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  • 30 June 2014

    The DanTysk offshore wind farm project has reached the halfway stage: 40 out of the total of 80 wind turbines that Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) are erecting 70 km west of the island of Sylt are now in place. Eighty Siemens wind turbines in the 3.6-megawatt (MW) class are being installed, with a maximum […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: first turbines installed at Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm. At the beginning of April, Vattenfall commenced the installation of wind turbines at its DanTysk offshore wind farm site. Now, a couple of them are up and waiting to fulfill their duty of powering up homes with clean energy. The […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Since the construction on Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm kicked off at the beginning of this month, the site has been crowded with vessels, massive components and workers. Vattenfall’s Holger Grubel wrote an update on the company’s blog, saying that the heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov, accompanied by tug boats and anchor handling tugs, is […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall launched the installation of the first wind turbine at the DanTysk offshore wind farm site in the North Sea yesterday. Eleven months after installing the first foundation, the DT 01 turbine is being installed on the very same location. At the moment, the nacelle is in place, and the blades are yet to come. […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The main DanTysk construction campaign in 2014 has kicked off as of Friday. The harbor of Esbjerg is currently a hub of activities, as the vessel Pacific Osprey has arrived there – timely for loading of the first turbines. The first 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens were loaded onto the installation vessel. Vessel and harbor crew ensured safe and […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    North Sea Shipbrokers has been nominated as agents for the GMS Endeavour 6102 jack-up barge for the port of Esbjerg, the largest offshore port on the Denmark’s west coast. From 18th to 23rd of March, the GMS Endeavour 6102 had undergone required maintenance and has been prepared to carry out DanTysk offshore wind farm construction […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Niels Winther supports the ongoing preparations for the DanTysk inter-array cable installation work with agency and port logistics. Planning and cable installation are carried out by Visser & Smit Marine Contracting (VSMC). Most recently, the barge Stemat 87 arrived at the Danish port of Esbjerg. The barge carried cables from Norway, where they are being […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    An accommodation platform for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, comprising five and a half stories, is taking shape in Kiel. The platform, which is 20 meters high and weighing 2,500 tons, will be rising 20 meters above the sea surface. Nobiskrug shipyard, based in Schleswig-Holstein, is building this “house of steel” on behalf of Vattenfall […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Visser & Smit Marine Contracting B.V. (VSMC) will complete the installation and termination of infield cables for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, which is situated west of the island of Sylt in the German North Sea, directly on the German-Danish border. Under the contract that VSMC had signed with the DanTysk developers, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    L-3 SAM Electronics, together with its associated L-3 companies, has announced that it has been awarded a major contract for the supply and installation of the electrical system package on DanTysk accommodation platform. The platform is being built in Kiel, Germany, by Nobiskrug of Rendsburg as part of the DanTysk offshore wind farm project jointly […]

  • 9 January 2014

    DanTysk offshore wind farm now encompasses the northernmost point of Germany, following the installation of  its foundation number 22, which was driven into the seabed west of the island of Sylt. The location of the turbine, called simply DT-22, has not yet been reported to the German government as a new point that enlarges the […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    As announced on December 13, all of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed. This was achieved by using the largest self-propelled installation jack-up vessel of the Workfox fleet, the Seafox 5. The vessel successfully completed the installation of 80 monopiles and transition pieces for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    After nine months of construction, the last one of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed. Cylindrical steel foundations (monopoles), which are 65 metres long and weigh 950 tonnes, were anchored in the seabed using a special hammer. Work was done in water depths of up to 32 metres, 70 […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea. Wind measurements of 44.3 m/s (160km/h) were recorded on board the foundation installation vessel – the Seafox 5, at 2:10 pm on October 29, […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total 80 wind turbine foundations have been installed at the DanTysk offshore wind farm. Jack-up vessel Seafox 5 performed the installation of the 40th DanTysk foundation over the weekend, Holger Grubel from Vattenfall wrote on the project’s blog. “With half the work now complete, we can celebrate ‘Bergfest’ as would be typical […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Offshore Substation (OSS) for the DanTysk offshore wind farm is installed completely. After a construction period of around two years, the DanTysk OSS left the Hollandia Shipyard in Krimpen, The Netherlands, on the 23rd of July. The OSS was built in two sections. After the successful installation of the jacket, Vattenfall has announced the finalisation of the DanTysk […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The next major step has been taken at the DanTysk offshore wind farm – a first cable has been laid between foundations 39 and 40. The sea conditions were perfect for executing this operation for the first time on DanTysk. It did not go smoothly the entire time. Some wires broke and had to be […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The 155/33-kilovolt offshore substation and jacket are ready to leave the construction yard of Strukton Hollandia in Krimpen aan den IJssel near Rotterdam any day now. The jacket will provide a platform for the substation 45m above the seabed in a water depth of 26m. Their final destination is 70km offshore, west of the island […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has engaged the offshore division of Deutsche Windtechnik to carry out relevant parts of the construction and assembly supervision for the wind energy turbines in the offshore wind farm DanTysk. Engineers and technicians of Deutsche Windtechnik systematically document and analyse the quality of the whole construction and manufacturing process and monitor the compliance. The […]

  • 25 June 2013

    The yellow TP’s (transition pieces) stand tall on the quayside in Esbjerg and lying right next to them is the monopiles weighing 550 tons. All TP’s and monopiles was transported on a barge from Vlissingen, Holland to Esbjerg where Blue Water will handle the loading of components onto the installation vessel. Blue Water Shipping has […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first transition piece (TP) was grouted at the DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm on location DT01 on the 1st of May. Since the Seafox 5 first entered the DanTysk field it has been too cold for the installation of the TPs. Monopiles have been left standing, just barely visible above the waters surface. For the installation of the TPs, grout (concrete) has […]

  • 5 April 2013

    One of the world’s largest installation vessels will be used to install offshore wind farm DanTysk’s 80 turbines in the North Sea. The Pacific Osprey operated by Danish company Swire Blue Ocean was named in a ceremony on 3 April. Vattenfall and its partner Stadtwerke München are investing a little over EUR 1 billion in […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first four of eight piles for offshore wind turbines were loaded on January 20 in Vlissingen for shipment to offshore wind farm DanTysk located in the North Sea, 70 kilometers west of the island of Sylt on the border between the Germany and Denmark. The 65 meter long piles will be carried with 151 meter long offshore […]

  • 20 December 2012

    DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH has agreed upon an integral part of their offshore rescue concept contract. The two joint venture partners, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München, have commissioned DRF Air Rescue for emergency medical care and rescue of injured personnel from the DanTysk construction site. Medically and technically specially equipped helicopter type BK 117 with wind […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Rotork is supplying an all-electric valve actuation package encompassing isolating, regulating and modulating actuators with two-wire digital control for the DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Almost one hundred Rotork quarter-turn electric actuators will control butterfly valves on the DanTysk transformer platform, situated 70 kilometres west of the German island of Sylt. The […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    From 2014 onwards, quiet rooms with a shower, internet access and a TV will make everyday life more comfortable for the members of the DanTysk Wind Farm maintenance team – right in the middle of the harsh North Sea. Vattenfall and the Stadtwerke Munich have now commissioned the Schleswig-Holstein based company Nobiskrug, whose headquarters is […]