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  • 24 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Energinet has commenced the feasibility studies for the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. Preliminary investigations start immediately, while the first vessels will begin working on the project site after the summer holidays, the Danish transmission system operator said. Energinet’s Board of Directors decided that approximately DKK 180 million (some EUR 24 million) […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the three 800MW offshore wind farms to be constructed in Danish waters will be built off Nissum Fjord in the North Sea, the country’s Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate said. The Thor offshore wind site, to be located at least 20 kilometres offshore, was selected over the second proposed option at the […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Energinet has launched a tender searching for environmental engineering consultancy services for the Hesselø offshore wind project in Denmark. The tender concerns consultancy services for preparing environmental assessments, planning consents and marine environmental baseline investigations for the project that will have an installed capacity of between 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The duration of the […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    From now on, the jack-up vessel Brave Tern from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will work on the installation of wind turbines in the Global Tech I wind farm. This means, according to plan, a second vessel will supplement the installation work of towers and nacelles in addition to HOCHTIEF’s vessel Thor at the North Sea wind […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The BARD Group is intensifying its construction activities in the development site of BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum. From now on, the JB 117 belonging to the Dutch company Jack-Up Barge B.V. will be used for the […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energinet has issued a tender seeking a consultant to provide a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) for the Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark. The work will include a number of surveys to be carried out, as well as technical reports of specific environmental and other themes, for the construction, operation and decommissioning phases of the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The large jack-up vessel Thor sailed from the North Sea to the Danish city Hirtshals in the beginning of September to be prepared for the ships next assignment in the Baltic Sea. During the stay, Blue Water acted as agent for the ship. “We have wide experience within port agency services and other harbor-related assignments, […]

  • 9 October 2019
    R&D

    Developing nearshore wind farms brings significant savings to the community compared to offshore wind projects located more than 20km from the coast, according to an analysis done by KPMG for the Danish HOFOR and European Energy A/S. According to the study, nearshore wind farms can help Denmark achieve a reduction of CO2 emissions by 70% […]

  • 12 December 2013
    R&D

    In the next few days, HOCHTIEF Solutions will commission a further powerful jack-up vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms. In the company of around 300 guests from the European offshore market the ship named VIDAR will officially be commissioned in Bremerhaven on December 12. The jack-up vessel was developed especially for construction and […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government has agreed on a new subsidy scheme for the Thor offshore wind project. With the new scheme, the government said a stable settlement price is guaranteed for the power generated by the offshore wind farm and support is provided based on the difference between the agreed price and market price. This means […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Vessels

    Njord Offshore have taken delivery of Njord Magni – the 3rd 26m Quad IPS Crew Transfer Vessel. Njord Magni is the third of four sister vessels to be delivered to Njord Offshore this year and is due to be shipped back to Europe from Singapore with Njord Thor in Mid October ’15. Sisters Njord Odin […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark is accelerating the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow for the commissioning of the project one year earlier than initially planned. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first being the Thor project. Initially, Hesselø was scheduled […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities

    The Social Democratic Party, Denmark’s main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mid October 2014, DEME’s marine foundations specialist GeoSea announced the upcoming acquisition of offshore assets of HOCHTIEF, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. The financial close of the transaction has now been achieved. HOCHTIEF sold all its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner GeoSea. GeoSea acquired full control of jack-up vessels ‘Innovation’ and […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile foundation on the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Parkwind, the majority owner and the developer of the project, said. The first of the 23 foundations was installed at the site on 30 July, within one month […]

  • 8 September 2013

    UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO)  Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend. First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany)  The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the Global Tech 1 Wind Farm commenced in September 2012. Its foundation structures are being transported to the construction site from BLG’s offshore terminal at Bremerhaven with the installation vessel INNOVATION. Meanwhile, 51 of the 60 metre high tripods weighing 900 tons each have now been installed there. Following the transport and intermediate […]

  • 25 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish design and engineering company Hexicon AB has submitted a scoping report to Marine Scotland for its proposed floating wind demonstration project off Dounreay, Scotland. The Dounreay Trì project will consist of a single semi-submersible platform and two wind turbines with a total capacity of 8 to 12 MW, installed approximately 6 km off Dounreay, Scotland. Renewable […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

  • 25 March 2013

    CTruk’s latest Offshore Windfarm Service Vessel CWind Adventure, a CTruk 20T, is operated under the CWind boat share initiative and will go straight to work as part of the company’s growing charter fleet. A CTruk 20T and the company’s Military & Security Division demonstrator cat THOR will feature on the Seawork pontoon. CTruk Managing Director […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Crane vessel VIDAR has started loading the first AREVA rotor stars for the offshore wind farm Global Tech I yesterday. The pre-assembly of the almost sixty metres long rotor blades and the nacelle was accomplished at the terminal site of the JadeWeserPort, adjacent to the ship. Following loading, the VIDAR will leave with the next […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lower Saxony seaports’ managing director announced that the total budget for dredging, construction and maintenance of port facilities in Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Stade and Wilhelmshaven for 2014 amounts to €72 million. Offshore wind is in the centre of Lower Saxony’s ports plans for the development. Despite the crisis in the offshore wind industry, the management […]

  • 29 December 2013

    Three Vessels to Build Global Tech I (Germany) From now on, the jack-up vessel Brave Tern from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will work on the installation of wind turbines in the Global Tech I wind farm. This means, according to plan, a second vessel will supplement the installation work of towers and nacelles in addition to […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    CTruk had planned to bring its new 20m SWATH OWSV to Seawork but, owing to CWind Endurance’s current contractual demands, the company will now exhibit its latest CTruk 20T MPC workboat, Ocean Warrior, on berth V25. Stuart Richardson of Technical Marine Support, who part owns and skippers the vessel, said: “We have been operating the […]