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  • 14 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    Under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off Sylt, an East Frisian Island. SylWin alpha platform, built by Siemens, is so large and heavy that the ingenious “float-over method” has been used to lift it from a pontoon onto the already installed jacket base. This approach has been used successfully in […]

  • 1 July 2014

    The offshore converter platform SylWin alpha was undocked at the Nordic Yards shipyard in Warnemünde last week. The 15,000 tonne yellow topside left the dock in the morning on the barge “Nordic Giant 101”: the platform – aligned diagonally across the dock – was built on the barge because SylWin, at 83 metres long and […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore has completed the structural and subsea inspections on Siemens HVDC platforms in Germany, owned by TenneT.

  • 17 August 2012

    TÜV Rheinland has won an extensive test order in the wind energy field from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of the Allianz Group. This order involves the testing of all loading, transportation and installation processes associated with the new offshore converter platform SylWin. On this platform, the three-phase current generated at […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Siemens AG for the transportation and installation of the Sylwin Alpha jacket and transmission station. The 5,800 tonnes jacket will be installed by Heavy Lift Vessel “Oleg Strashnov”. The 14,000 tonnes transmission station will be installed as a float-over. Seaway Heavy Lifting shall perform the float-over […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Grid Connection

    Construction starts on the SylWin alpha offshore transformer platform at Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects for the offshore wind and other industries. The first steel blank cut was made in the presence of representatives of the client, Siemens Energy, and the end customer, TenneT, at the Rostock-Warnemünde yard.  SylWin […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Friesland Kabel GmbH, the specialist for marine and offshore connections in Norderstedt near Hamburg, takes over the complete delivery, including logistics for the wiring of the new offshore converter platform “SylWin Alpha”, which for the moment is manufactured by Nordic Yards in Warnemünde. Several hundred kilometers of cable must be installed for safe operation of […]

  • 26 August 2014

    ALE were contracted to perform the float-over ballasting during the 14,000t SylWin Alpha platform installation in the North Sea. ALE provided all necessary equipment and designed bespoke control and monitoring systems to perform the float-over ballasting during installation. The Sylwin Alpha was transported by the Nordic Giant 101 cargo barge from the Sylwin Alpha fabrication […]

  • 6 July 2014

    MHI Vestas Invites Suppliers MVOW has now launched a new website which includes a supplier gateway which allows companies to submit their details online to request to become a supplier to MVOW. Sif Group Expands Its Production Capacity, Manufactures Supersize Monopiles In the future, the length and the diameters of the monopiles will continue to […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Vessels

    Chevalier Floatels informed today that it had executed three logistics contracts for TenneT this summer, after being chosen by Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) on behalf of the transmission system operator (TSO) to support scheduled summer campaigns in Germany. The company’s recently upgraded vessels, DP Gezina and DP Galyna, were employed to provide accommodation and transfer for TenneT’s personnel […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects, including for the offshore wind industry, has received a further order from Siemens Energy to build a self-erecting offshore HVDC converter platform. Work will start from May 2, 2012 on the SylWin alpha platform, which has the construction number 210 and consists of two […]

  • 7 December 2014

    Siemens Erects 6MW Offshore Turbine on Land Siemens has installed two of its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site in Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven. Van Oord Acquires Ballast Nedam Offshore Activities Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: SylWin alpha platform caught on camera during nighttime, showing all of its colors. The platform is part of the SylWin1 grid connection, which transports electricity from the three wind parks: Butendiek, Dan Tysk and Sandbank to the mainland. The photo was published this morning by Siemens as its Picture of […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT to supply an AC (alternating current) power transmission link connecting Sandbank, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high-voltage direct current) converter station SylWin alpha. The link will have the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha. The cable will link […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Siemens has awarded offshore services provider NDE Offshore AB with a contract to carry out structural and subsea inspections on four HVDC platforms in the German North Sea.

  • 26 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Massive offshore platforms, which convert and transmit power from offshore wind farms, got a leading role in Siemens’ latest video called Giants of the North Sea. HelWin alpha, BorWin beta and SylWin alpha transformer platforms are built at Nordic Yards’ facilities in Wismar and Warnemünde. These structures are approximately high as a 10-story house, large as […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Cuxport has signed an agreement with Siemens covering logistics operations for services for the following offshore converter platforms: BorWin 2, HelWin 1, HelWin 2 and SylWin 1. The long-term contract will come into effect in May this year. The agreement covers the acceptance, storage and picking of a wide variety of goods, packing and unpacking […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Offshore Grid Access Service has performed subsea and drone inspections for TenneT TSO at six offshore converter platforms in the German North Sea.

  • 3 September 2012

    With the dock laying of SylWin alpha, Nordic Yards has reached another milestone in the production of the offshore converter platform. In Warnemünde, the traditional ceremony – which is known as “keel laying” in the case of ships – was held in the presence of representatives of the client Siemens Energy and the end customer, […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Offshore GmbH is seeking contractors for manufacturing, supply and installation of AC submarine cables, including fibre optics. Subsea cabling will be done in the region of the cluster SylWin, designed for a transmission capacity of up to 300 MW per wind farm and a power level of about 155 kV. The contract includes retractable […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore service provider NDE Offshore has started annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three HVDC platforms in the German North Sea for Siemens Transmission.

  • 18 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore services provider NDE Offshore has completed annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three HVDC platforms in the German North Sea for Siemens Transmission.

  • 27 October 2013

    UK: World’s Largest Wind Turbine Construction Complete  The world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine is now standing at Energy Park Fife. GL Garrad Hassan Reviews Offshore Wind Over Last 10 Years  GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest renewable energy advisory organisation and part of the recently merged DNV GL Group today published a […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects, has vacancies for well-trained and qualified skilled staff, particularly but not exclusively in the field of engineering, to work on projects such as the order placed in February by Siemens Energy for a third offshore HVDC platform. Personnel are required to work in particular […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Electricity transmission system operator, Tennet, has secured EUR 500 million from the European Investment Bank to fund offshore grid connections in the North Sea. Tennet will construct and maintain three separate offshore grid connections, HelWin1, SylWin1 and DolWin1, to the German Electricity Grid. „By developing offshore grid connections and linking wind farms to the German […]