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  • 9 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation has loaded the first set of monopiles to be installed on the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Innovation loaded the first set of monopiles at Sif’s facility on Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam. DEME is in charge of transporting and installing the 94 monopile […]

  • 14 February 2017

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has introduced its newly-developed design procedure for monopiles – Optiwind Monopile – which allows offshore monopiles to be optimised in a way that leads to significant steel weight savings.

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2013

    Seajacks Zaratan installed the final monopile at the Meerwind Offshore Wind Park on Sunday, April 22. The vessel also proved its great efficiency earlier this month by installing 3 monopiles in 35 hours. The following is a video of the vessel performing installation of 80th and final Meerwind monopile: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, April 23, […]

  • 1 February 2013

    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 […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Twenty-four monopiles have been installed at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm, thus crossing a milestone of having one third of its 1300T monopiles in their respective positions. The construction phase began in April 2016, and the contractor Offshore Wind Force (OWF) has managed to install 24 monopiles at the site in the German North […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first complete monopile foundation has been installed on the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, Ørsted, the owner and developer of the wind farm, said.

  • 18 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Netherlands-based Temporary Works Design (TWD) has introduced a Hammock monopile seafastening that is said to accommodate foundations with a diameter of up to 11 metres without any changes to the support structure.

  • 4 July 2014

    The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication and assembly of 67 monopiles (MPs) and 67 transition pieces (TPs), including transportation to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm storage site from where the monopile […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The first of 77 foundations has been installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany representing 277 MW when complete. With the beginning of the year 2014 the construction work continued at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea, after installation of the offshore substation in the summer 2013. Around 37 […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has invited foundation manufacturers to pre-qualify to be able to participate in the tender for the delivery of monopile foundations for three projects in Denmark: Kriegers Flak and Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind farms.

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Sif Holding N.V. with a contract to produce 47 monopiles for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 30 March 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The S-4000 Hydrohammer pile-driving system installed its first monopiles at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea, IHC IQIP, a business unit of Royal IHC which recently launched the system, reports. The fully operational S-4000 unit was delivered to DEME Group’s offshore marine engineering division GeoSea for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm project in the German North […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector of the North Sea. The installation of all these monopiles was completed well within four-month time. This exceptional achievement is entirely due to the efforts of a dedicated and professional team, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    At 22:00 on Sunday 21st April, Seajacks Zaratan completed hammering of the 80th and final monopile at the Meerwind Offshore Wind Park in Germany. Blair Ainslie, CEO for Seajacks said: “The installation of the final monopile yesterday at Meerwind is a significant achievement for all who have been involved in the project. We are proud […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has secured a contract by Yunneng Wind Power to provide scour protection for the turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The contract will see Boskalis installing rock on the seabed around 71 monopile foundations serving as scour protection. In total 325,000t of rock sourced from local quarries […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has received an order from Van Oord for the production of 89 monopiles for the 382.7MW Windpark Fryslȃn nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. In total, EEW SPC will process over 19,000 tons of steel for this order between January 2020 and September 2020. Located in the IJsselmeer (Lake […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Stanislav Yudin has installed the first monopile at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) in Germany. 

  • 16 May 2014

    Dillinger Hütte supplied around 16,000 tons of, essentially thermo-mechanically rolled, heavy plates in thicknesses up to 85 mm for the Teesside Offshore wind farm monopile foundations. EDF Energy Renewable officially opened the wind farm located in northeastern England on 16th April 2014. The 27 installed turbines have the capacity to produce 62 MW of electricity to […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the news that almost 60 monopiles had been completed on 18 March, specialised jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan continues installation at a rapid pace at the Meerwind Offshore Park, installing 3 monopiles in just under 1 and a half days. Zaratan collected the three 675t steel structures from the construction port of Cuxhaven on the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first three super-sized monopiles built for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm arrived at the Dutch Eemshaven seaport on 10 March, with the remaining 64 giants soon to follow, reports The monopiles were constructed in Rostock, Germany, by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH. Weighing 1,302.5 tons each, they are the world’s heaviest monopiles ever built. The […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has reached a milestone with the production of its 2,000th monopile. This special monopile was made for Ørsted’s Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Sif stated it is currently in the final phase of the project and is planning to complete the works in early April. The company produced its […]