Van Oord has selected DHSS as its contractor for helicopter services during the construction phase of Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.
Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm, located near the southern border of the Dutch Exclusive Economic zone (EEZ) and approximately 25 kilometer from shore and 1 kilometer from the Belgian EEZ, will be developed by the consortium Blauwwind. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has recently started its first work at the windfarm location. The Borssele windfarm will deliver 931,5 MW capacity when completely installed. This is enough power for approximately 825,000 households.
Van Oord, will execute the Balance of Plant, which among others, is consisting of the construction 77 monopile foundations and installation of the MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines.
DHSS, is based at Den Helder Airport for 22 years and has a demonstrated history of working in offshore related helicopter operations. The company also is the helicopter logistics provider for Wind farm Deutsche Bucht, where they are also working with Van Oord and MHI Vestas. Helicopter flights, chartered from DHSS, will take off from Den Helder Airport, which is completely utilized as an A1 Offshore Energy heliport and approved by the consortium.
“This call off helicopter contract for Van Oord at Borssele III & IV, shows that we are a trusted partner for a major client when it comes to air transfers for crew and cargo. With our expertise as Helicopter Service provider, together with knowledge and in-depth know how of Ships Agency services in the Offshore Energy business for a very long time, we fully understand our clients mandatory needs. With a strong dedicated team, we do our utmost to give our customers total piece in mind“ says Wim Schouwenaar, CEO and founder of DHSS.