SEAPLANNER AWARDED CONTRACT TO SUPPORT TRITON KNOLL CONSTRUCTION
SeaPlanner Ltd has been awarded the contract by Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited, to provide its Marine Management System, SeaPlanner, and SeaHub communications solutions to support construction of the 857MW offshore wind farm, Triton Knoll.
The SeaPlanner Marine Management System will be deployed for use by the construction project team to coordinate all personnel and marine logistics for the 145 kilometre-square site located off the UK Lincolnshire coast.
UK-based SeaPlanner Ltd are providing its innovative SeaHub communications and tracking product range to provide reliable communications for the site that is located 33km from shore.
The SeaHub solutions will provide radio and AIS capabilities specifically supporting Marine Coordination throughout offshore construction. The SeaHub units being provided will be remotely monitored via the SeaPlanner software.
Steve Pears, Managing Director for SeaRoc Group and providers of SeaPlanner and SeaHub, signed the contract on 21st March 2019 for the provision of the SeaPlanner Marine Management System that will provide the following capabilities:
- Personnel and contractors inductions
- Management of all personnel certification
- Personnel, vessel, and asset tracking
- Permit to Work management
- Weather forecasting
Steve Pears commented: “We’re delighted to be supporting the UK offshore wind industry with support on the Triton Knoll project.”
Julian Garnsey, project director for Triton Knoll and innogy, said:
“We’re very pleased to be bringing another UK based company onboard to support Triton Knoll, and look forward to working closely with SeaPlanner to coordinate the wind farm construction safely and efficiently from our planned base in Grimsby.”
Offshore construction for Triton Knoll will begin in early 2020, coordinated from a new base being developed in Grimsby. First power is expected in 2021.