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  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates company, is rebranding in order to bring into focus its piling solutions for the renewable energy and oil & gas industries.

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 11 June 2013

    KCI has been entrusted with the installation assistance of tripods series 3, 4, 5 and 6 for Global Tech I Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the North Sea. The installation of the first tripods, weighing approximately 900 tons each, started in September 2012. The tripod installation is still ongoing. As the soil […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Full steam ahead at the Block Island offshore wind farm site. Deepwater Wind started building the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. yesterday, when the installation vessel Weeks 533 and a barge carrying wind turbine foundations met three miles (4.8 kilometres) off Block Island with several crew transfer vessels and tug boats. […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Environment

    Eight builders and operators of German offshore wind farms will test various noise reduction methods for the construction of offshore wind farms as from 13 August of this year. This series of tests will be conducted on the so-called “Brodtener Pfahl” near Brodten off Travemünde. Every 2 days a tug boat with work pontoon and […]

  • 6 March 2012

    Fugro Seacore have announced today that they have signed a contract relating to the design, build and installation of an offshore met mast to record and monitor site conditions on the proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site in the English Channel, 13km off the coast of Sussex, UK. “We will be working on this project […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Environment

    U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA’s public comment on BOEM’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that “the […]

  • 19 October 2015
    R&D

    JASCO Applied Sciences, under subcontract to Tetra Tech Inc., is providing underwater acoustic measurement and monitoring services to Deepwater Wind during the installation of the Block Island Wind Farm. JASCO is conducting field data acquisition and subsequent analysis and interpretation for short- and long-term studies of noise from pile driving and related construction activities. The […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) has published a report on the environmental impact of offshore wind farms in Belgium, which has 870MW in operational wind turbines in its part of the North Sea as of 2016 and plans to reach 2.2GW by 2020. 

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea (DEPONS) project has yielded some preliminary findings on the effect of offshore wind farm construction on harbour porpoises. “Although the results should be considered preliminary, the patterns generated by the current version of the DEPONS model did not suggest any clear, long-lasting effects of pile-driving […]

  • 18 January 2012

    IHC Offshore Systems, part of IHC Merwede, announces it has been awarded a rental contract for the Noise Mitigation System NMS-6900. Dutch offshore contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting will operate the NMS-6900 during the installation of 30 monopile foundations for the Riffgat offshore wind farm off the north-west coast of Germany. The contract has been signed […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind project developed by the Iberdrola-led Ailes Marines consortium in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France, is set to receive the administrative authorisation in the coming days, according to French Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea.

  • 13 July 2012
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The scope concerns one met mast and its foundation for environmental monitoring,  designed, manufactured, delivered, transported, installed, commissionned for the offshore wind farm site of Courseulles-sur-Mer (between 12km and 25km from the coast). The optional scope is: – Pile driving test(s) (only for monopile foundations type); – Design, manufacturing, delivery, transportation, installation, commissionning of an offshore met mast for the […]

  • 1 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is designing a suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW each […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Environment

    Seiche Environmental has been appointed to monitor and manage the safety of marine mammals at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project site in the UK. Seiche Environmental stated it is in charge of implementing important mitigation measures at the site offshore Lincolnshire, despite it already being assessed as having low potential for marine mammal presence. […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Technology

    Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has begun a new study to conduct real-time, independent observations and data collection during construction of offshore wind turbines. Field work took place in August and September of this year through the Real-time Opportunity for Development Environmental Observations study, or RODEO, which is taking direct measurements of […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Environment

    It is often assumed that offshore wind farms have a negative impact on marine animal populations but researchers from Denmark and the Netherlands have found that, in some cases, wind farms can act as a haven for certain species. The researchers, from Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands and Aarhus University in Denmark, monitored […]

  • 3 April 2016

    Hydrohammer S-4000 Installs First Monopiles The S-4000 Hydrohammer pile-driving system installed its first monopiles at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea, IHC IQIP, a business unit of Royal IHC which recently launched the system, reports. Siemens to Buy Adwen as Part of Gamesa Merger? Reportedly, Siemens is likely to buy Adwen, a joint […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The German Fraunhofer IWES is studying the installation of suction bucket foundations and their tensile behavior at the Test Center for Support Structures at the Leibniz Universität Hannover.

  • 17 July 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Bremen-situated planner and operator wpd takes positive stock for the construction of the offshore windfarm Butendiek. “We are about to complete pile driving, we are well within our time schedule and we have fallen short of the predefined sound levels”, said Achim Berge Olsen, managing director of Butendiek and wpd offshore. Of the 80 foundation […]

  • 19 October 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, located between 125 and 290 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind Limited, developers of the Dogger Bank zone, signed a contract with Fred Olsen United AS […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Baker Consultants Limited, a seven year-old ecological consultancy that recently began work on Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind sites, has experienced significant growth in the last few years and proved its competence within the offshore wind industry by working on two major projects, including Borkum Riffgrund 1. In an interview with Offshore WIND, […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A local firm has teamed up with a leading electrical technology provider to put the latest piece into place for E.ON’s £736m Humber Gateway Project. Spencer Group has been engaged by CG Power to install the civil infrastructure for the new substation which will connect the power from the new Humber Gateway Offshore Wind farm […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]