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  • 1 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation has arrived at the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea with the final monopiles. Innovation picked up the monopiles last night at Sif Rotterdam, a spokesperson from DEME Offshore said. Sif was in charge of providing 47 monopiles for the project, with EEW SPC, the parent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) has carried out the final Test on Completion for Ørsted’s Borssele contract. The Teesside-based company was tasked with manufacturing and delivering a total of 35 transition pieces for the 752MW Borssele 1 + 2 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. ALE Heavy Lift is providing the transportation services which are […]

  • 10 August 2014

    VIDEO: Installation of Borkum Riffgrund Foundations Last week, all 77 monopile foundations were installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea. Ballast Nedam to Install Amrumbank West Monopiles Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2019
    R&D

    GBM Works, a TU Delft spin-off, is set to conduct pilot tests of a new method for installing turbine monopile foundations in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together with project partners, GBM will conduct the pilot at Maasvlakte beginning in May or June by using a vibro drill method in which foundation piles are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    AWJ Marine issued a notice on construction progress at Gwynt y Môr on August 5, according to which there are only 8 monopiles left to install at the offshore wind project. The following is a summary on construction progress issued by AWJ: Wind Farm Construction Status Progress with construction is illustrated in a map here, and […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has arrived at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in Denmark to begin the installation of monopile foundations. The monopiles, manufactured by EEW Special Pipe Constructions, will be transported floating from Rostock, Germany, to the project site. The transition pieces are produced by Bladt Industries in Aalborg, Denmark. Van […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All jacket pin piles have been installed at the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, the project’s developer EnBW confirmed to Offshore WIND. Workers on the jack-up vessel Goliath have driven the jacket pin piles into the seabed. An important part of the work on the foundations is now complete, the company said. Baltic 2 consists […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Monopile Foundation: Dominance in Offshore Wind Foundation Industry” report to their offering. The global offshore wind power industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Countries looking to increase their dependency on wind energy are increasingly looking to offshore wind projects due to high capacity factors and […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 31 monopile foundations has been installed on Northland Power’s 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 23 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has started manufacturing the monopiles for Vattenfall’s 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The first pipe for the Danish offshore wind farm was made in the Rostock production site this May. By September 2019, all 72 monopiles will have been produced and coated, according to the company. In spring […]

  • 23 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 11 October 2013

    Preparations for first load out of Amrumbank has started. Problably within 3 weeks the first monopiles will be shipped in coasters towards the Amrumbank area from BOW Terminal. These piles have a single weight of more then 600 tons. The heavy piles will be loaded with a new set of rigging including special designed triangle […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW SPC has loaded out and delivered 116 out of 174 monopiles for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 28 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two foundations sets for Kentish Flats Extension (KFE) offshore wind farm were lifted on board Osprey Carrier II barge on Saturday morning. With the barge fully loaded it was towed to Vlissingen in the Netherlands where the first load out will take place. The first set of foundations are due to hit the […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    On Tuesday May 20th, Verbrugge Terminals in the Port of Vlissingen successfully completed the first load-in for the Dutch offshore wind farm ‘Eneco Luchterduinen’. The monopiles are constructed by SIF Group and Smulders Group and are transported to Vlissingen for intermediate storage. In July 2014 the first monopiles will be shipped out and installed by […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Eight out of 32 monopile foundations have been installed on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II in the German North Sea, the project’s developers said.

  • 26 June 2012

    After Seaway Heavy Lifting chose to use a vibratory hammer to install monopile foundations at the Riffsgat offshore wind farm, APE Holland informed that vibrating 30 steel monopiles started mid-June. The piles will be driven with the Super Quad Kong (SQK), a modular vibratory driver/extractor consisting of four APE vibros, which are connected to four […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Haizea Wind Group (HWG) has inaugurated its wind tower manufacturing plant at the Port of Bilbao in Spain.