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  • 6 September 2013
    Storage

    Future offshore wind turbines should use gravity foundations instead of foundations which are required to be hammered into the ground, said The Concrete Centre (TCC) according to New Civil Engineer news portal. Due to the significant environmental impact of piling operations, Andrew Minson, executive director of TCC, calls for a wider use of gravity base […]

  • 7 June 2016

    Royal BAM Group has been awarded a contract for the Blyth Offshore Wind project by EDF Energy Renewables to design, fabricate and install five full-size gravity base foundations, first of their kind to be built in the world, according to the company.   The foundation design will utilise ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two […]

  • 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) […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Equipment

    BAM has been awarded a contract to design, fabricate and install five full-size gravity base foundations for wind turbines off the Northumberland coast, UK. The contract has been awarded to BAM by EDF Energy Renewables via SPV Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Ltd. The foundation design will utilize ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two BAM companies, BAM […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    The fifth and final gravity based foundation built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project has arrived at the installation site and is about to undergo immersion.

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Only a few days after the first gravity based foundation (GBF) was installed, the project team of Jan De Nul Group floated off and installed the second and even larger GBF for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in Denmark. According to the company, the installation operation of this 10,000-tonnes GBF went according to plan. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Technology

    BAM Nutall has completed the roof panel installation on the five self-installing gravity base foundations being constructed for EDF Energy Renewables’ 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    This weekend, the first gravity based foundation (GBF) for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the semisubmersible barge and towed to the installation location where the heavy-lift vessel Rambiz in combination with an in-house designed ballast […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Storage

    Jan De Nul has installed the first of the two gravity-based foundations that will support the offshore substations on the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea.

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    BAM has floated out the first of the five concrete gravity base foundations being constructed for EDF Blyth wind farm project off the Northumberland coast, UK. The gravity base left the dry dock in Newcastle and was floated down the River Tyne to Port of Tyne. The base will have additional ballast added to it […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) has been installed onto the sea bed for EDF Blyth wind farm project off the Northumberland coast, UK. Earlier this month, the gravity base left BAM’s dry dock in Newcastle and was floated down the River Tyne to Port of Tyne to have additional ballast added to it prior the […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Having designed gravity-base foundation for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy plant, a multinational professional services firm Arup has welcomed the completion of the first offshore installation phase for the project.

  • 31 July 2017

    The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project has been installed onto the seabed. The second of the total of five GBFs has also arrived at the site and is ready to be installed.

  • 11 July 2017

    The first of the five gravity based foundations built at the Neptune dry dock in Newcastle by the Royal BAM Group for the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project  has begun its journey down the River Tyne, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    EDF EN France, Dong Energy and WPD Offshore have issued a call for bids for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of up to 83 gravity-based foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the supply of additional equipment for the gravity-based foundations, such as boat landing, access ladders and platform […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    EDF EN France, Dong Energy and WPD Offshore have issued a call for bids for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation of up to 83 gravity-based foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the supply of additional equipment for the gravity-based foundations, such as boat landing, access ladders and platform with […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Equipment

    Jan De Nul Group and Smulders have joined forces to build two gravity based foundations (GBF) for the high voltage station of the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak.  The foundations, weighting 10,000 tonnes and 8,000 tonnes, consist of a concrete part and a steel structure on top of it. Jan De Nul is responsible […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The construction of the concrete gravity base foundation structure for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy installation has been completed.

  • 11 July 2017

    The first of the five gravity based foundations built at the Neptune dry dock in Newcastle by the Royal BAM Group for the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project  has begun its journey down the River Tyne, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 18 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Belgian corrosion protection systems designer Elsyca has created a cathodic protection system for the self-installing concrete gravity based wind turbine foundation structures to be used for the first time at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. Royal BAM Group has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy Renewables via SPV Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Ltd, to design, fabricate and install five full-size […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has designed a sensor system for the concrete gravity-based foundation (GBF) destined for the EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) Blyth Offshore demonstrator wind farm. This is the first time that sensors have been installed in a gravity-based foundation and used to analyse the performance of the foundations in the challenging conditions […]

  • 14 July 2016

    COWI has been providing assistance with geotechnical interpretation and load definition to BAM Infraconsult, which is in charge of the design of gravity base foundations, to be used on Blyth Offshore Demonstrator offshore wind project. The foundation design will utilise ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two BAM companies, BAM Nuttall Ltd and BAM Infra bv. COWI has been […]