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  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent is now on its way back to the Port of Halifax from the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project site off Virginia, U.S., according to the vessel’s AIS data. This second trip to the Halifax port will see the Vole au vent picking up turbine towers […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift specialist ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation, and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines installed 6 kilometres off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait, raising […]

  • 19 May 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has contracted Dutch engineering company KCI the engineers to design seafastenings and related equipment, as well as the upending bucket frame to be used to install the foundations on the 497MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm.

  • 8 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind, part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy to install new and retrofit existing gates on the transition pieces (TPs) at the Gode Wind and Borkum Riffgrund offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 29 March 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Lincs Wind Farm Ltd has chosen Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Hull as one of its logistics bases for its Lincs Offshore Wind Farm. Over the next few months, the port’s Albert and William Wright Docks will be the focal point for the storage and distribution of transition pieces installed as part of the […]

  • 19 June 2014

    UK-headquartered FoundOcean secured the final foundations for three of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms in the second quarter, which once operational will have a total installed capacity of over one gigawatt. FoundOcean grouted the 160th transition piece foundation on Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in April 2014. At 576MW, it will be capable of […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation components manufacturer Sif has recorded a total throughput of approximately 57 Ktons of steel in the first quarter of 2017, a 23.9% increase compared to a 46 Kton throughput reported for the first quarter of 2016.

  • 26 January 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation has installed the first of 174 monopiles at the Hornsea Project One site in the UK and thus marked the beginning of offshore construction of what will become the world’s biggest wind farm.

  • 20 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON and Statoil have reached another milestone in the construction of the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea with the topping out ceremony for the operation and maintenance (O&M) building at Mukran Port in Sassnitz on the island of Rügen. Nearly EUR 4 million will be invested in this 3,000m2 complex which consists […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has revealed the plans to transform Bridgeport in Connecticut into an offshore wind hub as part of its proposed Park City Wind project. As reported earlier, Vineyard Wind submitted the proposal to develop the up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s recent Request for Proposals (RfP). The company stated it is committed to […]

  • 6 June 2014

    TAG Energy Solutions will be highlighting its position as the UK’s premier full service offshore wind serial foundation manufacturer at Global Offshore Wind. The RenewableUK-organised exhibition and conference, which takes place on 11 and 12 June in Glasgow, attracts industry specialists and suppliers from around the world. Located on stand 213, TAG Energy Solutions will […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    With the active support of the Pays de la Loire Regional Council, Carène (Federation of local councils of Saint-Nazaire area) and Caisse des Dépôts (public group serving general interest and economic development), STX France secured the financing required to launch the 1st batch of production units due to enter in service in 2015. Considering the […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, will start her first offshore wind charter at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm following her official naming ceremony scheduled for next Thursday, 20 July.

  • 24 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks installation vessels Leviathan and Zaratan departed from the port of Esbjerg during the 16th and 17th July 2013, to begin installing the first batch of 80 Siemens 3.6MW offshore turbines at Meerwind Offshore Wind Park. The first turbine was successfully erected by the team on-board Leviathan the very next day and all seven turbines […]

  • 7 September 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    All of the 140 turbines at  Greater Gabbard, the 500MW (megawatt) offshore wind farm developed in the Thames Estuary by Greater Gabbard Offshore Winds Limited (GGOWL) have been commissioned and exported electricity. GGOWL is now responsible for the day-to-day operation of the complete wind farm. GGOWL is a 50-50 joint venture partnership between a subsidiary […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    With the ever-increasing size of the offshore wind turbine components, the vessels installing them need to catch up with the industry. For this purpose, Van Oord has been upgrading two of its installation vessels working in the offshore wind sector.

  • 23 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has started manufacturing the monopiles for Vattenfall’s 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The first pipe for the Danish offshore wind farm was made in the Rostock production site this May. By September 2019, all 72 monopiles will have been produced and coated, according to the company. In spring […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has won a contract to provide the main crane for Voltaire, Jan De Nul’s newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel. The Dutch company will build the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed on board Voltaire at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, where the vessel will be built. According to Huisman, […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Wind Power will, for the first time, provide complete offshore wind power plant solutions including foundations, after EnBW placed an order for its 497MW Hohe See project, for which Siemens is partnering with GeoSea, part of the DEME Group.

  • 24 March 2014

    Atlantic Marine’s Atlantic Cougar has successfully docked in the North Sea with a wind turbine base, using her new bow landing system, coming alongside a transition piece (TP) with 2 knots of current on the beam.  This exceptional vessel, with her joystick control and DP0 system can maneuver safely in currents over 2 knots, winds […]

  • 5 May 2011

      A new vessel will be visible off the North Norfolk coast over the coming weeks as further work continues on the installation of the foundations for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. The ‘Oleg Strashnov’ is a state-of-the-art crane vessel designed for heavy lifting operations, and its key features include a 5000-mt fully revolving […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SeaRenergy and Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have been awarded with a contract for offshore support services on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. The services started on 01 November with the preparation of the foundations and transition pieces for the installation of the towers and turbines, and […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    French blade inspection specialist Cornis is about to complete a large blade inspection campaign for DONG Energy. Together with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, DONG Energy has contributed to Cornis’ offshore success story, the company told Offshore WIND. Cornis’ system is composed of a high-powered camera on a motorized head. From the transition piece, Cornis takes pictures of the entire surface of […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    CTCI MAC, a subsidiary of Taiwanese engineering services provider CTCI, has secured a contract with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to supply pin piles for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm. The company will deliver 186 pin piles for the wind farm’s 62 jacket foundations. So far, this is the largest number of pin piles […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa the project certificate for its Nissum Bredning offshore wind farm located in Thyborøn, in waters of north-western Denmark. The certification was carried out according to the Danish Executive Order No.73 (BEK 73) and covers all stages of the project development from site conditions assessment over design evaluation to commissioning. […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Sif has started the production of monopile foundations and has produced half of the primary steel for the transition pieces (TPs) to be installed on the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian North Sea.