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Towne Lifting & Testing, a member of NOF Energy, has expanded its contract scope with Siemens Gamesa after its new lifting concept used during turbine pre-assembly operations in Hull, the UK, proved successful.
Subsea 7 has expanded the organisational structure of its Renewables and Heavy Lifting (RHL) Business Unit, which serves the offshore energy sector. The move came a few months after the company acquired Siem Offshore Contractors.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has secured a contract to install the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for Elia's Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian North Sea.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has installed the 86th and final four-pile set at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site. SHL carried out the piling work with the heavy-lift vessel Stanislav Yudin, which will now re-mobilise for jacket foundation installation.
The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project has issued a tender to investigate the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) is set to commence the first pre-lay grapnel run campaign at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site to clear the inter-array cable routes from debris and prepare them for cable installation.
Getting the supply chain to work in such way that there are no delays in offshore works is the main trick of the business for an EPCI contractor, according to Richard den Hollander, Business Development Director at Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), the company currently working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK.
Rhenus Logistics has officially opened its new quay and has added a new harbour mobile crane at the Deep Sea Terminal on the Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam.
The U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed a new executive order that asks for a review of the oil and gas drilling bans imposed by the Obama administration.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has awarded the German engineering company Recase Regenerative Energien GmbH with a contract to design electrical equipment for the transition pieces of the 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.
Eneco Offshore Wind B.V. has invited tenders for offshore transport and lifting services during what the company described as ''major component replacements'' at the 120MW Princess Amalia Wind Farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark).
Subsea 7 acquired 50% stake in Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) from K&S Baltic Offshore (Cyprus) on 10 March. SHL was a joint venture company in which Subsea 7 held a 50% interest, hence the company is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Subsea 7.
Monday 6 March saw the delivery of the purpose built 700 tonne Pile Installation Frame (PIF) to the Rhenus Logistics Facility in Rotterdam, ahead of deployment to the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm site in Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.
Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects has contracted the heavy-lift specialist, Schmidbauer Group, to handle the heavy load logistics for the foundation components of the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.
Subsea 7 informed today that it had made an offer to acquire the 50% shareholding in Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) currently owned by K&S Baltic Offshore (Cyprus). If the offer is accepted, Subsea 7 would become the sole owner of SHL, since it already holds a 50% interest in the company.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has been awarded an EPCI contract for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm, which includes engineering, procurement, construction and installation of wind turbine foundations, comprising of monopiles and transition pieces. Project management and engineering has already started at Seaway Heavy Lifting’s offices in Hamburg and Zoetermeer. Fabrication will take […]
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has completed its work on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm by installing the topside for the wind farm's offshore substation on Sunday, 7 August. SHL utilised its crane vessel Oleg Strashnov to install the topside. Prior to that, Oleg Strashnov installed the wind farm's 67 turbine foundations, while Stanislav Yudin […]
MeeMaken BV, an owner of several companies providing services to the offshore energy industry, has taken over the Kenz Figee Group, a specialist in design, manufacturing and maintenance of offshore lifting and hoisting systems. The former senior management at Mammoet, Roderik van Seumeren and Natasja Sesink will be the new owners of Kenz Figee as partners of […]
Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to UK heavy-lift specialist ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel. The contract is for the period 2016-19, and has a value in excess of GBP 43 million (EUR 55m). It covers Siemens’ harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany, […]
Subsea 7 has teamed up with Seaway Heavy Lifting on an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for wind farm turbine foundations and array cables to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm located in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. The value of the contract is over USD 1.3 billion (over GBP 896 million), according to Seaway Heavy […]
Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC) has been actively supporting the construction of Vattenfall's Sandbank offshore wind farm since late last year, the company reported. Working on the project, DOC has been delivering services from developing a study of first lifting processes, over the optimal use of so-called Tack-Lines, to 3D models and storyboards for installation and loading operations of the […]
Based in Antwerp, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as an offshore marine contractor, specialising in transportation and installation works, civil constructions and salvage jobs. Since entering the offshore renewable market in 2007, there has been no looking back for Scaldis. The company has played a role in nearly all […]
Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has completed client-witnessed trials of its Ambient Lifting technology at a research and development facility in Aberdeenshire. Banchory-based ESS is a subsea technology company which designs and manufactures a number of pioneering technologies which are deployed in the traditional oil and gas sector and renewables industries. Ambient Lifting works by decoupling the subsea load from […]
DONG Energy has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) with offshore substation transportation and installation contracts for Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension offshore wind farms. The contracts cover the transportation and installation of up to 5 platforms that will support the power transmission of the three offshore wind farms. For the execution of […]
Most mechanical constructions that are 14 meters long, 8 meters tall and weigh 78 metric tons are not described as fast or flexible. Especially when the thing it lifts is 75 meters long and weighs 25 metric tons. Then again, the new B75 lifting yoke from the Siemens Wind Power Division is no average construction. […]
Offshore WIND's photo of the day: Heavy lifting and site transport work at the base port for Butendiek offshore wind farm in Esbjerg, Denmark. Modulift, a specialist in lifting engineering services, is part of the Butendiek offshore wind farm development, providing its expertise in heavy lifting and transport of wind turbine foundations. Ballast Nedam Offshore is contracted to design, supply […]