FFS in dialogue with several offshore wind players

22 November 2022

FFS is in talks with four different players who are considering establishing offshore wind-related activities in Lundevågen.


FFS can offer a number of warehouse buildings in Lundevågen, and also disposes of significant outdoor areas that can be used for storage.

Text: Sveinung W. Jensen, Tellus Kommunikasjon

- We are working against several wind consortia that want to bet on Sørlige Nordsjø II. What we sell in are logistics, quay and base services, says John W. Nilsen, general manager of FFS.

FFS owns and rents a number of warehouse buildings in Lundevågen. The company also disposes of significant outdoor areas that can be used for storage.

- WE CAN offer so-called hot storage, and also have good quay areas with crane capacity, says Nilsen.

Currently, two concession areas have been laid out in Norwegian waters, Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord.

The supplier industry in Agder sees huge opportunities in offshore wind. Farsund and Lyngdal work closely together to attract business to Lundevågen and Hausvik respectively - primarily to areas that are not currently developed.

- WE HOPE TO could establish Farsund as a service base. The advantage of Lundevågen is that the infrastructure and supply chain are already in place, says Nilsen.

In many ways, FFS will be able to sell in the same type of services that the company currently offers to the seismic shipping company Shearwater. Such as quay access, service vessels, storage services and procurement of critical spare parts.

- PROVISIONAL we are working on responding to RFIs. But there is a long way to go and tough competition. We will work hard and try to get agreements in place in 2024, says Nilsen.

RFI is an abbreviation for Request for Information, and is a business process where a company requests an offer from a supplier for the purchase of specific products or services.