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  • 24 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract by the project developer Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG, which is owned by Enova and EWE ENERGIE, to supply and install the infield submarine power cables and ancillary equipment for the Riffgat offshore wind farm currently under construction 15 […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The load-out of the topside for the Riffgat offshore substation was successfully completed. This is an important milestone in this project, which enables our customer to supply renewable energy to its customers before this summer. Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG, a company owned by EWE Energie AG and Enova Energiesysteme GmbH & Co KG, […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The progress of construction work on 108 MW Riffgat offshore wind farm is right on schedule. The Riffgat offshore wind farm is located 15 kilometers from the island of Borkum and 25 kilometers from the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog. Before starting the installation, the developers had applied for scour protection, after which EWE and Enova […]

  • 9 December 2011

    G&G International has awarded Enerpac B.V. the contract to supply high pressure hydraulic equipment for the 30 Transition Pieces of the Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm. The Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm, located in Borkum (Germany) is currently being developed by German Groups EWE and ENOVA Energiesysteme GmbH & Co.KG and will be completed in 2012. The […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Northern HeliCopter will provide its rescue services to several offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The contract, awarded by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions, covers Global Tech I, Trianel Windpark Borkum, Riffgat and Alpha Ventus. The company is the centre of the EWE Group’s offshore expertise. It is a services company that advises and […]

  • 19 March 2013

    KCI completed the engineering work for German Offshore wind project Riffgat in March 2013. In April 2010, KCI was awarded an engineering contract for structural, utility systems and 3D interfacing design for both the jacket and the topside. Just before sail away in February this year, KCI engineers carried out a final inspection of the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    EWE, the developer of Riffgat offshore wind farm, has announced that the construction of its project is now completed. After being significantly involved in the construction of the first German offshore wind test Alpha Ventus, the company has now built Riffgat offshore wind farm ‒ the first commercial offshore wind farm off the coast of […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oldenburg-based utility EWE will not see any power coming from its 113.4 MW Riffgat offshore wind farm until the end of April due to a malfunction on the subsea cable some 22 kilometres off the coast, Mathias Fischer, a spokesperson for the grid operator TenneT TSO, told Offshore WIND. The wind farm has been offline since November 2015 […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has awarded contracts for the provision of helicopter services from Emden, Germany, to offshore wind farms. The selected parties will be responsible for the execution of helicopter transports for personnel and material from Emden to offshore wind projects, with possible stopovers on Borkum. Northern HeliCopter GmbH will provide a […]

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch oil & gas exploration and production operating company ONE-Dyas plans to power a platform at a North Sea gas extraction field solely by the electricity from the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. ONE-Dyas, together with partners Hansa Hydrocarbons and EBN, aims to extract natural gas from the […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The construction of German Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea has raised a lot of dust, reports the Netherlands Info Services. The wind farm is located 15 kilometres to the north-west of the German island of Borkum, where it will cover an area of 6 square kilometres. Since it is being built near […]

  • 18 August 2013

    Siemens Signs Chartering Deal with Esvagt for Two Offshore Wind Service Vessels (Denmark)  Siemens Energy has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities. UK: DONG Energy Gets GBP 1.1 Million for Offshore Wind O&M Bases  […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik has won the contract to provide maintenance for 30 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The contract, which begins in June 2019, includes basic maintenance, troubleshooting, remote fault elimination, spare parts management, maintenance of safety equipment and testing of electrical equipment in accordance with […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is located in the North Sea. The turbines were installed by the experienced Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, who looks back on a positive project. “The cooperation with Blue Water has been excellent and […]

  • 12 May 2013

    Denmark: Dong Saves Three Days Per Installed Cable Each time, a cable is installed between wind turbines at an offshore wind farm, time spent offshore can be reduced by approximately three days. A new cable laying concept from DONG Energy points the way to reducing costs.  First Wind Turbine Installed at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 30 June 2013

    Germany: Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Half Done Half of the total 30 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm have already been set up. The Netherlands: Deltares Tests Cheaper Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations In recent months, Deltares has tested a new foundation structure for offshore wind turbines in the Atlantic Basin in Delft and […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Germany: Ship Collides with Offshore Wind Farm Foundation A ship has collided with the offshore wind farm foundation in the German part of the North Sea. The incident happened on Saturday night causing the bow fender of the double hull ship to sustain severe damages.   Norway: Lamprell Delivers Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”, to Fred […]

  • 26 June 2012

    After Seaway Heavy Lifting chose to use a vibratory hammer to install monopile foundations at the Riffsgat offshore wind farm, APE Holland informed that vibrating 30 steel monopiles started mid-June. The piles will be driven with the Super Quad Kong (SQK), a modular vibratory driver/extractor consisting of four APE vibros, which are connected to four […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farm RIFFGAT, the joint project of Ewe and Enova, is under construction since May 2012. These days, the export cable has been laid for the future substation. With this cable, generated energy will be transported to the mainland. Project manager, Wilfried Hube, said that the cable will be connected to the substation in […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

      The German Groups EWE and ENOVA have placed an order with G&G International in Willebroek worth 55 million EUR for the construction of Riffgat, a new offshore wind farm close to German Borkum. G&G International will deliver 30 gigantic foundation structures for offshore wind turbines between May and July 2012. It is the largest […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has issued a tender seeking crew transfer vessels (CTV) to service offshore wind farms from Borkum, Germany. The contractor will be in charge of providing transport between the base port in Borkum and the Riffgat, Alpha Ventus, Merkur, Gemini and Trianel Windpark Borkum offshore wind farms, and possibly others. […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    For the third time, the Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster presented the German Renewables Award for innovations and pioneering achievements in wind energy. An independent jury selected four winners from 61 submissions and nominations in the categories “Product Innovation of the Year”, “Project of the Year”, “Student Thesis of the Year, Wind Energy” and “Lifetime Achievement, […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Dutch upstream oil and gas company, ONE-Dyas, has awarded N-Sea with a contract to install a subsea power cable between the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German North Sea and the new, to-be-built N05-A gas production platform. The scope of N-Sea includes the complete scope comprising survey, design, supply, engineering, transport, installation, burial, termination, […]

  • 14 April 2013

    VIDEO: Installation of Foundations and Wind Turbines at London Array The commissioning of the London Array’s 175th and final turbine happened at 16.09 on Saturday, 6 April. Thus, full capacity has now been reached at the 630MW first phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The following is a video of foundation and turbine […]

  • 13 November 2012

    TÜV SÜD has received an order from Siemens Wind Power to test wind turbines in the North Sea. For the Borkum Riffgat project, the TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH will test a total of 30 wind turbines from Siemens. The services include testing of lifts, pressure tanks, cranes, ladders and fall protection as stipulated by […]