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  • 6 September 2013
    Authorities

    The topic of planning certainty has taken a central role at the 3rd Emden Offshore Days. While attending an evening reception at the Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday (4th September) within Offshore Days, the president of the Industry and Commerce Department for East Frisia and Papenburg (IHK), Dipl. Engineer Wilhelm Alfred Brüning, stressed that “a […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Technology

    Leading industry experts will be present at IQPC’s 3rd International Conference Offshore Foundations, July 3-5, 2013 in Hamburg, where attendees will have an opportunity to find out how which foundation designs offer the greatest potential. The optimisation of offshore foundations is a key challenge in reducing the overall carbon dioxide emissions and thus making offshore […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Marubeni and Technip to Build Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Marubeni and Technip Offshore Wind Limited (working in consortium) as the preferred supplier of balance of plant EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) services for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. First OW Jack-Up Vessel Built in Germany […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Deutsche Windtechnik has received an order to provide maintenance for the 32 Senvion 6.3M 152 turbines at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II wind farm in the German North Sea. The main service tasks include troubleshooting the wind turbines, including guaranteed availability, remote fault elimination, spare parts management, and logistics from Borkum or Emden. “We are […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Technology

    Seaway 7 has signed a contract with CAPE Holland for the supply of Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) for the installation of monopile foundations at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm.

  • 18 January 2012

    IHC Offshore Systems, part of IHC Merwede, announces it has been awarded a rental contract for the Noise Mitigation System NMS-6900. Dutch offshore contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting will operate the NMS-6900 during the installation of 30 monopile foundations for the Riffgat offshore wind farm off the north-west coast of Germany. The contract has been signed […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Senvion SE has started to install the prototype of its new 6.2M152. With this turbine, the company is setting new standards for efficient electricity generation in offshore wind farms. In a first step, the access routes to the Langen-Neuenwalde location (20 km north of Bremerhaven) are being built. The turbine is scheduled to begin operations at the end […]

  • 11 February 2013

    A successful delivery of PEMA Windmill Tower Sections Assembly Lines of last year is now followed by an order for PEMA Offshore Foundation Welding Line. The previously delivered versatile PEMA assembly line has been in heavy use also in welding pressure vessels and extremely heavy jack-up legs. A new outcome of co-operation between G & […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    VINCI Energies has acquired offshore wind specialist EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH from EWE. EWE OSS specializes in the operations management and maintenance services of offshore wind farms in the North Sea with an own control centre and 24/7 standby teams, and providing services for their project development and engineering support. Among other things, […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EWE AG and Trianel have set up a joint venture to develop the second stage of the Trianel Windpark Borkum (TWB II) with a capacity of 200MW. Ines Kolmsee, Chief Operating Officer of EWE AG, stated: “EWE brings in its expertise from the development and operation of the first German offshore wind farm alpha ventus and the first […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Technology

    Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea. A fire in a wind turbine can quickly turn dangerous for people and the environment, particularly if the nacelle or rotors catch fire, […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has invited tenders for services related to cable repair and maintenance in both Germany and the Netherlands, which include locating cable faults. The services will be delivered across several grid connections and interconnectors. The transmission system operator (TSO) is looking to conclude a contract for a service-level agreement with a provider of cable fault […]

  • 17 September 2013

    For hardly any other branch of industry is international cooperation as important as for the offshore industry. Frequently, companies from all over the world cooperate in the construction and operation of offshore wind farms. Denmark is an important partner for Germany’s offshore industry. A major part of the offshore wind turbines is already produced in […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    FRISIA-Offshore, located in Germany, and Offshore Wind Services BV from the Netherlands announced a cooperation agreement. The intention of FRISIA-Offshore and OWS is to invest together in new Crew Transfer Vessels through a joint venture in the coming months. This joint venture will serve as growth platform for the German and Dutch market. Workships Contractors, […]

  • 16 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik has won an EU tender to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services at the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The tender was carried out by DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH & Co. KG. Both wind farms are owned by Vattenfall (51 per cent) and Stadtwerke München (49 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hollandia Offshore and Croonwolter&dros have formed a collaborative partnership to offer the operators of offshore wind farms an ‘all-in’ package.

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    CAPE Holland has announced it has been awarded for a purchase contract for an APE Model 600 Tandem vibratory hammer set (Tandem Super Kong). For the installation of the Helwin 1 and BorWin 2 base frames, Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will use the Tandem Super Kong to install a total of 16 piles with diameters […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO GmbH has invited tenders for offshore wind farm services as part of authorisation for planning approval process, divided into: engineering, environmental professional planning, and project coordination. The required services throughout the planning approval process for an offshore wind power connection systems comprise 2 phase elements. Phase 1: These services are to be provided […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Energy has secured another order for an offshore wind power plant in Germany. For the customer DONG Energy the company will supply up to 89 wind turbines for the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project in the North Sea off the German coast. With a total capacity of 320 megawatts (MW) the wind power plant will […]

  • 5 October 2012

    A joint venture between Strukton Systems and Hollandia is building transformer stations for the offshore wind industry at the Hollandia fabrication yard on the banks of the rivers IJssel and Lek where they meet in Krimpen aan den IJssel, just outside of Rotterdam. Strukton Systems is a specialist in the design, construction and maintenance of […]

  • 9 January 2013

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) announces that Martin Spaans, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has decided to leave the company. Over the last 20 years Martin Spaans has guided SHL into the strong business it is today. His leadership has been integral to building the company’s reputation in both offshore oil & gas and renewable sectors. The […]

  • 10 March 2013

    IREC and EWE OSS will exchange technological information, train engineers and cooperate technically on the ZEFIR project The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has signed an agreement with EWE Offshore Services & Solutions GmbH, the company that is co-owner and operating ALPHA VENTUS, the first test platform for 5 MW offshore wind turbines, located […]

  • 4 October 2012

    With the recent news that G&G International has won a contract for 72 WTG transition pieces and 1 OHVS transition piece for the new Northwind Offshore Wind Farm project on the Bank Zonder Naam, G&G is firmly established in the offshore wind industry. For this work they have created a joint venture, Gl WindForce JV, […]

  • 11 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pile driving during construction of offshore wind farms in the German North Sea has little to no effect on local harbour porpoise population, according to a study commissioned by the Offshore-Forum Windenergie (OFW) in partnership with the offshore wind industry leaders.  “The study shows that offshore wind farms have no negative consequences for the harbor porpoise population,” […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    International service corporation TÜV SÜD is continuing its dynamic growth: its consolidated revenue will grow by a minimum of 8 per cent in 2012, to over EUR 1.8 billion (2011: EUR 1.68 billion). TÜV SÜD also expects a further rise in income (EBIT) (2011: EUR 160 million). The number of employees clearly reflects this positive […]