Top News of the Week Aug 17-23, 2015

Gemini Offshore Substations Sail Out

The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination.

Bladt Completes First Frame for Iberdrola’s OWF Picture

First of the total 82 A-frames for Wikinger offshore wind farm foundations is ready for the next step in the fabrication process, Bladt Industries reported via social media.

Offshore Structures Britain Facility to Open in September

Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will officially open its facility by the river Tees in the North East of England on September 14.

Mainstream Applies for Neart na Gaoithe Turbine Upgrade

Mainstream Renewable Power has applied to the Scottish Ministers to vary the consent granted by the Scottish Ministers for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in October 2014 to increase the maximum rated turbine capacity.

Remontowa Turns Oil & Gas OSV to Offshore Wind Vessel

An 83m long, multipurpose offshore support vessel (OSV) / anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) Normand Draupne, has undergone conversion and upgrade at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA and is now capable of working in the offshore wind industry.