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  • 21 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore transformer station topside for the grid connection of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project has set sail from the Drydocks World Dubai’s fabrication facility in the United Arab Emirates. In charge of the weighing, transport and load-out of the 700 MW, 3,950-tonne Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta topside is the […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the transport of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta substation topside from Dubai to Rotterdam using its semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Mighty Servant 3. The HKZ Beta topside is scheduled to be installed in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea in the coming days. According to […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation has been loaded onto a vessel at Drydocks World Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The topside is expected to start its journey to the Dutch North Sea shortly, TenneT, the platform’s owner and operator, said. Mammoet was in charge of loading the topside onto […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation topside will not be affected by the damage the substation’s jacket foundation suffered in a recent collision with a cargo ship, TenneT said. As reported, the cargo ship Julietta D collided with the substation jacket and a turbine foundation at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta offshore substation has been installed on its jacket foundation in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT said. The HKZ Beta topside was loaded from the transport vessel onto Allseas’ platform installation vessel Pioneering Spirit in the Alexiahaven. The Pioneering Spirit then sailed to the installation site and, […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected German-based 8.2 Consulting AG for commissioning and quality surveillance work on the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. From May 2022, the installation and commissioning of the 140 Siemens Gamesa 11.0-200 DD wind turbines will start 18 to 36 kilometres off the Dutch coast, where 8.2 Consulting AG will […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 140 Siemens Gamesa 11.0-200 DD wind turbines has been installed on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid – the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm. This is also the first SG 11.0-200 DD unit to be installed offshore and the largest and most powerful wind turbine to be installed on an […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operator TenneT has shared photos showing the damage done to the jacket foundation of the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation following a collision with an out-of-control cargo ship Julietta D during Storm Corrie. As reported, the bulk carrier Julietta D drifted for hours in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid – the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm – has generated first electricity. While still in their testing phase, the first operating turbines are already producing electricity, which is transferred to shore via an offshore transformation station and fed into the Dutch grid. Hollandse Kust Zuid is located in […]

  • 18 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s jack-up Wind Osprey has left Sif’s facility at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam loaded with the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines to be installed at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The project milestone marks a series of firsts for the […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Air Liquide has signed its largest long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to date in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, for 115 MW or around 500 GWh per year, of renewable electricity from the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. This PPA comes in addition to a 100 GWh-PPA Vattenfall signed with Air Liquide, a French multinational […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation works are well underway at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid – the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm – to ensure that electricity starts flowing to the Dutch grid in early May. As reported, the first of the wind farm’s 140 Siemens Gamesa 11.0-200 DD wind turbines was installed at the site some […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens’ roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel Rotra Mare has completed her first delivery of wind turbine components since being upgraded and extended to be able to transport the ever-increasing turbine parts. The vessel, which docked at Sif’s new terminal at Maasvlakte 2 on Wednesday 09 March, transported tower sections for Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has been appointed as the lender’s technical advisor (LTA) on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind project in the Netherlands. As part of the scope of work, OWC performed technical due diligence on all aspects of the project design, delivery, and operations, concluding with a comprehensive report at […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Vattenfall and De Rijke Noordzee (The Rich North Sea) are jointly investigating the effect of water replenishment holes in wind turbine foundations on the surrounding sea life. The research is being carried out on Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm. Hollandse Kust Zuid […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Vattenfall will participate in the offshore wind farm tender for Hollandse Kust West Sites VI and VII in the Dutch North Sea, partnering with the chemicals producer BASF for Site VI. The Hollandse Kust West wind farm zone is located approximately 53 kilometers off the west coast of the Netherlands. The full area is auctioned […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Julietta D, the bulk carrier that had drifted in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands for several hours on Monday, 31 January, collided with one of the wind turbine monopile foundations at the 1.5 GW wind farm. A reconnaissance flight carried out on Tuesday, 1 February, has revealed the damage, although further […]

  • 31 January 2022
    Authorities, Vessels

    A rudderless cargo ship is drifting around the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea following a collision with an oil and chemicals tanker in heavy seas in the anchorage area near IJmuiden on Monday, 31 January, the Dutch Coastguard said. In one of its most recent updates on the incident, […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Environment, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and BASF have decided to fit three of the 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust wind farm offshore the Netherlands with recyclable blades. Conventional blades are made with resin which is fused with fiberglass and carbon to create the blade’s structure. The resin only dissolves by exposing it to […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Vessels

    After a day of adventure on the high seas off the Dutch coast, which included hitting a foundation of an offshore wind farm substation, the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D has been salvaged by Boskalis, the company reported on 1 February, saying the out-of-control ship is now being towed to the Port of Rotterdam. The […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Boskalis informed on 20 April that the company won a contract for the transportation and installation of export cables for an offshore wind project, classifying the contract value as “significant”, which for Boskalis means it is worth between EUR 150-300 million. The company said the project for which it will install the export cable lines […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Vattenfall to support its European offshore wind portfolio for an undisclosed sum. The contract, which also has options to extend for a further two-year period, will see the international engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) specialist provide a wide range of support […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has updated its Adjusted EBITDA guidance for the full year 2022 following reduced progress on two offshore wind projects and vessel reshuffle at its subsidiary Seaway 7. Seaway 7 announced provisions against the results of project execution of offshore windfarm installations due to increased costs relating to weather delays and mechanical breakdowns. This, […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Netherlands-based offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Group is on track to take a Final Investment Decision on the investment plan to expand its production capabilities in July. According to Fred van Beers, CEO of Sif Group, market demand has made the need to increase the production of foundations, both in size and quantity, ”more obvious […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has unveiled plans to build an artificial island dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind in Denmark and has entered an agreement with Allianz Investment Management (AIM) to perform a feasibility study for a similar project in Germany. In Denmark, CIP is proposing to build an island called […]