• politics & business

    Fair competition in the WindSeeG tendering procedure

    On April 13, Germany’s Federal Network Agency announced the results of a call for tenders for offshore wind farms. The tender was awarded to Dong Energy and EnBW for a total of four wind farms in the... read more
  • politics & business

    Almost unrecognisable – optimism prevails at Windforce

    The number one discussion topic at this year's Windforce Conference was the results of the first German tender round. The zero-cent bids have revived the self-confidence of a whole industry. read more
  • project update

    Official inauguration of Burbo Bank Extension

    DONG Energy and its partners LEGO Group and PKA were joined by MHI Vestas in the inauguration of Burbo Bank Extension, the world’s first offshore wind park to utilise MHI Vestas’ 8 MW wind turbine. read more

  • logistics & operations

    Sea-Fire protects offshore communication hubs

    An engineered fire detection and suppression system from Sea-Fire Europe was chosen to protect SeaRoc Group’s SeaHub, an innovative monitoring and voice and data communication solution that links land... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria starts operation

    With a ceremony at the power cable plant in Karlskrona, Sweden, NKT’s new state-of-the art cable-laying vessel was named NKT Victoria. The new vessel is among the world’s most advanced and its design... read more
  • politics & business

    MHI Vestas expands manufacturing facility at Port of Esbjerg

    Construction of a 5,600 square meter facility at the Port of Esbjerg is underway to house manufacturing of power converter modules (PCM) exclusively for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. read more
  • science & technology

    New crane type for offshore turbine maintenance

    Huisman, specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has developed the Foldable Offshore Crane, an extremely lightweight crane for the maintenance of offshore wind turbines. read more
  • logistics & operations

    Third vessel for Innoven Marine Service

    With take-over of the „Lev Twister“, Innoven Marine Service, based in Bremerhaven, Germany, took a third vessel under its management, which broadens the service portfolio of the shipping company. read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Wind energy hub planned for the North Sea

    The transmission system operators TenneT and have initiated a futuristic project to create an artificial island in the North Sea to inexpensively distribute electricity from offshore wind... read more
  • logistics & operations

    LiDAR buoy measures “Firth of Forth” wind farm area

    Fraunhofer IWES has been measuring wind conditions in the “Firth of Forth” wind farm area off the east coast of Scotland with its LiDAR wind buoy for a number of weeks now. The meteorological data... read more