Business Focus: IBG Companies in the News

With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide 2017, the new Business Focus articles will update you on the companies that appeared in the news over the past two weeks. 

Deutsche Windtechnik 

Starting in January 2017, Deutsche Windtechnik will be servicing six Senvion 5M turbines at the alpha ventus offshore wind farm. The contract will run for five years and covers remote monitoring, scheduled maintenance and comprehensive service at cost for the turbines, including possible replacement of large components and stockpiling of spare parts. (Article)

EEW SPC

EEW Group has won a contract to fabricate all 84 jacket foundations for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The company’s three German production centres in Erndtebrück, Rostock and Siegen, and both Korean plants are involved in the fabrication of the jacket foundations. Also, the company established an assembly centre in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, solely for this order. (Article)

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

Fixed offshore accommodation will be instrumental in resolving the operations and maintenance (O&M) dilemma faced by operators of wind farms installed far from shores, according to a report commissioned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. (Article)

GustoMSC

Dutch design and engineering company GustoMSC, South Korean offshore wind developer Halla Wind Energy, and Korean Maritime Consultants (KOMAC) have signed a three-way Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intention to mutually develop and design the GustoMSC Tri-Floater, a floating foundation for wind turbines at the Dongbu project off Jeju, South Korea. (Article)

Sif Group

Dutch manufacturer of offshore wind foundations, Sif Group, is working full steam at its new facilities in Rotterdam after assembling the first monopiles there at the end of the last month. Expecting to have more than 150 people working in Rotterdam in two years, the company is continuously looking to recruit. (Article)

SMST

Following the launch of the Telescopic Access Bridge (TAB) M series, with which Windforce’s personnel working on the Wikinger offshore wind farm clocked more than 200 safe transfers this summer, SMST has expanded the product range with the SMST Access & Cargo Tower, which covers a complete package of tower with elevator and access bridge trolley system. (Article)

Palfinger Marine

Palfinger Marine has won a contract for delivery of 66 PSM 400 cranes to the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Merkur will feature 66 Haliade 150-6MW wind turbines installed around 45 kilometres off Borkum. (Article)


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