Mammoet works on Djibouti’s first wind farm project

Mammoet Djibouti, the regional office for Mammoet’s Horn of Africa and East Africa operations, has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to offload and assemble 17 wind turbines, these consisting of 68 towers, 51 blades, 17 nacelles, drive trains and hubs.  Despite high resource potential in Djibouti, only half of its population has access …

Kenc wins contract for design noise mitigation deployment system

Kenc Engineering got awarded a contract to design a Hydrosound Damper Deployment System (HSDDS). To install monopiles at an offshore wind farm, the clients’ heavy lift vessel will be equipped with a hydrosound damper system to minimize underwater piling noise. Kenc will design the HSDDS to enable a safe and quick deployment cycle of the hydrosound …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

ALS loads wind turbine blades in extreme conditions

Abnormal Load Services - ALS in partnership with Norsea (part of the Wilhelmsen Group) have recently invested in the onshore and offshore renewables sector by launching a new logistics company Elevon whose sole focus is to support the wind industry The Elevon renewables team have overcome wintery conditions for renewables as they are busy on …

DOLL wind blade transport systems in action

Bolk Transport B.V. and Universal Transport have recently opted for DOLL’s self-steering trailer combinations. Both chose hydraulic lifting adapters on a dolly, giving themselves enough reserve capacity to accommodate the steady increase in rotor blade length and weight that the industry is experiencing. With a dead weight of approximately 7.0 to 7.3 tons (depending on the …

AMCS technologies ensures security at the Fécamp wind farm in France

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti-collision systems will equip 18 Potain tower cranes at the French wind farm site. Located between 13 and 22 kilometers off the coast of Fécamp in Normandy, the offshore wind farm with 71 wind turbines will be connected to gravity foundations installed on the seabed at depths between 25 and 30 …

RWE relies on Van Oord for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has been selected by RWE as the supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The 1.4 GW Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea 195 kilometres …