Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha topsides

General information

Client Petrofac Norge (ultimate client TenneT) 
Project Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha topsides 
Year 2021 
Location Dutch North Sea  
Vessels Pioneering Spirit 
Max. water depth ~20 m

Scope of work

  • Installation of an offshore transformer station topsides (~4000 t)
  • Engineering of spreader bar
  • Engineering of installation and rigging plans
  • Jacket installation preparations (scaffolding, installation of various equipment)
  • Topsides finalisation works (removal of lifting aids, installation of navaid)
  • Leg welding
  • Dropped objects survey by ROV

Project specials

  • Welding scope
  • Small project team
  • Fast-track T&I project
  • Shallow water area requiring Pioneering Spirit to operate at small draught
  • Wintertime installation (high winds, low temperatures)
  • Installation during the JLS finalisation works