Search results for: Pile Dynamic Testing

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27 July 2015

Reach Subsea has signed a contract with Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH in Germany for the removal of nine piles at the Wikinger Wind Farm. Reach will execute the contract using Ocean Installer's Normand Mermaid. Total contract duration is approximately two weeks. Sales and Marketing Manager Bård Thuen Høgheim says: "We are pleased to see that […]

25 November 2014 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

In October 2014 the first phase of the pile testing campaign for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project was launched, after the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea had been completed. German engineering and services group Bilfinger was awarded the test pile contract and chose SAL Heavy Lift as subcontractor to transport and install […]

1 October 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

IBERDROLA has launched the pile testing campaign for its Wikinger offshore wind farm project following the completion of the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea.   German engineering and services group Bilfinger and its experienced subcontractors are carrying out the tests in order to confirm the design of the wind farm foundations, checking the […]

3 June 2019 Industry Contribution

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 […]

21 July 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.

31 March 2017 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has completed a series of wet tests to verify the capabilities and functionality of its NjordGuard cable protection system for installation and removal on J-tube and monopile interfaces for offshore wind farms.

20 February 2017

By Britta Rollert, Director Marketing and Communication, Fraunhofer IWES Before the market launch of newly developed or modified prototypes for offshore applications, the need for extensive tests and feedback from experience gathered in the field is essential. Testing is an opportunity to improve the turbines and technologies in use further and faster in the future. […]

29 November 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Crown Estate Creates Offshore Wind Interactive Map The Crown Estate has launched an interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis. Vibratory Piling Faster and Less Noisy, Tests Show Results of a project testing vibratory method of pile driving have shown the method […]

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 […]

31 August 2015

Nordergründe The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm reached financial closure. The project developer WPD announced that it has secured funding for the next €410m phase of the wind farm. The funding includes loans from KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) and equity from WPD. Nordergründe will have 18 Senvion turbines installed 16km off the German coast in the Weser Estatuary, in water depths varying from […]

22 December 2014 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

Subsea connector specialist, First Subsea, has been awarded £130,000 of Process Technology Innovation Funding under the Government’s GROW:Offshore Wind programme. The award is for development of a monopile interface connector and hang off cable connector for offshore wind farms; and top tension mooring connector for floating wind turbines. These developments will place the UK at […]

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 […]

29 January 2013

Two forces in the software industry, Fedem Technology and DNV Software, have joined forces to produce a new module for coupled analysis in Sesam Wind. The module for coupled analysis is an integration of FEDEM Windpower and Sesam. Fedem Technology, which has been developing software for more than 20 years, produces the leading software for […]

8 October 2012

On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

2 October 2012

In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger'wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

27 October 2011 Technology

SMD and Blade Offshore Services (BOS) announce the signature of Heads of Terms for a joint venture. Under the joint venture, expected to be called SMD-BORD, SMD will design and manufacture subsea remote drilling solutions for the marine renewable industry, offering a cost effective alternative to monopile and gravity foundations for wave, tidal and wind […]

15 September 2011

  A dearth of public information, complicated marine environments and even the corrosive effects of bubbles are among the challenges for companies trying to produce energy from river currents, tides and waves, but Sandia National Laboratories is working on solutions. Sandia is helping companies on the frontier of the coming marine hydrokinetics (MHK) industry navigate […]

24 August 2010 R&D

Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]