UK: Newbuild Windcat 28 to Work at Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

UK - Newbuild Windcat 28 to Work at Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

The Windcat 28, an 18 metre long aluminium catamaran, fresh from Kuipers Woudsend shipyard in the Netherlands is about to head to Greater Gabbard wind farm off the coast of eastern England, North Sea, Break bulk informs. The wind farm, located 25 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, comprising of 140 wind turbines, is under construction by RWE Innogy.

The overall velocity of the vessel is 30 knots and it can endure loading of 2.5 tonnes of cargo on the foredeck. Furthermore, it can accommodate 12 passengers and two crew members. The main function of the workboat is to carry out maintenance and servicing activities on offshore windfarms.

Upon completion of works at Greater Gabbard site, expected to be finished by May it will turn sails to Thornton Bank Phase II wind farm near Ostend in Belgium, which is being constructed by C-Power company.

World Maritime News Staff, April 6, 2012; Image: WindcatWorkboats

 

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