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DHI and LICengineering have designed the scour protection systems for three Vattenfall's Danish offshore wind farms, which is expected to save 30% in installation costs. The companies provided the systems for the Vesterhav Syd and Nord nearshore wind farms and the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project, which together have 113 turbines producing a combined capacity of […]
Cotes has secured funding from Innovation Fund Denmark for the development of its off-grid protection solution for offshore wind transition pieces (TPs). Project COOPER includes a solution that protects the bases of offshore wind turbines from corrosive effects of salt-laden airborne moisture in situations where power is not linked up or available yet. According to […]
Vineyard Wind is seeking proposals for Passive Acoustic Monitoring Systems (PAMS) to help safeguard endangered North Atlantic right whales alongside transit routes of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. In the call, Vineyard Wind is looking for technology companies or academic institutions to provide and operationalize the PAMS to detect the presence of right […]
Corrosion Protection Consult GmbH has signed a contract to provide corrosion protection inspection on the BorWin gamma converter station in the German North Sea. The contract started recently and is expected to be completed by the end of June. The scope of work includes monitoring and inspection of the coating works at the newly installed converter […]
JDR Cable Systems has awarded Trelleborg with a contract to design, manufacture and deliver dynamic cable protection products for the Windfloat Atlantic floating wind project. Set for installation off the coast of Portugal in 2019, Trelleborg’s offshore operation will provide Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners, and Uraduct for this project. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm will […]
Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. Tekmar will provide 196 TekLink Generation 8 systems for protecting the project's inter-array and export cables, and bellmouths for the substations, with its sister company AgileTek Engineering performing engineering analysis. The […]
Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of cable protection solutions for the Kincardine floating wind farm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners and Uraduct cable and flow line protection for the Scottish pilot […]
Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Jan De Nul to provide its cable protection system (CPS) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. Under the agreement, Tekmar will supply its TekLink Mechanical Latch Generation 8 CPS for all of the project's inter-array and export cables. The system will be produced at the company's manufacturing […]
A new UK consortium is developing a self-installing scour protection system said to be able to save an average offshore wind farm approximately GBP 8.6 million over its lifetime. The Self-Installing Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms (SISProtect) project is being led by Seabed Scour Control Systems (SSCS), who will carry out the design of the prototype Frond […]
Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement committing to implement protective measures for North Atlantic right whales during construction and operation of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The U.S. company signed the deal to protect the critically endangered species with the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Conservation Law Foundation. Among a […]
Ørsted has signed a six-year framework agreement with Trelleborg for the supply of the NjordGuard cable protection system for use on upcoming wind farm projects.
The Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria (IHCantabria) is carrying out an experiment campaign to evaluate the performance of different scour protection solutions on jacket foundations at the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.
Using Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) during offshore wind farm construction is as an effective method for protection of minke whales, according to a study conducted through a joint industry project.
A corrosion protection process developed by E.ON and Ramboll and used for the first time on the Arkona offshore wind farm has won the German Renewables Award in the Innovation of the Year category. E.ON and Statoil's joint project got the Innovation of the Year award from the Clusteragentur Erneuerbare Energien based in Hamburg. “The procedure developed […]
Prysmian Group is launching Power Link Cable Solutions, a new system that is said to provide a comprehensive management of subsea cable damages and minimize downtime and costs in the event of a fault.
Boskalis' fallpipe vessel (FPV) Rockpiper is carrying out scour protection works at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm. According to a notice to mariners, Rockpiper will be working at the project site for three weeks and was scheduled to start on 28 October.
Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. took over the overall logistics concept for personnel and materials for a corrosion protection campaign at two platforms – Buitengaats and ZeeEnergie – at the Gemini offshore wind farm, where the company worked together with Vroon Offshore Services.
Van Oord has awarded Seaproof Solutions with a contract for the supply of cable protection systems for the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium.
Trelleborg’s offshore operation will launch its recently qualified cable protection system, NjordGuard, at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 exhibition in London.
HR Wallingford is currently conducting physical modelling in its Fast Flow Facility to test the scour development and the performance of a frond mat scour protection system to protect the jacket piles for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.
After recently winning contracts for Hornsea Project One in the UK and Trianel Windpark Borkum II in Germany, Seaproof Solutions has won a cable protection system (CPS) supply contract for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in Denmark.
Siem Offshore Contractors has awarded Seaproof Solutions with a contract for the design and supply of cable protection systems for the inter-array subsea cables at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in Germany.
The European Commission has selected two new projects for funding under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) which will tackle the corrosion on offshore platforms and look into the development of multi-use offshore platforms. The first project, the North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy (NeSSIE), seeks to deliver new business and investment opportunities […]
Cable protection systems (CPS) supplier Tekmar Energy has won a contract to supply Prysmian PowerLink with 84 of its TekLink CPS units for the 3o9MW Rentel offshore wind farm project in Belgium. The supply for the contract will be executed in Tekmar's production facility in the North East of England and manufacturing is expected to be completed […]
U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a workshop on Atlantic offshore wind activities and marine protected species. BOEM's Office of Renewable Energy Programs will host a three-day "Best Management Practices Workshop for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities" on 7-9 March. The workshop will discuss best management practices for preventing, reducing, and monitoring impacts […]
Energinet.dk has invited tenders for burial and protection of 150kV subsea cables at Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). The works include burial and protection of approximately 2 x 24km of submarine cable route, which is to be divided into trenching and jetting work for the Krieger's Flak CGS connection. The contract will also cover, inter alia, boulder […]