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  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Finnish automated welding specialist Pemamek has received an order to supply automation lines for offshore wind turbine tower and foundation production to the Portuguese renewable energy company, ASM Industries (ASMI).

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first offshore wind tower section has left the paint shop at CS Wind UK’s facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 9 April 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has announced to its staff at the factory in Machrihanish, Campbeltown, that it intends to let go of more than 50 workers due to challenging market conditions.

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bilbao-based Navacel has loaded out five transition pieces built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.

  • 2 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the wind turbine towers for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm has started at the Port of Ostend in Belgium, Otary Group, the owner and developer of the project, said.

  • 1 February 2013

    On 28 January 2013, LORC celebrated the official opening of Lindoe Welding Technology (LWT), which is the first in the planned line of advanced technology test centers for the offshore wind turbine industry. LWT is an open fabrication lab equipped with one of the most powerful commercially available welding lasers in the world. LWT will […]

  • 8 January 2018

    CS Wind UK has loaded its first offshore tower section in Kintyre, Scotland, which is now ready to go to the Campbeltown harbour.

  • 13 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has won a contract by Siemens Gamesa to build/pre-assemble the wind turbine towers ahead of the installation on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 4 September 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is heading to the Global Tech I construction area, carrying three wind turbine towers and gondolas. The vessel will reach the North Sea wind farm in about one day and then start the installation. The towers come in three sections and are transported in an upright position. […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Mabey Bridge – which opened its £38m wind turbine tower factory in May 2011 – has sealed its first offshore renewables contract. The deal – with Fugro Seacore – will see a 46m-long, 2.5m-diameter, 170-tonne monopile manufactured and delivered to E.ON. It will to be used as the foundation for a met mast for the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, Van Oord’s transportation and installation vessel Aeolus placed the first wind turbine at Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. In the next few weeks, remaining 42 turbines will be installed and the wind farm is scheduled to be operational in August. Components of the wind turbines (tower, nacelle, rotor blades) have been brought from different manufacturing sites to […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    The first of the 174 wind turbine towers for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One has been upended at Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly site in Hull.

  • 15 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    CS Wind UK has shipped out the first batch of UK-made offshore wind tower sections from the Campbeltown harbour in Scotland.

  • 9 October 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces is nearing completion on the Teesside offshore wind farm. The 22nd yellow coloured transition piece was recently installed with work underway on the next. The transition pieces sit on top of all the 27 foundation monopiles. Elsewhere, work has also started on the installation and burial of inter array subsea […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Last week a wind turbine tower section fell on a vehicle at Belfast Harbour, writes Belfast Telegraph. Northern Ireland’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the independent work-related health and safety regulator, is investigating this incident where, fortunately, no one was hurt. Siemens and Dong Energy have been using Belfast Harbour to assemble turbine components for […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Teesside offshore wind farm, located off the north-east coast of England, has been temporarily shut down to allow technical investigation on turbines. Engineers will undertake investigations on housings for equipment located inside the turbine towers, EDF Energy Renewables, the developer, informed. “These investigations will be easier and safer carried out under shut down conditions,” the […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Rotor blades for the ‪Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbines that will make up the Block Island Wind Farm‬ arrived to the Port of Providence yesterday, Deepwater Wind reported via social media.  Furthermore, the developer of the first offshore wind farm in the United States has informed that GE readied the second nacelle for shipment to the […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Rochdale-based Granada Material Handling Limited (Granada) is the latest UK firm to sign a contract with DONG Energy for the world’s biggest wind farm, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One located some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire. Each of the Siemens 7MW turbines will require a davit crane and Granada will assemble and test all 174 at their […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    innogy SE has shared several photos showing the installation of the first and the second Senvion 6.2M126 turbine at the 332ME Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, is highlighting a raft of job announcements in the wind industry in January, bucking the national trend. On 31st January, Samsung announced a £100 million project in Scotland to develop its new 7 megawatt offshore turbine at Fife Energy Park, which will employ up to 500 people. It’s the […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    CS Wind UK is commencing the transportation of the first nine offshore tower sections from its Machrihanish factory in Campbeltown, Scotland, to the local harbour on 8 January.

  • 2 July 2018

    The Port of Esbjerg posted a photo on its social media pages on 2 July, showing 20 wind turbine towers for Borkum Riffgrund II and 14 towers for Horns Rev 3 waiting at the port to be loaded onto vessels and then installed at their respective sites in Germany and Denmark.

  • 6 March 2012

    SEFORGE Limited, a Suzlon Group subsidiary, announced a key purchase agreement with a leading wind turbine manufacturer for the supply of machined tower flanges, used for wind towers, over a period of three years. The Rs. 367 crore (US$ 75 mn) contract covers supply of flanges for wind turbine towers for projects in India and […]