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GeoSea has contracted Lamprell for the fabrication of 45 wind turbine and three substation jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The contract is valued at more than USD 200 million.
Ørsted has signed a contract with Taiwan-based Formosa Heavy Industries for the manufacture of jacket foundation pin piles for the two Changhua offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 900MW.
Van Oord has installed the first jacket foundation at the East Anglia One offshore wind farm located in the UK North Sea.
A new cost-model which can be used to benchmark costs on jacket foundations will be presented in early 2018, as one of the working groups within a Bladt Industries-led jacket foundation taskforce is now working on the cost-model.
Navantia has assembled the first of forty-two jacket foundations for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at its facilities in Fene, Spain.
Belgian steel foundations specialist Smulders has shared a video showing the construction of the eleven suction bucket jacket foundations for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.
Seaway Heavy Lifting's vessel Oleg Strashnow has installed the first of 86 jacket foundations on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.
Denmark's Bladt Industries has welded together the first pieces of what are to be jacket foundations which will support 30 wind turbines at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm off Scotland. The first x-braces and upper A-frames for the four-legged jacket foundations have been welded at Bladt's Lindoe facility. Surface treatment will commence shortly, and the upper […]
Today (25 November), Navantia reported that it signed a contract for 42 East Anglia One jacket foundations, eight more than the initial number of foundations it was supposed to build, thus solving the equation that emerged after Lamprell announced it will build 60 jackets for the 102-turbine project.
A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. With the offshore wind industry being massively focused on minimising the costs and Bladt having done both three-legged and four-legged jacket […]
DONG Energy has awarded GeoSea with a contract for the installation of 20 jacket foundations at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany. The offshore wind farm will feature 56 MHI Vestas’ 8MW wind turbines, 36 of which will be mounted on monopile foundations with the remaining 20 installed on jackets with suction buckets. DONG […]
Last week, Bladt Industries assembled the first jacket foundation for Wikinger offshore wind farm. At Bladt's Lindø Facility in Denmark, the first upper A-frame was installed and thereby, the first 3-D offshore jacket foundation structure was completed. The Wikinger offshore wind farm is being developed by Iberdrola, off the coast of the island of Rügen where the […]
JV Baltic II Foundations (joint venture between Hochtief and GeoSea) and Blue Water Shipping have cooperated on the project of shipping 41 jacket foundations from Lindo to the Baltic II wind farm in the Baltic Sea. During the project period from the summer of 2014 until January 2015, JV Baltic II Foundations was offered office […]
Bladt Industries loaded out the last of 41 jacket foundations for EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm yesterday. After receiving the order, Bladt established a production site at Lindø Industrial Park where they created dedicated production line for serial production of jacket foundations. The first jacket was manufactured in May last year, after which it […]
DONG Energy has installed a suction bucket jacket foundation at its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1. An innovative new foundation could help cut the costs of electricity from offshore wind farms. Now, it has been successfully deployed by DONG Energy as part of its collaboration with the UK's Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA). The […]
Bladt Industries are establishing a production site at Lindø Industrial Park based on another significant order for foundations for offshore wind. At Lindø, the company will have more than 30,000 square meters of production halls at our disposal and will create dedicated production lines for serial production of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines. The […]
In a gigantic lifting operation, the jacket for the Walney 2 offshore substation was placed on the night of Tuesday 5 May 2011. Once again the heavy lift barge Rambiz entered the scene and lifted the 1,100 tonnes heavy jacket into its final position in the Irish Sea. In order to keep the jacket […]
Bladt Industries reported that it had fabricated its 100th jacket foundation, stating that the company is now first in the world to complete the fabrication of 100 offshore jacket foundations.
Offshore WIND brings you a video showing the sail out of the jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform. As reported earlier, the jacket is currently being installed in the Dutch North Sea, after completing the journey from HSM Offshore's yard in Schiedam to the project site.
The jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform has been transported to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and the installation process has begun, TenneT said. The jacket foundation departed from the HSM Offshore's yard in Schiedam on Monday, 13 May. The jacket left the yard soon after the Borssele Alpha […]
HSM Offshore has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Borssele Beta offshore transformer station onto a barge at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. To remind, HSM Offshore began the assembly of the jacket in Schiedam at the beginning of the year, The Dutch company secured a contract by TenneT TSO for the construction of the Borssele Beta […]
A team led by the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is set to conduct a research project on the engineering of the jacket foundations at the U.S. Block Island offshore wind farm. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded USD 608,722 for the 28-month study of the first U.S. offshore wind commercial project. […]
DEME Offshore, previously GeoSea, has selected tier 1 suppliers for the foundations of the Moray East offshore wind project in the UK. According to DEME, Smulders will carry out a major part of the fabrication works on 55 of 100 jackets in Newcastle, including all final assembly, with Lamprell producing the remaining 45. The balance […]
Smulders has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore substation in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The jacket, weighing more than 1,700 tons, will be transported to the German North Sea at the beginning of March, weather permitting, Smulders said. The substation topside, which was assembled at the Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen yard, […]
The foundation production site being developed in Taiwan by a joint venture of Bladt and Century Wind Power (CWP) is taking shape, according to Bladt's recent social media post. Bladt's Chairman of the Board and Senior Management visited Taiwan last week to follow the progress of the construction and the establishment of the Century Bladt Foundation […]
HSM Offshore has commenced the assembly of the jacket foundation for the Borssele Beta offshore transformer station at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The Dutch company secured a contract by TenneT TSO for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform in September 2017, after it had cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha transformer station. HSM […]