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6 April 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the project. The Scylla, deemed the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation vessel, arrived at the site on […]

31 March 2016 Business & Finance

Driven predominantly by work in the offshore wind industry, Bladt Industries wrapped up 2015 with an annual profit of DKK 63.5 million (approx. EUR 9 million), after a challenging 2014 which ended with a loss of DKK 6.7 million (approx. EUR 900,000). The company's 2015 EBITDA was DKK 139 million (approx. EUR 18.7 million), a significant increase from DKK […]

14 March 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The first three super-sized monopiles built for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm arrived at the Dutch Eemshaven seaport on 10 March, with the remaining 64 giants soon to follow, reports The monopiles were constructed in Rostock, Germany, by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH. Weighing 1,302.5 tons each, they are the world's heaviest monopiles ever built. The […]

7 March 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire offshore activities from compatriot VolkerWessels. Under the intended transaction, Boskalis will acquire maritime and offshore wind energy related activities of VolkerWessels, which include VBMS, Stemat and Volker Stevin International (VSI). VBMS, a 50/50 Boskalis - VolkerWessels joint venture, is an offshore […]

4 March 2016

SAL Heavy Lift GmbH signed a contract with Dutch Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, for the transport of 67 transition pieces (TPs) for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The transport will comprise some 12 voyages from Aalborg in Denmark to Eemshaven in the Netherlands, from where the transition pieces […]

1 March 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with the contract to transport and install Siemens 7MW turbines at the 497MW EnBW Hohe See wind farm, with the first turbine expected to go up in the first half of 2019. EnBW Hohe See is located 90km from shore in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in close […]

26 February 2016

Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide Client Representatives for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. SMC are also providing Marine Coordinators during the project's construction phase. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm is currently in the seabed preparation phase. When the project is complete, […]

23 February 2016

Bladt Industries upended the first transition piece for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm, weighing 293.5 tonnes. As announced last summer, a joint venture between Bladt industries and EEW SPC won the contract for building foundations for the Veja Mate Offshore Wind Farm. Bladt’s scope in the project is to build 67 transition pieces which […]

19 February 2016 Business & Finance, Environment, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Met Office, the UK's national weather service, has signed new contracts to provide forecast services during the construction of the 322MW Nordsee One and the 402MW Veja Mate, the two offshore wind farms to be built in the south west of the German Bight area of the North Sea. The Nordsee One OWF will […]

4 February 2016 Wind Farm Update

Seabed preparation work has begun at the 402 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm located 95 km northwest from the island of Borkum in the German North Sea. The wind farm will consist of 67 Siemens 6 MW turbines using the world's largest monopiles. A 2-layered scour protection system, designed to avoid natural scour erosion, using stones of select […]

29 January 2016 Technology

DBR has delivered its off-line fuel treatment system for the topside of Veja Mate offshore wind farm's substation, which is currently under construction in Belgium. The containerized system is located between two storage tanks of 75m³ each and the day tanks of three grid diesel generator sets and the emergency diesel generator. The system is operated totally separate from […]

2 December 2015

The rugby world cup tournament is about to start in England as this article is being written. Just as the rugby fans will have waited 4 years for the whistle to announce the start of the first match, England versus Fiji, so the offshore wind industry has waited eagerly for the whistle to start for […]

23 November 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Germany's EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH signed a contract for guarding the offshore wind farm with its fleet of guard vessel. Starting in January 2016, the vessel provided by EMO will evaluate if any risk of collision or unauthorised entrance from non project-related traffic is likely to occur and […]

16 November 2015 Vessels

Seajacks Zaratan has been contracted to install 67 transition pieces (TPs) at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The 400MW wind farm will be based 95km north-west of Borkum in the German exclusive economic zone. Seajacks Scylla will also be installing Veja Mate’s 67 monopiles, starting Q1 2016 with full commercial operation for the wind […]

5 November 2015

UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide the full Marine Coordination package for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany. SMC will commence pre-construction start up works immediately and will be based in Hamburg.  The company's Marine Coordination Manager, Dean Coates, will commence mobilisation today (5 November). Although located 115 km […]

31 August 2015

Nordergründe The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm reached financial closure. The project developer WPD announced that it has secured funding for the next €410m phase of the wind farm. The funding includes loans from KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) and equity from WPD. Nordergründe will have 18 Senvion turbines installed 16km off the German coast in the Weser Estatuary, in water depths varying from […]

28 July 2015 Vessels

Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. The Seajacks Scylla will be delivered to the client in March 2016 […]

20 July 2015

Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. The installation, performed by A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER, reached half way in mid-March. The first of the 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed back in August 2014 and the first electricity was already produced mid-February. […]

10 July 2015 Business & Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) today reported that two big European offshore wind financings, and a record quarter for investment in Chile, were among the highlights of an otherwise sluggish Q2 2015, when it comes to clean energy investment. Worldwide, clean energy investment was $53bn in the second quarter of 2015, just 3% less than a revised $54.4bn […]

10 July 2015

Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH has signed a direct marketing agreement with Vattenfall for promotion of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The 400 megawatt (MW) Veja Mate offshore wind farm will operate 95 km North West from the island of Borkum and will be connected to the power grid via the existing Borwin 2 offshore […]

6 July 2015 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Along with 67 of its 6-megawatts direct drive offshore wind turbines, Siemens will also provide a 15-year service and maintenance to Veja Mate offshore wind farm, which is the largest ever wind service order for Siemens in Germany and the second largest globally. Siemens will provide an offshore service logistics concept, tailored specifically for far-shore projects […]

6 July 2015 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

JDR has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH to supply submarine composite power cables and related accessories as well as termination and testing services for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm.  The 67 Siemens 6 MW wind turbines will be inter-connected by an inner array grid of JDR-designed and manufactured 33 kV medium […]

2 July 2015 Business & Finance

SgurrEnergy, renewable energy consultancy, has supported Veja Mate offshore wind farm to financial close. The 400MW project, located in the German Exclusive Economic Zone of the North Sea, approximately 95km north of the island of Borkum, is being developed by Highland Group Holdings Ltd. and consists of 67 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines with associated monopile […]

2 July 2015 Wind Farm Update

A joint venture between Volker Stevin International and Boskalis, which was recently contracted for the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation, installation and testing of 67 foundations for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm, has chosen Bladt Industries and EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) for the supply of monopiles and transition pieces. EEW SPC will fabricate the 67 monopiles at their facilities […]

30 June 2015 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V and VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International) have been awarded a contract by Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German section of the North Sea. Both companies have a 50% share in the contract worth approximately EUR 500 million, which covers the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation, installation and […]

30 June 2015 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

A consortium including Highland Group Holdings Ltd., Siemens Financial Services and Copenhagen Infrastructure II, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, announced today that it arranged the successful financing of the 400 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm project, for a total project investment of EUR 1.9 billion. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm will operate 95 km North West from […]