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  • 3 October 2012

    Dutch engineering and fabrication company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) was already a well known player in the oil & gas industry, when around five years ago, the offshore wind industry was just really setting off. Then HFG was asked whether they could build some small platforms for this new industry. With the company’s vast experience […]

  • 30 July 2013

    “The first wind turbines are standing,” said Klaus Horstick, Managing Director of Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG, thus marking a major milestone in 200MW Borkum West 2 offshore wind farm development. The installation of the first wind turbine, out of a total of 40, was completed over the weekend by the jack-up MPI […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Technology

    Statoil has awarded Aibel the contract for FEED and EMA (Engineering & Management Assistance) of substructures for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park offshore wind farm. The contract has an estimated value of approximately EUR 4.7 million. “This is an important new step in our commitment to renewable energy. This past year we’ve worked hard to […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DNV will certify an offshore wind converter station being built by grid operator TenneT in the German sector of the North Sea. DNV will provide full approval services for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station DolWin alpha which will be located some 60 kilometres offshore close […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian Group has signed a two-year framework agreement (FWA) extension with Bristol-based Offshore Marine Management (OMM) for the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capacity.

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT’s CEO Mel Kroon told Reuters that the company will finalize the sale of minority stakes in the SylWyn1 and DolWyn1 cables by the end of this year as it needs to raise funds to build new power links in Germany. This sale will total in 6 out of 10 TenneT’s German offshore projects valued […]

  • 18 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded two cable protection system (CPS) contracts to CRP Subsea for the Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. CRP Subsea, formerly known as Trelleborg Offshore UK, will supply 223 of its NjordGuard monopile entry cable protection systems for the inter-array cables on both projects. The CPS will […]

  • 16 September 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has signed a frame work agreement (FWA) with Prysmian Group. The 3 year FWA, which was finalised in July 2015, covers the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capability. The FWA has been awarded following a long term relationship for the supply of similar services […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Glennmont Partners has signed an agreement with Ørsted to acquire a 50 per cent ownership share in the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. The divestment is subject to the final investment decision on the project and to obtaining project permit and merger and foreign investment clearances, with completion of the transaction expected […]

  • 3 September 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation yesterday. ABB Installs World’s Most Powerful Substation ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Grid Connection

    HMB Lintec marine GmbH has signed contracts for the supply of pedestal offshore cranes for three offshore substations located in German waters.

  • 28 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    During the development of its new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM), Siemens team “threw away the rulebook” and got the weight down, because stripping the weight means stripping the costs. It removes the need for specialised heavy-lift vessels and allows using vessels already deployed on the field to install turbine foundations. 

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Genting Hong Kong and Nordic Yards signed a contract on Tuesday, under which the global leisure company will take over three Nordic Yards’ shipyards for EUR 230.6 million. Nordic Yards has built and delivered three offshore converter platforms to Siemens, and is currently working on the fourth one, ordered by the GE. Herbert Aly, managing director of Nordic Yards, […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oldenburg-based utility EWE will not see any power coming from its 113.4 MW Riffgat offshore wind farm until the end of April due to a malfunction on the subsea cable some 22 kilometres off the coast, Mathias Fischer, a spokesperson for the grid operator TenneT TSO, told Offshore WIND. The wind farm has been offline since November 2015 […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EWE, the owner and operator of the Riffgat offshore wind farm in Germany, has confirmed to Offshore WIND that the export cable is repaired and that the wind farm has been back on the grid since 22 May.  UK-based Dalby Offshore yesterday reported that its barge, ASV Pioneer, recently supported the successful completion of an export cable repair on the […]

  • 26 October 2014

    TenneT Invites Tenders for BorWin4 TenneT-owned DC-Netz BorWin4 GmbH is inviting tenders for BorWin4 connection system located in the North Sea. Trianel Wind Farm Borkum Commissioning Pushed to 2015 The initial testing of the link between Trianel Wind Farm Borkum’s transformation platform and TenneT’s transformation platform “DolWin 1” failed. Seatower to Load Out Foundation from […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and German SPIE SAG Group have entered an agreement under which Boskalis will acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen. 

  • 10 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The foundation for the offshore substation of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm was installed in the German part of the North Sea on 9 May. After loading the piling hammer, the foundation was transported to the construction site approximately 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist, where a floating crane placed the jacket foundation weighing over 1,400 […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Environment, Grid Connection

    From July 1 to September 27, excavators rolled into Leybucht to move 33,000 cubic meters of soil and thus create the conditions for the Mittelplate, Germany’s largest oil field located in environmentally important Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Parks, to recover to its original state. This measure was taken by the transmission system operator TenneT. TenneT […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s new tracked remotely operated vehicle (TROV) Dig-It has begun burying the inter-array cables at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, marking its first deployment.

  • 11 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has used its new tool, the MDS3, to lay mattresses for client NSW – the main contractor for the manufacture and installation of export cable for the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The tool was designed and developed by OMM based on its extensive offshore project experience. Testing was completed […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Tore Engevik has been appointed director of Aibel’s new business area, Wind. Engevik was previously CEO of Vestavind Offshore AS. “Engevik has long and relevant experience. He therefore has the best point of departure for heading the company’s new business area,” says President and CEO Jan Skogseth in Aibel. Solid qualifications Engevik has a degree […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Following news that Siemens handed over the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection SylWin1 to TenneT yesterday, Prysmian Group announced that it has successfully commissioned the project in a contract with TenneT.  Prysmian secured this project in January 2011 as part of overall contracts awarded to consortium between the Group and Siemens Energy for […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued a call for tenders for the turnkey construction of two AC grid connection systems to connect the 342MW Kaskasi II and the 242MW Gode Wind 3 wind farms in the German North Sea to the associated HVDC sea stations. The scope comprises all works, from design, to manufacturing, delivery, and installation, up […]