Wind Energy – USA
Heerema Marine Contractors is selected as a strategic supplier by Equinor on behalf of the 50-50 partnership between Equinor and bp to develop the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects.
The intention is to enter into a Strategic Supplier Agreement for the transportation and installation services of wind farm foundations and offshore substations for the United States East Coast projects.
This agreement will include the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind wind farms and will cover a firm period of seven years.
Throughout this period Equinor and Heerema will collaborate as exclusive partners in the preparation and Jones Act compliant execution of the projects.
Together, Heerema and Equinor will focus on optimizing the economic benefits the projects can generate for the New York State communities.
Heerema’s Director Wind, Jeroen van Oosten: “We are very pleased to have developed a contractual framework together with Equinor that enables true partnership. Together we have established a basis of mutual trust and transparency as core values, and I am excited to see the benefits of this innovative agreement materialize for both our client and Heerema.”