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  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Bard Offshore 1 marked another first for German offshore wind farms after recently generating 3 TWh of electricity since first starting to produce power in 2013. The wind farm has generated 1 TWh of electricity since November 2015, when Ocean Breeze Energy announced the wind farm reaching the 2 TWh mark. Bard Offshore 1 is located […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In yet another first for German offshore wind farms, Ocean Breeze Energy has reported that Bard Offshore 1 generated more than 3.5 TWh of electricity from its commissioning in late 2013 to November 2016. The wind farm generated over 500 GWh of electricity from June 2016 to November 2016. Bard Offshore 1 is located 100 […]

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

    Germany’s Ocean Breeze Energy has awarded Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., with a new contract for the provision of a walk-to-work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) for the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm.  The contract will involve the deployment of the MV Siem Marlin, followed by the MV […]

  • 23 February 2017

    Ocean Breeze Energy will replace MV Siem Marlin, the vessel currently in service at the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, with MV Siddis Mariner in the first quarter of 2017, according to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the owner of the two vessels.

  • 12 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden’s NDE Offshore AB is carrying out inspection, maintenance and installation activities at the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm on behalf of Ocean Breeze Energy.

  • 13 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has taken over the technical operations of the residential and transformer platform at the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea. To this end EnBW Offshore Service GmbH (EOS) has signed a three-year service agreement with the operator and owner of Bard Offshore 1, Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH (OBE). With […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 400MW BARD Offshore 1, Germany’s largest operating offshore wind farm, generated 1.488 TWh of electricity in 2017, a 13% increase year-on-year.

  • 27 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany, marked five years of service on 26 August.

  • 19 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Offshore Consult (DOC) has won a follow-up contract to manage vessels used by the German wind farm operator Ocean Breeze Energy (OBE) on the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm from 2016 until 2017. Following a selection process for the operation & maintenance campaigns in 2016/2017, OBE and DOC chose the vessels of Siem Offshore Contractors […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Acta Marine has informed that its new walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga commenced work at BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany on 9 May.

  • 30 March 2018

    Acta Marine has taken delivery of the newbuild walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga from Ulstein Verft. The vessel was delivered on 28 March, three days ahead of schedule, Acta Marine said.

  • 25 September 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG by Sage Holdings S.à.r.l, ultimately indirectly controlled by Macquarie Group Limited. Ocean Breeze owns and operates the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea. Macquarie revealed plans to buy Ocean Energy, a subsidiary […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Bard Offshore 1 has produced more than 2TWh of electricity since the inauguration in 2013, which makes it the first offshore wind farm in Germany to achieve this. From January to October, the wind farm produced 700 gigawatt hours, while in October alone it produced 100 gigawatt hours – enough to power a medium-sized city like […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire Ocean Breeze Energy, the owner of the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. MIRA, who will carry out the acquisition via a Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 led consortium, will buy the company from Unicredit. “Offshore wind is playing a significant role in Germany’s ambitious Energiewende,” […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has delivered two 20-foot offshore multipurpose containers to Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH. The containers were installed on board the Siddis Mariner, which is currently operating as a walk-to-work service operation vessel (SOV) on the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm located about 100 kilometres north of the island Borkum in the German […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ocean Breeze Energy has hired NDE Offshore to carry out annual inspections and maintenance activities at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany, with the works scheduled to begin at the end of this month. NDE Offshore, a Sweden-based provider of subsea services, will conduct a combined topside and subsea campaign for the first time, and will use the […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Independent inspection services provider TÜV Rheinland and offshore installation project certification specialist Hanseatic Power Cert (HPC) have been awarded a contract for the role of the appointed inspectors at Ocean Breeze Energy’s 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm. TÜV Rheinland and HPC will carry out periodic inspections to make sure that the wind farm’s infrastructure is in accordance with the standards set […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Wiking Helikopter Service has won a multi-year contract to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) on BARD Offshore I, Butendiek, Nordergründe and Veja Mate offshore wind farms located in the German North Sea.

  • 11 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Bremerhaven-based INNOVEN Marine Service has won a contract to provide offshore supply vessel services to the Global Tech I and BARD Offshore 1 wind farms in the German North Sea. The contract covers the transport of containers carrying dangerous goods and general cargo from Emden to the wind farms and back, as well as substation refueling services. […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reetec GmbH, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has acquired the German company Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), a specialist in the offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M).

  • 21 June 2018

    Acta Marine has officially named its new walk-to-work (W2W) vessel Acta Auriga at a ceremony held in Emden, Germany.

  • 13 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein has installed the SMST equipment on Acta Marine’s new walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga at Ulstein Verft in Norway.

  • 2 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s walk-to-work (W2W) vessel Acta Auriga has arrived from Ulsteinvik, Norway, to the port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands, where it will be prepared for its first work on the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm.

  • 30 March 2017

    Bremen-based shipping company Harren & Partner is set to become technical manager of Wind Lift I. The company’s Offshore Department headed by Robert Fowler will be responsible for managing the jack-up vessel starting from April.

  • 3 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH and Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH have issued a tender for the provision of supply vessels for the Global Tech I and BARD Offshore 1 wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 21 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s walk-to-work (W2W) and service operations vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga has completed its sea trials. During the sea trials, the vessel was tested at maximum forward and backward speed, where the aftward speed featuring the X-Stern exceeded 12.5 knots and the registered forward speed exceeded 13.5 knots, Acta Marine said. In addition, the company said […]