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  • 11 August 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development, Technology

    The 2 MW DemoSATH floating offshore wind platform demonstrator has been installed at the BiMEP test area offshore Spain in the Cantabrian Sea. Windstaller Alliance carried out the operation and the company used their anchor handling vessel, the Normand Sapphire, along with local tugboats, to tow DemoSATH from the construction site in the Port of Bilbao to […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Research & Development, Technology

    The DemoSATH floating offshore wind project has started generating electricity and feeding it to Spain’s national grid, introducing this type of renewable generation technology to Spain’s energy mix for the first time. Led by the Spanish engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies, in collaboration with the German energy company RWE Offshore Wind and the Japanese company […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has joined the DemoSATH floating offshore wind turbine project, located in Spain, as a strategic partner and co-investor. “Our partnership with KEPCO marks a significant milestone for the DemoSATH project. KEPCO’s vast experience and considerable resources amplify our capabilities, bringing a new level of expertise to our collective […]

  • 15 August 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Green Jade, the first Taiwan-built offshore wind installation vessel, operated by CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), has installed the first jacket foundation at the 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm. The 216.5-metre vessel, which is similar to DEME’s Orion, was delivered and officially named in July. Green Jade was built at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung and is […]

  • 17 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology

    Belgium-headquartered DEME Offshore and Denmark-based Liftra will partner to develop a novel offshore installation methodology for the next generation of offshore wind turbines. The Liftra crane technology will be fully integrated onboard DEME’s vessels on an exclusive basis. Liftra is providing the design and engineering, based on its patented LT1500 Turbine Installation Crane Technology, and […]

  • 11 July 2023

    DEME has contracted Innosea to assess the operability of its jack-up vessel Innovation ahead of the construction work on the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu and Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. Under the contract, Innosea, part of the renewable energy consultant OWC, will provide a range of advanced engineering analyses, including hydrodynamic and impact modelling […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with DEME Offshore for the supply of inter-array cables for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France, being developed by the Eoliennes en mer Dieppe Le Tréport (EMDT) consortium off the French coast in the English Channel. Under the contract, the Greece-based cable supplier will design, manufacture, […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Belgium-based DEME has announced that the vessel Green Jade, the first floating, DP3 heavy lift and installation ship constructed in Taiwan, officially joined its fleet. Green Jade joined DEME’s fleet after a naming ceremony was held at the Kaohsiung shipyard in Taiwan. The vessel is similar to Orion, which joined the company’s fleet in the […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has been awarded three contracts that the company defines as having a total value of more than EUR 300 million for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. The contract includes the transport and installation of the pin piles and jackets forming the foundations for the wind turbines, as well as […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer is on its way to the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm site, where the vessel will soon install what will be the first wind turbines offshore the US state of Massachusetts. The vessel, which first called the port of Halifax in Canada at the beginning of this month, […]

  • 8 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore works have begun at the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US with the first of 62 foundations installed by DEME’s specialised floating installation vessel Orion. Vineyard Wind 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the country and the first of several US wind farm projects in DEME’s […]

  • 7 April 2023

    DEME and Allseas have signed a contract for the installation of the offshore substation for the Îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. The 496 MW offshore wind farm has just moved into the construction stage after the consortium behind the project reached the final investment decision. DEME has been contracted for the […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Singapore offshore wind newcomer Cyan Renewables has acquired a 100 per cent interest in the service operations vessel (SOV) Groenewind from Belgium-based DEME Group. This transaction marks Cyan’s first acquisition in Europe. Delivered in 2021 to DEME Group, the SOV is operating under a 17-year long-term contract to service offshore wind farms in Belgium. The […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions (EEW SPC) has loaded the last monopile for Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord & Syd offshore wind project in Denmark. The loadout of 41 monopiles for the 344 MW offshore wind farms was completed at the quay of the Rostock-based company on 20 April. Following on from the order for the Kriegers Flak […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between AVANGRID and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has shipped the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal to its location more than 30 miles (about 49 kilometres) off the coast of Cape Cod in the US. The GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has inaugurated WINDEA One as the “first” hybrid crew transfer vessel (CTV) that will be deployed on Ørsted’s wind farms offshore Germany. Ørsted will use the CTV for the maintenance of its own wind farms, Borkum Riffgrund 1 and 2 and Gode Wind 1 and 2 in the North Sea. The […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation has left Equans fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium, and is on its way to its final destination in the Dutch North Sea. The offshore transformer platform is being constructed by a joint venture between Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, and Equans (formerly known as ENGIE), […]

  • 4 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project site in Massachusetts is expected to start next week, according to WCVB Channel 5 Boston and other US media who reported on updates shared by Avangrid’s project team during a boat tour of the Vineyard Wind site earlier […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s specialised floating installation vessel Orion has installed the offshore substation for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 wind farm, a first in the US, said the Belgium-based company. With a weight of more than 3,500 tonnes, this was the single heaviest lift of the entire construction campaign, according to Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between […]

  • 25 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has sent off the last transition piece (TP) for the Vesterhav Nord offshore wind farm from its facility in Aalborg, Denmark. The company has thus delivered all TPs for Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord & Syd offshore wind project, 21 for Vesterhav Nord and 20 for Vesterhav Syd. Vattenfall awarded Bladt Industries a contract for […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first eight monopiles for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have set sail from EEW SPC’s factory in Rostock, Germany, and are en route to the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in the US. On 21 September, the first eight monopiles for Dominion Energy’s CVOW project were loaded at the Rostock quayside. In […]

  • 21 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Correll Group, Electrical Engineering Division has been contracted by Seaway 7 to complete the termination and testing of inter-array cables (IAC) and export cables on the 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the contract, the Correll Group will be responsible for the termination and testing of 29 66 kV inter-array […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the substation topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm has been completed at Equans’ yard in Hoboken, Belgium. On 5 August, the substation topside was loaded onto the barge at the Equans BeLux – Offshore Business Unit yard in Hoboken and will soon set sail towards its final destination […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been contracted by DEME Offshore to complete the inter-array cable termination & testing on wind turbines and the offshore substation platform on the first phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being built in […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine nacelles for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm have arrived at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA. United Heavy Lift transported the first nacelles for Vineyard Wind 1 from France using its UHL Felicity vessel. The offshore wind farm will feature 62 GE Haliade-X 13 MW turbines to be […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NnGOWL) has completed the cable layout for the first campaign of six inter-array cables and one interconnector between the two offshore substations (OSS) within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The works began on Wednesday, 12 April, and were completed on Sunday, 30 April. […]