Cathodic protection contract

14 Mar 2017
Rob de Jong (L), Van Oord and Pieter Moerland, MME Group (R). The signing session took place at Van Oord offices in Gorinchem

Rob de Jong (L), Van Oord and Pieter Moerland, MME Group (R). The signing session took place at Van Oord offices in Gorinchem

Netherlands-headquartered marine corrosion prevention specialist company MME Group and Van Oord recently signed a contract for cathodic protection of the Norther Offshore Wind Farm.

Under the contract, MME Group will engineer, supply and commission internal and external Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) systems for the 44 monopile turbine foundations and the Offshore High Voltage Station of the wind farm.   

The signing session took place at Van Oord offices in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. Pieter Moerland, General Manager of MME Group's Cathodic Protection division said: "After successful delivery and operation of our ICCP systems for the largest German and Dutch OWFs (Bard Offshore 1 & Gemini) we are now honoured to contribute to a longer life for Belgium's largest OWF. With more than 10 European OWFs protected by our systems, this deal is a clear demonstration of our dedication to customer oriented, high-quality solutions paying off." 

Van Oord is the main contractor for engineering, procurement, supply and installation of the foundations, the Offshore High Voltage Station and the inter-array and export cables for the Norther Offshore Wind Farm.  By Jake Frith