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  • 2 August 2017
    Technology

    Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey plc, has launched a new grout monitoring system for offshore wind turbines and platform leg piling.

  • 7 December 2015

    Met masts for two new Taiwanese offshore wind projects have been grouted by ITW WindGroup’s UHPC material Ducorit®, the company informed. After a met mast for the TGC project was grouted with Ducorit S5 in July, in early November, the grouting work was carried out at the met mast for the TaiPower project, which will comprise 30 offshore wind turbines. The grouting operation on […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Technology

    Core Grouting Services, an Acteon company, has successfully commissioned a new high volume, high strength grout mixing and pumping unit. The equipment is specifically designed for mixing and pumping high strength grout with a compressive strength of >100 MPa. These grouts are used in offshore foundations, including wind turbines. Colin Barrett, equipment manager at Core, […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Densit, a company specialized in offshore grouting, has completed substation grouting at one of the biggest European offshore wind farms – West of Duddon Sands in the UK. During the planning stage of the installation, it was estimated that a 100 tons of Ducorit® S5 UHPC material will be necessary to conduct the grouting. This […]

  • 1 November 2012

    SeaRoc has awarded FoundOcean the grouting contract for Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), which is located three nautical miles off the coast of Blyth. The installation will be equipped with a variety of monitoring sensors to collect the necessary environmental data to inform the development, construction and operation of the proposed Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Singapore-based Nautec is supporting the grouting work at the CTGNE Yangjiang Shapa Phase 1 offshore wind farm in China. The company said that its material specialists and grouting engineers are assisting with grouting for turbine and substation jacket foundations at the 300MW project. Nautec is supplying its NaX grouting materials for a total of 10 […]

  • 8 March 2012

    FoundOcean has now completed the offshore foundation grouting at Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm Phase II, 30km off the coast of Oostende, Belgium. FoundOcean was contracted to Geosea, the specialist piling and jacket installation arm of the DEME group of companies. The wind farm is owned by Cpower.  Jim Bell, Managing Director for FoundOcean commented, […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    ITW has completed the last grouting operation at Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in Germany with a high speed efficiency rate. Connections between transition pieces and monopiles have been grouted with ITW’s cementitious material Ducorit® and the installation of the product has been performed by the company’s teams. For the Amrumbank project, which has 80 connections, ITW […]

  • 11 January 2013

    FoundOcean has been awarded a major offshore wind farm grouting contract in European waters by Offshore Wind Force, a joint venture of Dutch-based contractors Volker Stevin Offshore and Boskalis Offshore. The West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm is being constructed by DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables in the east Irish Sea, approximately 14km from […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    The turn-key grouting solution was provided to Volker Staal en Funderingen by Densit. The complete grouting package included the supply of UHPC grouting material, grouting equipment, supervisor assistance, as well as the overall planning and coordination at all stages of the project. The installation works were performed on board of Rambiz vessel owned by Scaldis […]

  • 23 July 2013

    FoundOcean is the world’s largest dedicated grouting contractor for the energy construction industry. The company has been applying its 50 years of oil and gas experience to the offshore wind sector since 2003. Many wind farm foundations specify ultra-high strength (UHS) grout to form the solid connection between pile and transition piece, and as such, […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    On Friday 14th March 2014, it was confirmed that FoundOcean had completed grouting operations on the 48th turbine, of RWE Innogy’s 295 MW capacity Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm is located 35 kilometres north-east of the island of Helgoland in the German North Sea and sits in water depths of up to […]

  • 30 May 2014

    ITW Polymers Europe manufactures ultrahigh performance grout Ducorit for special purposes such as offshore and onshore wind turbine foundations. At the end of May, the Ducorit grout became a crucial structural component in turbine foundation no. 2000. This is considered a milestone for the Danish wind industry, which in later years has gained an important […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    FoundOcean has started work on a ground-breaking offshore wind farm off the northeast coast of the UK. The wind farm is using the latest design in Transition Pieces, adopting a bolted-flange connection for all of the 73 turbine foundations. As well as the bolted-flange, the Transition Pieces are also being secured using a high strength […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Only four months after introduction of the new bulk supplied offshore grout MasterFlow 9800 from BASF, the material is being used during the installation of the offshore foundations at the 600 MW Gemini Offshore Windpark. The specialized grouting equipment of FoundOcean and BASF’s MasterFlow 9800 was mobilized at the harbor of Eemshaven. After installation of the […]

  • 5 January 2012

    FoundOcean has been awarded ‘Licensed Applicator’ status by BASF for its cement-based Exagrout Masterflow® 9500, which has been specifically designed and validated for use in the installation of offshore wind farms.  “We’re proud to be appointed as Licensed Applicator for this material. We believe that this ultra-high strength grout demonstrates pioneering properties and will be […]

  • 16 September 2014

    ITW Polymers Europe and ITW WindGroup distribute turnkey grouting solutions for on- and offshore wind turbine foundation and the recent innovations in the design of grouting equipment, made by ITW Polymers Europe, have already proved that it will have a major effect on the future Wind Turbine foundation installations. Based upon a partnership approach and […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Core Grouting Services, an Acteon company, is a new addition to Acteon’s operating company portfolio. Core is a specialist provider of grouting services for foundations on oil and gas platforms and offshore wind farms. Core’s grouting capability allows Acteon to offer a complete suite of offshore foundation installation services – from drilling, driving and lifting […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The first project in the world to use a full grouting package with a compressive strength of 180-200 MPa is completed. ITW Polymers Europe (former Densit) provided the full grouting package with the use of their innovative UHPC product, Ducorit® D4 at NorthWind wind farm in Belgium. The project, which began at the end of […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Environment, R&D

    The use of seawater mixed grout connections in offshore jacket foundations reduces costs, as well as the environmental footprint, according to a research project led by innogy and funded by the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator program.

  • 6 February 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed the grouting contract for Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), under contract to SeaRoc. The NOAH contract was a notable project in another very successful year for FoundOcean which included offshore operations in the United Arab Emirates, South East Asia, Australia, India, the Gulf of Mexico, and Europe, reconfirming their position as the […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean participates in the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm multiple four-legged jacket type foundation installation project FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy construction industry, is mobilising to the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm today to commence grouting operations for a largescale multiple jacket type foundation installation project in UK waters. The Ormonde Offshore Wind […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Together with RWE Innogy, FoundOcean is currently working on the 48-jacket Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the German sector of the North Sea. The project teams are undertaking onshore trials to investigate effective ways of speeding up the foundation installation process. One option under consideration is moving to a subsea connector that will allow […]

  • 12 June 2013

    FoundOcean has been awarded the contract by Graham Construction to pile grout the foundation for the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, developed by Samsung Heavy Industries, in Fife, Scotland. This will be the first 7MW turbine to be installed. Each blade measures over 80m, longer than the wingspan of an Airbus A380, making them the […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The foundation installation at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm is well underway, with half of the 160 monopiles installed at the 576MW offshore wind farm. FoundOcean has been securing the turbine transition pieces to the monopiles using BASF’s high strength Masterflow® 9500 grout, the only grout which comes with a ‘Statement of Compliance’ […]