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  • 17 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, started onshore substation works at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, on Monday, 17 October. The programme for constructing the substation and associated cabling works has begun with work to prepare and secure the site including establishing temporary staff facilities and an access route on site for […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola officially launched the construction of its Wikinger offshore wind farm today. Components for the foundations have been manufactured and the installation will commence in the coming days. The work will be done by using the installation vessel Giant 7, which is currently being mobilized in Rostock, where another ship with the first 32 foundation […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    Gondan Shipbuilders has started the construction of two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for Østensjø Rederi. In October 2019, Østensjø Rederi signed a letter of intent for the construction of four CSOVs to meet the increasing demand in the offshore wind market. According to the latest information from the Norwegian company, that order is now for […]

  • 17 August 2011

      In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Redsun Developments started building its Turbine Business Park in Birkenhead, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND this afternoon.  Turbine Business Park involves redevelopment of a 5 acre site on the A41 in Birkenhead, which has been derelict for many years. Redsun is delivering over 90,000sqft of energy efficient workspace units in two phases. The first of two phases […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta project is now entering its final phase of construction at the Drydocks World yard in Dubai, with 2.5 million man hours without lost time incidents. This outstanding HSE result has been celebrated at Aibel’s subcontractor Drydocks World. “Behind the result is a lot of hard work. But even though we’re excited about […]

  • 12 August 2015

    Atlantic Wind Transfers, the commercial wind support services arm of Rhode Island Fast Ferry, today joins local boat builder Blount Boats and offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind for an official Ribbon Cutting ceremony and to tour the first offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel in the US currently under construction. The event at the Blount […]

  • 5 April 2013

    On an area of 30.000 square meters, DONG Energy, the world’s market leader in offshore wind, is building a new location. The harbour in Norddeich will primarily be used for construction supervision and secondary as base for the service and maintenance of the German offshore wind farms. From Norddeich, the crew vessels will sail out […]

  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform has left Heerema Fabrication Group’s construction site in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands, and was loaded onto a barge. According to Elia, the topside left the construction site this morning, which represents the first step in the journey towards its final destination in the Belgian North Sea. The topside will […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    40 per cent of the turbine foundations are now in place at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy said.

  • 8 February 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bremenports GmbH & Co. KG, backed by local authorities, has invited tenders for marine civil engineering works on Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB).  The works include the construction of the terminal (quay and hinterland), spare anchor, terminal access, and retrofitting protection dyke, along with the associated mitigation measures. The OTB, to be built in the southern area of […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the 15 foundation structures for the Kentish Flats Extension project is underway. The boat landing sections which will provide access to the turbine and external working platforms are being completed. One of the external working platforms has just received its third coating of corrosion protection and the first monopile awaits load out and […]

  • 23 February 2012

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 17 September 2013

    West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a project which is a joint development between ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy, is currently under construction in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. At the beginning of September, CT Offshore announced that it was halfway through the project with […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Hexicon has submitted an application to the Scottish Government, seeking a license to construct and operate its Dounreay Trì Floating Wind Demonstration Project, located approximately 6km off Dounreay, Scotland. According to the government’s website, the application documents were filed in October. The construction application follows a scoping report submitted to Marine Scotland in January. The Dounreay Trì […]

  • 31 March 2011

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland Lord Andrew Dunlop visited  Nigg Energy Park this week to hear how Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) will help boost the local and national economy to the tune of GBP 680 million, SSE reports. The UK minister was welcomed by representatives from BOWL and Global Energy Group, the owners […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Blauwwind consortium has achieved financial close on the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farms in the Netherlands, moving the project to the construction phase, with the main offshore works due to start in the fourth quarter of 2019. 

  • 19 April 2011

    Offshore terminal for the shipment of large wind turbines in the ferry port Sassnitz is currently under construction. (trading-house) [mappress] Source: trading-house, April 19, 2011;

  • 11 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State dismissed eight objections filed against the final permits for Windpark Fryslân and thus cleared the way for the construction of the project in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer near Breezanddijk in the Netherlands.

  • 3 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper’s offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase.  RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]

  • 28 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels.   In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Wpd, the developer of the Taiwanese Yunlin offshore wind farm, has awarded CWind Taiwan with a contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which will support the project’s two-year construction phase. The vessel operator will deploy CWind Phantom for crew transfer during construction works. The 27-metre CTV, built in 2015 and officially named in 2017, […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Danish Energinet has begun the construction of the onshore converter station for the Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The 740km HVDC link will connect Revsing in South Jutland, Denmark, and Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire, UK. Munck Supply Lines is set to begin installing the land cable in the late summer of 2021 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Technology

    SeaPlanner, SeaRoc Group’s marine management system, has been selected to support the construction of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. SeaRoc said that the agreement is part of its strategic partnership with Mercuries Data System (MDS), which is contracted to deliver communications and marine coordination software and hardware for the 640MW project. SeaPlanner will be used […]