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  • 13 July 2020
    Vessels

    Bernhard Schulte’s service operation vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne has started working at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany. At the 396 MW project, Windea Jules Verne will support operations and maintenance of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6 MW turbines, which were commissioned in June last year. GE Renewable Energy contracted Bernhard Schulte to provide an […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Vessels

    Siem Offshore’s vessel Siem Barracuda has been demobilised from the Merkur offshore wind farm and left the project on 8 July. The Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) has been in service at the German offshore wind farm for almost two years, under a contract with GE Renewable Energy. The equipment fitted onto the vessel for […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) and the Dutch pension investor APG have completed the acquisition of the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm. The consortium comprising of funds managed and/or advised by Partners Group (50%), InfraRed Capital Partners (25%), DEME Concessions (12.5%), GE Energy Financial Services (6.25%), and ADEME, acting on behalf of France […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Merkur Offshore GmbH by APG Asset Management N.V. and InfraRed Capital Partners Limited. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns, given the companies’ moderate combined market positions resulting from the proposed transaction. The transaction was examined under the simplified merger review procedure. […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted DHSS for vessel agency and port logistics services during the O&M phase of the Merkur offshore wind project in Germany. DHSS has been the service provider for GE since the start of the project’s construction phase in 2018 with regards to logistical services for the involved service operation vessels (SOVs) […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Bernhard Schulte’s new service operation vessel (SOV), which will work for GE at the Merkur offshore wind project, is set to be named Windea Jules Verne. The vessel received its name after one of the world’s most popular adventure writers, who was born in Nantes, France, where GE’s Offshore Wind business is located. To remind, […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Vessels

    GE Renewable Energy’s service operations vessel (SOV) is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials. Ulstein has now floated out the vessel from the outer dock to start the final tests. The sea trials are expected to start in early March. The SOV, owned and operated by Bernhard […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has floated out Bernhard Schulte’s new service operation vessel (SOV), destined for the Merkur offshore wind project

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) and the Dutch pension investor APG have signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Merkur Offshore GmbH, the owner and operator of the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The two investors signed the agreement with a consortium comprising of funds managed and/or advised by […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has started construction work on Bernhard Schulte Offshore’s third Ulstein-designed offshore wind vessel at Ulstein Verft. As reported earlier, the partially built service operations vessel (SOV) left the Crist shipyard in Poland en route to Norway earlier this month. Following the SOV’s arrival in Ulsteinvik, Ulstein commenced work tasks such as steel […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Vessels

    The service operations vessel (SOV) destined for the Merkur offshore wind farm has left the Crist shipyard in Poland. GE Renewable Energy contracted Bernhard Schulte Offshore to provide the newbuild vessel for the 396MW wind farm in July last year, after which the German company placed an order with Ulstein Verft. The NB 315 vessel will have an elevator […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hanseatic Power Cert (HPC) has awarded the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany with a project certificate. Arjen Schampers, the managing director of Merkur Offshore GmbH, the developer of the project, took over the certificate on 2 September. To remind, GE Renewable Energy completed the handover of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines at the Merkur project at the […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has completed the handover of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany. GE is also in charge of carrying out operations and maintenance of the turbines for a period of ten years. To remind, jack-up vessel Seafox 5 installed the last turbine at the project site 45km of the island of […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has completed its scope of work on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. GE Renewable Energy contracted MRE to supply temporary power, personnel, and a multi-purpose vessel during the commissioning of the wind farm’s 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines. The jack-up vessel Seafox 5 installed the last […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has contracted Red Rock to deliver a 3D-motion compensated knuckle jib crane for the service operations vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte for the Merkur offshore wind farm. Red Rock also delivered cranes and davits for the two previous vessels, Windea La Cour and Windea Leibniz, that Ulstein built for Bernhard Schulte. To remind, Bernhard […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    SeaPlanner, SeaRoc Group’s marine monitoring and management solution, has been selected to support the operational phase of the Merkur offshore wind farm as part of the company’s strategic partnership with Marine Coordination Services BV.

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Marine Coordination Services BV has secured a contract for the commissioning phase of the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 21 September 2018
    Vessels

    Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH, Ulstein and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the classification of a new offshore wind farm service vessel of the Ulstein SX 195 design type.

  • 18 September 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Buss Offshore Solutions has completed its involvement in the Merkur offshore wind project following the last load-out of the components for the wind farm’s 66 GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines. In October last year, the offshore logistics provider started the project planning and management of logistics hub services for the offshore wind farm. The operational […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines has been installed at the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has signed a contract with Palfinger Marine for delivery of a complete winch package and a container skidding system onboard the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) currently under construction for the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte. 

  • 10 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein has cut the first steel for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte. The SOV yard number 315 is of the SX195 design from Ulstein, and is destined to operate for GE Renewable Energy on the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The vessel […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Eidesvik Offshore has secured a contract for its vessel Viking Neptun to support work on the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 29 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has contracted Uptime International to deliver its 30m access solution for the new service operation vessel (SOV) that will operate at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany.

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Gould Services has reached an agreement to take over all activities of compatriot Total Wind Benelux, including a contract for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 31 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Bernhard Schulte Offshore to provide a new-build service operation vessel (SOV) for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.