Search results for: November 2019

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  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    This winter, offshore wind energy covered some 9 percent of the total electricity demand in Belgium, which represents a 50 per cent increase over the annual average in 2019.

  • 7 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH has issued a tender for the provision of a guard vessel during the construction of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of Australia’s first offshore wind farm have started environmental assessment process and referred the Star of the South project to state and federal planning and environment ministries.

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York-based Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has entered a USD 145 million mezzanine debt agreement with AMP Capital to support the acquisition of Swancor Renewable Energy and the construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. “The transaction represents our first infrastructure debt investment in Taiwan– it’s a key milestone for our business and […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken over HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan, built by Damen Shipyards in Antalya, Turkey, is now ready for its voyage to Belgium, HST said. Once there, the vessel, and its sister HST Harri, will be deployed on the Northwester 2 […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel HST Euan has arrived at the Port of Oostende in Belgium.

  • 25 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded two contracts for environmental surveying services required for the development of a floating offshore wind turbine at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS).

  • 30 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Renewable Strategy Limited (RSL) has deployed computerized maintenance management software on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 21 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a contract with HeliService for the provision of helicopter services for offshore wind farms in the Nordic Cluster. Under the exclusive contract signed on 1 November 2019, HeliService will service five offshore wind projects in the Nordic Cluster. Flights are departing from HeliService’s main base in Emden, Germany, as well as […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea survey specialist Deep BV is carrying out unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical survey at the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The survey is being carried out at the potential locations of the wind turbines, the company said. Deep BV did similar work on the 128MW Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has awarded Reederei Norden–Frisia with a contract to provide crew transfer services for offshore wind projects in Germany. The contractor is in charge of providing transport for personnel and material from the base port in Borkum and the Riffgat and Alpha Ventus offshore wind farms, and possibly other projects. […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has selected Denmark’s Welcon to manufacture 80 turbine towers for the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The towers are scheduled for delivery from mid-November 2019 to mid-June 2020. This order brings Welcon’s order backlog for turbine towers to more than DKK 1 billion, the largest order backlog in the […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. The prototype turbine was installed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark at the beginning of February. Unveiled in November 2019, the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine features a 193m diameter rotor using the 94m long Siemens […]

  • 7 February 2020
    R&D

    The installation of the Siemens Gamesa prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine has been completed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark.

  • 14 January 2020
    Technology

    The nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine is being assembled at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark. The nacelle arrived in Østerild about a week ago, while the three blades were set to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled shortly after. The nacelle prototype was produced in Brande, while […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro Germany Land GmbH has won a contract to provide geotechnical investigation services, including lab work, in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea from 2019 to 2022. The tender, issued by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)), was divided into three lots: Geotechnical exploration North Sea 2019, Geotechnical exploration Baltic Sea […]

  • 2 May 2020
    Vessels

    A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. The Orion is under construction and owned by COSCO (QIDONG) OFFSHORE CO., LTD. COSCO is expected to deliver the DP3 vessel to DEME NV in the second half of May. Several […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW has awarded WIKING Helikopter Service GmbH with a contract to provide a rescue helicopter for the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in Germany. WIKING Helikopter is in charge of providing a helicopter including aeronautical and medical crew which will be used for rescuing injured personnel at the projects. Last year, the Germany-headquartered […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 32nd and final wind turbine at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) site was installed on Sunday, 17 May. “The last big components were installed Saturday, and final bolt and nut Sunday early morning”, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier informed on 18 May. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier was contracted in February to install eleven turbines on the […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Technology

    The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 288MWh of electricity continuously over the course of 24 hours, GE Renewable Energy said. The previous record of 262MWh of electricity produced by a wind turbine was also […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Guangzhou Salvage Bureau has appointed SPT Offshore to install three suction pile jacket foundations at the CTGNE Yangxi Shaba Phase I offshore wind farm in China. SPT Offshore will perform the suction installation services including all related engineering preparations, such as suction installation procedures and suction pile penetration analysis and grouting consultation.  The Netherlands-based company […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) has issued a call for the provision of geotechnical investigations in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is divided into two lots, the North Sea lot and the Baltic Sea lot. The geotechnical exploration works include drilling, core sampling and […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued early information about tender calls for geotechnical investigations and monitoring services for offshore wind farm areas in the North and Baltic Seas.  According to BSH’s prior notices from the end of December 2018, the tender calls for the provision of the works should be launched this […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project, SMC will work with SeaPlanner and local communications company Mercury Data Systems to deliver a comprehensive marine coordination solution. This will comprise the design, communications […]