Basque Maritime Magazine 55_2020

ADIMDE NEWS 17 HAIZEA WIND STARTS TO SHIP A PROJECT FROM BILBAO FOR THE NE- THERLANDS SINTEMAR NAMED “GROWTH SYNERGY BEST CHANNEL” In the Port of Bilbao, Haizea Wind has embarked on the first delivery as part of the project to supply a total of 42 sections of offshore towers for the Borssele 1 & 2 wind farm, located in the Nether- land, as set out in the Siemens Gamesa order. As the first shipment on the “Rotra Mare”, Consignacio- nes Toro y Betolaza managed the stowage of eight offshore tower sections, manufactured SINTEMAR received the “Growth Synergy Best Chan- nel” award at the Baker Hu- ghes Annual Meeting 2020 held in Florence. The prize thus recognised its progress as a service/distributor centre in Spain and Portugal in the area of mechanical servicing for ro- tary equipment maintenance by Haizea Wind at its Port of Bilbao facilities for the Borsse- le 1 & 2 wind farm, located 22 kilometres off the coast, in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Each offshore tower of this project consists of three sec- tions (lower, middle and upper), which are up to six metres in diameter, 36 long and weigh over 160 tons. Haizea Wind has manufactu- red 14 offshore towers for the Borssele 1 & 2 project, which accounts for approximate- ly 15 percent of the Dong Energy park. This order was placed by Siemens Gamesa, which won a contract to su- pply 94 units of its 8.0 MW turbine, which will provide a total of 752 MW. During this year, Haizea Wind will continue to su- pply Siemens Gamesa with 12 wind towers for the pro- jects of the Seamade offshore wind farm, in Belgium, and a further 27 units for the Horn- sea Two complex, in the Uni- ted Kingdom, and whose de- veloper is Ørsted, the Danish energy distributor. and repairs. SINTEMAR wi- shes to thank the Baker Hu- ghes team for all its support in the last yea, and to congratula- te the in-company team for its magnificent work.