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  • 7 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    In just a few weeks, a remarkable new Fugro trenching system will start its first offshore deployment, working for Centrica on the 270MW, 75-turbine Lincs offshore windfarm. Fugro-Salt Subsea of Aberdeen has already run a series of successful jetting and cutting trials with the first of its state of-the-art Q1400 machines built by Soil Machine […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been awarded a record contract worth approximately 800 million Euro, the highest value ever awarded in the cable business, for the development of Western HVDC Link, a new submarine High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnector between Scotland and England. The whole […]

  • 30 November 2016
    R&D

    As a result of major transformations in the global energy system that will take place over the next decades, renewables and natural gas are the big winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040, according to the latest edition of the World Energy Outlook, published by International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA today presented […]

  • 15 October 2015

    On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

    On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy. “Let’s get started with building the new power grid!” Merkel told ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, who was briefing her on how […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Technology

    Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was near the Port of Rostock where the first German commercial offshore wind farm, EnBW Baltic 1, was erected in 2010 and it also served as one of the base ports for Kriegers Flak. Although […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      E.ON, RWE and WindMW today presented their plans for the construction of a base for the maintenance and operation of their offshore wind farms planned in the German North Sea. The plans provide for the development of the southern port of Helgoland to create a service and operating station. To this end, a total […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The consortium partner Petrofac, with over 30 years of experience as a leading […]

  • 1 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is designing a suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW each […]

  • 31 May 2013

    WINDFORCE has been a fixed date in the calendars of national and international experts in the offshore wind energy industry for the past nine years. Many have registered again this year to attend the German offshore wind conference. “We are very pleased that we can welcome more than 650 participants to this year’s WINDFORCE in […]

  • 29 January 2017

    Choosing the best deck layout is crucial to the efficiency of the operational and service quality of any offshore installation vessel. Therefore, IHC IQIP is becoming increasingly involved in the handling of structures and piles on deck of installation vessels.

  • 20 September 2019

    When it was first introduced to the maritime market, Damen’s Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 – the successor to the FCS 2610 – hit the headlines for many reasons. Stepless and safe crew transfers, increased passenger capacity and an optimised hull are all pieces of the puzzle that illustrate the evolving design. All in all, […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port.  As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Technology

    At this year’s Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Minimising the impacts of underwater noise from piling activities is an important environmental issue. Foundations for offshore wind farms require piling, either heavy piling for monopiles or piling to a lighter degree for jackets. Up to now the offshore wind industry has used hammers to carry out this work. Dutch engineering company Dieseko Group is […]

  • 11 November 2016

    Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

  • 1 June 2015

    Dutch offshore wind solutions provider Seawind has developed a novel 6.2MW two-bladed upwind turbine with a 126 metre rotor diameter, plus additional technology for bottom-fixed and floating installations together aimed at driving down the cost of energy decisively. Offshore WIND spoke with chief technical officer Silvestro Caruso about product design philosophy, dedicated technology features and […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Institute for Energy Research (IER), based in Washington, D.C., recently published an article on offshore wind energy’s financial viability in New Jersey, appraised through Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project, which had been rejected by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for being too expensive. Written by Landon Stevens, IER Policy Associate: […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Bow Terminal had their first load out of  jacket piles for the project Sylwin last Monday. The 106-meter jacket piles were built at the Nordic Yards, where the top side and platform of the substation was built. Last year, Seaway Heavy Lifting won a contract to transport and install the Sylwin Alpha jacket and transmission […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Siemens has announced that the connection of a German offshore wind farm in the North Sea will be delayed. Namely, the latest soil tests showed that the Sylwin 1 transformer platform will need deeper mooring. “The transformer platform for the wind farm Sylwin 1 off the coast of the island of Sylt will be delayed […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sylwin Alpha jacket leaving Eemshaven on Eide Barge 33. The Sylwin Alpha jacket will be installed by Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov. The jacket structure is a part of the Sylwin Alpha transformer platform, which will transform and transmit up to 864 MW of energy generated by the […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a contract related to HVDC cable laying for the Sylwin 1 project in German waters. Prior to the installation of the cable, using the DP2 vessel,Vos Sweet, OMM cleared the route proposed for the 160km (77 miles) high-voltage direct current export cable that will connect the new wind parks […]