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  • 3 April 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using its giant crane vessel Thialf, has installed 24 Vestas 9.5 MW turbines at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The installation of the three remaining units is now scheduled for Autumn. Offshore construction at the project site in the Baltic Sea began in June 2022 with the installation […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    JDR Cable Systems has begun the subsea cable termination and testing works on behalf of its client Parkwind for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. In 2021, JDR won a contract to supply, test, and terminate 45 kilometres of 33 kV array cable that will connect the wind farm’s 27 MHI Vestas […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm Baltic Eagle, being built in the German sector of the Baltic Sea, has been completed. The substation will sail out to the project site, located northeast of the island of Rügen, after the installation vessel Thialf completes its work on the Arcadis Ost 1 project. Once installed, […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind’s first offshore wind farm outside Belgium, the 247 MW Arcadis Ost 1 in Germany, has started producing first electricity and feeding it into the grid after the first set of wind turbines were powered up. The installation of wind turbines started in November 2022, when the crane vessel Thialf installed the first of the […]

  • 2 February 2023

    Fugro has unveiled that its QuickVision camera technology is supporting Heerema Marine Contractors as they install 27 wind turbines for Parkwind’s Arcadist Ost 1 wind farm offshore Germany. Using a novel floating Rotor-Nacelle Assembly (RNA) installation method, the Dutch company is installing wind turbines with the blades already pre-assembled on deck, onto the tower fixed […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    50Hertz has completed the pull-in of two 220 kV subsea cable systems into Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle platform. The two 220 kV subsea cable systems were previously laid on the seabed in a safe area next to the destination of the substation platform. In February of this year, the substation platform was installed at its intended […]

  • 28 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    German testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has won a contract from Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to test 27 of the company’s offshore wind turbines at the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm. Under the contract, TÜV Rheinland will test lifts, cranes, pressure vessels, and safety-related components of the turbines. Numerous components will be […]

  • 25 November 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total of 27 Vestas’s V174-9.5 MW wind turbines to be installed at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea is now up. The offshore wind farm is developed and owned by Belgian developer Parkwind, for which this is its first project in Germany. The 257 MW Arcadis Ost […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf has returned from the Baltic Sea and has been deployed on the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind farms, where the vessel is currently installing jacket foundations for the project’s two offshore substations. According to AIS data available online and a recently issued Notice to Mariners […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The substation topside for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany sailed out of Hoboken, Belgium, this morning (24 January) and is now on its way to the German Baltic Sea. Iberdrola, the developer of the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany, posted an update on social media on 23 January […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has installed the offshore substation topside for Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. The substation topside, which was completed last month, was installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf. The jacket foundation had been placed on the construction site in October 2022. The installation involved the heaviest lifting […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Vestas has signed a five-year charter with Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) to explore how the world’s first methanol-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from its offshore service operations. The CTV, provided and developed by N-O-S, will be powered by a dual-fuel solution, capable of being powered by methanol, but also able […]

  • 16 January 2023

    Germany said goodbye to 2022 with 8,100 MW of offshore wind capacity connected to the grid after all wind turbines at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm (342 MW) went into operation mid-December. Although this is a step forward, the country is still 22 GW away from its 2030 target and the government needs to take […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Belgium’s Virya Energy has signed an agreement with JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, to sell 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind, Virya Energy’s offshore wind energy platform. Closing of the transaction is expected later this year and is subject to the approval by the relevant competition and other regulatory authorities. Virya […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has completed the installation of the secondary steel on all the XXL monopiles at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea, with the project now ready to enter the next stage of construction. The offshore construction specialist installed the final XXL monopile, manufactured by Steelwind, at […]

  • 7 November 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Heerema Marine Contractors and C1 Connections have tested the C1 Wedge Connection offshore that can be used for offshore wind turbines. The partners said that the conventional bolted L-flange connections are reaching their capacity limits and are complex to design, install, and maintain and this is where their technology is supposed to make a difference. […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Ports & Logistics

    The following article is a guest post by Kristin Carman, PMP, REP – Offshore Project and Permit Manager DNV Energy USA, Inc. Offshore wind (OSW) development in the Gulf of Mexico (the Gulf) is an opportunity that has, arguably, received less focus than East and West Coast prospects, and one which some in the industry […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    VicGrid, a new body established by the government of the Australian state of Victoria that coordinates the overarching planning and development of the state’s renewable energy zones (REZ), has initiated early consultation on new transmission connections for offshore wind with an aim to select preferred transmission options or concepts by the end of this year. […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Purus Wind’s HST Marine has ordered four StratCat 27 (SC27) crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Strategic Marine, a shipbuilding company based in Singapore. The BMT-designed SC27 is well-suited to meet the needs of the rapidly developing offshore renewables sector, Strategic Marine said. The company said that the 27-metre vessel was designed for optimal operational efficiency […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with eleven German industrial clients and one large municipal utility to supply them with green electricity generated by its Nordsee Ost and Amrumbank West offshore wind farms. The relevant agreements were signed between RWE Supply & Trading and Badische Stahlwerke, Freudenberg Group, Infraserv Höchst, Mainova, Messer, Schott, Telefónica, […]

  • 15 December 2022

    The following is an opinion piece written by Julian Brown, Board Chair at SENSEWind. Opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed in opinion, comment, and guest articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Deployment predictions in floating wind continue to soar. By 2050, DNV predicts that floating offshore wind will generate 264 GW or 15% […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Technology

    A major collaboration between universities and energy companies has made “vital” improvements to offshore wind turbines, which could help them generate more renewable energy and reduce the UK’s reliance on fossil fuels. The GBP 7.7 million partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Durham, Hull, and two global energy companies, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Ørsted, […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    “We are looking at a market today that is immense. It is new and unprecedented when you look at the numbers. Floating wind is expected to be, in 2050, bigger than fixed offshore wind. But we got some catching up to do, and catching up to be done is really in the supply chain”, GustoMSC’s […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Vestas has signed a five-year agreement with Blue Water for handling wind turbine components at Blue Water’s terminals in Denmark and Germany. The agreement covers terminal handling of the heavy wind turbine components, stevedoring, storage and service for five years on all Vestas’ components which are shipped to and from all over the world via […]

  • 26 April 2023

    A group of Norwegian directorates led by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) has identified 20 new areas for offshore wind development. The areas, which the directorates recommended should be investigated further, are deemed technically suitable for offshore wind, with relatively low conflicts of interest.  This is part of the Norwegian authorities’ work towards having 30 GW of […]

  • 8 February 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    Updated on 8 February at 14:51 with a comment from European Energy’s CEO. On 6 February, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) announced that it had suspended the processing of offshore wind projects under the open-door scheme, saying that this permitting scheme was potentially in breach of EU law. It did not take long for the […]