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  • 1 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm was completed on 30 November, with the 58th and final unit erected at the project site located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea. DEME, the EPCI contractor for the project, started installing the foundations in September 2019, using its jack-up vessel […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The SeaMade offshore wind farm is nearing completion with only three wind turbines left to be installed. Located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea, the offshore wind farm will comprise 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines, 55 of which are now in place. This is according to social media posts from […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has completed the wind turbine pre-assembly work for SeaMade, Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. Under the contract with Siemens Gamesa, MWS pre-assembled 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines in the Port of Oostende. From there, the wind turbines are transported and installed at the site located 38-50 kilometres off the […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Thirty-nine out of 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines have been installed at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. According to Aspiravi, one of the project owners, 36 of the Siemens Gamesa units are operational. DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Apollo installed the first turbine at the project site located some 50km off the coast in mid-June. The […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Windar has sent off the last wind turbine tower sections for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. Special purpose vessel Rotra Ventre set sail with the last six tower sections from Windar’s facilities in the port of Avilés, Spain, to the Port of Ostend, where the REBO sites are serving as storage and pre-assembly […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Haizea Wind has sent off the final two towers for the SeaMade offshore wind turbines from Bilbao. The Spain-based Haizea Wind is delivering 12 wind turbine towers for the project, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The first tower parts arrived from the port of Aviles in Spain to Belgium in mid-March, onboard […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Sixteen out of 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines have been installed at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. According to Otary CEO Mathias Verkest, the 9th turbine load-out is currently being prepared at the Port of Oostende. DEME’s Apollo installed the first turbine at the project site located some 50km off the coast in […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind project has begun producing power to the Belgian grid. DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Apollo installed the first Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbine at the project site in mid-June. SeaMade will comprise a total of 58 turbines located some 50km off the Belgian North Sea coast and scheduled […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed the cable burial activities at the SeaMade offshore wind farm site in the Belgian sector of the North Sea. The vessel started the inter-array cable laying works in April and connected the first cables to one of the project’s offshore substations (OSS) at the end of the […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has installed the first wind turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium, using its jack-up installation vessel Apollo. The vessel will install 57 wind turbines more at the site located 35-50 kilometres off Oostende, where the 487 MW offshore wind farm is scheduled to be fully up and running by the […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Apollo has left the REBO terminal in Oostende loaded with the first set of turbine components to be installed on the 487 MW SeaMade wind farm offshore Belgium. Apollo arrived at the REBO heavy load terminal in the Port of Oostende on 14 June, after undergoing spudcan shoes extension at Damen Shiprepair […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Apollo has undergone spudcan shoes extension installation at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s yard in Dunkerque, France. With the new spudcan extensions, Apollo will be able to get more stability on a wider variety of seabed soils, Damen said. Following her stay at the Dunkerque yard, the vessel is now ready to sail […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed inter-array cable laying works at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME’s DP3 cable installation vessel Living Stone laid 64 inter-array cables with a total length of 71.2km. According to the company, the vessel operated at peak production levels, laying up to three cables per day. To remind, the inter-array […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore and Hellenic Cables have completed the testing and energization of the export cable connections at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME said it is currently carrying out the inter-array cable installation and preparing for the turbine installation campaign, set to begin in mid-June. “Another important milestone for the SeaMade offshore wind […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EDS HV Group has completed the termination and testing of the export cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The first phase of the work was completed at the Mermaid concession 54 kilometers off the coast on behalf of Hellenic Cables. EDS HV said it had secured the contract prior to the coronavirus […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide temporary power provision during the turbine commissioning phase at the SeaMade offshore wind farm. “Following several successful European temporary power provision projects over the recent past, we are looking forward to once again working with Siemens Gamesa; it’s a combination that works,” […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first inter-array cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been connected to the Mermaid offshore substation (OSS). Cable burial works will commence in the coming days, Otary states on social media. DEME’s cable installation vessel Living Stone started the inter-array works in mid-April. The Mermaid OSS, one of the two offshore substations the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s cable installation vessel Living Stone has started the inter-array cabling work at the SeaMade offshore wind farm.

  • 6 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Deugro has completed loading the second shipment of wind turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind farm at the Port of Avilés in Spain.

  • 31 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has hired Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) to provide pre-assembly and ground logistics for the SeaMade offshore wind farm project in Belgium. Under the contract, MWS will pre-assemble 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines prior to their transportation and installation at the site located 38-50 kilometres off the coast of Oostende. The turbine pre-assembly […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two turbine towers destined for the SeaMade offshore wind project have arrived at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to Otary, the first six tower parts arrived in Belgium on 24 March from the port of Aviles in Spain onboard the special purpose vessel Rotra Vente. Over the coming months, Rotra Vente and […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has completed the delivery of TekLink® cable protection systems to DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. SeaMade is a 487MW offshore wind farm currently under construction off the coast of Belgium and integrates two wind farm sites known as Mermaid and Seastar. Tekmar Energy was awarded a contract […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second SeaMade offshore substation topside has been installed in the Seastar concession area in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm’s first substation was installed in the Mermaid concession area at the beginning of March. Each with a weight of 1,200 tonnes, the substations transform the wind energy that is produced to 225kV, which in […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors is currently preparing for the installation of the second offshore substation at the SeaMade wind farm in Belgium. The 487MW SeaMade wind farm is a combination of the 235MW Mermaid and the 252MW Seastar offshore wind projects. This second topside, which recently arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, will be installed at the Seastar […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the SeaMade wind farm has arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, from where it will leave for installation off Belgium. The substation destined for the Seastar offshore wind concession completed its trip from Engie Fabricom’s construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to the Netherlands yesterday, Otary said. According to the company, the […]