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Jan De Nul orders cable turntable for Northwind project

Equipment & Technology – December 20, 2012

Dredging and marine contractor Jan De Nul Group has awarded a contract to supply a 5,400 tonne capacity cable turntable to offshore handling systems specialist Caley Ocean Systems. The turntable, including a 5 tonne and 10 tonne deck tensioner, is destined for the vessel Willem de Vlamingh. In addition to the turntable, Caley is supplying a modular loading tower assembly comprising loading arm, inboard chute, and control cabin.

In the first quarter of 2013, Willem de Vlamingh will be being outfitted for cable laying offshore. Jan De Nul Group will then install the 245kV export cable connecting the Northwind offshore windfarm on the Lodewijkbank off the coast of Oostende to the Belgian power grid.

Source: Dredging News Online