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  • 5 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has installed the 100th monopile foundation at the 165-turbine Hornsea Two wind farm offshore the UK. DEME installed the first foundation at the site some 89 kilometres north-east of Grimsby in early October 2020. The monopile foundations are being loaded at and transported from the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands and installed at the […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract to charter a new build crew transfer vessel from WEM Marine LTD to support its work supplying temporary power solution at the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. WEM Marine LTD’s vessel, the WEM3, joined MRE on Hornsea Two in July 2021. The WEM3 is a […]

  • 6 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The topsides for the Hornsea Two offshore substation and the reactive compensation station have been loaded onto Guangzhou Salvage’s vessel Hua Hai Long at Sembawang, Singapore. The topsides will soon be ready to start their journey to the UK, Guangzhou Salvage said. The topsides were manufactured by Sembcorp Marine. The jacket foundations for the offshore […]

  • 23 June 2021

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has installed its 1,000th offshore wind turbine in UK waters. The company’s 1,000th turbine was a Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW unit installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, the 16th wind turbine to be erected at the wind farm. Ørsted currently has 12 operational offshore wind […]

  • 17 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has bid farewell to the service operations vessel (SOV) Wind of Hope. Ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA), Wind of Hope’s first assignment will be on Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Two off the UK, which will be the world’s largest wind farm once completed. The vessel will operate from Ørsted’s operations and […]

  • 12 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    50 of the 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines have been installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two, soon to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. DEME Offshore’s jack-ups Sea Installer and Sea Challenger are transporting the turbines from Siemens Gamesa’s facilities in the Port of Hull and installing them at […]

  • 28 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total 165 wind turbines has been installed on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK, where the wind turbine installation phase began this week, as reported in our Premium news on 27 May. DEME’s installation vessel Sea Challenger, loaded with the first set of turbine components, arrived at the […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Hornsea Two offshore substation (OSS) and the reactive compensation station (RCS) topsides have left the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore and are en route to the UK, Sembcorp Marine said. The two topsides departed on 15 August and are expected to reach their destination at the end of September for the integration with […]

  • 9 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has loaded out the last five monopiles for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. The final five monopiles were loaded out at EEW SPC’s quay on 30 July. In the past eleven months, a total of 165 monopiles was loaded for the project by two self-geared vessels. The […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Sea Installer has arrived at the Port of Hull in the UK to load the first set of turbine components to be installed on the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Sea Installer is joining her sister vessel Sea Challenger on the project which has already installed the first batch of […]

  • 8 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has installed 100 turbines on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, with 65 more of Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW units left to be put into place. The jack-up vessel Sea Challenger installed the first wind turbine at the end of May and in less than three months later the project had 50 wind turbines installed […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    AFAI Southern Shipyard has delivered two 35m hybrid Incat Crowther crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to MHO-Co for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.  The two CTVs, MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo, that were developed in collaboration with Danfoss and Volvo Penta, will be powered by an advanced propulsion system that comprises a pair of diesel drivetrains and a pair of diesel-electric drivetrains, each driving Volvo Penta […]

  • 9 August 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s new service operations vessel (SOV) Wind of Hope has arrived in the Port of Grimsby in the UK to prepare for working out at sea on the world’s largest offshore wind farms. Up to 60 of Ørsted’s wind turbine technicians will call the 84-metre vessel home for two weeks at a time, whilst they […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Well over a third out of the 165 monopile foundations have been installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm located some 89 kilometres north-east of Grimsby, the U.K. The monopile foundations are being loaded at and transported from the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands and installed at the site by DEME […]

  • 17 May 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Siemens Gamesa’s plan to double the size of its blade manufacturing plant in Hull, the UK, will create 250 new jobs. The jobs number was revealed during the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s visit to Siemens Gamesa’s facilities at the Green Port Hull complex. During a tour of the factory, Chancellor Sunak met […]

  • 26 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s DP2 jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer will undergo a crane replacement to increase the vessel’s lifting capacity from the current 900 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes. Being built by Huisman, the new crane will enable Sea Installer to handle the next generation of offshore wind turbines, DEME said. The upgraded Sea Installer will be […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Vessels

    Japanese shipping company NYK and Sweden’s Northern Offshore Service AS (N-O-S) have concluded a bareboat charter contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service offshore wind farms. The CTV, named Energizer, is owned by NYK and will be chartered to N-O-S through a 10-year bareboat charter contract to transfer crews to offshore wind farms, […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Germany-headquartered EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) has sold the facility of EEW Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) in Teesside, UK, to Wilton Engineering, a neighbour of EEW OSB. EEW officially handed over the site to Wilton on 15 July. Since the start of production in 2015, EEW OSB has completed several offshore wind projects with more […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Deutsche Windtechnik has established an offshore wind maintenance business unit in the UK, following the same move the company did in the onshore segment in 2016. The German company’s new unit in the UK, Deutsche Windtechnik Offshore Ltd., began operations on 1 August and is managed as an independent company which cooperates closely with the […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has suggested that a scour protection method which left the inter-array cables unstabilised could be the potential reason for an up to DKK 3 billion (EUR 403 million) issue across up to ten wind farms in Europe. As reported earlier, Ørsted first became aware of the problem earlier this year […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is developing a solution that could potentially save the company from spending as much as EUR 403 million to repair damaged inter-array cables across up to ten of its offshore wind farms. As previously reported, Ørsted discovered an issue with Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) on the Race Bank wind farm off the UK earlier […]

  • 12 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed 13 contracts in European offshore wind in the first half of 2021. With these contracts, the company enables the installation and maintenance of wind farms by providing motion compensated gangway solutions for both personnel and cargo transfer. ”Securing these projects has brought us new opportunities to deliver the […]

  • 3 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take over the management of four Wilson Offshore’s offshore supply vessels (OSVs) designed for accommodation, cargo transfers, walk-to-work (W2W), survey, and ROV operations. Under a cooperation agreement with the ship owner Wilson Offshore, N-O-S will take over full technical and commercial management over the vessels starting in the third quarter […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cadeler’s wind farm installation vessels Wind Orca and Wind Osprey have achieved 87 per cent utilisation, and at competitive market rates, in the first half of this year, bringing the company a 253 per cent increase in revenue compared to the same period in 2020. Last year, Cadeler reported a EUR 9 million revenue for […]

  • 7 September 2021
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The OYSTER consortium of ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa, and Element Energy has selected Grimsby as the location for a “marinised” electrolyser project for renewable hydrogen production. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) funded OYSTER project will develop and demonstrate an electrolyser system designed to be integrated with offshore wind turbines. A […]