Blue Tern to support jacket installation at Neart na Goithe


Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a contract with the Blue Tern, a jacket installation vehicle, to support the jacket installation campaign on the Neart na Goithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.

The Blue Tern is headed for Neart na Goithe. (Courtesy: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier)

The contract is included in FOWIC’s disclosed total backlog with a value of about 355 million euros. Blue Tern will support the jacket installation campaign by doing drilling and possibly piling works.

“We are delighted to have FOWIC and the Blue Tern engaged in what will be an exciting phase in the development of NnG.

The Blue Tern is a fantastic asset, and we look forward to seeing her utilized in support of the jacket installation works,” said a Neart na Goithe spokesperson.

“We are pleased to have been awarded the extra work on NnG and we look forward to working with them to safely deliver on this project,” said a spokesperson for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier.

Neart na Gaoithe is a key U.K. offshore wind-farm project and located off the east coast of Scotland, 15.5 kilometers off the Fife coast and covers an area of about 105 square kilometers.

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