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26 September 2013 Business & Finance

The Metal branch of Eiffage has signed a contract for the acquisition of the main entities of the Smulders group: Smulders, Iemants, Willems and Spomasz. The acquired businesses will generate about €200 million of revenues for 2013 (for the full year) with 770 employees located in Belgium, Netherlands and Poland. With this acquisition, Eiffage is […]

25 March 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The topside for the Deutsche Bucht substation was shipped out from the Damen Shiprepair yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, to the installation site in the German North Sea on 19 March. The 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm will comprise of 33 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines installed on 31 monopile foundations and two mono […]

13 March 2019 Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

The topside for the offshore substation of the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has been loaded on the pontoon at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The topside was loaded out on Sunday 24 February, Smulders said. The accompanying jacket was loaded on the pontoon earlier that week. The topside will […]

21 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Smulders has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore substation in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The jacket, weighing more than 1,700 tons, will be transported to the German North Sea at the beginning of March, weather permitting, Smulders said. The substation topside, which was assembled at the Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen yard, […]

26 October 2018 Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Smulders, acting for and on behalf of the JV Iemants-Eiffage, has rolled out the substation topside for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm at the yard of Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen. The milestone was achieved 10 months after starting the final assembly in January 2018. The topside was driven outside for further outfitting on 21 October. Offshore […]

2 July 2018 Contracts & Tenders

A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage has selected Shoreline to provide a simulation solution for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

4 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

Following the start of construction at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site in the UK, Smulders posted photographs of the upper parts of the jacket foundations the company has been fabricating for the project.

20 March 2017

The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

4 November 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two more floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched in August 2015. One of the two new winners of the call for pilot floating farm projects is EDF Energies Nouvelles with their 24MW project […]

9 September 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The regional government of Brittany, France, has allocated EUR 85 million for the 24MW pilot floating wind project off the Ile de Groix proposed by Eolfi Offshore France, a joint venture between Eolfi and CGN European Energy Company. The financing package includes a grant of EUR 34 million and a EUR 51 million repayable advance. The French Environment and […]

25 July 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched last year. The two project approved by the ministry are the 24MW project in the Gruissan area, some 15 kilometres off the Mediterranean coast, led by the Quadran […]

13 June 2016

On 8 June, Iemants, part of Eiffage Group, completed the load-out of the jacket for the Race Bank substation. The load-out and sail-away of the topside will take place in the coming weeks, Smulders, also part of Eiffage, reported on its social media pages. Works on connecting Race Bank wind farm’s offshore cables to the ones […]

16 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

France will announce the results of the call for expressions of interest to develop floating offshore wind projects in July 2016, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said. The quality and the number of applications received under the tender reflect the dynamism of the sector and have led the government to potentially go over EUR […]

15 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by Principle Power. The second generation of WindFloat technology, addressed by the present AIP, is intended to be part of a pilot array of floating offshore wind turbines in the French Mediterranean Sea, to be […]

12 April 2016 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage last week submitted their proposal for a pilot floating wind farm of up to 36MW in capacity at the Leucate site in the Mediterranean. The proposal includes installation of 3 to 6 wind turbines of a minimum of 6MW each some 15 to 22 kilometres off the coast in […]

5 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage have submitted their pilot floating wind farm proposal to ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, based on Principle Power’s WindFloat concept.  From the proposed project areas, the four French companies chose the Leucate site on the Mediterranean. Their project, Les éoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion, will […]

2 December 2015 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

French wind energy players Alstom, Areva, EDF and Eiffage have joined 35 other compatriot companies, including banks and investors into renewable energy, in making a firm commitment to combat climate change. The 39 major French companies, employing a total of 4.4 million people worldwide and generating sales of EUR 1.2 trillion euros, signed a climate pledge to contribute to limiting […]

10 February 2015 Technology

Seatower installed a crane-free gravity base foundation at the Fécamp site in the English Channel yesterday. MT Højgaard carried out the installation by towing the foundation to desired position and then letting seawater flow into the hollow foundation thus fixing it to the seabed by its own ballasted weight. “We are pleased that both the manufacturing schedule and […]

21 August 2014 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

In a few months, the first of a new generation of concrete foundations will be installed for the first time in the English Channel. Optimised production methods and easy installation concept opens up the possibility of major deepwater offshore wind turbine parks. There was applause all round when the base plate for the prototype for […]

8 May 2014

The developers of the Fécamp offshore wind farm have chosen to demonstrate and install Seatower’s patented Cranefree Gravity® foundation design. The Fécamp project, being jointly developed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy and wpd offshore, is located 13km off the coast of Normandy. The Fécamp demonstrator project is the final step in Seatower’s objective to […]

29 October 2013

On Saturday October 18th Verbrugge Terminals in the Port of Vlissingen and its partner Sarens successfully completed the load-out of five tripods for the German offshore wind farm Global Tech I. The consortium Iemants N.V. and Eiffage Construction Métallique S.A.S were responsible for the load-out, including stability engineering of the tripods and engineering of the […]

30 May 2013

Offshore Marine Support Ltd announced that Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd have chosen Offshore Marine Support’s co-operative platform for the non exclusive promotion of their extensive marine plant. Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd is the UK subsidiary of Herbosch-Kiere, a leading European maritime contractor. Core activities include maritime construction, marine renewable energy, demolition and heavy lifting. Clients […]

14 April 2013

VIDEO: Installation of Foundations and Wind Turbines at London Array The commissioning of the London Array’s 175th and final turbine happened at 16.09 on Saturday, 6 April. Thus, full capacity has now been reached at the 630MW first phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The following is a video of foundation and turbine […]

8 April 2013

The project company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded a contract for the production of ten tripod foundations to Iemants NV and Eiffage Construction Métallique consortium following the European tender. The new contract was necessary after the SIAG Nordseewerke GmbH filed for bankruptcy in October 2012, and therefore, could not complete an order […]

14 March 2013

Sif Group has secured the EON Humber Gateway contract for the manufacturing of monopiles and transition pieces for the part consisting of 73 wind turbines. ”Sif will manufacture the primary steel for these foundations and Eiffage JV will manufacture the secondary steel,“ wrote sales manager Richard Jongen in an email. The Humber Gateway wind farm […]

14 February 2013

Iberdrola has identified offshore wind power as one of its key areas for future growth and it aims to lead the development of this technology going forward with the necessary caution for investments of this nature. In order to achieve this objective, the Company has created an Offshore Business Department with offices in Glasgow, London, […]