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  • 8 November 2013

    Fraunhofer IWES and Institute for Marine Resources (imare) will jointly showcase the Lidar measuring buoy at their stand at EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt, Germany. The IWES will provide information on all aspects of the buoy, its measuring services and the latest scientific knowledge concerning the development of offshore wind energy. For the first time […]

  • 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 April 2013

    With guests from politics and industry, AREVA Wind celebrated the pouring of concrete for the foundation intended for the wind turbine prototype M5000-135. The event took place close to the motorway A27 in Bremerhaven. M5000-135 is the new version of the M5000, which has already proven itself at German first offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus. […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    GE Grid GmbH has awarded OIS Offshore Industrie Service and Green Wind Offshore, gathered around the ARGE O&M Project, with a contract to provide maintenance for the 900MW DolWin3 offshore grid connection system.

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The project company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has appointed Hendrik Steindam as its new Business Managing Director. Effective 1 November 2013, Mr. Steindam assumes responsibility for business and legal aspects of the North Sea offshore wind farm. Gained from management positions that include auditors Ernst & Young and shipping certifiers and technical supervisors Germanischer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2011

    AREVA Wind proudly unveiled the latest product extension of its M5000 product platform: the M5000-135. The M5000-135 enhances the M5000’s proven technology with a new 135m-rotor. The design of the M5000 turbine, which is exclusively designed for offshore conditions, is a unique hybrid drive solution combining best-in-class quality standards and unique offshore services to meet […]

  • 9 July 2015

    RWE Innogy has commissioned the Dutch company Fabricom Offshore Services BV to maintain the inter-array substation of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm for the next five years. The contract covers the inspection as well as the structural and mechanical maintenance of the auxiliary systems and the maintenance of the steel structure starting in August […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The on-schedule connection with the grid for the offshore wind park ‘Deutsche Bucht’ is now a good deal closer. At the hearing with the Federal Network Agency yesterday, it became clear in intensive negotiations over several hours that both sides – the wind park builder Windreich AG and the network operator TenneT – have a […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 29 March 2013

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) one of the UK’s leading EPC service providers to the offshore oil & gas and wind energy sectors welcomed the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change – Ed Davey onto the Hadrian Yard facility in Wallsend on Wednesday 27th March. Mr Davey was given an opportunity to see the […]

  • 9 May 2013

    SgurrEnergy has concluded a one year wind measurement campaign, conducted on the first Offshore Risk Quantification Analysis (ORQA) platform, located near Lamma Island, Hong Kong. The measurement campaign, which began in March 2012, was carried out on behalf of The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric), which is looking to develop a 90-100MW offshore wind […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Seagreen has submitted an addendum to it’s applications for consent to build and operate two 525 Megawatt (MW) offshore wind farms in Phase 1 of the Firth of Forth Offshore Wind Zone. The addendum was formally submitted to Marine Scotland, the Scottish Government directorate responsible for marine licensing and planning. Marine Scotland has confirmed acceptance […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    DBR Generatorsets has successfully completed commissioning and start-up of its custom-built auxiliary power package for E.ON’s Amrumbank West wind farm substation. DBR delivered and installed two 1,250kVA diesel generator sets and one 250kVA set. Cofely Fabricom is assembling the topsides at its Hoboken, Belgium yard before installation in the German Bight. “This was a challenging […]

  • 12 July 2016

    NORCOWE has reported that it gathered an extensive data set of both point and remote measurements of the wind field in and around the Alpha Ventus wind farm as part of the Offshore Boundary-Layer Experiment (OBLEX-F1) at the German wind energy research platform FINO1, which is running since May 2015. “To our knowledge, a measurement […]

  • 3 September 2012

    PALFINGER WIND will be on site at booth E09 in hall 2 at the wind energy industry’s most important trade show from September 18 to 22. Among other things, the new After Sales and Service division will be presented and visitors will also be able to see the PK 40002 M nacelle crane. Palfinger Marine […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm has generated one million megawatt-hours of electricity almost exactly a year after its full commissioning on 8 May 2015, RWE Innogy reports. “One year after the official opening of our wind farm, we have cracked the one million mark. I am proud because it shows that our systems can meet the planned targets and […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) one of the UK’s leading EPC service providers to the offshore oil & gas and offshore wind energy sectors, announced that four final year apprentices have been hired to complete their apprenticeship at the OGN Hadrian yard facility. The news comes as light relief for the four apprentices (3 Welders and […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Developers, utilities and asset owners are failing to take account of the risks posed by munitions moving from their recorded positions during the operations and maintenance phases of their projects. That is according to specialist offshore risk consultancy, 6 Alpha Associates. Prior to installation work, where there is a high risk of encountering unexploded ordnance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Rotork is supplying an all-electric valve actuation package encompassing isolating, regulating and modulating actuators with two-wire digital control for the DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Almost one hundred Rotork quarter-turn electric actuators will control butterfly valves on the DanTysk transformer platform, situated 70 kilometres west of the German island of Sylt. The […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Adwen has chartered Olympic Subsea’s vessel Olympic Intervention IV for operations & maintenance at three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea. The DP2 vessel has been fitted with a SafeWay gangway, marking the first commercial operation for this motion compensated offshore access system in the offshore wind sector.

  • 1 September 2010

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Subsea UK launched its annual scholarship initiative which is aimed at boosting the number of highly skilled subsea engineers in the industry. The scholarship programme, which enables successful candidates to study towards a post-graduate MSc in subsea engineering, was introduced last year by Subsea UK and has a number of students currently on the programme. […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      AREVA Renewables announced today that Jean Huby is appointed Chief Executive Officer of AREVA Wind and Executive Vice President of the Wind business unit within AREVA Renewables, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. This appointment is effective May 12, 2011. JEAN Huby joined AREVA in September 2008 as Senior Vice President of Strategy and served on […]

  • 28 November 2011

    AREVA Wind announced the appointment of Julian Brown as Director to head the AREVA offshore wind activity in the UK. Julian Brown has over ten years experience in the wind industry. He led the development of the wind turbine blades business on the Isle of Wight as well as co-founding leading UK based wind consultancy […]