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  • 2 January 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of December 2019. Turbines Wanted for 900MW German Offshore Wind Farm EnBW He Dreiht GmbH is seeking a turbine supplier for the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ming Yang Rolls Out First 10MW Turbine Nacelle China’s Ming […]

  • 5 May 2015

    DEME Joins MEG I Crew DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. Siem Offshore Contractors to Deliver Veja Mate’s Inner Array Grid Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Elisa Floats Self-Installing Offshore Wind Turbine Researchers gathered around the EU-funded Elisa Project have developed an offshore wind turbine system that can be completely pre-assembled and pre-commissioned in controlled harbour conditions. The Big League Offering Lowest Offshore Wind Prices (Interview with Vattenfall) When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a […]

  • 2 January 2017

    As always, we bring you a list of the most read articles of the previous month. Since several news from December 2016 made it to our yearly overviews, also published today, they are omitted in this edition of Offshore WIND’s Highlights of the Month.  Shell to Buy All Egmond aan Zee OWF Power Shell Energy Europe has entered […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Cleared for Takeoff The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review. BiFab Safe Until April Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), SSE and the partners to […]

  • 5 September 2014

    Pontoon Loaded with OW Turbine Parts Sinks Off Germany A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea, German media informs. Vattenfall Orders Turbines and Servicing from Siemens Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank […]

  • 2 October 2015

    Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Navitus Bay Unlikely to Go Ahead UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the […]

  • 1 August 2017

    One Missing After 19 Workers Jump Off Binhai North H2 Offshore Substation on Fire One person is missing as 19 people jumped off of the Binhai North Phase 2 wind farm’s offshore substation into the sea after a fire broke out on 14 July.  Siemens Gamesa Integrates Adwen in Its Offshore Business Siemens Gamesa has […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. A2SEA Cuts to […]

  • 5 December 2016

    Vattenfall Wins Kriegers Flak Tender with EUR 49.9 per MWh Bid Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea with the lowest ever bid of EUR 49.9 per MWh, 58% below the original cap of EUR 120 per […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    USA Just Got Its First Offshore Wind Farm “The Block Island Wind Farm is now fully constructed,” Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO, informed via social media on 18 August. Bilfinger Exits Offshore Wind Foundations Business Germany’s VTC Group Munich has bought Bilfinger’s share in Bilfinger Mars Offshore, a Poland-based manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Eneco Says It Will no Longer Invest in Renewables Dutch energy company, Eneco, said it will no longer invest in renewable energy projects since that is not possible without losing money and jobs, the Dutch media reported. France Ready to Issue Floating Wind Call for Tenders French wind industry group (FEE) announced Tuesday that the […]

  • 7 April 2015

    New Foundation Installation System Developed 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. Siemens Unveils 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens has presented its new SWT-7.0-154 wind turbine at EWEA […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    2015 has been a momentous year for the offshore wind industry, and creating a list of highlights is not an easy task. However, after much deliberation, our editors have compiled a subjective overview of significant changes in the offshore wind landscape in 2015. DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy today decided to construct the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sea Worker Runs Aground off Denmark, Crew Evacuated Offshore installation vessel Sea Worker ran aground south of Denmark’s Hvide Sande on the night between 26 and 27 January while under tow to Esbjerg, A2SEA said in a statement. Umoe Ventus Sinks After Catching Fire off Langeland The Wave Craft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Ventus sank yesterday […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy Winner of Dutch Borssele I & II Tender DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. Borssele 1&2 World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm The cost of building and operating the 700MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm is expected to be EUR 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group will provide ”Made in France” cable technologies for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm. Prysmian did not name the project, but rather said that the wind farm is being developed by the French company EDF Renewables and Canada’s Enbridge. The project in question is most likely the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm […]

  • 1 July 2016

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Where Does Brexit Leave Offshore Wind? With the UK referendum result to leave the European Union, […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Jack-Up Barge Presents New Installation Method Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has pioneered a new cost-effective installation method that promises to revolutionise offshore wind turbine construction. Scotland Gives Thumbs Up to Two Offshore Wind Farms Scottish Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has announced the formal consent of two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in […]

  • 1 May 2018

    Top ten most notable news on Offshore WIND from April 2018.

  • 1 February 2019

    Record-breaking turbines, new offshore wind tenders… read the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the first month of 2019. Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype is expected to be installed this year, with commercial market […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Video: Construction of DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm Vattenfall has recently published a video showing the construction of its DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border in the North Sea. Weserwind Files for Bankruptcy German steel construction company, Weserwind, filed for bankruptcy yesterday, that will affect 370 […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. UK Signs FID Contracts for Five Offshore Wind Projects The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables […]