A2SEA bags contract for work on Vattenfall's Ormonde project

A2SEA's vessel, the Sea Jack

A2SEA's vessel, the Sea Jack

A2SEA, owned by Danish utility Dong, has been awarded a contract for offshore work on Vattenfall’s 150-megawatt (MW) Ormonde project in the Irish Sea.

A2SEA will use its vessel, the Sea Jack, to transport 30 of REpower’s pre-assembled 5MW turbines from Belfast Harbour to Ormonde, set 10km off the coast of Cumbria.

The Sea Jack, one of two jack-up barges in A2SEA’s stable, already saw action at Vattenfall’s Thanet project in Kent.

The vessel is expected to be on site at Ormonde from March 2011.

David Hodkinson, head of development at Vattenfall’s UK wind division, calls the agreement with A2SEA “an important part of the supply chain’s jigsaw”.

A2SEA remains one of the few major Log in to read complete article.

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