The first segments for the BLUE Hammer by Fistuca BV, which Sif is manufacturing in collaboration with Huisman, are ready at Maasvlakte 2. The hammer will be the world's largest pile-driver hammer, being specially designed to drive the largest monopiles in the world.
Since early April, the crane vessel Oleg Strashnov has been installing foundations for the Dudgeon wind farm, located 32 km off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer in North Norfolk (UK).
In October 2015, E.ON completed the construction and installation of its offshore wind farm Amrumbank West. Located 40 kilometres off the island of Heligoland, the wind farm is one of the largest in the German North Sea with 80 wind turbines and a capacity of 288 megawatts.
Despite an extremely challenging schedule, Sif was able to deliver all monopiles to Rampion on time.
On 12 May 2016, the very first tanker was loaded at the Noviy Port Arctic Loading Terminal (ALT), located in one of the largest oil and gas fields in Russia.
SIF has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) from Kvaerner Verdal for the production of 24 piles for the drilling platform and 20 piles and 20 leg sections for the production platform of the Johan Sverdrup project. Kvaerner Verdal is main contractor for the production of three of the four jackets that will be installed during the first phase of this large Statoil project. At present, production of the jacket legs and piles for the 27,000 tonne riser platform for Johan Sverdrup is also in full swing at Sif in Roermond.