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China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has received consent for a 216MW offshore wind farm off the northern coast of Dayu island, Daishan county. In November, the developer obtained a pre-approval from the Zhoushan Ocean and Fishery Bureau (ZSOAF) to use the area for an offshore wind project, with ZSOAF leaving a 20-day period for public comments. […]
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has delivered the Longyuan Zhenhua 3 jack-up vessel to Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering, a 50-50 joint venture between ZPMC and Jiangsu Longyuan Offshore Wind Power that will use the vessel for the installation of wind turbine components off China’s coast.
Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering has ordered an offshore wind installation platform with a lifting capacity of 2,500 tonnes from ZPMC.
ZPMC has announced its first official step in developing a 4,500KJ hydraulic pile hammer for large scale offshore wind turbine foundation which will, according to the company, break the ongoing foreign technological monopoly in the sector and provide for further improvement in marine equipment and marine resources development capacity of China.
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has won a contract to construct and install the booster station for the 300MW Three Gorges Dafeng offshore wind farm located in the East China Sea.
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) launched a new self-propelled offshore wind installation vessel on 28 October. The vessel, named Longyuan Zhenhua 3, has a lifting capacity of 2,000t and a maximum lifting height of 120m.
ZPMC informed on Friday that it had recently won a contract to build, transport, install and commission an Offshore Booster Station for the 200MW Longyuan Dafeng offshore wind farm.
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 […]
The Technology and Construction Court in London has ruled that cracking discovered on some of the 140 monopiles built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Ltd (ZPMC) for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm ”was largely a result of various failures by ZPMC to maintain correct preheat temperature of the welds to the monopiles.” The Facts Fluor […]
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry (ZPMC) has been contracted to carry out offshore wind installation work in Taiwan. The company has signed a framework cooperation deal with an offshore wind developer SWE Green & Sustainable, which plans to erect more than 30 wind turbines off the Taiwanese coast by 2020, according to Chinese media. At the end of last yeear, ZPMC signed a 5-year […]
Offshore Logistics Company (OLC), a subsidiary of RWE Innogy GmbH (RWE), has signed a 5 year bareboat charter for their offshore construction vessel, Friedrich Ernestine, with the Chinese joint venture company ZPMC Profundo Wind Energy Co.,Ltd. The vessel will mobilise to the Far East in early 2015 to commence operations in the Chinese and Asian […]
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has signed a contract with CCCC Third Harbor Engineering for the construction of China’s most advanced wind farm installation vessel. The vessel with a 1000-ton capacity will be equipped with the latest jack up system developed by ZPMC. It will feature a hydraulic lifting system that uses cylindrical legs enabling […]
On October 20, “Longyuan Zhenhua II” 800-ton jack-up wind power installation platform was launched successfully. It is China’s largest of this kind, and was independently designed and fabricated by ZPMC. As the company’s 2nd offshore wind power installation engineering vessel, the platform has been up to international standards in terms of design, fabrication and operation […]
Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering (Longyuan Zhenhua) has signed two new offshore wind contracts in China, one for two met masts off the Guandong province and the other for construction works on a project in the Liaoning province.
Guangdong Yuedian Qujie Wind Power has invested CNY 3.74 billion (approx. EUR 482 million) in the construction of the first phase of China’s Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo offshore wind farm, according to Chinese stock exchange websites.
Two Siemens 4MW turbines were installed off Taiwanese coast in October, representing the completion of the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, which is set to comprise 32 turbines by 2019. Both the foundations and turbines were installed by using the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE Offshore […]
Bladt Industries: Uniform Jacket Foundation Design Would Save Money (Interview) A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. ZPMC Found Responsible for Greater Gabbard Monopile Cracks The Technology and […]
Elisa Floats Self-Installing Offshore Wind Turbine Researchers gathered around the EU-funded Elisa Project have developed an offshore wind turbine system that can be completely pre-assembled and pre-commissioned in controlled harbour conditions. The Big League Offering Lowest Offshore Wind Prices (Interview with Vattenfall) When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a […]
A2SEA is currently planning the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1, scheduled to start in June 2016. The foundations and turbines will be installed by M/V Torben, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine. A2SEA is operating the vessel under a bareboat charter with a team of A2SEA crew. […]
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 […]
A2SEA has signed a contract to install two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1, developed by Swancor/Formosa Wind Power CO., Ltd. The foundations and turbines will be installed from June 2016 by the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE. A2SEA will be responsible for ship management […]
Longyuan Zhenhua Offshore Engineering, a joint venture between Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry (ZPMC) and Jiangsu Longyuan Power Group, has won a contract to install 38 Siemens 4MW wind turbines off Rudong, Jiangsu for (China General Nuclear Power Group) CGN. The contract is worth CNY 160 million (USD 25.6 million) and covers work that will be done over some nine months. […]
IHC Hydrohammer, a business unit of the Dutch based Royal IHC, recently commissioned the S-1800 Hydrohammer with 5.5m Pile Guiding for the Chinese offshore wind market. Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering, a joint venture between ZPMC and Longyuan, is using the S-1800 hydraulic piling hammer to drive flanged monopiles for the Longyuan Jiangsu Rudong Offshore Wind Farm into the […]
TenneT Invites Tenders for BorWin4 TenneT-owned DC-Netz BorWin4 GmbH is inviting tenders for BorWin4 connection system located in the North Sea. Trianel Wind Farm Borkum Commissioning Pushed to 2015 The initial testing of the link between Trianel Wind Farm Borkum’s transformation platform and TenneT’s transformation platform “DolWin 1” failed. Seatower to Load Out Foundation from […]
Alstom Taking Big Offshore Wind Steps (Interview Part 1) At the WindEnergy event held last week in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with its latest technology development and expansion of its offshore wind […]
Fluor has taken a second legal action in relation with Greater Gabbard offshore wind project, as the engineering company recently filed a lawsuit against Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry (ZPMC), requesting a compensation in an amount of GBP 250 million. Fluor claims that it suffered significant financial losses due to low quality of ZPMC’s work, which reflected in delivery delays […]