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  • 18 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has submitted the documents for the public planning procedure for the Exclusive Economic Zone section of the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems in Germany. The application documents contain a pre-design of the planned platforms and take into account the installation of submarine cables and the erection of the platforms in the […]

  • 24 August 2014

    Sunken Barge Carried Working Platforms for Baltic 2 OWF A barge that sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) off Darßer Ort in the Baltic Sea was carrying four working platforms for the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. Siemens: Order Placed for 67 Dudgeon Offshore Wind Turbines Siemens Energy […]

  • 15 June 2014

    UK Signs FID Contracts for Five Offshore Wind Projects The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, including five contracts for offshore wind projects. Drydocks Completes DolWin Beta Construction in Dubai Drydocks World has successfully completed the pioneering HVDC converter platform DolWin beta. Spanish Shipyard […]

  • 7 September 2014

    DolWin Beta Becomes Resident of North Sea (Gallery) DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages. Greater Gabbard OWF’s Cabling Infrastructure Worries Local Fishermen The developers […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    CTC Marine Projects, Ltd, part of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, has announced its multi-million pound contract award for Dolwin 1, Germany. The workscope, for client EMAS AMC, will include the trenching of 62.34 kilometres of a bundled HVDC power cable from 14 metres water depth and trenching of a power cable from Dolwin Alpha West […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EWE will have to make an unscheduled shutdown of its 108MW Riffgat offshore wind farm in September. A cable connecting the wind farm to the grid was affected during the work on Dolwin converter station, and, according to TenneT, the cable will need to be stabilised. Given that the cable did not suffered any damage […]

  • 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.

  • 16 December 2013

    Alstom Dives in French Offshore Wind Opportunities Alstom has announced the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with STX France, during a meeting of the Region Pays de la Loire strategic committee on marine energies that was held in Nantes on December 6. Dutch Companies Developing Innovative Pile-Driving Technology  Since 2010 Fistuca BV, a spin-off […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has been awarded a contract by Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) for export cable transportation, installation and trenching services on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German Bight.

  • 29 June 2018
    Grid Connection

    Jan De Nul has completed the export cable installation works at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II and the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 1 January 2014

    Storm ‘Christian’ Shakes DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm (Germany) DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea. The Netherlands: Damen Unveils Walk to Work Vessel Damen Shipyards has unveiled a completely new Wind […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has contracted Seaproof Solutions to supply its export cable protection systems (CPS) for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm and Trianel Windpark Borkum II.

  • 3 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Sif Group has announced that the company will produce 14 jacket piles for the 900 MW BorWin5 offshore converter station in the German North Sea. The piles for the grid connection will have a maximum length of 62 metres and weigh around 4,000 tonnes together. In 2020, Siemens and Dragados Offshore were awarded a contract […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Technology

    Heerema Fabrication in Zwijndrecht, a subsidiary of the Heerema Group, has given Siemens Water Technologies the order for the delivery of a Chloropac hypochlorite generator for seawater cooling. The order is worth over half a million Euros. The generator will be used at the North Sea platform DolWin1 and is the first Chloropac system to […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    In the presence of Cornelia Yzer, Senator of Berlin for Economic affairs, Alstom Grid GmbH has opened in the Berlin district of Neukölln an Offshore-Project office to handle all activities connecting offshore windparks to the mainlandgrid. The company has been recently awarded the DolWin 3 offshore project. This project, with an investment volume of more […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The French DOLFINES and China’s CIMC Raffles have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost floating offshore wind in Europe and Asia. The two parties have agreed to cooperate on the commercial development of their activities in Europe and Asia to boost the floating wind sector. According to DOLFINES, the companies’ profiles are very […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has commissioned TÜV NORD to certify the submarine cables for the Borkum Riffgrund 3 wind farm, and the transformer station and the submarine cables for the Gode Wind 3 wind farm in the German North Sea. With 83 turbines and a total capacity of 900 MW, Borkum Riffgrund 3 will be the largest wind […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded NKT with a contract for the BorWin5 grid connection in Germany, for which NKT will manufacture 230 kilometres of 320 kV high-voltage DC XLPE power cables and carry out offshore installation. Under the contract, valued at up to EUR 250 million, NKT will start producing the cables and cable accessories at the […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Prysmian has been awarded two contracts including options by Amprion Offshore GmbH, a subsidiary of German transmission system operator Amprion, for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of land and submarine cables for the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore wind farm grid connection systems in the German North Sea. The DolWin4 and BorWin4 projects will transmit […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta project is now entering its final phase of construction at the Drydocks World yard in Dubai, with 2.5 million man hours without lost time incidents. This outstanding HSE result has been celebrated at Aibel’s subcontractor Drydocks World. “Behind the result is a lot of hard work. But even though we’re excited about […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO GmbH is seeking offers for manufacturing, supply and laying of subsea AC cables, including light waveguide in the area of the DolWin cluster, designed for a transmission range of up to 400 MW and a voltage level of about 155 kV. This includes in particular the connection of cables to the electrical set […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens Offshore Grid Access Service has secured a contract extension with TenneT TSO for the provision of its platform supply vessel (PSV).

  • 24 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Twenty of the total 40 wind turbines at the Trianel’s Borkum West offshore wind farm have been commissioned. Since February, the offshore wind farm has been producing  power. The power connection to the mainland was made in December through TenneT’s transformer platform DolWin Alpha. The offshore wind farm is located in the North Sea, approximately […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s cable laying vessel Nexus has started installing cables on Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 21 October 2014
    Grid Connection

    The initial testing of the link between Trianel Wind Farm Borkum’s transformation platform and TenneT’s transformation platform “DolWin 1” failed. “Due to technical problems, the attempt had to be aborted,” said Trianel spokesperson. As a result of initial testing that took place in late August only a minor damage at the wind farm’s platform occurred. […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has issued contract notices related to offshore grid connection systems in the German North Sea. In one of the contract notices, TenneT is seeking geotechnical and geophysical survey services at the BalWin platform locations. The contract covers the execution of geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations in order to obtain subsoil information […]