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  • 12 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction works on Ideol’s Floatgen project have started this month, as announced in June,with the wind turbine and most of the mooring system components now unloaded at the Saint-Nazaire port and the barge on which the construction is taking place already in position at Quai des Charbonniers. Le Béon Manufacturing is supplying the material needed for anchoring Floatgen, based […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 27 March. The work will be carried out by the heavy lift vessel Stanislav Yudin, recently equipped with NAMI’s purpose built 700-tonne Pile Installation Frame (PIF).

  • 6 November 2015

    EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) has won a deal for a 332MW Nordsee One wind farm, located 32 kilometres north of the Island of Juist. The German company will be in charge of monitoring and safeguarding the wind farm construction area of 41.3 km² between the traffic separation area Terschelling-German Bight and German Bight western […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore works have started off Aberdeen Bay in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), the project company, Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), informed. The geotechnical site investigation will take place at each of the EOWDC’s 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed, with the data acquired being used […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    SgurrEnergy has been awarded a three-year construction monitoring contract for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The construction monitoring appointment follows a one-year role as lenders’ technical advisor for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited and participating lenders, in which SgurrEnergy supported the project to financial close. SgurrEnergy will also be providing operational support for the […]

  • 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

    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 […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Seacat Services has won a contract to provide two offshore energy support vessels (OESVs) for the construction phase of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The two OESVs will provide crew transfer and logistical support at the 857MW project and will be operating out of the new construction and operation base in the Port […]

  • 5 December 2012

    SDE, which builds and constructs sea  wave power plants, lately shipped a second sea wave power plant to China, according to an agreement of $ 0.8 million. Recently a new agreement of $ 1.2 million was signed under which SDE will construct two additional power plants of 500kW each. The partnership registered a local Chinese company with the […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE will start building the Galloper offshore wind farm next month, after the final investment decision was made with three new partners on board for the project. UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), Siemens Financial Services and Macquarie Capital have joined RWE Innogy in becoming 25% joint equity partners of the 336MW offshore wind project off the coast […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is complete: 100 kilometres from the German coast and occupying an area half the size of Bremerhaven the offshore wind power station now stands with 80 turbines of the 5 megawatt class (AREVA Wind M5000-116) and the farm’s own transformer station. At present, only the […]

  • 11 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Narec has awarded a framework contract to Shepherd Construction for the building of three new facilities to house new test rigs for full scale wind and marine prototype devices: * Project Nautilus, a 3MW drive train test rig, will de-risk in-field activities by allowing Narec to perform certification activities, reliability and performance appraisal of new […]

  • 14 April 2011

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm…   (seajacks) [mappress] Source: seajacks, April 14, 2011

  • 21 January 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has constructed the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which is one of the largest construction projects in Denmark. The wind farm site is approx. 20km long and approx. 5km wide and covers an area four times the size of the island of Anholt. More than 100 vessels were involved in the construction, and more […]

  • 20 March 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 […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater wind provided an update on their wind farm project off the coast of Block Island at AWEA Offshore Windpower 2014 event yesterday . Jeff Grybowski, CEO of Deepwater Wind said: “We are nine months away from the installation of our first foundations.” According to some media, Grybowski has just returned from the negotiations for […]

  • 21 July 2016

    Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest has applied its multi-channel seismic system for surveys that allowed the construction of the Arkona offshore wind project to be on time despite changes to the wind farm design. The modified project plan incorporated 60 turbines instead of 80 because of the switch to the larger […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has begun work for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium, according to the company’s latest report. Sif is responsible for producing the monopiles for the 487MW project and, in a joint venture with Smulders, for the manufacture of transition pieces. The Dutch company said it plans to begin works […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium comprising EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd has launched the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, following the finalisation of agreements with its financial partners. French transmission system operator RTE will start onshore construction works this month. RTE is responsible for connecting the wind farm from the substation to the coast, […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    30 monopile foundations and 14 inter-array cables have so far been installed on the 752MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, Ørsted said. Located some 23 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland, Borssele 1 + 2 will comprise 94 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines scheduled to be operational by […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has provided an update on the ongoing offshore construction work at the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, saying that all activities are going according to plans. So far, DEME’s installation vessel Innovation has installed 73 out of the 94 monopile foundations at the site some […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Construction has completed steel construction on all of the monopiles for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm at its plant in Rostock, Germany. 72 monopiles are now structurally ready and the next step is to coat the units, some of which are up to 65.6 metres long. This work should be completed […]

  • 16 January 2012

    China is set to construct its largest offshore wind farm in Leting County, reports Xinhua. 100 wind turbines of 3MW each will be installed at USD 914 million wind farm in Bohai Sea near Puti Island. This project will harness 300MW of Leting County’s offshore wind resources. China has potential 750GW of offshore wind power, […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Environment, R&D

    Scheduling wind farm construction activities in the Maryland Wind Energy Area (WEA) to take place during summer months, from June to September, could reduce the likelihood of disturbance to harbour porpoises, according to a new study.

  • 31 October 2013

    The LORC nacelle testing facility, LNT, is under construction and the work is on track. The hall, which will house the most advanced indoor tests of full-scale wind turbine nacelles is complete with the removable roofs ready to be installed. The foundation upon which the powerful machinery will be placed has been cast and the […]