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  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with the contract to transport and install Siemens 7MW turbines at the 497MW EnBW Hohe See wind farm, with the first turbine expected to go up in the first half of 2019. EnBW Hohe See is located 90km from shore in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in close […]

  • 2 May 2016

    World’s Largest OW Jack-Up Vessel Installs World’s Heaviest Monopile at Veja Mate OWF Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    As of 10 January, C-bed’s floating hotel Wind Ambition has been deployed on the Wikinger offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea, C-bed informed this morning.

  • 5 April 2017

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) informed that the company had completed 1 million safe transfers in March 2017, with the number increasing daily.

  • 3 May 2011

      Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, commences production today on BorWin beta, the first self-righting offshore transformer platform in Germany. In the presence of the Minister President of the federal state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Erwin Sellering, the Minister for Economics, Labour and Tourism of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Jürgen […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The cooperation between Cuxport and Offshore Marine Management GmbH (OMM) is gathering pace: the “Bourbon Enterprise”, the first vessel equipped for the maritime cable business at a quay at Cuxport, left Cuxhaven on Wednesday for the last time bound for the North Sea. On its seven trips, the 76-metre long multi-purpose ship has been preparing […]

  • 23 February 2016

    Gibdock, a shiprepair and conversion yard from Gibraltar, carried out the afloat mobilisation of Seajacks Scylla, after the vessel had been discharged to Gibraltar waters from the heavy-lift transporter Osprey. The vessel was towed to Gibdock for reactivation works at the yard’s South Mole. Richard Beards, Managing Director of Gibdock, said: “Our location at the gateway to the Mediterranean and […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) today reported that two big European offshore wind financings, and a record quarter for investment in Chile, were among the highlights of an otherwise sluggish Q2 2015, when it comes to clean energy investment. Worldwide, clean energy investment was $53bn in the second quarter of 2015, just 3% less than a revised $54.4bn […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Imenco AS has launched a new division – Imenco Corrosion Technology – which will provide anode systems to the offshore renewable energy sector and to late life assets in the oil and gas industry. After more than a decade of working in Norwegian oil and gas sector, where Imenco’s corrosion protection solutions have been used, the company […]

  • 20 April 2016

    The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After the installation of the subsea structure of the converter platform BorWin beta 125km off the coast in 40 meters water depth in 2013, the topside with a weight of app. 12,000 tons followed today. The tow with BorWin beta had reached the construction site on April 22 after about 24 hours of transit time. […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Grid Connection and 50Hertz have selected Greece-based Assodivers for cable burial works at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS), a project that will interconnect Danish and German grids via Kriegers Flak and Baltic 2 offshore wind farms.

  • 2 December 2016

    8.2 Consulting has carried out BSH collision friendliness analyses of the support structures at three Iemants projects, including the offshore wind farms Veja Mate and EnBW Hohe See. 8.2AG outlined the necessary verifications and performed a hull-retaining verification assessment. This includes the preparation of a numerical crash-worthiness analysis to evaluate the consequences of vessel collision […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire offshore activities from compatriot VolkerWessels. Under the intended transaction, Boskalis will acquire maritime and offshore wind energy related activities of VolkerWessels, which include VBMS, Stemat and Volker Stevin International (VSI). VBMS, a 50/50 Boskalis – VolkerWessels joint venture, is an offshore […]

  • 31 August 2014

    Suction Bucket Jacket Foundation Installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 (Gallery) DONG Energy has installed a suction bucket jacket foundation at its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1. First Wind Turbine Up at EnBW Baltic 2 In the development of its second offshore wind farm, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has reached a milestone with the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. A2SEA Cuts to […]

  • 6 March 2016

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Multi-role platform supply vessel VOS Prime has mobilised an Ampelmann ‛A-type’ gangway system and engaged in walk-to-work operations at the offshore substations on the 600MW Gemini wind farm in the Netherlands, Vroon Offshore Services reports.

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

  • 25 December 2014

    With 2015 around the corner, we have decided to give you the overview of the most interesting video from 2014. As the North Sea is the center of offshore wind industry, it is not a surprise that most of the videos show development from this area. Alstom completes 6MW Haliade installation As the modern technological […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, UK.

  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]