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  • 29 June 2016

    Boston-based company Inexhaustible has introduced a method of over-the-water energy transport for offshore generation projects. The method eliminates the high cost and high risk subsea transmission cable while greatly improving the value of the electricity generated, according to the company. It uses marine vessels or articulated tug-barges laden with utility scale energy storage systems, such as Battery Energy […]

  • 15 January 2019

    Classification and technical advisory services provider ABS has granted an Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design, said to be the first to support transporting parts for turbines greater than 9MW. The 178m long Blue Azurit design allows wind turbine manufacturers to produce full length welded towers […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Roll Group has developed a detachable base frame for the onshore transport of transition pieces using its self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT).

  • 4 July 2016

    French transport engineering company, Octra, and her Madrid home-based sister company, Coordinadora, have transported GE’s ‪Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine to its onshore testing location in Osterild, Denmark.  Three tower sections embarked the journey in Northern Spain, where the manufacturing facility is located, while the nacelle was picked up in France. The Heavy Lift Vessel sailed out […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Netherlands-based WIND has completed the transport of high-voltage subsea cable destined to connect an undisclosed offshore wind farm in Europe to its substation. WIND said it transferred 26km of 155kV subsea cable from China to the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and delivered it to a large European transmission system operator (TSO). The 2,300t cables were loaded […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco Offshore Wind B.V. has invited tenders for offshore transport and lifting services during what the company described as ”major component replacements” at the 120MW Princess Amalia Wind Farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark).

  • 12 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Gicon and the Endowed Chair of Wind Energy Technology at the University of Rostock (LWET) have conducted tank tests of the third generation Gicon SOF floating offshore foundation with focus on the transport and installation process.

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo Shipping has secured a contract with DEME Offshore for the transport of foundations for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. Jumbo will transport 165 monopiles from Rostock, Germany, and 135 transition pieces from Aalborg, Denmark, to Eemshaven, the Netherlands, with a K3000 class vessel. Additionally, the company will undertake the project management for the […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Wagenborg has transported a so-called Pile Gripper Tool from Middelburg to Esbjerg where it was fitted on a wind turbine installation ship, Pacific Orca. The manufacture and transportation of the Pile Gripper Tool, including a hydraulic HSD-frame, took around three months. After driving the Pile Gripper out of the construction hall, Wagenborg placed the Pile Gripper upon prepositioned construction […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The Sea Slice is currently being shipped by the Hamburg based shipping company SAL Heavy Lift Vessel Frauke from San Diego, USA, to Rotterdam. Transportation of the specialist vessel, which is 34 metres long and weighs 137 tonnes, will take about 30 days. The Sea Slice will then be handed over to its new owner, […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Five vessels of Smit Lamnalco, the global marine service provider, played the key role in the unberthing and float‐over of the world’s largest high‐voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin beta, at Drydocks World ‐ Dubai. The five state of the art escort tugs, with more than a combined 450 tonnes bollard pull power provided marine […]

  • 7 December 2015

    Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of four gigantic wind turbine towers on their way to Osterild, where the Danish test centre for wind turbines is located.  The tower sections weigh up to 190 tons each and have a diameter of nearly seven metres. The fourth transport was completed in October when the latest turbine […]

  • 3 November 2015

    With construction underway on Burbo Bank Extension, DONG Energy required the delivery and installation of two 200-tonne transformers at the onshore substation, which was done by Collett, a UK company specializing in Heavy Haulage, Heavy Lift, Marine Agency and Transport Consulting. SDV UK Ltd called the company to facilitate the ship’s discharge at the Port of Mostyn and […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Yesterday, SCHEUERLE issued a press release regarding the increasing use of modular transport systems due to the large dimensions and the ever-increasing weight of offshore installations. Here, we bring a video from SCHEUERLE Fahrzeuge, which demonstrates transport solutions for offshore wind power plants: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, January 29, 2013; Image: SCHEUERLE

  • 19 June 2013

    An accident occurred in Emden’s Great Sea Lock in the early evening of June 17, when a composite of two Dutch tugboats and a pontoon collided with a dolphin structure, the Waterway Police of Wilhelmshaven (Wasserschutzpolizei Wilhelmshaven) reported. The towing composite was carrying three tripod foundations for the construction of offshore wind turbines. Since it […]

  • 26 June 2013

    Worldwide logistics company PSP has secured a contract to transport windfarm boats across the globe as a direct result of its appearance at Seawork. The details of the project were revealed (June 25) as Seawork International 2013 opened its doors to the public. Seawork International is the largest and fastest growing commercial marine and workboat […]

  • 20 November 2015

    During the EWEA 2015 in Paris, Offshore WIND met with Alfredo Parres, Head of Wind Sector Initative at ABB Group, whose main role within ABB is to integrate different wind-related activities under the same umbrella. This in turn is part of an overall strategy aimed at optimal positioning and to grow the company within the wind sector, by […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    Dutch research institutes MARIN and Deltares have completed a test campaign focused on the transport and installation of gravity-based structures (GBS) as part of the GBS WIND Joint Industry Project (JIP) launched in March 2017.

  • 16 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. has issued a tender seeking transport services of personnel and material for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) in Germany. The contractor will be in charge of providing the transport of personnel and material between the harbor of Eemshaven in the Netherlands and the project construction site some 40km […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has awarded Norway’s OHT with a contract to transport 48 jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm from the United Arab Emirates to Scotland. OHT will transport the 45 wind turbine jackets and three offshore transformer module (OTM) jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication yard in the UAE to the Port of Nigg in […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: DeltaStream installation vessel at Fishguard Harbour yesterday transporting vessel moorings to Ramsey Sound. Tidal Energy Ltd (TEL), an innovative tidal stream technology company, will be installing and testing at sea a full-scale prototype tidal stream generating device known as DeltaStream. The company already completed site survey work at Ramsey […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Southampton-based Williams Shipping has started transporting MHI Vestas’ 82-metre-long offshore wind turbine blades built at the Isle of Wight factory in the UK.

  • 24 June 2014

    KOTUG has successfully transported the HelWin beta topside from Zwijndrecht to Schiedam. HelWin beta is a 10,200-ton converter platform, which was build for German grid operator Tennet at the Heerema Fabrication yard in Zwijndrecht. On the river Oude Maas, vessels RT Magic and RT Adriaan (both 75+ tonnes Bollard pull) started the towage at 08:00am. As the platform […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Students of the Department of Maritime Transport from the Jade University of Applied Sciences have developed a transport concept for maintenance of wind farms in the German Bight. Under the guidance of Professors Ralf Brauner and Christian Jauernig, they have created a fictitious company that offers a pickup service of technicians to offshore wind farms […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Vestas and SNCF Geodis are pioneering the transportation of massive wind turbine blades by railway. Transporting up to nine 55 meter long blades at a time by train reduces cost, time and CO2-emissions as well as freeing up space on congested European roads. Vestas, the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, once again takes an innovative […]

  • 19 September 2017

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Adventure has left the Port of Esbjerg, Denmark, with a final set of turbine components to be installed on the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm.