PRESS RELEASE
22th of December 2015

Ocean Installer has been awarded an offshore wind contract with Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH. This strengthens Ocean Installer’s position in the European offshore wind market.

“We are very pleased that we are able to secure a very interesting project within the offshore renewables wind market and demonstrate our capabilities on such a project,” says Steinar Riise, CEO Ocean Installer AS.

The scope of work includes recovery of two pre-laid HVAC export power cables in the 500 m zone of the Gode Wind 1 OSS (offshore sub-station), relay of the cable, installation of the centralizer cable protection system and pull-in to the transformer platform.

Ocean Installer will use the highly advanced construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Vision for the project.  This is the vessel’s first project within renewable energy after taking on several comprehensive projects globally and on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including work for Statoil and Norske Shell.

The location of the project is in German waters, in the southern sector of the North Sea.

The offshore installation has commenced. The project management and engineering is located in Ocean Installer’s Stavanger Office.

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About Ocean Installer

Ocean Installer is a subsea company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and with offices in Aberdeen, Houston, Mexico City, Perth, Dubai and Rio de Janerio. Ocean Installer holds strong EPCI expertise within the SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers, Flowlines) segment and is rapidly expanding its operations and organisation within and beyond the North Sea basin.

Ocean Installer provides its clients with recognised first-rate assets and has secured long-term charters on three construction support vessels (CSV): Normand Clipper, Normand Mermaid and Normand Vision. Ocean Installer will continuously invest and develop its assets to fulfill its ambition to be a key service provider within the SURF segment.

Ocean Installer is majority-owned by HitecVision, a leading investor in the oil and gas industry.

Ocean Installer holds FPAL- and Achilles certifications, with systems established in accordance with the requirements set out in ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 31 000 standards.

For further information, please visit: www.oceaninstaller.com