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  • 27 May 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Block Island offshore wind farm foundations at the Gulf Island Fabrications construction site in Louisiana. The construction phase of what is to be the first US offshore wind farm commenced last month. Specialty Diving Services is one of the contractors which will manufacture components of the foundation substructures. The […]

  • 21 May 2015

    The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2015 is now open. With over 13,500 offshore professionals and more than 650 exhibiting companies another great event is expected. Next to the exhibition that covers 4 massive halls at Amsterdam RAI more than 80 speakers representing some of the biggest players in the offshore energy industry will […]

  • 21 May 2015

    The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2015 is now open. With over 13,500 offshore professionals and more than 650 exhibiting companies another great event is expected. Next to the exhibition that covers 4 massive halls at Amsterdam RAI more than 80 speakers representing some of the biggest players in the offshore energy industry will […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: A look back on Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm.  Dong Energy has posted the image showing one of the foundations that was installed at the offshore wind farm, as the countdown to installing the final wind turbine begins. In February, power from the first turbine was exported to the national […]

  • 19 May 2015

    TenneT will hold a converter station Open Day in Heede on Saturday, May 23, when three converter stations for grid connection projects DolWin1, DolWin2 and DolWin3 will be visited. TenneT has realized a total of twelve offshore grid connection projects, six of which are already in operation, two more are expected to follow in 2015, and the […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: The first foundation at Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm. Earlier this month, GeoSea’s offshore wind installation vessel Neptune installed the first foundation at Vattenfall’s 49.5MW project. This will be followed by the erection of the 139.6-metre high wind turbines with all turbines scheduled to be deployed by July […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Vessels

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat was called out yesterday morning when a yacht sent out a Mayday distress call off the Lincolnshire coast. The two-man crew of the yacht Dolphin of Rhu were on passage from Wells, on the Norfolk coast, to Grimsby when they began taking on water and suffered engine failure about […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: View from one of the first turbines installed at Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. The photo was taken as the first batch of turbines is undergoing a quality inspection. The wind farm, located 23 kilometers off the coast of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, comprises 43 turbines with total capacity of […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Westermeerwind wind farm reaches a half point in the foundation installation. Namely, the ‘De Schelde’ pontoon, topped by a Liebherr crane 11350, installed the 24th foundation pile yesterday. The 35-meter long foundation piles, weighing around 250 tons, are being transported from Vlissingen to the project site, 500m from the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Vessels

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Vessels

    Esvagt’s latest service operation vessel (SOV), ESVAGT FARADAY, goes to work for Siemens Wind Power Service today. The first SOV, ESVAGT FROUDE, left on contract on February 18th, also to work for Siemens Wind Power. Siemens has chartered ESVAGT FROUDE for a five year contract to service the field and transport personnel during the constructing and operation of the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Vessels

    Esvagt held an Open Ship day on ESVAGT FARADAY on April 6. All employees with families were invited. More than 800 people showed up, so the crew had a busy day showing guests around and answering questions. ESVAGT FARADAY, the second SOV (Service Operation Vessel) custom built to service offshore wind farms, arrived at its home port in Esbjerg […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Vessels

    ESVAGT FARADAY arrived at its home port in Esbjerg on Monday, March 30. The vessel will be docked there until she goes to work for Siemens Wind Power on April 8.  ESVAGT FARADAY sailed from the shipyard in Leirvik at 22:15 on March 28 and set course towards Esbjerg. It is the second SOV (Service Operation Vessel), custom built to service offshore wind […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Vessels

    Offshore WIND‘s photo of the day: Heavy lift vessel Svanen in Rotterdam, accompanied by the cable laying vessel Nexus.  A few days ago, Van Oord’s offshore wind installation vessels, Svanen and Nexus, were lodged in front of Offshore WIND‘s (Navingo) office in Wilhelminakade, Rotterdam. Hans Elbers from Fotovlieger has caught our visitors on camera from a different angle unveiling a whole […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Vessels

    A crew transfer vessel deployed at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark, ANHOLT WIND, celebrated 1,000 days without an Lost Time Injury (LTI) on February 2. Also Kirsten Bank Christensen, A2SEA Vice President, Group HSEQ, was very satisfied with the achivement: “At A2SEA we are very proud of ANHOLT WIND who has achieved a benchmark of 1,000 […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Last of the total 41 jacket foundations for the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm leaving Bladt Industries site in Denmark.  A little over a week ago, Bladt carried out the load out of these foundations and wrapped up the work that started in May last year. This job enabled the company to […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has achieved 1,000 consecutive days without a lost-time incident. Aquatic’s president, Chris Brooks, said: “I am proud to announce that, on Sunday, 14 December 2014, Aquatic reached the health and safety milestone of 1,000 days without a lost-time incident.  “1,000 days without an incident means we have […]

  • 12 December 2014

    On Wednesday December 10th, the first edition of the Belgian Offshore Day took place on the Rebo-site in the Port of Oostende. The Belgian Offshore Day is a business event that completely fits within the framework of the offshore wind business. All regional players operating in the sector were present and had the opportunity to put their knowledge […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Vessels

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sunset at Gwynt y Môr, world’s second largest offshore wind farm.  The photo was taken on November 27 from the Kinmel Bay, Turbine Transfers’ 18-metre fast catamaran for wind farm support and crew transport. The Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm recently reached a major milestone by ending its construction phase. Since […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: SylWin alpha platform caught on camera during nighttime, showing all of its colors. The platform is part of the SylWin1 grid connection, which transports electricity from the three wind parks: Butendiek, Dan Tysk and Sandbank to the mainland. The photo was published this morning by Siemens as its Picture of […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today, Alstom is inaugurating its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine.  Under construction since 2013, the two plants, located in the port of Saint-Nazaire, France, are being inaugurated today (December 2). The plants, now in the phase of HEQ (High Environmental Quality) certification and design, […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Grid Connection

    All construction activities on Eneco’s four-story transformer station have been completed. The Offshore High Voltage Station is sitting on large grounds of Fabricom Cofely (GDF SUEZ) in Hoboken (Antwerp) where it will be finished and tested prior to the installation scheduled for February next year. The transformer station will collect electricity generated by 43 turbines […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Green Energy Awards 2014 will kick off today in Edinburgh. Scottish Renewables will open the doors to the biggest and best celebration of the renewable energy industry in Scotland in the impressive new wing of the EICC, Edinburgh. Scottish Renewables members, guests and friends from around the world will gather for an evening of fun, entertainment […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Aibel employees doing their job on the DolWin beta converter station.  “Small people, great effort,” says Aibel AS in a description of the photo that shows work on the DolWin beta offshore converter station outside the company’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. With a capacity of more than 900 MW, the converter station will host […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: a crew in charge of the wind turbine maintenance at Lincs Wind Farm. On Friday (October 31), wind turbine technicians carried out their job at the offshore wind farm site. The photo shows a moment during the maintenance of blades on the LS28 turbine, from Turbine Transfers’ vessel Cymyran Bay. Lincs Wind Farm, comprising 75 […]

  • 31 October 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sunset at West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, seen almost a year ago.  Following yesterday’s official launch of the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, it is nice to remember the good old times, especially some beautiful moments like the one caught on camera by Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) Ltd, […]