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7 May 2012 Business & Finance

Developments progressed as expected for the wind farm project developer, PNE WIND AG, during the first quarter of the financial year 2012. Consequently, the company was already able to conclude a successful transaction in the sale and handover of the "Kemberg II" onshore wind farm during the first three months of the year. Due to […]

12 April 2012

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Chairman of the Executive Board of Windreich AG, is gearing his company towards further growth. With several new additions to the management, the company's market leadership in the area of offshore energy is to be extended, and the energy revolution is to be promoted. "We are the market leaders – therefore […]

7 March 2012 Ports & Logistics

Amid great public attention, the new DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Neptune’ was named today at the port of Ostend by Mrs Isabel Casteleyn, partner of Federal State Secretary for Energy and the Environment Melchior Wathelet. This self-propelled jack-up vessel was built by IHC Merwede for GeoSea N.V., the offshore marine construction specialist of the Belgian DEME […]

5 March 2012

The strong tailwind behind WINDFORCE at the start of 2012 continues unabated – in less than four weeks the number of exhibitors registered for Germany’s first-ever offshore wind energy trade fair has doubled to over 100. At the start of February, event organisers had already registered a total of 50 exhibitors. Along with industry giants […]

28 February 2012

Voith has received the first Voith Linear Jet order with Turbine Transfers UK for a 19 meter BMT Nigel Gee designed Wind Support Vessel. The Voith Linear Jet will provide for this application a substantial higher bollard pull without a requirement for increased installed power. This higher bollard pull will allow Turbine Transfers the safe […]

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 […]

10 January 2012

Building on its initial success in the renewable energy market, Austal has confirmed a contract for a fourth wind farm support vessel for Turbine Transfers Limited. The order is the first for a new Austal design which will enable safer and more efficient offshore wind turbine service. Welcoming the follow-up order from the UK-based company, […]

26 December 2011 Business & Finance

The four-week break in the fall accident has marred the balance of the first German offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea "Baltic I". "Generating electricity from the September 17th to October 15th was very good and was on schedule, "said the spokeswoman of the energy group EnBW, Friederike Eggstein. In November there was very […]

23 December 2011

  The Sassnitz will expand into a base port for a planned offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The offshore terminal with a 410 meter long quay wall is planned to be completed by the summer 2012, port of Sassnitz said on Thursday. For the purpose of the project, a six-hectare area will be […]

24 November 2011

Buss will be presenting itself and its offshore activities at the world’s largest trade fair for offshore wind power, the 2011 EWEA OFFSHORE in Amsterdam, from 29 November until 1 December. The port services provider has business locations on the North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts, which are ideally suited for handling and transhipping offshore […]

23 November 2011 Grid Connection

EnBW has commissioned a consortium consisting of the WeserWind and Alstom to build the substation for Baltic 2 offshore wind farm. Wind farm will consist of 80 Seiemens' 3,6MW wind turbines located 32 km north of the island Rügen. Alstom will be in charge of electrical construction and Weser Wind in charge of steel construction. […]

23 September 2011 Technology

  The launch ceremony for the self-elevating heavy-lift jack-up vessel NEPTUNE took place on 23 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. This jack up vessel is built by IHC Merwede for GeoSea N.V., the offshore marine construction specialist of the DEME Group of Belgium. The contract for […]

6 July 2011 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

  HOCHTIEF has a new partner for the construction and operation of dynamically positioned offshore jack-up vessels for offshore windfarms and oil&gas: GeoSea, which is part of the Belgian DEME Group, is taking over the BELUGA HOCHTIEF Offshore GmbH shares that were sold by the heavy-lift shipping company Beluga with financial effect on June 1, […]

17 May 2011 Business & Finance, R&D

Today, eight builders and operators of German offshore wind farms have concluded a joint venture agreement under the umbrella of the German Offshore Wind Foundation. The aim is to research and develop the efficiency of various noise reduction methods in the construction of offshore wind farms. The following companies are involved in the project: # […]

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 […]

24 February 2011 Business & Finance

Siemens Energy has secured another order for an offshore wind power plant in Germany. For the customer DONG Energy the company will supply up to 89 wind turbines for the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project in the North Sea off the German coast. With a total capacity of 320 megawatts (MW) the wind power plant will […]

24 February 2011 Grid Connection

Nexans, worldwide expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy, based in Fredericia, Denmark, to supply the submarine cables and related accessories for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. The order, worth around 30 million euros, also includes the installation and commissioning of the cables. Roughly 160 km of medium voltage […]

26 January 2011 Grid Connection

Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been called in by EnBW (Energie Baden-Wurttemberg) to use its specialized Capjet trenching system to protect the HV (high voltage) subsea power export cables for Baltic 1, Germany’s first commercial offshore wind farm. Nexans provides specialized trenching service for Baltic 1 offshore wind farm subsea power […]

25 November 2010

Draka announces that it has been awarded the array cabling contract for the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm from Visser & Smit Marine Contracting. The Baltic 2 contract, valued at approximately € 23 million requires Draka to deliver approximately 95 kilometers of 36kV subsea power cable for use in the project. The first delivery on […]

8 November 2010

The wind farm developer, PNE WIND AG, continued on its successful course during the first nine months of the 2010 financial year. The company was able to increase the operating result (EBIT), the definitive key value for the wind farm project developer, to 7.9 million euros after having posted an EBIT of 5.1 million euros […]

21 September 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

20 September 2010 Grid Connection

The consortium Alstom Grid / WeserWind GmbH Offshore Construction Georgsmarienhütte has won a turnkey construction and grid connection contract for a self-floating and self-installing* offshore high voltage substation (OHVS). EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, Stuttgart, awarded the project to build, install and connect a 155/33 kV substation for their 80-turbines, 288 MW offshore wind farm named […]

1 September 2010 R&D

The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.