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  • 16 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    A wind turbine at the Scroby Sands offshore wind farm in the UK caught fire yesterday morning (15 August). The cause of the fire, which self-extinguished later the same day, is now being investigated. On Tuesday around 13:00 (local time), Humber Coastguard said via social media that HM Coastguard was monitoring a wind turbine on […]

  • 9 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based Acta Marine has won an EU tender to provide a service operations vessel (SOV) during operations and maintenance (O&M) services at the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Under the contract, Acta Marine will provide SOV for the service campaigns in 2024, 2025, and 2026 on the DanTysk […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has named its new offshore wind project in Germany Nordlicht I (Northern Light I). The project has been referred to as N-7.2 so far, after the government’s identifier of the development area. The developer secured the area by exercising its step-in-rights for the N-7.2 zone in the German North Sea after RWE won the […]

  • 2 February 2023

    CRC Walrus, a 12-metre amphibious crew transfer vessel (CTV) has completed land and sea trials and is ready to start servicing the 60 MW Scroby Sands wind farm offshore the UK. RWE, the owner and operator of the Scroby Sands wind farm, will deploy CRC Walrus at the end of this week, Commercial Rib Charter […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall AB has issued a contract notice seeking providers of blade repair services for its offshore wind farms located in Germany. Vattenfall is looking to award a framework agreement signed with maximum of two contractors for the services related to blade repair on wind farms offshore Germany. The contract duration is for three years with […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators (TSOs) GASCADE and Fluxys have submitted an application with the European Commission for the AquaDuctus project, a North Sea offshore pipeline for green hydrogen produced using electricity from offshore wind farms, to be declared Project of Common Interest (PCI). AquaDuctus is part of the AquaVentus initiative in Germany which plans to install […]

  • 12 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Atlantis 1 and Global Tech II Offshore Wind GmbH have issued a contract notice seeking contractors to install inter-array cables for two wind farm projects offshore Germany. The two projects, Vattenfall Atlantis 1 and Global Tech II, are located in the German North Sea, in the N-7.2 and N-6.6 zones. The contract is expected […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    German utility, Stadtwerke München GmbH, is planning to acquire a stake in Sandbank offshore wind farm located in the North Sea. The 288MW project is located in the German Bight area, around 90 kilometers west of the Island of Sylt, directly on the border between Germany and Denmark. Currently, the sole shareholder Vattenfall is in […]

  • 21 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind has issued a call for tenders for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the two offshore wind farms in Germany. The company is in need of three CTVs for spring and/or summer service campaigns from 2023 to 2026 and optionally for 2027 and 2028 on the DanTysk and Sandbank […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has invited tenders for the provision of helicopter rescue services for DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in Germany.

  • 12 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik and Vattenfall have extended the contract for maintenance of all steel structures at the DanTysk offshore wind farm, and have now also thrown the recently inaugurated Sandbank offshore wind farm into the deal. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 December 2015
    Ports & Logistics

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sea Challenger loading Gode Wind turbine components at the Port of Esbjerg, while transition pieces (TPs) and monopiles for the Sandbank offshore wind farm are ready for load out. Earlier this month, A2SEA’s installation vessel Sea Challenger returned to Port of Esbjerg to load another four wind turbines for the […]

  • 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 […]