VBMS has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy for the installation of 87 inter-array cables for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm (OWF). The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of (route) engineering, a pre-lay grapnel run, cable transport, cable installation & trenching. The project will be executed by VBMS’ in-house owned and operated cable-laying vessels and trenching tools.

Walney Extension

The Walney Extension OWF will have a maximum capacity of 660 MW and is located approximately 19 kilometres off the west coast of England, next to the 367.2 MW Walney 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, for which VBMS installed the export and inter-array cables between 2009 and 2011.