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  • 17 February 2016

    The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]

  • 25 January 2013

     The Wind Energy Agency WAB released yesterday a map of the offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea during the Windforce Baltic Sea conference. The map shows the planned offshore projects and provides detailed information on size, water depth, distance from the coast, the owner and developer of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has created so much traffic and growth that DONG Energy has been awarded a ’Baltic Trend-Setter Club’ certificate – an prize which is annually awarded by Baltic Transport Journal. Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has been awarded the prize for the infrastructural project in the Baltic Sea region which has had the […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The work for the network connection of the second German offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, the EnBW Baltic 2, is in progress. The vessel Aura rinsed the first submarine cable section into the Baltic ground, on Saturday, 20 April 2013, for the connection of Baltic 2. A total of sixty kilometers of submarine […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operators and 50Hz Transmission are inviting tenders for an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey and services along the planned cable routes of the 400MW Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) interconnector in the Baltic Sea. Kriegers Flak CGS is a joint project between and 50Hz Transmission to interconnect the Danish and German grid via two offshore […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has cleared 5,000+ boulders from a 30km area in the German Baltic Sea, creating the pathway for an export cable to connect an offshore wind farm to the shore landing site.

  • 13 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    In just over two months Ballast Nedam Offshore has transported and installed 39 monopiles for the offshore wind farm Baltic 2. This was achieved despite the occurrence of two of the worst storms in a decade in October and November. Among the monopiles installed, were the largest monopiles used in offshore wind energy so far […]

  • 18 April 2013

    After already manufacturing the foundations for the OWF EnBW Baltic 1, EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has now also been appointed with the delivery of 123 Pin Piles (Lot 2) as well as 39 Monopiles and Transition Pieces (Lot 3) for EnBW Baltic 2. The MPs/TPs will be manufactured in a joint venture with Bladt […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Baltic InteGrid, a project exploring the potential of meshed offshore grids in the Baltic Sea region, is in focus of the second video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. 

  • 1 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The weather did not play along the first couple of times EnBW attempted to anchor the offshore substation for its Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, but yesterday’s bright sunshine and a calm sea provided for ideal conditions to fix the substation to the seabed.  The 4,400-ton platform had already been transported from the port of Kiel in […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    Scandinavia and Central Europe are about to connect their offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea, writes the German Welt. Kriegers Flak is the three-border region in the Baltic Sea between Denmark, Germany and Sweden, where German transmission system operator, 50 Hertz Transmission and Danish grid operator want to construct a power line that […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    At the annual press conference on August 21 in Bremerhaven, Windreich, together with the relevant project partners, presented nearly smooth course of the current offshore projects. After the conference, Jean Huby, CEO of AREVA Wind GmbH and Willi Balz, CEO of Windreich GmbH, signed an extensive cooperation contract for future offshore wind projects in the […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Poland’s Port of Gdynia has revealed expansion plans which would allow the port to accommodate the construction and operation of offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. expressed its interest to apply its pre-emptive right and purchase the War Shipyard. The purchased land is to increase the functionality […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Polish energy company Polenergia S.A. has obtained a legally binding environmental decision defining environmental requirements for the implementation of the 600MW Polenergia Baltic Sea II offshore wind farm (Polenergia Bałtyk II).

  • 20 January 2012

    Minister Harry Glawe met with the company representatives, operators and planners on Thursday at the service station that was built for two wind farms Baltic I and II, in Barhöft (County-West Pomerania Rügen). “Domestic firms can benefit from the construction of Baltic II,“ said Glawe. North of Rügen, Baltic II will be built as the […]

  • 13 March 2015

    FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics (FWOL) and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG have signed a five-year crew transfer contract for EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. From 1 July 2015, the crew transfer vessel “Windcat 34” will sail daily from Rostock to the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2 in the German Baltic Sea. EnBW […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    50Hertz is in charge of connecting EnBW Baltic 2 to the grid.  The German offshore wind farm, being constructed 32 kilometers north of the Baltic island of Rügen, is four times as large as EnBW Baltic 1. With 80 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 turbines, it can produce six times as much power. The construction of EnBW Baltic 2 began in […]

  • 28 April 2011

    The opening of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm on represents a milestone, according to the CEO of the energy utility Baden-Wuerttemberg (EnBW), Hans-Peter Villis. “As the first commercial wind farm in Germany, this project has a special meaning for the offshore wind sector, “ said Villis. Baltic 1 will produce power for about 50 […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a loan of € 500 million to the largest offshore wind farm to date in the German Baltic Sea; EnBW Baltic 2. The project is being realised by EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH. The financing contract was signed today in Karlsruhe. The position and scale of EnBW Baltic 2 […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and Siemens Energy have today signed a contract for the supply of 80 wind turbines each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters for the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. The order, which represents an investment volume in the triple-digit million range, marks […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has initiated a geotechnical campaign on the 476MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 19 December 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW Renewables GmbH has offered a briefing to public utilities and industrial companies, to participate in its second offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. 19 municipal utilities had already participated in the first offshore wind farm Baltic EnBW 1. Stefan Thiele, CEO of EnBW Renewables GmbH, said that the completed financing for EnBW’s Baltic 1 […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The large jack-up vessel Thor sailed from the North Sea to the Danish city Hirtshals in the beginning of September to be prepared for the ships next assignment in the Baltic Sea. During the stay, Blue Water acted as agent for the ship. “We have wide experience within port agency services and other harbor-related assignments, […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Bluestream Offshore has formed a joint venture with German-based maritime service provider Baltic Taucherei- und Bergungsbetrieb Rostock GmbH (Baltic Taucher) to provide offshore wind operators in German waters with a comprehensive range of fully-integrated subsea services. The newly-formed JV – to be incorporated in Rostock as ‘Baltic Bluestream Offshore GmbH’ – will be positioned and […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. According to MHI Vestas, the contract includes the supply of up to 52 V174-9.5 MW turbines for the 476MW project, which will be the first offshore wind farm to feature this model. […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The offshore wind industry will meet in Stockholm on 20 and 21 February 2013. A first-time event, the WINDFORCE Baltic Sea conference will focus on the issues and challenges the industry faces to generate electricity at sea, and the developments and experiences which result from this undertaking. Speakers at the event will represent the Swedish […]