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Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled 78 out of 174 wind turbine towers for the 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm at Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly site in Hull. The Ayrshire-based company is providing Siemens Gamesa with the pre-construction support for 174 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines which are currently being installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire. […]
Siemens Gamesa has selected Denmark's Welcon to manufacture 80 turbine towers for the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The towers are scheduled for delivery from mid-November 2019 to mid-June 2020. This order brings Welcon's order backlog for turbine towers to more than DKK 1 billion, the largest order backlog in the […]
The Buss Terminal Eemshaven has received the first shipment of wind turbine tower sections for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project.
The assembly of the wind turbine towers destined for the Norther offshore wind farm has begun at the Port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
The first of the 174 wind turbine towers for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One has been upended at Siemens Gamesa's pre-assembly site in Hull.
GeoSea's multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo completed the full-height testing of its jacking system on 25 June 2018 at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia, rising above the city and its ancient landmarks such as the Pula Arena amphitheatre and Temple of Augustus.
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.
CS Wind UK has transported the second batch of wind turbine towers for the Beatrice project from its factory in Machrihanish to the Campbeltown harbour, both located on Scotland's Kintyre peninsula, according to CS Wind UK's social media updates.
North Highland Initiative has posted a photo of a batch of Beatrice wind turbine towers lined up and the Ro-Ro vessel Rotra Mare anchored alongside the Nigg Energy Park site, where Siemens Gamesa has set up its pre-assembly area for the project.
The port service provider Mukran Port Terminals (MPT) has handled the first six wind turbine tower segments delivered for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm at the Mukran Port in Sassnitz, Germany.
Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.
The assembly of the wind turbine towers for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm has started at the Port of Ostend in Belgium, Otary Group, the owner and developer of the project, said.
Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has won a contract by Siemens Gamesa to build/pre-assemble the wind turbine towers ahead of the installation on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.
The first blades and tower sections for GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines that will spin at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany have arrived at the Buss Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven port, the Netherlands.
Portuguese company ASM Industries has signed a concession agreement with the Port of Aveiro Administration (APA) and will start building a new industrial production unit dedicated to offshore wind in January 2018.
The last four towers for MHI Vestas 8.25MW wind turbines for the Walney Extension West have set sail from the Belfast Harbour, the project's pre-assembly port, according to the port's social media pages.
Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has started producing first offshore wind towers at its facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.
The first turbine tower components built for the world's first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland, have been loaded onto a cargo ship and are en route to the assembly base in Stord, Norway, according to Navacel, the manufacturer of the towers. Statoil, the owner and developer of Hywind Scotland, awarded Navacel with the contract […]
Poland's GSG Towers, a Gdańsk Shipyard Group company, has recently opened upgraded facilities for the production of wind towers and steel structures for the offshore industry. GSG Towers invested around PLN 160 million (EUR 37 million) in upgrading its bending, welding and paining equipment which is expected to double the company's manufacturing capacity to 300 towers with an 8-meter […]
CS Wind UK, which is kicking off works on the UK’s first commercial offshore wind turbine tower factory, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to produce up to 200 towers for the company's offshore wind turbines between 2017 and 2019. The signing of the MoU has been reported along with the announcement on CS Wind holding a ground-breaking ceremony in […]
GE Renewable Energy has shared a photo showing offshore wind towers for the 30MW Block Island wind farm being arranged in a line in Providence after completing their journey from Europe to Rhode Island, US. The five-turbine offshore wind farm is being developed by Deepwater Wind some three miles off the coast of Block Island. Once commissioned in […]
Statoil has awarded the Bilbao-based Navacel with a contract for the supply of five towers which will support the turbines at the world's first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. The turbine towers to be supplied by Navacel will have a height of 83 metres with a diameter of 7.5 metres at the base and […]
Scottish energy company SSE has secured a deal to transfer its 80% ownership stake in the Machrihanish-based Wind Towers Scotland (WTS) factory to the South Korean manufacturer of wind farm tower structures, CS Wind. CS Wind plans to invest up to GBP 14 million in WTS and extend operations at the plant to include the manufacture of towers for the offshore […]
The global wind tower market was valued at more than $26 billion (approx. €23.3 billion) in 2015, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during 2016-2022, according to a report issued by P&S Market Research. The factors driving the growth of the global market include the increased government support for wind power projects, increasing global […]
AMBAU started fabricating the 43m long tower sections for Nordergründe wind farm's turbines at its facilities in Cuxhaven. The company said this is a result of an integrated design approach of a tower, transition piece and monopile foundation. The remaining required tower length will be realized by a combined tower-TP (Long-TP). In addition to the tower sections, […]
In the last three months, AMBAU GmbH has produced two gigantic towers for Siemens Wind Power GmbH at its plant in Cuxhaven. These purpose-built types consist of five segments – with a height of 120 metres and a diameter of 6.5 metres – and are to be installed in the Anzetel research park at Wehlens, where […]