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30 May 2017
5 December 2016

CWind has completed inspections of monopiles, scour protection and cables at a number of locations at E.ON’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm off the coast of Germany. To carry out the survey, CWind deployed a V8 Ocean Modules Inspection Class ROV from one of its vessels. The ROV was fitted with a super high definition […]

16 November 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, has been contracted by E.ON Climate & Renewables for the first gearbox exchange on the 302MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm located some 35 kilometers north of the Heligoland in the North Sea. The scope of work includes the exchange of a single gearbox, accommodation and supporting […]

17 October 2016 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

E.ON, Siemens, Northern HeliCopter GmbH and Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre have recently carried out an unannounced alarm exercise at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The deployed personnel, the crew of Northern HeliCopter GmbH’s offshore rescue helicopter and the Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre operated by the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe accident assistance organization, were given no advance information, and […]

22 August 2016

Amrumbank West’s meteorological mast was removed from the site in February 2016, as reported by SGS, a Hamburg-based inspection and certification company that supervised the decommissioning at the 302MW offshore wind farm. Prior to the dismantling, the met mast had been gathering data on wind conditions at the site since April 2005, when it was installed by Hochtief and Germany-based […]

10 August 2016 Business & Finance

Amrumbank West and Humber Gateway offshore wind farms left a positive mark on financial results of E.ON’s renewables business in the first half of 2016 and the company expects this trend to continue. E.ON’s renewables business saw an adjusted EBIT increase of EUR 53 million in the first six months of this year. Although the company’s unit operating in […]

27 June 2016

Saft has supplied its Uptimax nickel battery systems for E.ON’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. Saft has provided a total of 80 Saft Uptimax battery systems – one for each turbine. In the event of an interruption to the main power supply, the batteries are designed to deliver peak power for essential safety systems for […]

1 June 2016 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

E.ON has chosen SGS, a Hamburg-based inspection, verification, testing and certification company, to carry out periodic service inspections at the 302MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm located some 35 kilometers north of the Heligoland in the North Sea. Under the contract, SGS will perform periodic inspections of the wind farm’s 80 wind turbines, as required by law. […]

4 February 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

E.ON has officially put into operation the recently upgraded 302 MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm during a symbolic ceremony held in Hamburg today. Referring to Amrumbank West as “technology at its best,” E.ON’s CEO Johannes Teyssen called for the continued expansion of offshore wind. “Every energy has its time, and the time for expanding offshore […]

2 February 2016 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Following an upgrade of Amrumbank West offshore wind farm from 288 to 302 megawatts, E.ON reported that its net investments in renewables have surpassed EUR 10 billion. In December 2015, E.ON and Siemens implemented a software solution that allows Amrumbank West to harvest more energy in times of strong wind, the company told Offshore WIND. “We’re proud of […]

25 November 2015

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a contract with Aggreko to support temporary power supply during construction of Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in Germany.  The contract saw OMM provide vessel management services as well as personnel and offshore logistical support, whereas Aggreko provided offshore modified hardware and offshore certified generator engineers. Thomas Schmerz, Sector […]

17 November 2015

Amrumbank MPI Adventure installed the last turbine blade at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in early September. The installation work started in February, with the vessels operating in water depths of approximately 25m. Amrumbank West is located approximately 35km north of Helgoland and 37km west of Amrum in the German part of the North Sea. The wind […]

22 October 2015 Wind Farm Update

All 80 turbines at Amrumbank West offshore wind farm are connected to the network. With its full installed capacity of 288 megawatts now operational, Amrumbank West can produce enough climate-friendly power to meet the needs of 300,000 households. Amrumbank West, fully owned by E.ON, is located in the German North Sea about 40 kilometers from […]

11 September 2015 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Wind turbine installation vessel, MPI Adventure, installed the final blade of the 80-turbine Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm earlier this week. This operation formed part of an ongoing, long-term charter-party agreement with E.On and followed a foundation installation campaign undertaken by another of the company’s WTIVs, MPI Discovery. After mobilisation and preparation of MPI Adventure in […]

24 August 2015 Vessels

MPI Enterprise has completed works on E.ON’s Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm thus wrapping up its first charter under MPI ownership. MPI Offshore acquired the wind turbine installation vessel from RWE Innogy earlier this year after which the vessel embarked on its first assignment as part of MPI in May 2015. MPI Enterprise has acted as an […]

11 June 2015 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

ITW has completed the last grouting operation at Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in Germany with a high speed efficiency rate. Connections between transition pieces and monopiles have been grouted with ITW’s cementitious material Ducorit® and the installation of the product has been performed by the company’s teams. For the Amrumbank project, which has 80 connections, ITW […]

29 April 2015 Wind Farm Update

Amrumbank West offshore wind farm, developed by E.ON in the German North Sea has started producing power, the developer announced today. The power from the first of its 3.6 megawatt turbines flows to an offshore transformer and converter platform from which it is exported via a 85-kilometer subsea cable, which comes ashore near Büsum, about […]

11 February 2015 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MPI Adventure has installed the first of eighty Siemens 3.6MW turbines for E.On Renewables’ Amrumbank offshore wind farm, located 35 kilometers to the north of the island of Helgoland.  “We are confident that we will soon be able to feed electricity generated by the first turbines into the public grid as planned,” said Dominik Schwegmann, lead […]

23 January 2015 Vessels

MPI Adventure recently completed her mobilisation and left the Tees Base earlier this week. She is now in Esjberg for the loading of Siemens 3.6MW wind turbines, which will be installed at the Amrumbank offshore wind farm. Preparation work for the installation campaign was undertaken at the MPI Offshore Tees Base, a facility that MPI has […]

17 November 2014

Foundation installation work at the 288MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is in full progress. At the end of September Ballast Nedam Offshore completed their contract for 19 foundations, using their heavy-lift vessel Svanen after which the MPI Discovery, which was previously working on the Humber Gateway wind farm, continued installing the remaining foundations. The […]

11 September 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Cuxport has been supporting the Dutch company Ballast Nedam Offshore in the use of an alternative technique to transport and install monopiles at the “Amrumbank West” wind park on behalf of E.ON since the middle of August. The foundation piles are no longer just transported to the offshore site on board the setup vessel, but […]

5 August 2014 Wind Farm Update

Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. Ballast Nedam will erect monopiles and provide the logistics between the feeder port in Cuxhaven and the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The E.ON Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is a 288 MW offshore […]

12 May 2014 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Avantha Group Company CG installed its transformer substation at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The renewable energy unit consists of 80 multi-megawatt wind turbines located 100 km off the German coast in the North Sea. The Amrumbank West offshore wind farm (which was completed along with CG’s consortium partners Fabricom GDF Suez, Iemants and […]

2 May 2014 Grid Connection, Technology

E.ON’s construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea reached an important milestone. The offshore transformer station is now in place. The largest single technical component of the billion-euro project weighs approximately 3,000 metric tons. It consists of a foundation anchored to the seafloor and a topside structure housing transformers and electrical switching […]

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 […]

15 January 2014 Wind Farm Update

E.ON has started the construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometers northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, E.ON has chartered the MPI Discovery, a self-elevating turbine installation vessel or jackup rig, for several years. The […]