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14 June 2019 Business & Finance

Cotes has secured funding from Innovation Fund Denmark for the development of its off-grid protection solution for offshore wind transition pieces (TPs). Project COOPER includes a solution that protects the bases of offshore wind turbines from corrosive effects of salt-laden airborne moisture in situations where power is not linked up or available yet. According to […]

13 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Jumbo has secured a contract for the transportation and installation of turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Preparation and planning works have already begun, with the first transportation commencing in the fourth quarter of the year and installation in mid-2020. Jumbo is responsible for transporting 40 monopiles and 120 monopile sections […]

3 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has contracted Bladt Industries to produce 135 transition pieces for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The fabrication of the transition pieces is planned to begin this year at Bladt's site in Aalborg, Denmark, with delivery expected to take place from mid-2020 to mid-2021. “We are proud that Ørsted have trusted Bladt Industries as […]

27 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

The first external platform produced by Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) for the 731.5MW Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is ready for final outfitting, the Polish manufacturer said. In total, EPG will manufacture and deliver 76 external platforms for the project in the Dutch North Sea. The Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is being developed by the Blauwwind […]

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 […]

23 May 2019 Ports & Logistics

Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has expanded its offering of services to cover bolting tests. Sif added the offering after a request from DEME Group to arrange all preparations for the test as part of the work scope for the Belgian SeaMade offshore wind project. During this test, the bolted flange connection between a monopile and […]

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. […]

17 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

DEME Offshore has won contracts to transport and install foundations and wind turbines on Ørsted’s 1.4GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The Hornsea Two offshore wind farm is located approximately 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast and will comprise 165  Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines installed on monopile foundations. DEME Offshore will transport […]

13 May 2019 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Transition pieces and monopiles for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm have started arriving at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. And so have the vessels that will install the 20 monopile foundations and the wind turbines at the site in the Taiwan Strait, Ørsted, one of the owners of the 120MW wind farm, said. Seaway […]

3 May 2019 Business & Finance

Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has begun work for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium, according to the company's latest report. Sif is responsible for producing the monopiles for the 487MW project and, in a joint venture with Smulders, for the manufacture of transition pieces. The Dutch company said it plans to begin works […]

2 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Royal Dirkzwager has begun remote monitoring of the 730 MW Borselle III and IV construction site from their operations centre in Maassluis, the Netherlands. Vissim technologies support a centralised multi-tenant monitoring system that enables service companies to provide marine coordination services for multiple clients. In addition to dedicated marine coordination services projects, applications can include […]

29 April 2019 Business & Finance

The Danish Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel and Service has received an order to supply cranes for Vattenfall's Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. Hvide Sande will provide 72 cranes for the 605MW project in the order placed by Bladt Industries, which in charge of delivering the wind farm's transition pieces. According to Carl Erik Kristensen, Director of Hvide Sande, […]

26 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

DEME Offshore installed the final of the 174 monopile foundations on the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm on Thursday, 25 April. The first monopile was installed at the site some 120 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast in the UK in January 2018. According to DEME, four of the company's jack-ups has since worked at […]

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, […]

5 April 2019 Vessels

Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]

4 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Teesside-based EEW Offshore Structures Britain has rolled out the first of the 35 transition pieces (TPs) built for Ørsted’s Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The first TP was photographed on its way to the blast shed, EEW OSB said. EEW SPC, the parent company of EEW OSB, is […]

2 April 2019 Industry Contribution

By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]

29 March 2019 Business & Finance

Vattenfall will cancel and reissue a number of tenders for the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind projects in addition to the recently announced construction delay. Due to complications with the project environmental impact assessments (EIA), Vattenfall will reopen the tenders for the production and installation of foundations, transition pieces and cables, as well […]

25 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance

Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines. The lifting and rigging equipment included seven Selantic slings of 20m, 40m and 60m, with respective capacities of 2,500t, 1,900t and 2,000t, and three Plasma grommet slings. According to Cortland, the synthetic rope […]

6 March 2019 Vessels

The first steel of the OHT semisubmersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel was cut on 1 March at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in China. The Ulstein-designed Alfa Lift vessel is developed for operations in the offshore renewables and installation market. The vessel has the ability to perform heavy lift crane operations […]

27 February 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

ALE has completed its full scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The project concluded in February 2019 when ALE completed the final discharge of the 106th transition pieces (TPs) onto the installation vessel. ALE was contracted by GeoSea to provide the specialist offshore engineering alongside the marine transportation, sea-fastening, load-out […]

26 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

18 February 2019 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The construction of the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms is continuing with the help of two new installation vessels - GeoSea's Innovation and A2SEA's Sea Installer, EnBW said. The Innovation sailed from Eemshaven in the Netherlands on Sunday, 17 February, carrying three 72-metre monopiles. Following a ten-hour journey to the site, the Innovation […]

15 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm is awaiting the last two monopile foundations to be installed as 172 out of 174 have been put in place. GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first monopile at the project in January 2018 and thus marked the beginning of offshore construction. EEW SPC produced all the monopile foundations for the […]

4 February 2019

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1 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. (EEW OSB) has completed the work scope for Ørsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind project. EEW OSB was tasked with manufacturing 86 out of 174 transition pieces (TPs) for the project. EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC), EEW OSB’s parent company, is manufacturing the 174 monopiles for the wind farm. The […]