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  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ampelmann has revealed a new access system that is said to be capable of transferring personnel and cargo of up to 5 tons. The E5000, with its full motion compensation, will be able to operate in high sea states, extending the weather window of operations, Ampelmann said. According to the Dutch company, the switch between […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has secured five new contracts for offshore wind farms in the North Sea. Ampelmann secured the contracts with Norwegian companies BOA, Volstad, Olympic Shipping, Siem Offshore and DOF. The Dutch company will provide two A-type and three E1000 systems, which will aid the installation and maintenance work at the offshore […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    A rear part of a nacelle panel on one of the Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbines installed on the Alpha Ventus wind farm in the German North Sea has broken off and fell into the sea, the operator of the wind farm reports.

  • 14 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The nacelle of the damaged Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbine will be replaced on the Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm, with preparatory work scheduled to begin soon, the wind farm’s operator said.

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm, generated 242.176 gigawatt hours of electricity in 2015, surpassing the forecast yield in its fifth year of operation by 3.1 percent. The power generated by the 60 MW Alpha Ventus is equivalent to the annual power consumption of 69,000 average households. The wind farm, jointly owned by EWE, E.ON and […]

  • 18 January 2012

    On January 16-19, the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) will gather in Abu Dhabi for the fifth time key political, business, academic and industry players from different parts of the world committed to satisfy our growing need for sustainable energy. As this year’s summit program is focusing on Powering Sustainable Innovation, the global wind […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Deutsche Windtechnik has won a contract to provide maintenance of the six Adwen AD 5-116 (M5000) wind turbines on the alpha ventus offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The contract was awarded by Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur (DOTI), a joint venture established by EWE AG, E.ON and Vattenfall to build and operate the […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    AREVA and the operating consortium DOTI (Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. KG) signed a five years contract for the service and maintenance of the AREVA turbines at the alpha ventus wind farm. This contract extends the previous service and maintenance agreement, initiated in 2009 with the commissioning of the six M5000-116 5 MW […]

  • 11 October 2011

    The Offshore Energy exhibition, an event focused on global oil & gas exploration and production market opened today in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands. The event boasts over 300 high-profile exhibitors from UK, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia etc., and over 5000 visitors are expected to be there. Some of the famous names in […]

  • 23 June 2017

    By Astana EXPO 2017 EXPO 2017, an International Specialized Exhibition on “Future Energy”, opened its doors in the capital of Kazakhstan on June 10. It is inviting industry professionals and tourists from around the world to discover the most advanced technologies and the latest innovations in green energy. A global meeting point in Astana has […]

  • 27 April 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany’s first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany’s territorial […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Germany’s first offshore wind farm alpha ventus is generating more power than expected.While the first half of 2011 was disappointing for onshore wind farms, the constant and strong winds on the open sea over the last nine months have produced more than 190 gigawatt hours of electricity. The alpha ventus consortium, consisting of the […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Technology

    The AREVA Wind M5000 is  lightweight despite its output of 5MW. The nacelle and rotor together weigh approximately 349 tons. This relatively low weight facilitates the transport and erection of the turbines; a crucial factor when working on the open sea. The nacelle is assembled onshore by qualified technicians from AREVA Wind, so that it […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Vessels

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) has awarded Ampelmann with a contract extension for the E1000 motion compensated access system.

  • 12 October 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    The replacement of the six AREVA wind nacelles has been completed at Germany’s first offshore windfarm, alpha ventus. All twelve wind power turbines can be put back into full operation. Work on the nacelle exchange began in September and was completed successfully today. An increase in the temperature of the sliding bearings of the AREVA […]

  • 5 February 2013

    AREVA Wind installs a prototype, the evolution of its proven M5000 offshore technology in Bremerhaven. Close to the motorway A27 the offshore wind turbine manufacturer will install its more powerful wind turbine M5000-135. The evolution of the successfully operating M5000-116 five megawatt (MW) turbines is mainly characterized by its larger rotor diameter. With its 66 […]

  • 16 April 2013

    With guests from politics and industry, AREVA Wind celebrated the pouring of concrete for the foundation intended for the wind turbine prototype M5000-135. The event took place close to the motorway A27 in Bremerhaven. M5000-135 is the new version of the M5000, which has already proven itself at German first offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus. […]

  • 5 January 2016

    Giant technology and scaling steps The world’s first close to shore offshore wind farm, Vindeby, built in Denmark in 1991, features 11 semi-standard 450kW Bonus B35/450kW turbines (now Siemens) and is still in operation today. From today’s perspective the look of these tiny three-bladed turbines in shallow water is largely similar with today’s 6 to […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, has placed a new green corporate Eurobonds for a principal amount of EUR 500m. The bonds with seven-year maturity were received well by the European investors. “This green bond allows Vestas to diversify and optimise its funding structure in favour of longer term funding at attractive terms,” says Marika Fredriksson, Executive Vice President and […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s crane vessel Oleg Strashnow has installed the offshore substation topside on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 14 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    AREVA announces the delivery of 20 M5000 turbines, out of a total of 40, to be installed in Trianel’s Borkum offshore wind park located in the German North Sea. The Borkum wind farm, situated 45 km away from the northern coast of the Borkum Island, is currently under construction close to “alpha ventus”, the first […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Technology

    AREVA Wind proudly unveiled the latest product extension of its M5000 product platform: the M5000-135. The M5000-135 enhances the M5000’s proven technology with a new 135m-rotor. The design of the M5000 turbine, which is exclusively designed for offshore conditions, is a unique hybrid drive solution combining best-in-class quality standards and unique offshore services to meet […]

  • 29 June 2011

    E.ON Climate & Renewables and MPI-Vroon have today signed a 6 year charter for the MPI Discovery, a specialist vessel used in the construction of offshore wind farms. Securing this state of the art new build vessel underlines E.ON’s long term commitment to development of offshore wind projects in Europe and will help maintain E.ON’s […]

  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    More than 5,000 jobs could be generated from the marine renewables industry in the south-west, a new report has claimed.   (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, January 04, 2011

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ampelmann has enhanced its E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion from personnel to cargo mode from at least ten minutes to less than one minute, providing greater operational efficiencies.