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  • 6 December 2011

    Now, the construction of Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm will soon begin. On Sunday 20 November 2011, the floating crane Svanen arrived at Grenaa Harbour, and next month it will be used to prepare the floating crane for the installation of the 111 monopiles to be driven into the sea bed. Svanen was built in […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Now, the construction of Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm will soon begin. On Sunday 20 November 2011, the floating crane Svanen arrived at Grenaa Harbour, and next month it will be used to prepare the floating crane for the installation of the 111 monopiles to be driven into the sea bed. Svanen was built in […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has reached a milestone with the production of its 2,000th monopile. This special monopile was made for Ørsted’s Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Sif stated it is currently in the final phase of the project and is planning to complete the works in early April. The company produced its […]

  • 27 July 2011

    Jumbo Shipping has successfully transported 51 monopiles from EEW’s manufacturing plant in Rostock, Germany, to Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The monopiles’ final destination was DONG Energy’s Walney Offshore Windfarm 2. When the contract was awarded, the first shipment was only seven weeks away, during which time Jumbo engineered all shipments and designed and manufactured saddles […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Research & Development

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) has revealed the monopile sling connector, a remote-controlled solution for applying the rigging of monopiles. Once positioned on the monopile, the monopile sling connector will guide the sling around the monopile without the need for human interference, TWD said. During lifting, the load is transferred directly from the sling, through link […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Jumbo Shipping has successfully transported 51 monopiles from EEW’s manufacturing plant in Rostock, Germany, to Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The monopiles’ final destination was DONG Energy’s Walney Offshore Windfarm 2. When the contract was awarded, the first shipment was only seven weeks away, during which time Jumbo engineered all shipments and designed and manufactured saddles […]

  • 14 June 2019

    German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has received an order to provide monopiles and monopile sections for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Following its selection as the preferred supplier in December 2018, Steelwind Nordenham received the firm order from YunNeng/wpd-Taiwan at the end of May 2019. The order includes the supply of […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sif Holding, a Dutch-based manufacturer of large steel tubulars for offshore wind turbine foundations, has completed the first monopiles in the new assembly facility at Maasvlakte II in Rotterdam. The first monopiles that will leave the assembly facility at Maasvlakte II are being built for the Galloper offshore wind project off the east coast of the UK. On 4 […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Steelwind Nordenham has dispatched the last batch of monopiles for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The last four monopiles were loaded onto the Zhi Xian Zhi Xing vessel on 8 July and sent off from the foundation manufacturer’s site in Nordenham, Germany. Steelwind Nordenham has been selected as the preferred supplier for the […]

  • 13 December 2013

    In just over two months Ballast Nedam Offshore has transported and installed 39 monopiles for the offshore wind farm Baltic 2. This was achieved despite the occurrence of two of the worst storms in a decade in October and November. Among the monopiles installed, were the largest monopiles used in offshore wind energy so far […]

  • 13 December 2013

    In just over two months Ballast Nedam Offshore has transported and installed 39 monopiles for the offshore wind farm Baltic 2. This was achieved despite the occurrence of two of the worst storms in a decade in October and November. Among the monopiles installed, were the largest monopiles used in offshore wind energy so far […]

  • 4 September 2019

    German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has started manufacturing monopiles and monopile sections for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Steelwind rolled the first can at its facility in Nordenham on 11 July. High strength steel plate material is supplied by Steelwind’s parent company Dillinger Hütte, the company said. In total, Steelwind will manufacture […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Heerema Marine Contractors has, together with its client Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) and its subcontractor CAPE Holland, installed the DOT monopile at the Eneco Amalia wind farm.  During the installation of the monopile a relatively new driving technology was used by CAPE Holland in combination with a new installation operation by Heerema’s offshore lift vessel Aegir. […]

  • 14 March 2016

    The first three super-sized monopiles built for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm arrived at the Dutch Eemshaven seaport on 10 March, with the remaining 64 giants soon to follow, Eemshavenonline.nl reports The monopiles were constructed in Rostock, Germany, by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH. Weighing 1,302.5 tons each, they are the world’s heaviest monopiles ever built. The […]

  • 16 September 2015

    At the two offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and 2, the last of 97 foundations has been installed. Dong Energy achieved this milestone ahead of schedule due to smooth foundation installation. Altogether, the installation of the 97 monopiles and transition pieces took five months. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director of DONG Energy in Germany […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A one-third of 1300T monopiles for the Veja Mate Offshore Project have been successfully installed. The construction phase began in April 2016 and Veja Mate contractor Offshore Wind Force (OWF) has managed to install 24 monopiles, in the German North Sea using the Jack-up vessel, Scylla. Rasmus Miller, foundation package manager, said: “It’s quite an […]

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

    Osbit has delivered a hybrid monopile cleaning tool to Van Oord, designed to support the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations. The hybrid marine growth cleaning tool is currently supporting a project at the Walney 3 & 4 offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea, where Van Oord has been tasked with installing 87 monopiles […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation has loaded the first set of monopiles to be installed on the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Innovation loaded the first set of monopiles at Sif’s facility on Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam. DEME is in charge of transporting and installing the 94 monopile […]

  • 21 October 2019

    Jumbo’s heavy-lift carrier has arrived at Steelwind Nordenham’s quayside to pick up the first four monopiles destined for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. According to Steelwind, the Jumbo Jubilee arrived at the heavy-lift terminal Blexen, Germany, on 19 October and the loadout operations started immediately. In total, Steelwind will manufacture and deliver 40 complete monopiles from Nordenham, as […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Netherlands-based Temporary Works Design (TWD) has introduced a Hammock monopile seafastening that is said to accommodate foundations with a diameter of up to 11 metres without any changes to the support structure.

  • 18 October 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Netherlands-based Temporary Works Design (TWD) has introduced a Hammock monopile seafastening that is said to accommodate foundations with a diameter of up to 11 metres without any changes to the support structure.

  • 4 July 2014

    The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication and assembly of 67 monopiles (MPs) and 67 transition pieces (TPs), including transportation to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm storage site from where the monopile […]