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The first wind turbine nacelles built by Senvion for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II wind farm have started their journey to the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands. The first of the 32 Senvion 6.2M152 wind turbines are expected to be installed at the site some 40 kilometres north of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea […]
First nacelles for the offshore wind turbines that will spin at the Rentel wind farm have arrived at the REBO site in Ostend, Belgium, after being shipped from the Siemens Gamesa factory in Cuxhaven.
Siemens Gamesa has shipped out the first nacelles for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from Cuxhaven, Germany, to the installation port in Ostend, Belgium.
Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first D7 nacelle for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from its new production facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.
BigLift's heavy load carrier Big Sky has arrived in the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands loaded with the first six of the sixty-six GE Haliade nacelles to be installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company's Saint-Nazaire site in France.
The wind turbine nacelles for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland have arrived to the Port of Pori.
The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its 'first-click' test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March, innogy SE said.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has shared several photos of the first four of 32 nacelles for DONG Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm arriving at the company's pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland. The first four 390-tonne nacelles arrived to Belfast last night onboard Meriaura's multipurpose deck cargo carrier Aura. Work at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly […]
The first nine of eighteen nacelles built by Senvion for the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm have arrived at the south end of the Bremerhaven Container Terminal, Eurogate, the operator of the terminal, reports. Weighing 340 tonnes each, the nacelles were transported from the Senvion factory in Bremerhaven’s Labradorhafen via pontoon to the Nordhafen and then moved to […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern has reached a halfway point in its journey to deliver five GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelles from Saint Nazaire, France, to the site of the first ever US offshore wind farm - the 30MW Block Island. The update on the journey was shared by Jeff Grybowski, CEO of Deepwater […]
GE reported today that the manufacturing of the first commercial series of Haliade™ nacelles is soon to be completed at its offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, with the nacelles scheduled to begin their voyage to the U.S. in mid-July. The five 370-tonne nacelles will equip the Block Island offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in […]
GE Renewable Energy has shared an image of two of the five Haliade 150 6MW nacelles ready to be loaded and start their journey across the Atlantic to the Port of Providence, Rhode Island, and become the heart of the first turbines ever to generate power offshore the USA at the 30MW Block Island wind […]
The first three nacelles for wind turbines to be installed at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm site were delivered to the base port in Bremerhaven on February 20. Once delivered, a specialized crane with a lifting capacity of 750 tons unloaded the nacelles in the Labrador harbor. After that, the nacelles were transported to […]
Vestas will be the first customer of LORC Nacelle Testing when the indoor test centre for testing and trials of entire nacelles is finished by next summer. "We are extremely pleased to announce the agreement with Vestas for testing various types of nacelles. It gives us great reassurance to have our first customer in the […]
Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvring and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]
Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvering and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]
Vestas has announced that the nacelles for prototype and pre-series versions of their new dedicated offshore turbine, the V164-7.0 MW, will be assembled at Lindø, Denmark. For these purposes, Vestas has signed a fixed period business lease agreement with Lindø Industrial Park. The agreement, which takes effect on 1 January 2012, covers the lease of […]
Donjon Marine Co., Inc.'s Chesapeake 1000 derrick barge was recently used to unload 22 wind turbine nacelles, each weighing 87 metric... (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, August 25, 2011;
The replacement of the six AREVA wind nacelles has been completed at Germany’s first offshore windfarm, alpha ventus. All twelve wind power turbines can be put back into full operation. Work on the nacelle exchange began in September and was completed successfully today. An increase in the temperature of the sliding bearings of the AREVA […]
Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy plan to join forces in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, in Europe. With a capacity of 12MW, the Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date. Development and production of the new 12MW turbine will mostly take place in France. […]
Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]
DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]
The Dutch Eqin has provided jack-ups Blue Tern and Brave Tern with temporary deck power in Esbjerg during the loadout, transport and installation of turbine components on the Hohe See offshore wind project. The team has installed cables, cable trays, distribution boxes, transformers and power generators in load sharing mode on board Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's vessels, while […]
The Danish government has allocated DKK 50 million (circa EUR 6.7 million) for new wind turbine testing facilities at the Lindø Offshore Renewables Center (LORC). According to the government, the award will contribute to the establishment of testing facilities for 16MW turbines, which will overall cost approximately DKK 300 million. The Danish Export Credit Agency (EKF), […]
Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The 10 MW rating is made possible through a larger generator diameter, building on the Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive generator technology, the company said. By increasing the rotor diameter to 193 meters, this new wind turbine is said to […]