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  • 24 December 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    42 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, Swire Blue Ocean said.

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

     A week of industrial-scale initiatives in wind and solar had as its highlight Chinese turbine manufacturer Sinovel’s capture of a deal to… (climatespectator) [mappress] Source: climatespectator, July 06, 2011;

  • 1 November 2018

    Source: Bureau Veritas/ORE Catapult; Fifth Ring Bureau Veritas and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have entered into a collaboration agreement to jointly develop a Veristar AIM 3D “Digital Twin” of ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife, Scotland. “Digital Twins” can improve the operations and maintenance of offshore wind farms by […]

  • 2 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    While solar energy can only be harnessed during the day, wind power may be one of the best renewable energy solutions.However, as turbines… [mappress] Source: ecofriend, July 02, 2010;

  • 18 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm has reached the halfway turbine installation point, Ørsted said. 87 out of the wind farm’s 174 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines have now been installed and commissioned at the site some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire. The wind turbines are being transported from Hull and installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The 10th turbine has been installed at Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm, the company informed via its social media pages.  The first of 72 Siemens 4MW wind turbines at the 288MW offshore wind farm was installed at the end of July. The erection of the towers on the foundations and the installation of the nacelles and rotor blades […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Swiss researchers came to the conclusion that ”the larger the turbine is, the greener the electricity becomes,“ UPI news portal reports. Namely, the study was conducted by Marloes Caduff and his associates at the Zurich Institute of Environmental Engineering in Zurich, Switzerland. The wind power is getting more and more popular, currently providing 2 percent […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On 22 October, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Brave Tern completed the turbine installation at the site of the Wikinger offshore wind farm, developed by Iberdrola. The wind farm comprises 70 Adwen 5MW wind turbines supported by jacket foundations.

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have now erected the first of 72 Siemens SWT- 4.0 130 wind turbines at the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm being built 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in the German part of the North Sea. The erection of the towers on the foundations and the installation of the nacelles […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens team onboard the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed the first of the fifty-six 6MW Siemens turbines on the 336MW Galloper wind farm off Suffolk.

  • 17 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Installation of wind turbines at the Nobelwind offshore wind farm in Belgium is underway and some of the works are being done during nighttime due to weather conditions.  “This is a tricky time of year where every ‘good weather’ window must be optimised, which can result in night-time installations,” MHI Vestas said via social media. The […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Turbine installation team working on the Merkur offshore wind farm has reached a halfway point on this 396MW project in the German North Sea.

  • 1 April 2013

    International Airports throughout the world could soon be augmenting their energy supply every time a big jet takes off. Tests will be made at a major European airport with wind turbines, or rather blast turbines, which will capture most of the huge amount of energy that is required to get these heavy jets rolling along […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed the last of the 48 turbines at the 144MW Westermeerwind Wind Farm, the largest near-shore wind farm in the Netherlands. The Westermeerwind will be commissioned following a test phase, and it will provide enough power to meet the demand of around 160,000 Dutch households. Anne de Groot, Director of Westermeerwind, said: “Since almost half of […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The rotor for the 27th wind turbine was successfully installed last week at the Nordsee One construction site, marking the halfway point for turbine installation at the 332 MW wind farm.

  • 13 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the 100th turbine at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands. The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six turbines from the port of Esbjerg and installed them at the site some 85 kilometres north of […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus installed the last of the 150 4MW Siemens wind turbines at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands, Tuesday evening, August 23. “The installation of the 150th and last turbine in the wind park is a magnificent achievement,” Matthias Haag, CEO of Gemini Windpark, said. “After […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Atlantis Resources has reached an agreement with Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co for onshore tidal turbine testing in Hangzhou in China. It is intended that the testing programme will be carried out prior to the deployment, later this year, of the Group’s 1MW AR1000 turbine at an offshore demonstration project in Zhejiang Province, developed by the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    This year, as part of its new offshore logistics concept, Siemens is scheduled to begin utilizing its first two Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) commissioned specifically for the Butendiek and Baltic II offshore wind projects in Germany. SOVs are a standalone unit featuring enough space for accommodation and storage of spare parts. Gangway systems allow for […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Opponents of wind turbines in Prince Edward County aren’t holding their breath waiting for the provincial moratorium on offshore wind… By Bruce Bell (thewhig) [mappress] Source: thewhig, February 17, 2011

  • 23 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 16 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, EnBW said. This marks the completion of the turbine installation on the largest offshore wind project in Germany which includes the 71 wind turbines on the neighbouring Hohe See wind farm, according to […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan de Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au Vent has installed the first of five 8.3MW MHI Vestas turbines at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project off the coast of Northumberland, UK, EDF RE reports.

  • 25 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca has installed 20 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 21 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessels have completed the installation of the first two turbines at the EnBW Albatros offshore wind project in the German North Sea. According to the company, Blue Tern installed the first turbine this morning and a few hours later Brave Tern installed the second unit. Albatros will comprise 16 Siemens SWT-7.0-154 type […]

  • 1 September 2015

    The Turbine Transfers vessel “Porth Dinllaen” yesterday undertook an emergency medical evacuation of a critically ill passenger from a Cruise vessel in the Irish Sea. The Port Dinllaen was undertaking her normal work of surveying in the Liverpool channel, for client Van Oord when she was asked to respond to the outbound cruise vessel who […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines has been installed at the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.