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  • 8 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    36 of the 72 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines have been installed on the Kriegers Flak wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea, Jan De Nul reports. Jan De Nul, Siemens Gamesa and Vattenfall installed the very first wind turbine for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm at the end of January. The last […]

  • 6 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    CWind, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed its inter-array cable pull-in and termination and testing campaign at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark. CWind used walk-to-work vessels Island Diligence and Island Crown to conduct 72 inter-array cable pull-ins and termination and testing work in a period of just over six months. […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has laid all of the inter-array cables at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea. Using the cable lay vessel Normand Clipper, Global Offshore has now installed all 72 inter-array cables at the 605 MW wind farm. This is an interim milestone on the project, Global Offshore said, as […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Kriegers Flak, soon to become Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm in operation, has delivered the first power to the Danish grid, Vattenfall said. The first power comes days after the first of the 72 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines was installed in the Baltic Sea. The jack-up in charge of transporting the wind turbines […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On 21 January, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) granted an electricity production permit and issued an electricity production license to Vattenfall for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark. The permit is valid for 25 years from the time when the first electricity is delivered from the offshore wind farm to the grid. The […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) with a lump sum EPC contract for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark, under which Muehlhan will provide pre-assembly and ground logistics services. The company will be carrying out the complete mechanical and electrical pre-assembly work for 72 wind turbines, including all crane and lifting […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Grid Connection

    The Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) is now completely connected to the grid and in operation. According to Energinet, the trial runs were successfully completed and the recent restart tests after a simulated power outage on both the Danish and the German sides. Kriegers Flak CGS connects the Danish region of Zealand with the […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz and Energinet, together with the coal-fired power plant Rostock have performed a live simulation of a restart of the power grid after a power outage in Continental Europe with voltage supplied from Denmark through Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). According to 50Hertz, a land and sea cable connection between two countries and offshore […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Asso.subsea has completed the boulder removal campaign for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in the Danish Baltic Sea. ASSO was responsible for the boulder clearance of 68 turbine installation locations for jacking operations and all related MBES & SSS surveys, approximately 3500 targets in total. The operations were executed in two campaigns, the first […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The EU Commission has exempted the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution project from the current regulation which stipulates that at least 70 per cent of the interconnector capacity between European countries must be made available for cross-border electricity trading. The exemption is initially limited to ten years and includes an extension option that limits the […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has awarded ALL NRG with a contract for the maintenance, inspections and troubleshooting works at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark. ALL NRG will provide personnel and equipment necessary for interim maintenance, statutory inspections and troubleshooting works for the foundations, including WTBs and topsides during the construction phase of Kriegers Flak. Vattenfall […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    Energinet and 50hertz have officially inaugurated the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). Kriegers Flak CGS connects the Danish region of Zealand with the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania via the 605 MW Kriegers Flak and 288 MW Baltic 2 offshore wind farms. It is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national grid connections of […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Grid Connection

    The commissioning procedures for the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) have reached the final stage, according to Energinet. The system tests on the 400 MW offshore grid link are currently ongoing. Due to the solving of technical challenges that occurred in the tests, extra time is needed and commercial operation is expected for launch […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    On 28 August, the 72nd and final foundation including a monopile and a transition piece was installed at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind site in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea. The monopile foundations, installed by Van Oord’s havy lift vessel Svanen, were manufactured by EEW SPC in Germany, while Bladt Industries delivered the transition […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed all 72 monopiles at Vattenfall’s 605 MW wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea. The last monopile was en-route to the installation site, after completion at EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock, on 24 August, the German company said. Van Oord’s heavy lift installation vessel Svanen installed the first monopile […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    JDR Hartlepool has completed the manufacturing and load-out of inter-array cables for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm, the company reported via social media. Vattenfall awarded JDR with the inter-array cable contract in 2019. The company is supplying 170 kilometres of 33 kV cables for the 72-turbine of offshore wind farm. The inter-array cables […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has loaded out the final transition piece for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark. According to the company, transition piece number 72 has been loaded onto the barge in Aalborg and is ready for sail-away towards the 605 MW wind farm. In total, 432 cans have been rolled, welded, painted and […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has selected Northern Offshore Services (NOS) to provide two crew transfer vessels for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark. Under the three-year contract, the vessels will service the project’s turbines as they come into operation over the course of 2021. The CTVs will be based in Klintholm Harbor on Møn, NOS said. […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) has transmitted the first power between Denmark and Germany. The high-voltage cable system connects the Danish region of Zealand with the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania via the 605 MW Kriegers Flak and 288 MW Baltic 2 offshore wind farms. It is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The launch of Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) has again been delayed, now until the end of September. The final steps of the commissioning procedures for the overall CGS system are confronted with ongoing movement restrictions for the Swedish team members due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Energinet. “50Hertz and Energinet are monitoring […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has completed the first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site utilising the new multi-function pre-lay plough. Mobilised on the Havila Jupiter, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in the Danish Baltic Sea in April, following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions close by. […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won the contract for a structural measurement campaign at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The scope of the contract covers the design, production, and installation of instrumentation on two offshore wind turbines which will monitor the monopiles and the transition pieces. The instrumentation system supplied by NGI will provide […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first foundation at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm is now in place. Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen arrived at the project site off Denmark a few days ago to begin the installation work. The vessel will install a total of 72 monopile foundations, with the work expected to be completed in the […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three transition pieces for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a barge and are ready for installation, Bladt Industries said. The remaining 69 transition pieces will follow during the year. The last transition piece is scheduled to leave Bladt’s facility in Aalborg in the third quarter of 2020, Bladt […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has arrived at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark to begin the installation of monopile foundations. The monopiles, manufactured by EEW Special Pipe Constructions, will be transported floating from Rostock, Germany, to the project site. The transition pieces are produced by Bladt Industries in Aalborg, Denmark. Van […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Grid Connection

    The launch of Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) has been delayed until the end of August. Movement and travel restrictions currently in effect in Denmark, Sweden and Germany in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the CGS commissioning procedures, according to Danish Energinet. “As far as can be seen now, due to these […]