Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm stands on foundations of EEW SPC

Gorinchem/the Netherlands, 22nd August 2017 – The Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has assigned EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH to
manufacture and deliver 31 monopiles for the offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht.
The contract was signed on 25 July 2017 in Gorinchem/the Netherlands. “We are extremely
pleased to be processing operations together with Van Oord on our third large project after
Belwind and Gemini. Van Oord is a strategically important partner for us and the long-standing
good relationship acknowledges our successful cooperation” said Michael Hof, COO/Managing
Director EEW SPC after the meeting.
The 31 monopiles will be in the XL range where EEW SPC will process more than 35,000 tons
of steel in total. The foundations will be manufactured in Rostock between November 2017 and
May 2018 so that offshore installation work can commence as planned at the beginning of
September 2018.
The offshore wind park will have a capacity of 252 MW, is located approx. 95 km west of the
island Borkum and will be realized by the Canadian energy company Northland Power. The
offshore wind park is estimated to go on grid at the end of 2019.

About EEW SPC:
For over 80 years the EEW Group has been known as a worldwide specialist for the production
of steel pipe constructions and corresponding pipe components. The EEW Special Pipe
Constructions GmbH, based in the Rostock Port, is a worldwide market leader subsidiary of the
EEW Group and guarantees the successful manufacture of foundation structures for the
offshore wind sector as well as piles for the offshore oil and gas industry. With innovative
energy and the dedication of over 500 employees, EEW SPC creates innovative solutions for
the sustainable energy sector.

Media contact:
EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH
Ms. Natalie Förster
Im Grünewald 2
D-57339 Erndtebrück
Tel. +49 2753 609-2582





From left to right: Frank Benfer (Head of Sales EEW SPC), Michael Hof (COO/Managing Director EEW SPC), Arnoud Kuis (Director Offshore Wind Projects Van Oord), Remco Huizer (Package Manager Deutsche Bucht Van Oord), Roeland Ris (Project Director Deutsche Bucht Van Oord).