The NHV Group announced a new contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to provide helicopter services in support of the Rentel Offshore Wind farm.
The operations are expected to start in October 2018. Flights will depart from NHV’s base in Ostend to the Rentel offshore wind farm located approximately 40 km from Ostend, in front of the Belgian coast.
NHV will support this project utilizing the H145T2 aircraft, the latest Airbus Helicopter 4-tonne-class twin-engine rotorcraft. With its high hoisting and hover performance and small footprint, the H145T2 can operate in performance class 1 conditions, while its compact airframe can manoeuvre in the confined environments of offshore wind farms.