Scheuerle wins Trailer Innovation Award

The RotorBladeTransportSystem (RBTS) from Scheuerle took first place in the Chassis category of the Trailer Innovation Award. An international jury of experts made up of journalists from 16 renowned European transport magazines has been presenting the Trailer Innovation Award since 2002 for outstanding ideas and product innovations in the trailer and body sector. On behalf …

Video: Jumbo’s Fairpartner loads 10 TPs for Yunlin

Smulders is an international steel construction company with more than 1,000 employees working across different locations in Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Poland. The company was responsible for the construction of 40 transition pieces (TPs) and 80 e-units for wpd’s offshore wind farm Yunlin, located approx. 8 km off the west coast of …

Sharp increase in demand for wind turbines in North America.
 TII Group provides suitable transport solutions

Wind energy is considered a safe, low-emission and inexpensive power source and thus a key driver of the energy system transition process. Experts expect a significant expansion of capacities especially in North America*. As a result, transport needs are undergoing a significant increase. Wind turbine components must be transported to the place of use from …

Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

Goldhofer’s trailling dolly solution proves its worth

Hofmann Kran-Vermietung has relied on Goldhofer’s new »bladeS« blade hauler in combination with its self-tracking trailing dolly for the transportation of three 75-meter-long wind turbine blades from Rostock to the Hopsten-Schale wind farm more than 400 kilometers away. Goldhofer’s »bladeS« is available in a number of different combinations. Through the use of a 5-axle tractor …

AAL delivers giant cable carousel for a US$2 billion offshore clean energy project

AAL Shipping has recently delivered a cable carousel measuring 23m in diameter (73m circumference) to Jan De Nul Group, for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project, 9.5 km off the coast of north-west Taiwan. The cargo was loaded in Jebel Ali and transported on deck of the 19,000 dwt heavy lift (HL) multipurpose vessel AAL Nanjing to the …

Liebherr’s TCC 78000 lifts monopiles for new wind farm in the Baltic Sea

In the port of Rostock, the first of a total of 72 monopoly foundations for the offshore wind farm “Kriegers Flak”, which is currently under construction, were loaded. The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, will supply up to 600,000 households with electricity in the future and will thus become Denmark's largest offshore …

ALS and Norsea launches new logistics company to support the wind industry

Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has announced together with Norsea, part of the Wilhelmsen Group, the launch of a new logistics company Elevon, whose sole focus is to support the wind industry. “Big opportunities need a singular focus. The pure-play strategy allows Elevon to anticipate and respond quicker to client needs, attract industry-specific talent, go ‘all-in’ …

GE Renewable Energy to hire 250 additional employees for its factory in Cherbourg, France

GE Renewable Energy is planning to recruit 250 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, by the first quarter of 2021. The facility, which opened two years ago in April 2018, has produced the world’s largest offshore wind turbine blade ever manufactured, 107-meters long, dedicated to GE’s Haliade-X …

Hydrogen turbine construction starts in the Netherlands

Sustainable hydrogen supplier HYGRO has announced that the first construction phase of a hydrogen turbine starts on the ECN Wind Turbine test field in Wieringermeer. The project is part of “Duwaal”, a green hydrogen initiative that aims to develop the green hydrogen distribution regionally. Enercon supplies the wind turbine as part of the hydrogen turbine. …