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  • 3 July 2012
    R&D

    Last week construction started on the first turbine at the Wagenborg Stevedoring premises. A huge crawler crane (type LR13000) with power boom took care of spectacular lifting work and could be seen from afar. When the construction of the first windmill is finished, the crane will be (partially assembled) moved  to the location of the […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total 5 turbines for the Hywind Scotland project has been lifted onto its floating foundation in Stord, Norway, and is ready for the deployment off the Scottish coast.

  • 14 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has picked Global Wind Service (GWS) as a partner for the complete pre-assembly scope for the 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The offshore wind farm, also known as Parc éolien en mer de Fécamp, will feature 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines. The Global Wind Service’s scope […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has been awarded three contracts that the company defines as having a total value of more than EUR 300 million for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. The contract includes the transport and installation of the pin piles and jackets forming the foundations for the wind turbines, as well as […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market. Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos) The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2Sea’s jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has started installing transition pieces at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located off the coast of Germany.

  • 21 July 2017

    Discussing jacket foundations standardisation as a way of optimising production and cutting down the costs, Jorge López Novo, Navantia’s Commercial Manager, said that the foundation builders should be involved in offshore wind projects at an earlier stage, together with developers and designers. Since some concerns were raised over local content after Iberdrola awarded Navantia with […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is set to start its offshore operations at the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in 2021 with the installation of pin piles. The Dutch company will use its installation vessel Aeolus, which will in 2022 be assisted by a second vessel to install the jackets foundations. In April, Van Oord revealed it had […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out the first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

  • 29 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last eight transition pieces (TPs) for the Merkur offshore wind farm have been loaded onto the RollDock Sea vessel and are now ready to sail out to Eemshaven, according to Roll Group’s social media pages. 

  • 26 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens 6MW turbines with its SPAR-type floating foundation off Stord, Norway.

  • 5 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Per Aarsleff A/S has produced 89 out of the 165 concrete working platforms (CWPs) for Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The CWPs are being built at Per Aarsleff’s concrete precast factory in Poland, Aarsleff BIZ, for Bladt Industries and EEW OSB, which are producing 135 and 30 transition pieces for the […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    Green Giraffe has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwanese organizations for the cooperation on Taiwan’s green financial planning and renewable energy development, including better safety of offshore wind projects.

  • 7 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has awarded the German engineering company Recase Regenerative Energien GmbH with a contract to design electrical equipment for the transition pieces of the 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.

  • 8 March 2011

    AMBAU GmbH has received its first complete order for offshore foundations. This is the largest individual order in the history of the company. Bremen: With AMBAU GmbH having already demonstrated its expertise as a supplier of main components for the foundations of the projects Global Tech 1 and Borkum West, the company has now received […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish marine contractor Peter Madsen Rederi A/S (PMR) has completed the removal of boulders at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic.

  • 4 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 7 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of jacket foundations for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has arrived at Harland and Wolff’s (H&W) building dock in Belfast, Ireland, where they will be fully assembled.

  • 20 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Almost half of the foundations have already been laid at the 350MW Wikinger wind farm, which is being built in German waters of the Baltic Sea, Iberdrola reported today as part of its results for the first half of the year. Iberdrola’s Renewables business unit recorded an EBITDA of EUR 836.5 million in the first […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway. The two floating foundations were loaded onto the semi-submersible vessel Albatross at Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain in early May. The two foundations […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    First eight jackets built by Lamprell for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm have arrived at the BOW Terminal in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of five wind turbines for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland – has left the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, and is now on its way to the site off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 22 January 2017

    3sun Recruiting 100+ Technicians, Former O&G Workers Welcome to Apply 3sun Group has launched a recruitment campaign looking for more than 100 new technicians to service GBP 6 million worth of new and extended offshore and onshore wind farm contracts. Boskalis’ Revamped Vessel Coming Up in 2018 (VIDEO) As of 2018, Boskalis will add a […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and the green investment company Typhoon Offshore B.V. signed a letter of intent for the construction of the BARD-Netherlands offshore wind farm. The wind farm (600 MW output capacity) will consist of two adjoining wind farms with a capacity of 300 MW each, located 55 km north of the island of Schiermonnikoog. The […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the first four jacket foundations has been completed at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The installation of the foundations started at the beginning of this month, with the first jacket installed on 4 July by Van Oord using Subsea 7’s Seven Borealis vessel. The jackets have been installed on drilled […]

  • 4 June 2017

    Statoil Floats First Hywind Scotland Foundations off Stord The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway. Belgians Start Growing Mussels on Offshore Wind Farms A Belgian consortium of research institutions and […]