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  • 24 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s CS Wind has acquired the remaining 40 per cent stake in the Portuguese wind turbine tower manufacturer, ASM Industries, from WAM Investments. This transaction follows the sale of the 60 per cent stake in ASM by WAM to CS Wind in July 2021. WAM said the two partners concluded that the most advantageous […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Technology

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz, together with its exclusive Norwegian distributor Syberg AS, has been awarded a contract for the supply of an advanced Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to two new state-of-the-art windpark service vessels. The experienced Norwegian shipyard Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik / Sogn is designing and building the new […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Essen based renewable energy developer, RWE Innogy​, is looking for a contractor to design, fabricate and supply up to 54 foundations for Innogy Nordsee 1 offshore wind farm. The contractor will deliver at least 44 and maximum 54 certifiable foundations. Each foundation will consists of four piles, a substructure (jacket) and a transition piece. Contractor will […]

  • 1 January 2018

    GE’s Haliade Nacelles Waiting for Merkur GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France. Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell’s East Anglia ONE project, involving fabrication of 60 jacket foundations and their accompanying piles, has brought start­up costs and inefficiencies with the learning curve proving to be steeper than anticipated, according to the company, who said it now expects the project to make a significant loss that will be booked in 2017.

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will inaugurate the world’s first floating wind farm, Statoil’s Hywind Scotland Pilot Project, today (18 October).

  • 7 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Construction works on the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm are now resuming, the developer Ailes Marines informed on 7 March, saying the installation vessel Aeolus will be working at the site without interruption in 2022 and 2023. According to the vessel’s AIS data, Van Oord’s jack-up was at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Bokalift 1 has been deployed on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France, where drilling tests are now taking place and will continue throughout September. Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496 MW offshore wind farm, said via social media that the vessel was chartered by Van Oord and the drilling testing campaign began following […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables and the Dutch BOW Terminal Vlissingen have signed an agreement for foundations marshalling yard services for the 714MW East Anglia One project. The agreement relates to the provision of up to 12-14ha for the storage of the project foundations. The foundations consist of a total of 102 jackets and 306 pinpiles. The maximum […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, has completed the handling and load-out of the 165 monopile foundations for the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Over the last 15 months, Eemshaven served as the base port for the handling and load-out of the 165 monopiles and transition pieces. The Buss Terminal in Eemshaven was […]

  • 26 August 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed 24 out of 62 jacket foundations for the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The installation of the jackets started on 1 July, while the first four units were placed on the seabed a few weeks later. Meanwhile, Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus continues with pre-piling work at the remaining foundation locations. To […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Nissum Brednings Vindmøllelaug has completed the installation of the first Siemens 7MW direct drive wind turbine at the Nissum Bredning demonstration site in Denmark.

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hollandia Offshore and Croonwolter&dros have formed a collaborative partnership to offer the operators of offshore wind farms an ‘all-in’ package.

  • 24 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus installed the last of the 150 4MW Siemens wind turbines at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands, Tuesday evening, August 23. “The installation of the 150th and last turbine in the wind park is a magnificent achievement,” Matthias Haag, CEO of Gemini Windpark, said. “After […]

  • 24 June 2011

    As reported in the latest edition of “Pictures of the Future”, Siemens is also turning to tidal power as it strives to exploit alternative forms of energy. The company has recently secured a stake in SeaGen, the world’s first commercial power plant to generate electricity from tidal energy. Commissioned in 2008, the 1.2 MW plant […]

  • 21 October 2011

    EnBW is looking for QC and HSE coordinator for offshore Observer during the installation and the Health and Safety Coordination for Construction Site for the Baltic Sea offshore wind farm “EnBW Baltic 2 “. As part of the offshore installation phase of the windfarm, this will entail client services in the Health, Safety and Environmental […]

  • 22 August 2012

    During a visit to the wind turbine manufacturer AREVA Wind, the Federal Environment Minister, Peter Altmaier, was given a demonstration of the proven offshore technology. Yesterday the Federal Environment Minister, Peter Altmaier, paid a visit to the AREVA Wind production site in Bremerhaven. Accompanied by the General Manager of AREVA Wind, Jean Huby, the minister […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia has begun manufacturing a floating foundation for the Portuguese WindFloat Atlantic project at the Fene shipyard in Spain, after the Navantia-Windar joint venture won a contract for the works a few months ago, the foundation manufacturer informed.

  • 9 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Over the weekend, the third jacket foundation was installed at the Nissum Bredning site in Denmark.

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project is now free from any appeals before the French courts, according to an update from Ailes Marines on 3 December. The appeal had been filed by the Association for the Protection of the Sites of Erquy and Surrounding Sites (ASPE), Erquy Environnement and others, requesting the Council of State to […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has entered into shipbuilding contracts for the construction of two additional Walk-to-Work Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs). The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet exercised options and entered into construction contracts with Hong Kong-based China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI) for the acquisition of two additional CSOVs. The firm yard price […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Kersten Middle East, part of the Kersten Group, has won a contract to produce a total of 330 J-tubes for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 5 February 2013

    A further project step for the Trianel wind farm Borkum has been successfully finished. The 40 wind energy turbines which were produced by AREVA Wind have been shipped from Bremerhaven to the Dutch town Eemshaven. In September last year the transport of the 40 nacelles, hubs and (S3) tower sections of the 5 Megawatt (MW) […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus, responsible for drilling and pin pile installation operations for the jacket foundations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, has completed its 2022 campaign. 40 positions of the Saint-Brieuc farm’s jacket foundations that will support 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines have been drilled and fitted with pin piles. After completing […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK-based First Subsea has secured a contract to provide Platform Mooring Connectors (PMCs) for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal. The company will supply nine PMCs, each with a 5500kN minimum breaking load, to the project’s three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW wind turbines to be installed 20km offshore Viana do Castelo. The PMCs will be used to connect […]