Search results for: Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

4569 results

A list of search results

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded innogy SE the project certificate for its 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm at this year’s WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition. The certification was carried out according to the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) standard, and covers all stages of the project development from design […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Grid Connection

      GEO has finished the geotechnical site investigations for the projected German offshore wind farm, Gode Wind I. The investigations consisted of 77 deep CPTs, carried out from the vessel Blue Alfa. The offshore wind farm is located 40 km off the German coast, west of Cuxhaven. It will generate 231 MW and is owned […]

  • 8 December 2014

    The 400MW wind farm Veja Mate has recently been bought by Laidlaw Capital Group from previous owners BARD Group. Veja Mate is located 129 km off the German North Coast. It received planning approval from the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in August 2009 and has also secured grid connection. Financial close is expected […]

  • 16 June 2015
    R&D

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) is inviting tenders for the establishment of a specialised information system for hydrophones. The development of the systems in close coordination with the acousticians is required as similar developments are missing in Europe so far. Underwater acoustics in the civilian sector focuses on research and development during […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    50Hertz has received an approval for its Ostwind 1 offshore cable project within the EEZ from Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH). “We are greatly pleased with the permit for this last 20 kilometre section in the EEZ. This means that the entire cable route is now approved,” said Uwe Gyßer, Ostwind 1 project leader […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Authorities

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) rejected the objections against the approval of offshore wind farms. Monika Breuch –Moritz, president of BSH said that the approvals were given under the current legislative framework, and that there were no reasons to deny them. “A permit for a wind farm will only be granted if the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Environment, R&D

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has revealed that the noise created during the construction of offshore wind farms is pretty much in line with BSH’s limit, which has been set to protect harbor porpoises.  “We have seen some noticeable progress in the reduction of noise levels during construction of offshore wind farms,” stressed the President of BSH, Monika Breuch-Moritz. She added […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Authorities

      The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the subsea cable system “DolWin1” for connection of “Borkum West II”,” MEG Offshore 1″ and “Borkum Riffgrund 1” wind farms to the grid. The approval covers the installation and operation of the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the laying […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has released an update of the Federal Trade plan for offshore power grid planning in the EEZ of the North Sea (BFO-N). The update includes minor changes in the route and location planning. Also, it reduces the required covering height for cable systems from 3 meters to […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Authorities

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency has approved 97 wind turbines in German North Sea. 97 wind turbines are planned for the 43 square kilometers area. Dong Energy will build BR2 as the second phase of BR1. Borkum Riffgrund 1 will consist of up to 89 turbines with 3.6MW capacity each from Siemens Wind Power […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Environment

    AdBm Technologies released a report on its recent offshore demonstration at the Butendiek offshore wind farm. A demonstration of the AdBm Technologies underwater noise abatement system was conducted on 11–12 July, 2014 in partnership with WPD and Ballast Nedam. During pile driving operations for monopiles BU 32 and BU 21, a peak reduction of almost […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has awarded VBW Weigt with a contract for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea. The seafloor investigation is part of the geological preliminary investigation in the area and includes data acquisition, data processing, evaluation, and documentation.  The work will be done at two sites […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH) has issued a construction and operating license for the OWP WEST offshore wind farm. The decision comes as a result of an eight-year approval process amid which extensive studies on marine safety, environmental protection, geology, as well as technological feasibility, were conducted. The OWP WEST is located […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    On the recommendation of the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG and German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), in consultation with the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), have entered into an arrangement with respect to the capacity allocation for German offshore wind farms. The reason for this decision was an urgent motion by […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman. “If an unfinished construction appears anywhere in the ocean, it has an […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Training & Education

    As part of the WindForce 2014 in Bremen, Thomas van der Laan, Head of Marine Coordination in Windea group, will hold a presentation entitled “Safety for Offshore Work.” The presentation will be held on Wednesday, 18th of June, between 15.00 and 17.00 o’clock. For the construction of offshore wind farms, a company must establish an […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The wind farm project developer, PNE WIND AG, continues to hold all of the shares in the “Gode Wind II” offshore wind farm project. The sale of the project company agreed on 29th December 2011 did not become effective because HYSSING Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, held by the Danish company, Brancor Capital Partners APS, did not make […]

  • 25 October 2011

    TÜV SÜD was commissioned by the BARD Group to carry out project certification of the two offshore projects ‘Bernstein’ and ‘Citrin’. The projects are located in the North Sea within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Certification is a prerequisite for approval of the projects by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency.  “Certification of the two […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has awarded Fraunhofer IWES with a contract to carry out geophysical site investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area. The geophysical survey is set to be conducted this summer as part of the geological preliminary investigation at the N-6.6 and N-6.7 areas in the North Sea. The work includes the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the suction bucket jacket foundation, which is installed without noisy pile driving. “We were particularly pleased with this foundation,” stated the President of BSH Monika Breuch-Moritz. “It shows that the authorities, academia and industry are continuously looking for solutions that strike a balance between protection […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea.

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for ecological investigations of benthos and fish in the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The contractor will carry out the preliminary investigation of the areas to assess their suitability for the construction of offshore wind farms and to prepare them for a government tender.  The […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency BSH has halted licensing procedures for offshore wind projects until further notice. The decision covers projects that are over 100 kilometres offshore and not necessary to meet the revised 2030 renewable energy targets of 15GW, the agency reported. The reason for this move is the unavailability of grid connections […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Authorities

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) of Germany has approved the offshore wind farm “Kaikas” in the North Sea. The wind farm will cover an area of around 65 km2 where 83 wind turbines will be installed in a water depth of 39-41 meters. The new wind farm will be built northwest of the […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded the Arkona offshore wind farm in Germany with the project certificate that confirms safe and reliable power supply. The certificate confirms all relevant safety features and validates the technical and quality compliance with the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) standard requirements, DNV GL said. […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has confirmed a plan for the offshore grid development by 2025 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan 2025), which regulates the connections of wind farms in the North and Baltic Seas to the German transmission network. “Electricity generation from wind farms in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea is a central component of the energy […]