Saipem has been awarded a contract by Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados (EODC) for the Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore windfarm in Normandy, France
The contract is worth approximately €460M (US$556M) and is subject to a notice to proceed, which is contingent upon a final investment decision by EODC.
EODC is a consortium of EDF Renewables, EIH Sàrl, a subsidiary of Enbridge, and wpd Offshore France.
The project entails the design, construction and installation of 64 foundations for offshore wind turbines.
The Courseulles-sur-Mer windfarm zone is approximately 16 km off the coast of the Calvados region, in water depths ranging from 22 m to 31 m.
The foundations used will be monopiles with transition pieces, which are to be fabricated in Europe and installed by Saipem’s crane vessel Saipem 3000.