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  • 5 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the last batch of wind turbines is now underway at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Netherlands after the vessel Wind Osprey picked up the components in Rotterdam last week. This weekend, Vattenfall said via social media that the components for the last turbines were being loaded onto Cadeler’s […]

  • 29 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch King Willem-Alexander and board members of Vattenfall, BASF, and Allianz officially inaugurated the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 on 29 September. Having 139 wind turbines and an installed capacity of 1.5 GW, Hollandse Kust Zuid is one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The subsidy-free 1.5 GW wind farm, […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The last wind turbine has been installed at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands, the largest offshore wind farm in operation. Over the next couple of months, the turbines will be commissioned and tested, and Hollandse Kust Zuid is expected to be inaugurated later this year, Vattenfall, the developer of […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has contracted DEME Offshore to carry out rock berm installation works at Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm site in the Netherlands. According to Vattenfall, rock installation works will take place between the fourth quarter of 2023 and the first quarter of 2025. “Based on lessons learned in the offshore wind industry, Vattenfall are […]

  • 22 June 2023

    Cadeler has purchased the latest-generation Liebherr Ram Luffing Offshore Crane for its O-class wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) Wind Osprey. The acquisition is part of the company’s upgrade initiatives through which by early 2024, its O-class vessels will be ready to support the next generation of wind turbines. According to Liebherr, its RL 2600 deck […]

  • 2 August 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has selected 8.2 Consulting AG to provide manufacturing surveillance services for the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. As an independent consultant, 8.2 Consulting AG will supervise the comprehensive nacelle manufacturing surveillance, including components in multiple locations Europe-wide, said the company. This collaboration results from 8.2 Consulting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    On 2 June, BlueFloat Energy announced that the company had secured contracts for four (floating) offshore wind project sites in the Philippines and thus entry into the country’s offshore wind market. These are Wind Energy Service Contracts (WESCs), or Offshore Wind (OSW) Service Contracts (SCs), that are being awarded by the Philippines’ Department of Energy, which reported in April […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables, the UK arm of the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola, has placed an order with Siemens Gamesa for 95 of the company’s SG 14-236 DD wind turbines for its 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. The order marks what will be the first deployment of this turbine model in the UK. The […]

  • 28 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Rotterdam, together with Rotterdam Port Promotion Council (RPPC), has signed an agreement with Navingo BV on taking part in Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2023 (OEEC 2023) this November in Amsterdam. With OEEC’s aim being connecting the entire offshore energy sector through the work its different industries are doing in energy transition, Port […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has made the final investment decision (FID) for the He Dreiht offshore wind project in the German North Sea, clearing the way for the start of construction of the company’s largest offshore wind farm to date, with an installed capacity of 960 MW. EnBW secured the contract in 2017 in the first offshore tendering […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for pre-assembly work for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, currently being built in the Netherlands by CrossWind, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco. Under the full-scope pre-assembly contract, MWS will be responsible for mechanical and electrical pre-assembly, crane/lifting operations, and the complete […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend; RVO) has invited tenders for integrated ground models (IGMs) and geotechnical interpretative reports for the Nederwiek Noord and Hollandse Kust West VIII offshore wind farm zones. The work will help inform the preliminary foundation design and the deliverables will be made available to bidders in the project development tenders. […]

  • 27 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    100 out of the 140 Siemens Gamesa 11.0-200 DD wind turbines have been installed at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm and soon to be the largest offshore wind farm in operation. ”We have finished the installation of offshore wind turbine number 100 at the Hollandse Kust Zuid […]

  • 9 August 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded Arup B.V. the contract for the development of an integrated ground model (IGM) and a geotechnical interpretative report for the Nederwiek Zuid Wind Farm Zone (NWWFZ) in the Netherlands. The contract, with a value of around EUR 1.5 million (excluding VAT), was awarded following a tender issued in […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has invested in Høglund Ship Performance Monitor (SPM) which could reduce fuel consumption and improve the environmental footprint of their two offshore wind vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca. “The Høglund SPM system will give us detailed insight on the efficiency of our engines. We are constantly […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Denmark-headquartered Cadeler has awarded its compatriot Semco Maritime a contract for vessel modifications to upgrade the main crane capacity on Cadeler’s two O-class wind farm installation vessels (WFIV). Semco Maritime has previously fitted new and extended crane booms on the two WFIVs, Wind Orca and Wind Osprey. The scope of work comprises planning and supplier […]

  • 10 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for the development of an integrated ground model (IGM) for the 2 GW Nederwiek Zuid Wind Farm Zone (NWWFZ). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with a tenderer who is able to develop an IGM and a Geotechnical Interpretative Report for the […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Business & Finance

    Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) has started the construction of a new cable factory at the Beatrixhaven site in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. According to Groningen Seaports, TKF will use the new factory to produce subsea cables to connect wind turbines from offshore wind farms to power stations. The new facility will be complementing TKF’s existing production in […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

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  • 30 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    The transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has transmitted around 29 TWh from the Dutch and German North Sea in 2022, which is an increase compared to the previous year. TenneT transmitted approximately 21.13 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2022, whereas in the Netherlands, 7.91 TWh was fed into […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to publish a call for tenders for geotechnical investigations at the Nederwiek Wind Farm Zone sites II and III in March 2023. The contract will be divided into two lots. Lot 1 will comprise executing an offshore seabed campaign, including seabed cone penetration tests (CPTs) up to 60m below […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CS Wind PT has sent the first batch of wind turbine towers for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm to Rotterdam, Netherlands. This was the first shipment of five predicted for upcoming weeks, according to CS Wind PT’s social media update. Blue Water Shipping and Sealine Spain supported CS Wind PT during […]

  • 2 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2, a joint venture between Vattenfall, BASF, and Allianz, has issued an invitation to tender for the removal of the wind turbine monopile foundation damaged in an allision with a ship at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm earlier this year. As reported, the rogue cargo vessel Julietta D. allided with […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has installed the 70th Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbine at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The installation of the 70th turbine marks the halfway milestone on the 140-turbine project, Cadeler said. Once fully installed and commissioned in the […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Certex UK has partnered with its Amsterdam-based sister company Mennens to secure a construction project contract on the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Under the contract, which is likely to run until September 2023, Certex UK will assist in the provision of turbine compliance services to Siemens Gamesa, including statutory […]