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29 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

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 […]

7 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

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 […]

31 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

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 […]

31 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

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 […]

24 January 2019 Environment

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 […]

4 September 2018 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

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.

26 March 2018 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

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.

15 December 2017 R&D

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.

1 December 2017 Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

27 November 2017 R&D, Technology

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.

8 November 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

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.

24 July 2017

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.

18 July 2017 Wind Farm Update

Van Oord has awarded Seaproof Solutions with a contract for the supply of cable protection systems for the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium.

6 June 2017 Grid Connection, Technology

Trelleborg’s offshore operation will launch its recently qualified cable protection system, NjordGuard, at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 exhibition in London.

8 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

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.

11 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

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.

2 March 2017

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.

15 February 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

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 […]

16 January 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

11 January 2017 Authorities, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

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 […]

19 December 2016 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

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 […]

25 November 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

UK-based cable protection systems (CPS) specialist Tekmar Energy has been awarded a contract with Tideway B.V, part of DEME Group, to supply 150 of its TekLink CPS units for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm project in the German part of the North Sea. The supply for the contract will be executed in Tekmar’s new facility in […]

25 October 2016 Authorities, Environment, R&D

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation, led by Scottish Natural Heritage, on establishing five new offshore Special Protection Areas (SPAs). The proposals cover more than 18,000 square kilometres (7,000 square miles) of sea and furthers existing protection for local seabirds and their habitats. Four of the SPAs are located solely in Scottish waters, including […]

25 October 2016 Authorities, Environment, R&D

The Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore Massachusetts and Rhode Island avoid the high concentrations of protected species of whales, turtles and seabirds, according to the results of two new multi-year surveys carried out by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). “BOEM remains deeply committed to ensuring that renewable […]

5 October 2016 Business & Finance

Eleven companies doing business in the renewable energy sector have called for investment protection for renewable energy projects in Europe.  Acciona, Allianz, Commerzbank, EDPR, Enel Green Power Gamesa, ERG, E.ON, HgCapital, Rabobank and RES Group said that, while the industry acknowledges the need to adjust regulatory frameworks over time to respond to declining technology costs and market developments, retroactive changes […]

28 September 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has selected the UK based Tekmar Energy Ltd to supply the cable protection systems (CPS) for the inter-array grid cable system to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland. In June 2016, SOC was awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inter-array grid cable system […]