Global Wind Service is currently supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on Kincardaine Offshore Floating Wind Farm. The 50MW Wind Farm is located 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen (Scotland) and comprises of five MHI Vestas V164 9.6MW Floating Wind Turbine Generators. It is the first V164 Platform Semi-submersible Floating Wind Farm in UK Waters and upon completion will be the world’s largest Offshore Floating Wind Farm to-date.
This is following successful pre-assembly and installation support by Global Wind Service to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 25MW WindFloat Atlantic Offshore Wind Farm during late 2019 / early 2020. The world’s first V164 8.4MW Platform Offshore Floating Wind Farm and the world’s first semi-submersible floating Wind Farm, comprising of three Wind Turbine Generators. The WindFloat Atlantic turbines were assembled in Spain and towed to their current location off the coast of Portugal.
“We have worked with MHI Vestas since its foundation in 2014, supplying and supporting them with a wide range of services. Moving into floating
wind together means a lot to us and we are very happy to have been involved with Windfloat Atlantic, gathering valuable experience for Kincardaine” Said Lars Petersen, Chief Commercial officer at Global Wind Service.