WIND, the Dutch subsea cable specialist, has signed a framework agreement with TenneT for the provision of cable transfers and cable storage for offshore spare export cables.
The contract scope includes:
• Supply of cable storage equipment
• Execution of cable transfers
• Management and storage of spare export cables
The first cable for Hollandse Kust Noord will arrive with WIND before the end of Q2 this year. For the foreseeable future, further spare cables will be stored at WIND’s spacious cable storage and repair yard in Velsen Noord, Netherlands.
WIND CEO, Tom Nooij appreciates the confidence TenneT has placed in WIND, “This framework agreement cements our partnership with TenneT for the coming years. Their trust allows us to guarantee the flexibility in cable requirements they need to continue vastly developing the offshore wind farm landscape in Europe.”
WIND (www.wind.nl) is the worldwide logistics specialist for the subsea cable industry. They provide full-service solutions for the transport, handling and storage of subsea cables and flexibles for the energy market, as well as cable recovery of subsea telecommunication cables. The team delivers turnkey logistics services and custom solutions for customers using a unique combination of expertise, vessels and equipment.
WIND’s client base includes subsea cable manufacturers, subsea cable installation companies, EPIC contractors and utility companies. With a dedicated operations team and expert cable crew, their mission is to deliver a safe and cost-effective service characterised by trust and quality.