Offshore Wind

Siemens Enters Final Stretch at Westermeerwind

February 11, 2016 - sblad

Siemens has fully installed 32 out of the 48 wind turbines at the 144 MW Westermeerwind Wind Farm. Westermeerwind is being built in the waters of the IJsselmeer, along the dikes of the Noordoostpolder. It is the largest near shore wind farm in the Netherlands. The turbines are divided into two rows along the Westermeer dike and one row along the Noordermeer dike, and are connected to anonshore transformer station. Read More
Siemens Posts over 100 New Job Vacancies in Hull

January 14, 2016 - sblad

Recruitment for Siemens’ new facilities in Hull is in “full swing” as more than 100 new positions were advertised today for roles within Siemens’ wind turbine blade manufacturing facility currently under construction at Alexandra Dock. Read More
Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV

September 22, 2015 - sblad

On Tuesday 15th September, Jan De Nul Group signed the take-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operated by German company Hochtief. The jack-up vessel Vidar is less than two years old and was specifically built to install offshore windparks. The vessel is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The large cargo deck space and payload and the lifting capacity of its crane up to 1,200 tonnes enable swift and safe installation of the heaviest foundations and other components of offshore windparks. The vessel is 140 m long and is equipped with four legs to lift itself above the sea level for stable working without impact of the waves in water depths up to 50 m. Read More
VBMS to Install Rampion Wires

August 25, 2015 - sblad

VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. Read More
Atlas successfully secures contract with DONG Energy for German Offshore Wind Projects

August 4, 2015 - sblad

In September 2014, Atlas signed a frame agreement with DONG Energy for the provision of offshore wind specialists to DONG’s UK offshore wind farms. This week, Atlas’ relationship with DONG grows stronger with the signing of a new five year contract for Atlas’ offshore wind personnel to work with DONG in Germany. Read More
A Life-Raft in Stormy Waters: Investing in people through collaboration during the downturn

July 7, 2015 - sblad

As we begin to enter Q3, the seismic waves of the last year’s oil downturn are still reverberating beneath the crust of the offshore industry. With companies facing administration, “there is no one silver bullet,” as Gordon Colborn from PwC puts it, “that can solve the range of issues currently facing the oil and gas industry.” Read More
Atlas to Open New Office in Lowestoft

June 9, 2015 - sblad

UKPS Offshore was one of the original agencies that focussed on the supply of high-quality ROV personnel and worked with leading figures in the offshore industry. However, in May 2015 UKPS decided to close its doors for good leaving their remaining contractors to look for alternative agencies and the staff to find new jobs. Read More
Siemens Prepares Base for Westermeerwind Construction

January 23, 2015 - sblad

Siemens has decided to make Urk a base port for the management of the Westermeerwind nearshore wind farm construction. Read More