Baltic Power invites tenders for the design and construction of the O&M base

Baltic Power has announced a tender to select a contractor for the design and construction of an operation and maintenance (O&M) base to serve the Baltic power offshore wind farm.

The O&M base will consist of a 1600 m2 social and office building, 800 m2 warehouse, a transshipment quay suitable for accommodating 3-4 CTV units, roads and maneuvering places. The area will be equipped with the necessary technical infrastructure allowing the implementation of the basic tasks of the O&M base. The base and dock area should be properly paved, lighted and drained.

The existing wharf, approx. 160 m long, will be rebuilt and reinforced by the construction of a new quay slab supported on an independent supporting structure. The riverbed in front of the wharf will require dredging and implementation of appropriate riverbed reinforcement. The base area will be connected to a public road, all necessary utilities including wireless connectivity will be provided, rainwater will be treated before being discharged into the appropriate receiver, depending on the type of activity and the place of release.

As part of the procurement process, Baltic Power plans to select a contractor who, on the basis of an EPCI agreement, will prepare the documentation and obtain the arrangements, conduct the investment process completed by obtaining the appropriate administrative decisions. allowing the construction of the O&M base and carrying out the installation with all its devices, networks and equipment necessary to start operations.

Interested persons are required to respond no later than March 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Bidders who have passed the shortlisting process will be revealed in April 2022 with the aim of selecting a winner for contract implementation in July 2022.

​PKN ORLEN and Northland Power are jointly developing

Baltic power with a total capacity of up to 1.2 GW. Construction is expected to begin in 2023 with commercial operations planned for 2026. Last year, the Polish Energy Regulatory Office approved a contract for difference for the Baltic power offshore wind farm whose price was PLN 319.60 per MWh for up to 25 years.

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