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24 January 2017 Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Danish design and consulting company OSK-Offshore A/S has assisted and worked in cooperation with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) to prepare the wind farm installation vessel Bold Tern for the turbine installation project at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The first of 67 Siemens 6MW wind turbines installed at the site started supplying the […]

18 January 2017

Siemens has awarded CHC Group with a contract for helicopter services in support of the work at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea, which is currently in the turbine installation phase.

18 January 2017 Wind Farm Update

The first Siemens 6MW wind turbine installed at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started feeding the German electricity grid with green, renewable energy two months ahead of schedule.

13 January 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port's docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

12 January 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

As of 10 January, C-bed’s floating hotel Wind Ambition has been deployed on the Wikinger offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea, C-bed informed this morning.

6 January 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

C-bed's floating hotel Wind Innovation has started 2017 by heading off to the German North Sea and starting a new charter on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The new project is located 95 kilometres off Borkum Island. In total, the wind farm will comprise 67 Siemens 6MW turbines. The project is expected to be concluded […]

4 January 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The Veja Mate offshore wind farm project has entered the turbine installation phase with two of the wind farm installation vessels (WFIVs) contracted for the task currently loading the first batch of turbine components at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark, according to Siemens. The two WFIVs tasked with installing the 67 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines at the […]

21 December 2016 Business & Finance

Imenco AS has launched a new division – Imenco Corrosion Technology – which will provide anode systems to the offshore renewable energy sector and to late life assets in the oil and gas industry. After more than a decade of working in Norwegian oil and gas sector, where Imenco’s corrosion protection solutions have been used, the company […]

14 December 2016 Wind Farm Update

TenneT has connected the Veja Mate offshore wind farm to the BorWin2 offshore grid connection. With wind turbines yet to be installed, the grid connection will be used to obtain power for the works carried out during the construction phase. The connection between BorWin beta and Veja Mate’s substation consists of two 11,4km AC cables with a voltage […]

22 November 2016 Vessels

On Sunday morning, the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla arrived at the Port of Esbjerg to be commissioned for the upcoming installation of wind turbines at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany. The vessel is expected to be put into service in January 2017, and will take part in turbine installation at the 402MW offshore wind […]

17 November 2016

Veja Mate is a deity in Latvian mythology whose name translates to “Mother of the Wind” what might be considered a very appropriate name for the 402MW offshore wind farm being built some 100km off the coast in the German sector of the North Sea. The foundation installation at the Veja Mate site involved using […]

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 […]

28 October 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

All 67 foundations are now standing in place at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea after Offshore Wind Force (OWF) VM installed the last transition piece at the site in the early morning hours of Thursday, 27 October.  Construction began in April 2016 when OWF, part of Boskalis, installed the […]

17 October 2016 Wind Farm Update

The final six transition pieces for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm were delivered to Offshore Windforce M V.O.F. from Bladt Industries’ production facilities in Aalborg at the end of the third quarter of 2016. The six transition pieces were the last of a total of 67 units which were all finished within 14 months from contract commencement, Bladt […]

28 September 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. In 2015, Siemens received an order for 67 of its 6MW class turbines for the 400MW wind farm. The agreement also includes all vessel operations and a 15-year service and maintenance contract. The […]

8 September 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The 402 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm project has reached a milestone with the installation of the offshore substation in the German part of the North Sea. The offshore substation was delivered by FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG Holdings. The OSS topside left Hoboken Belgium last week and sailed-away to Eemshaven […]

6 September 2016 Vessels

Nicon Industries has secured an order for fabrication and installation of seafastening structures for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Bold Tern, which will install wind turbines at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Nicon will manufacture over 600 tonnes of steel structures. Production Manager at Nicon Industries, Henrik R. Jensen said: "We are very proud that we […]

5 September 2016 Business & Finance

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

23 August 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

SgurrEnergy has secured a 12-year construction and operational monitoring contract for 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, for which the new financing structure was put in place this month. The scope of the contract includes monitoring of construction works and the financial and operational performance of the project to provide regular reporting […]

19 August 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Dutch offshore shipping company, C-bed Floating Hotels, will send its DP2 Walk-2-Work vessel, Wind Innovation, on a new offshore wind project in the German part of the North Sea, scheduled to start early next year. According to C-bed, this vessel will be deployed during the installation phase of a 400MW offshore wind farm and will serve as a floating hotel and […]

15 August 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Hamburg-based Buss Port Logistics has completed the near-shore logistics and storage operations related to all 67 of the world's largest monopiles built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. Buss Port Logistics loaded the 1,300-ton monopiles from the factory in Rostock onto barges with the help of Scheuerle self-propelled modular vehicles. […]

8 August 2016

For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company's past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

9 June 2016 Wind Farm Update

Twenty-four monopiles have been installed at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm, thus crossing a milestone of having one third of its 1300T monopiles in their respective positions. The construction phase began in April 2016, and the contractor Offshore Wind Force (OWF) has managed to install 24 monopiles at the site in the German North […]

29 April 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The cable-laying vessel Siem Aimery, the latest vessel added to the Siem Offshore fleet, was christened in a naming ceremony on Wednesday, 27 April, at the Remontowa Shipbuilding yard in Gdansk, Poland. The vessel will now undergo final mobilisation prior to commencing cable loading activities for its first project assignment. The Siem Aimery and her […]

21 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

A large number of international banks and investors have emerged from the financial crisis and are now offering venture capital for green investments such as offshore wind, a healthy and positive sign reflecting a more mature market, but the one that places new demands on early investors, Denmark's export credit agency EKF said in its Annual […]

20 April 2016 Vessels

The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]