GRIDIN'S GROUP Participates in Building New Offshore Wind Farm BEATRICENews
Gridin’s Group continues its successful collaboration in wind energy sector. 30 pcs of primary steel constructions are carried out after signing an agreement with Bladt Industries A/S last autumn.
“The fabrication process of the Transition Pieces at the Levator Oy facilities in Hanko (Finland) has begun. The project will be managed by a joint management team consisting of 25 leading specialists from both companies, Gridin‘s Group and Levator Oy, applying the experience gained a year ago while performing works at the Wikinger project. Such management model, referred to as GRILEV, enabled us to solve all technical and other important issues related to production. The structures, approximately 150 tons each, are expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2017”, says Aleksandr Shamov, the production manager of this project and co-owner of the Gridin’s Group.
The new Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm will be located 13.5 kilometers off the coast in the Scottish part of the North Sea. It is planned to install 84 wind turbines with a total capacity of 588 MW. The jacket foundations will have a height of up to 71 meters with weights of up to approximately 830 tons, the structures foundation to be installed in the water at the depth of 47 meters and shall cover a seabed area of 24x24 meters.
“This agreement is very important to us, as it reflects the reliability and strengths of our company in one of the largest markets of the steel structure production in Europe. Nearly a year ago we manufactured primary steel structures for the Wikinger Wind Farm. Taking part in building the new Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm is a credible acknowledgement of our work quality, which is especially important in this sector, which is one of the largest industrial sectors, and has a great potential for the next 10 years”, states one of the co-owners of the Gridin’s Group Marius Medzius.
About Beatrice Offshore Windfarm
The £2.6bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project has been given the green light for construction by owners SSE (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) (35%) and Red Rock Power Limited (25%) after reaching Financial Close on 23 May 2016. The project will be one of the largest private investments ever made in Scottish infrastructure.
About Gridin’s Group Corporation
The corporation provides integrated project management and implementation of industrial projects in the Oil and Gas sector as well as in the renewable and nuclear energy sectors, shipbuilding and ship repair industry, steel structure manufacturing and other industrial sectors worldwide, both offshore and onshore.