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  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power has installed the first monopile at the 600MW Gemini wind farm offshore Dutch coast. The job was completed by Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, which is install a total of 150 foundations together with Pacific Osprey of Swire Blue Ocean. Located 85 kilometers off the coast of Groningen the project will feature Siemens 4MW […]

  • 25 February 2014

    GeoSea Innovation has kicked off offshore construction at Dong Energy’s  Westermost Rough offshore wind farm by installing the first of 35 foundations. The Innovation carried out the first five foundations to the site from the load out port in Aalborg, Denmark. The monopiles – which have a diameter of 6.5 metres and a weight of […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed a highly efficient installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by the engineering knowledge and experience of Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master. Parties have combined their experience and in depth knowledge of floating installation, offshore skidding, upending, pile handling and motion compensated tools […]

  • 12 November 2014

    The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine foundations have been installed at the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm, Iberdrola, the owner and developer of the wind farm located in the German part of the Baltic Sea, said. The milestone was announced in the Spanish utility’s financial report for the first quarter of 2016. Iberdrola awarded the EUR 135 million contract […]

  • 26 July 2018

    By Gareth Ellery, Senior Engineer and Business Development Director, Cathie Associates Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind. This cost reduction has been driven largely by the introduction of competition to the developers and operators of offshore wind farms through power […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm have been successfully installed some 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland. A total of 48 jacket foundations were installed for the wind turbines and one for the substation in water up to 25 metres deep. Each of the foundations for the wind turbines is […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Almost half of the foundations have already been laid at the 350MW Wikinger wind farm, which is being built in German waters of the Baltic Sea, Iberdrola reported today as part of its results for the first half of the year. Iberdrola’s Renewables business unit recorded an EBITDA of EUR 836.5 million in the first […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation has completed the installation of the 94 monopile foundations at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind project. The installation, which began in mid-January in the Dutch North Sea, was completed on time despite the COVID-19 crisis, DEME said. Sif provided 47 monopiles for the project and EEW SPC, the parent […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessels Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov have installed 69 pile clusters and 12 jacket foundations in the Outer Moray Firth off Scotland for the 588 Beatrice offshore wind farm project.

  • 21 October 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    At midday on Friday 19th October the final transition piece was installed at London Array – marking the completion of the installation of all of the project’s 177 foundations. Richard Rigg, Project Director at London Array said: “The installation of the final foundation at London Array is a significant achievement for everyone involved in the […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has arrived at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark to begin the installation of monopile foundations. The monopiles, manufactured by EEW Special Pipe Constructions, will be transported floating from Rostock, Germany, to the project site. The transition pieces are produced by Bladt Industries in Aalborg, Denmark. Van […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has awarded the contract for the transport and installation of foundations at the Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea to Van Oord. Van Oord intends to deploy its heavy lift installation vessel Svanen to install the project’s 60 monopiles and transition pieces. Arnoud Kuis, Managing Director of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects: […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has informed that the installation of foundations at its Perth Wave Energy Project has reached the final stage. The first two pile foundations have been installed and installation activities for the third and final pile are now underway. Completion of all foundation works is expected in the coming weeks. The […]

  • 21 April 2014

    Over 130 wind turbines, of total 160, have been installed at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, according to AWJ Marine. The EUR 2 billion offshore wind farm is on schedule to become fully operational this year, and produce enough clean energy to power up to 400,000 homes. The following video shows the work […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Greater Gabbard, one of the largest offshore wind farms under construction in the world, has moved a step closer to generating 500MW of renewable electricity. The installation of all the 140 turbine foundations is now complete and thirty wind turbines are now in place. Located approximately 25km off the Suffolk Coast, the wind farm development […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    After nine months of construction, the last one of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed. Cylindrical steel foundations (monopoles), which are 65 metres long and weigh 950 tonnes, were anchored in the seabed using a special hammer. Work was done in water depths of up to 32 metres, 70 […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Twenty foundations have been installed so far at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, and the installation vessel Innovation is on its way back to the site with the fifth foundation batch loaded. The construction work is carried out according to schedule and with a very good performance, despite harsh weather conditions over the last […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is well on its way with the construction of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the North Sea. After nine months of construction work, things are now moving fast. On Friday, 16th May 2014, the team completed the first half of the foundation installation when they installed monopile foundation and transition […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has marked the installation of the 72nd and final foundation at the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm with this group photo showing those involved in the project. The offshore construction work started in summer of 2015, and despite adverse weather conditions  in November and December, the installation of the foundations was completed within the […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    In just 16 days, during the second visit to the Global Tech I construction site, three more foundations were installed. The installation vessel INNOVATION proved to be extremely reliable in installation of the tripod foundations in 40 meters water depth. Arjen Schampers, Technical Director of Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH stated: “We are proud […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the first jacket foundation at the East Anglia One offshore wind farm located in the UK North Sea.

  • 28 February 2017

    IHC IQIP will provide jacket pile grippers, the Hydrohammer S-2500 with two specially designed hammer sleeves, and an internal lifting tool to Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), the EPCI contractor in charge of foundations for the Beatrice project.

  • 24 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations has kicked off at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation began in early June, a spokesperson from COWI, who designed all the steelwork for the 20 monopiles and transition pieces, told Offshore WIND. Seaway Yudin is installing the foundations, which comprise monopiles produced by Germany’s EEW SPC and transition pieces manufactured by […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    54 of 108 monopile foundations and transition pieces have now been installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, a 50/50 joint venture between DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. On Saturday 27th July, the West of Duddon Sands team complete installation of the 54th transition piece marking the halfway point in installation of […]

  • 13 June 2016

    Houlder today reported that it is completing assembly of a second set of 256t hydraulic Pile Restraint Arms, which will ensure foundation piles at the Rampion offshore wind site are kept vertical as they are hammered into the seabed. The pile-handling arms will be installed on Swire Blue Ocean’s installation vessel Pacific Orca, where they will provide the horizontal restraint required to […]