Royal Boskalis Westminster has been appointed the preferred contractor for the transportation and installation of wind turbine foundations and offshore substation and cables for Inch Cape off shore wind farm.
The €200M (£179.4M) contract includes the engineering, supply, transportation and installation of up to 72 pre-piled jacket foundations and up to 84 inter-array cables in addition to the transportation and installation of the offshore substation.
Inch Cape offshore wind farm will be located in the North Sea, 15km off the Angus Coast in the East of Scotland.
The Bokalift 1 crane vessel will be deployed for the transportation and installation of the foundations as well as the offshore substation foundation, sub-structure and topside. In addition, Boskalis will in consortium with NKT supply and install two 85km export cables, connecting the offshore substation to the mainland.
The total value of the contract will be finalised later, and will include the cost associated with the supply of the wind turbine foundations and inter-array cables. The project is scheduled to be undertaken in 2021 to 2022.
Horzion Geosciences undertook three month site investigation for the project late last year.