Highlights of the Month: February, 2014
Marubeni and Technip to Build Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm
Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Marubeni and Technip Offshore Wind Limited (working in consortium) as the preferred supplier of balance of plant EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) services for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.
First OW Jack-Up Vessel Built in Germany Travels to Bremerhaven
Aeolus, the first jack-up vessel specialized for work on offshore wind farms to be designed and built in Germany, has left the shipyard and is now sailing along the river Elbe to Bremerhaven.
Humber Gateway OWF: 24 Foundations Installed, More Workers Needed
The first phase of foundations installation at the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm has been successfully completed.
A2SEA Sells SEA ENERGY Wind Turbine Installation Vessel
A2SEA has sold its offshore wind installation vessel SEA ENERGY.
Siemens Develops System to Fight Fires in Wind Turbines
Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Vestas’ 8MW Turbine Selected for Burbo Bank Extension
Vestas has been selected as the preferred supplier by Dong Energy for their offshore wind project in the UK.
DONG Energy Finds Offshore Communication Solution
Innovative employees in DONG Energy’s wind business have found a new communication tool that makes it possible to communicate on offshore sites before cables have been uncoiled, and telecommunication poles have been installed.