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  • 4 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VolkerInfra has completed the onshore cable installation for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. VolkerInfra installed a total of 350 km of cable over 39 km of Lincolnshire land, reaching from the wind farm’s landfall point at Horseshoe Point to North Killingholme. Reinstatement works are expected to continue on the ground until […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Seiche Ltd. has mobilized onboard two vessels at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm to support marine mammal safety during project construction. The Seiche team is in charge of ensuring compliance with procedures that seek to minimize the effects of construction noise on the local marine population. Key species known to occur in the project […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Solstad Offshore has been awarded a contract by Ørsted to deploy its offshore support vessel (OSV) Normand Jarstein on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The contract has been signed for a period of four months, starting in the third quarter of 2021, when the vessel will support operations at the 1.4 […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler, formerly known as Swire Blue Ocean, is ready to send its Pacific Orca vessel in early 2021 to support foundation installation at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The company has been subcontracted by DEME to deliver a vessel which will support the installation of the wind farm’s 165 monopile foundations, and Pacific […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has installed the jacket foundation for the reactive compensation station (RCS) at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. Sleipnir installed the jacket foundation for the project’s offshore substation at the beginning of October. After the OSS foundation installation, the vessel moved to the shallow water to install the 1,500 metric […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK do not feature the usual setup including boat landing structures and ladders, as its developer Ørsted purchased a novel lifting system. The 1.4 GW project is the first-ever offshore wind farm to deploy the Get Up Safe (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system from […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first out of the total of 165 monopile foundations has been installed at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm site in the UK, according to social media updates from Ørsted. The milestone comes around a week after the jacket foundation for the wind farm’s offshore substation was installed. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation has been […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the offshore substation at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK has been installed. The installation of the 4,800-tonne jacket marks the start of the project’s offshore construction. Six weeks ago, 10,000 tonnes of steel framework for the pin piles, reactor compensation and offshore substation jackets sailed from Batam, Indonesia, towards […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has completed the load out of the first transition pieces (TPs) for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm at its facilities in Aalborg. In mid-September, the company carried out the load-out of the first six anode cages built for the 1.4 GW offshore wind project, saying the first six transition pieces would soon […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is set to begin the monopile installation at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project next month. In total, 165 monopiles and transition pieces will be installed at the offshore site in the UK in preparation for the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. With a height from sea level to blade […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA’s) new service operations vessel (SOV), which will be working at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, was launched on 21 September at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The Wind of Hope SOV, ordered in 2018, is expected to arrive at Ørsted’s operations and maintenance (O&M) facility at the port of Grimsby in […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has loaded out the first six out of the 135 anode cages built for the 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The first six transition pieces will soon follow, Bladt Industries said. The Danish company is in charge of manufacturing and delivering 135 transition pieces for the project. The units are […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first six transition pieces for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project have arrived from the UK at the Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, Netherlands. Over the next months, Buss will receive a total of 165 foundation sets, which will be handled and stored at the terminal. The foundations will then be loaded onto DEME Group’s […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Vessels

    MHO-Co and AFAI Southern Shipyard have held a keel-laying ceremony for the two hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will service the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. MHO-Co signed a contract with the Chinese shipyard in mid-June for the construction of the two CTVs. The 35m vessels will have hybrid propulsion packages designed to be adapted […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Cable pull-in for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm’s export line has been completed at the project’s landfall site at Lincolnshire’s Horseshoe Point beach. The operation, carried out by Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndurance, involved installing 2.4 kilometres of cable under water and toward the connection point. “Thanks to the dedication of our contracted staff, […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures Britain (EEW OSB) has loaded out its first batch of transition pieces (TPs) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will deliver 30 transition pieces for the project. Hornsea Two will comprise 165 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines on monopile foundations, and an offshore substation and a reactive […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundations for the Hornsea Two offshore substation and reactive compensation station (RCS) have set sail from Indonesia towards the project site in the UK. The structures weighing over 10,000 tons departed Batam on 13 August onboard heavy transport vessel (HTV) Big Lift Barentsz. The journey will take approximately 50 days via the Indian […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Per Aarsleff A/S has produced 89 out of the 165 concrete working platforms (CWPs) for Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The CWPs are being built at Per Aarsleff’s concrete precast factory in Poland, Aarsleff BIZ, for Bladt Industries and EEW OSB, which are producing 135 and 30 transition pieces for the […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based wireless telecommunications provider Vilicom has been appointed to provide a mobile network during the construction, development and deployment of Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Vilicom’s communication infrastructure will be built and tested in the UK prior to installation on the 1.4 GW wind farm. According to the company, the fully […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded CHC Helicopter with a contract for aerial transportation during the construction and operations phases of the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Leonardo AW139 and AW169 helicopters based at Humberside Airport in Lincolnshire will be used for crew transfers and cargo flights to the offshore accommodation jack-up barge and installation […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Vessels

    Spectrum Offshore has selected MHO-Co’s vessel MHO Grimsby to assist the construction survey support at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. The vessel, which is equipped with special survey gear for the task, will be working on the project for the next two years, MHO-Co said. Last month, Spectrum secured a construction survey support contract […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish company MHO-Co has signed a contract with Afai Southern Shipyard in China for the construction of two crew transfer vessels with hybrid propulsion for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The two vessels are scheduled for delivery in the summer of 2021, after which they will start working under a contract with Ørsted, […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Technology

    Boskalis has taken delivery of a purpose-built pre-lay plough from Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) for use at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Boskalis will use the Megalodon plough to install 380km of export cables which will connect the project’s offshore substation to the onshore substation in Killingholme, Lincolnshire. According to […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a bank guarantee line for up to EUR 600 million to cover the construction of components for the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Located in the North Sea and owned by Danish utility company Ørsted, the farm will consist of 165 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. BNP Paribas lead managed […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won a contract for a structural measurement campaign at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. The scope of the contract includes the design, production and installation of instrumentation for six turbines for monitoring the monopile foundation, transition piece and wind turbine generator tower. The instrumentation systems […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has delivered and installed three shunt reactors in the onshore substation of the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. In April 2018, Ørsted and Balfour Beatty started the construction of the onshore substation in North Killingholme. The project’s 39km onshore cable route runs from Horseshoe Point, east of Tetney, to the […]