The Drydocks World Dubai shipyard has signed a contract with Petrofac and TenneT to carry-out the construction of a High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) topside for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha platform.
The HVAC unit will be part of a renewable energy wind farm, located in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea. The 3500 tonnes topside is set to be completed in 2021. Drydocks World’s scope of work includes production engineering, construction, mechanical work, pre-commissioning and commissioning assistance.
Capt. Rado Antolovic, chief executive and managing director of DP World’s Maritime Services Division, commented: “The role of renewables is continuing to gain prominence in the global energy market. Drydocks World is well-versed in the evolving technologies of the offshore industry to develop this segment.”