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SafeWay has reached record transfer speeds during its latest charter at the Borkum West offshore wind farm, performing over ten average daily cargo transfers and topping at 13 transfers in 12 hours. The transfers were performed using the tip hoist of the gangway, which acted as a 3D lift, SafeWay said, emphasizing that the shift […]
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 […]
One of Europe’s largest municipal utilities, Trianel, has officially cut the ribbon at its 200MW Borkum West 2.1 offshore wind farm. This is the first offshore wind project owned by municipal utilities with 50% of them coming from North Rhine-Westphalia. Johannes Remmel, Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State […]
Twenty of the total 40 wind turbines at the Trianel’s Borkum West offshore wind farm have been commissioned. Since February, the offshore wind farm has been producing power. The power connection to the mainland was made in December through TenneT’s transformer platform DolWin Alpha. The offshore wind farm is located in the North Sea, approximately […]
Trianel has produced first power from its 200MW Borkum West offshore wind farm located in the North Sea. The first turbine was commissioned on Sunday and is now undergoing trial operation. “After the permanent power connection was successfully established by the substation DolWin Alpha in December, the first plant is now in trial operation,” said […]
Phase one of the Borkum West II offshore wind farm, a 200MW development in the German North Sea, completed construction, with lender’s technical advisor support from SgurrEnergy. The last of the 40 wind turbines, located approximately 45km north of the island of Borkum, was successfully installed during June 2014 and the project will now move […]
A huge increase in the size of wind turbines being installed and a move to installations in deeper water have led to the design and installation of huge subsea structures. One location for such installations is the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum West II, situated 45 km off the German coast. Its huge steel tripod bases […]
Just nine months after the start of construction, Trianel, a German utility company, has installed 25 of 40 turbines at the Borkum West offshore wind farm. In spite of the strong winds from hurricanes “Christian” and “Xavier”, considerable progress has been made on this 200MW wind farm with 75 percent of array cables also completed. […]
Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG has invited tenders for the provision of offshore wind vessels for Borkum West 2 project. Trianel is looking for vessels which can accommodate and transfer crew to and from the construction site, as well as supply vessels to transfer goods and materials to, from and within the offshore […]
Uptime 23,4m AMC gangway has been used during operation at the Borkum West offshore wind farm. To access Borkum West’s wind turbines and substation, the 3-axis compensated UPTIME gangway was attached on the Island Crown vessel from Island Offshore. The gangway is 23,4m long and has a height adjustable pedestal. This access system allows the […]
“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 […]
Two 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750 crawler cranes have fitted a jacket for substation of the Borkum West II offshore wind farm. The tandem work was done successfully at the ABC-Halbinsel offshore terminal in Bremerhaven, which is used for the temporary storage of offshore wind farms and for loadingthe equipment onto construction vessels for offshore […]
Bremerhaven’s Fischereihafen holds the foundation structures for the Borkum West II and Global Tech I wind farms. Weighing up to 900 tons, the tripods are being transported by rail directly from the loading facility at the manufacturer’s plant to the OFFSHORE BHV I, 70 meters long and 32 meters wide pontoon. This will be followed […]
German Offshore Wind Farm developer, Trianel, invites tender for development of Borkum West II. Contractor’s tasks will be: Provision of a vessel for traffic control and monitoring of the construction phase of the Offshore wind farm Borkum West II. Use of a vessel for traffic safety programme (VSF), including the necessary crew to secure safety […]
SgurrEnergy announces the enhancement of the company’s strong working relationships with KfW IPEX-Bank, UniCredit Bank and other leading European project and export finance banks, by winning a new construction monitoring contract for Germany’s first project financed offshore wind farm, Borkum West II Offshore Wind Farm, a development by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH. This latest appointment […]
Alstom Grid will construct an offshore topside and substructure to hose the electrical offshore substation for at Borkum West II offshore… (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, February 09, 2011
On 20 December 2010, Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co KG (“TWB”) activated an order with Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (“NSW”) to deliver and install 65 km of medium-voltage submarine cables for the first construction phase of the Trianel Borkum West II offshore wind farm. The order is worth an amount in excess of € 22 […]
Areva announced, at the end of December 2010, the signing of a contract worth 400 million euros, with Trianel, an association of German… (instalbiz) [mappress] Source: instalbiz, January 07, 2011
Dong Energy has acquired a 100% ownership interest in the German offshore wind development project Borkum Riffgrund West 2 from Energiekontor AG. The project is located adjacent to Dong Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund West 1 development project . The two projects have a total combined capacity of up to 550 MW. Borkum Riffgrund West 2 has […]
As DEME is moving forward with the construction of two Belgian wind farms, GeoSea has secured two new contracts: Westermost Rough in the U.K. and Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany. In Belgium, the works on the NORTHWIND offshore wind farm have started while those from C-POWER’S third phase are continuing. The DEME Group is utilizing […]
Hengeler Mueller advises DONG Energy on acquisition of project rights for offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund West 1 DONG Energy has acquired the project rights for the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund West 1 from Energiekontor AG. The wind farm could potentially consist of up to 80 turbines with a total capacity of up to […]
DONG Energy has acquired the right to further develop the offshore wind project Borkum Riffgrund West 1 from Energiekontor AG for approx. EUR 30 mio. The procurement of the project is a significant step in DONG Energy’s effort to gain a stronger foothold in the growing German offshore wind sector. “A robust pipeline of projects […]
Ørsted is expecting a faster ramp-up of generation from the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm due to good progress on offshore construction which will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Bold Tern installed the final MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm on Friday, 31 August, completing the project ahead of schedule.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a timelapse video of the jack-up vessel Bold Tern installing an MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea.
Attollo Offshore has mobilized the jack-up accommodation vessel Atlantic Amsterdam for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.