Rostock-based company EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has received an order from the Swedish energy group Vattenfall to produce 41 monopiles for...
With the founding of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC) in Rostock, Germany, the EEW Group has significantly contributed to the expansion of the offshore wind energy industry. Since 2008, EEW SPC has been a pioneer in the manufacturing of monopiles, which serve as foundation piles for offshore wind turbines. With more than 1,900 monopile foundations, our offshore wind specialist has developed into a leading manufacturer of this type of foundation. In our Rostock plant, thick-walled, longitudinally-welded pipes with a diameter of up to 12 metres (472.4”), a length of up to 120 metres (393.7 ft.) and a piece weight of up to 2,500 tonnes can be manufactured.
In order to be able to install offshore wind farms in increasingly deep bodies of water, EEW produces so-called XL Monopiles. As an internationally leading manufacturer, EEW can manufacture monopiles with diameters of up to
12 m (472.4”), piece weights of up to 2,500 tonnes and max. lengths of 120 m (393.7 ft.). Under these conditions, we are perfectly prepared to master the challenges of the future.
The location of EEW SPC, our offshore wind specialist within the EEW Group, is located in Rostock, on the German Baltic Sea coast. Having a direct access to the quay, uncomplicated transport on barges or vessels their point of destination on the high seas is guaranteed. As a special service for our customers, we provide full logistical support for transportation and loadout on request.
The focus of our business activity is the fulfilment of our customers' needs. Therefore, in addition to our primary steel products, we offer our customers a complete service portfolio, made up of secondary steel and corrosion protection. With regard to this, we work together with our long-term partners and sub-suppliers.
Almost exactly 11 months after the first load out, the last five monopiles for Ørsted’s offshore wind farm Hornsea Two were loaded at the quay of EEW...