Project Borssele III - IV the Netherlands
Sif Holding N.V. (Euronext symbol SIFG / ISIN code NL0011660485) - Regulatory news
Sif Holding N.V. announces today that it has been awarded the production of 77 monopiles (68 Kton) for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Borssele III & IV is developed by a consortium (Blauwwind II) comprising Shell, Eneco, Van Oord, and Diamond Generating Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation. The contract has been awarded by Van Oord as the EPCI contractor for the project and is subject to financial close.
The Borssele III & IV 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 122 square kilometers with water depths of up to 38 meters and will comprise of Vestas V164-9.5 MW wind turbines. The turbines will be built on monopile foundations without transition pieces. The total installed capacity of the Borssele III & IV wind farm will be 731.5 MW.
The production of monopiles is scheduled from early July until December 2018. The project was already presented in the orderbook of Sif as "exclusive negotiations" and will now be presented as a firm contract. This brings the total orderbook for 2018 at 183 Kton.
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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