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  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures Britain (EEW OSB) has upended the first transition piece for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. In June 2019, Ørsted placed an order with EEW Special Pipe Constructions for 30 transition pieces for the 1.4GW project. The remaining 135 transition pieces will be manufactured and delivered by Denmark’s Bladt Industries. EEW […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK founded infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a contract to build the onshore substation for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project on the East coast of England.

  • 30 April 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has delivered and installed three shunt reactors in the onshore substation of the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. In April 2018, Ørsted and Balfour Beatty started the construction of the onshore substation in North Killingholme. The project’s 39km onshore cable route runs from Horseshoe Point, east of Tetney, to the […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation work at the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm site under a contract with Ørsted for geotechnical site investigation, which follows earlier contracts for geophysical investigation services at the site.

  • 17 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures Britain (EEW OSB) has loaded out its first batch of transition pieces (TPs) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will deliver 30 transition pieces for the project. Hornsea Two will comprise 165 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines on monopile foundations, and an offshore substation and a reactive […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, DONG Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity. This follows DONG Energy’s acquisition of Hornsea Project One, a 1,200 megawatt (MW) offshore wind project in the Round 3, which was announced in February 2015. […]

  • 5 December 2018

    Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers have completed the design of the offshore substation and the Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.

  • 24 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Seaway 7, a unit of Subsea 7, has won a contract for the installation of the inter-array grid cable system at the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. In addition to the submarine cable installation works, Seaway 7 will undertake a pre-installation submarine cable route survey, perform pre-installation boulder clearance activities and […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has sent an application to the UK’s Planning Inspectorate to reduce the maximum number of offshore HVAC collector substations permitted under the Hornsea Project Two Development Consent Order (DCO).

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK do not feature the usual setup including boat landing structures and ladders, as its developer Ørsted purchased a novel lifting system. The 1.4 GW project is the first-ever offshore wind farm to deploy the Get Up Safe (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system from […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has contracted LOC Group to carry out Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the 18-month agreement, LOC London and LOC Singapore will execute all MWS work on the project’s substations. “Hornsea Two is a game-changing renewable energy project in terms of both scale […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted is holding a series of community information events about the onshore cable route for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project in the UK. According to the Danish company, the aim of the events is that local people in North East Lincolnshire and East Lindsey find our more about the onshore cabling works for the […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first six transition pieces for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project have arrived from the UK at the Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, Netherlands. Over the next months, Buss will receive a total of 165 foundation sets, which will be handled and stored at the terminal. The foundations will then be loaded onto DEME Group’s […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is set to welcome three new hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist with the construction at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take delivery of its 39m Energizer in the spring and MHO-Co is due to deliver its two 35m CTVs in the summer. The vessels will be […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Technology

    Boskalis has taken delivery of a purpose-built pre-lay plough from Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) for use at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Boskalis will use the Megalodon plough to install 380km of export cables which will connect the project’s offshore substation to the onshore substation in Killingholme, Lincolnshire. According to […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won orders worth over USD 150 million from Danish energy company Ørsted to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit energy from the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm to the UK grid.

  • 3 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has officially opened the Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base (HTOCB) at Humberside Airport in Lincolnshire. The building, formerly a police station at the airport, will now house around 30 Ørsted employees who will be working around the clock to construct the 1.4GW wind farm. Hornsea Two, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire Coast, will […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Geosurvey has secured a construction survey support contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Under the two-year contract, Spectrum will provide on-demand geophysical survey capacity for the wind farm. “We are delighted to secure another long-term contract allowing us to further invest in new technology and our highly skilled workforce,” […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has selected SCHOTTEL to supply a range of propulsion systems for its service operations vessel (SOV) Wind of Hope. The propulsion system of Wind of Hope is powered by four diesel generators, which drive the electric motors of the SCHOTTEL propulsion package. Two SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers type SRP 430 FP, each with […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited has applied to the UK Marine Management Organisation for a marine license to undertake offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspection and clearance works for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. In preparation for offshore construction which is due to commence in 2020, there is a requirement to carry out inspections and, […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore foundations manufacturer EEW has signed a contract with Denmark’s ProCon Wind Energy for the electrical construction of 30 transition pieces for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The electrical construction work will take place at EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd.’s site in the United Kingdom in the first half of 2020. ”We are extremely […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK governmental agencies, conservation organisations and companies have responded positively to Ørsted’s application to reduce the number of offshore substations and increase the size of the topsides on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project.

  • 21 April 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Well over a third out of the 165 monopile foundations have been installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm located some 89 kilometres north-east of Grimsby, the U.K. The monopile foundations are being loaded at and transported from the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands and installed at the site by DEME […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted and Omnisens have signed a framework agreement for the supply of fiber optic-based power cable monitoring solutions for Ørsted’s future offshore wind farms. The 5+ year framework agreement covers the integrity and performance monitoring of export cables of all offshore wind farms that will be constructed by Ørsted in UK, USA, and Taiwan. The Hornsea […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has placed an order with EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) for 165 monopiles for the 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has contracted TTS Group to provide an equipment package for its second service operations vessel (SOV) destined to operate for Ørsted.