KENC to design and build a lifting frame for US offshore wind projects

KENC Engineering B.V. has been awarded a contract by an undisclosed client to design and construct a Hammer Quick Lifting Frame for use in two offshore wind farm projects in the US.  The frame will feature a Balltec quick connect receptacle and a 750mT piling hammer, and the design must accommodate easy installation and inspection. …

Boskalis reaches milestone with 100th offshore wind farm project

Boskalis has been awarded the contract to build a significant offshore wind farm off the coast of the United States. The company's scope of work includes transporting and installing the foundations and power cables for the wind turbines, and they will use two crane vessels and several transport and cable-laying vessels for the project. This …

Cobra IS, a Vinci subsidiary, secures €4 billion contract for two offshore windfarm energy converter platforms

Amprion Offshore has awarded a contract to a consortium consisting of Dragados Offshore (a subsidiary of Cobra IS) and Siemens Energy, to design, construct, and install the LanWin1 and LanWin3 offshore wind farm converter platforms in the North Sea. The consortium will design and build converter platforms to gather the alternating current produced by multiple …

Vestas signs partnership with long-time blades partner TPI Composites Inc.

Vestas has signed a multi-year framework agreement with long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), one of the leading supplier of wind turbine blades and services. “The continued and expanded partnership highlights how we are increasingly collaborating with partners, and how we continue to evolve and re-shape the industry together. We have been working together with …

RBTS from Scheuerle transport longest rotor blades available on the market

Heavy transport specialist P. Adams added three blade transport systems (RBTS) from TII Scheuerle to its fleet and has already mastered the first practical application with 83-metre-long blades. A total of 24 rotor blades had to be transported along the approximately 170-kilometre route from the port city of Uddevalla in western Sweden, where the wind …

DEME Offshore US contracts Seaqualize

DEME Offshore US has signed a contract with Dutch heave compensation specialist, Seaqualize, for first offshore wind feeder barge operations in the USA. DEME Offshore US will deploy the newly developed offshore lifting device, the Heave Chief 1100, on the first commercial scale wind farm installation project in the USA, Vineyard Wind, to transfer delicate …

Goldhofer FTV 550 transports wind power components in Ecuador 

The wind farm Minas de Huascachaca, Ecuador’s largest wind farm, comprises 14 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 50 MW. Elecaustro S.A., which is based in Cuenca was commissioned to plan and construct this wind farm located in Loja Province. The contract to transport the turbines was awarded to the Colombian special transport …