General – Energy Island
BOA Norway has been awarded a major contract by TM Edison for the launching of 23 concrete caissons for the world’s first energy Island, Princess Elisabeth Island, located in the Belgian part of the North Sea.
For launching of these caissons with weights up to 22.400 t, BOA will provide the semi-submersible Boa Barge 33 (140 x 57,05 x 8.54), modified to manage load-outs of extreme weights over the stern.
The Boa Barge 33 has capacities of submerging up to 21, 5 m of water above deck, uniform deck strength of 31.5 t/m2 and a free deck are 5,800 m2 and can accommodate the load-out and float-off of heavy loads making this barge one of the most capable of its type.
The scope of work also includes project engineering and operational management.
The operations will commence during spring 2024.