Ailes Marines, the Iberdrola company in charge of the development, construction, installation and operation of the offshore wind farm of the bay of Saint-Brieuc has awarded the joint venture Iemants (subsidiary of Smulders) and ENGIE Solutions the contract to construct the offshore substation.
The wind farm, located 16,3 km off the French coast, is the first large scale offshore wind farm in Brittany and one of the first in France to obtain all the necessary government permits for its construction and operation.
The scope of work for the joint venture Iemants – ENGIE Solutions consists of the engineering, construction, installation, connection and testing of the offshore substation.
The Saint-Brieuc offshore substation consists of a 63-meter-high jacket of 1,630 T and 315 T piles and a topside weighing approx. 3,400 T. The topside is 55 meters long, 31 meters wide and 23 meters high.
Engineering -and construction works have already been started for the topside and jacket. Sail away of both the topside and jacket is scheduled for the spring/summer of 2022.