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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK ready to install the first turbines. According to the UK-based company, the vessel left the Alexandra Dock in Hull yesterday morning after picking up the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. Bold Tern is in […]
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Diamond Transmission Partners by Diamond Transmission Corporation Limited (DTC) and by Infrared Capital Partners Limited (IRCP). Diamond Transmission Partners is the holding company of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) for the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, active in […]
EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. (EEW OSB) has completed the work scope for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind project. EEW OSB was tasked with manufacturing 86 out of 174 transition pieces (TPs) for the project. EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC), EEW OSB’s parent company, is manufacturing the 174 monopiles for the wind farm. The […]
Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the first Siemens Gamesa turbines destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the UK-based company, 24 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 turbines are now standing ready for the vessel to pick them up next month. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with the contract for the onshore turbine pre-assembly in September 2018. […]
Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese media reports. OffshoreWIND.biz has contacted Ørsted to confirm this, with the company yet to respond. The suspended contracts were already ongoing, while for those that […]
The Denmark-headquartered PcP. has provided louvre gratings for the offshore substation of the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. According to PcP., the seawater resistant gratings will provide protection and ventilation for vulnerable transformer chambers of the substation. The protection was necessary due to extreme conditions, such as high winds and often heavy rains, the […]
Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.
Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.
Siemens Gamesa has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
Vineyard Wind is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of its 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.
Boskalis and German SPIE SAG Group have entered an agreement under which Boskalis will acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen.
On 14 December, Siemens Gamesa and REBO (Renewable Energy Base Oostende) signed a contract for Belgian SeaMade offshore wind farm, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines.
Eneco has concluded a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium.
Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has completed the installation of the export cable at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
Offshore WIND’s most read news from 2 to 9 December 2018.
Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers have completed the design of the offshore substation and the Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.
SeaMade NV has awarded the consortium of ENGIE Fabricom, Tractebel, Smulders and GeoSea an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the two substations of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.
“Bringing floating substations to commercial feasibility and utilizing serialization, industrialization and innovation to reduce the cost of floating wind”, said Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe at Ideol, while speaking about what the company aims to do with a grant it recently received.
The 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has reached financial close.
DEME Group’s new cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has started her first offshore wind assignment on the Hornsea Project One wind farm off the North Sea coast of the UK.
The France-headquartered Vallourec is supplying structural tubes for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore transformer stations in the Dutch North Sea.
The UK-based Aviva Investors has invested GBP 400 million to help fund the construction of Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50% of the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).
Engie Fabricom UK Ltd has sold its holding of the share capital of Fabricom Offshore Services Limited (FOS) to 55 Degrees Holding Limited.
The Kriegers Flak – Combined Grid Solution has reached another milestone after Germany’s 50Hertz and Denmark’s Energinet completed the 24 hours tests on both of the offshore cables connecting the Danish platform on the Kriegers Flak wind farm with the German platform on the Baltic 2.
Siemens Transmission & Distribution Ltd. has awarded the Smulders-ENGIE Fabricom consortium with a contract to manufacture two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK.