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  • 16 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the Rampion Operations and Maintenance base at Newhaven Port is now underway, E.ON reports.

  • 14 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool Mail reports that the construction on the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm stopped after one of the legs of a mobile platform got trapped in the seabed mud. EDF Energy Renewables, which confirmed this information, is working with the contractor Van Oord UK to free the leg in order to proceed with the construction. The […]

  • 10 January 2012

    While the launch of the first 20 metre wind farm service vessel will take place next week a second 20 metre wind farm service vessel is also under construction. All frames and longitudinal stiffening is being fitted at present. Delivery date is July, 2012. Also at their Yard they are constructing a 24 metre steel […]

  • 2 September 2013

    From mid-October 2013, E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH will start the construction of the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm via the offshore base port of Cuxhaven. The wind farm, located northwest of Helgoland, will comprise 80 Siemens’ 3.6 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbines and will have a capacity of 288 MW. The main components of the foundation […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polish businessman Jan Kulczyk has applied for the permission to construct an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, writes news portal. Kulczyk’s energy company, Polenergia, is keeping silent about the four offshore wind projects it has. However, chairman of Polenergia, Dariusz Mioduski, stated that the company has filed an application to the state-owned […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    German industry is planning to invest in construction and modernization of 84 large power generation plants. The capacity of planned and installed projects is 42,000 megawatts with the total investment volume of more than EUR 60 billion. Some 69 plants out of the 84 projects are undergoing permitting process. The remaining 15 projects are still […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The Blue Offshore management team announced that it has succesfully finalised the construction phase of the company’s first self-owned cable carousel system, Turntable I. Turntable I has positively passed Factury Acceptance Testing (FAT) to ensure it meets the design and performs as required. Turntable I was designed by the Blue Offshore in-house engineering department in […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to the regional power grid. Approval of the project’s transmission cables and interconnection substation by the EFSB, […]

  • 22 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The country’s first pilot offshore wind farm was constructed in 2008. The Shanghai East Sea Bridge Offshore Wind Farm has a total installed…   [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, March 19, 2010;

  • 29 May 2013

    RWE’s Nordsee Ost wind farm will be erected in 22 to 25 metre deep water, 35 kilometres northwest of the island of Heligoland and 40 kilometres west of Amrum, covering a total area of some 24 square kilometres.  First foundations at the wind farm site have already been installed by the offshore installation vessel Victoria […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Construction Associates (OCA) has won a contract to provide installation management services for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. The contract follows 12 months of support by OCA’s UK business and is expected to create jobs and further employment opportunities in Boston and other locations in the U.S. until at least […]

  • 13 October 2015

    Ulstein has introduced its S182 design, a new dynamically positioned multipurpose construction vessel suitable for shallow water operations. The company said that the main design driver was to develop a very CAPEX friendly DP vessel with good capabilities to support various offshore operations, including cable lay and offshore construction. The vessel is capable of supporting a […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The main DanTysk construction campaign in 2014 has kicked off as of Friday. The harbor of Esbjerg is currently a hub of activities, as the vessel Pacific Osprey has arrived there – timely for loading of the first turbines. The first 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens were loaded onto the installation vessel. Vessel and harbor crew ensured safe and […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Administrative Tribunal of Sicily (Il Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Sicilia – TAR) has revoked a construction permit granted by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) for the 137MW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Gela off Sicily’s southern coast.

  • 14 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    It is ever more evident that Windreich AG has turned out to be the cornerstone of the energy transition’s success. Willi Balz, CEO of Windreich AG said: “While BARD, EnBW, Dong and, most recently, RWE announce delays or project halts, our projects, led by Global Tech I and MEG 1, are running as planned. All […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Cuxhaven is planning to strengthen its position as a location for offshore wind energy with a million euro investment. The mooring in the port should be prepared for the so-called jack-up vessels, said on Thursday the State Agency for Water Management, Coastal Defence and Nature Conservation in the North. The ships will be used to […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The construction of the offshore wind farm Global Tech I will start soon. After an intensive two-year planning period, the project company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH will start the construction of the foundations and substation in the coming weeks. The substation will be shipped directly from the shipyard in Rotterdam to the construction […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Shortly after the construction work commenced on EDF Energy’s Teesside Wind Farm, they faced a problem. Constant banging of the hydraulic hammer that is driving monopiles into the seabed is bothering locals, reports Gazette Live. Some of residents said that the banging sound could be heard in their homes and even in the town centre. […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Buchan area committee raised no objections to request by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) on Tuesday. Namely, the offshore wind farm developer asked to proceed with work on New Deer substations earlier than planned, writes The Press and Journal. Last week MORL submitted a report to councillors as part of the applications. […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Sabik, a specialist in sea marking for offshore wind farms, has successfully executed the order for buoyage at the construction site of the DolWin beta converter station. Together with Boskalis Offshore, the company deployed four buoys within less than 24 hours. With the completion of the protected area construction of the converter station DolWin beta can […]