9 March 2021
International recruitment and HR service provider Atlas Professionals (Atlas) is selected as a preferred supplier to propose temporary personnel services for Ørsted in Germany until end of 2025.
The Frame Agreement commenced on the 1st of March 2021 and covers the provision of qualified personnel during the full life cycle of Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in Germany. The roles Atlas will provide will range from engineering, electrical, operations and logistics to project management, commissioning and various roles related to O&M inspections. Atlas will support Ørsted in filling these positions through the company’s offices in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK.
Atlas currently holds this and several other agreements with Ørsted to cover personnel for the developer’s global projects. Martine Rondeel, Director Renewables, Atlas Professionals: “We are very pleased that Ørsted has trusted Atlas with the extension of our services. Our extensive network in Germany will allow us to cover local professionals, combined with expertise from the UK. We are committed to ensure all deliverables and objectives are met, whilst working in a safe environment.” Atlas started supplying personnel to the Offshore Wind industry more than 12 years ago. Nowadays, the company supplies personnel throughout the entire supply chain, from developing and consenting, installation to Operations and Maintenance.
By 2022, Ørsted will expand its offshore wind capacity to 9.9GW, and will have offshore wind farms in the US, in Taiwan and across Europe, in Denmark, Germany, the UK and The Netherlands. Currently, Ørsted is developing offshore wind farms Borkum Riffgrun 3 and Gode Wind 3 in Germany. The wind farms are expected to be fully commissioned in 2025 and 2024 respectively. Borkum Riffgrund 3 will have a total capacity of 900MW and will be located in the German North Sea adjacent to Ørsted's existing offshore wind farms Borkum Riffgrund 1 and Borkum Riffgrund 2. Gode Wind 3 will have a total capacity of 242MW and will be located in the German North Sea (source: Ørsted).