Highlights of the Month: September 2014

Technip to Close Offshore Wind Business, 190 People to Lose Jobs

Technip has decided to shut down its offshore wind division based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, after all undergoing projects are completed.

Suction Bucket Installation (VIDEO)

Suitable for water depths of 30-60m with a height of 57m and weighing roughly 850 tonnes. The suction bucket jacket is installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany.

Safety Alert Issued on Butendiek OWF Accident

A serious accident occurred in the night of Sunday 6 July 2014 at the German offshore wind farm Butendiek. The victim, a Danish employee hired by Ballast Nedam, was admitted to the hospital in critical condition.

VIDEO: SEA CHALLENGER Loading for Westermost Rough OWF

SEA CHALLENGER‘s first job – installation of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines at Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, has begun. The first 3 turbines have been installed.

DONG Energy UK to Employ Offshore Wind Experts from Atlas Professionals

DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd and Atlas Professionals today signed a framework agreement for the provision of temporary offshore wind specialists for DONG Energy’s UK offshore wind farms.

Galloper Selects Alstom and Petrofac as Preferred Suppliers

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm has appointed a UK based consortium as its preferred supplier of its Electrical System.

Damen Starts Constructing Walk 2 Work Vessel on Speculation

Final touches have been made to the Damen Walk 2 Work vessel, a completely new and innovative design for the offshore support vessel market.

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