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  • 10 February 2012

    DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH, Hamburg, intends to build an offshore windfarm in the North Sea. In the first construction phase they are planning to build 80 wind turbines with a total output of 288 MW, an offshore substation and an offshore accommodation platform. The project is located in the German Bight area, around 75 km […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Industrial lifting company Granada Material Handling (GMH) has partnered with Siemens to improve its sea operations serving offshore wind turbines around the UK coast. GMH was using a ‘marinised’ version of a standard winch and decided to redesign from the ground up to provide a more tailor-made solution. The resulting Granada foundation davit sits on a wind turbine platform, […]

  • 15 December 2016

    DONG Energy is making a a multi-million pound investment in CS Wind’s new offshore tower manufacturing facility in Campbeltown, Scotland, which will give DONG Energy preferred access rights to towers for its offshore wind farms. The factory will be able to produce at least 50 towers a year and 70 jobs will be safeguarded as a result, […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Visser & Smit Hanab has completed the cable connection which will link the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam to the Stedin high-voltage station. The 1.5-kilometre, 66kV connection was tested on 16 and 17 July, after which it was put into operation, Visser & Smit Hanab said. GE Renewable […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s heavy-lift jack-up Innovation installed the 49th and final monopile on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea just after the New Year. 

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The global wind turbine components market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12% during the period 2016-2020, according to a new report. Companies worldwide are keen on bringing innovative products to the global wind turbine components market, TechNavio said in its “Global Wind Turbine Components Market 2016-2020” report. Vendors are investing in R&D to […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Spanish turbine tower manufacturer GRI has shipped out the four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed later this summer in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The four segments at GRI’s site in Seville will be arriving in the Netherlands before the end of the month, GE Renewable Energy said. Upon arrival […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media.  After being contacted by Offshore WIND, wpd, the developer of the offshore wind project, confirmed the construction start without revealing any further details. Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems has been contracted […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind, MHI Vestas and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will utilize a new floating turbine installation method on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, an industry’s first. The revolutionary construction methodology is based on using a floating installation vessel to assemble the turbine components, which will be located onboard the deck, as well as a dummy […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    STAR Capital Partnership, a European fund manager, has acquired the UK-based wind turbine installation contractor Windhoist Holdings. STAR carried out the investment by its EUR 800 million Fund III. The parties have not disclosed the financial details for the transaction. Tim Adams has been selected as the Managing Director of the company and will be working with the […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca arrived some 27 kilometres off Suffolk in the afternoon hours of Sunday, 14 May to kick off the installation of the 56 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind.

  • 9 August 2013
    Environment, R&D

    An experiment of huge dimensions has started at Smøla wind farm. Several wind turbines will be painted to make them more visible to birds, thus reducing the risk of collisions. Never before has a trial of this nature been carried out with such thorough scientific follow-up. The INTACT project, which is a collaboration between several […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Environment, R&D

    Biologist and senior environmental advisor at Statkraft, Bjørn Iuell, believes the contrast between black and white might prevent birds from flying into wind turbines. New knowledge from the Smøla wind farm will set the standard for environmentally friendly wind energy in the future. In a new experiment at the Smøla wind farm, a total of […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Granada Material Handling recently delivered its 1000th wind farm davit crane as part of its contract to supply cranes to Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 8 September 2013

    UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO)  Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend. First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany)  The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is […]

  • 20 October 2013

    UK: Siemens Installs 6 MW Wind Turbine Siemens has now installed a market-ready version of its new 6 megawatt (MW) gearless wind turbine on the test site of the power utility SSE, the UK’s largest generator of renewable energy. UK: Wind Turbine Component Collapses at Belfast Harbour Last week a wind turbine tower section fell […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cotes has secured funding from Innovation Fund Denmark for the development of its off-grid protection solution for offshore wind transition pieces (TPs). Project COOPER includes a solution that protects the bases of offshore wind turbines from corrosive effects of salt-laden airborne moisture in situations where power is not linked up or available yet. According to […]

  • 18 September 2017

    Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, a Finnish-based wind power production company, has used a SyncHoist load positioning system from Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology for the installation of gravity base foundations at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori, Finland.

  • 14 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ahead of the turbine installation at the Race Bank offshore wind farm, due to start at the end of April, A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has been fitted with four massive adapter rings for wind turbine tower sea fastening.

  • 9 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out the first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based ASM Industries is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations.

  • 4 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has arrived to the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to load Siemens wind turbine components ahead of her first trip to the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm.

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    China Ming Yang Wind Power (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), announced that it has secured a total of 87MW in the first tranche of tender for off-shore wind power near Zhuhai Guishan Island, Guangdong Province, China. The winning bid comprises of 29 units of 3MW super compact drive (“SCD”) wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) , which […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first sets of wind turbine towers, blades, hubs and nacelles have arrived into the Port of Mostyn for installation at RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The Siemens 3.6 megawatt turbine components arrived on board a RoRo ferry, SeaTruck Pace, from Denmark on Friday (18th Jan). The three sets of complete […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Works on enabling Able Seaton Port for Triton Knoll wind turbine pre-assembly have begun, including preparing the existing site, establishing new drainage and upgrading the internal electricity supply.

  • 10 April 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jackup Sea Installer is mobilising at the shipyard WD Close in Newcastle as the vessel is getting ready to start installing the 91 Siemens 6MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm at the end of April.