Successful installation of the Rentel substation monopile.

Successful installation of the Rentel substation monopile.

Atlantique Engineering Solutions  – EPCI contractor of the substation and its foundation for Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgium- has successfully installed the foundation last week.

After installing first monopiles and transition pieces for the turbines at the Rentel offshore wind farm, GeoSea’s vessel Innovation installed the monopile – 1,050 tons and 78 x Ø8– , its J-tube cage – 240 tons with its 10 Jtubes –  and the transition piece – 28 meters and 750 tons –  of yard’s substation.

The topside – of 1,200 t and 32x17x20 m –  is still under construction at yard in Saint-Nazaire, France. It will be installed on Rentel wind farm at the start of 2018.