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  • 9 October 2015
    Technology

    ABS Group Ltd. has issued its certification of the design basis for Ocean Resource Ltd’s innovative Sea Breeze Gravity “float-out-and-sink” offshore wind turbine foundation system. ABS Group issued its certification in accordance with the relevant standards, including IEC 61400 and the ABS Guide for Bottom-founded Offshore Wind Turbine Installations published by ABS Group’s parent organization, […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The developers of the Fécamp offshore wind farm have chosen to demonstrate and install Seatower’s patented Cranefree Gravity® foundation design. The Fécamp project, being jointly developed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy and wpd offshore, is located 13km off the coast of Normandy. The Fécamp demonstrator project is the final step in Seatower’s objective to […]

  • 8 May 2014

    The developers of the Fécamp offshore wind farm have chosen to demonstrate and install Seatower’s patented Cranefree Gravity® foundation design. The Fécamp project, being jointly developed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy and wpd offshore, is located 13km off the coast of Normandy. The Fécamp demonstrator project is the final step in Seatower’s objective to […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    In a few months, the first of a new generation of concrete foundations will be installed for the first time in the English Channel. Optimised production methods and easy installation concept opens up the possibility of major deepwater offshore wind turbine parks. There was applause all round when the base plate for the prototype for […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The publicly listed European construction group STRABAG SE postpones its planned investments in the field of gravity-based foundations technology for offshore wind until further notice. The company had planned to spend several hundred million euros over the next few years on the construction of a factory and of special ships to transport self-developed concrete gravity […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    MT Højgaard, the company who have deployed most offshore wind foundations globally, have teamed up with foundation specialists Seatower to offer “cranefree” gravity foundations. The new foundations have been developed specifically for the deeper waters and bigger turbines that will soon become prevalent in European offshore wind projects. The Cranefree foundations come out of a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Wind farm contractor Windkraft FiT GmbH has received approval from Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) to build the Albatros 1 offshore wind farm using surface foundations developed by European construction group STRABAG. The Albatros 1 project is located in the “Nördlich Austerngrund” wind energy priority area within the Exclusive Economic Zone in the […]

  • 11 June 2013

    GEO is presently carrying out engineering consultancy for E.ON Vind Sverige AB regarding the installation of ’MPI Discovery’ jack-up vessel at Kårehamn wind farm. The 6 legs vessel, 140 m long and 40 m wide, will be installing the wind turbines over the gravity foundations already present. As the seabed is full of boulders and […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Electranova Capital, the new energy technology fund launched by Idinvest Partners, in partnership with the global utility EDF and the support of Allianz, has invested in the Norwegian company Seatower, which develops the Cranefree technology for offshore wind foundations. Seatower’s Cranefree concept for offshore wind features a self-installing gravity foundation, designed for scalable and efficient […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    MT Højgaard, the company who have deployed most offshore wind foundations globally, have teamed up with foundation specialists Seatower to offer “cranefree” gravity foundations. The new foundations have been developed specifically for the deeper waters and bigger turbines that will soon become prevalent in European offshore wind projects. The Cranefree foundations come out of a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Technology

    Strukton Immersion Projects B.V has chartered Iceni Marine Services’ crew transfer vessels (CTVs) – Iceni Spirit and Iceni Courage – to support the company during the installation of the five gravity based foundations at the Blyth Demonstrator project over the summer.

  • 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.

  • 3 September 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust is looking for an offshore wind farm consultancy services to study which gravity base structures could reduce offshore wind cost more, lifted or floated. Gravity Base Structures (GBS), in terms of potential cost reduction, have very promising foundations concepts for wind turbine generation in deeper water sites competing against steel jacket structures […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust is looking for an offshore wind farm consultancy services to study which gravity base structures could reduce offshore wind cost more, lifted or floated. Gravity Base Structures (GBS), in terms of potential cost reduction, have very promising foundations concepts for wind turbine generation in deeper water sites competing against steel jacket structures […]

  • 11 May 2014

    GDF Team Wins French Offshore Wind Tender Following a national public tender process, the French State has selected the group comprising GDF SUEZ, EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine and AREVA to install and operate offshore wind farms in the areas of Tréport (Upper Normandy, 500MW) and the Isles of Yeu and Noirmoutier (Pays de la Loire, […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seatower, a designer of gravity foundations for offshore wind turbines and substations, has appointed Hans-Kristian Alveberg as Principal Engineer as of April 05. Alveberg is an expert within post-tensioned concrete structures, and educated Diplom-Ingenieur (M.Sc.) in Steel Constructions in Civil Engineering from Universität Karlsruhe 2005. Previously he held positions in Bouygues Group, where he was responsible for the […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Equipment

    Bremen based Maritime Offshore Group GmbH, the steel construction company Conferdo GmbH & Co. KG, the Technical University of Middle Hesse and the Franzius-Institute for Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering at the Hanover University began a development project for a new offshore foundation. The design is based on the HEXABASE foundation of the Maritime Offshore Group […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hans-Kristian Alveberg has been employed at Seatower AS as Principal Engineer as of April 5. Alveberg is an expert within post-tensioned concrete structures, and Diplom-Ingenieur (M.Sc.) in Steel Constructions in Civil Engineering from Universität Karlsruhe 2005. Previously, he held positions in Bouygues Group, where he was responsible for the design of numerous steel structures, as well […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Gravitas Offshore Limited is the latest UK company to secure innovation funding from a DECC and Technology Strategy Board (TSB) innovation scheme to support the development of next generation offshore wind technology. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “The Coalition is committed to driving green growth and spurring on low carbon innovation. This […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Researchers at HR Wallingford have been presented with the ICE David Hislop award 2012 for their paper on “Evaluating scour at marine gravity foundations”. This paper formed part of a special issue on marine scour edited by Dr Harris and Prof. Whitehouse. The annual ICE Awards Ceremony celebrates excellence within civil engineering and technical writing, […]