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Congrats to Bilfinger with completing Sandbank foundation installation

Bilfinger today have safely and successfully installed the 72 Monopiles and TPs with installation vessel Pacific Orca.
Each monopole has a diameter of 6 m and a length of up to 70 m. The longest piles weigh 900 T.
Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH is a joint venture between Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH and Stadtwerke München GmbH.
This 288 MW wind farm is located in the German North Sea, approx. 90 km off the island of Sylt.


Milestone reached on Gemini. Congrats to Van Oord

A milestone has been reached on the Gemini Offshore Wind Park project of the coast of Holland where half of the planned 150 WTG foundations was installed on Friday August 28th 2015.

The foundation comprise of an Mono Pile and a Transition Piece weighing in total approximately 1000 tons. Pacific Osprey has been deployed out of Eemshaven, Holland carrying 3 set of full foundations for one installation cycle.

Swire Blue Ocean vessel Pacific Osprey and Van Oords Aeolus have been installing the impressive number of foundations only since July 1st 2015.

UK Rampion Offshore Wind Farm – we are proud to have been selected for foundation installation.

Congrats to E.ON, alongside partners the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) on reaching FID.

The Rampion Wind Farm is located approximately 13 km off the Sussex coast.


Decommissioning now also of the Gas Booster Platform B11

This weekend Pacific Osprey performed the first of a series of heavy lifts as part of the decommissioning work on the Gas Booster Platform B11, placed in the North Sea south of the Ekofisk complex. The platform with a total weight of approx. 8200mT will be decommissioned in 15 main parts with heaviest lift of 1015 tons and transported to shore by Pacific Osprey in three trips between the offshore site and the AF Environmental Base in Vats, Norway.

The attached picture shows the roof section with a weight of 220 tons which was lifted with Pacific Osprey’s 1200t main crane onto the vessel’s deck and sea fastened for safe transport.


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