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G8 Successfully Completes Pioneering Offshore Windfarm Project in South Korea

18/12/2018

G8 Subsea, Singapore-Norwegian Subsea Technology Company have successfully completed a landmark Offshore Wind Project in Kochang South West Korea.

The work involving approximately 10km of 154kV export power cable transmission line that will transmit 100MW of wind power to the grid. G8 Seatrench Team had successfully implemented the Hermes II high velocity jet system and Seatrench SRT precision subsea trencher to complete the cable protection works successfully under challenging offshore conditions. The SRT trencher is a designed to cut the seabed to up to 3.2m with proprietary high velocity jet technology to achieve effective cable burial protection in a single pass.

The project is part the 1st phase of up to 20 turbines to be installed offshore and G8 Group is proud to be the select few of foreign experts to implement world leading technologies to reduce maintenance cost and contribute to Offshore Wind Development in Korea.

‘’This project has clearly demonstrated our subsea technology under G8 WindPro® service line to Windfarm Developers. It meets and exceeded the project requirements of protecting power transmission lines 2meters below the seabed and our team had gained valuable geotechnical data and operational knowledge to further improve our solutions for the following phases of work’’ commented Gerald Tan, Managing director of G8 Subsea.

WIND Pro® – G8 Industry Leading Service line to Offshore Wind Developers and EPC to reduce the cost of construction and maintenance of Wind turbines developments. Our engineering services deploys innovative marine based methodologies and cutting-edge technologies developed in the North Sea to increase efficiency of construction and operations of Offshore Wind Farms.

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