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    Largest ever testing of wind turbine piles completed

    To find new design methods for offshore wind farms, Dong Energy and ESG have tested 28 wind turbine piles at two different offshore locations with typical North Sea conditions. First results indicate... read more
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    Doubling down

    Lower costs and less impact on the environment is the reputation that precedes the 66 kV cable. Technical problems remain to be solved, and some scepticism persists in the industry. Still, the trend... read more
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    CAPE Holland successfully deploys Vibro Lifting Tool

    During its first commercial application, the newly developed Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) of CAPE Holland has successfully installed four piles in up to 90 m water depth. This installation is part of the... read more

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    ORE Catapult launches blade erosion project

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is asking offshore wind industry leaders to join a £ 1 million project aimed at tackling turbine blade leading edge erosion, one of the key operations and... read more
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    Ready for universal use

    Measuring wind speeds with the help of laser beams has made great strides over the last few years and now meets most needs. Because it does not require a met mast, LiDAR is ideal for measurements out... read more
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    Grouting operations at Amrumbank finished

    ITW has finished grouting work at Amrumbank offshore wind farm. The connections between transition piece and monopile have been grouted with the cementitious material Ducorit and the installation was... read more
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    Two sterns, no bow

    Two sterns, no bow – this is the main characteristic of Ulstein’s new Twin X-Stern concept. But it also includes new thoughts on propulsion, bridge, gangways and cranes. read more
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    CT Offshore launches trencher ROV

    CT Offshore has launched a subsea trencher ROV. The new CTO 107-1100 will be deployed at Dong Energy’s Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms, where CT Offshore will use it to install the 97 inter-... read more
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    Eolos LiDAR wins EIT Award

    Eolos LiDAR won the EIT Innovators Award at this weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. Eolos has developed a LiDAR buoy to reduce costs for offshore wind measurements. read more
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    Intelligent Fender System monitors push-on forces

    Strainstall has successfully completed monitoring trial for vessel push-on forces against offshore wind turbines during transfers with its Intelligent Fender System. The trials took place at Greater... read more