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  • 30 March 2018
    Vessels

    Acta Marine has taken delivery of the newbuild walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga from Ulstein Verft. The vessel was delivered on 28 March, three days ahead of schedule, Acta Marine said.

  • 28 April 2014
    R&D

    In the new “Wind Energy Report Germany 2013” Fraunhofer IWES researchers confirm that offshore wind energy is increasing worldwide. While the UK is leading with 50% offshore market share, more than 2 GW are under construction in Germany. Japan enters the offshore market with prototypes of floating turbines. The offshore wind energy sector has been […]

  • 12 July 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today released a half-year report on the subject of offshore wind industry in Europe called “The European offshore wind industry – key trends and statistics 1st half 2013”. 277 new offshore wind turbines, totalling 1,045 megawatts (MW), were fully grid connected in Europe during the first six months of […]

  • 19 October 2011

      DNV’s growing team in Hamburg comprises dedicated wind energy experts who are able to draw on DNV’s 25 years of experience in serving the global wind energy industry. They will work closely with DNV’s wind team based in Copenhagen, Denmark and London, UK, and will also be firmly supported by DNV’s marine survey team, […]

  • 14 October 2010
    R&D

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $50 million from the German transmission system operator, TenneT TSO (formerly transpower), to provide maintenance services for the grid connections of offshore wind farms located in the North Sea off the coast of Germany. The three-year contract has extension options. “Offshore […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of Germany’s newest offshore wind park has recently been completed. The 21 wind turbines that make up the Baltic Sea wind farm – dubbed Baltic 1 – are now complete and set to enter the commissioning phase, the final step before energy production can begin.

  • 13 November 2012
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A well-established Scottish maritime company has taken delivery of a second Twin Axe Design offshore wind farm support vessel. MCS Pampero, sister vessel to MCS Sirocco which joined the fleet in June, was handed over to Maritime Craft Services in Singapore and will go straight to work in NW Europe from mid-December. They join crew […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Germany is planning an energy superhighway from north to south to connect its growing wind energy supply with high energy demand regions. Both onshore and offshore wind energy is so far generated primarily in northern Germany, whereas energy consumption is highest in southern and western regions. Today, more wind power is produced in Germany than […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Capitalizing on its experience and leadership in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON continues to extend its range of services and strengthen its positions in the offshore wind industry. BOURBON has just installed an innovative offshore wind structure in the Atlantic. In perfect conditions off the coast of Portugal at Aguçadoura, BOURBON has installed […]

  • 25 June 2012

    A LEADING Scottish maritime services company has taken delivery of a new offshore wind farm support vessel, further demonstrating its intent to be a major player in the burgeoning worldwide renewables sector. And today (Monday June 25) Maritime Craft Services’ MSC Sirocco  goes straight into service, working on the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Project in […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. The installation, performed by A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER, reached half way in mid-March. The first of the 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed back in August 2014 and the first electricity was already produced mid-February. […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Nordic Baltic group of shipyards, part of the BLRT Grupp, cannot be accused of acting as an old age pensioner, despite its 100 year history. The group follows the various developments in the wind energy market with interest and is ideally placed in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, where it is all happening.  “Customers come to us because they prefer customised […]

  • 2 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    BARD Holding and the Netherlands based green investment firm Typhoon Offshore have signed an agreement to jointly build windfarms on the North Sea. BARD Holding will focus mainly on the technical realization of the wind farms and Typhoon Offshore mainly on the structuring and financing thereof. Dr. Stephan Bormann, deputy managing director BARD Holding GmbH […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Training & Education

    The shareholder meeting of the BARD-Group, headquartered in Emden, has appointed Bernd Ranneberg and Dieter Sichau to the BARD Holding GmbH management board. They thereby reinforce Arwit Gunt, who was appointed as managing director beginning of October 2010. Bernd Ranneberg (49) as CFO will be primarily responsible for Financing, Accounting and Controlling as well as […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd. in Belfast, a Fred. Olsen related company specialising in shipbuilding and offshore construction, recently completed a contract to build the world’s first commercial offshore suction Bucket Foundations. Three Bucket Foundations have left the Harland and Wolff fabrication yard in the past months on board the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier vessel […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Fred. Olsen United is one of those few players that plays a role in almost all aspects of the offshore wind industry and is able to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution. This diverse company has been active in the offshore wind industry since the early days and is now uniting capabilities to provide a single interface with the client. In 2007, installation […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Emden is one of the largest ports in the federal state of Niedersachsen in Germany and located furthest west on the German coast, strategically near the deep waters of the North Sea and easily accessed by road and rail. Its main activities are the import and export of automobiles, forest products and […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was near the Port of Rostock where the first German commercial offshore wind farm, EnBW Baltic 1, was erected in 2010 and it also served as one of the base ports for Kriegers Flak. Although […]

  • 19 February 2013

    A ship has collided with the offshore wind farm foundation in the German part of the North Sea, reports German news site Jeversches Wochenblatt. The offshore wind farm Bard 1, currently under construction, is located around 90 kilometres northwest of the isle Borkum. The wind farm will cover an area of 60 square kilometres with […]

  • 31 May 2013

    WINDFORCE has been a fixed date in the calendars of national and international experts in the offshore wind energy industry for the past nine years. Many have registered again this year to attend the German offshore wind conference. “We are very pleased that we can welcome more than 650 participants to this year’s WINDFORCE in […]

  • 13 January 2012
    R&D

    University of Oldenburg has announced a joint project “GW Wakes”. This project will investigate wind currents in a very large offshore wind farm with 100 or more wind turbines. The Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) will be funding the project over the next three years with approximately 3.8 million […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    German researchers have started trialing a 1:10 scale model of the StEnSea (Stored Energy in the Sea) undersea compressed air energy storage system designed to temporarily store electricity generated by offshore wind turbines. After several years’ research work, the StEnSea project, funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, has now entered the test phase. In the framework […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The offshore wind industry is very much dictated by large conglomerates. How is it for smaller companies to keep on their feet in this competitive environment when the stakes are not particular in their favour? Offshore WIND visited family-run towage and salvage company Otto Wulf GmbH and heard how the fourth generation Wulf is running […]

  • 25 August 2013

    Floating Gyro-Stabilized VAWT to Be Tested in Norway (VIDEO) A model of a floating gyro stabilized Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) for offshore and near-shore applications, which is called Gwind, will be tested in the harbor of Stavanger this autumn, according to the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE). AREVA, Windreich Sign Cooperation Contract […]