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OSB has held its official opening ceremony at the facilities in Teesside, North East England. The ceremony was celebrated by several business partners and included speeches by prominent guests. Among them were the Mayor of Stockton Ian Dalgarno, Niall Mackenzie, Director Energy, Materials & Agritech Department for Business Innovation and Skills as well as Campbell […]
The last load out of the Gode Wind 2+1 transition pieces and monopiles was completed yesterday at Bladt. The 97 transition pieces for the project were fabricated at Bladt's facilities in Aalborg, Denmark, whereas the monopiles were fabricated by EEW SPC in Rostock, Germany. "The complete project has been a success. Timing is everything. Because of an […]
Gemini Offshore Substations Sail Out The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination. Bladt Completes First Frame for Iberdrola’s OWF […]
Offshore Structures (Britain) (OSB) has completed the first can that is part of one of the transition pieces for the Burbo Bank Extension project ahead of schedule. In total, 144 cans will be rolled at OSB, a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries, located by the Teesside River in the UK. The total […]
Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will officially open its facility by the river Tees in the North East of England on September 14. Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, is among the invitees to this event along with a selection of our business partners and other […]
Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. The installation, performed by A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER, reached half way in mid-March. The first of the 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed back in August 2014 and the first electricity was already produced mid-February. […]
Block Island Block Island wind farm has successfully reached financial close, marking it the first offshore wind project in the USA to get realised. The mile stone was reached after over $290m investment was secured in project financing by Mandated Lead Arrangers Societe Generale of Paris, France, and KeyBank National Association of Cleveland, Ohio following […]
The facilities of Offshore Structures (Britain) Limited (OSB), a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries A/S, are currently undergoing modifications in order to accommodate the most optimized production set-up for its future purpose. Bladt Industries and EEW SPC said that they are combining their extensive knowledge in the foundation production area to […]
Sandbank Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]
Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have announced the start of manufacturing of the components for the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The fabrication of 72 steel monopile foundations for wind turbines has started at EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending on their location within the wind farm, monopiles will have a diameter of up to 6.80 meters and will […]
The self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan has arrived in Taichung, Taiwan, where the vessel will transport and install wind turbines on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 turbines on the wind farm in the Taiwan Strait in what is the first renewables contract for Seajacks outside Europe. The turbine components have already […]
Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel Zaratan has departed for Taiwan ready to begin installation of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project. Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait in what is the first renewables contract for Seajacks outside Europe. The project is located around six kilometers off […]
The self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan is on its way to Vlissingen in the Netherlands to undergo mobilisation in preparation for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Seajacks Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait. This is the first renewables contract for […]
Vattenfall has contracted Van Oord for the transport and installation of the foundations for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.
Ørsted has held a supply chain event for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm allowing UK companies to find out how they can get involved in the project.
A turbine monopile has fallen while being loaded onto SAL Heavy Lift's multi-purpose cargo ship Svenja at the Port of Rostock, according to the local police.
Ørsted has awarded the South Korean LS Cable & System with a contract to supply the onshore cable for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.
Ørsted is holding a supply chain event for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project in the UK North Sea.
The jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla has left Cuxhaven loaded with the first three monopiles and transition pieces to be installed on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm in the German North Sea.
Van Oord is using the new berth at the Cuxport Terminal in Cuxhaven for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, Cuxport informed, saying that the berth no. 4 has thus become the location for its first offshore project even before its official launch.
Veja Mate is a deity in Latvian mythology whose name translates to “Mother of the Wind” what might be considered a very appropriate name for the 402MW offshore wind farm being built some 100km off the coast in the German sector of the North Sea. The foundation installation at the Veja Mate site involved using […]
Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the project. The Scylla, deemed the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation vessel, arrived at the site on […]
The first three super-sized monopiles built for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm arrived at the Dutch Eemshaven seaport on 10 March, with the remaining 64 giants soon to follow, Eemshavenonline.nl reports The monopiles were constructed in Rostock, Germany, by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH. Weighing 1,302.5 tons each, they are the world's heaviest monopiles ever built. The […]
The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March. The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]
Bladt Industries will manufacture an offshore substation (OSS) for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in close cooperation with their long term partners on the fabrication of substations – Semco Maritime and ISC. Bladt Industries has signed an EPCI contract for the fabrication of the OSS for the upcoming Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. The contract is signed with the […]
MAKE – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – expands its global footprint with the establishment of a Hamburg based branch office. This office will be managed and led by MAKE’s newly appointed Managing Consultant – Jean Huby – former CEO of AREVA Wind and an accomplished expert in the field of […]