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  • 18 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has completed the installation of all monopile foundations at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project, a spokesperson from Parkwind told Offshore WIND. According to Parkwind, Vole au vent completed the installation of all 23 monopiles on 13 November and is currently preparing for the installation of turbines. […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken over HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan, built by Damen Shipyards in Antalya, Turkey, is now ready for its voyage to Belgium, HST said. Once there, the vessel, and its sister HST Harri, will be deployed on the Northwester 2 […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Northwester 2 has reached the official close of financial agreements with all key stakeholders and banks for the construction of the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 18 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines, making it the first wind farm to feature this turbine model. According to MHI Vestas, all major turbine components have been assembled and pre-commissioned […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile foundation on the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Parkwind, the majority owner and the developer of the project, said. The first of the 23 foundations was installed at the site on 30 July, within one month […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    As of 24 August, Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation holds a 30% stake in the Northwester 2 offshore wind project, developed by Parkwind in the Belgian sector of the North Sea. 

  • 14 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the construction of the Northwester 2 wind farm off the Belgian coast with a loan of EUR 210 million.

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Parkwind have signed a long term power purchase arrangement (PPA) under which RWE Supply & Trading GmbH will procure the electricity production from the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The German energy company intends to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. The Northwester 2 wind farm will consist […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Northwester 2 offshore wind farm is fully operational, with all 23 MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines supplying power to the Belgian grid. Northwester 2 is the first to use the V164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which now supply green energy via Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 962t Northwester 2 offshore high voltage substation has been installed at the project site off the Belgian coast. According to Parkwind, Scaldis’ crane vessel Gulliver installed the topside onto its monopile foundation yesterday morning at the site some 50km off the coast. The offshore substation will be connected to Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 962-ton Northwester 2 offshore high voltage station has completed its journey from Aalborg, Denmark to the Port of Oostende in Belgium. The Port of Oostende will be a temporary home to the substation prior to the installation at the site some 48 kilometres north-west of Oostende. The substation’s journey from the Bladt Industries’ facilities […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm has left Bladt Industries’ facility in Aalborg, Denmark, and is on its way towards the project site in Belgium. Bladt designed, built and assembled the substation with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC under a contract won in May last year. The 235t transformer was installed on […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Parkwind have confirmed the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Northwester 2 wind farm offshore Belgium. Installation is scheduled to begin in late 2019, MHI Vestas said. Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the V164-9.5 MW […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has installed the transformer on the offshore substation built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. According to the Danish company, three cranes were necessary for the installation of the 235t transformer on the substation. To remind, the substation topside began its journey towards Bladt’s premises in Aalborg from Mostostal Pomorze in […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s Mostostal Pomorze has loaded out the substation topside built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Gdansk. The load-out operations were performed on 13 and 14 of April. The topside is currently travelling to Aalborg in Denmark where Bladt Industries will continue working on it. In June 2018, Mostostal Pomorze signed a contract for prefabrication of […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Jan De Nul to provide its cable protection system (CPS) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. Under the agreement, Tekmar will supply its TekLink Mechanical Latch Generation 8 CPS for all of the project’s inter-array and export cables. The system will be produced at the company’s manufacturing […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Northwester NV, the developer of Belgian Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, has awarded Bladt Industries with an EPCI contract for the project’s offshore substation, under which Bladt – with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC – is in charge of designing, building and installing the substation. 

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has applied for funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for its Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control by Parkwind and Summit Tailwind Belgium over Northwester 2, a project company holding a 224MW concession in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has signed two contracts with Jan de Nul and Parkwind, under which the foundation manufacturer will deliver 23 monopiles and transition pieces for Northwester 2 wind turbines, and one monopile and transition piece for the project’s substation.

  • 5 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured a contract to support MHI Vestas on the Northwester 2 offshore wind project by providing technicians for the installation of turbines. The deal includes GWS offshore installation technicians supporting the installation of 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5MW turbines at the site offshore Belgium from November. Besides providing staff for the […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Northwester NV has awarded Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) with a contract to deliver a submarine inter-array power cable system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 19 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Belgium-based Marlinks has secured a contract for monitoring the cable burial depth of the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. Marlinks will monitor the burial depth of six inter-array cables and one export cable, which will be equipped by the company’s distributed temperature sensing (DTS) measurement system. According to Parkwind, the majority owner of the 219MW project, the system uses the […]