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  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 30 September 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Following successful installation of the large diameter piles, another significant milestone has taken place at the Samsung Offshore Wind Turbine project. Over the last week the steel jacket was lowered into place and the Transition Piece (TP) installed. Both the jacket and TP were fabricated in Glasgow and loaded unto separate barges prior to sea […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Training & Education

    Today will see a major step forward in the development of a unique course in Great Yarmouth for the fast growing offshore wind energy sector. A full scale offshore windfarm turbine foundation will be making its way by road across the town to be installed at its new base on Trinity Quay, home of East […]

  • 19 March 2015

    Always wanted to know how a transition piece for an offshore wind turbine is fabricated? The Belgium-based steel construction specialist, Smulders Group, gives us an insight into the whole process from planning to the finished product. The Smulders Group is an international organization with a total of approximately 800 employees spread over 4 main entities: […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The UPTIME gangway allows the crew via a motion compensated gangway to transfer safely from the transport vessel to the turbine. The vessel is free to move with the sea but the gangway is stationary against the tower. The transport vessel may be equipped with propellers or waterjets, with or without DP, catamaran or single […]

  • 10 June 2015

    Monday afternoon, Bladt Industries started the loadout of the first four finished transition pieces for the Sandbank offshore wind farm project in cooperation with Bilfinger. During Monday night, the first two of the transition pieces were lifted from the harbour to the awaiting barge, and Tuesday morning the last two transition pieces were lifted onto […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has published a photo of one of the 60 transition pieces that the company will manufacture for the Arkona offshore wind farm. EEW SPC and Bladt are in charge of supplying the foundations for the project, with EEW delivering 60 monopiles and Bladt providing the transition pieces. Both companies started working on the project […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    TRS Staffing Solutions (TRS) has been selected by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) as one of four suppliers of offshore wind contractors for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. “We are extremely pleased to win this contract. Beatrice is a high-profile project and requires the expertise of the best wind farm professionals. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Technology

    Huisman has reached an agreement to participate as shareholder and investor in Fistuca BV. Fistuca BV is developing a new pile driving technology, BLUE Piling Technology which will allow silent installation of large piles offshore. BLUE Piling Technology is expected to significantly reduce the foundation installation costs for offshore wind turbines. The technology uses a large […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has completed the stacking of the upper 3D structure to the lower 3D structure on the first of 30 jacket foundations built for the 588MW Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project.

  • 23 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has installed all 49 transition pieces on Vattenfall’s 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. The agreement was approved unanimously by Senvion’s creditors’ committee. The approval of the insolvency plans by the creditors’ assembly on 11 September enabled this transaction. The parties […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Technology

     MT Højgaard has awarded Enerpac the contract for the supply of cylinders for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm (Denmark). The cylinders are used to level the 111 Transition Pieces in the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. DONG Energy is developing the 400 megawatts wind farm. The Anholt Wind Farm is located in the ‘Kattegat’, near Anholt […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Vessels

    Following the installation of all 60 transition pieces at the Arkona offshore wind farm in mid-January, Jumbo posted a video showing the works that were completed ahead of schedule at the offshore wind farm site in Germany. 

  • 5 March 2012

    The first transition piece for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has seen the light of day at Bladt Industries in Aalborg. The transition pieces must be installed on top of the monopile and cast together with the monopile by means of special-purpose concrete. However, as the concrete can be used only at temperatures above approximately 5°C, […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Today, the full size transition piece mock-up for West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm was successfully upended at Bladt facilities in Aalborg, Denmark, and on Wednesday, the transition piece mock-up for Borkum Riffgrund 01 project will be upended  – also in Aalborg. Bladt Industries’ scope of delivery on the two projects is to manufacture […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries carried out the final load-out of Walney 4 transition pieces in Aalborg on 31 July.

  • 22 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    On Friday 19 June, the 2nd load out of the 55 transition pieces (TP) for the Gode Wind 1 project was completed from Bladt Industries’ quayside in Aalborg. The load out was carried out by Bladt and after leaving Aalborg, the 500 tonnes heavy transition pieces were sailed to Eemshaven in the Netherlands. The Gode […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a major project worth in excess of € 250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the grid connection of offshore wind farms in Germany. The project involves supply, installation and commissioning of a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 320 kV extruded submarine and land power bipole connection with […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has completed the electrical construction of 35 transition pieces for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind project at EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. ProCon stated that all its tasks have been finished and now only an O&M manual remains for total completion. The company has been providing electrical pre-assembly, installation and […]

  • 3 May 2012

    On arrival at Aalborg, the vessel Jumbo Javelin started loading transition pieces at Bladt Industries on 13 April 2012, and already on 16 April the first transition piece was placed on the monopile in the wind farm. The transition piece is cast onto the monopile by means of special concrete. The transition secures that the […]

  • 19 December 2014

    The first transition pieces (TPs) for DONG Energy’s Gode Wind offshore wind farm are now lining up at the harbour at Bladt Industries’ facilities in Aalborg. Thirteen of the 97 transition pieces are being upended this week by Bladt’s team. The transition pieces, with a diameter of six meters and a height of approximately 30 […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    ALE and their Conbit operation have loaded-out and discharged 54 of the contracted 106 transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 15 November 2012

    With one of the fastest growing wind markets in the world, Chinese manufacturers have been quick to step up and meet their country’s rapidly expanding demand for renewable energy – expanding their revenue significantly in the process – states a new report from business intelligence providers GBI Research. In the report, the firm analyses the […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2Sea’s jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has started installing transition pieces at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located off the coast of Germany.

  • 21 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Bladt Industries to deliver 72 transition pieces for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.