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  • 23 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    From now on, the jack-up vessel Brave Tern from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will work on the installation of wind turbines in the Global Tech I wind farm. This means, according to plan, a second vessel will supplement the installation work of towers and nacelles in addition to HOCHTIEF’s vessel Thor at the North Sea wind […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The BARD Group is intensifying its construction activities in the development site of BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum. From now on, the JB 117 belonging to the Dutch company Jack-Up Barge B.V. will be used for the […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind projects coming online in 2021 are getting revenues that are on a EUR per MWh basis on average 55 per cent lower than in 2014, according to Wood Mackenzie. And the most recent bids and WoodMac’s projection show that revenues in 2025 will be 25 per cent lower than in 2021, the energy […]

  • 22 September 2015

    Njord Offshore have taken delivery of Njord Magni – the 3rd 26m Quad IPS Crew Transfer Vessel. Njord Magni is the third of four sister vessels to be delivered to Njord Offshore this year and is due to be shipped back to Europe from Singapore with Njord Thor in Mid October ’15. Sisters Njord Odin […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice seeking environmental engineering consultancy services for the Hesselø offshore wind project. In June 2020, the Danish Parliament decided to commence the development of the Hesselø offshore wind farm. This is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government has agreed on a new subsidy scheme for the Thor offshore wind project. With the new scheme, the government said a stable settlement price is guaranteed for the power generated by the offshore wind farm and support is provided based on the difference between the agreed price and market price. This means […]

  • 12 December 2013

    In the next few days, HOCHTIEF Solutions will commission a further powerful jack-up vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms. In the company of around 300 guests from the European offshore market the ship named VIDAR will officially be commissioned in Bremerhaven on December 12. The jack-up vessel was developed especially for construction and […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has paused the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow more time for the analysis of the results of preliminary seabed studies. The tender was paused after the analysis of Energinet’s preliminary seabed surveys identified soft clay bottoms in large parts of the designated area, especially in the […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark is accelerating the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow for the commissioning of the project one year earlier than initially planned. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first being the Thor project. Initially, Hesselø was scheduled […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The government of Denmark and several political parties have agreed to add up to 3 GW of new offshore wind capacity to be developed before 2030 as part of the Finance Act 2022. According to the green sub-agreement to the Finance Act 2022, 2 GW of offshore wind capacity must be offered for development before […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government and the parties to the Climate Agreement have agreed on a subsidy scheme for the Hesselø offshore wind farm. To a large extent, the subsidy scheme for Hesselø is similar to the subsidy scheme decided for the Thor offshore wind farm which was based on the recommendations from The Danish Council on […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has selected EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions SL to deploy a floating LiDAR buoy in the Hesselø offshore wind farm area. The floating LiDAR buoy will measure twelve months of wind speed and direction at the site located in Kattegatt more than 30 kilometers north of the coast of Zealand (Sealand). […]

  • 8 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    As the analysis of the seabed suitability for an offshore wind farm continues for the Hesselø project site, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is now searching for alternative areas for the second of the three large-scale offshore wind farms Denmark is planning to build under the Energy Agreement from 2018, in case the Hesselø site […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rambøll has secured another contract with Energinet to carry out an export cable route survey for the Hesselø offshore wind farm in Denmark. The contract concerns the proposed export cable route with landfall in Gilleleje. Two export cable routes were initially explored, thus two tender processes were carried out, both in which Rambøll was successful, […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet is starting offshore surveys at the Hesselø wind project offshore Denmark. Fugro is deploying two vessels to carry out a geophysical survey of the 248 km2 area located in Kattegatt, 20-30 kilometres north of Sjælland. The campaign is expected to be conducted over the next four to five months, Energinet […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has created a joint venture, Hexicon Power SA, with Greece’s EAMAA, described as a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish a presence […]

  • 8 October 2021
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    An issue with soft seabed conditions at the Hesselø offshore wind farm site is currently being investigated in relation to the framework set for the project and the planned (and currently paused) tender process, with one of the solutions now mentioned being the development of the second of Denmark’s three new large-scale offshore wind farms […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mid October 2014, DEME’s marine foundations specialist GeoSea announced the upcoming acquisition of offshore assets of HOCHTIEF, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. The financial close of the transaction has now been achieved. HOCHTIEF sold all its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner GeoSea. GeoSea acquired full control of jack-up vessels ‘Innovation’ and […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile foundation on the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Parkwind, the majority owner and the developer of the project, said. The first of the 23 foundations was installed at the site on 30 July, within one month […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon have entered into an agreement to together explore floating wind opportunities offshore Sweden. The companies intend to establish a 50-50 joint venture with an ambition to realize multiple Swedish projects with a combined capacity of several gigawatts. Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon plan to explore a range of opportunities to […]

  • 8 September 2013

    UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO)  Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend. First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany)  The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has sent a draft permit for preliminary offshore and onshore studies related to the Hesselø offshore wind project for consultation with the relevant authorities. The feasibility study permit will give the transmission system operator Energinet, which is to be responsible for the investigations, the right to collect relevant information about the […]

  • 13 March 2019

    The Social Democratic Party, Denmark’s main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    CTruk had planned to bring its new 20m SWATH OWSV to Seawork but, owing to CWind Endurance’s current contractual demands, the company will now exhibit its latest CTruk 20T MPC workboat, Ocean Warrior, on berth V25. Stuart Richardson of Technical Marine Support, who part owns and skippers the vessel, said: “We have been operating the […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Environment, Training & Education

    Under the supervision of the Central Command for Maritime Emergencies, CCME, the crews of two specialized vessels held an oil spill exercise for the first time at an offshore wind farm north off Helgoland. The oil recovery ship Thor and multi-purpose vessel Neuwerk were used in the exercise that took place at the Nordsee Ost […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the Global Tech 1 Wind Farm commenced in September 2012. Its foundation structures are being transported to the construction site from BLG’s offshore terminal at Bremerhaven with the installation vessel INNOVATION. Meanwhile, 51 of the 60 metre high tripods weighing 900 tons each have now been installed there. Following the transport and intermediate […]