Danish engineering and contracting firm Semco Maritime has announced that it will use its accumulated knowledge of the offshore wind market to shift into feasibility work in the sector.
Semco Maritime, who also have a base in Aberdeen, said it plans to “leverage” its two decades of offshore wind experience to build a new business in feasibility.
The company will undertaker studies concerning the transmission of offshore wind power to the onshore power grids factoring in the balance between project capital versus operational expenditures and asset availability.
Tommy Flindt, director of technology, Offshore Wind, said: “We have found that our unique in-house technical skills and experience can be leveraged into the early concept phases of developing offshore wind sites, ensuring that proper considerations are evaluated and that the right decisions are taken at an early stage.
“We have decades of successful EPC experience and feedback from sites in operation, and it will all be available to the benefit of our customers.
“The studies for the offshore wind market cover a wide range of technical disciplines.
“As for some selected competencies, we are partnering with other strong engineering companies in the market.
“These partnerships have already been tried and tested on a number of successfully delivered studies for the European, Taiwanese and US offshore wind markets where our EPC and service experience has created good value and been of benefit to our customers.”