Peterson awarded two six-year contracts for Statoil Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Leading international energy logistics provider Peterson has been awarded two long term contracts with Statoil to provide logistics support for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm located in the Southern North Sea.
Peterson will work closely with the operator to deliver comprehensive logistics services including stevedoring, ship agency services, provisions delivery and transportation of personnel for walk to work security. Peterson will also be responsible for the supply of fuelling services from its facility in Great Yarmouth.
In addition to these long-term contracts Peterson also supported the barge load-out of the 1,800Te Dudgeon offshore windfarm Substation in Lowestoft in July 2016. Peterson provided 12 of the 72 Self-Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs) axles required for this operation. SPMTs are one of the most powerful heavy-duty transportation system in the world.
The Dudgeon field is an extensive £1.5 billion project to harness offshore wind to power more than 410,000 UK homes. This 402MW offshore wind farm will be located some 20 miles off the coast of Norfolk.
Ron van der Laan, regional director, Peterson said “To have been awarded these long term contracts for such a ground-breaking project is a huge achievement for Peterson’ss Great Yarmouth team. This strongly positions Peterson as a leading provider of logistics support to windfarm assets in the Southern North Sea.
“The management of logistics services in the renewables industry presents a significant growth opportunity for us. We have the depth of experience and proven capabilities to deliver the services required to meet the needs of operators working in this sector.”
Peterson has been operating in Great Yarmouth since 1997 and employs 30 people at its facility providing quayside and logistics services. Earlier this year Peterson, in partnership with Veolia, the leading environmental solutions provider, opened a new, purpose built decommissioning facility in the western terminal of the recently developed Outer Harbour at Great Yarmouth.