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21 February 2019 R&D, Technology

GE's Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine is well suited and competitive for monopile solution over a wide range of site conditions, according to the specialist engineering firm Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG). GDG has been working with GE Renewable Energy to develop optimized XL Monopile soil-structure interaction models to support GE’s development of optimized foundation designs for […]

8 January 2019 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH has completed the installation of all 31 monopile foundations on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm in the German North Sea. The milestone concludes the first phase of construction within the planned timeframe, the developer said. “Installation work on the construction site, which is more than 100 kilometers off the coast, […]

28 May 2018 Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul's jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the last monopile foundation at Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

1 May 2014 Wind Farm Update

LDD has successfully completed drilling monopile foundations for RWE Innogy’s Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, North Wales, UK. LDD has been working on the project since 2011, when it designed, built and delivered one of the world’s largest reverse circulation drill rigs, the LD5000, within 10 months. Because of the pile design, the LD5000 […]

24 September 2013 Grid Connection

Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a monopile foundation design for the offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie, writes Cleveland news portal. This monopile would be fitted with ice cones, a proven technology which will protect wind turbines from crushing ice. Over the last six months, LEEDCo has been working with European […]

6 September 2013 R&D

Fast Market Research recommends "Monopile Foundation: Dominance in Offshore Wind Foundation Industry" from GlobalData, now available in its offering. The global offshore wind power industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Countries looking to increase their dependency on wind energy are increasingly looking to offshore wind projects due to high capacity factors and high wind […]

17 April 2013 Technology

BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH was presented with the Bauma Innovation Prize in the Construction Process category on Sunday. The company received the prize for its for Tidal Turbine Monopile Foundation. Check out the following video presentation of the turbine monopile foundation:  [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, April 17, 2013

16 April 2013 R&D, Technology

At Sunday's official opening of Bauma in Munich, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH was presented with the Bauma Innovation Prize in the Construction Process category. Engineer Paul Scheller accepted the award on behalf of the successful team. The Bauma Innovation Prize is awarded at the start of the triennial event – the largest construction machinery trade fair […]

1 February 2013 Technology

The foundations for the Walney phase 2 offshore wind turbines at sea are placed by Ballast Nedam Offshore B.V. from the Netherlands. The monopiles are transported floating towards Ballast Nedam's heavy lift vessel Svanen, which subsequently upends and installs the monopiles with the use of an S-2000 Hydrohammer®. Here, we bring a video of the […]

26 August 2013

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Monopile Foundation: Dominance in Offshore Wind Foundation Industry" report to their offering. The global offshore wind power industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Countries looking to increase their dependency on wind energy are increasingly looking to offshore wind projects due to high capacity factors and […]

8 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EEW to work towards establishing a monopile fabrication facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, for the Ocean Wind project. According to the project documents, the foundation manufacture facility may longer term expand its scope of activities as the Atlantic coast offshore wind industry grows. Ørsted also signed […]

8 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Dutch offshore foundations specialist Sif Holding will manufacture 84 monopiles for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, USA. Sif’s scope comprises manufacturing of the monopiles, storage at the company's Maasvlakte 2 facility in the Port of Rotterdam, and delivery by RoRo load-out via the facility's deep sea quayside onto transportation vessels in 2020-2021. Located […]

24 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The installation of foundations has kicked off at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation began in early June, a spokesperson from COWI, who designed all the steelwork for the 20 monopiles and transition pieces, told Offshore WIND. Seaway Yudin is installing the foundations, which comprise monopiles produced by Germany's EEW SPC and transition pieces manufactured by […]

14 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has received an order to provide monopiles and monopile sections for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Following its selection as the preferred supplier in December 2018, Steelwind Nordenham received the firm order from YunNeng/wpd-Taiwan at the end of May 2019. The order includes the supply of […]

13 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Jumbo has secured a contract for the transportation and installation of turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Preparation and planning works have already begun, with the first transportation commencing in the fourth quarter of the year and installation in mid-2020. Jumbo is responsible for transporting 40 monopiles and 120 monopile sections […]

23 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has started manufacturing the monopiles for Vattenfall's 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The first pipe for the Danish offshore wind farm was made in the Rostock production site this May. By September 2019, all 72 monopiles will have been produced and coated, according to the company. In spring […]

20 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Sif Holding has secured a contract to manufacture two monopiles for the Borssele V demonstrator wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. One of the monopiles will have a slip joint connection between the monopile foundation and the transition piece that connects the foundation and the tower, which has traditionally been a flanged or a grouted […]

26 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

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 […]

11 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

A2Sea's jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the last transition piece on the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind projects in Germany. The two projects have a combined capacity of 609MW comprising 87 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 95km north of Borkum island. Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Osprey started installing foundations at the projects […]

9 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

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 […]

1 April 2019 R&D

GBM Works, a TU Delft spin-off, is set to conduct pilot tests of a new method for installing turbine monopile foundations in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together with project partners, GBM will conduct the pilot at Maasvlakte beginning in May or June by using a vibro drill method in which foundation piles are […]

27 March 2019 R&D

A new research project is looking into ways to remove monopile foundations in a sustainable way. Currently, offshore monopiles are removed by cutting them off several metres below the seabed, which leaves behind tonnes of steel buried in the seabed. The Hydraulic Pile Extraction Scale Tests (HyPE-ST) project aims at developing innovative and smart technology […]

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. […]

18 February 2019

Two of the largest and heaviest monopiles in the world have been fabricated in China. Weighing in at 1,600 tons, the monopiles are the first of 500 to be manufactured for SPIC Guangdong Offshore Wind Power's offshore wind projects in the Guangdong province. According to Ramboll, the designer of the foundations, the monopiles are installed at 37m, […]

21 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders

EEW Special Pipe Constructions has secured a contract with Vattenfall to manufacture the monopile foundations for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea.

7 November 2018 Wind Farm Update

The 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project in the German North Sea is progressing on time and on budget, with 13 out of 33 foundations installed to date, Mike Crawley, President and CEO of Northland Power, said.