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DEA ups stakes in Njord area

Dec 23, 2016

Germany's DEA is acquiring participating interests in seven licenses in the Njord area of the Norwegian Sea, including 20% increased interest in the Njord field, from Engie E&P Norge.  The agreement with France's Engie E&P Norge includes: 20% in the Njord field (PL107 and PL132)…

Swedes win major Danish wind farm bid

Nov 09, 2016

Sweden's Vattenfall has won the tender to build Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.   Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. Vattenfall’s investment in Kriegers Flak will be EUR 1…

Iberdrola awards WMO two newbuild contracts

Oct 04, 2016

World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide two newbuild crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the operations and maintenance (O&M) period for the Wikinger wind farm in Germany. “Building…

Wintershall contracts DNV GL for Ravn and A6-A

Aug 02, 2016

DNV GL has been awarded a five-year contract to provide in-service verification work for Wintershall Noordzee's RAVN and A6-A platforms. The two platforms based in the North Sea are the unmanned RAVN in the Danish sector and manned A6-A in the German sector…

Growth industry

Aug 01, 2016

Offshore wind is a growing business in the Netherlands and it’s set to get even bigger, reports Elaine Maslin. A SIF monopile foundation installed offshore. Photo from SIF. This year…

GC Rieber inks wind farm charter

Jul 12, 2016

GC Rieber Shipping has agreed a time charter agreement with Senvion for the construction support vessel (CSV) Polar Queen for use on offshore wind farms. The contract is for a fixed period of seven months with options to extend by up to three months…

ABS awarded BKR02 certification services work

Jul 07, 2016

ABS Group received a contract to provide project certification services to DONG Energy Wind Power for the planned Borkum Riffgrund 2 (BKR02) offshore wind farm in Germany. Developed by DONG Energy, the BKR02 Project is expected to be fully commissioned in the first half of 2019…

Trelleborg inks BorWin3 floatover installation

Jul 06, 2016

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has been awarded a contract by Petrofac for its first floatover installation of an offshore converter platform - BorWin3 wind farm project. BorWin3 topside illustration…

DONG, NGI install suction anchor at Borkum Riffgrund 2

Jul 01, 2016

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), an international center for geoscience research and consulting, and DONG Energy Wind Power signed a contract for the installation of 20 offshore wind turbine bucket foundations, called suction bucket jackets…

DONG invests in Borkum wind farm

Jun 24, 2016

DONG Energy has decided to build the German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2, which is expected to be fully commissioned in 1H 2019. With this decision, DONG Energy will reach 6.7GW of installed offshore wind capacity, exceeding the 2020 target of 6…

DNV GL to aid BorWin installation

May 18, 2016

Norway's DNV GL has been awarded a contract by China's COSCO Shipping Company for the installation engineering services for the BorWin gamma high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform. The Dutch-German transmission system operator…

Hansa Heavy lift names senior advisor

Jan 21, 2016

Germany’s Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Mark Preece as its new senior advisor to help the company grow its presence in the global offshore industry. Preece. Image from Hansa Heavy Lift. Preece…

E.ON’s Amrumbank West operational

Oct 22, 2015

The construction of Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in the German North Sea is complete. Image from E.ON. All 80 turbines are connected to the network. With its full installed capacity of 288 MW now operational…

German offshore windfarm inaugurated

Oct 09, 2015

Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant was officially inaugurated offshore Germany. The wind power plant equipped with 78 Siemens wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120m, will supply around 320…

CT Offshore launches subsea trencher ROV

Jun 02, 2015

CT Offshore will deploy its new trencher remotely operated vehicle (ROV), the CTO 107-1100, in June at DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 1 + 2 Offshore Wind Farms in the North Sea off Germany. The CTO 107-1100…

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