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17 October 2017 Vessels

Seazip Offshore Service has posted a photo taken from its service vessel Seazip 3, showing commissioning works at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk.

10 October 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed 28 out of 56 turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, innogy reported via social media.

3 October 2017 Vessels

Although the yard cannot confirm a name change, Aeolus 2.0 is certainly busy downloading a hardware package for an upgrade at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Schiedam, the Offshore WIND team who visited the vessel in Schiedam reports.

1 October 2017 Contracts & Tenders

DEME Tries to Take Possession of Unfinished Living Stone from LaNaval Shipyard Belgium’s DEME Group has attempted to take possession of the advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone, currently under construction at the financially troubled LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, and tow the vessel to another location where the delayed construction could be completed. Wiking […]

27 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean's wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed the twenty-fourth out of fifty-six turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk.

20 September 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

An offshore substation built for the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm has been loaded onto a barge in Bremerhaven and is en route to the installation site in the German North Sea.

14 August 2017 Vessels

All Coast, a provider of liftboats to the U.S. oil and gas industry, has announced that it will add a new vessel to its fleet with which it will enter the U.S. offshore wind market. The vessel will be used for installation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. 

16 July 2017

Offshore WIND's most read news from 10 to 16 July 2017.

10 July 2017 R&D, Technology, Vessels

A 1:200 scale model of the SOUL wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a joint development of SeaOwls and Ulstein Design & Solutions, is currently being tested at the PEUTZ test facility in the Netherlands.

28 June 2017

VBMS has published a photo of its cable laying vessels Stemat Spirit and Ndurance working at the Galloper offshore wind farm, while Seajacks Hydra is accommodating the personnel at the wind farm site.

23 May 2017

Innogy UK yesterday posted the first photo of the first wind turbine installed last week at the Galloper offshore wind farm. 

19 May 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels

VBMS today shared photos of its three cable-laying vessels: Stemat Spirit, Ndurance and Ndeavor, currently carrying out the inter-array and export cable installation project at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.

17 May 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens team onboard the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed the first of the fifty-six 6MW Siemens turbines on the 336MW Galloper wind farm off Suffolk.

15 May 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca arrived some 27 kilometres off Suffolk in the afternoon hours of Sunday, 14 May to kick off the installation of the 56 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind.

4 May 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has arrived to the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to load Siemens wind turbine components ahead of her first trip to the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm.

30 April 2017 Contracts & Tenders

Belgium Considers Hitting Offshore Wind Reset Button Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media. Bourbon to Install First French […]

25 April 2017 Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Danish steel structures specialist Nicon Industries has completed the mobilisation of the wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Orca in Esbjerg as the jack-up prepares for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm project.

21 April 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Vroon Offshore Service's platform supply vessel (PSV) VOS Prelude has joined MPI Offshore's wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Discovery and another Vroon's PSV, VOS Prime, on the 400MW Rampion offshore wind project off the south coast of England.

7 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

On 6 April, first inter-array cable was installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK, according to innogy UK.

27 March 2017

Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

6 March 2017 Technology, Vessels

Bosch Rexroth has received an order from GustoMSC to engineer, manufacture and commission a drive and control system for GustoMSC's continuous jacking system (CJS) model to be installed on a Japanese wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).

12 February 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Dutch MPs Call For Extension of 2023 Offshore Wind Capacity Target The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has received a motion to look into the possibility of adding new offshore wind farm zones to the country’s list of projects scheduled for commissioning by 2023. Taiwan Gets Complete Offshore Wind Development Guidelines ITPEnergised (ITPE), Ramboll […]

5 February 2017

The free deck area on board a wind farm installation vessel is, of course, a finite space which is defined by the length and beam of the vessel when it was built. The area that is accessible to the vessel’s cranes installed in the shipyard is also finite, defined by the position of the crane […]

26 December 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels

Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering has ordered a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC). The wind turbine installation vessel will be 101 metres long, 43 metres wide, with a draft of 8.4 metres. The vessel will have a lifting capacity of 2,000 tons and will be delivered in 2018, ZPMC said. This is the […]

21 December 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MPI Offshore's wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Enterprise has completed the installation of 18 6.2M126 Senvion turbines at the Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the North Sea. After installing all of the 18 foundations at the site, the MPI Enterprise erected the first wind turbine at the 110.7MW Nordergründe in August. Nordergründe is situated in water up to ten metres in […]

16 November 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, has been contracted by E.ON Climate & Renewables for the first gearbox exchange on the 302MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm located some 35 kilometers north of the Heligoland in the North Sea. The scope of work includes the exchange of a single gearbox, accommodation and supporting […]