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VBMS awarded Albatros inter-array cabling contract

Thu 18 May 2017 by David Foxwell

VBMS awarded Albatros inter-array cabling contract
VBMS is to install the inter-array cables on the Albatros offshore windfarm and connect it with the Hohe See windfarm

VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a contract by EnBW Albatros GmbH for the inter-array cabling for the Albatros offshore windfarm.

The contract awarded to the company includes the supply, installation and burial, and termination and testing of 19, 33kV inter-array cables.

Cable installation activity is scheduled for 2019, following installation of 79 inter-array cables for the nearby Hohe See offshore windfarm, which is also being developed by EnBW. Part of the scope of work for the Albatros contract is to interconnect both windfarms.

The Albatros offshore windfarm is in the exclusive economic zone of the German North Sea, adjacent to Hohe See.

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