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5 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 100th Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine has been installed at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the project's total 174 turbines, with A2SEA's Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 units. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, Bold Tern recently […]

2 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

EnBW has installed 44 of the 87 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines on the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's installation vessels Brave Tern and Blue Tern load the components for four wind turbines at a time at the port of Esbjerg in Denmark and attach them […]

28 June 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Bold Tern has completed the installation of 53 turbines at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the project's total 174 turbines, with A2SEA's Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 units. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Marine services provider Kongstein will continue to support Siemens Gamesa as commissioning management provider for the EnBW Albatros offshore wind project in the German North Sea. Kongstein had already provided T&I management solutions for the wind farm's Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) transport and installation campaign. The OTM's topside was installed in the evening of 26 March […]

18 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm has reached the halfway turbine installation point, Ørsted said. 87 out of the wind farm's 174 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines have now been installed and commissioned at the site some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire. The wind turbines are being transported from Hull and installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's […]

6 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Denmark's  Welcon has received an order from MHI Vestas to deliver tower sections for the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. In total, Welcon will manufacture and deliver 70 bottom sections, 34 middle sections and 34 top sections for the project. The sections are scheduled to be delivered from the fourth quarter of 2019 until […]

5 June 2019 R&D

Universal Foundation has completed the industrialized suction bucket installation tests offshore Denmark. The offshore campaign was completed on 1 June and the industrialized suction bucket foundation is now back on land, Universal Foundation reported. According to the company, 13 installations and retrievals were carried out despite weather delays and a learning curve. The next step […]

5 June 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Bold Tern has installed the 44th Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine on the Hornsea One offshore wind farm, marking a halfway point on the project for the company. The 1,214MW Hornsea One is located some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire and will comprise a total of 174 wind turbines, 88 of which will […]

27 May 2019 R&D

Universal Foundation has begun industrialized suction bucket installation tests under a project that is part of the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP). Universal Foundation is carrying out the EUDP project in a consortium with Siemens Gamesa, Aalborg University, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Offshoreenergy.dk. According to the company, the trial installation activity of the […]

21 May 2019 Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Jill has departed from the Port of Frederikshavn in Denmark to begin supporting suction bucket installation tests on a project. The work, which will be carried out in cooperation with Universal Foundation, represents the vessel's first offshore wind assignment. According to Fred-Olsen Windcarrier, the aim of the project is to decrease offshore wind […]

15 May 2019 Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's heavy lift vessel Jill has completed her cross-Atlantic journey from the United States to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The jack-up has been floated off and is now ready for her first offshore wind assignment where she will assist in suction bucket installation tests out of Frederikshavn in Denmark. Jill is equipped with 102m long […]

8 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Wind turbine number 18 is currently being installed on the 497MW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. Brave Tern has just finished installing its twelfth turbine, and Blue Tern is currently installing its sixth unit. The Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines are being loaded in sets of four […]

8 May 2019 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled 78 out of 174 wind turbine towers for the 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm at Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly site in Hull. The Ayrshire-based company is providing Siemens Gamesa with the pre-construction support for 174 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines which are currently being installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire. […]

6 May 2019 Business & Finance

Universal Foundation has relocated from Aalborg, Denmark, to Fredericia, said to be due to meeting commercial demand. Universal Foundation has now joined its sister companies Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Global Wind Service under one roof. According to the company, the relocation is not only of geographical importance but also reflects the shift from being an […]

3 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Bold Tern has completed the installation of 28 turbines at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. The vessel, which is in charge of installing half of the project's 174 turbines, has picked up the 8th batch of the Siemens Gamesa units in the Port of Hull and […]

1 May 2019

We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

15 April 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Blue Tern has left the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark carrying the first load of turbine components to be installed by this vessel on the EnBW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea. Another Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up, Bold Tern, has returned from the Hohe See to the Port of […]

15 April 2019 Industry Contribution

The Jones Act in US offshore wind: challenge or opportunity? The Jones Act, long seen as a challenge for the US offshore wind industry, could potentially be an opportunity for the sector, experts have said. “I like to look at the Jones Act as an incentive for shipyards, not an impediment,” said Joan Bondareff, chair […]

11 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

A2Sea's jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the last transition piece on the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind projects in Germany. The two projects have a combined capacity of 609MW comprising 87 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 95km north of Borkum island. Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Osprey started installing foundations at the projects […]

10 April 2019 Vessels

The Dutch Eqin has provided jack-ups Blue Tern and Brave Tern with temporary deck power in Esbjerg during the loadout, transport and installation of turbine components on the Hohe See offshore wind project. The team has installed cables, cable trays, distribution boxes, transformers and power generators in load sharing mode on board Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's vessels, while […]

8 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has installed the first turbine at the 497MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany. According to EnBW, the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine was put in place on Friday, 5 April, at the offshore site some 95km north of Borkum and 100km northwest of Helgoland. The 132m long vessel […]

5 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has departed the Port of Esbjerg carrying the first turbines destined for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany. According to the Danish port, the 132m long vessel sailed out yesterday morning with the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier won the contract for the transport and […]

2 April 2019

We are bringing you a list of ten of most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of March. First UK Offshore Wind Project Retires E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin this month and take place for […]

20 March 2019 Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Brave Tern is currently mobilizing for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project in Germany. According to the company's recent post, the 132m long vessel is undergoing the mobilization at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier won the contract for the transport and installation of turbines for […]

26 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Bold Tern has departed from Hull, the UK, carrying the second batch of turbines for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind project. The vessel installed the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine at the site some 120km off the Yorkshire coast in early February. Bold Tern is in charge of transporting and installing half […]

18 February 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A2SEA's wind turbine installation vessel Sea Challenger has left Hull with a first load of turbine components to be installed on the 1,218MW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. A2SEA is in charge of transporting and installing half of the wind farm's 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. The remaining half of the turbines is being […]