Szczecin Shipyard “Wulkan” hereby announces its involvement in the construction of the 1000 MW THOR offshore wind farm owned by RWE. Based on a recently signed agreement with Dajin Offshore, the “Wulkan” Shipyard is responsible for the delivery of internal platform packages.
“Wulkan”‘s plant is well equipped for both intermediate and large steel structures.
“We are satisfied and proud to be part of the Thor Wind Farm construction team. This is a great opportunity for our shipyard and team to further develop their competencies ahead of upcoming new challenges and offshore projects” – said Marek Opowicz, Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of the Szczecin Shipyard “Wulkan”.
About the Szczecin Shipyard “Wulkan”
Szczecin Shipyard “Wulkan” is a large shipyard located in Western Pomerania, south of the Baltic Sea. The shipyard is a supplier operating worldwide in the production of steel structures for the marine, offshore and onshore industries. “Wulkan” Shipyard’s strategy is strongly linked to its key assets, which are dedicated to complete large ships and steel structures with unit weights of up to 4,500 tons. As part of the offshore wind yard plan, construction of offshore wind substations, as well as other large-scale offshore components for the European and US markets, is planned. The shipbuilding business will focus on the commercial fleet, as well as offshore wind energy vessels such as “Walk to Work” vessels.
Key strengths of the shipyard:
- 1 Platform for assembly and loading of roro or SPMT up to 4,500 tons,
- 2 semi-dry slipways for new shipbuilding,
- 600 m of wharves for outfitting and loading,
- 10,000 m2 of FROSIO-certified shot blasting and painting halls,
- 80,000 m2 of production halls with overhead cranes with a capacity of 60-240 tons.
Source: Szczecin Shipyard “Wulkan”