Highlights of the Month: March 2016


EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile

The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months.

A2SEA Cuts to the Bone

A2SEA has disclosed plans to dissolve all of its non-core business operations and focus solely on installation of foundations and turbines offshore.

Shell Could Join Dutch Wind Veterans in Borssele Bid

Royal Dutch Shell, the eighth biggest oil company in the world according to Forbes’ latest list, is likely to bid at the upcoming Borssele offshore wind tender as part of a consortium also comprising Eneco, Van Oord and Vestas.

UK’s Round 3 Offshore Wind Developers Reveal New Projects

The Crown Estate has announced agreements with offshore wind developers ScottishPower Renewables, Vattenfall and DONG Energy, which have reconfigured or identified new projects within their respective Round 3 offshore wind development zones in UK waters.

Boskalis Buys VolkerWessels Out Of Offshore Wind

The Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire offshore activities from compatriot VolkerWessels.

Offshore WIND Staff