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  • 19 May 2016

    On Wednesday and Thursday this week, Hamburg has been the place to be if you want to hear about the latest technology behind the Mono Bucket foundation at the Universal Foundation Workshop 2016. Over 100 delegates representing over 50 companies involved in designing, building, buying and installing (and decommissioning) these offshore wind foundations gathered at […]

  • 8 July 2016

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders for the design of secondary and tertiary structures and electrical outfitting on offshore foundations such as monopiles and jackets. This includes items such as boat landings, ladders, platforms, railings, crane, skirts, attachments for corrosion protection systems, internal platforms, cable hang-off systems and other appurtenances, as well as interim or permanent structures for transportation […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Research & Development

    ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) has released results of a test campaign that took place in June 2014 in the Bremerhaven where IHC IQIP, together with other industrial parties, measured the behaviour of monopile foundations under different driving methods in onshore conditions. Three piles were driven in the soil by hydraulic hammers of […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    Universal Foundation A/S will provide mono bucket foundations for the two demonstration wind turbines planned to be installed on the DeBu offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kristian Ravn has been appointed as Managing Director of Universal Foundation, a Fred. Olsen related company. Ravn has joined Universal Foundation, the engineering and installation service provider for the Mono Bucket foundation, from the position of Managing Director at Semco Maritime Norway, an EPCI-contractor for the offshore Oil and Gas sector. “I have a strong belief in the Mono Bucket and […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Research & Development

    ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) has released results of a test campaign that took place in June 2014 in the Bremerhaven where IHC IQIP, together with other industrial parties, measured the behaviour of monopile foundations under different driving methods in onshore conditions. Three piles were driven in the soil by hydraulic hammers of […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The last of the 48 monopiles was installed on May 23 at the Westermeerwind wind farm, located at the IJsselmeer, the Netherlands. The construction kicked off in March this year, marking the setup of the first monopile, weighting about 250 tons. The 35 meters long foundation piles were delivered from Vlissingen to the project site, located […]

  • 31 October 2016

    A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. With the offshore wind industry being massively focused on minimising the costs and Bladt having done both three-legged and four-legged jacket […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The leader of a German wind power trade association visited the Wichita area this month, the latest step as local officials continue their… By Bill Wilson (kansas) [mappress] Source: kansas, September 29, 2011

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Universal Foundation has relocated from Aalborg, Denmark, to Fredericia, said to be due to meeting commercial demand. Universal Foundation has now joined its sister companies Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Global Wind Service under one roof. According to the company, the relocation is not only of geographical importance but also reflects the shift from being an […]

  • 30 November 2016

    BiFab’s Arnish facility began work on the transition pieces and piles for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in mid-October, increasing the workforce at the site by 71 people, according to SSE. Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab), a Fife based company with facilities at Burntisland, Methil and Arnish, won two multi-million pound contracts with Beatrice Offshore Wind Ltd’s […]

  • 17 January 2017

    Navantia-Windar today assembled the first foundation for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, with the construction of the remaining four well underway, the Spanish joint venture company informed.

  • 8 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed 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 […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    COWI A/S has acquired Norwegian engineering firm Teknisk Data A/S (TDA), a company that specialises in the design of offshore wind foundations and high technology floating bridges. In October, TDA reported that it has won several major design contracts for the design of offshore wind turbine foundations, both jackets and monopiles. The contracts involve FEED, Basic […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    EDP has been granted European funding to develop new technology for offshore wind power. DEMOGRAVI3 is a project that aims to develop an innovative gravity based foundation for offshore wind turbines and will be funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project will last for four years and will include a full-scale demonstration […]

  • 24 May 2017

    Smulders has put the first upper jacket for the Beatrice offshore wind farm’s foundation on top of the first lower jacket, thus completing the first foundation for the 588MW project.

  • 17 January 2017

    Navantia-Windar today assembled the first foundation for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, with the construction of the remaining four well underway, the Spanish joint venture company informed.

  • 10 June 2015

    Monday afternoon, Bladt Industries started the loadout of the first four finished transition pieces for the Sandbank offshore wind farm project in cooperation with Bilfinger. During Monday night, the first two of the transition pieces were lifted from the harbour to the awaiting barge, and Tuesday morning the last two transition pieces were lifted onto […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Environment

    Noise from pile driving during offshore wind turbine construction could be damaging the hearing of harbour seals around the UK, according to ecologists who attached GPS data loggers to 24 harbor seals while offshore wind turbines were being installed in 2012. Data on the seals’ locations and their diving behaviour was combined with information from […]

  • 30 November 2016

    BiFab’s Arnish facility began work on the transition pieces and piles for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in mid-October, increasing the workforce at the site by 71 people, according to SSE. Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab), a Fife based company with facilities at Burntisland, Methil and Arnish, won two multi-million pound contracts with Beatrice Offshore Wind Ltd’s […]

  • 20 July 2016

    Almost half of the foundations have already been laid at the 350MW Wikinger wind farm, which is being built in German waters of the Baltic Sea, Iberdrola reported today as part of its results for the first half of the year. Iberdrola’s Renewables business unit recorded an EBITDA of EUR 836.5 million in the first […]