeland in The Netherlands. The project will cover an area of 138 square kilometers with water depths of up to 38 meters and will comprise of 8 MW Siemens Gamesa 8.0-167 DD wind turbines. The turbines will be installed on 94 monopile foundations with transition pieces. The total installed capacity of the Borssele I-II wind farm will be 752 MW.
The production of monopiles is scheduled for 2019. The project is already in the orderbook of Sif as presented when releasing interim 2018 results in August last.
Sif is a leading manufacturer of large steel tubulars, which are used as foundation components for the offshore wind and offshore oil & gas markets. The Company manufactures customised tubular components for offshore foundations, predominantly in the greater North Sea region. Sif combines a highly automated and flexible production facility with technology leadership in rolling and welding of heavy steel plates, which is based on over 70 years of experience and innovative in-house developed techniques and processes. Sif primarily produces monopiles, transition pieces and piles that are used to anchor jacket foundations in the seabed for offshore wind turbines, as well as legs, pile sleeves, and piles of the larger jackets for oil & gas as well as tubular structures for various uses such as jetties.
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