C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services awarded 4 year O&M contract in Germany
IJMUIDEN, 15 May 2018 – Further to various successful campaigns in Germany in recent years, including corrosion protection/coating repair works, survey assignments and ROV inspections in offshore windfarms Dan Tysk, Butendiek, Veja Mate, Gode Wind as well as Nordsee Ost, C-Ventus announces that it has been awarded a 4 year contract by innogy for subsea works in OWF Nordsee Ost. The contract sees to annual ROV inspections of infrastructure as well as follow-up, remediation works as and when required.
“We are extremely pleased to be awarded this contract as it is in line with our strategy to enter into long term arrangements directly with the operators of offshore windfarms whereby we can provide not only the subsea services but the entire O&M scope, including performance of all ‘above waterline’ works and the supply of suitable crew transfer vessels (CTV’s). With The Netherlands and Belgium considered our home-bases and after setting up an office in the United Kingdom, our focus is very much on Germany and we are convinced that this contract will accelerate further growth in the German sector ” said Hans Reinigert (Managing Director C-Ventus).
innogy SE is a leading German energy company, with revenue of around €43 billion (2017), more than 42,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonized, decentralized and digital energy world. Its activities focus on its more than 22 million customers, and on offering them innovative and sustainable products and services which enable them to use energy more efficiently and improve their quality of life. The key markets are Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as several countries in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe, especially the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. In renewable power generation, the company is also active in other regions, e.g. Spain, Italy and the USA, with a total capacity of 3.9 gigawatts. As a leader of innovation in future-oriented fields like eMobility, we are represented in the international hot-spots of the technology industry such as Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, London and Berlin. We combine the extensive expertise of our energy technicians and engineers with digital technology partners, from start-ups to major corporates.
With more than 1,000 MW of installed capacity (pro-rata), innogy is one of the world’s leading operators of offshore wind farms. Together with investment partners the company owns seven operational wind farms off the UK, Germany and Belgian coasts. This includes Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm located 30 kilometers North of the island of Helgoland. Its 48 wind turbines generate sufficient climate-friendly electricity to supply approximately 320,000 households. This makes Nordsee Ost one of the largest commercial wind energy projects off the German coast.
C-Ventus is a dynamic and continuously evolving company responding to the needs and further maturation of the offshore wind market. With the head-office in the port area of IJmuiden, near Amsterdam, and offices in the United Kingdom, C-Ventus has become known as a capable and competent service provider for the offshore wind segment.
Our track-record comprises project and marine operations management, export and inter-array cable pull-ins , shore-landings, pre and post installation surveys, UXO remediation as well as Rope Access services and subsea support by both divers and ROV’s, whereas our BoP packages include the inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) of the entire offshore infrastructure.