North Sea, Belgium
The consortium of ENGIE Fabricom, Tractebel, Smulders and GeoSea has been awarded a contract for the construction and installation of the SeaMade offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The consortium will build the two high voltage substations, and their respective substructure, to be installed respectively in the Mermaid and the Seastar area.
Within the consortium, Smulders is responsible for the full engineering, procurement, fabrication and corrosion protection of the steel constructions for the topside and its respective substructures being Transition pieces and monopiles.
About SeaMade NV
SeaMade is the name of two combined offshore wind projects, Mermaid and Seastar, two offshore wind parks in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Mermaid has a capacity of 235 MW and is located approximately 50 km off the Belgian coast. Seastar is located closer to the mainland, approximately 40 km off the coast and has a capacity of 252 MW.
SeaMade will consist of 58 SGRE (Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy) wind turbines and provide green energy to supply about 485,000 families and reduce CO2 emissions with 500,000 ton a year.
- Client: SeaMade NV
- Weight topside: 570 tons (steel)
- Weight TP: 480 tons
- Weight Monopile: 1,080 tons