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  • 4 November 2016

    There may be very few similarities between the Apollo 13 moon flight and Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre in Esbjerg, bar one: The relaying of information due to technical malfunction. Offshore WIND speaks to Jan Jørgensen on the complex and challenging job of monitoring Vattenfall’s wind turbines. Jan Jorgensen from Vattenfall is manager of Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre where he is […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s Ulstein launched the ”Windea TBN”, a wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) built for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and chartered out to Siemens Wind Power Service, from the Ulstein Verft dock hall on 15 October. The soon-to-be-named SOV will service two of Vattenfall’s German offshore wind farms, the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank, starting in 2017. The […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish companies are turning their attention to Hvide Sande which is expected to become the centre of activities related to what is to be the largest offshore wind farm in Danish waters – Vattenfall’s 406MW Horns Rev 3, the Danish Wind Energy Association (DWIA) said. The Swedish energy company and its main subcontractors should in the near […]

  • 28 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Tabling Bid for Adwen This Week? General Electric (GE) plans to submit a bid to buy the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, this week, according to the French magazine La Lettre de l’Expansion. [email protected] Unveils Upgraded Wind Farm SOV Design German designer of offshore and […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH is looking for a provider of helicopter services for the offshore wind farms DanTysk, Sandbank, Horns Rev 1 and Horn Rev 3. The EUR 6 million framework agreement is divided into two lots and will last for 2 years. The first lot covers crew transfers, either on a fixed day or on demand, of up to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    German utility Stadtwerke München (SWM) plans further investments in the expanding offshore wind sector to substitute its loss-making gas and power plants, Reuters reports.  SWM has already invested around EUR 3 billion in renewables and the company intends to add further investments to the tally, preferably through offshore wind-related joint ventures, the company’s CEO Florian Bieberbach said […]

  • 3 July 2016

    Vattenfall’s Offshore Hotel Finds Its Sea Legs (VIDEO) 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. Siemens Freezing New UK Investments […]

  • 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 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland Group Holdings […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s Wind Business Area, the Swedish utility’s sector in charge of wind power operations, ended the first quarter of 2016 with an operating profit before depreciation, amortisation and impairment losses (EBITDA) of SEK 1.5 billion (EUR 164 million), a 12% increase compared to SEK 1.34bn EBITDA recorded in the first quarter of 2015. Net sales at the […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Vessels

    Turbine Transfers’ 21m offshore support vessel Malltraeth Bay has started working on the Sandbank offshore wind farm, under a contract with VBMS.  VBMS won a EUR 90 million contract for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in 2014. The company is in charge of cable supply, CPS, installation, post-lay burial, and termination and testing of 76 infield cables. The work is due to be completed […]

  • 17 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Picks Hughes SSE for Subsea Inspections in Denmark and Germany DONG Energy has signed a contract with the UK-based Hughes Sub Sea Engineering for the undertaking of a subsea inspection campaign at offshore wind farms located in Denmark and Germany. DanTysk Accommodation Platform Taking Shape The accommodation platform for maintenance crews that are working […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall will spend SEK 14 billion (EUR 1.5 bn) on developing its renewable energy power sources, mainly wind , throughout 2016 and 2017, aimed at helping the company reach the goal of adding further 2,300 MW of installed wind capacity by 2020.  The renewables will take the 93% share of Vattenfall’s growth investments in […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 16 September 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has signed a frame work agreement (FWA) with Prysmian Group. The 3 year FWA, which was finalised in July 2015, covers the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capability. The FWA has been awarded following a long term relationship for the supply of similar services […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has reports a substantial second quarter loss due to impairment losses of approximately SEK 36 billion (EUR 3.8 billion). Higher provisions and low electricity prices also have a negative impact. The company added that wind power generation is rising in line with its strategy to shift to a more sustainable energy portfolio. Very low electricity prices […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Pile driving of the monopile “SB 62” at Sandbank offshore wind site has begun, marking the start of construction of the wind farm 90 km off the coast of Sylt. Seventy two Siemens 4 MW wind turbines will be set up, providing an installed capacity of 288 MW. The offshore wind farm is planned to be fully commissioned in […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    SubC Partner is now moving into the final stage of its unexploded ordnance (UXO) project at Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm site. Two vessels, the Vos Sweet and the Vos Shine are engaged in the project. More than 50 personnel has been working on the project, and with an additional support in various stages of the project, the number […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    With offshore wind farms DanTysk, Nordsee Ost, Borkum and Global Tech I alone, more than 2,000 MW of German offshore wind energy has been installed in the North and Baltic Seas. End of this year will see the installed capacity rise to more than 3,000 MW. This corresponds to the capacity of more than two large nuclear power […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens has supplied, installed and commissioned 80 wind turbines for the 288-megawatt DanTysk offshore wind farm, which was officially inaugurated yesterday. The installed capacity of all Siemens wind turbines in German waters is now more than 1 gigawatt. Around 300 wind turbines installed across eight projects contribute to this milestone, the company said. In addition to this, […]