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  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces the commencement of offshore foundation installation activities. The foundation installation vessel is now on site and installation activities are underway. Vessel owner and operator Fugro Seacore (Australia) mobilised the vessel last week which was then towed to Carnegie’s Perth Project site off Garden Island. [mappress] Press Release, December 19, 2013 […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Technology

    Sif Group has established a new company strategy: Sif Works for offshore foundations.  At this year’s EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt, the company showcased its services based on this new strategy. In March, Sif secured a contract for the manufacturing of monopiles and transition pieces for 73 wind turbines for UK’s Humber Gateway offshore wind […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Innovation

    By Eize de Vries Five years after former Siemens Wind Power (now SGRE) chief technical officer Henrik Stiesdal retired, his new business Stiesdal Offshore Technologies aims to deploy a novel industrial floater later this year. We spoke with the Danish wind pioneer on the background of especially his modular industrialized Tetra floater concept and how […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Nordseewerke shipyard in Emden has been awarded a contract to build large foundations for an offshore wind farm. The project, worth almost EUR 10 million, should begin in early November. The client is the Nobiskrug shipyard in Rendsburg (Schleswig-Holstein). Later on, a residential platform for the Dan Tysk wind farm, comprising 80 wind turbines, will […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Technology

    The GICON®-SOF Floating Offshore Foundation can be towed at a wave height of 11.5 feet (3.5m) and speeds of up to 7 knots, the latest tests at the former hydraulic engineering and shipbuilding research station at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) have shown. The tests show that the fully-assembled structure including mounted turbine […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited concluded the offshore foundation installation activities for the Perth Project off Garden Island, Western Australia. The subsea drilling and installation of all pile type foundations has been successfully completed with the third and final pile completed over the weekend. The installation vessel will be demobilising from the site this week clearing the […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    GICON is currently developing a load-bearing floating structure for offshore wind turbines, the GICON® SOF (Schwimmendes Offshore Fundament = German for ‘Floating Offshore Foundation’). A key development milestone was passed in February 2012 when wave and tow tests of a 1:25 scale model were conducted at the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA), confirming functionality, usability […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Technology

    At the invitation of German Bundestag member Veronika Bellmann, high-ranking representatives from politics and business made their way to the 3rd Annual Central Saxony Business Forum in Freiberg to discuss the topic of the German transition from fossil to renewable energy production and its implications. During the Forum, German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier explained the […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Taiwanese Century Wind Power and Danish Bladt Industries have signed a joint venture agreement on the fabrication of offshore foundations for the upcoming Taiwanese offshore wind business. The joint venture “Century Bladt Foundation Co., Ltd” will provide the market with European fabrication technology combined with local steel construction fabricator. This agreement will match up with the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Human Capital

    The GICON® SOF floating offshore foundation is an exceptional innovation and provides new opportunities for offshore wind park development. Final wind and wave tank tests were conducted at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) from June 17th to June 24th, 2013, to confirm the final design prior to construction of a full-scale prototype which is […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has received Federal Government funding for a research project focused on offshore wind foundations.

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces that it has made a commitment for the manufacturing and installation of the offshore foundations for the Perth Wave Energy project. The contract for the installation of the foundations was awarded to Fugro Seacore (Australia) Pty Ltd (Fugro Seacore). As a provider of geotechnical services and specialist […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Technology

    Leading industry experts will be present at IQPC’s 3rd International Conference Offshore Foundations, July 3-5, 2013 in Hamburg, where attendees will have an opportunity to find out how which foundation designs offer the greatest potential. The optimisation of offshore foundations is a key challenge in reducing the overall carbon dioxide emissions and thus making offshore […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    RWE Innogy and Aker Verdal today signed a contract for the supply of foundations for the “Nordsee Ost” offshore wind farm.Aker Verdal, a… [mappress] Source: rwe , June 18, 2010;

  • 15 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ThyssenKrupp Mannex GmbH has entered into an agreement with Maritime Offshore Group, a company specializing in offshore engineering, foundations and cable laying, on the exclusive marketing of the innovative offshore foundation “Hexabase”. “The Hexabase foundation is a jacket design which was developed specifically for offshore wind turbines and differs significantly from previously known solutions,” explains […]

  • 15 March 2012

    ThyssenKrupp Mannex GmbH has entered into an agreement with Maritime Offshore Group, a company specializing in offshore engineering, foundations and cable laying, on the exclusive marketing of the innovative offshore foundation “Hexabase”. “The Hexabase foundation is a jacket design which was developed specifically for offshore wind turbines and differs significantly from previously known solutions,” explains […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Danish offshore foundations specialist Bladt Industries has shipped out the final jacket foundation built for the Beatrice offshore wind project in the Scottish North Sea.

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Analyses of the data from the latest tow tests conducted at the former hydraulic engineering and shipbuilding research station at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) confirmed that the GICON®-SOF Floating Offshore Foundation can be towed at a wave height of 11.5 feet (3.5m) and speeds of up to 7 knots. The tests took […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Technology

    Bladt Industries is to deliver a lightweight foundation to Dong Energy in cooperation with NLMK DanSteel. The foundation is designed by Dong Energy under their offshore Wind Project PISA, which is part of the Carbon Trust’s offshore wind accelerator project. The aim of the project is to lower the weight and costs of offshore foundations […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    European Commission has approved subvention for Bilfinger Mars Offshore’s offshore wind turbine foundation plant in Szczecin, Poland. The project is in accordance with Innovative Economy Programe’s priorities and receives from the European Regional Development Fund financial subvention for about EUR 25 million. “It is a very good information for our investment. Documentation prepared by the […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif and Japan-based East Winds Asia (EWA) have developed a method to transport and store offshore wind foundations in Asian harbors which is said to eliminate the need for additional infrastructural investments.

  • 14 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The first of 160 steel foundations that will make up Gwynt y Môr, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms has been successfully installed off the north Wales coast. The achievement has been celebrated by RWE npower renewables, which is constructing the wind farm over the next two years, to generate enough energy from the […]