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Veja Mate OWF

33kV Inner Array Grid Cable System

Seaway Offshore Cables was awarded the contract for the turnkey engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) works related to the inner array grid cable system of the Veja Mate Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) project by Veja Mate Offshore Project.

The Veja Mate OWF is located 115km off the German coast, within the German Bight sector of the North Sea. The OWF consists of 67 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 6.0 MW and is based on an inner array grid of 73 medium voltage copper core submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 97km.

The submarine composite cables were manufactured and supplied by JDR Cable Systems and were subsequently installed by Seaway Offshore Cables utilising dedicated in-house resources such as the Cable Lay Vessel Seaway Aimery and Installation Support Vessel Seaway Moxie.

Facts & Figures
  • 67 Wind Turbine Generators

  • 1 Offshore Substation (OSS)

  • 402 MW installed capacity

  • 97 km of submarine cables

  • 3,068 W2W Connections

  • 11,813 Personnel Transfers

Client: Veja Mate Offshore Project, Germany
Location: North Sea, German Sector
Water Depth: Up to 41 m
Scope: Supply of submarine composite cables
Supply of submarine cable accessories
Supply of cable protection systems
Marine cable route and UXO detection survey
Pre-lay grapnel run and route clearance
Cable installation, termination, testing and pre-commissioning
Type of Cables: 3-core submarine composite cable
Voltage Level: 33 kV
Conductor: Copper
No. of Cables: 73
Length of Cables: 97 km
WTG’s: 67 x 6.0 MW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Total Capacity: 402 MW
Schedule: One (1) continuous campaign in 2016 and 2017
Vessels: CLV Seaway Aimery
ISV Seaway Moxie
W2W Connections: 3,068
Personnel Transfers: 11,813

Website: Veja Mate

Info: 4C Offshore

Offshore Wind Farm inner array grid cable installation on the Veja Mate OWF project as executed by Seaway Offshore Cables during the spring of 2017.

The submarine cable installation was performed using the leading Siem cable installation Duo (Seaway Aimery – Cable Lay Vessel and Seaway Moxie – Installation Support vessel).

Submarine Cable installation works
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Lars Muck
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