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  • 3 January 2012

    While others were about to enjoy their New Year’s Eve dinner, the installation vessel Svanen started installation of the first monopile at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, and the construction of Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm has now started. According to the original schedule, Svanen was supposed to start work on 1 January, but the mobilisation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Osbit has secured a contract to design and build a monopile upending bucket for Seajacks to use in its offshore wind turbine installation projects. The monopile upending tool will be installed on the self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan and will initially support the development of the bottom-fixed Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan. According to […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has installed the first monopile for the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Van Oord will place a total of 77 monopiles for the Borssele III & IV and two for the innovation site Borssele V. The Borssele III & IV wind farm will be built 22 […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has decided to use only monopile foundations on the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 5 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. Ballast Nedam will erect monopiles and provide the logistics between the feeder port in Cuxhaven and the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The E.ON Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is a 288 MW offshore […]

  • 17 April 2013

    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

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

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC) has won a contract to produce 47 monopiles for Ørsted’s Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 28 April 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Zaratan: 3 Monopiles in 36 Hours (Germany) 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. VIDEO: Zaratan’s Installation of Final Meerwind OWF Monopile  […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Technology has, on behalf of Van Oord, designed and constructed a tool for the installation of anode cages from a floating vessel. The Anode Cage Installation Aid (ACIA) has now completed a factory acceptance test and will now be prepared for transport to the onshore harbour for commissioning and training of the Van Oord operational […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s wind turbine installation vessel Vole au vent has left the port of Eemshaven loaded with the first set of monopiles and transition pieces to be installed on the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 2 November 2011

    The relocation of the approx 5,000 stones at the surface of the seabed, which may cause problems to the wind turbine and cable installation, is well underway. However, a number of planned wind turbine positions are presently being screened with advanced sonar equipment to unveil any critical stones in the seabed. At a number of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the first in U.S. federal waters. CVOW will comprise two Siemens Gamesa 6 MW turbines installed some 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Ørsted’s spokesperson told that the second monopile foundation is also due to be installed in […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile foundation on the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Parkwind, the majority owner and the developer of the project, said. The first of the 23 foundations was installed at the site on 30 July, within one month […]

  • 29 July 2011

    On Saturday 9 April 2011, the first monopile for Walney 2 was installed, and less than three months later all 51 monopiles have been installed. On Sunday 2 July 2011 the last of the 51 monopiles for Walney 2 was successfully driven into the sea bed, and thus the basic foundation for the 51 turbines […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    With the departure of the installation vessel Innovation from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has recently started the 3rd foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. Innovation has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port of Aalborg, which are currently transported across the North Sea […]

  • 2 April 2012

    LDD, an Acteon company providing near and offshore drilling and foundation services, announced that its custom-built LD5000 pile top reverse circulation drilling rig has been delivered to Birkenhead, UK, where LDD will use it to provide critical pile relief drilling for the installation of up to 160 wind turbine foundations. The wind turbines will form […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov has already installed 10 foundations at the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the UK, according to IHC IQIP, a company that outfitted the vessel with piling and handling equipment for the project. SHL is in charge of the installation of 67 foundations and one substation at the project site located off the Norfolk coast, with […]

  • 3 January 2017

    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. […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    EnBW HeDreiht GmbH is seeking a vessel and equipment for the installation and subsequent dismantling of up to two monopiles at the He Dreiht offshore wind farm zone in the German North Sea. The developer plans to carry out noise mitigation tests at the He Dreiht wind farm zone between 15 September and 31 October. […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Technology and Construction Court in London has ruled that cracking discovered on some of the 140 monopiles built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Ltd (ZPMC) for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm ”was largely a result of various failures by ZPMC to maintain correct preheat temperature of the welds to the monopiles.”  The Facts Fluor […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Dutch engineering firm KCI has been awarded with a research and development (R&D) subsidy from Dutch Top consortium Knowlegde and Innovation, Wind at Sea (TKI – WoZ) for the further development of its Double Slip Joint (DSJ) concept. KCI has also teamed up with partners Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects and SIF for the further development of the DSJ. […]

  • 15 March 2016

    Seajacks Scylla had her maiden call in IJmuiden on 14 March. The 139m long installation vessel, dedicated to the offshore energy market, can be adjusted to any project, which is the reason of Scylla’s visit to IJmuiden. The first project for the vessel is the installation of monopiles for German Veja Mate offshore wind farm, where […]