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  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm. Waves Group is currently providing MWS services for the installation of foundations, infield cables, wind turbines, export cables, and two offshore substations. Associated operations include loadouts, installations, and pulling in cables to both […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    On 14 December, Siemens Gamesa and REBO (Renewable Energy Base Oostende) signed a contract for Belgian SeaMade offshore wind farm, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines. 

  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s cable laying vessel Living Stone has departed Greece carrying the export cables for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Living Stone loaded the export cables with a combined length of around 28 kilometres at Hellenic Cables’ facility in Soussaki. The vessel is currently en route to Vlissingen, the Netherlands. […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the pull-in of two export cables of the SeaMade offshore wind project into Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform.  DEME’s cable-laying vessel Living Stone picked up the export cables for the 487MW project from Hellenic Cables’ facility in Soussaki, Greece, in mid-November. SeaMade will have two offshore substations, which will collect the […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received the order for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from Seamade NV.

  • 18 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first offshore substation transition piece and J-tube cage for the SeaMade offshore wind farm are on their way from Belgium to the Sif terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, DEME Group said. The transition piece was loaded out at Smulders’ yard in Hoboken. Together with the foundation, which is already in Rotterdam, the transition piece and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dredging International has contracted Sif to produce the monopiles and, in joint venture with Smulders, the transition pieces for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.

  • 28 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the two offshore substation topsides to be installed on the SeaMade wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has been loaded onto a barge at ENGIE Fabricom’s yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The 487MW SeaMade is a combination of two offshore wind projects previously known as Mermaid and Seastar. The 1,200-tonne topside will now be […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has reached financial close.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of two offshore substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm has been installed at the project site in the Belgian North Sea. The 487MW SeaMade wind farm is a combination of the 235MW Mermaid and the 252MW Seastar offshore wind projects. The 1,200t topside, which has four decks and is 14m tall, has been installed […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide an undisclosed amount of funding for the construction of the Seamade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first foundation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME is picking up the monopile foundations at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam and is in charge of installing all 58 pieces at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend. The company is also responsible for […]