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  • 29 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind is providing corrosion protection services to Ballast Nedam at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm (OWF). The service, which extends to all WTG foundations, commenced in May and is expected to complete in August. Butendiek OWF, located 35 nautical miles west of the island of Sylt in the North Sea, comprises 80 turbines with 3.6 MW […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Trawlercat Marine Designs (TMD), a Canadian designer of power catamarans for workboat industries, is seeking a Partner(s) to fund their prototype 25m x 10m carbon fibre composite Carbon-Cat Offshore Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessel (OWF CTV). The vessel will be built by TMD’s build partner, Tuco Marine Group (TMG) at TMG’s facility in Faaborg, Denmark. […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    MMT (Sweden) has recently completed a geophysical cable route survey for the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm (OWF) project for Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH. The geophysical survey was performed by MMT for the entire inner array grid cable route. The geophysical survey included bathymetric and side-scan sonar survey as well as sub-bottom profiling. At first […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Strathclyde Pension Fund (SPF) is investing GBP 80 million in UK Green Investment Bank’s Offshore Wind Fund (GIB OWF) as part of its Direct Investment Portfolio. On 5 September, Strathclyde Pension Fund allocated GBP 30 million to GIB OWF as a follow-on investment to previously approved GBP 50 million. SPF said investing in the Offshore Wind Fund was an attractive […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Palfinger Marine today informed it had entered the Asian offshore wind crane market for the first time with two PF 8000 fixed boom type platform cranes delivered to Taiwanese company Fortune Electric Co., Ltd. The cranes will be mounted on transition pieces in the building yard in Shanghai and then delivered to Taiwan, where they will […]

  • 19 January 2014

    E.ON Starts Building Amrumbank West OWF E.ON has started the construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometers northwest of the island of Helgoland. Three Crewmen Rescued after Their Vessel Caught Fire Three crewmen have been rescued off Lowestoft this afternoon after their vessel caught […]

  • 7 June 2013

    The Hanseatic Offshore Group (Germany), founded in 2012 and specialised in offshore construction management, secured a contract with Fred.Olsen windcarrier, to finalise the OWF BARD O1 in the north sea. Hanseatic Offshore Group supplies Construction Manager and backoffice support in Germany for the finalisation of the OWF. Fred.Olsen windcarrier carries out the work with teh […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, Deepwater Wind is set to officially start the construction phase of its Block Island offshore wind farm, according to Providence Journal. The construction start will be celebrated at Specialty Diving Services, a company which will manufacture components of the foundation substructures for Block Island OWF’s wind turbines. Steel jacket structures for five offshore wind foundations are being built […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    A new paper on macrobenthic recovery after dredging activities in offshore wind farms has been published by Springer Link. The article was authored by Delphine A. Coates, Gert van Hoey, Liesbet Colson, Magda Vincx and Jan Vanaverbeke. The abstract says: The development of offshore wind farms (OWFs) in the North Sea has increased considerably to create alternatives for fossil fuel energy. […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Dutch based Offshore Windforce (OWF) has awarded Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions BV the contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of 2 pile gripper frames for the West Duddon Sands wind farm installation project. The pile gripper frames will be installed on board jack-up units and used to support mono-piles when placed onto the […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of 65 inter array cables for the Arkona offshore wind farm. The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of route engineering, surveying, a pre-lay grapnel run, trenching, termination and testing of the 65 cables. Survey activities are scheduled to start this year, and […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Environment, R&D

    The offshore wind industry has a broadly positive impact on human well-being, according to two new reports created by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. ”Understanding the impacts of offshore wind on well-being” and ”Public perceptions of Offshore Wind Farms” represent the outcomes from a study by PML scientists, commissioned by The Crown Estate. The first review explores how […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has awarded the Dutch corrosion prevention specialist MME Group with a contract to provide cathodic protection for 44 monopiles and the offshore substation to be installed at the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik Offshore und Consulting GmbH and Corrosion, a manufacturer and provider of impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems, have signed a framework agreement to collaborate on the maintenance of foundation structures at four offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea with immediate effect. The agreement covers a total of 284 ICCP systems for […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The West of Duddon Sands project has been well under way for almost a year now, and at the end of July, all 108 monopiles and transition pieces for the offshore wind farm were finished at Bladt Industries’ facilities in Aalborg, Denmark. Other foundation projects are also under construction at Bladt facilities in Aalborg, among […]

  • 14 April 2011

    FoundOcean has been awarded the offshore grouting contract for Walney Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Phase 2 substation installation by Volker…   (foundocean) [mappress] Source: foundocean, April 14, 2011

  • 29 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (“SOC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., announced today that SOC has been awarded the contract for the installation of the inner array grid cables as well as associated services for the Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm (“OWF”) project by Amrumbank West GmbH (“AWG”), a subsidiary of E.ON Climate […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    All 67 foundations are now standing in place at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea after Offshore Wind Force (OWF) VM installed the last transition piece at the site in the early morning hours of Thursday, 27 October.  Construction began in April 2016 when OWF, part of Boskalis, installed the […]

  • 15 June 2016

    LDD, in collaboration with its sister companies from Acteon Group, UTEC and MENCK, has delivered a subsea Pre-Piling Template (PPT) to Offshore WindForce (OWF), which is installing 70 foundations at the Wikinger offshore wind farm. LDD’s PPT is being used by OWF, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, to pre-install foundation piles into the […]

  • 18 May 2014

    Seal of Approval for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Emergency Procedure A trapped seal has put Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s emergency procedure to the test on a wind farm construction project in the German North Sea. Worker Falls to Death at Walney OWF, Cause of Fall Unknown An inquest into death circumstances of a 26-year-old man, who died […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Last week, VSMC completed the first part of laying 52 infield cables for the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. VSMC started their work on 3 August and completed the installation of the 25 cables within a month and ahead of schedule. VSMC was able to bring the start of the project forward by temporarily using […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind, a provider of integrated services to the wind industry, has won a 3-year contract to supply crew transfer services during the operations and maintenance (O&M) phase at Gunfleet Sands offshore wind farm (OWF) off the coast of Essex. The CWind Challenger will be transferring technicians and equipment to the wind farm for the next […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global clean energy investments reached record-breaking USD 329.4 billion in 2015, with the largest projects financed last year being offshore wind arrays in the North Sea and off China’s coast, according to data gathered by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The offshore wind projects in the North Sea which attracted largest investments in 2015 include the 580MW Race […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (“SOC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., announced that SOC has been awarded the contract for the installation of the inner array grid cables for the Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm (“OWF”) project by EnBW Baltic 2 GmbH (“EnBW”), a subsidiary of EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH (“EEE”). The contract […]

  • 16 September 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has signed a frame work agreement (FWA) with Prysmian Group. The 3 year FWA, which was finalised in July 2015, covers the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capability. The FWA has been awarded following a long term relationship for the supply of similar services […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    On 14 May 2012, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, represented by Joergen Thiele and Phd. Silke Eckardt, held a workshop on the need for further research during the operation of offshore wind farms (OWF). The workshop was held at the House of Science in Bremen. Around twenty-five participants from industry and academia […]