Case Study: Wikinger 500-hour service


Global Wind Service (GWS) was contracted by Adwen to perform the 500-hour service on the Wikinger offshore wind farm starting in May 2017.

A team of 40 technicians and 2 site managers are working on the 70 x 5MW-135 Adwen turbines installed. The 500-hour service consists of the following tasks:

  • Bolt check of blades, hub, and tower
  • Service maintenance of transformers, heli-hoist, lower deck, nacelle, and tower

The Wikinger offshore wind farm is located in the Baltic Sea, approx. 75km from the German mainland, close to the Island of Rügen, with Sassnitz as baseport.