Zwijndrecht, Netherlands, May 28, 2014: Atlas Copco Rental, through Dutch company Heerema Fabrication Group, successfully provided the “DolWin alpha” transformer platform with temporary power.
May 28, 2014
A few month later the platform was ready and shipped to its ultimate location in the North Sea. The platform has been installed by one of the largest crane ships in the world, “the Thialf”, property of Heerema Marine Contractors. The Atlas Copco Rental QAS 325 generator and tank remained at the “DolWin alpha” until the beginning of 2014.
TenneT already has 2 HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) platforms in the North Sea. Besides the DolWin alpha, the network administrator wants to construct another nine installations during the next five years, providing Atlas Copco Rental with new opportunities to extend their services.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees.
Specialty Rental is a division within Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. It serves customers in the industry segments around the world with temporary air, nitrogen, steam and power rental solutions. The specialty rental services are offered under several brands. The divisional headquarters is located in Houston, USA.