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The Port of Esbjerg’s board of directors will soon launch a recruitment process to find a new CEO after Ole Ingrisch announced he will retire by the end of February 2019.
The Port of Esbjerg posted a photo on its social media pages on 2 July, showing 20 wind turbine towers for Borkum Riffgrund II and 14 towers for Horns Rev 3 waiting at the port to be loaded onto vessels and then installed at their respective sites in Germany and Denmark.
The first nacelle for one of the wind turbines which will spin at Denmark’s Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm has arrived in the Port of Esbjerg, where the project’s turbine components are waiting for installation that is expected to start in some four weeks.
Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Orca has arrived in the Port of Esbjerg to load the last four MHI Vestas turbines for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.
A capacity of 1,300MW of offshore wind in wind turbine components was shipped via Port of Esbjerg in 2017 – 200MW more than in the previous year – according to the port’s annual results, which show a 2.2% increase in turnover at EUR 31.61 million and a net profit of EUR 10.83 million.
Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has put into operation a new 116,000m² multiterminal in the East Port area of the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark, boosting its capabilities to accommodate RoRo vessel traffic, which has increased at the port with the wind turbine industry’s use of RoRo vessels and more operations by the existing RoRo customers.
Following the completion of the works on the expansion at the Port of Esbjerg, the port took over the new harbour area in mid-October.
MHI Vestas today (5 October) informed that it officially opened the Power Converter Modules (PCM) factory at the Port of Esbjerg, adding that the assembly of PCMs for its V164 offshore wind turbine has begun.
United Wind Logistics’ new special purpose vessel Vestvind arrived at the Port of Esbjerg today, 7 July, the port reported via social media.
The Port of Esbjerg, a Danish offshore wind hub, expects increased activity towards 2030, both within existing and new business areas and is looking into the possibilities of further expansion to meet the demand.
The Port of Esbjerg informed via social media that it is preparing to handle the components of the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in Denmark.
Offshore wind farm components accounting for 1,100MW of capacity were shipped from the Port of Esbjerg in 2016, more than double the amount in 2015, according to the port, which reported a record turnover of EUR 30.94 million and a record net profit of EUR 10.68 million for 2016.
Today, the Port of Esbjerg is hosting Siemens Wind Power’s official presentation of its first customised “roll on/roll off ” (RoRo) transport vessel, Rotra Vente. “We look forward to seeing the vessels frequently at the Port, where we are currently building two new RoRo ramps and expanding our piers to accommodate even more vessels,” the Port […]
Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg has shared a photograph showing components for more than 100 offshore wind turbines ready for installation in the North Sea stored in the port area. In 2016, estimated 1.1 GW offshore wind will be shipped from the Port of Esbjerg, and so far 0.75 GW onshore wind have passed the quays […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has leased additional area at the Port of Esbjerg to accommodate pre-assembly and shipment of offshore wind turbine components. The company moved into the new East Port in 2013, and carried out five projects from the facility since then. With growing operations, MHI Vestas decided to double its lease at the port. The total space […]
The Port of Esbjerg reported a net profit of EUR 10.31 million for 2015, which is slightly below the high profits over the past years. With a turnover of EUR 30.03 million (EUR 30.17 million in 2014), the Port deemed its results satisfactory and said its business strategy is working even though market conditions have changed. “The net profit […]
The offshore accommodation vessel M/S Wind Innovation arrived in the Port of Esbjerg on Monday, 1 February. The Wind Innovation is a former seismic survey vessel, which was rebuilt to accommodate and transfer service personnel working on offshore wind farms. In September 2015, Dutch ship owner C-Bed contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for […]
Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sea Challenger loading Gode Wind turbine components at the Port of Esbjerg, while transition pieces (TPs) and monopiles for the Sandbank offshore wind farm are ready for load out. Earlier this month, A2SEA’s installation vessel Sea Challenger returned to Port of Esbjerg to load another four wind turbines for the […]
The new next generation support vessel of Danish support vessel operator World Marine Offshore was christened World Bora by Mrs Vanessa Bauch at the naming ceremony today at the port of Esbjerg. The vessel was built at Fjellstrand, a Norwegian shipbuilding yard outside Bergen. The innovative and advanced vessel has a length of 30 m, 13 m in […]
The Port of Esbjerg’s new Østhavn (“East Harbour”) opened on Friday, 21 June. This 650,000 square metre expansion of the harbour will consolidate Esbjerg’s position as the leading North Sea port for the wind turbine industry and increase its potential to develop and grow other business areas. The opening ceremony was attended by the Danish […]
Four of the largest wind turbine installation vessels in the world are currently positioned in the Port of Esbjerg, where Blue Water Shipping is acting as agent and handling stevedore assignments. “Sea Installer” is the latest new-build vessel from A2SEA which recently arrived from China to Esbjerg, to be prepared for its first assignment in […]
A2SEA’s newly build Sea Installer calls into the Port of Esbjerg around the 6 December. Around New Year the ship will be sailing with two 6MW Siemens test mills to be installed at Gunfleet Sands. Hereafter the Sea Installer will work at the Anholt project where A2SEA then will have four vessels working with installation. […]
On 25 December MPI Discovery arrived at the Port of Esbjerg, where it will load wind turbines for the World’s largest offshore wind farm – London Array. Blue Water Shipping is agent on behalf of MPI Offshore, and is responsible for the loading of the wind turbines for London Array – all together 175 turbines […]
The canteen and the reception area were full of guests when DONG Energy’s new premises centrally located at the port of Esbjerg were officially inaugurated on Thursday 25 August. Flemming Horn Nielsen, newly appointed country manager of E&P Denmark in the business unit Exploration & Production which explores and produces oil and gas, […]
Components for the first Siemens 7MW wind turbine to be installed at Nissum Bredning are expected to sail out of the Port of Esbjerg late tonight, 13 November, onboard the Osprey Valiant barge.
Investing EUR 500 million to EUR 1 billion in new port infrastructure in Europe could help the offshore wind sector cut costs by up to 5.3% according to figures released by the WindEurope Ports Platform at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.