Sarens, headquartered in Belgium, and PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd, based in the UK, have formed a joint venture (JV) to support fixed and floating offshore wind projects with lifting, transportation and heavy logistics from the port of Cromarty Firth.
“We are extremely pleased to form this joint venture with the world reference player in transport and heavy lifting. Access to Sarens’ market-leading heavy and SPMT crane fleet, engineering capability and Sarens’ giant ring crane fleet, will enable Sarens PSG to provide its customers with the most comprehensive offering heavy lifting, transportation, assembly, loading/unloading and port yard services. currently available in Scotland »said Steve Clarkmanaging director of Sarens PSG.
The deep water facilities at Invergordon and the Cromarty Firth, where PSG Marine & Logistics is based, are ideally located for the execution of projects in the Scottish offshore wind sector, according to Clark, who further added that the JV was also looking opportunities in all assembly sectors. facilities around Scotland.
“Sarens PSG has been specifically formed to support the rapidly developing offshore wind market and help solve some of the current issues around heavy lifting capacity, deployment and integration of wind turbines, as the Scottish market moves towards the commercialization of the floating wind turbine and the construction of the Scotwind project.“said Steve Clark.
At the start of this year, Scotland granted seabed lease rights to 17 offshore wind projects totaling almost 25GW of capacity, well above the expected 10GW, when half of that massive capacity comes from floating wind farms.
PSG previously worked on a number of projects in the UK, including the Moray East offshore wind farm and the Kincardine floating project in Scotland.
Sarens was tasked with the rescue of damaged components of Liebherr’s HCL 295000 crane on board the Orion vessel, whose hook broke in May 2020.
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