Walney 3+4 Wind Farm
Great Britain (659 MW)
Awarded PC contract by EEW
In last quarter of 2015, Bladt Industries A/S was awarded a PC contract by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH for a total of 87 transition pieces for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm project.
The contract was divided in two different projects with four different types of transition pieces. The Walney 4 project was for the fabrication of 47 transition pieces. They had a diameter of approx. 6 metres and an average weight of 400 tons each.
The Walney 3 was on 40 transition pieces and the had a diameter of between 6.5 - 7.4 meters and an average weight of 350 tons each.
Fabrication of both projects was started up in the second quarter of 2016 and the projects was, as expected finished and ready for loadout in the third quarter of 2017.
The Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm have a capacity of 659 MW and are situated 19 km off the British coast in the Irish Sea.