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  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 25 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish design and engineering company Hexicon AB has submitted a scoping report to Marine Scotland for its proposed floating wind demonstration project off Dounreay, Scotland. The Dounreay Trì project will consist of a single semi-submersible platform and two wind turbines with a total capacity of 8 to 12 MW, installed approximately 6 km off Dounreay, Scotland. Renewable […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Crane vessel VIDAR has started loading the first AREVA rotor stars for the offshore wind farm Global Tech I yesterday. The pre-assembly of the almost sixty metres long rotor blades and the nacelle was accomplished at the terminal site of the JadeWeserPort, adjacent to the ship. Following loading, the VIDAR will leave with the next […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

  • 25 March 2013

    CTruk’s latest Offshore Windfarm Service Vessel CWind Adventure, a CTruk 20T, is operated under the CWind boat share initiative and will go straight to work as part of the company’s growing charter fleet. A CTruk 20T and the company’s Military & Security Division demonstrator cat THOR will feature on the Seawork pontoon. CTruk Managing Director […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lower Saxony seaports’ managing director announced that the total budget for dredging, construction and maintenance of port facilities in Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Stade and Wilhelmshaven for 2014 amounts to €72 million. Offshore wind is in the centre of Lower Saxony’s ports plans for the development. Despite the crisis in the offshore wind industry, the management […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 December 2013

    Three Vessels to Build Global Tech I (Germany) 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 […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet will in November host a virtual market dialogue related to the upcoming tender for the Hesselø offshore wind project. The market dialogue, to be held between 25 and 30 November, will see the main elements of the tender discussed with the industry which will get the opportunity to […]