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19 July 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Deutsche Bucht Mono Bucket pilot demonstrator project has reached financial close, Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH said.

5 January 2018 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Universal Foundation A/S will provide mono bucket foundations for the two demonstration wind turbines planned to be installed on the DeBu offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

27 August 2015 R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) yesterday began a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under Lake Erie, where six Mono Bucket foundations will be installed for the Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo will test the soil and collect samples at each of the six locations, the same type of tests that are done […]

10 July 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

On 7th July, the Horns Rev 2 meteorological mast, supported by a Mono Bucket foundation was successfully decommissioned, since Dong Energy no longer required the met mast at its Danish offshore wind farm. The Mono Bucket, which was one of the very first to be deployed and has been in situ for 6 years, has been completely […]

2 June 2015 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that the Icebreaker offshore wind project, planned for the Ohio waters of Lake Erie, will utilize Mono Bucket foundations, developed by Denmark-based Universal Foundation (UF). “Universal Foundation’s Mono Bucket foundation recently emerged as one of the most promising technology developments in the European offshore wind industry,” […]

8 January 2019 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH has completed the installation of all 31 monopile foundations on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm in the German North Sea. The milestone concludes the first phase of construction within the planned timeframe, the developer said. “Installation work on the construction site, which is more than 100 kilometers off the coast, […]

31 July 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the last of the twenty suction bucket jacket foundations on Orsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

11 June 2018 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

5 June 2018 Wind Farm Update

GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first out of a total of 20 suction bucket jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

28 May 2018 Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the last monopile foundation at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

30 April 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

GeoSea’s jack-up Innovation has arrived at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea to install the first suction bucket jacket foundations.

14 March 2018 Contracts & Tenders, R&D

Universal Foundation has established a cooperation with Hitachi Zosen for a feasibility study to assess the application of mono bucket technology at an offshore wind project in Japan.

6 March 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul’s offshore installation vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile on Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

23 February 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Jan De Nul’s wind farm installation vessel Vole au vent arrived in the Port of Eemshaven last week to be equipped with a hydraulic pile hammer and a noise mitigation system ahead of foundation installation works on the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

2 February 2018 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Harland and Wolff has manufactured and exported 24 suction buckets for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to ST3 Offshore’s serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland.

21 December 2017 Wind Farm Update

The first six monopiles EEW SPC produced for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm were loaded onboard SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja in the Rostock port and will now be on their way to Able Seaton Port in the UK, where they will be stored until the installation starts.

18 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has awarded EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC) with a contract to manufacture all monopiles for the 174-turbine offshore wind farm, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One.

23 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has decided to use only monopile foundations on the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

19 April 2017 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Northern Ireland’s marine manufacturer Harland and Wolff (H&W) has been chosen by jacket foundation supplier ST3 Offshore to supply suction buckets for DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

11 June 2014 R&D, Technology

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) is joining forces with Statoil, Statkraft, EON, DONG Energy and Universal Foundation, in close co-operation with Aalborg University, to undertake installation trials of the Universal Foundation ‘suction bucket’ offshore wind foundation. Such innovative foundation designs alone have the potential to reduce the capital costs of offshore wind energy by up […]

10 March 2014 Training & Education

Around 100 international delegates met in Hamburg last week for the first technical conference led by Universal Foundation, focused on knowledge sharing for offshore wind suction bucket foundation technology. The technical workshop brought together industry specialists, developers, turbine suppliers, certifiers and approval bodies, engineering, fabrication and installation contractors, authorities as well as academic experts to […]

25 January 2013

An innovative solution for offshore wind sector, developed by Danish company Universal Foundation, will majorly drive down the costs that developers face when constructing offshore wind farms and will save time of foundations installation. The suction-installed Bucket Foundations, called the “suction bucket”, cost 20% less than standard foundations and will save developers over GBP 5 […]

27 October 2011

Harland and Wolff will manufacture the first two commercial offshore suction bucket foundations (Universal Foundations) at its Belfast facilities. The contract forms part of an overall project secured by Fred. Olsen United AS with Forewind Ltd. for the construction, delivery and installation of two complete meteorological masts, known as met masts, including foundations on the […]

29 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Van Oord has contracted Universal Foundation to support the installation of two mono bucket foundations at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm. 

22 April 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Spain’s Zamakona Yards has launched a service operation vessel (SOV) being built for Esvagt AS at the company’s Bilbao facilities. Once delivered, the Esvagt will start a 15-year contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind on the Deutsche Bucht wind farm in the German North Sea. The Esvagt Albert Betz SOV is 58.5 metres long and has […]

19 April 2019 Grid Connection, Vessels

Jack-Up Barge’s vessel JB-115 has commenced work on the offshore substation of the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. The Dutch company is responsible for the hook-up and commissioning services of the offshore substation at the 269MW project. The substation’s jacket foundation and topside were installed at the offshore site by heavy lift vessel Seaway […]