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  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Norther NV by Diamond Offshore Wind Holdings II BV of the Netherlands, Eneco Wind Belgium NV and Elnu NV, a subsidiary of Elicio NV, all of Belgium. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 370MW Norther offshore wind farm has delivered first power to the Belgian grid. The project’s first four MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines were connected to Stevin, Elia’s new high-voltage station in Zeebrugge today, 26 February. Half of the generated wind energy will be sold to Engie and the remaining half to Eneco, Norther NV said. Van […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Norther NV, Van Oord and ENGIE Fabricom will hold an official ceremony to mark the completion of the Norther Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) in Hoboken, Belgium, on 16 August.

  • 22 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore high-voltage station (OHVS) for the Norther offshore wind farm arrived at the project site off Belgium today, 22 August, the developer informed via social media. 

  • 15 July 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm, Norther, is taking part in a project to determine whether seaweed could be grown on a large scale in the areas between the wind farm’s turbines. The Belgian-Dutch consortium “Wier & Wind” has started the pilot project, described as the world’s first, with the production system expected to be installed […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Diamond Offshore Wind Holdings, part of Mitsubishi Corporation, Eneco Wind Belgium and Elnu NV have notified the European Commission of their intent to acquire a joint control over Norther NV, the developer and operator of the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in Belgian North Sea. Eneco Wind Belgium is a 100% subsidiary of Eneco Holding, and Elnu […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Mott MacDonald, which is lenders’ technical advisor (LTA) on the EUR 1.2 billion Norther offshore wind project, will now provide construction and operational monitoring in an ongoing role, following the financial close for the project. Having initially provided technical support at an earlier stage of development, Mott MacDonald transitioned to an LTA role in late […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco Holding N.V. has applied for a EUR 450 million loan at the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The application is currently under appraisal EIB said, without specifying when the final decision will be made. The Norther wind farm is being developed […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has awarded Seaproof Solutions with a contract for the supply of cable protection systems for the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium.

  • 4 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbine has been installed on the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Norther NV, the owner and developer of the project, said. The wind turbines are being transported in sets of four by Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus from Vlissingen in the Netherlands and installed […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service’s technicians have started assisting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with the installation and completion of wind turbines on the Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The Norther wind farm will comprise 44 V164 8.4MW wind turbines installed some 22km from the coast of Zeebrugge. The turbines are being shipped from the pre-assembly harbour in […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norther NV, the developer of the Belgian offshore wind farm, has issued a call for tenders for marine coordination services to be provided from 1 February 2018 to 1 September 2019.

  • 29 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 370 MW Norther offshore wind farm has officially transitioned to its operational phase as it reached technical completion earlier this week. The wind farm comprises 44 8.4 MW MHI Vestas V164 turbines located in the Belgian North Sea, approximately 23 kilometres from the Port of Zeebrugge. The project commenced early operations in the spring […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Norther NV and Van Oord have loaded out the offshore substation topside destined for the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm.

  • 14 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the wind turbine towers destined for the Norther offshore wind farm has begun at the Port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands.

  • 1 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus is at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s pre-assembly site in Vlissingen to load the first turbine components for the Norther wind farm and install them in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm comprises 44 MHI Vestas V164-8.4 MW wind turbines to be installed on monopile foundations some 22 kilometres offshore Zeebrugge. The […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Norther NV has announced the start of offshore construction works on the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm.

  • 24 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norther N.V. has shared a video showing the transformers being lifted into the Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) for the Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 7 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s newly upgraded offshore installation vessel Aeolus has started installing monopile foundations on the 370MW Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 23 July 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s freshly upgraded jack-up Aeolus is currently undergoing final preparations at the Port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands, prior to heading out to the Norther offshore wind farm to install the first monopile foundations.

  • 26 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of 40 out of 44 turbines at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. According to project developer Norther NV, the 40th turbine was installed yesterday morning, with the last load ahead. Aeolus began installing the first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines at the site some 23km offshore Zeebrugge at the beginning of […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norther N. V. has taken Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Norther project and awarded MHI Vestas with a contract for the supply of 44 of its 8MW wind turbines. Van Oord has been hired as the Balance of Plant contractor. The V164-8.0 MW turbines have been optimised for the project, utilising a power mode to be able […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Sif has started the production of monopile foundations and has produced half of the primary steel for the transition pieces (TPs) to be installed on the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 18 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian Norther offshore wind project is advancing as the developer selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier of wind turbines. Norther NV, a joint venture between Eneco and Elicio NV, informed this morning that it had appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as its preferred supplier for the V164-8 MW wind turbines and is now negotiating on […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has completed a major sand-wave clearance scope at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. The UK-based company deployed its non-contact TRS2 Controlled Flow Excavation tool to carry out the work for Van Oord. According to Rotech, the result was that instead of the two campaigns originally programmed to clear the route, […]