Earlier this year Jumbo completed their project for the Arkona offshore wind farm (E.ON and Statoil).

Earlier this year Jumbo completed their project for the Arkona offshore wind farm (E.ON and Statoil).The entire project involves the construction of a 385MW offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

Van Oord contracted Jumbo for the installation of the 60 transition pieces.

The vessel chosen to tackle the job was the MV Fairplayer a DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel suited to the offshore requirements of the Energy Industry worldwide.

ARKONA (GERMANY)
The Arkona offshore wind farm is a 385 MW project that will be located in the Baltic Sea, 35 kilometres northeast of the Rügen island in Germany, southwest of the Danish island of Bornholm. The estimated total investment for the project will be in excess of EUR 1.2 billion. The Arkona wind farm will provide renewable energy for up to 400,000 households in Germany, making it one of the largest ongoing offshore wind developments in Europe. It will consist of 60 six-megawatt turbines, to be mounted on monopile foundations installed at water depths of 23 to 37 metres. Start of electricity production is expected in 2019.

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