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  • 6 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, has arrived from China to Amsterdam and is currently preparing for her first venture into offshore wind.

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities

    DECC secretary Ed Davey has granted consent for 660MW Walney 3 offshore wind farm. Even though the consent approved up to 750MW wind farm comprising up to 207 wind turbines, the developer, Dong Energy, decided to scale it down to 660MW. The wind farm is located 19km off Walney Island in Cumbria and will be […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Vessels

    DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service held a naming ceremony for the advanced cable installation vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle, UK, on 3 May. The Maersk Connector was built by Damen to a bespoke DeepOcean specification. She was delivered in cooperation with the vessel owner, Maersk Supply Service, and is on a long term charter to […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Vessels

    Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel VOS Start has arrived at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, after completing a two-year charter for MHI Vestas. VOS Start began work for MHI Vestas in August 2017 at the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, after which it supported the commissioning phase of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany last spring. Most […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, including five contracts for offshore wind projects. In April, the Government revealed eight awarded projects, which include offshore wind farms, coal to biomass conversion plants and dedicated biomass plants with combined heat and power. Together, they represent […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern is ready to tackle the largest turbines currently in the market after completing a crane boom extension at Damen Shipyard in Amsterdam.

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) with offshore substation transportation and installation contracts for Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension offshore wind farms. The contracts cover the transportation and installation of up to 5 platforms that will support the power transmission of the three offshore wind farms. For the execution of […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind terminal at the Belfast Harbour, Ireland, handled 305,000 tonnes of wind farm components in 2017, representing a record since it opened in 2013.

  • 4 January 2016

    Samso Turbine Breaks Off and Crashes into Sea Denmark’s Samso offshore wind farm, also known as Paludans Flak, is out of action after one of the turbines collapsed and crashed into the sea early Saturday morning, Søren Hermansen, Director of the Samso Energy Academy, confirmed to Offshore WIND. Photo of the Day: Port of Esbjerg’s […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the approval from the German consenting authority ‘Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie’ (BSH), DONG Energy placed an order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project, marking the largest ever order for the wind turbine manufacturer.

  • 6 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the Race Bank offshore wind farm set sail to the UK on 5 March, ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants reported.

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported DKK 3.6 billion operating profit (EBITDA) from its offshore wind farms in operation in the first quarter of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 13% mainly driven by a ramp-up in generation from the Borkum Riffgrund 2 and the Walney Extension wind farms. Power generation from offshore and onshore wind increased by 31% […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dong Energy has contracted SPT Offshore for the structural and geotechnical design of suction bucket foundations for potentially five transformer substations, namely Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension. The 4 suction buckets will potentially form the foundation of 4-leg jackets supporting high-voltage transmission substations weighing approx. 2500 ton each. The water depths vary […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities

    Dong Energy welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Benj Sykes, Dong Energy Vice President of UK Wind Power, said: “Development consent for Hornsea Project One is very welcome. This is an exciting project that will be […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will make the final investment decision on the 1.2 GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm within the next few weeks, the utility’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire told Bloomberg.  Hornsea Project One, comprising 240 turbines, is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire coast and covers approximately 407 square kilometers. It is expected to enter into […]

  • 1 September 2017

    MHI Vestas Turbine Catches Fire at Østerild Test Centre An MHI Vestas V164 wind turbine has caught fire at the Østerild – National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Denmark. E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Vessels

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Seajacks Scylla on sea trials, which began this month.  Seajacks Scylla went on her seatrials at the beginning of October, before being delivered to its owner by the end of the year. The vessel, built at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje Yard in South Korea, is equipped with a 1500t leg-encircling crane, incorporates […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder and ship designer Damen has launched the first ever Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type of vessel developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine.

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    German heavy lift specialist SAL Heavy Lift GmbH is closing its SAL Offshore B.V. business unit in Delft, the Netherlands.

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    In an effort to cut down the cost of offshore wind energy as much as possible, Dong Energy is investing in bigger offshore wind turbines and plans to take it to the next level. Apart from using massive high-capacity wind turbines, Dong also aims to diversify its supplier list, on which Siemens has been its Number One so far, […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the eleventh MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea on 26 May, which was the 100th MHI Vestas V164 turbine model to be installed worldwide. 

  • 13 November 2015

    Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the installation of wind turbines at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. Also, MMT has been contracted to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspections and removal MMT along the export cable routes and within […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The walk-to-work vessel Wind Innovation is currently deployed at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany, where a wind turbine upgrade campaign is under way. During the last week of April, the vessel mobilised for the project at DHSS support base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, according to DHSS. The Wind Innovation arrived to […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded Vroon’s VOS Start with a contract to support the commissioning phase of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from spring 2018.