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The Deutsche Bucht Mono Bucket pilot demonstrator project has reached financial close, Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH said.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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,” […]
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DONG Energy has decided to use only monopile foundations on the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Van Oord has contracted Universal Foundation to support the installation of two mono bucket foundations at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Van Oord has deployed its trencher Dig-It to bury the laid inter-array cables at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. The inter-array cables are being buried at the required depth of 1.5m below the seabed at the 269MW project, Van Oord said. The Dutch company reported that its cable laying vessel Nexus installed […]
Van Oord, MHI Vestas, and partners have installed the first V164-8.4MW wind turbine on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm in the German North Sea. The wind turbines are being transported from the Port of Esbjerg and installed at the site some 95km northwest of the Borkum Island by Van Oord's jack-up Aeolus. “We are very […]