Middle East

Seajacks Opens Operations at Virginia Beach

Offshore Wind Power Equipment Service Company Seajacks UK, Recently became a subsidiary of EnetiEstablished a business office in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Seajacks offers Blue Ocean Energy Marine. Dominion Energy-Owner company, Support services related to the construction and operation of Charybdis, the first offshore wind turbine installation vessel to comply with the Jones Law.Is considered an important ship for the development of the US offshore wind industry.

The 472-foot vessel is designed by Gusto MSC to handle turbine sizes of 12 MW and above, and can also be used to install turbine and other heavy lift foundations. Named Charybdis, the ship can accommodate up to 119 crew members and wind farm technicians.

Comment on the opening of a new base Blair AinsleySeajacks CEO, said: “Virginia is the center of the fast-growing US offshore wind energy sector and we are pleased to open a US office in Virginia Beach. This office will soon become a hub for US activities. Local workforce, supply chain. And was impressed with the facilities available. Virginia is building a new industry in offshore wind and we are pleased to be involved. “

Taylor Adams, The Deputy Mayor of Virginia Beach said: “We are delighted that Seajacks has chosen office space for Virginia Beach’s town center to support its operations in the United States. Seajacks’ performance at offshore facilities speaks for itself. Their expertise speaks to itself. It will be an asset of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. “

In Virginia, in November 2021, Dominion Energy of the United States told the Virginia State Public Corporation Commission a 2.6 gigawatt coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial that would generate enough electricity to power up to 660,000 households. You have submitted a plan to approve the construction of the project.

The wind turbines for this project will be supplied by Siemens Gamesa, which announced in October 2021 that it will open the first offshore wind turbine blade facility in the United States.

Siemens GAMESA plans to develop Over 80 acres / 32 hectares at Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia.. Approximately 260 jobs at the facility are expected to be created when fully functional. Siemens GAMESA also plans to create approximately 50 service jobs to provide operational and maintenance services for the Virginia Coastal Offshore Wind Commercial Project.



https://www.oedigital.com/news/494486-seajacks-opens-operational-base-in-virginia-beach Seajacks Opens Operations at Virginia Beach

Back to top button