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DEME completes foundation installation work in Borssele 1&2

DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Innovation has completed the installation of the last monopile foundation at the 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. Over the past five months it installed 94 foundations in total. The wind farm is a project by Ørsted and is planned to be completed by the end of 2020. The foundation…

Turbine installation at Wieringermeer Wind Farm is halfway

Vattenfall reached a milestone when wind turbine number 41 in Wieringermeer Wind Farm was installed. This means that half of the in total 82 Nordex N117/3600 windturbines by Vattenfall are now installed.  Also this week, contractor BAM Infra reported on social media that it had completed the construction of all foundations. In total around 54,735…

Bladt Industries sends out last transition pieces for Borssele 1+2

The last 6 transition pieces and anode boxes for the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm left Bladt Industries manufacturing facility in Aalborg, Denmark last week.  Bladt Industries was awarded the contract for the production of 35 transition pieces (TP) by wind farm owner Ørsted in October 2018. In December that same…

Eemshaven selected as base port for Hornsea Two OWF

Eemshaven has been selected as base port for the installation of the foundations for the British Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. DEME Offshore, responsible for the logistics and installation of the foundations, and Buss Terminal Eemshaven signed a contract for this. The contract between the two parties comprise the installation of 165 foundations (monopiles and…

Sif preferred supplier for foundations Japanese OWF

Sif Holding n.v. has entered into exclusive negotiations for the delivery of 33 monopiles and 33 Transition pieces (25 KTon steel) for an offshore wind project in Japan. The Dutch steel constructor reports that it will not disclose any details on the wind farm project and the schedule prior to the issue of a Notice To…

BAM withdraws from offshore wind foundation market

Royal BAM Group has decided to exit their activities in offshore wind foundations. The decision was made as part of the company’s ongoing portfolio review. BAM announced this in their first half year results. The first half of 2019 showed a 52 million euro loss. In the same period last year, the company recorded a 44 million…

HSM Offshore: Building the heart of an offshore wind farm

In 2002, HSM Offshore built the offshore substation for the first offshore wind farm, the Danish Horns Rev 1. Almost 17 years and several wind farm generations later, the Dutch manufacturing company is still building offshore platforms for the wind energy industry. The latest being the Borssele Alpha and Beta platforms. You won the contracts…

Royal Boskalis and Hwa Chi Construction Co join forces for Taiwanese OW market

Royal Boskalis and Taiwanese Hwa Chi Construction Co have been awarded a preferred bidder agreement by Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for its Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan. The contract is for the transport and installation of offshore foundations. The two companies have set up a joint venture for…

Sif to modify its two facilities to make them future proof

Dutch steel tube manufacturer Sif Group announced it will modify its manufacturing facility in Roermond and the assembly and coating facility at the Tweede Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The decision is a response to stricter coating requirements and a change in design whereby the monopile diameters are larger and wall thicknesses smaller. Roermond production facility In the coming…