About Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Tier 1 Showcase for Suppliers

Sofia Offshore Wind Farm
Tier 1 Showcase for Suppliers
Episode I: Van Oord


Sofia Offshore Wind Farm and its Tier 1 Contractors are committed to the development and growth of a competitive UK supply chain. To support this they have launched a series of supply chain webinars to showcase contract opportunities during the construction of this flagship UK development. In 2021 there will be at least four webinars in the series, with a possible fifth to be confirmed.

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Event programme

11.00 Welcome from NOF

11.05 Welcome from Sofia (RWE)

11.10 Presentation by Van Oord including details on contracts and timelines

11.40 Q&A Session

12.00 Close

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One to one meetings with Van Oord

After the webinar has taken place, one to one meetings will be arranged for potential suppliers, primarily Tier 2 or 3, with Van Oord. Van Oord will select who they would like to meet relevant to their future requirements. If you would like your company to be selected for a one to one meeting, you should ensure that the booking form above includes full details of the goods and services you can supply in line with those listed under ‘Van Oord requirements’ above.

NOF will be in touch if you have been successful in receiving a one to one meeting.

Van Oord requirements

Join this webinar to learn more about Van Oord’s contracting opportunities on Sofia. These will include:

Foundations and Array Cables

Timeframe for procurement: 2021-2022

Goods & support services Foundations:

  • Concrete structures (Main Access Platform)
  • Secondary Steel
  • Cathodic protection
  • Barges and tugs
  • Marshalling ports
  • Davit cranes
  • Offshore communication system
  • Structural health monitoring system

Goods and support services Array Cables:

  • Cable Protection Systems
  • Cable Hang-offs
  • Testing & Termination works
  • Transportation and Logistics services for array cables
  • Connectors
  • Fibre Optic patch panels
  • Cable cleats


General Requirements

Timeframe for procurement: Starting 2023 and into 2024

Transport, vessels, lifting & logistics:

  • Mobile cranes, self-propelled modular transport, concrete support blocks.
  • Lifting equipment and tools
  • CTVs and SOV plus sea freight
  • Gas/fuel & offshore temporary power
  • Port agents, wharfage
  • Logistics & parcel services

Site related:

  • Temporary site infrastructure: fencing, lighting, utilities
  • Welfare/storage facilities, security, waste removal
  • Civil works & site machinery
  • Temporary site office / portacabins

Goods and support services:

  • Accommodation – hotels and serviced apartments
  • Office supplies (stationery and IT)
  • PPE
  • Mechanical and electrical consumables
  • Signage / branded merchandise


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Tuesday 6th July 2021

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11am - 12pm

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