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  • 5 January 2015

    An important tool for reducing risks and costs in offshore wind is integrated, intelligent monitoring of the foundation structures. If well implemented an integrated monitoring approach will continuously track the ‘state of health’ of a foundation and identify in a very early stage the onset of structural problems. This allows early, low cost repairs, optimal […]

  • 5 January 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Universal Foundation A/S will provide mono bucket foundations for the two demonstration wind turbines planned to be installed on the DeBu offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The leader of a German wind power trade association visited the Wichita area this month, the latest step as local officials continue their… By Bill Wilson (kansas) [mappress] Source: kansas, September 29, 2011

  • 3 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov has installed the last of the 67 foundations for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, Statoil, the owner, developer and future operator of the wind farm, reports. Oleg Strashnov carried out the inshore loading, transportation and installation of the monopile foundations from a storage site to the installation site. The foundations were manufactured by […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GEDI, a subsidiary of China Energy Engineering Group, has completed the installation of foundations on the 198MW Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo wind farm offshore China’s Guangdong Province.   In total, GEDI (Guangdong Electric Power Design & Research Institute), the EPC contractor for the project, installed 36 single-pile foundations at the site. This is the first time […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Vessels

    Establishing a safe foundation is a vital part of jack-up operations. The jack-up vessel needs to be supported by an absolutely solid foundation during the entire jack-up operation at any given site. As the vessel is jacked up, the weight is carried by the legs and onto the seabed. The seabed must be able to […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has completed the installation of the last foundation at the Burbo Bank Extension project. Van Oord was responsible for the installation of the foundations, supply and installation of the scour protection and provided the logistics of the foundations between the fabrication ports in Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total of 90 wind turbine foundations has been installed at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.

  • 21 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Four out of five upper steel shafts have been lifted onto the gravity based foundations built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project at the Neptune dry dock on the Tyne in Newcastle, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 27 December 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov installed the 32nd jacket foundation on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth on 24 December, a Weekly Notice of Operations shows.

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power has installed the first monopile at the 600MW Gemini wind farm offshore Dutch coast. The job was completed by Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, which is install a total of 150 foundations together with Pacific Osprey of Swire Blue Ocean. Located 85 kilometers off the coast of Groningen the project will feature Siemens 4MW […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is adapting its production facilities in Roermond and the Maasvlakte in response to new design standards and stricter requirements being defined for coating. The stricter requirements for coating are a response to the wind industry’s ambition to venture into deeper waters, lower the cost price, and generate more energy, Sif said. […]

  • 13 December 2016

    Tonnes of steel are being used to produce structures that support wind turbines installed at sea, erected at various distances from shore and featuring various generating capacity. As the offshore wind sector moves forward, wind farms are growing in scale, turbine capacity is increasing and the infrastructure is moving more and more away from land. These facts, […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Since December 2014 the AMBAU has been working on the design and engineering of 18 monopiles and transition pieces for the Nordergründe Offshore Wind Farm. Now, AMBAU has also received an order for the construction of the foundations. Manufacturing will commence at the AMBAU site in Cuxhaven in October 2015 and last until March 2016. The monopiles have a […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first foundation was successfully installed at the Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea yesterday. With this project, DONG Energy is building Germany’s biggest offshore wind farm 45km from the mainland and around 33km from the islands Juist and Norderney. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director from DONG Energy in Germany said: […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. The first of five floating foundations for the project was assembled at Navantia’s Fene yard on 17 January. The delivery of the foundations is expected to be carried out in the second quarter of 2017. […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations at the Galloper offshore wind farm is halfway to completion with 28 of the total 56 foundations now installed.

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Spain-based supplier of LiDARs to the offshore wind industry, EOLOS, is set to sign a memorandum of understanding with Japan Meteorological Corporation, thus making a significant step towards fulfilling its aim of entering the Japanese wind and ocean resource measurement market. 

  • 11 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the five gravity based foundations built at the Neptune dry dock in Newcastle by the Royal BAM Group for the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project  has begun its journey down the River Tyne, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 22 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    On 22 September, Jan De Nul installed the last foundation at the Nobelwind wind farm, developed by Parkwind. All 51 foundations have been fitted with the associated transition pieces for the installation of the MHI Vestas V112-3.3MW turbines. The offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the installation of 58 turbine foundations and two substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation installed the last monopile foundation at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend on 2 January. According to the company, a new monopile gripper was deployed onboard […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind is providing corrosion protection services to Ballast Nedam at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm (OWF). The service, which extends to all WTG foundations, commenced in May and is expected to complete in August. Butendiek OWF, located 35 nautical miles west of the island of Sylt in the North Sea, comprises 80 turbines with 3.6 MW […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    BOW Terminal announced working on the Gemini offshore wind farm project. A 600MW fully consented offshore wind farm, to be located 55 kilometers north of the island of Schiermonnikoog in the Dutch North Sea. BOW Terminal is responsible for storage and load transfers of 75 pile foundations. The BOW Terminal in Vlissingen is excellently located […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has installed half of the monopile foundations at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 20 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has recommended more emphasis to be placed on floating foundations in order to access the best offshore wind resources in the UK and pave the way to subsidy-free offshore wind farms in 2050 energy mix. Floating platform solutions should be further derisked, as at the moment, investors and developers still favour […]