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BigLift’s cargo ship Happy Star brought the first eleven transition pieces for the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm to the Cuxhaven port in Germany on 14 July, after loading them three days earlier in the Port of Avilés, Asturias, Spain.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its offshore nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, Germany.
EWE Netz GmbH has commissioned the ShoreCONNECT power supply system in Cuxhaven which will mainly be used by vessels transporting Siemens Gamesa’s wind turbine parts.
The barges and coasters carrying jacket foundations and suction buckets to be installed on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea have started arriving at the port of Cuxhaven.
ST3 Offshore has sent off a barge carrying the first three jackets for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from its serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland, to Cuxhaven, Germany.
Siemens Gamesa has completed the assembly of the first wind turbine nacelle in its offshore factory in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Siemens has received an order from EWE Netz GmbH to supply components of a Siharbor shore power supply system in Cuxhaven to be used by, among others, vessels transporting Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine components.
Lower Saxony’s Minister of Economics, Labour and Transport Olaf Lies has inaugurated a new berthing space and a new ramp at the port of Cuxhaven’s offshore terminal.
Siemens held the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, today. The structural steel uprights now stand for the production building in Cuxhaven, which will offer 56,000 square meters of floor space. A two-story building enclosing some 3,800 square meters of floor space is being erected next to the production building […]
Swiss electricity and energy services provider Alpiq has won a contract to provide building technology for Siemens’ new offshore wind turbine production facility in Cuxhaven, Germany. The Heitkamp GmbH and Ballast Nedam construction consortium has awarded Alpiq with the CHF 44 million (EUR 41 million) contract for planning and implementation of the entire building technology. The […]
Construction of Siemens’ wind turbine plant in Cuxhaven officially kicked off today. Soil compaction and the preparation of the pile foundation, with 1,900 concrete piles, have already been completed. Construction of the actual building was officially started by Siemens with a groundbreaking ceremony. During the coming weeks, the concrete mixers will start working on the site covering […]
German public seaports operator Niedersachsen Ports has awarded a contract for the reconstruction of a harbour area in Cuxhaven to a German consortium which includes Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems GmbH, Tiefbau GmbH Unterweser, Nordsee Nassbagger, and Tiefbau GmbH. The Erweiterung Europakai Cuxhaven LP 4 consortium will carry out construction works to expand the port’s Europakai (Europe Quay) with the addition of […]
Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes has received an order to deliver eighteen industrial cranes and one gantry crane to Siemens’ nacelle factory in Cuxhaven, Germany. The cranes will be delivered during summer 2017. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order. The lifting capacity of the ordered cranes is ranging from 20 to 500 tons, and they […]
Lower Saxony’s Minister of Economics, Labour and Transport Daniela Behrens has officially launched the construction of the berth 4 at the port of Cuxhaven to meet the rising demand and complement the existing development projects, including the construction of a wind turbine factory by Siemens. The 240-meter quay will be able to accommodate ships with a draft of […]
The impact pile driving of around 1,800 concrete piles at Siemens’ EUR 200 million offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, has started earlier this month. After successfully completing the dynamic soil compaction, the contractors have started driving the 30-meter-long, regionally manufactured piles into the ground. These will support the weight of the factory once it […]
The Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG has invited tenders for the reconstruction of a harbour area at berth 9.3 in Cuxhaven harbour. The planned area covers approx. 10,000m². The associated handling services in the berth area will include RoRo and LoLo services, cargo and sea freight, and offshore wind farm services. The works also include the construction of […]
In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port. As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]
Members of the Cuxhaven Port Association (HWG) will exhibit at the WindEnergy fair from 23 to 26 September in Hamburg, among them the Cuxhaven Economic Development Agency, AMBAU GmbH, Cuxport GmbH, the Cuxhaven Port Development Company CuxHafEn GmbH, OMM Offshore Marine Management, the Sea Survival Center Cuxhaven and Otto Wulf GmbH & Co. KG. The […]
From mid-October 2013, E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH will start the construction of the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm via the offshore base port of Cuxhaven. The wind farm, located northwest of Helgoland, will comprise 80 Siemens’ 3.6 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbines and will have a capacity of 288 MW. The main components of the foundation […]
Offshore wind energy is an essential pillar of the Germany’s energy policy. In order to improve the framework of sustainable energy, the North German coastal states and cities have decided to issue an exhortation to the Federal Government titled “Cuxhaven Offshore Appeal”. The “Cuxhaven Offshore Appeal” formulates steps that are necessary to overcome the current […]
Cuxhaven Steel Construction (CSC), which belongs to the BARD Group and specialises in steel constructions for offshore wind farms, will cease production as of April 30 2013. The management board and the works council had already reached a consensus last August on a corresponding social plan and a reconciliation of interests. As a result of […]
The Bremerhaven company Wind MW has awarded a contract to Seajacks to install 80 wind turbines for the “Sea Wind” wind farm off Helgoland. Since August 29 the wind turbine components have been handled at the Cuxhaven. The wind farms “Meerwind Süd“ and “Meerwind Ost“, which are operated as combined offshore wind farm ”Meerwind Süd/Ost“, […]
Weighing nearly 570 tonnes, the first monopile for the offshore wind park project Meerwind Süd / Ost has left the AMBAU plant in Cuxhaven. AMBAU is producing 80 foundation sets for the wind park, comprising monopiles and transition pieces, on behalf of Bremerhaven-based WindMW GmbH. The monopiles for the 80 offshore wind energy units of […]
An international delegation has again visited the offshore base in Cuxhaven to find out more about operations there. This time it was an US delegation that came to familiarise themselves with the latest trends and options in realising offshore projects on March 15. The US experts came at the invitation of the Agency for Business […]
Cuxhaven is planning to strengthen its position as a location for offshore wind energy with a million euro investment. The mooring in the port should be prepared for the so-called jack-up vessels, said on Thursday the State Agency for Water Management, Coastal Defence and Nature Conservation in the North. The ships will be used to […]
Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]