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  • 6 November 2014
    Equipment

    Monobase Wind BV will be performing model test of the Monobase Gravity Based Foundation (GBF) from 17-28 November at the MARIN institute, in co-operation with Royal Haskoning DHV.  The tests are to demonstrate the behavior of the Monobase GBF fully equipped with tower, turbine and blades. “This concept is a novelty in our industry and the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Monobase Wind BV will be performing model test from 17-28 November at the MARIN, in co-operation with Royal Haskoning DHV. The tests are to demonstrate the behavior of the Monobase Gravity Based Foundation (GBF), a novelty in the industry, fully equipped with tower, turbine and blades. The tests will cover all the essential steps of […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Monobase Wind BV has started testing its new Gravity Based Foundation at the MARIN, the Netherlands. The testing will last until November 28.  The tests include transportation, installation and the in-place condition for water depth of 45 m and a 6 MW turbine. Nacelle elevation is 97 m above sea level. The first transportation analysis (transport survival conditions) […]

  • 23 November 2014

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Takes On Another OW Deal in U.S. The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Offshore Wind Developers to Face Financing Problems, Moody’s Says While […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    MARIN has build the first ever model of a so called ‘Monobase’ foundation. The prototype will be tested in these two weeks in the MARIN facilities in Wageningen the Netherlands. The model will be used to test all the main characteristics of the tow, installation and the inplace condition. The monobase wind is a new foundation […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Equipment

    Two Dutch research institutes MARIN and Deltares have completed a test campaign addressing critical aspects of installation and transportation of gravity based structures (GBS). The test campaign was conducted as a part of the GBS WIND Joint Industry Project (GBS WIND JIP). By combining the expertise and laboratory facilities of MARIN and Deltares it has been […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Technology

    MonoBase Wind presented a new way to install a gravity base using advanced technology developed in the offshore Oil and Gas industry at the Offshore Energy 2012 conference. Many gravity base solutions are available to the offshore wind industry but the main challenge to deeper water and larger turbines have not been solved in a […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Technology

    MonoBase Wind presented a new way to install a gravity base using advanced technology developed in the offshore Oil and Gas industry at the Offshore Energy 2012 conference. Many gravity base solutions are available to the offshore wind industry but the main challenge to deeper water and larger turbines have not been solved in a […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbine has been installed on the 752 MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The team working on DEME’s jack-up Sea Challenger installed the wind farm’s first turbine over the weekend, Ørsted said. In total, the wind farm will comprise 94 of the Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded Dutch high voltage specialists Visser & Smit Hanab with a contract to perform all array cable terminations and testing work at the Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. A total of 77 MHI Vestas V164 9.5 MW wind turbines will be connected to the Borssele […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    DEME Group’s installation vessel Sea Challenger has started loading the first wind turbine components for the Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Located some 23 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland in the Netherlands, the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 wind farm will feature 94 Siemens […]

  • 2 May 2013

    CWind, a leading UK offshore wind service provider, has won a contract for six of its multi-purpose vessels to provide crew and load transfer services at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. In what is to date Cwind’s largest vessel contract win, the six workboats will arrive on site over the next two months as […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Storage

    CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has been awarded a contract by Technip Offshore Wind, for the provision of cable pull-in services, complete with crew transfer vessel, to transport CWind technicians on site and support the cable pull-in. Building on previous project scopes, CWind is now project managing the entire tower side pull in […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Technology

    The 66kV cable technology opens up new space within an offshore wind project’s supply chain as it brings some novel features, and this is especially true for floating wind.

  • 6 May 2013

    CWind, a leading UK offshore wind service provider, has won a contract for six of its CTruk 20T multi-purpose cats to provide crew and load transfer services at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. In what is to date Cwind’s largest vessel contract win, the six workboats will arrive on site over the next two […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Cost reduction keeps on being one of the primary goals of the ever-growing offshore wind industry. Recognising the industry’s requirements, companies supporting construction and operation of offshore wind farms are expanding their ranges of services to both contribute the push to cut the costs and to tap into the vast opportunities offered. One of them is CWind, whose Managing Director Lee Andrews explained: “Our strategy is to look for bigger scope of work contracts that give more added value to both the client and to us.”

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    CWind has been awarded a contract by Technip Offshore Wind, for the provision of cable pull-in services, complete with crew transfer vessel, to transport CWind technicians on site and support the cable pull-in. Building on previous project scopes, CWind is now project managing the entire tower side pull in operation including the supply of equipment. CWind […]

  • 1 September 2013

    VIDEO: DolWin Alpha Installation  The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. Siemens Successfully Installs HelWin1 Platform (Germany)   Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. UK: Samsung’s 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches NAREC’s […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Storage, Technology

    Siemens has released a video about the BorWin beta platform, which will transform the alternating current (AC) supplied by wind turbines from two offshore wind farms, Veja Mate and Global Tech 1, before converting it to the same voltage of direct current.  Check out the following video and find out more about the platform from […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Technology

    Siemens has developed a wind power plant service portal based on Simatic WinCC Open Architecture for the operation management of wind power plants and wind farms. Visitors to the HUSUM WindEnergy from September 18 – 22, 2012 will have the chance to find out more about the new Siemens offering at booth F19 in Hall […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    BOEM has offered a right-of-way (ROW) grant to Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System, LLC (Deepwater Wind) for the Block Island Transmission System (BITS). Deepwater Wind’s proposed project would entail the installation of a bi-directional submerged transmission cable between Block Island and the Rhode Island mainland. The transmission system would serve two purposes: 1) connect […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Wind Day is a day for discovering the power of wind energy and the possibilities it holds to change our world. Hundreds of thousands of people are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can meet […]