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  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The heavy lift vessel “Oleg Strashnov” is steaming its way toward Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The vessel is delivering the jacket structure for the Tennet Sylwin Alpha platform, the converter station of the project’s grid access, according to Vattenfall’s Holger Grubel. The “Oleg Strashnov” will be assisted by a number of  […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has issued a tender seeking wind turbine maintenance services on the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The service agreement covers the scheduled maintenance of 54 wind turbines in 2020 and 80 units in 2021. The contract is expected to start in June 2020 and end in June 2021. The […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Vattenfall has recently published a video showing the construction of its DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border in the North Sea. In early December last year, the wind farm supplied the German electricity network with its first wind power. The DanTysk wind farm comprises 80 wind turbines in […]

  • 9 January 2014

    DanTysk offshore wind farm now encompasses the northernmost point of Germany, following the installation of  its foundation number 22, which was driven into the seabed west of the island of Sylt. The location of the turbine, called simply DT-22, has not yet been reported to the German government as a new point that enlarges the […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The first construction phase in the DanTysk offshore wind park project, run by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) [Munich City Utilities], is now underway with the construction of the wind park’s substation. The substation is being constructed in the Netherlands, not far from Rotterdam, as part of a joint venture SHJV with the specialist company […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: first turbines installed at Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm. At the beginning of April, Vattenfall commenced the installation of wind turbines at its DanTysk offshore wind farm site. Now, a couple of them are up and waiting to fulfill their duty of powering up homes with clean energy. The […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The main DanTysk construction campaign in 2014 has kicked off as of Friday. The harbor of Esbjerg is currently a hub of activities, as the vessel Pacific Osprey has arrived there – timely for loading of the first turbines. The first 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens were loaded onto the installation vessel. Vessel and harbor crew ensured safe and […]

  • 9 January 2014

    DanTysk offshore wind farm now encompasses the northernmost point of Germany, following the installation of  its foundation number 22, which was driven into the seabed west of the island of Sylt. The location of the turbine, called simply DT-22, has not yet been reported to the German government as a new point that enlarges the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Technology

    During a press conference at WindEnergy Hamburg last week, Vattenfall stated that they will launch the Sandbank project in the summer of 2015, after they complete the DanTysk construction works. Due to their proximity and technical similarity of DanTysk and Sandbank, Vattenfall has come up with the concept to have one crew servicing both wind […]

  • 30 June 2014

    The DanTysk offshore wind farm project has reached the halfway stage: 40 out of the total of 80 wind turbines that Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) are erecting 70 km west of the island of Sylt are now in place. Eighty Siemens wind turbines in the 3.6-megawatt (MW) class are being installed, with a maximum […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage

    Visser & Smit Marine Contracting B.V. (VSMC) will complete the installation and termination of infield cables for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, which is situated west of the island of Sylt in the German North Sea, directly on the German-Danish border. Under the contract that VSMC had signed with the DanTysk developers, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke […]

  • 20 December 2012

    DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH has agreed upon an integral part of their offshore rescue concept contract. The two joint venture partners, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München, have commissioned DRF Air Rescue for emergency medical care and rescue of injured personnel from the DanTysk construction site. Medically and technically specially equipped helicopter type BK 117 with wind […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed. The up to 65 metres long and up to 950 tonnes heavy, cylindrical steel foundations – monopiles – were anchored in the seabed using a special hammer. Work was done in water depths of up […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    VSMC has been contracted by DanTysk Offshore Wind to complete the installation and termination of infield cables for the DanTysk offshore wind farm. Cable activities in the German North Sea started in July last year. VSMC will step in this month to complete the termination of the cables that have already been installed. The installation […]

  • 20 December 2012

    DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH has agreed upon an integral part of their offshore rescue concept contract. The two joint venture partners, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München, have commissioned DRF Air Rescue for emergency medical care and rescue of injured personnel from the DanTysk construction site. Medically and technically specially equipped helicopter type BK 117 with wind […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The next major step has been taken at the DanTysk offshore wind farm – a first cable has been laid between foundations 39 and 40. The sea conditions were perfect for executing this operation for the first time on DanTysk. It did not go smoothly the entire time. Some wires broke and had to be […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has issued a call for competition seeking crew transfer vessel (CTV) services for the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in Germany. The selected party will be in charge of the 2021 spring and summer service campaigns at the two wind farms. The CTV will be based in the Esbjerg harbor in Denmark. It […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    All of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed. This was achieved by using the largest self-propelled installation jack-up vessel of the Workfox fleet, the Seafox 5. The vessel successfully completed the installation of 80 monopiles and transition pieces for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, located in the German North […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Vattenfall has invited tenders for the provision of helicopter rescue services for DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in Germany.

  • 25 June 2013

    The yellow TP’s (transition pieces) stand tall on the quayside in Esbjerg and lying right next to them is the monopiles weighing 550 tons. All TP’s and monopiles was transported on a barge from Vlissingen, Holland to Esbjerg where Blue Water will handle the loading of components onto the installation vessel. Blue Water Shipping has […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has engaged the offshore division of Deutsche Windtechnik to carry out relevant parts of the construction and assembly supervision for the wind energy turbines in the offshore wind farm DanTysk. Engineers and technicians of Deutsche Windtechnik systematically document and analyse the quality of the whole construction and manufacturing process and monitor the compliance. The […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Vattenfall with a final statement of compliance for its DanTysk offshore accommodation platform recently installed in the North Sea. This is the first offshore platform in the North Sea to host up to 50 operation and maintenance staff members working at the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm. As the offshore wind […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Construction of an accommodation platform at Nobiskrug shipyard, based in Schleswig-Holstein, on behalf of Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), is gaining momentum as the first phase, the production of all exterior walls of the platform, marks completion. The accommodation platform is intended for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, offering space to about 50 people, who will […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s crane vessel, Stanislav Yudin, installed the offshore accommodation platform for the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm some 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast today at 4 AM CET. The platform stands 20 metres above sea level and will house up to 50 people in a space of to 2,500 square metres. It will be […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has launched a qualification period for a tender that will seek helicopter crew transfer services for the DanTysk, Sandbank, and Horns Rev 1 offshore wind farms in Germany and Denmark. The developer intends to enter into a contract with one party providing access and availability of a helicopter to allow for various operations and […]