Top News of the Week June 16 – 22, 2014

Top News of the Week June 16 – 22, 2014

East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up

The East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to support almost 2,900 jobs and bring over £520 million of investment into the UK’s economy has today been given consent from the government to go ahead.

Photo of the Day: Butendiek OWF and Ballast Nedam Share Installation Milestone

Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Ballast Nedam Offshore installing 47th wind turbine foundation at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm, which marks the company’s 500th installed foundation.

Denmark Postpones Krieger’s Flak OWF Construction for Two Years

Danish Government and its main opposition, the Liberal Party, yesterday reached an understanding on more than 90 activities to cut costs and increase productivity and competitiveness of the country’s businesses.

Ballast Nedam Installs Its 500th Foundation

In just over 2 months Ballast Nedam Offshore has installed 47 out of 80 monopiles on the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The installation works started at the 1st of April and on the 10th of June monopile no. 47 was installed.

IHC Merwede Introduces World’s First Four-Tracked Subsea Trencher

IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms.