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  • 1 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) by using a Vibro Lifting Tool from Heerema’s vessel Aegir.

  • 20 April 2016

    The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects has successfully installed  all 27 monopiles for the Teesside Wind Farm. Foundation installation began on the 6th of February 2012 and the last monopile has been installed last weekend. This means that the installation of the Monopiles has been completed ahead of schedule. The company will commence transition piece installation in the second half of June […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the project. The Scylla, deemed the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation vessel, arrived at the site on […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Steelwind Nordenham has dispatched the last batch of monopiles for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The last four monopiles were loaded onto the Zhi Xian Zhi Xing vessel on 8 July and sent off from the foundation manufacturer’s site in Nordenham, Germany. Steelwind Nordenham has been selected as the preferred supplier for the […]

  • 28 October 2015

    As promised, we bring you the second part of the interview with Van Oord’s Commercial Manager of Offshore Wind Projects, Theo de Lange. In this part we have focused on new technological developments, offshore wind projects they worked on and their vessels. First part: Van Oord: Dredging Companies Venturing into Offshore Wind (Interview) OW: Earlier this year, you have […]

  • 15 January 2013

    IHC Handling Systems, part of IHC Merwede, has delivered a pile guiding tool for the installation of 80 wind turbine foundations at sea. This innovative tool was designed and constructed by IHC Handling Systems, and then installed on board Seajacks’ new jack-up vessel, ZARATAN, in autumn 2012. The company was awarded the contract on the […]

  • 8 March 2018

    Cathie Associates have performed a study which enabled the reduction of noise in the water column created by monopile driving at the Arkona offshore wind farm site in Germany, the company informed after all the 60 foundations were installed.

  • 21 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 23 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has expanded its offering of services to cover bolting tests. Sif added the offering after a request from DEME Group to arrange all preparations for the test as part of the work scope for the Belgian SeaMade offshore wind project. During this test, the bolted flange connection between a monopile and […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 30 October 2012

    The Conbit team delivered major tools to the new jack up vessel of Seajacks. Conbit supplied monopile handling tools for the Meerwind installation campaign, which the British wind farm installation specialist will execute with the new vessel “Zaratan”. Seajacks awarded Conbit to supply seafastening and deck transport equipment for monopiles. Conbit proposed a saddle construction […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo’s heavy-lift carrier has arrived at Steelwind Nordenham’s quayside to pick up the first four monopiles destined for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. According to Steelwind, the Jumbo Jubilee arrived at the heavy-lift terminal Blexen, Germany, on 19 October and the loadout operations started immediately. In total, Steelwind will manufacture and deliver 40 complete monopiles from Nordenham, as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 24 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 2 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    A turbine monopile has fallen while being loaded onto SAL Heavy Lift’s multi-purpose cargo ship Svenja at the Port of Rostock, according to the local police.

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore foundations manufacturer EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has loaded out the first monopiles built for the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    First Subsea will launch a new monopile interface connector for offshore wind monopiles and top tension connector for floating wind turbines on stand A-D8 at EWEA Offshore 2015.  “First Subsea connector technology gives installation companies the ability to significantly reduce cable installation and mooring costs while improving the quality of these subsea connections,” says John Shaw, managing […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Italy’s Renexia SpA has awarded Spain’s Haizea Wind Group with a contract to manufacture ten monopiles for what will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Renexia has also awarded Italy-based Nautilus Srl with a contract ”to install and deploy the 30kV medium tension network as well as the scour protection for monopiles […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    At Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam, Fistuca is currently testing the BLUE Piling technology for driving the foundation piles of offshore wind turbines into the seabed. 

  • 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 […]