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  • 17 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels

    TenneT has signed multi-year framework agreements with Allseas and Heerema Marine Contractors for the transport and installation of at least fourteen 2 GW offshore platforms. The fourteen 2 GW converter stations will be installed in the Dutch and German parts of the North Sea. The framework agreement will cover at least twenty-eight slots until 2031; […]

  • 1 June 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of wind turbine jacket foundations at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm will resume over the coming few days with the vessel Thialf set to carry out the work. Twelve foundations were installed at the Scottish project’s site last year, two of which are supporting the wind farm’s substations. The upcoming […]

  • 14 February 2023

    The commissioning work on the second offshore substation (OSS) of the Scottish offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe will start on 15 February. The first of Neart na Gaoithe’s two offshore substations, South OSS, was installed in June 2022 by Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, followed by the installation of the jacket […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Vessels

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Vessels

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), has completed its sea trials and crane load tests. During the trials, Sleipnir reached a speed of 12.2kn, approximately 22.6km/h when fully deploying all eight thrusters, therefore reducing the transit time to projects, Heerema said. The vessel’s two 10,000t revolving cranes were also put to the […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Vessels

    Sembcorp Marine has christened Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) at its Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Sleipnir, named after the Norse God Odin’s eight-legged stallion, will soon leave for sea trials after which it will be delivered to Heerema. According to Sembcorp, two large cranes capable together lifting up to a […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors will deploy Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel, on the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland in the coming weeks. Sleipnir, together with Wagenborg’s barge, Wagenborg 7, and two tugs, Pacific Discovery and Multratug 3, will be in charge of transporting and installing the wind farm’s two offshore substations, […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has installed the jacket foundation for the reactive compensation station (RCS) at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. Sleipnir installed the jacket foundation for the project’s offshore substation at the beginning of October. After the OSS foundation installation, the vessel moved to the shallow water to install the 1,500 metric […]

  • 28 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy lift vessel Sleipnir has installed the second offshore substation jacket foundation at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands. Located 22 kilometres off the Netherlands coast, the 2,852-tonne jacket will support TenneT’s 700 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta transformer platform which will be ready for use in 2022. Marco […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has installed the six-legged jacket foundation for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore substation. Sleipnir transported the jacket to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and lowered it into position over the weekend. Built by Eversendai Offshore, the jacket foundation will support the 700 MW topside […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Heerema will perform the installation by one of its newest vessels, the semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. According to the company, during the tender preparations the feasibility of the […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, has completed the installation of the three-legged offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations and the South OSS topside on the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. The commissioning of the substation is due to begin on 6 June and will continue throughout […]

  • 12 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has secured a contract with Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine to transport and install the HVDC offshore converter platform for the Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The platform will be fabricated at Sembcorp Marine’s yard, while Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir is expected to carry out the offshore installation in 2024. Located at […]

  • 27 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using the installation vessel Sleipnir, has installed both of the substations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. After recently installing the topside of the project’s offshore substation (OSS), the vessel has now also put the Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) in place. With the 165th and final monopile foundation […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying the giant semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf to be able to access and work on projects in the Baltic Sea such as the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm scheduled to start later this year. Thialf is currently moored at the Calandkanaal, Port of Rotterdam, where the vessel is being fitted […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the second offshore substation (OSS) for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is due to be installed over the coming days, starting on or around 9 December. The 450 MW wind farm, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, is being built 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Huisman’s 2,600mt Skyhook crane has performed its first lift of offshore wind monopiles at a facility in China. Skyhook was dedicatedly designed for load-outs of heavy equipment, like the 10,000mt tub mounted cranes for Heerema’s Sleipnir and the 3,000mt offshore mast crane for Boskalis, Huisman said. The crane is located at its own facility near […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ crane vessel Thialf has crossed the Storebaelt Bridge and entered the Baltic Sea as the vessel is being deployed to install the offshore substation at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm and wind turbines at at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, both in Germany. Thialf‘s passage under the Storebaelt Bridge, […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    The jacket foundation and pin piles for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha platform have arrived from the United Arab Emirates to the Netherlands. According to Petrofac’s post on social media, the 3,200-tonne jacket is currently off the coast of Scheveningen, waiting for Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Sleipnir to place it at […]

  • 15 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Aibel has contracted Heerema Marine Contractors to transport and install two HVDC offshore converter platforms for the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. The work will include transporting and installing two jacket foundations, eight skirt piles, and two topsides. The contract was signed after Ørsted was allocated a Contract for Difference (CfD) by […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Briggs Marine has won a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, the company will utilise its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 vessel Forth Engineer to provide transfer of technicians to turbines, substations, and construction vessels as […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha offshore platform has left the Eversendai Offshore shipyard in Ras al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates. The Hua Xing Long vessel is transporting the jacket foundation to the Dutch North Sea and is expected to arrive at its destination mid-August, TenneT said. There, the jacket […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    This article was updated at 11:19 CET on 2 August. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Sleipnir has started installing the gravity-based foundations at the site of the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, according to an update Heerema posted via social media. Yesterday morning (1 August) HAROPA – Port of Le Havre announced the first three gravity-based […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Vessels

    Following the recent completion of the first offshore test, Heerema Marine Contractors has issued a video showing a novel method of assembling and installing XXL wind turbines onboard a floating, dynamically positioned (DP) vessel. The method was tested in the Dutch North Sea onboard the largest semi-submersible crane vessel in the world, Sleipnir. Heerema performed […]

  • 15 October 2021
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the first offshore test of a novel method of assembling and installing XXL wind turbines onboard a floating, dynamically positioned (DP) vessel. The method was tested in the Dutch North Sea onboard the giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. Heerema performed the demonstration project, known as Floating Offshore installation of XXL […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore export cables for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm have been hooked up onto the project’s two offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations. The export cable hook up and burial campaign was completed on 2 September with the cables laid by the cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise and buried into the seabed by Normand […]