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  • 8 June 2021
    Vessels

    Cemre Shipyard has delivered Groenewind, DEME’s first-ever service operations vessel (SOV), to its owner. “DEME’s first dedicated and world’s first SWATH type service operation vessel Groenewind that will serve 3 different windfarm sites is delivered to her client”, the Turkish shipbuilder said via social media on 6 June. Groenewind (green wind) features a Small Waterplane Area […]

  • 28 June 2021
    Vessels

    After taking the delivery of its first-ever service operations vessel (SOV) earlier this month, DEME has officially named Groenewind, which is now ready to start working at the Rentel and SeaMade offshore wind farms in Belgium. DEME held the naming ceremony on 25 June, with the Belgian Federal Minister of Energy, Tinne Van der Straeten […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    DEME’s first service operation vessel (SOV), Groene Wind, is currently undergoing sea trials in Turkey. Built by Cemre Shipyard, the 60-metre SOV has already been signed up for a multi-year contract with Siemens Gamesa. She will be deployed for the maintenance of the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. Groene Wind features a […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Environment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed her liquefied natural gas (LNG) sea trials after being bunkered with LNG for the first time. The ship-to-ship bunkering was conducted in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, by Titan LNG’s FlexFueler, DEME said. Living Stone completed her sea trials back in 2018. The vessel’s first assignment was on […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Belgium’s Elia has selected NHV NV and GEOxyz BV to provide the transmission system operator with transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. NHV NV will provide crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres offshore. GEOxyz […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    International chemical company Borealis has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco to source renewable electricity from the Mermaid offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The agreement entails the purchase and supply of over 1,000 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of wind power over the next decade, with delivery to begin in January 2021. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Vessels

    SMST will deliver its next-generation gangway system for Groene Wind, DEME’s first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance. The gangway, the so-called Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series (TAB-L), is currently under construction and will be installed on the vessel at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey later this year. Groene Wind features a Small […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    SeaMar has signed a contract extension with MMT for the Deep Helder offshore support vessel, which has been deployed off the US East Coast for survey work at Ørsted’s offshore wind sites. The new contract has a duration of two years with a one-year renewal option and follows the six-month contract under which the vessel […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Cemre Shipyard has shared the video of the recent launching of DEME’s Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) vessel Groene Wind in Yalova, Turkey. Once delivered in 2021, the 60-metre Groene Wind will start a charter with Siemens Gamesa to service the Rentel and the SeaMade wind farms in the Belgian North Sea. The vessel, […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Vessels

    DEME has launched its first ever Service Operation Vessel (SOV) at the CEMRE shipyard in Yalova, Turkey. The vessel, named Groene Wind, is of the Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) class and will be directly chartered to Siemens Gamesa for maintenance activities at the Rentel and SeaMade offshore wind farms in Belgium, once delivered […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued a tender seeking transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. The tender is divided into two lots. Lot 1 covers provision of crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BayWa r.e. has signed an exclusive agreement to join the existing consortium of Ideol and Elicio to prepare a joint bid for Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind tender. With this new partnership, BayWa r.e. is said to bring significant project development and asset management skills and presence in Scotland to strengthen the existing consortium established between […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A blade from one of SeaMade’s wind turbines collided with the gangway on DEME Group’s jack-up Apollo, after which the gangway detached from the vessel and fell into the sea. The accident happened on 2 July in the morning and no injuries were reported as there were no employees on the gangway at the time of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgium has surpassed Denmark in terms of the installed offshore wind capacity and is now ranked fourth in the world, Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP) said. Following the commissioning of the 219 MW Northwester 2 wind farm in May, Belgium now has 1,775 MW of installed offshore wind capacity, compared to Denmark’s 1,703 MW. The United […]

  • 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 […]