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  • 18 March 2013

    Seaway Heavy Lifting Wins Third Major Contract for Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm (UK) Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast.   VIDEO: 3D View of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Dipl.Wirt.Ing. (FH) Willi Balz has congratulated BARD on the completion of the BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm construction. The wind farm consists of 80 turbines with a total capacity of 400 MW, which can produce enough electricity for more than one million people in the Ruhr area. “In spite all the setbacks, BARD was […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The German company Bard Holding GmbH hopes the negotiations on its takeover will end within about 12 weeks, Bloomberg reports. Axel Bahr, the company’s spokesman, has stated that Bard expects “indicative offers” at end-March and completion in 6 to 12 weeks, however it remains unknown which companies are involved in the current talks. Cost and […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman. “If an unfinished construction appears anywhere in the ocean, it has an […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    NHC Northern Helicopter will be on call for offshore rescue operations at the Veja Mate, Nordergründe, Butendiek and BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farms in the German sector of the North Sea. The helicopter service provider will be in charge of air rescue for a total of 245 offshore wind turbines and coordination via the […]

  • 1 January 2015

    Under-manning and fatigue threaten WFSV safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. Marubeni and Technip to build Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm […]

  • 11 August 2013

    Finland: Bugsier and Wärtsilä Develop New Wind Farm Installation Vessel Concept Reducing costs for offshore wind generated electricity is one of the major challenges in the European energy market. The novelty about the jointly developed concept for reducing costs during installation, from the Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs- GmbH & Co. KG and Wärtsilä is, that […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Emden. The Bard Group and the Spanish Gamesa have terminated their negotiations over a possible co-operation. This was communicated by both companies in corresponding declarations. “We have learned from the talks, that our positions on the conditions of a co-operation in the offshore area were too far apart”, said Heiko Ross, Managing Director of BARD […]

  • 3 September 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news articles in the month of August 2019. Wison Unveils New Tower Concept for Deepwater Turbines Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters. Boskalis Feels Offshore Wind Crunch Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier the contract for the transport and installation of 67 Siemens 6MW wind turbines at the Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Construction is expected to start in early 2017. Martin Degen, Commercial Manager for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said: “We are delighted to be working on the Veja Mate project, building on […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    German manufacturer of wind turbine towers and foundations Ambau has filed for bankruptcy at the Cuxhaven district court. The main reason for the bankruptcy filing is reportedly insolvency due to the lack of orders. Ambau currently employs around 350 people at two locations in Cuxhaven and Gräfenhainichen. The Cuxhaven district court has appointed provisional bankruptcy […]

  • 30 December 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) will sponsor the new research project, GW Wakes, on offshore wind energy at the University of Oldenburg, with 3.8 million euros over the next three years. The aim is to study the wind currents and wakes in large offshore wind farms with hundreds of […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reetec GmbH, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has acquired the German company Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), a specialist in the offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M).

  • 13 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Danish operator of offshore wind Service Operation Vessels (SOV) Esvagt has added drone inspection to its list of offered services.

  • 3 April 2017

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) has awarded Ampelmann with a contract extension for the E1000 motion compensated access system.

  • 13 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein has installed the SMST equipment on Acta Marine’s new walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga at Ulstein Verft in Norway.

  • 5 January 2015

    Incidents in Offshore Wind Industry A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea… Nordsee Ost Wind Turbines Installed The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. Lely […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) will provide a marine coordination team during the construction phase of the 332MW offshore wind farm Nordsee One. The marine coordination team will take care of 24/7 coordination of all construction activities at the offshore site and work in close cooperation with the guard vessel. The marine coordination center […]

  • 21 April 2013

    VIDEO: EWICON ‒ Bladeless Windmill ecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON (Electrostatic WIndenergy CONvertor) using technology developed by researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam from the Delft University of Technology in a consortium with Wageningen UR and commercial companies in an economy-ecology-government partnership program context. EWEA: Is German Offshore Wind Under Threat? European Wind Energy […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore, the green investment company, and HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, have acquired from BARD Holding GmbH the 600MW wind farm that will be constructed in the North Sea, 55 kilometers North East of Schiermonnikoog. With this acquisition, the largest renewable energy project in The Netherlands is now fully […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ulstein has shared a photo of Acta Marine’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga under construction at Ulstein Verft.

  • 21 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s walk-to-work (W2W) and service operations vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga has completed its sea trials. During the sea trials, the vessel was tested at maximum forward and backward speed, where the aftward speed featuring the X-Stern exceeded 12.5 knots and the registered forward speed exceeded 13.5 knots, Acta Marine said. In addition, the company said […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels

    Acta Marine has ordered a new walk-to-work (W2W) construction support vessel (CSV) optimized for use in the offshore wind industry from Ulstein.

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has awarded the Dutch corrosion prevention specialist MME Group with a contract to provide cathodic protection for 44 monopiles and the offshore substation to be installed at the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has decided to build an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base on an airfield in Emden, Germany, for the company’s offshore wind farms in the North Sea.

  • 26 January 2012

    The Borwin Alpha platform is the first offshore installation designed to convert AC power into high voltage direct current (HVDC) for onward transmission. Built and designed by the Heerema Fabrication Group on behalf of ABB, the facility can transfer a power of 400MW at a bipolar voltage of 150kV. The converted current is carried by […]