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  • 2 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three XXL monopiles for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm have set sail from Steelwind Nordenham’s fabrication plant to the Port of Roenne, the marshalling harbor for the project. Located northeast of the island of Rügen in German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 comprises 27 wind turbines and one offshore […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has selected the Port of Roenne on Denmark’s Bornholm Island as the storage and marshaling hub for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. DEME is the EPCI contractor for the project’s 27 wind turbine foundations and one offshore substation foundation. ”We have chosen Port of […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced that it will manufacture blades for V174-9.5 MW wind turbine at its factory in Newport on the Isle of Wight, UK According to the company, the V174-9.5 MW turbine blade marks a new manufacturing line at Isle of Wight, which will support turbine deliveries to a European offshore […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Vessels

    Following the recent completion of the first offshore test, Heerema Marine Contractors has issued a video showing a novel method of assembling and installing XXL wind turbines onboard a floating, dynamically positioned (DP) vessel. The method was tested in the Dutch North Sea onboard the largest semi-submersible crane vessel in the world, Sleipnir. Heerema performed […]

  • 10 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second of the three 220 kV export cable systems for the Ostwind 2 project in the German Baltic Sea has been laid, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH said. This brings the connection of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm another step closer, the German transmission system operator said. The third and final cable is to be […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying the giant semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf to be able to access and work on projects in the Baltic Sea such as the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm scheduled to start later this year. Thialf is currently moored at the Calandkanaal, Port of Rotterdam, where the vessel is being fitted […]

  • 22 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying cranes onboard Thialf to enable this world’s second-largest semi-submersible crane vessel to enter the Baltic Sea and work on the Arcadis Ost I offshore wind farm. Heerema Fabrication Group is fabricating the structures needed for the modification of Thialf’s cranes capable of lifting 14,200 metric tons. Thialf is second in […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgian electricity transmission operator Elia Group has approved the establishment of a new subsidiary, WindGrid, which will focus on the international market for offshore grid infrastructure. According to Elia Group, WindGrid is a logical step in its expansion since Europe and other markets are expected to make substantial investments in the offshore grid and renewable […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Vessels

    Belgium-headquartered DEME has revealed that the “revolutionary” offshore installation vessel Orion officially joined its fleet. The vessel arrived last month at DEME offshore base near Vlissingen in the Netherlands after sailing out of Bremerhaven, Germany. Orion is equipped with Liebherr’s Heavy Lift Crane 295000 which has a maximum capacity of 5,000 tonnes and a maximum […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The Denmark-headquartered engineering company COWI will turn down all fossil fuel projects from now on as it aims to transform its business and reach 100 per cent revenue within sustainability-related projects in three to five years’ time. In a press release issued on 25 January, the CEO of COWI Group said the company was pleased […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Vessels

    DEME’s new offshore installation vessel Orion, which suffered heavy damage after a crane accident shortly before it was planned to be put into service, has arrived at DEME Offshore base near Vlissingen in the Netherlands after sailing out of Bremerhaven, Germany. The vessel is now being prepared for its first project and for the official […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Parkwind is entering the offshore wind market in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and has made its first move outside of Europe by naming a country manager in the two countries. The Belgium-based offshore wind developer, which says its move reflects the high potential in the region, has appointed Peter Lars Spencer as country manager […]

  • 9 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The final section of the second of the three 220 kV export cable systems for the Ostwind 2 project is being laid in the German Baltic Sea, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH said. Around 170 kilometres of export cables have been laid at sea and on land over the past months to connect two offshore wind farms […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Vessels

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Following the Polish Government’s switch of the location for the country’s offshore wind installation terminal from the Port of Gdynia to the Port of Gdańsk, the latter launched a competition procedure for leasing an area within the administrative boundaries of the Port and the construction of the installation terminal. Initial offers will be accepted until […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has started onshore field investigations for the Bornholm Energy Island on both Zealand and on Bornholm, and is also working on ensuring that consumers on Bornholm can tap into the energy island’s electricity. At the beginning of this month, Energinet said it was ready to design the future high-voltage […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won contracts with Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa to provide support on wind farms offshore the UK. Ørsted awarded SMC with a framework agreement to provide statutory inspection and auxiliary services to its sites across the UK. This is the second multi-year framework agreement following the one in 2019. Ørsted’s […]

  • 23 March 2022
    R&D, Technology

    GustoMSC has completed model tests of its semi-submersible Tri-Floater wind turbine foundation at the Océanide wave basin in South-East France. The Tri-Floater model, hosting the 15 MW NREL reference wind turbine, was subjected to simultaneous wind, wave, and current loading in the wave basin. According to GustoMSC, the aim of the tests was to demonstrate […]

  • 7 December 2021
    Technology

    In this article: What’s Under the Price Tag? Recyclability Is One More Safe Bet. For Developers. We have seen offshore wind turbines beyond 15 MW being launched this year, new technologies introduced, and multiple wind turbine reuse and recycling initiatives kick-started. And while some OEMs have announced upcoming ‘upgrades’ to their portfolio that evoke excitement […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    French offshore monitoring and site assessment service provider Akrocean has won a tender to carry out meteorological measurements at two sites of the German N-10 offshore wind area. The company will perform monitoring of wind conditions and prepare a report as part of the preliminary investigation of the N-10.1 and N-10.2 sites in the N-10 […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has unveiled plans to build an artificial island dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind in Denmark and has entered an agreement with Allianz Investment Management (AIM) to perform a feasibility study for a similar project in Germany. In Denmark, CIP is proposing to build an island called […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DOF Subsea has completed the installation of 19 suction anchors on the 88 MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. The transportation and installation of the suction anchors were carried out by the subsea AHTS vessel Skandi Skansen at the site located about 140 kilometres off the Norwegian coast, according to Semar AS, which provided […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    WPD Offshore AB has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the green hydrogen supplier, Lhyfe, to jointly establish and directly connect a facility for green hydrogen production to wpd’s planned Storgrundet offshore wind farm in Söderhamn, Sweden. The goal is to achieve a total installed capacity of 600 MW, which makes the project […]

  • 7 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Strohm, a manufacturer of fully bonded, Thermoplastic Composite Pipes (TCPs), to jointly develop transfer solutions for the hydrogen produced at offshore wind turbines. In this concept power cables are replaced by a pipe infrastructure, storing and transferring hydrogen. Siemens Gamesa has a technical advisory role. […]

  • 8 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Wärtsilä will supply seven thrusters for the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) currently being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard in South Korea for Eneti. The six WST-32 thrusters and one WTT-36 thruster are scheduled for delivery during the first quarter of 2023, and the order placed with Wärtsilä in October […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The German government is changing offshore wind legislation to reach the new targets of 30 GW of operational offshore wind by 2030, 40 GW by 2035, and at least 70 GW by 2045. The actions are part of the recently passed “Easter Package”, the most profound changes to German energy policy since the introduction of […]