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  • 5 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    NKT has signed a long-term agreement with Danish grid operator Energinet on maintenance and repair of both offshore and onshore power cables in Denmark. The contract, which will run for eight years, includes services and repairs of XLPE, mass impregnated (MI) and oil filled power cable systems with voltage levels of 20¬525 kV. Within the […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has hired Ramboll to map and recommend possible submerged cable routes and landing locations for the export of power from the future energy island in the Baltic Sea to Denmark and an adjacent country. Denmark has recently approved the construction of two energy islands, in the Baltic and North Seas […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has extended the charter of Eidesvik Offshore’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acergy Viking. The long-term contract will commence in direct continuation of the current contract extending the firm period until the end of January 2027. Eidesvik entered into an agreement with Siemens Gamesa for the deployment of Acergy Viking in February 2016, when it was […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Eidesvik Offshore is set to upgrade its service operation vessel (SOV) Acergy Viking as part of the company’s ambition to reduce its fleet emissions by 50% by 2030. Acergy Viking will be updated with a battery pack and hybrid propulsion solution, which is expected to bring to a reduction of diesel consumption (MGO) by up […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, Statnett, and KfW have put the 1,400 MW NordLink interconnector between Norway and Germany into trial operation. The 623-kilometres-long high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link will be used for the exchange of Norwegian hydropower and German wind energy. “NordLink is a beacon project of the energy transition and an important step in the integration […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has commissioned subsea cable manufacturer Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT) for two offshore wind connections in Germany. ZTT will deliver cable systems to link offshore wind farms to HelWin beta and DolWin kappa converter platforms in the North Sea, with the cable routes being five and 16 kilometre respectively. The cable systems will be […]

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

    JDR Cables will supply, test and terminate the 66 kV export cable for the Leucate floating offshore wind project in France, the company revealed after news that it had secured the contract in a consortium with DEME’s SDI. JDR will design and manufacture the dynamic and static cables to link the floating turbines with the […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Eric Wiebes has announced that the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW; North of the Wadden Sea Islands) offshore wind farm zone will connect to the national grid at a high-voltage station in Eemshaven. The minister approved the Eemshaven West route after multiple cable route alternatives were considered for […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Diamond Transmission Partners has signed an agreement with the owners of the Hornsea One offshore wind farm to acquire the project’s transmission assets. The transmission assets hold an asset value of GBP 1.175 billion and include the onshore substation, export cables, the offshore reactive compensation substation (RCS), and three offshore substations. The divestment takes place in accordance […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has submitted the documents for the public planning procedure for the Exclusive Economic Zone section of the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems in Germany. The application documents contain a pre-design of the planned platforms and take into account the installation of submarine cables and the erection of the platforms in the […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Dutch companies Eneco, CertiQ, and FlexiDAO will for the first time be carrying out tests with time-based green electricity in the Netherlands. The pilot project involves a digital link between the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm and an electrode boiler connected to The Hague’s Ypenburg district heating network. The production and the consumption of green […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Grid Connection

    Belgian and Danish transmission system operators, Elia and Energinet, have signed an agreement to assess the possibility of connecting the countries’ grids via the energy island in the North Sea. The two TSOs will, by the end of 2021, carry out technical and cost-benefit analyses of the interconnection project. At the beginning of 2022, the […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has concluded the second set of oceanographic survey activities for its Boardwalk Power Link (BPL) project which will connect offshore wind energy to New Jersey’s onshore grid. Led by ESS Group in concert with Ocean Surveys, the two sets of surveys looked specifically at geological seabed conditions for the planned subsea cable […]

  • 2 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Danish support for the Thor offshore wind farm project. Denmark notified the Commission of an aid measure, with a total maximum budget of DKK 6,5 billion (approximately EUR 870 million), to support the design, construction, and operation of the Thor offshore wind farm in the […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    WIKING Helikopter Service has signed a contract extension with Ørsted to continue providing HEMS services for offshore wind projects in Germany. WIKING will provide HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) for the Borkum Riffgrund 1 and 2 and Gode Wind 1 and 2 wind farms, as well as for the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    WIKING Helikopter Service and Vattenfal have signed a contract extension for 24/7 Helicopter Emergency Rescue Service for the Sandbank and DanTysk offshore wind farms in Germany. Operating from its Base in Wilhelmshaven, WIKING Helikopter will continue using its high performance (Performance class 1) AW139 LEONARDO helicopter for these operations. The 288 MW DanTysk offshore wind […]

  • 26 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has signed a multi-year service contract with Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH to provide personal and material helicopter transport services to the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. As part of this contract, Wiking will carry out helicopter crew change service from its base in […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Air Liquide has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm, the first such contract for the 1.5 GW project and also the first PPA Air Liquide signed in the Netherlands. Under a 15-year agreement, Air Liquide will purchase 100 GWh of renewable electricity per year generated […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has secured a contract award to supply its TekLink® Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany. Owned and developed by RWE, the Kaskasi offshore wind farm is a 342 MW wind project located in the German North Sea. Construction work will start in the third quarter of […]

  • 10 December 2020

    Semco Maritime has won a study to identify the break-even point of high voltage direct current (HVDC) and high voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission for a large-scale offshore wind farm. Offshore wind farms are trending up in size, as well as the distance from the onshore connection these days. A key technological aspect that is […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Sif Holding has finalised the takeover of KCI the engineers from Royal IHC, as announced in December 2020, when the companies inked the initial agreement for Sif’s acquisition of the Dutch engineering consultancy company. Financial details of the acquisition have been left undisclosed. KCI, which bagged EUR 9 million in sales profit last year, employs […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Marine energy and infrastructure services company Acteon has secured an integrated project with Saipem for casing installation and drilling support on the Calvados (Courseulles-sur-Mer) wind farm offshore France. The contract was signed by LDD, a product and service line brand in the Acteon foundations and cables segment, and will be managed by the Acteon integrated […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Italian offshore energy specialist Saipem has entered into exclusive negotiations with a European company to acquire its subsidiary specialising in floating wind technology. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our sister site If you are interested in finding out more, please follow the link below:

  • 6 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The west coast of France was this week treated to sights never before seen in this country…. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our sister site If you are interested in finding out more, please follow the link below:

  • 27 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    A major construction milestone has been reached at what is to be the largest operating offshore wind farm once commissioned. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our sister site Offshore Energy. You can read the original article by clicking on the link below:

  • 12 May 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has submitted an application to build and operate an offshore wind farm in a country that is just only beginning to tap into its offshore wind potential. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our sister site If you are interested in finding out more, please […]