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  • 7 July 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EWE, the owner and operator of the Riffgat offshore wind farm in Germany, has confirmed to Offshore WIND that the export cable is repaired and that the wind farm has been back on the grid since 22 May.  UK-based Dalby Offshore yesterday reported that its barge, ASV Pioneer, recently supported the successful completion of an export cable repair on the […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In a record time of less than three weeks after  grid connection of the Riffgat offshore wind farm, the energy company EWE has put all 30 wind turbines into operation. “Since the beginning of this week, the turbines are able to feed a maximum of 108 megawatts of power to the grid and supply 120,000 […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Offshore-Windpark Riffgat GmbH & Co. KG is looking for passenger transport vessel including crew, for the transfer of persons in the operating field of Riffgat offshore wind farms. The vessel is required to have a speed of at least 21 knots under moderate sea conditions with a capacity of at least 24 persons. It may not exceed […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EWE will have to make an unscheduled shutdown of its 108MW Riffgat offshore wind farm in September. A cable connecting the wind farm to the grid was affected during the work on Dolwin converter station, and, according to TenneT, the cable will need to be stabilised. Given that the cable did not suffered any damage […]

  • 1 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    EWE Board of Management member Dr. Neuber: “An important milestone for a cutting-edge project” The plans for the Riffgat offshore wind farm have taken a further significant step forwards. The trade supervisory authority in Oldenburg granted planning permission today for this major project to be realised by the Oldenburg-based energy service provider EWE and its […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Riffgat offshore wind farm, Germany’s first commercial wind farm in the North Sea, has exceeded expectations in power production, even though it has been feeding power since February. The offshore wind farm was officially launched on August 10 last year. However, due to the delayed grid connection, it started supplying power on February 13 of […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of a total of 30 wind turbines for EWE’s Riffgat offshore wind farm at the North Sea has been installed. “Further seven turbines are already on board the specialized vessel, so that Riffgat will now continue to grow very rapidly,” says EWE’s Dr. Torsten Köhne. The plan is to have the wind farm […]

  • 21 July 2013

    Diver Dies at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm (Germany) A British diver was killed while performing underwater work at the Riffgat offshore wind farm, located north of Borkum in the North Sea, between Friday 12 July and Saturday 13 July. The 26-year-old was buried in 20-meter water depth by a concrete mat, Die Welt reports. World’s […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total 30 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm have already been set up. “Currently, the colleagues aboard a crane vessel are already working on the installation of the first turbine of the second half, so we will have the wind farm fully established in mid-July,” announced Irina Lucke, Technical Project […]

  • 7 April 2010

    Siemens Energy has been contracted by EWE AG and ENOVA GmbH & Co KG to supply 30 wind turbines for the Riffgat wind farm in the North Sea. With a total installed capacity of 108 megawatts (MW) the wind farm will supply approximately 100,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity starting in late 2012. Siemens has […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Vessels

    EWE Erneuerbare Energien is looking to award a contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) that will be deployed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in Germany. The company is seeking a vessel that can transport at least 24 persons, but the vessel provider could alternatively place two CTVs which can transport 12 persons each. The vessel will […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT today announced that it had connected Riffgat offshore wind farm to the grid, and that sustainable wind power will begin to flow from sea to land as of tomorrow (February 12). Aside to 50 kilometers of submarine cable, 30 km of land cable was laid. Riffgat offshore wind farm was completed in July 2013, […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT announced that it expects to be able to connect the Riffgat offshore wind farm as planned last year, i.e., by mid-February. Initial connection tests have already proved successful and the final works are taking place at the moment. Therefore, a mandatory connection date it still not set. Once the exact connection date is known, […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract by the project developer Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG, which is owned by Enova and EWE ENERGIE, to supply and install the infield submarine power cables and ancillary equipment for the Riffgat offshore wind farm currently under construction 15 […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur (DOTI) and RIFFGAT Offshore Wind Farm GmbH have opened a tender seeking helicopter-assisted rescue services (HEMS) for the Riffgat and Alpha Ventus offshore wind projects in Germany. The contractor will be responsible for providing HEMS for rescuing offshore personnel in connection with the operation of the offshore wind farms. The rescue […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Seaway Heavy Lifting Contracting Ltd (SHL) is being awarded the Foundation installation contract for the Offshore Windpark RIFFGAT project by Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. Offshore Windpark Riffgat is planned with 30 turbines (3.6 MW each) and one substation, covering an area of 5 x 1.2 km² and located 15 km North West of the […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the Riffgat offshore wind farm has started in the North Sea and so did the disagreement between Germany and the Netherlands. Namely, the two countries cannot agree on which side of the border the offshore wind farm is, which puts the energy firm EWE in a difficult position. Riffgat offshore wind farm […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has awarded Reederei Norden–Frisia with a contract to provide crew transfer services for offshore wind projects in Germany. The contractor is in charge of providing transport for personnel and material from the base port in Borkum and the Riffgat and Alpha Ventus offshore wind farms, and possibly other projects. […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Northern HeliCopter will provide its rescue services to several offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The contract, awarded by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions, covers Global Tech I, Trianel Windpark Borkum, Riffgat and Alpha Ventus. The company is the centre of the EWE Group’s offshore expertise. It is a services company that advises and […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Environment

    Offshore-Windpark Riffgat GmbH is inviting tenders for environmental monitoring services for the offshore wind farm RIFFGAT. The tender stipulates provision of the necessary maritime technology – ship, as well as the required aircraft and crew. The contractor will be required to examine benthos, fish, birds and marine mammals, starting in spring 2014. Each of the […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Off the coast of Borkum, the construction phase starts on Riffgat offshore wind farm, developed by EWE in collaboration with Enova. After about twelve years of planning time, the first of a total of 30 foundation piles (monopiles) has been installed into the seabed.  It is up to 70 meters long and has up to about 800 tons […]

  • 15 July 2013

    A British diver was killed while performing underwater work at the Riffgat offshore wind farm, located north of Borkum in the North Sea, between Friday 12 July and Saturday 13 July. The 26-year-old was buried in 20-meter water depth by a concrete mat, Die Welt reports. The mats were spread to weigh down power cables […]

  • 7 September 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    All 30 foundations for the Riffgat offshore wind farm, planned in collaboration by EWE and Enova, are now installed in the North Sea. Work on the foundation structures came just in time scheduled for completion. The construction area off the coast of Borkum is thus prepared for the arrival of the actual wind turbines in […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Technology

    G&G International has awarded Enerpac B.V. the contract to supply high pressure hydraulic equipment for the 30 Transition Pieces of the Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm. The Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm, located in Borkum (Germany) is currently being developed by German Groups EWE and ENOVA Energiesysteme GmbH & Co.KG and will be completed in 2012. The […]

  • 19 March 2013

    KCI completed the engineering work for German Offshore wind project Riffgat in March 2013. In April 2010, KCI was awarded an engineering contract for structural, utility systems and 3D interfacing design for both the jacket and the topside. Just before sail away in February this year, KCI engineers carried out a final inspection of the […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The load-out of the topside for the Riffgat offshore substation was successfully completed. This is an important milestone in this project, which enables our customer to supply renewable energy to its customers before this summer. Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG, a company owned by EWE Energie AG and Enova Energiesysteme GmbH & Co KG, […]