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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 […]
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, […]
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.
Ørsted has placed an order with EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) for 165 monopiles for the 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.
Sif has won a contract by Van Oord for the production of 77 monopiles for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind project in the Netherlands.
Dutch research institute Deltares has developed a new tool to model water replenishment and the chemical reactions of internal ICCP systems.
SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja has delivered 12 monopile foundations for the Hornsea Project One wind farm to the Able Seaton Port on the River Tees.
GeoSea’s jack-up Innovation has loaded the first set of monopile foundations in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, and is now en route to install them on Orsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One wind farm off the UK, DEME said.
GeoSea’s heavy-lift jack-up Innovation installed the 49th and final monopile on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea just after the New Year.
The first six monopiles EEW SPC produced for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm were loaded onboard SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja in the Rostock port and will now be on their way to Able Seaton Port in the UK, where they will be stored until the installation starts.
Monopile foundations are the best option for next generation turbines because they are the most cost-effective solution in the market, Michel Kurstjens, Chief Commercial Officer of Sif Group, said.
The installation of monopiles at the Arkona offshore wind farm site has been completed ahead of schedule with the last of the total of 60 monopiles now in place, allowing for an early start of the installation of the transition pieces.
GeoSea’s offshore wind installation vessel Innovation has installed the second batch of monopile foundations at the Horns Rev 3 site and returned to Port of Esbjerg today to pick up the next four, a spokesperson from Vattenfall confirmed to Offshore WIND.
GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation has transported the first set of monopiles for Vattenfall’s 406MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm from the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark.
The first four out of the total of 49 monopiles have been installed at the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm site in Denmark and GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation is now set to install the next batch.
HR Wallingford has completed a ten week project with Oxford University’s Department of Engineering and Science and E.ON as part of the research aiming to minimise the effects of scour on wind turbine foundations.
The first monopile foundations have been scheduled for shipping from the Port of Esbjerg to the site of Vattenfall’s 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm on 9 October.
E.ON has posted a photo showing Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen installing monopile foundations on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.
E.ON has kicked off the offshore construction phase on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind project with the installation of the first of the 60 monopile foundations in the German Baltic Sea.
DONG Energy has awarded EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC) with a contract to manufacture all monopiles for the 174-turbine offshore wind farm, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One.
The first monopiles have been installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm, according to DEME Group, whose daughter company GeoSea is carrying out the works with its installation vessel Innovation.
Den Helder-based offshore service provider Bluestream has, in the offshore industry’ first, used a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to install condition monitoring and ICCP systems inside five monopile foundations on the Nordsee One offshore wind farm.
DONG Energy has decided to use only monopile foundations on the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
US Wind, which plans to set up a 248MW wind farm off Maryland, stated in its application to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that it intends to use Siemens 4MW turbines, but during the evidentiary hearings the company noted that it is also considering 6MW turbine class, according to PSC’s order published earlier this month.
On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 site onto GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation, which has now put the first section of the new deepwater quay in Port of Rotterdam into operation as it is ready to install the second batch of foundations at the Galloper offshore wind farm site in the UK. […]
IHC IQIP today informed its S-2000 Hydrohammer was used to install two monopiles for the first two Formosa 1 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan. The company delivered the S-2000 Hydroammer with a 5.5m pile sleeve to Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, which carried out the installation of foundations for the project, developed by Swancor/Formosa Wind Power […]