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Wiking Helikopter Service has secured a contract by Siemens Gamesa for the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in Germany. The Germany-headquartered offshore flight specialist will provide helicopter crew change services to the project construction sites from its base in Emden. The 497MW Hohe See will comprise a total of 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines, which […]
Wiking Helikopter Service has won a multi-year contract to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) on BARD Offshore I, Butendiek, Nordergründe and Veja Mate offshore wind farms located in the German North Sea.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded Wiking Helikopter Service with a multi-year contract to support maintenance operations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland, which will comprise 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines.
Siemens Gamesa has awarded Wiking Helikopter Service with a long-term contract for helicopter hoist operations at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK, the Germany-based helicopter services provider informed.
WIKING Helikopter Service and Airbus Helicopters have signed a contract for two H145s, which will be used for the transfer of service technicians to offshore wind farms and sea pilots to ships, as well as for air rescue missions over the North Sea. The contract was signed on 1 June and the delivery of the first […]
Wiking Helikopter Service has secured a contract with TenneT to provide helicopter transport to all converter platforms, offshore wind farms and installation vessels in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea.
Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.
German offshore flight specialist Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus H145 helicopters configured for offshore use. The two helicopters will be used to drop off harbour pilots, fly air rescue missions over the North Sea, and transport service technicians to offshore wind farms, Wiking said. Crewed by two […]
Dong Energy contracted Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH for a job in German Bight. The German company will provide offshore helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) to offshore wind farms located in the North Sea. All Dong Energy’s existing and future offshore wind farms in this area are covered by this contract. Since its foundation in 1975, […]
Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark.
HeliOffshore, a safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry, has formed a new work group to focus the implementation of its safety strategy with regard to offshore wind farm support.
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 […]
RWE has carried out an emergency exercise at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany. The RWE team, together with partners, exercised an emergency rescue of an injured offshore worker on a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The crew on board the CTV, a rescue helicopter with pilots, a winch operator, ambulance and paramedics, and more […]
Following a two-day flight trial in late January, the H145 helicopter has proved its operational capabilities for offshore missions. Airbus Helicopters reported today that aviation companies Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH and HTM Offshore have tested its twin-engine multipurpose helicopter H145 in all the relevant fields of offshore operations. The flight test programme included missions such as approaching […]
DONG Energy's emergency response team honed its skills on Friday at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. "As part of this full-scale exercise, two crew vessels collided and four technicians fell overboard without the possibility of being rescued immediately. The simulated accident went ahead as planned and the dummies were rescued," DONG Energy said on its official […]
At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]
Siemens Gamesa has taken over operational control of the scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting of turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK, according to the project's latest Weekly Notice of Operations. Siemens Gamesa has engaged crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Seacat Mischief and Seacat Magic, as well as WIKING Helicopter's Airbus H145 to assist in the […]