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  • 4 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has issued a tender seeking corrective maintenance work for the Trianel Windpark Borkum offshore wind farm in Germany. The contractor will be in charge of the corrective maintenance and optional repair/refurbishment of major components such as gearboxes, generators, blade sets and rotor hubs. The tender also covers work on the MV converters, MV switchboards, main […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has returned to the Block Island offshore wind farm off Rhode Island with 100% American workforce to perform a maintenance campaign. Last week, the Endiprev USA team started working on the 30 MW Block Island, the first and currently only wind farm in US territorial waters. The project scope is to perform a mechanical […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Rovco has secured a contract by CWind for subsea work on the East Anglia ONE offshore wind project in the UK. The Rovco team, managed by CWind, will carry out a campaign of subsea inspection and survey work on all subsea structures, informing the maintenance of the turbine and substation foundations. The multi-million-pound project will […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Offshore wind farm operators could be facing O&M costs as high as €100,000 to €300,000 per year, per turbine, according to the latest Wind Energy Update Operations and Maintenance report. This figure could be spiked by an additional 20 percent over the short term, as innovative 5MW variable-speed and direct-drive designs enter the market. […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded CWind with a contract for subsea work on the East Anglia ONE offshore wind project. CWind will provide subsea maintenance of the foundations and offshore substation, subsea surveys, corrective maintenance, as well as pre-engineering studies. The three-year contract, worth up to GBP 8.2 million, will see the company’s staff working both […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) with a contract to provide scheduled maintenance at the East Anglia One offshore wind project. Under the GBP 5.6 million contract, JFMS will provide scheduled and corrective maintenance to the wind farm, with work including statutory inspections, equipment maintenance and structural integrity checks for components. The […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Avantha Group Company CG has been awarded a contract from the Belgian offshore wind farm operator Northwind to provide operation and maintenance services for the 216 MW wind farm offshore substation on the Lodewijk bank, 40 km off the Belgian coast. This prestigious order follows a previous contract won by CG at the Northwind offshore […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    With its 1.4 GW portfolio of renewable energy power plants under contract, including 30% growth in 2013, EDF Energies Nouvelles through EDF EN Services, its subsidiary dedicated to the Operations & Maintenance activities, has become utilities’ key partner for such services in the French market. At the same time, EDF Energies Nouvelles Group continues to […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project to Alstom. This project connects the North Sea wind farms to the mainland supergrid and has an investment volume of more than €1 billion. “With this project, we help to take the energy turnaround another step forward and make it possible for offshore wind energy […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Technology

    MacArtney has secured an order from Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group to develop an automated concept for Hub Generator Tightening Tool (HGT) to improve mechanisation and reduce human interaction in wind turbine maintenance. The HGT tool consists of two parts – a Turner tool that creates the rotation of the generator, and an automatic bolt […]

  • 9 October 2014

    Correction: It has come to our attention that the vessel passing by Offshore WIND’s office yesterday was not the Damen FCS 2008, but the 2610 type. Find the corrected article below. Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Damen FCS 2610 passing by our office at Las Palmas Building in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  Damen recently received an order from SeaZip for […]

  • 15 October 2013

    With four decades of experience, and providing a wide portfolio of Operations & Maintenance services in the oil & gas industry, Fabricom Offshore Services B.V. is still a relative newcomer to offshore wind. But it has been taken by hand by sister company Cofely Fabricom – which pioneered the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS) – and has adapted very quickly. The company, which is part of the Benelux Division […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    E.ON is expanding its service business in operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the UK.

  • 10 November 2015
    Technology

    Spanish company Laulagun Bearings, in collaboration with IK4-IKERLAN, has developed bearings for offshore wind turbines that are capable of self-diagnosis and of making their condition known to the wind turbine’s control system. This will help minimise damage and coincide maintenance work with times when it is possible to access the wind turbine, according to a press release […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Vessels

    ZITON’s self-propelled jack up vessel J/U Wind Server has returned to the Holyhead port from Morecambe Bay, where the vessel has been working in an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) role, helping to keep the 500+ wind turbines operating 24/7. ZITON, formerly known as DBB Jack-up Services, has been appointed by DONG Energy, Siemens and Vattenfall to carry out […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fyns Kran Udstyr A/S showcases solutions for lifting and handling of heavy wind turbine components at Husum WindEnergy, in hall B, stand no. 5B01D-7 Husum WindEnergy exhibition draws each year more than 36,000 visitors from 90 countries and 1,200 exhibiting companies. Fyns Kran Udstyr A/S is represented with a stand through the Danish Export Association, […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. In 2015, Siemens received an order for 67 of its 6MW class turbines for the 400MW wind farm. The agreement also includes all vessel operations and a 15-year service and maintenance contract. The […]

  • 24 April 2012

    On 6 April 2012, the last of the 51 turbines in Walney 2 exported its first power to the grid, and a big milestone in the project was reached. “We’ve completed the construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm within only two years.  This is a major achievement by the project team, and I […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Sweden’s SKF has developed an app-based turbine maintenance support system designed to improve inspection efficiency and reduce costs for frontline maintenance teams, while providing operators with real time data on turbine performance and reliability.  The SKF Enlight mobile and cloud based data collection combines the intuitive ease-of-use of an iOS or Android app, running on a standard mobile device, with […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    An Iberdrola-led industry based consortium has launched the ROMEO project aimed at reducing offshore wind O&M costs.

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and German company Multiversum have entered a partnership to provide pre-construction offshore wind measurement services as well as specific advice on fixed and floating LiDAR measurements. 

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Bergen Group AAK and Bladena ApS have established a cooperation agreement on future assignments towards the wind market, which opens for collaboration on deliveries to new installations, both offshore and onshore.

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has added a MacArtney generator rotation tool (GRT) to the portfolio of equipment securing long-term storage of SWT-6.0/7.0/8.0 nacelles with generators and hubs.

  • 3 July 2014

    Global wind turbine installations recently surpassed 300GW; with an increasing number of turbines coming off-warranty. MAKE Consulting said in its report that it expects an additional 300GW of capacity additions over the next 6 years, creating significant opportunities for the wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) sector. The addressable market of wind turbine operations and maintenance […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high potential for dire consequences. In order to achieve higher availability, reduce the risk of gear failure and lower the life cycle cost, DNV is inviting the industry to participate in […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has chosen the EWEA 2012 sector conference scheduled for 16-19 April in Copenhagen, Denmark, as the venue for the European launch of its major turbine components (gearbox, generator and blade) reconditioning services business. This new service, which the company already provides to Spain’s leading utilities and IPP’s, […]