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  • logistics & operations

    EEW SPC delivers foundations for first monopile offshore wind project in the USA

    Loadout of the two monopiles and transition pieces at EEW SPC quay in Rostock
    EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH, a member of the EEW Group, has announced the successful fabrication of two heavy monopile foundations and two transition pieces for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Read more
  • logistics & operations

    Working platform for the repair of rotor blades demonstrated on offshore wind turbine

    Windea Offshore, together with its partner WP Systems, has taken another step towards establishing the WINDEA Blade Service concept. Last week the operation of the working platform System terra was successfully demonstrated at a Siemens SWT-3.6 offshore test turbine in the German district of Nordfriesland. Read more
  • politics & business

    Siemens Gamesa’s strong commercial performance in Q1 FY2020 reaffirms long-term prospects

    The change of model towards clean energy accelerated commercial activity, as strong order intake in Q1 FY 2020 (+82% YoY) boosted the order book to €28,089m. Sales stood at €2,001m and the balance sheet remains sound, with €175m in net cash. Despite good long-term prospects, the complex situation in the industry and extraordinary costs in executing five onshore projects located in Northern Europe had a negative impact on profitability. Read more
  • project update

    Turbine #31 installed in the North Sea as the company’s second German project nears completion

    Turbine #31 installed in the North Sea as the company’s second German project nears completion
    All 31 monopile foundation turbines are installed at our offshorewind farm Deutsche Bucht. The remaining 2 turbines will be erected on Mono Bucket foundations. Last month, the first turbine began delivering power to the German grid. Commissioning of the 8.4 MW turbines is ongoing. Read more
  • politics & business

    Offshore Wind Power Market to Exhibit Growth

    Offshore Wind Power Market to Exhibit Growth at an Augmented Pace, Growing Demand for Electricity in Industrial Sectors Pushes Growth:  Fortune Business Insights
    Renewable energy is gaining traction across the world, which is expected to encourage growth in the global Offshore Wind Power Market. This information was shared by Fortune Business Insights in a report, titled “Offshore Wind Power Market Size, Share and Global Trend by Installation, Capacity, Application and Geography Forecast till 2025.” Read more
  • project update

    Vineyard Wind: Heerema participates in largest US offshore wind project

    Heerema marine contractors installing a monopile
    Dutch offshore contractor Heerema has been assigned to help build the first and largest commercial offshore wind farm in the United States. The prestigious 'Vineyard Wind LLC' project is the nation's first utility-scale offshore wind energy project. Situated 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, this project will generate clean, renewable, cost-competitive energy for over 400,000 homes and businesses, while reducing carbon emissions by over 1.6 million tons per year. Read more
  • logistics & operations

    Maiden trip for sustainable crane vessel Sleipnir

    Sleipnir during LNG Bunkering (pict. Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC))
    This week, Heerema’s newest vessel Sleipnir will begin her maiden voyage. Sleipnir, the world’s largest and strongest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) was built in Singapore and will set course for Spain. The trip will take about 45 days. Read more
  • project update

    Bladt Industries A/S first-movers at the US Offshore Wind Market

    Klaus Steen Mortensen, Chief Executive Officer of Bladt Industries (pict. Bladt)
    Vineyard Wind LLC (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables) and Bladt Industries have signed a contract for fabrication and delivery of the Vineyard Wind project’s offshore substation. The Vineyard Wind project will be first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. Bladt Industries is a global leader of substructures for offshore wind farms. Read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Spica Technology wins tender from Ørsted

    Burbo Bank offshore wind farm (pict. Spica Technology)
    Spica Technology is to deliver 32 remote maintenance platforms that are to be installed on the 32 V164 8.0 MW offshore wind turbines at the operating offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension in Liverpool Bay north of the North Wirral coast in England. Read more
  • project update

    German offshore wind contracts and new defence activities emphasize the significance of Den Helder Airport

    Boarding Den Helder Airport (pict: PressOffshore PR & Content)
    Den Helder Airport (DHA) will facilitate helicopter flights for the maintenance of the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm for Vestas in the coming years. At the same time, offshore wind farm constructor Van Oord has finalized a call-off contract for the same German wind farm. Read more

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