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  • 25 July 2016

    DONG Energy has shared a photo showing one of the 32 foundations for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm being being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen in the waters of Liverpool Bay. Svanen completed the foundations installation work last week, and the installation of the wind farm’s offshore cable array is expected to start shortly. When […]

  • 25 July 2016

    DONG Energy has shared a photo showing one of the 32 foundations for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm being being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen in the waters of Liverpool Bay. Svanen completed the foundations installation work last week, and the installation of the wind farm’s offshore cable array is expected to start shortly. When […]

  • 13 May 2016

    The load-out of the jacket for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm’s substation took place on 11 May at Smulders’ Hoboken yard, the company reported. The jacket, weighing 985 tonnes, was transported by the Matador 3 from the dry dock to the Engie Fabricom yard, where it was placed on a pontoon. The topside and jacket […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay. Burbo Bank Extension will have a total capacity of 258MW and is expected to be commissioned in 2017. Burbo Bank Extension is the first of three projects for which DONG Energy was […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Onshore construction has begun at Burbo Bank Extension, DONG Energy’s 258 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm located 8 kilometres off the UK coast in Liverpool Bay. To support the development Wirral Council is jointly hosting a ‘Burbo Bank Extension Supply Chain Event’, to provide companies who could possibly benefit from the development the chance to […]

  • 2 September 2016

    A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has arrived to Belfast Harbour, the load out port for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project, and is currently loading components which will make up the first four of the wind farm’s 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines. Sea Installer is expected to sail out from the Belfast Harbour on the night of […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The testing of the last MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was completed this month and the wind farm has been fully commissioned, DONG Energy said.

  • 13 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The first tower components for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project have begun arriving at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour.  The middle tower sections which arrived this week will support the 32 MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbines at the Burbo Bank wind farm located in Liverpool Bay, west of the existing 90MW […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the end of September developer DONG Energy  received development consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm for which the company had already been granted the lease agreement by The Crown Estate on 11 May 2010. Burbo Bank Extension will be located west […]

  • 23 October 2017

    DONG Energy has awarded Robertson Facilities Management a one-year contract for hard and soft facilities management services at the new O&M base in King’s Wharf, Birkenhead, which will serve both Burbo Bank and Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farms.

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    From autumn 2016, A2SEA will provide its purpose-built offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to install the 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for DONG Energy. The Burbo Bank Extension is located next to the existing and operational Burbo Bank offshore wind farm consisting of 25 […]

  • 26 May 2016

    DONG Energy has awarded Seacat Services with a contract for the supply of all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project under development in the Irish Sea. The four-vessel charter contract, with durations of three to 11 months, is the second such agreement signed between Seacat Services and DONG Energy in 2016, following […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The testing of the last MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was completed this month and the wind farm has been fully commissioned, DONG Energy said.

  • 8 December 2014

    At the end of September developer DONG Energy  received development consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm for which the company had already been granted the lease agreement by The Crown Estate on 11 May 2010. Burbo Bank Extension will be located west […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Storage

    Tekmar Energy has won a contract to provide its sixth generation TekLink mechanical latch systems at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm on the north-west coast of England. Tekmar will provide site operator DONG Energy with 65 systems including one export and nine bellmouths for the 32-turbine, 258MW Liverpool Bay development with Tekmar supplying […]

  • 2 June 2016

    Engie Fabricom and Iemants completed the load-out of the topside for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm at the ENGIE Fabricom’s Hoboken yard on 30 May. The 1180-tonne topside was placed next to the 985-tonne offshore substation jacket on the pontoon. The jacket was loaded onto the pontoon on 11 May. The topside […]

  • 19 December 2016

    At 20:25 (GMT) on 14 December, the final blade of the 32nd V164-8.0 MW turbine at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project to utilise what is currently the world’s most powerful wind turbine. A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer was deployed to install the turbines […]

  • 16 June 2016

    Topside and jacket of the high voltage offshore substation (OSS) for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm left ENGIE Fabricom’s Hoboken yard yesterday, as they start their journey from Antwerp towards the site off the west coast of England.  By the end of this month, the jacket and topside will be installed at the construction site of […]

  • 18 September 2019

    A crew transfer vessel working in Liverpool Bay lost propulsion just north of the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm and was escorted and towed to a dock on the River Mersey by an RNLI lifeboat. The 21m water jet-powered catamaran, Challenger, lost propulsion on 16 September after a rope had fouled its jet drives. Seven […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded nine organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the sixth round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Storage

    On 31 January, the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved more than EUR 7.8 billion of new financing which, inter alia, includes EUR 57 million (GBP 50 million) for the offshore transmission network of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 4 July 2016

    The topside of the substation for Dong Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was installed on 25 June, Smulders reported.  The substation topside and jacket left Engie Fabricom’s Hoboken yard in Belgium on 15 June. A consortium of ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants has been contracted by DONG Energy for the fabrication of the offshore substation. The load-out […]