project update

project update

Partrac awarded metocean services at Dudgeon wind farm


Partrac will deliver real-time waves and current data during the construction phase of the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. (Photo: Partrac)

Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm.

Foundations for Nordsee One offshore wind farm completed


All 54 monopiles for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm were successfully built six weeks ahead of schedule.  (Photo: RWE)

The last foundation for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm is completed and all 54 monopole foundations have been fitted with the associated transition pieces for the installation of the tower segments.

Multi-purpose support vessel for the construction of Race Bank

The multi-role support vessel Helen Mary was launched on 20th October 2014 and will be used during the construction of the Offshore Wind Park Race Bank. (Picture: Screenshot of the promotional video of Inverlussa Marine Services)

The Scotland-based company, Inverlussa Marine Services, will provide offshore support for two-and-a-half years during the construction phase of Dong Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm. The offshore support will take place within a joint venture with Mainprize Offshore Ltd.

Houlder handling equipment helps to construct Rampion Offshore Wind Farm


Houlder’s Pile Upending Tool ready for construction work at Rampion Offshore Wind Farm (Photo: Houlder)

Specialist marine supplier Houlder has delivered the first of two offshore pile upending tools for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm development, off the Sussex coast in the UK.

Danish offshore wind park Kriegers Flak: EnBW, Siemens and DEME cooperate in tender procedure


The Belgian Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering group (DEME) and Siemens Financial Services will join the project company Kriegers Flak ApS, which was founded by the German utility company EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG in September 2015 to participate in the tender for the Danish offshore wind energy project Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea.

Offshore works at Aberdeen Wind Farm completed

Fugro’s dynamically-positioned 78-metre geotechnical drilling vessel, the Bucentaur, was mobilised to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, located about 2km to 5km off the coast of Aberdeen. The EOWDC aims to establish a world-class hub of offshore wind know-how, technology and innovation. (Photo: Fugro)

Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. This new facility will provide a platform for the first run of production offshore wind turbines to demonstrate their potential.

ABB is building the connection for the 1.2-GW wind farm Hornsea Project One

Following the expansion of the offshore wind farms Burbo Bank (seen in the picture) and Walney, the connection for Hornsea Project One is the third project that ABB will carry out for Dong Energy. (Photo: Dong Energy A/S)

ABB has been commissioned by the Danish energy company Dong Energy to build a 220-kilovolt high-voltage cable system. The system will connect the offshore wind farm Hornsea Project One in the North Sea with the British east coast and supply approximately one million households with wind energy.

EnBW pushes Hohe See project forward

EnBW and Siemens concluded a contract for the supply of 71 offshore wind turbines for the Hohe See offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the corresponding monopile foundations, for which Siemens on the other hand has concluded an EPCI contract with GeoSea.

ScottishPower gives green light for East Anglia ONE

“East Anglia has some of the best conditions anywhere in the world for the development of offshore wind”, says Charlie Jordan, ScottishPower Renewables East Anglia ONE Project Director. (Photo: ScottishPower Renewables)

ScottishPower Renewables makes its final investment decision for East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. When built, the 714 MW project will be one of the largest of the world.

Gode Wind 2 starts feeding into the grid


The 252 MW Gode Wind 2 wind farm has started to feed into the grid. (Photo: Dong Energy)

The Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm started producing power and feeding into the German grid. Dong Energy has installed 42 turbines with a capacity of 252 MW.