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Sif gets firm order for monopiles from Seamade EPCI contractor

Siemens Gamesa's SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. Image source: ├śrsted

December 13 (Renewables Now) - Dutch steel tubulars manufacturer Sif Holding NV (AMS:SIFG) will produce 58 monopiles and the primary steel of the transition pieces for the 487-MW SeaMade cluster of offshore wind projects in Belgian waters.

Sif has won this deal from engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor Dredging International, which is a subsidiary of DEME Group. The Dutch firm said it will produce the monopiles and primary steel for transition pieces itself, while Smulders will manufacture secondary steel and be in charge of the transition pieces outfitting. Production is planned for next year.

SeaMade NV achieved financial close for its two-site offshore wind project earlier this month and made a firm order for 58 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (BME:SGRE). The machines will be installed as part of the 252-MW Seastar and 235-MW Mermaid schemes, which are being developed as part of a single project about 40-50 km off the coast of Ostend.

SeaMade is a joint venture between the Otary group with a 70% stake, Engie Electrabel with 17.5% and Eneco Wind Belgium with 12.5%.

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