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  • 11 May 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Steelwind Nordenham. XXL-Monopiles have been successfully used for water depths of up to 40 metres. Now wind farm developers need monopiles “beyond XXL”. Evolution “At the beginning of this decade nobody could image that 10 MW turbines and XXL-monopiles will be state of the art in offshore wind foundations and now we are even […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind has signed a contract with Steelwind for the fabrication of the monopile foundations for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm. The contract was signed at Steelwind’s headquarters in Nordenham, Germany. This signature follows Parkwind’s recent order of the wind farm’s offshore substation at Bladt Industries. Under the contract, Steelwind will […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Euskalforging is supplying the 150 Transition Piece Flange sets (150 TP Lower + 150 TP Top) and 150 Monopile Flanges for the 150 Joint Flange XL Monoplies. Euskalforging is the sole supplier selected for the Flange supply for the innovative Joint Flange XL Monopiles, achieving the demanding mechanical properties. Euskalforging exclusive flange manufacturing process fits […]

  • 17 November 2016

    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 […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V and VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International) have been awarded a contract by Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German section of the North Sea. Both companies have a 50% share in the contract worth approximately EUR 500 million, which covers the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation, installation and […]

  • 19 January 2016

    HBB Hanseatic Break Bulk is a marine logistics company acting as an independent shipbroker and Heavy Lift Agency based in Hamburg, Germany. An integrated part of HBB’s business is to develop coastal concept studies for transportation of Offshore Wind foundations and components. Foundation installation likely to become bottleneck The installation part of Offshore Wind turbines, […]

  • 21 January 2020

    The China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard has installed 78 out of 162 blocks in the dock of Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. According to OHT, the hull structural steel construction of the remaining blocks is also taking shape. In total 103 of the 162 blocks have reached the […]

  • 27 August 2020

    MacGregor has received an order to deliver the mission-critical system for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) offshore wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The scope includes the engineering, procurement and construction of the monopile lifting, skidding and transfer system, said to be an integral part of the installation process undertaken by employing an upending tool and […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hamburg-based Buss Port Logistics has completed the near-shore logistics and storage operations related to all 67 of the world’s largest monopiles built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. Buss Port Logistics loaded the 1,300-ton monopiles from the factory in Rostock onto barges with the help of Scheuerle self-propelled modular vehicles. […]

  • 31 August 2015

    Nordergründe The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm reached financial closure. The project developer WPD announced that it has secured funding for the next €410m phase of the wind farm. The funding includes loans from KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) and equity from WPD. Nordergründe will have 18 Senvion turbines installed 16km off the German coast in the Weser Estatuary, in water depths varying from […]

  • 11 May 2015

    CAPE Holland will open its doors to celebrate the product launch of the Vibro Lifting Tool on Friday, 22nd May and Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at their facility in Beilen, the Netherlands. Last year CAPE Holland introduced The CAPE Vibro System™ with the main component being the Register’ certified Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). Equipped with […]

  • 3 July 2013

    On 4 July MT Højgaard will be sharing their knowledge from their latest study on the foundation types XL-monopiles and jackets seen from an EPCI perspective. The presentation includes the analysis on cost and risks related to the two types of foundation. Furthermore the design, fabrication and installation process will be discussed and a cost […]

  • 27 October 2017

    Heavy transportation and lifting contractor ALE has informed that it carried out the weighing, transportation and load-out of the J-tube cage and transition piece (TP) for the Rentel offshore substation (OSS) foundation at the Navacel dock in Bilbao, Spain.

  • 16 February 2016

    Spanish company Offshoretronic has informed that it designed the first wind farm installation vessel (WTIV) concept based on the conversion of the Samsung 10.000 DP Deepwater Drillship. According to the company, the newly designed vessel, named Sustainable Installer I, and installation method will have a 30% faster installation time compared to the older wind turbine installation jack-up vessels. The Sustainable […]

  • 21 June 2013

    EEW SPC produced the first pipe with a 10 m diameter from one plate in June 2013. The new Haeusler bending machine in the Rostock plant has only been installed recently. A cylindrical pipe section with a diameter of 10 m has now been successfully produced from one plate of 31.4 m long, 3 m […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    This is the first wind farm in the world to use drilled XL-monopile foundations, DEME said.

  • 27 November 2019

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift is taking shape at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in China. According to Ulstein, two 450t blocks were lifted into dock for assembly on 21 November at CMHI’s facility in Jiangsu. Alfa Lift, for which the first steel was cut on 1 […]

  • 3 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Members of the Working Group on XXL products have scheduled their next meeting on Tuesday, 5th of November from 9 to 16:30hrs in Bremerhaven. Interested companies and research institutions can register for attendance until Friday, 25th of October. The host of this Working Group’s meeting is the WeserWind company, while the event is organized by […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Twenty-five offshore wind farms have been approved in the German North Sea, with a total of more than 1,350 turbines and a capacity of over 5,600 megawatts. The design of an offshore wind turbine (OWT) and structure of the foundations plays a crucial role in the realization of offshore wind farms in water depths of […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    After the news that Bladt Industries and EEW SPC  will manufacture wind turbine foundations for the U.S. Cape Wind offshore project, the two companies have teamed up again for the supply of foundations to DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind projects. In November last year, Bladt Industries announced that it had signed […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Now, the construction of Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm will soon begin. On Sunday 20 November 2011, the floating crane Svanen arrived at Grenaa Harbour, and next month it will be used to prepare the floating crane for the installation of the 111 monopiles to be driven into the sea bed. Svanen was built in […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sif said a delay in monopile production for the Vineyard Wind project is “inevitable” due to a setback in the approval of the Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind farm. The Dutch company planned to begin manufacturing 84 monopiles for Vineyard Wind in the first half of 2020, but the requirement of […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Danish MT Højgaard is speaking at the Offshore Wind Construction, Installation & Commissioning Conference in Hamburg from 14 to 15 October. On 14 October MT Højgaard will be giving a presentation on the study of the foundation types XL-monopiles and jackets – seen from an EPCI perspective. The presentation takes as its point of departure […]

  • 6 March 2019

    The first steel of the OHT semisubmersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel was cut on 1 March at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in China. The Ulstein-designed Alfa Lift vessel is developed for operations in the offshore renewables and installation market. The vessel has the ability to perform heavy lift crane operations […]