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  • 13 May 2009

    Siemens Energy has awarded a major contract to supply the second substation platform for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm to McNulty Offshore Construction, based in South Shields, South Tyneside. The multi-million pound project began in January this year and is expected to be completed in May 2010. Specialising in offshore fabrication for the oil […]

  • 3 November 2015

    This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper’s offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase.  RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Storage, Technology

    Siemens has launched a new alternating-current (AC) grid access solution for connecting near-shore wind power plants to the grid. The new solution consists of an offshore transformer module (OTM) attached directly to a wind turbine, and acts as a distributed transmission asset. Nominally rated in incremental 250 megawatt blocks it can be linked together to provide […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination. Both substations Buitengaats (300MW) and ZeeEnergie (300MW) left the Hoboken dock near […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Storage

    TenneT commissioned the grid connection for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm on 31 October, following the installation of the wind farm’s substation, whose fabrication encountered challenges that ultimately delayed the commissioning for a year.

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Technology

    This morning the process of transporting the 1200 tonnes heavy substation for Northwind Offshore Wind Farm from Bladt’s site to the quay took its beginning. A multi-wheeler is used to transport the substation to the quay where a barge is waiting, and at the beginning of the afternoon the substation was in position and ready […]

  • 6 March 2017

    The second offshore substation for the Race Bank offshore wind farm set sail to the UK on 5 March, ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants reported.

  • 13 September 2016

    The offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II, has been installed at its destined location in the North Sea, according to Bladt Industries’ social media pages.  The company started working on the offshore substation in October 2015, following the financial close for the project. […]

  • 28 October 2015

    After the Nobelwind team announced that they have reached financial close for the Nobelwind (Bligh Bank II) offshore wind farm project, Bladt started the construction of the offshore high voltage substation (OHVS). As the main contractor of the OHVS, Bladt is responsible for the steel construction work of the substation as well as the overall engineering, […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Bladt team completed the load out of the Nordsee Ost substation last week. The substation is now on the barge, where it will undergo measures to secure sea fastening before it makes its journey to the final destination in the German North Sea. The 1900 tonnes substation, which Bladt Industries fabricated for the German utility […]

  • 8 December 2016

    STX France has started fabrication works for the offshore substation that will be installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm site in Belgium. The first steel cutting for the substation took place yesterday at STX France’s yard in Saint-Nazaire. Design of both the foundation and the topside has been carried out by STX France. The substation will comprise a 1,600t monopile foundation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for a certain work in Josephine and Jackson County, Oregon. The applicant, Pacific Power, is proposing to discharge dredged material and fill into 3.5 acres of wetlands to create a gravel pad for a new substation and infrastructure. […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Storage

    STX France AS has lowered the third and final block of the offshore substation topside, being constructed for the Arkona offshore wind farm, onto a transportation barge in the drydock of the company’s yard in St. Nazaire.

  • 8 December 2016

    STX France has started fabrication works for the offshore substation that will be installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm site in Belgium. The first steel cutting for the substation took place yesterday at STX France’s yard in Saint-Nazaire. Design of both the foundation and the topside has been carried out by STX France. The substation will comprise a 1,600t monopile foundation […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Mercon and Liandon announce that Imtech has joined their MLK Projects consortium. MLK Projects was founded by Liandon and Mercon earlier this year to market a new innovation in offshore substations named COSS for Compact Offshore Substation. As associated engineering company, KCI was heavily involved in the design. Victor Krijt, Business Development Manager at Liandon […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Bladt Industries, Aalborg, Denmark has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting the contract for the transportation and installation of the Sandbank substation. The substation platform consists of a jacket, skirt piles and deck and requires to be installed in the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. At the substation, electricity from the individual wind turbines will be collected and […]

  • 9 September 2016

    Yesterday, the Nobelwind (Belwind 2/Bligh Bank Phase 2) substation started its journey towards the North Sea where it will be a installed at the wind farm off the coast of Belgium.  During the weekend, Bladt Industries loaded out the 1,100-tonne offshore substation at its production facilities in Aalborg. The installation of the offshore substation is set to take place […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Storage

    During the last 18 months, a team from Bladt has been busy with the EPCI project for the Northwind Offshore Substation. Today, they can reap the benefits of their hard work as the substation has been installed successfully. The installation had to wait a few days due to bad weather conditions, but yesterday, 1 July […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Storage

    The second offshore substation built by the Engie Fabricom/Iemants consortium for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension wind farm has set sail from the Engie Fabricom site in Hoboken, Belgium, bound for the wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 18 June 2014
    Storage

    The Offshore and Consulting Section of the independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik is now also responsible for the maintenance and servicing of the substation at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The contract, which came into effect on 01.06.2014, includes extensive maintenance, inspection, monitoring and service work for the entire construction. Since experts at Deutsche Windtechnik […]