Danish overseas wind setup specialist Cadeler on Monday claimed it has actually authorized a contract with Ørsted for the setup of overseas structures at the Hornsea 3 overseas windfarm, off the eastern coastline of the U.K.
Scheduled to start in 2026, the overseas setup project will certainly note the very first for Cadeler’s brand-new $345 million F-class jack-up installation vessel being constructed by China’s COSCO Heavy Industries for anticipated distribution in the 4th quarter of 2025. The newbuild will certainly have the ability to transfer approximately 6 XL monopiles (weight 2,300-2,600 mt each) per round-trip.
Cadeler claimed its agreement with Ørsted consists of a more common dedication to establish the vessel hire contract right into a transport and also setup (T&I) agreement for the whole structure range. The contract undergoes Ørsted taking a favorable last financial investment choice (FID) on Hornsea 3.
Mikkel Gleerup, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of Cadeler, claimed, “The decision of initiating and later successfully completing a private placement for our F-class vessel was based on an increased market demand for assets specializing in the complexity of installing a new generation of XL foundations. We have proved time and again that we possess the knowhow and the equipment needed to be successful in this specialized realm, which requires a high level of expertise. It is therefore a great opportunity for us to continue executing projects in the North Sea, but this time focusing on foundation installations in a wider offering, while building further on the strong partnership we already have with Ørsted.”
The wind ranch will certainly be found in the North Sea, regarding 121 kilometers off the Norfolk coastline, and also 160 kilometers off the Yorkshire coastline, spreading out throughout a location of 696 square kilometers. Once the task is finished, the overseas wind generators will certainly have the ability to create approximately 2.852 GW of power.