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BAM withdraws from offshore wind foundation market

Royal BAM Group has decided to exit their activities in offshore wind foundations. The decision was made as part of the company’s ongoing portfolio review. BAM announced this in their first half year results. The first half of 2019 showed a 52 million euro loss. In the same period last year, the company recorded a 44 million…

HSM Offshore: Building the heart of an offshore wind farm

In 2002, HSM Offshore built the offshore substation for the first offshore wind farm, the Danish Horns Rev 1. Almost 17 years and several wind farm generations later, the Dutch manufacturing company is still building offshore platforms for the wind energy industry. The latest being the Borssele Alpha and Beta platforms. You won the contracts…

Royal Boskalis and Hwa Chi Construction Co join forces for Taiwanese OW market

Royal Boskalis and Taiwanese Hwa Chi Construction Co have been awarded a preferred bidder agreement by Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for its Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan. The contract is for the transport and installation of offshore foundations. The two companies have set up a joint venture for…

Sif to modify its two facilities to make them future proof

Dutch steel tube manufacturer Sif Group announced it will modify its manufacturing facility in Roermond and the assembly and coating facility at the Tweede Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The decision is a response to stricter coating requirements and a change in design whereby the monopile diameters are larger and wall thicknesses smaller. Roermond production facility In the coming…

Foundation suppliers Borssele 1+2 announced

Ørsted announced the suppliers for the monopiles and transition pieces for the 752 MW offshore wind farm Borssele 1+2. Sif and EEW SPC received the contract for the delivery of half of the 94 monopile foundations for the Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines while Danish Bladt Industries and EEW OSB will deliver 35 transition pieces,…