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  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dong Energy has contracted SPT Offshore for the structural and geotechnical design of suction bucket foundations for potentially five transformer substations, namely Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension. The 4 suction buckets will potentially form the foundation of 4-leg jackets supporting high-voltage transmission substations weighing approx. 2500 ton each. The water depths vary […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Harland and Wolff has manufactured and exported 24 suction buckets for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to ST3 Offshore’s serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland.

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

    GeoSea’s jack-up Innovation has arrived at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea to install the first suction bucket jacket foundations.

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Northern Ireland’s marine manufacturer Harland and Wolff (H&W) has been chosen by jacket foundation supplier ST3 Offshore to supply suction buckets for DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 29 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The companies that installed an innovative foundation on DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm can mark another great milestone for their businesses after the first offshore wind Suction Bucket Jacket stands at its position. GeoSea carried out the floating load out, transport and installation, while the suction process was done by SPT Offshore. Armour stones will be installed […]

  • 12 June 2018
    R&D

    The Centre for Offshore Foundations Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has completed several series of tests on suction buckets, said to have shown the potential for further cost savings for the foundation concept.

  • 14 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s ST3 Offshore has sent off the last shipment of suction bucket jacket foundations built for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 5 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first out of a total of 20 suction bucket jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 5 June 2019
    R&D

    Universal Foundation has completed the industrialized suction bucket installation tests offshore Denmark. The offshore campaign was completed on 1 June and the industrialized suction bucket foundation is now back on land, Universal Foundation reported. According to the company, 13 installations and retrievals were carried out despite weather delays and a learning curve. The next step […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The barges and coasters carrying jacket foundations and suction buckets to be installed on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea have started arriving at the port of Cuxhaven.

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the suction bucket jacket foundation, which is installed without noisy pile driving. “We were particularly pleased with this foundation,” stated the President of BSH Monika Breuch-Moritz. “It shows that the authorities, academia and industry are continuously looking for solutions that strike a balance between protection […]

  • 27 May 2019
    R&D

    Universal Foundation has begun industrialized suction bucket installation tests under a project that is part of the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP). Universal Foundation is carrying out the EUDP project in a consortium with Siemens Gamesa, Aalborg University, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Offshoreenergy.dk. According to the company, the trial installation activity of the […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Through its Offshore Wind Accelerator programme (OWA ), the Carbon Trust has awarded DONG Energy GBP 6 million (DKK 54 million) to co-fund full scale demonstration of a new offshore wind turbine foundation called the Suction Bucket Jacket. If the demonstration is successful, it could be implemented in future commercial projects from 2017 – including […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has designed and installed Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems on two of 20 suction bucket jackets at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Danish Energy Ministry has awarded EUR 3.8 million through the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) to a consortium aiming to demonstrate how an industrialised suction bucket concept can cut foundation installation costs. 

  • 31 August 2014

    Suction Bucket Jacket Foundation Installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 (Gallery) DONG Energy has installed a suction bucket jacket foundation at its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1. First Wind Turbine Up at EnBW Baltic 2 In the development of its second offshore wind farm, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has reached a milestone with the […]

  • 13 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has, on behalf Aberdeen Offshore Windfarm Limited (AOWFL), completed the first of two trial installations of suction buckets in Aberdeen Bay at the proposed location of the Aberdeen offshore wind farm, also known as European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The installation of the smaller suction bucket at the site proved successful, Gunnar Groebler, Vattenfall’s Head […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    ST3 Offshore has sent off a barge carrying the first three jackets for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from its serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland, to Cuxhaven, Germany.

  • 25 September 2014
    Technology

    Suitable for water depths of 30-60m with a height of 57m and weighing roughly 850 tonnes. The suction bucket jacket is installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany.  The new foundation concept has been developed by DONG Energy in cooperation with Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) in the UK. The […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the last of the twenty suction bucket jacket foundations on Orsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 11 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 1 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A 1,500-tonne steel jacket which will support an offshore substation at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has been installed in the seabed some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk.  The jacket structure, built by Sembmarine SLP Ltd, was sunk into the seabed using suction bucket technology for the first time on an offshore substation in the UK. Four suction buckets, […]

  • 15 May 2014

    DongEnergy Wind Power A/S has contracted SPT Offshore for the installation and installation engineering of the suction buckets for Dong’sdemonstration tripod suction bucket jacket (SBJ) foundation as per of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm. The suction bucket jacket foundation will support a 3.6 MW Siemens wind turbine generator. The local water depth is 25m. […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    ST3 Offshore is currently loading out the first jacket foundations for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm at its serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland.

  • 7 August 2018
    Technology

    Framo, part of Alfa Laval, has provided its pump technology for the installation of the suction bucket jacket foundations at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 23 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first two suction bucket jacket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have arrived at Peterhead Port, UK.