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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Huisman a contract to deliver a Motion Compensated Pile Gripper (MCPG) for use in offshore wind farm construction. Designed specifically for Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf, the MCPG will enable Heerema to install monopiles up to 12.5 metres in diameter, with a length of up to 115 metres, and […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has completed the installation of the final XXL monopile at the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. This was the first project executed by DEME’s new floating installation vessel, Orion, which installed the foundations using its DP3 system. Manufactured by Steelwind in Germany, the 28 XXL […]

  • 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. […]

  • 20 July 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operator 50Hertz has announced that the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore substation has been connected to the German extra-high voltage grid after the 220 kV submarine cable required for this was pulled into place on the platform over the past few days. Final assembly and commissioning works will now follow. “We are very proud […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ crane vessel Thialf has crossed the Storebaelt Bridge and entered the Baltic Sea as the vessel is being deployed to install the offshore substation at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm and wind turbines at at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, both in Germany. Thialf‘s passage under the Storebaelt Bridge, […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Industry

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has awarded Semco Maritime a five-year service contract for the offshore substation at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. From 2022 to 2027, Semco Maritime will perform service assignments at the offshore platform northeast of Rügen island in Germany. The company’s scope of work will include scheduled and […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind and 50Hertz have installed the offshore substation for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The 2,380-tonne, 30-metre high offshore substation was installed by the Scaldis crane ship Gulliver on its monopile foundation at the project site, located around 19 kilometres east of Rügen island in Germany. The […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Roenne, located on the Danish island of Bornholm, has started working on an upgrade to meet the upcoming increased demand from the offshore wind sector in the Baltic Sea. On 29 June, the port said it was advancing its planned future security from the Master Plan 2050 which will begin in 2023, at the […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry

    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 offshoreWIND.biz. Deployment predictions in floating wind continue to soar. By 2050, DNV predicts that floating offshore wind will generate 264 GW or 15% […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 1, a subsidiary of PGE Baltica from the PGE Group, has scored the most points in the procedure regarding the location permit for the offshore wind farms for area 60.E.3 in the Baltic Sea off the Polish coast. EDF Renewable Offshore Polska I, Cordeneos (owned by RWE), and POW – Polish Offshore […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore substation topside has set sail from Bladt Industries’ yard in Aalborg, Denmark towards the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea. The Arcadis Ost 1 substation will form the backbone of 50Hertz’s Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in the German Baltic Sea together with the 500 MW substation for Iberdrola’s […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Orion has installed the first of 28 monopile foundations at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. Manufactured by Steelwind in Germany, the foundation will carry the wind farm’s substation. It has a length of 110 metres, a diameter of 9.5 metres, and a weight of […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Estonian energy group Utilitas is developing an offshore wind project whose first phase would have an installed capacity of 1,200 MW and has now contracted Ramboll to a pre-FEED study for the offshore wind farm, which is planned to be built in the Gulf of Riga. Ramboll will analyse the technical solutions for the project, named […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has submitted a bid to build an offshore wind farm at the up to 1.5 GW site in the Polish Baltic Sea which the Polish Government has opened for competitive process for a seabed permit. The Germany-based developer has filed a proposal for the 53.E1 area offshore Poland, located around 75 kilometres off the […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Technology

    Vestas has completed the prototype nacelle for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine at its factory in Lindø, Denmark. The new design is now ready for testing, the wind turbine manufacturer said via social media. The turbine will undergo mechanical testing, as well as strict control of its vital controlling software, and the test programme […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Italian developer Renexia, part of TOTO Holding, has hired RINA to prepare an environmental impact assessment and other related studies (EIA) for the 2.8 GW Med Wind floating offshore wind project in the Italian Mediterranean. RINA has already started working on the EIA and the studies for the project located in the Strait of Sicily. […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind has ordered another Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) from Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain. This will be vessel number six in the series built at Astilleros Gondán shipyard in addition to the existing vessels Edda Passat and Edda Mistral delivered by the same yard in 2018. The vessel will be prepared for the installment […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of HSM Offshore Energy, Smulders, and Iv-Offshore & Energy has won the tender for the development of the platforms and the connected services for the 927 MW Gennaker offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. 50Hertz and wind farm operator Skyborn Renewables seek to jointly implement Gennaker, currently the largest offshore wind […]