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  • 13 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger has secured a contract to deliver 114 cranes for the transition pieces at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. Palfinger will supply its PF20000-7 LDB fixed boom cranes which have a lifting capacity of 990 kg and a minimum hoisting height of 35 m. The company’s long-term dealer Outreach Offshore will give waterfront […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first nine monopiles for the Akita-Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan arrived in Akita on 12 January after being dispatched from Sif’s terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on board SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone vessel in December. The Dutch foundation manufacturer started the production of 33 monopile foundations for the 139 MW Akita-Noshiro project in […]

  • 22 December 2020

    IHC IQIP will deliver equipment for the installation of the wind turbine foundations on the Akita-Noshiro offshore wind project, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in Japan. For these construction activities, the company will supply its S-1400 Hydrohammer with Pile Inclination Measuring Equipment, a UT-700 Upending tool, and three Transition Piece Lifting Tools. The Akita-Noshiro […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone is currently transporting nine monopiles from the Netherlands to the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan, the company reported via social media. SAL said it had been entrusted to transport the heaviest monopiles with weights up to 883 metric tons and lengths over 78 meters from Rotterdam to the […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Sapura Energy Berhad has installed the first of the 80 monopiles at the 640 MW Yunlin wind farm offshore Taiwan. The installation of the first monopile marks the official start of the project’s offshore construction phase. The contract to transport and install the wind turbine foundations at Yunlin is the Malaysian oil and gas specialist’s […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The MV BoldWind heavy load deck carrier has picked up the wind turbine nacelles for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm at the LINDØ site in the Danish port of Odense. The vessel arrived there last week, according to LINDØ, which added that this was the first port call there for MV BoldWind. After loading […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    ProCon Wind Energy has established an office in the U.S. dedicated to the local offshore wind sector. The office will be located at Groundworks in the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. “In addition to this, we are pleased to be supported by Xodus Group in the establishment of our US presence,” ProCon said. “Thus, we already have boots […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Norwegian state-backed Export Credit Guarantee Agency GIEK is providing loan guarantees for contracts awarded to Aibel and OHT for the UK’s Dogger Bank A and B offshore wind project, for which Equinor and SSE have now reached financial close. Aibel has won a contract to deliver two converter platforms for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has signed a contract with Bladt Industries to provide the electrical installation and outfitting of the transition pieces for the Kaskasi offshore wind project in Germany. Purchasing related to the project has already started, while the installation and outfitting are set to kick-start in January and actively be carried out starting from […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of Sif Netherlands and Smulders Projects Belgium will manufacture all the monopiles and transition pieces for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind farm project. Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, awarded the consortium with the contract to manufacture and deliver 190 monopiles and transition pieces […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Euskalforging has been awarded a contract for foundation flanges for offshore wind farms at all four Hollandse Kust Zuid sites. Under the contract, euskalforging will produce and deliver a total of 140 flanges for the TP-less foundations that will support the wind turbines of the wind farms being developed by Vattenfall. The flange supplier has […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Scottish offshore wind seabed leasing process has brought together Scotland-headquartered SSE Renewables, Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation, and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). According to the latest press release from SSE Renewables, the developer has teamed up with Marubeni and CIP to work on joint bids for the ScotWind seabed leasing, managed by […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    If Equinor’s bids are successful at New York State’s latest offshore wind solicitation, that could lead to creation of up to 350 jobs related to manufacturing of wind turbine components at the Port of Albany in upstate New York. Namely, the developer included the Port of Albany in its proposals recently submitted at the state’s […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has been using a mock-up foundation installed at Sif’s Maasvlakte site earlier this year to gain better insight in what awaits its teams once the Hollandse Kust Zuid foundation installation starts in the summer of 2021. The 140 monopile foundations at Hollandse Kust Zuid will not have transition pieces (TPs), bringing the offshore works […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has published the summary reports from the first phase of community consultations for the extensions of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms in the UK. As part of the development process, early-stage proposals were presented locally and online for feedback from the community and key stakeholders. Phase one community consultation ran from […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for its Pile Gripper Guidance System (PGGS) for the Alfa Lift foundation installation vessel, which China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) is currently building for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT). In August, MacGregor announced an EPC contract for the vessel’s the monopile lifting, skidding and transfer system. The company […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK do not feature the usual setup including boat landing structures and ladders, as its developer Ørsted purchased a novel lifting system. The 1.4 GW project is the first-ever offshore wind farm to deploy the Get Up Safe (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system from […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first out of the total of 165 monopile foundations has been installed at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm site in the UK, according to social media updates from Ørsted. The milestone comes around a week after the jacket foundation for the wind farm’s offshore substation was installed. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation has been […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    WSP USA will carry out a re-design of the wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts. Following recent permitting changes, Vineyard Wind modified the turbine layout and the U.S.-based engineering consultancy will now work on the re-design, after having provided the foundation design services prior to the changes to the […]

  • 5 October 2020

    By Joost den Herder, Business Unit Manager Europe at ArcelorMittal Energy Projects J-tubes support and protect cables between the bottom of the sea and the top part of the offshore wind foundation, where they are connected to the substation or the offshore wind turbine. J-tubes provide the necessary protection of the cables and are an […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A tailormade subsea drill that will be used to install XL-monopile foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has been commissioned after passing Factory Acceptance Tests on 30 September. The drill, jointly designed by DEME Offshore and Herrenknecht, will be deployed at the French offshore wind farm site from the Innovation installation vessel. “Never seen […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering company Ramboll has been contracted by China Steel Power Corporation to deliver the full jacket foundation design for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 300 MW Zhong Neng is located about 20 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County in Taiwan. The project is co-developed by China Steel Corporation (CSC) […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    ProCon Wind Energy has completed its scope of work at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. ProCon was in charge of the electrical outfitting of 80 E-modules and pre-assembly work on 40 transition pieces on the project for Smulders. Although work for Yunlin is completed, the company revealed it is staying in Hoboken, Belgium, […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has completed the load out of the first transition pieces (TPs) for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm at its facilities in Aalborg. In mid-September, the company carried out the load-out of the first six anode cages built for the 1.4 GW offshore wind project, saying the first six transition pieces would soon […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is set to begin the monopile installation at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project next month. In total, 165 monopiles and transition pieces will be installed at the offshore site in the UK in preparation for the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. With a height from sea level to blade […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Grid Connection

    The joint venture between ENGIE Solutions and Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, has cut the first steel for the topside of the offshore transformer station for the Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm zone in the Netherlands. The joint venture partners, together with TenneT representatives, officially marked the beginning of works at a steel cutting ceremony […]