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  • 29 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Sembcorp Marine has contracted Palfinger to provide cranes for the offshore substation and the reactive compensation station to be installed at Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Two wind farm offshore the UK. Palfinger will equip the offshore substation with one telescopic crane (DKT400), two davit cranes (PF17000), and the reactive compensation station with one stiff-boom crane […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a major contract with Ørsted to supply power to the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. MRE will provide the full temporary power solution, service technicians, and both crew transfer and walk-to-work vessels, during the construction phase of the 1.4 GW offshore wind farm. “When the company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2021

    C-bed has signed a contract with Ørsted for the deployment of its Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Wind Innovation on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The vessel, which has also been hired for Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm and is currently in full operation there, will start working at the Hornsea […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Around 20 per cent of foundations has been installed at the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two, which is soon to become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Ørsted said. The export cable installation works are on schedule and turbine installation is set to commence in the second half of this year, the project’s owner and developer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is set to welcome three new hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist with the construction at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take delivery of its 39m Energizer in the spring and MHO-Co is due to deliver its two 35m CTVs in the summer. The vessels will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has entered into a five-year framework agreement with Ørsted for the opportunity to supply high voltage export cables for offshore wind farms. Roe-hyun Myung, President & CEO of LS C&S, said: “The trend of investing in renewable energy will continue, even under the current COVID_19-situation. We are […]

  • 2 November 2020 brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of October 2020. Crane for Next-Gen Offshore Wind Turbines Coming to Market The Netherlands-based Tetrahedron has developed a new crane for next-generation offshore wind turbines, said to be designed to fit on both existing and new jack-up vessels. Construction Starts on World’s […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) gave the development consent to the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm on 31 December 2020. Ørsted submitted the development consent order (DCO) application for the 2.4 GW project to the UK Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018. The application was accepted for examination […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has produced the 500th nacelle for an offshore wind turbine at its manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven, Germany. The milestone was reached with a nacelle for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore nacelle manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven was opened in 2017 and regular operation started with the first months […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 March 2021

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the second month of 2021. Vestas Launches 15 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has introduced the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out Record-Breaking Wind Turbine Blade Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish Tax Agency has decided to tax Ørsted’s Walney Extension and Hornsea One offshore wind farms in the UK and the developer has now announced an appeal to this decision to the Danish Tax Appeals Agency. Namely, Ørsted received an administrative decision on 1 December for the tax years 2015 and 2016, with the […]

  • 21 September 2020

    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 […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind sector was busy throughout the last year and we saw more than a few big news. In this article, our editorial team brings a list of those that were most read on in 2020. Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Swire Energy Services (SES) and ELA Container Offshore have entered a strategic collaboration that will see the two companies jointly delivering offshore accommodation solutions to the UK offshore energy sector. According to the companies, the new partnership will allow SES to increase its offshore container accommodation offering supported by ELA, while SES assists in the […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last year, 15 new offshore wind farms generated their first electricity and there are now 162 offshore wind farms up and running worldwide. Soon, 26 more that are under construction will join the global fleet. This is according to the Global Offshore Wind Report 2020 from World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which reports that 5,206 […]

  • 11 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government plans to invest up to GBP 95 million (around EUR 111 million) to build two new offshore wind port hubs on the Humber and on Teesside. Teesworks Offshore Manufacturing Centre, on the River Tees, will benefit from up to GBP 20 million. As previously reported, Able Marine Energy Park, on the South […]