BOW Terminal Handles Foundations for Humber Gateway OWF

Last week, BOW Terminal mobilized a brand new 600-ton crawler crane (type Liebherr LR1600-2) at its facilities, where it was erected with a 54m boom, a 600-ton hookblock and 300-ton superlift, the company told Offshore WIND in a statement.  Click to enlarge On Sunday, April 6, the company started a new project for E.ON, where BOW Terminal will handle and store the foundations (monopiles and transition pieces) for Humber Gateway. The crane is positioned next to the 1.200 tons crane, … Continue reading

Meerwind Süd Ost Undergoing Hot Commissioning

Posted on Apr 8th, 2014 with tags commissioning, Germany, hot, Meerwind, News by topic, Ost, SÜD, Undergoing. Source Article from Süd Ost Undergoing Hot Commissioning WindYour Offshore Wind News Turbine

NCS Survey Brings New Recruit to Its Commercial Team

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014 with tags brings, commercial, europe, its, NCS, New, News by topic, Recruit, survey, team. Source Article from Survey Brings New Recruit to Its Commercial Team WindYour Offshore Wind News Turbine

French Renewable Energy Projects Get EUR 750 Mln

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced the launch of a programme, through which it will provide EUR 750 million for the implementation of renewable energy projects to take place between 2014 and 2016 on the entire French territory. Selected sites will develop wind, solar, hydro and geothermal energy. The beneficiaries of this funding can be either public or private entities that will have access to favorable financial conditions. This funding will be implemented through EIB’s collaboration with Société Générale … Continue reading

Highlights of the Month: March 2014

Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has pioneered a new cost-effective installation method that promises to revolutionise offshore wind turbine construction. Scottish Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has announced the formal consent of two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in the outer Moray Firth. SSE has disclosed its intention to narrow significantly the focus of its near term development plans for its offshore wind projects. All foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm have been successfully installed some 35 … Continue reading

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Energy Minister Discusses Offshore Wind in Juliusruh

During today’s visit to the island of Rügen, Christian Pegel, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Minister for Energy, Infrastructure and Regional Development, went to Juliusruh, where he discussed the current political developments in the offshore wind energy with industry representatives. The economy talks about offshore wind energy, held in the afternoon, focused on the latest issue: the amendment to the Renewable Energy Act (EEG), which was the topic of the energy summit held last Tuesday in Berlin. Signals from the capital were positively received. … Continue reading