UK firm wins £25m offshore wind farm contract

A British firm has won a contract to deliver marine services for the Galloper Wind Farm. James Fisher and Sons has been awarded the deal worth £25 million to support […]

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By Jacqueline Echevarria

A British firm has won a contract to deliver marine services for the Galloper Wind Farm.

James Fisher and Sons has been awarded the deal worth £25 million to support the team during construction.

It includes site set-up, a marine management system and emergency response and marine co-ordination services.

The firm will also be responsible for provisioning diving services and running remotely operated vehicles.

The Galloper Wind Farm, located off the coast of Suffolk, is expected to have a capacity of 336MW.

It is a joint venture between the Green Investment Bank (GIB), project developer RWE Innogy, Siemens Financial Services and Macquarie Capital.

The construction of the project is scheduled to start in June, which operation expected in March 2018.

Nick Henry, CEO of James Fisher and Sons said: “The contract entails bringing together a range of services from across our group and utilises the experience and investments made in recent years in offshore renewables.”