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Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted the Teesside-based EEW OSB (formerly OSB) and Denmark's Bladt Industries to manufacture 30 and 28 transition pieces respectively for the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One.
EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH Thick-walled, longitudinally welded large pipes, with diameters of up to ten metres, lengths of up to 120 metres, and up to 1,500 tonnes unit weight can be fabricated in Rostock. The annual capacity of 200,000 tonnes per year is based on the use of stateof-the-art machines and innovative manufacturing methods. EEW SPC has a total of 32,000m² fabrication capability […]
DONG Energy has named Germany's EEW SPC (EEW) as the main supplier of foundations for its 660 megawatt (MW) Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the Cumbrian coast. The contract covers the supply of 87 foundations for which the monopile structures will be manufactured by EEW in Rostock. The associated transition pieces will be produced under […]
The German steel fabricator EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH and the Danish steel construction company Bladt Industries A/S have invested in a new joint company based by the River Tees in the UK to manufacture offshore steel structures. The new joint company, Offshore Structures (Britain) Limited, will become a key part of the European manufacturing […]
In September EEW SPC has produced the heaviest monopile to date in Rostock. This monopile for the wind farm Baltic II has a length of 73.5 meters, a diameter of 6.5 meters and unit weight of 930 tons. An SPMT-Vehicle was used to transport this colossus. That is the first step toward XL-monopiles. In future, […]
Transition pieces and monopiles for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm have started arriving at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. And so have the vessels that will install the 20 monopile foundations and the wind turbines at the site in the Taiwan Strait, Ørsted, one of the owners of the 120MW wind farm, said. Seaway […]
DEME Offshore installed the final of the 174 monopile foundations on the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm on Thursday, 25 April. The first monopile was installed at the site some 120 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast in the UK in January 2018. According to DEME, four of the company's jack-ups has since worked at […]
All 20 foundation monopiles built for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard two heavy load transport vessels and are en route to Taichung port in Taiwan, Jan De Nul said. Now that these components for the offshore construction are mobilized, the actual installation operations on site can be kicked […]
The Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm is awaiting the last two monopile foundations to be installed as 172 out of 174 have been put in place. GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first monopile at the project in January 2018 and thus marked the beginning of offshore construction. EEW SPC produced all the monopile foundations for the […]
Vattenfall has contracted Bladt Industries to deliver 72 transition pieces for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.
Ørsted has added Bladt Industries, Nexans and Cordeel to the list of suppliers and contractors for the 752MW Borssele 1 and 2 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, according to Henrik Egholm, EPC director Borssele 1 and 2.
GeoSea has installed half of the monopile foundations at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
The Thailand-based oil & gas company CUEL Limited has secured a contract with Jan De Nul for the fabrication and supply of 20 transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project in Taiwan, marking its first offshore wind contract.
UK-based Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd (MTE) has won a contract by EEW OSB to fabricate 20 suspended internal support structures (SIPS) for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, which marks the company's second contract for Ørsted's project.
Bay State Wind, the US-based 50-50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource developing an offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the steel pipe manufacturing specialist EEW to open and staff a Massachusetts facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine foundations.
Belgian transmission system operator Elia is on track to complete the Modular Offshore Grid by September 2019 after awarding all the main contracts for the project.
Cathie Associates have performed a study which enabled the reduction of noise in the water column created by monopile driving at the Arkona offshore wind farm site in Germany, the company informed after all the 60 foundations were installed.
SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja has delivered 12 monopile foundations for the Hornsea Project One wind farm to the Able Seaton Port on the River Tees.
GeoSea’s jack-up Innovation has loaded the first set of monopile foundations in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, and is now en route to install them on Orsted's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One wind farm off the UK, DEME said.
Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) has installed the first external platform on one of the transition pieces being built for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK part of North Sea.
The installation of monopiles at the Arkona offshore wind farm site has been completed ahead of schedule with the last of the total of 60 monopiles now in place, allowing for an early start of the installation of the transition pieces.
On Tuesday, 7 November, the 60th and final monopile built for the Arkona offshore wind farm was lowered into water at the port basin of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH prior to being towed to the installation site some 35 kilometres northeast of the Rügen Island in the German Baltic Sea.
Bladt Industries has shipped the remaining five transition pieces (TPs) for the Arkona offshore wind farm from the Port of Aalborg to Sassnitz, Germany.
GeoSea's offshore wind installation vessel Innovation has installed the second batch of monopile foundations at the Horns Rev 3 site and returned to Port of Esbjerg today to pick up the next four, a spokesperson from Vattenfall confirmed to Offshore WIND.
Approximately 76 kilometres of subsea cable for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm has arrived to the basis station of Mukran Port on Rugen island.
The Mukran Port in Sassnitz on the island of Rügen has published a photo of the transition pieces for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm.