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  • 4 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    Bladt Industries A/S, Aalborg, Denmark has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting the contract for the transportation and installation of the Sandbank substation. The substation platform consists of a jacket, skirt piles and deck and requires to be installed in the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. At the substation, electricity from the individual wind turbines will be collected and converted to […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The hull of one of Siemens’ new service operation vessels (SOVs) is on its way towards Norwegian Havyard shipyard, where it is supposed to arrive any day now. On July 19, 2014, the hull was launched at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey, reported Ingo Bischof, Siemens’ Project Manager for Offshore Service Germany in charge of […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has been awarded a contract for the manufacturing of foundations for the Sandbank offshore wind farm.  In total, 72 monopiles and transition pieces will be produced with a total weight of 78,000 tons. The average diameter of the piles is 6.4 metres and they are meant to be placed at a water […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind service provider C-Bed will deploy its walk-to-work (W2W) service operation vessel (SOV) Wind Innovation on the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The operations and maintenance (O&M) service contract will commence in June. The company secured full activity for its 1999-built accommodation vessel until the fourth quarter of […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries will manufacture an offshore substation (OSS) for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in close cooperation with their long term partners on the fabrication of substations – Semco Maritime and ISC. Bladt Industries has signed an EPCI contract for the fabrication of the OSS for the upcoming Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. The contract is signed with the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have announced the start of manufacturing of the components for the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The fabrication of 72 steel monopile foundations for wind turbines has started at EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock.  Depending on their location within the wind farm, monopiles will have a diameter of up to 6.80 meters and will […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Grid Connection

    VBMS has reached a major milestone by installing its 1,000th inter-array cable during its works for Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm this week. In 2008, when the company was founded, VBMS installed its first inter array cables in Belgian waters for Thornton Bank Phase I. Through the years, VBMS has been contracted for a number […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has shared a video of its offshore wind farm accommodation platform, the future home for the service teams working at the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, being installed some 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast. The onshore construction of the accommodation platform has been completed and the six-storey structure has been […]

  • 12 October 2015

    On Friday morning, Bladt Industries carried out the upending of the jacket foundation for the topside of the Sandbank offshore wind farm’s substation. At Bladt’s quay in Aalborg, the 96 metres tall crane easily upended the two sides for the jacket each weighing 525 tonnes. Once both sides were in upright position, they were joined together with remaining […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Fendercare Subsea Services has completed the Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) project at the Sandbank offshore wind site. The UXO project was conducted at the Sandbank offshore wind farm, which is the second largest power generation project undertaken by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München in the German North Sea. The operation itself identified 120 potential contacts of which 26 […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have now erected the first of 72 Siemens SWT- 4.0 130 wind turbines at the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm being built 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in the German part of the North Sea. The erection of the towers on the foundations and the installation of the nacelles […]

  • 17 February 2016

    Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC) has been actively supporting the construction of Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm since late last year, the company reported. Working on the project, DOC has been delivering services from developing a study of first lifting processes, over the optimal use of so-called Tack-Lines, to 3D models and storyboards for installation and loading operations of the […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Ports & Logistics

    Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg has shared a photograph showing components for more than 100 offshore wind turbines ready for installation in the North Sea stored in the port area. In 2016, estimated 1.1 GW offshore wind will be shipped from the Port of Esbjerg, and so far 0.75 GW onshore wind have passed the quays […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Vattenfall is inviting offers for the provision of personnel to undertake the ‘Marine Coordination’ function for the construction phase of the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm (SBOW). ‘Marine Coordination’ will oversee all marine operations in the wind farm, provide advice to vessel Masters and coordinate an emergency response to any incident within the wind farm. The […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean has completed the first operations under a recently signed offshore maintenance and service agreement with Siemens Gamesa. As previously reported, Siemens Gamesa and SBO signed a long-term charter agreement for the jack-up vessel Pacific Orca. The charter has been running since June 2019 and will end in February 2021. The agreement covers wind […]

  • 21 February 2016

    VIDEO: Bilfinger Getting Busy at Sandbank The last of the 72 foundations for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was installed last Friday with the help of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems, the company which was in charge of transporting and installing the monopile foundations and transition pieces. Centrica Leaving Wind Energy In its preliminary […]

  • 8 November 2015

    Fire Breaks Out on WFSV at Borkum Riffgrund 1 One of the engine rooms of the Beaumaris Bay wind farm service vessel, deployed at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, caught fire on Saturday, 31 October. Scotland Greenlights World’s Largest Floating Wind Project The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Technology

    Doedijns, has recently supplied the complete Hydraulic System for a Pile Gripper Frame to Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems. The system has been installed and commissioned and is currently being used to install a total of 72 Wind Turbine foundations for the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea. This makes the total […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    WIKING Helikopter Service and Vattenfal have signed a contract extension for 24/7 Helicopter Emergency Rescue Service for the Sandbank and DanTysk offshore wind farms in Germany. Operating from its Base in Wilhelmshaven, WIKING Helikopter will continue using its high performance (Performance class 1) AW139 LEONARDO helicopter for these operations. The 288 MW DanTysk offshore wind […]

  • 7 February 2016

    Sea Worker Capsizes off Denmark Due to harsh weather, the offshore installation vessel Sea Worker has capsized during the night between Tuesday and Wednesday. VIDEO: How Big is Hornsea Project One? After reaching the Final Investment Decision for the 1.2 GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm earlier today, Dong Energy has published this short […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 72 foundations for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was installed last Friday with the help of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems, the company which was in charge of transporting and installing the monopile foundations and transition pieces. The foundation installation works started in summer of 2015 off the German North Sea coastline, in a […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On Sunday, 23 July, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) will officially put the Sandbank offshore wind farm into operation by organising a public barbecue at the city park Stadtpark in Hamburg.

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Subsea pile driving specialist MENCK, an ACTEON company, is providing its largest and most powerful hydraulic hammer to assist Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems with the installation of subsea foundations for Project Sandbank, a new 72-turbine strong wind farm in the North Sea. Known as the ‘Gentle Giant’, the MENCK MHU 3500S hydraulic hammer exerts a […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), together with project partner Siemens, have developed an optimised concept for constructing and commissioning the 72 wind turbines for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm which is expected to cut the time between erecting the first wind turbine and commissioning the last one to around 89 days, a 23% reduction compared […]

  • 25 January 2015

    DEME’s order of the Living Stone, a new multi-purpose vessel to be delivered in 2017, was the most read news on Offshore WIND this week. Check out this and other popular news in our weekly review:  DEME Orders New Multi-Purpose Vessel DEME has ordered another vessel serving the offshore energy market. Vattenfall Seeking Personnel for Sandbank Marine […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has issued a tender for inter-array cable repairs and jointing work in Sweden and Germany, expected to start in the summer of 2022. The developer is looking to award five-year framework agreements to a maximum of five contractors per lot, with one lot being dedicated to the work to be performed in Sweden and […]