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The Denmark-based Peter Madsen Rederi (PMR) has won a contract by 50Hertz to provide boulder clearance at the Ostwind 2 grid connection project in the German Baltic Sea. The project comprises boulder clearance and extensive survey works at the three cable routes which will connect the Arcadis Ost 1 and Baltic Eagle offshore wind farms to the German […]
Boskalis and NKT have secured export cable contracts by 50Hertz for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in Germany.
Amrumbank MPI Adventure installed the last turbine blade at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in early September. The installation work started in February, with the vessels operating in water depths of approximately 25m. Amrumbank West is located approximately 35km north of Helgoland and 37km west of Amrum in the German part of the North Sea. The wind […]
The offshore wind and cable activities delivered a substantially lower contribution to Boskalis' Offshore Energy division in 2018, which was attributed to project-specific operational and contractual issues on certain projects, the company said. EBITDA from the Offshore Energy segment amounted to EUR 111.3 million in 2018, with an operating result of EUR 5 million. In 2017, […]
The installation of the Ostwind 1 offshore cable system that will link the 385MW Arkona and the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farms in the German part of the Baltic Sea to an onshore substation in Lubmin is progressing as planned, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH reports. The UK-flagged cable lay vessel Cable Enterprise laid a 27-kilometre segment of […]
50Hertz held a starting ceremony for the Ostwind 1 offshore cable construction project earlier this month. The Minister-President of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Erwin Sellering, attended the ceremony in the company of 80 other guests active in politics, administration, industry and media. "At over one billion euros, the grid connection of the offshore wind farm in the Westlich […]
50Hertz has received an approval for its Ostwind 1 offshore cable project within the EEZ from Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH). "We are greatly pleased with the permit for this last 20 kilometre section in the EEZ. This means that the entire cable route is now approved," said Uwe Gyßer, Ostwind 1 project leader […]
50Hertz has reached another important milestone in the approval procedure for the Ostwind 1 offshore cable project. The public hearing for the submarine cable route in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for the grid connection of the Westlich Adlergrund cluster (project Ostwind 1) was held last week. The competent authority for the approval of this […]
A few days ago the Husum Wind Energy 2012 came to an end. Leading equipment manufacturers and suppliers emphasized the important role of wind power project developers, who exhibited at this year's fair. Each wind project requires a professional, individual project management - from site selection to commissioning and management of the systems. Therefore project […]
Boskalis and German SPIE SAG Group have entered an agreement under which Boskalis will acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen.
50Hertz Transmission GmbH has issued a tender for boulder removal services along the submarine export cable routes between the offshore wind farms in the German Baltic Sea and the landing point in Lubmin.
Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg have officially opened the Arkona wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The commissioning comes after transmission system operator 50Hertz connected the Arkona and Wikinger offshore wind farms to its transmission grid. The projects were connected via the Ostwind 1 grid connection. “I […]
The transmission system operator 50Hertz has connected the Wikinger and Arkona offshore wind farms in the German Baltic Sea to its transmission grid ahead of their official commissioning. The wind farms were connected to the grid via the Ostwind 1 grid connection below the originally calculated budget, 50Hertz said. After three years of construction and […]
At the beginning of April, Seaway Heavy Lifting's vessel Oleg Strashnov will install the 4,000-tonne Arkona topside onto its jacket foundation.
The offshore substation topside built for the Arkona offshore wind farm has left STX France's yard in Saint Nazaire and is now en route to the German Baltic Sea.
STX France has organised a delivery ceremony for the Arkona offshore substation in Saint-Nazaire, France.
STX France has transported the offshore substation jacket foundation for the Arkona offshore wind farm to a quay in the Saint-Nazaire Port, from where it will be placed on a barge and transported to the wind farm site in the German Baltic Sea.
STX France has moved the offshore substation topside for the Arkona wind farm from the Forme B dock in Saint-Nazaire to the Forme 1 dock belonging to the Port Authorities.
STX France AS has lowered the third and final block of the offshore substation topside, being constructed for the Arkona offshore wind farm, onto a transportation barge in the drydock of the company's yard in St. Nazaire.
STX France AS has completed the steel works on the offshore distribution station for the 385MW Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
German power company E.ON organised a groundbreaking ceremony in Sassnitz on August 18 to signal that the 385MW Arkona offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea moved from the planning to the construction phase. The project entered the construction phase with a ceremonial laying of a cornerstone for the wind farm's O&M facility at the Mukran ferry port […]
Global Marine Systems' cable installation vessel, C.S. Sovereign, is currently dry docked in Bremerhaven port, in readiness for her forthcoming work at the the Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. Last year, Prysmian signed a charter contract with Global Marine Systems to use the cable-laying vessel for the installation of inter array cables at the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm […]
UK-flagged cable laying vessel, Cable Enterprise, has today started installing a section of the 90-kilometre Ostwind 1 offshore cable system which will connect the 385MW Arkona and the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farms in the German part of the Baltic Sea to an onshore substation in Lubmin, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH reports. The Cable Enetrprise is expected to lay a 27-kilometre section between the 39th and […]