MPI Offshore has announced that it has been awarded a contract to install wind turbines on the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm. In a short ceremony held in May in Hamburg, the contract was signed by representatives from Senvion and MPI.

MPI’s wind turbine installation vessel, MPI Enterprise, will perform offshore transportation and installation of all 54 Senvion 6.2M-126 turbines. Operations will take place in waters up to 29 metres deep, with work scheduled to commence in early 2017.

When commissioned, the Nordsee One field will provide power to more than 400,000 households. Located approximately 40 km north of Juist Island, the wind farm covers an area of about 41 square kilometres and is expected to be operational in late 2017. Nordsee One is owned by Northland Power Inc. (85%) and RWE International SE (15%).

By Jake Frith