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Foundation for offshore windfarm substation set up

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Foundation for offshore windfarm substation set up

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Making the most of last week’s favourable weather conditions, Belgian operator Deme set up the foundation for the Q34 substation at the site selected for the Rentel windfarm off Zeebrugge, Belgium. The leading role was played by Deme’s DP2 Innovation heavy-lift jack-up vessel, which took just 72 hours to do its job.

The topside that will house the substation proper is under construction at STX France’s Saint-Nazaire shipyard. This all-steel structure, assembled in the Netherlands, is 78 metres in length by 8m in diameter. A so-called ‘transition piece’ being built i