Jan De Nul Adds Private 5G


01.10.2019
Jan De Nul Adds Private 5G

nCentric has won a contract by Jan De Nul to deliver a wireless communication system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. This way, nCentric offers a solution for state-of-the-art wireless communication on four of Jan De Nul's installation vessels during offshore construction on the Northwester 2 windturbines.

The technology nCentric offers is Mesh technology, combined with private 5G. The installation provides hight badwidth, low latency internet connectivity. Interfierence is no longer a limiting factor. 

Under the EPCI contract, Jan De Nul is responsible for the design, construction and installation of foundations, as well as the transport and installation of cables and turbines. The Northwester 2 wind farm will comprise 23 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines, making it the first wind farm to feature this turbine model.

Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent recently installed the first out of the 23 monopile foundations at the project site 48km off the coast of Belgium. The Northwester 2 wind turbines will be operational and start producing green energy in 2020.