Ørsted A/S chooses Atcom and Celab for improving communications at the windfarm HR2

Press Release Published 2019-08-07

Ørsted A/S i Esbjerg signs agreement with Atcom ApS and Celab Communications Danmark A/S regarding the implementation of a new dispatcher and upgrade of current Tetra-system. The new solution will increase safety at Ørsted’s wind farm Horns Rev 2 in the North Sea as well as improve communications with their operations on land.

The solution comprises of Celab Four:C Dispatch with “people tracking” feature that mainly will be used to ensure safety for workers by registering and tracking maintenance staff on Ørsted’s ships and wind turbines in the North Sea. Besides the dispatch-solution the current Tetra-solution will be updated to enable better voice quality and data transfers between the wind farm and Ørsted’s headquarters in Esbjerg. The new solution will provide Ørsted A/S with better control of where individuals are located at each moment whether they be at the harbour, on a maintenance ship, wind turbine or at the living platform.

Atcom ApS is specialised in the design, development and maintenance of advanced electronic solutions for Offshore and has for many years been a supplier to the oil and gas sector in the North Sea and Middle East.

Celab Communications Danmark A/S is a subsidiary to Celab Communications AB and just like its parent company is committed to providing tailored solutions for mission-critical communications. For forty years the group has been delivering different solutions for, amongst others, several of the biggest utility companies in the Nordics. Both for daily and special operations.

The two companies has recently started cooperating to provide intelligent solutions and products for the ”sustainable energy” sector and the partnership begins with the delivery to Ørsted A/S. CEO Henrik Asmussen from Atcom says “We are glad that Ørsted has chosen us to solve the task. With the new contract we expand Atcoms portfolio and further secure our position in the offshore industry”..

Morten Parning, Managing Director at Celab Communications Denmark A/S states “At Celab we are very proud to be chosen by Ørsted A/S so solve their critical issues. We have had a good dialog with them regarding their needs, and they are completely in line with portfolio that we have developed in Scandinavia for several years and we are looking forward to be working with Ørsted A/S.