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  • 30 November 2011

    trûon Rechtsanwälte has advised Vattenfall in the acquisition of project rights for the offshore wind farm Sandbank 24 from Sandbank Power GmbH & Co. KG. The planned offshore-wind farm Sandbank 24 is located in the German Exclusive Economic Area in the North Sea approximately 90 km west of Sylt. In its initial phase, the project […]

  • 30 November 2015

    Vattenfall is looking for the supplier of TETRA Wind Turbine Tower Repeaters for its Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. The contract covers the engineering, supply, installation, configuration, commissioning and service of one TETRA repeater system in each of the 72 wind turbine towers at the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The offshore wind farm will feature 72 Siemens […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has marked the installation of the 72nd and final foundation at the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm with this group photo showing those involved in the project. The offshore construction work started in summer of 2015, and despite adverse weather conditions  in November and December, the installation of the foundations was completed within the […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    TÜV SÜD has issued the Project Certificate according to the German BSH Standard for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 6 June 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH has invited tenders for offshore monitoring work. The work involves monitoring the condition of foundations in the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The foundation monitoring concept is based on online monitoring of two representative wind turbine foundations. The online monitoring approach includes: end moment at two cross sections above and below the […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Semco Maritime is preparing for the commissioning of the Sandbank offshore wind farm’s substation. “We have about 20-25 days of intensive offshore work ahead of us,” the company said via social media. The jacket foundation was installed on 2 May, and the topside was placed on it a few days ago. In March, MPI Offshore signed a contract for […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel MPI Adventure and Siemens have installed all 72 turbines at the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm three months sooner than initially planned. The final Siemens SWT-4.0 130 turbine was installed on Saturday, 21 January, Vattenfall, the majority owner and developer of the wind farm, said. The first Sandbank wind turbine was installed at the end of […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall is inviting tenders for work on the Sandbank offshore wind farm substation construction. The contractor will be in charge of supervising the steelwork fabrication and corrosion protection of an offshore wind farm substation. The 288MW project is located in the German Bight area, around 90 kilometers west of the Island of Sylt. The wind […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Vattenfall has appointed Deutsche Windtechnik to oversee the construction and commissioning of the Sandbank offshore wind farm. Engineers and technicians from Deutsche Windtechnik are currently supervising the preassembly of the 72 SWT-4.0.130 wind turbines at the port of Esbjerg. The company has already worked on Vattenfall’s Dan Tysk offshore wind farm. “We are delighted that the […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Munich City Utility (Stadtwerke München) has assigned BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH (BBB) to conduct a technical due diligence on the Sandbank project in the German North Sea. The transaction between SWM and Vattenfall has now been successfully completed. The offshore wind farm is planned to be implemented from 2015 onwards by a project company that […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have reached an investment agreement in the construction of the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The investment costs for Sandbank are around 1.2 billion euros. Vattenfall holds a 51% stake in Sandbank Offshore GmbH, which has been set up to implement the project, while SWM holds 49%. Seventy-two Siemens wind power […]

  • 31 March 2016

    MPI Offshore has won a new contract for the utilisation of MPI Adventure at the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The vessel will provide accommodation services, lifting operations and provision of supplies during the commissioning works on Sandbank’s offshore substation (OSS). Starting this summer, the vessel will also install 72 Siemens 4MW wind turbines at the project site, under a […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm has been fully commissioned, Vattenfall reports. Sandbank, located 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in the German part of the North Sea, delivered its first power to the German national grid as a fully constructed wind farm on Wednesday, January 25, Vattenfall said. The wind farm was commissioned less […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Fendercare Subsea Services has completed the Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) project at the Sandbank offshore wind site. The UXO project was conducted at the Sandbank offshore wind farm, which is the second largest power generation project undertaken by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München in the German North Sea. The operation itself identified 120 potential contacts of which 26 […]

  • 12 October 2015

    On Friday morning, Bladt Industries carried out the upending of the jacket foundation for the topside of the Sandbank offshore wind farm’s substation. At Bladt’s quay in Aalborg, the 96 metres tall crane easily upended the two sides for the jacket each weighing 525 tonnes. Once both sides were in upright position, they were joined together with remaining […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm in the North Sea is progressing well, with 69 out of 72 foundations now in place, and the installation of the turbines scheduled to start in the summer, according to Vattenfall. The offshore construction work commenced last summer; however, rough weather conditions in November and December with […]

  • 10 May 2016

    The installation of Sandbank offshore wind farm’s offshore substation has been completed. It took around three hours to lift the topside from the transport ship and place it on the 51 metres high jacket foundation. The positioning and installation of the substation at sea, placed in water depth of 28 metres, was carried out by the installation vessel Stanislav Yudin. The 288MW Sandbank […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH is looking for a provider of helicopter services for the offshore wind farms DanTysk, Sandbank, Horns Rev 1 and Horn Rev 3. The EUR 6 million framework agreement is divided into two lots and will last for 2 years. The first lot covers crew transfers, either on a fixed day or on demand, of up to […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed another mattressing project in the German North Sea. The contract, which required the company to install mattresses at all cable crossings along the 70km route from Sandbank offshore wind farm to the converter station SylWin Alpha, was awarded in June 2015. Mobilisation for the project occurred within 30 days of […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Siemens have signed a contract for the supply and installation of 80 wind turbines for the Sandbank offshore wind farm. Each of the turbines has a nominal capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW). Construction of the Vattenfall Sandbank project, located 90 kilometres west of the island of Sylt, is expected in 2015. The signed […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm is almost complete and should be ready for load out by early April, Martin Zappe, the project’s Technical Manager said in a video interview shared by Vattenfall. The substation is undergoing final onshore tests in Aalborg, Denmark, Zappe said. The video also explains the role of an […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Pile driving of the monopile “SB 62” at Sandbank offshore wind site has begun, marking the start of construction of the wind farm 90 km off the coast of Sylt. Seventy two Siemens 4 MW wind turbines will be set up, providing an installed capacity of 288 MW. The offshore wind farm is planned to be fully commissioned in […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have announced the start of manufacturing of the components for the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The fabrication of 72 steel monopile foundations for wind turbines has started at EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock.  Depending on their location within the wind farm, monopiles will have a diameter of up to 6.80 meters and will […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    Bladt Industries A/S, Aalborg, Denmark has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting the contract for the transportation and installation of the Sandbank substation. The substation platform consists of a jacket, skirt piles and deck and requires to be installed in the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. At the substation, electricity from the individual wind turbines will be collected and converted to […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has launched a qualification period for a tender that will seek helicopter crew transfer services for the DanTysk, Sandbank, and Horns Rev 1 offshore wind farms in Germany and Denmark. The developer intends to enter into a contract with one party providing access and availability of a helicopter to allow for various operations and […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    By laying in the first power cable between the monopiles “SB 28C” and “SB 29C”, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have started the inter array cabling of the Sandbank offshore wind farm, 90 km west of the coast of German island Sylt. Approximately 96 km of cables are to be installed within the wind farm. […]