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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first turbine at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm site last week carrying the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. The vessel is in charge of transporting and installing half of the […]
China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has installed the first out of the 36 5.5MW wind turbines on the 198MW Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo offshore wind farm. CCCC installed the first Mingyang Wind Power MySE5.5/7.0MW unit at the site offshore Guangdong Province, China, in six days, the company said. The project is being developed by Guangdong Yuedian Qujie Wind Power, […]
China’s Mingyang Wind Power has delivered the first MySE5.5/7.0MW semi-direct drive wind turbine platform to be installed on a commercial offshore wind project in Guangdong Province.
Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed the first of the total of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.
The first of the total of 60 wind turbines has been installed at the Arkona offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Rügen in the German Baltic Sea.
Over the weekend, the third jacket foundation was installed at the Nissum Bredning site in Denmark.
Jan de Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au Vent has installed the first of five 8.3MW MHI Vestas turbines at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project off the coast of Northumberland, UK, EDF RE reports.
Jan De Nul has installed the first of ten Siemens wind turbines at the 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm off Pori, Finland.
MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Enterprise has installed the first Senvion 6.2M-126 turbine at the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
The Nobelwind offshore wind farm has reached two milestones with the last week of October, when the first MHI Vestas wind turbine was installed and the offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) powered, according to Parkwind’s social media pages. The OHVS for the Belgian offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II, […]
The first power from the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm being constructed off the coast of the Netherlands could be produced by the end of this month, a spokesperson for the Gemini Windpark told Offshore WIND. The Gemini’s first Siemens 4MW turbine is being installed today, Judith Achterberg, Gemini Windpark’s Communications Manager said, adding that the turbine will […]
China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has installed the first wind turbine at its Rudong offshore wind farm. Located around 25 kilometers offshore Shayang Yangkou Port, the project will comprise 38 Siemens 4 MW turbines with a total capacity of 152MW. The project construction kicked off in late May 2015 with the installation of the […]
Vattenfall today completed the installation of the first of 15 MHI Vestas V112 3.3MW wind turbines at its extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, 7km off Whitstable and Herne Bay off the Kent Coast. Matthew Green, Vattenfall’s Project Director for the construction of the 49.5MW scheme said: “One up, 14 to go. Vattenfall is […]
Van Oord installed the first 60m turbine tower at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm yesterday. The first 8 wind turbines were loaded onto the Aeolus during the weekend and now the work is in full swing. Van Oord will install 43 Vestas wind turbines. Eneco Luchterduinen is scheduled to be operational and generate green electricity for nearly 150,000 households […]
MPI Adventure has installed the first of eighty Siemens 3.6MW turbines for E.On Renewables’ Amrumbank offshore wind farm, located 35 kilometers to the north of the island of Helgoland. “We are confident that we will soon be able to feed electricity generated by the first turbines into the public grid as planned,” said Dominik Schwegmann, lead […]
The first electricity from the Nordsee Ost (North Sea East) offshore wind farm off the German coast is flowing shore-ward. The first of a total of 48 wind turbines has commenced trial operation in the past few days and is already feeding its green electricity into the grid. Grid operator TenneT had connected the wind farm […]
Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, installed the first offshore turbines for Nordsee Ost last week. The RWE offshore wind farm is located approximately 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland and is equipped with a total of 48 model 6.2M126 turbines. Each turbine has a rate power of 6.15 megawatts, enabling it […]
Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: first turbines installed at Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm. At the beginning of April, Vattenfall commenced the installation of wind turbines at its DanTysk offshore wind farm site. Now, a couple of them are up and waiting to fulfill their duty of powering up homes with clean energy. The […]
Via its British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola is making progress on its first major offshore wind power project, the West of Duddon Sands wind farm (WoDS), in the United Kingdom. The company is carrying out this initiative in a joint venture with Danish firm Dong Energy. The first turbines at this offshore wind farm have […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s wind installation vessel Brave Tern has commenced its work on the Global Tech I wind farm by installing its first AREVA M5000 wind turbine. The vessel will install 44 out of the total of 80 wind turbines. This 400MW wind farm, located approximately 180 kilometres from Bremerhaven and 138 kilometres northwest of […]
Seajacks installation vessels Leviathan and Zaratan departed from the port of Esbjerg during the 16th and 17th July 2013, to begin installing the first batch of 80 Siemens 3.6MW offshore turbines at Meerwind Offshore Wind Park. The first turbine was successfully erected by the team on-board Leviathan the very next day and all seven turbines […]
The first sets of wind turbine towers, blades, hubs and nacelles have arrived into the Port of Mostyn for installation at RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The Siemens 3.6 megawatt turbine components arrived on board a RoRo ferry, SeaTruck Pace, from Denmark on Friday (18th Jan). The three sets of complete […]
The Teesside offshore wind farm has reached an important milestone with the installation of the project’s first turbine. Operator EDF Energy Renewables has now completed the installation of the tower, nacelle and rotor blades of the first of the 27, 2.3MW wind turbine generators to be erected on the 62MW scheme. Commissioning tests on the […]
UK Marine Engineering Company, Houlder announced the first sale of its award winning Turbine Access System (TAS). Signed by leading workboat operator, Turbine Transfers Ltd, the first TAS order is part of an extensive new fleet construction project recently announced between Turbine Transfers and builders South Boats Ltd. The TAS, developed with BMT Nigel […]
The self propelled, self elevating jack up barge the GMS Endeavour successfully completed the first turbine installation yesterday, Sunday 3 July 2011. The Endeavour jacked up offshore at the wind farm site on Friday and completed the highly technical lifting procedure to raise and install the 80 metre tower, and subsequently the nacelle, of […]
The first turbines due to be installed at Sheringham Shoal have been transported by barge from the Danish port of Esjberg, and recently arrived in Great Yarmouth. Two barges are used for this operation, and each barge collects 6 sets of towers, nacelles and blades which make up the complete turbine. Earlier this week […]