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  • 27 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 950MW Moray East wind farm has entered the offshore construction phase with the start of piling operations earlier this month. The piling operations started on 19 May and are expected to take place over a period of approximately eleven months, a Notice of Operations said. Moray East contracted GeoSea NV Geotechnical & Offshore Solutions, […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    27 out of the 32 monopile foundations have been installed on the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 27 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 27 March. The work will be carried out by the heavy lift vessel Stanislav Yudin, recently equipped with NAMI’s purpose built 700-tonne Pile Installation Frame (PIF).

  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has arrived at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam to load the first monopiles for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME is in charge of installing the 58 foundations, as well as the turbines, inter-array cables, export cables and two offshore substations. Sif won a contract at the end of […]

  • 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.

  • 21 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Construction Associates (OCA) has won a contract to provide installation management services for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. The contract follows 12 months of support by OCA’s UK business and is expected to create jobs and further employment opportunities in Boston and other locations in the U.S. until at least […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has officially opened the Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base (HTOCB) at Humberside Airport in Lincolnshire. The building, formerly a police station at the airport, will now house around 30 Ørsted employees who will be working around the clock to construct the 1.4GW wind farm. Hornsea Two, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire Coast, will […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind and marine contractor Jan De Nul have kicked off offshore seabed preparation works in the Belgian North Sea for the 219MW Northwester 2 wind farm. Jan De Nul has just finished the offshore scour protection works on the wind farm’s 23 turbine locations. At each location, the subsea rock installation vessel Simon […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) has signed a contract with ScottishPower Renewable to carry out an offshore readiness assessment to ensure East Anglia ONE is ready to complete the offshore works in an efficient and safe manner.

  • 17 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    30 monopile foundations and 14 inter-array cables have so far been installed on the 752MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, Ørsted said. Located some 23 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland, Borssele 1 + 2 will comprise 94 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines scheduled to be operational by […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Cuxhaven is planning to strengthen its position as a location for offshore wind energy with a million euro investment. The mooring in the port should be prepared for the so-called jack-up vessels, said on Thursday the State Agency for Water Management, Coastal Defence and Nature Conservation in the North. The ships will be used to […]

  • 3 November 2014

    VDS Staal- en Machinebouw (VDS) announce that the second full-service terminal on the North Sea, VDS Offshore Construction Terminal Eemshaven, is fully operational. It is located at the Orange Blue Terminals (OBT) which is a perfect base for offshore logistics in the North Sea. VDS strikes up cooperation with the major stakeholder of OBT – […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens AG has signed a framework cooperation agreement with Marketex Offshore Constructions, a subsidiary of the Tallinn-headquartered BLRT Grupp.

  • 6 April 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction phase at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm is scheduled to start in June 2016, DONG Energy said in a community newsletter.  The installation of the export cable, turbine foundations and the offshore substation is set to kick off in June. July is reserved for the installation of the offshore cable array. The first of […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is currently undertaking the necessary preparations to begin offshore works on the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm which are scheduled to start in September.

  • 2 December 2014

    Offshore Logistics Company (OLC), a subsidiary of RWE Innogy GmbH (RWE), has signed a 5 year bareboat charter for their offshore construction vessel, Friedrich Ernestine, with the Chinese joint venture company ZPMC Profundo Wind Energy Co.,Ltd. The vessel will mobilise to the Far East in early 2015 to commence operations in the Chinese and Asian […]

  • 13 May 2014

    Last year, Mojo Maritime launched the design of its patented HiFlo-4 Installation Vessel (HF4) at the Renewable UK 2013 Wave and Tidal Event. The vessel is designed to operate in extreme tidal races and is set to revolutionise the tidal energy sector, according to the developer. This capability enables the vessel to reduce the installation […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall will submit a planning application for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate in 2018, with hope it will obtain an irrevocable consent in early 2020.  If all processes run as smoothly as expected and a final investment decision is taken, offshore construction can start in the early 2020s, according to Ruari Lean, […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A few days ago, an accident occurred at the Jiangsu Jingye offshore wind Bearing Co. Ltd construction site when a steel platform collapsed, killing five and injuring four workers, reported Wind Power Monthly. According to the accident report, the two men died on the spot and the three men died in the hospital. The facility, […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has started the offshore construction on two wind farms in the German North Sea – the 497MW Hohe See and the 112MW Albatros. 

  • 1 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Island Shipping has acquired a 22 Metre Multi Category Vessel to be called the Island Kestrel.  The vessel is equipped with powerful winches, a deck crane and fuel and water transfer systems. She is state of the art and boasts the very latest equipment. A powerful and versatile twin screw workboat, the Island Kestrel will […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Block Island Wind Farm, the U.S. first offshore wind project, has entered the offshore construction phase, according to Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO. “Heading offshore – ready to build,” Grybowski wrote on his social media page today. The main installation vessel, the Weeks 533, was mobilized for work this weekend following the arrival of wind turbine foundations at the […]

  • 25 January 2011

    Two of Germany’s most prominent shipyard groups – P&S Yards and Meyer Werft – have announced new orders for ship types seen as crucial for… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, January 25, 2011

  • 21 January 2014

    Mojo Maritime has signed, on 16 January, a Memorandum of Understanding with Hammonia Reederei GmbH & Co. KG, a major German ship owner and manager, to finance and build the Hi Flo 4, the first ship in a completely new class of offshore construction vessels. As a result, Mojo and Hammonia, along with other Technology […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Narec has taken receipt of the first of the rolled ‘cans’ for the tripod foundation structure of its offshore monitoring platform, part of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. Fabricated by McNulty Offshore Construction Limited on the River Tyne, the installation of the complete platform structure is expected to occur in the early Autumn of this […]