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  • 16 October 2014
    Environment, R&D

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has revealed that the noise created during the construction of offshore wind farms is pretty much in line with BSH’s limit, which has been set to protect harbor porpoises.  “We have seen some noticeable progress in the reduction of noise levels during construction of offshore wind farms,” stressed the President of BSH, Monika Breuch-Moritz. She added […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Authorities

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) is launching the next round of preliminary investigations on two offshore wind farm areas in the North Sea. The two areas, N-6.6 and N-6.7, are located some 100 kilometres northwest of the island Borkum. The N-6.6 area is expected to support wind turbines with a capacity of 630MW, […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) is launching the second round of preliminary investigations of offshore wind farm sites on Friday, 1 February. The second round of investigations will cover three areas in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea. The three areas will feature […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Authorities

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) rejected the objections against the approval of offshore wind farms. Monika Breuch –Moritz, president of BSH said that the approvals were given under the current legislative framework, and that there were no reasons to deny them. “A permit for a wind farm will only be granted if the […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for meteorological measurement and reporting services at the N-6.7 offshore wind zone in the German North Sea. BSH plans to carry out a one-year in-situ measurement is planned to enable an assessment of the wind conditions in the area. The measurement concerns wind-related and […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The certification company SGS has been commissioned for the certification of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm project in the German North Sea. The certification work ranges from the examination of the project’s fundamentals to its final design — in accordance with the standards of the German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH). Dr Malte Posewang, Due Diligence Project […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea.

  • 17 January 2012

    The Bureau Veritas Industry Services GmbH has obtained a Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) certification for offshore wind turbines testing in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the North and Baltic Seas. “This is an important extension of our product portfolio. The BSH recognition, as well as many years of expertise in marine and […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has pushed back the deadlines for the tender for geological modeling and reporting on wind areas in the North and Baltic Seas.

  • 2 April 2013

    Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman. “If an unfinished construction appears anywhere in the ocean, it has an […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH, Hamburg, intends to build an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. In the first construction phase it is planned to build 72 wind turbines with a total output of 288 MW, inter array cables and an offshore substation. The project is located in the German Bight area, around 90 kms […]

  • 12 June 2019

    DNV GL has awarded Iberdrola with the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. The certification covers all stages of the design assessment and implementation phase of the inter-array cables, as well as the turbines and offshore substation, including their support structures. DNV GL stated that the process was carried out according to the […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Authorities

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie; BSH) has marked three new areas as suitable for the construction and operation of offshore wind farms.

  • 13 June 2013
    Authorities

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) of Germany has approved the offshore wind farm “Kaikas” in the North Sea. The wind farm will cover an area of around 65 km2 where 83 wind turbines will be installed in a water depth of 39-41 meters. The new wind farm will be built northwest of the […]

  • 10 February 2012

    DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH, Hamburg, intends to build an offshore windfarm in the North Sea. In the first construction phase they are planning to build 80 wind turbines with a total output of 288 MW, an offshore substation and an offshore accommodation platform. The project is located in the German Bight area, around 75 km […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical site investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The geophysical survey will be carried out in spring / summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) will publish the Federal Spatial Offshore Grid Plan for the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Baltic Sea tomorrow. It contains a planning timeline to 2023 for four grid connection measures with a capacity of about 1000 MW. The plan defines routes for submarine cable systems and locations of […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has presented a study, according to which wind farms can benefit biodiversity. The data have been collected from the demonstration offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus. The foundations of the wind turbines have become “artificial reefs” at which shells, starfish, sea anemones, sea lilies, and various fish settled, the […]

  • 29 November 2011

    In the beginning of 2011 the BSH (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie – Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency) established a new standard for analysis of the foundations of offshore wind turbine (OWT) support structures. In his presentation at EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam, Marc Mittelstaedt, GL Renewables Certification presents the research contribution to this new […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical survey at the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The survey will be carried out in spring/summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The investigations […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Services and TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH a contract for the certification of the Sandbank offshore wind farm. In the first construction phase it is planned to build 72 wind turbines with a total output of 288 MW, inter array cables and an offshore substation. The project is located in the […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    With the release of the “Federal Trade Plan for Offshore North Sea”, the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) presented the first offshore network plan. The “Federal Trade Plan for Offshore North Sea” concretized and added Maritime Spatial Planning to the planning of electrical networks. It summarizes the planned and approved wind farms along with […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued early information about tender calls for geotechnical investigations and monitoring services for offshore wind farm areas in the North and Baltic Seas.  According to BSH’s prior notices from the end of December 2018, the tender calls for the provision of the works should be launched this […]

  • 9 November 2016

    German Maritime and Hydrography Agency (BSH) has published a list of proposed offshore wind projects in the North Sea and Baltic Sea, excluding projects which are in operation, in trial operation or under construction.  The basis for the publication of the list is the national offshore wind energy act (WindSeeG), which combines a new tendering system with the […]

  • 21 July 2016

    Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest has applied its multi-channel seismic system for surveys that allowed the construction of the Arkona offshore wind project to be on time despite changes to the wind farm design. The modified project plan incorporated 60 turbines instead of 80 because of the switch to the larger […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for ecological investigations of benthos and fish in the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The contractor will carry out the preliminary investigation of the areas to assess their suitability for the construction of offshore wind farms and to prepare them for a government tender.  The […]