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  • 20 December 2022

    Jan De Nul has taken delivery of its jack-up vessel, Voltaire, from the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in China. The vessel had been delivered by the shipyard on 15 December, and departed for Dubai on the morning of Tuesday, 20 December. Designed in-house, Voltaire will be used to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and […]

  • 29 March 2023

    Jan De Nul’s new jack-up vessel, Voltaire, has left Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where it underwent further commissioning and project-specific adjustments ahead of its first assignment, and is now on its way to Europe. The vessel’s first deployment will be on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm project offshore the UK, the world’s […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new offshore wind installation vessel Voltaire has called Port Esbjerg after arriving from the UAE and before heading to the UK for its first assignment. Voltaire is so far the largest installation vessel to call the Danish port, where it will mobilise for work on Dogger Bank Wind Farm. The jack-up was […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dura Vermeer, BAM Infra Nederland, and Visser & Smit Bouw have signed a framework agreement with Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for civil engineering works for the construction of the land-based stations for the 2 GW offshore projects in the Netherlands. From 2024, TenneT plans to realise the connection of offshore wind farms according to a new […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted expects operating profit (EBITDA) for 2022 to total DKK 32.1 billion (EUR 4.3 billion), the company’s highest EBITDA to date, based on preliminary and unaudited reporting. The results are within the latest guidance and above the company’s initial expectations for the year, achieved during a year with unusual market […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Infrastructure

    Belgian offshore construction companies Jan De Nul and DEME, through their consortium TM EDISON, have won the tender for the construction of the Princess Elisabeth Island in their home country, which will be the first artificial energy island in the world. The artificial island, which will be built some 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast […]

  • 30 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Subsea7 and Siemens Energy have joined forces to develop a Subsea High Voltage Plug and Power Hub for the floating offshore wind market. Building on Subsea7’s competence in subsea engineering and offshore construction for the oil and gas and renewables markets, and Siemens Energy’s competence in electrical systems and subsea wet mate connectors, the two […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has announced that the grid connection for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm is ready for commissioning. Now the wind farm’s operator, CrossWind, can connect the 69 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD 11 MW wind turbines to the offshore substation located some 20 kilometres off the […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is in the market for two (High Voltage Direct Current) HVDC converter stations and the associated maintenance. The tender covers a detailed design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, transport, installation, construction, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of two HVDC converter stations with a DC voltage level of +-525kV. One HVDC converter station will […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    50Hertz has completed the pull-in of two 220 kV subsea cable systems into Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle platform. The two 220 kV subsea cable systems were previously laid on the seabed in a safe area next to the destination of the substation platform. In February of this year, the substation platform was installed at its intended […]

  • 10 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT is investigating the possible sale of its German activities to the German state in order to achieve the energy transition objectives, the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) said. In recent years, TenneT has developed into the world’s largest investor and operator of offshore wind energy transmission networks. The acceleration of grid expansion, onshore and […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT, Hitachi Energy, and Petrofac have entered into early works agreements in support of TenneT’s 2 GW Programme. Under the terms of the agreements, the companies will begin preparatory work and detailed engineering to ensure timely delivery of the first two Dutch converter stations for TenneT’s high voltage direct current […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded NKT with a supply contract for the delivery of the high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable system for the Hornsea 3 wind farm offshore the UK. For NKT, the final order has an estimated contract value of approximately EUR 500 million in market prices. The contract will comprise the design, manufacturing, […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The subsea export cable for the South Fork wind farm offshore New York has now been installed, according to an update Eversource Energy posted on social media. The installation work, carried out by the Belgian company DEME using its dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone, started in February with seabed preparation which included relocating boulders from […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    First steps have been made towards building the first subsea power cable factory in Taiwan to support its growing offshore wind sector as the cable manufacturer NKT and Taiwan’s conglomerate Walsin Lihwa announced they were establishing a joint venture. The factory, which will specialise in the production of high- and medium-voltage AC subsea power cables, […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, Research & Development

    Cerulean Winds has unveiled plans to build the North Sea Renewables Grid (NSRG), an offshore integrated green power and transmission system, powered by floating wind, that oil and gas platforms could plug into for clean power. With its consortium of partners including NOV, Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy, DEME, and Worley, Cerulean Winds say they will […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has installed the offshore substation topside for Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. The substation topside, which was completed last month, was installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf. The jacket foundation had been placed on the construction site in October 2022. The installation involved the heaviest lifting […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Technology

    GE and Siemens Gamesa have resolved their wind turbine technology patent disputes ”in their entirety”, GE said in a statement. ”GE and SGRE have reached an amicable settlement of all their wind turbine technology patent disputes in the United States and Europe on confidential terms and have granted each other and their respective subsidiaries worldwide […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract with Asso.subsea for cable pull-in operations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The full scope of work includes pulling high-voltage subsea cables into the 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines as well as the offshore substation. The project will […]

  • 20 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    After recently awarding EUR 23 billion worth of contracts for eleven offshore grid connections, the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has now signed a new, EUR 7 billion contract with a consortium of Siemens Energy and Dragdos Offshore for three more such projects in Germany. Under a framework agreement with TenneT, the Siemens Energy-Dragados […]

  • 3 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has selected NKT and Prysmian to install five 525 kV XLPE HVDC cable connections for grid projects which will link new Dutch offshore wind farms to the national grid. TenneT’s next-generation, 2 GW grid connections in the Netherlands are scheduled to be completed between 2028 and 2030. NKT will build the cable connections for […]

  • 19 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Aarsleff BIZ Sp. z o.o., a Polish subsidiary of the Danish company Per Aarsleff Holding A/S, has produced almost a third of the concrete working platforms for the TP-less monopiles that will be installed at Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. Besides the concrete working platforms, Aarsleff is […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Industry, Technology

    This is a guest article by Daniel Gerber, Senior Vice President, Global Product Group Manager Wind, System Drives, ABB. The critical role of wind in the world’s future energy needs is clear: the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition states that 1,400 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind power will sustain one tenth of global electricity demand by […]

  • 27 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    TenneT has awarded DHSS, the Dutch offshore energy logistics provider, with storage and port logistics contracts for Dutch offshore activities. DHSS signed two long-term contracts with TenneT. One for the provision of storage and warehousing activities for its substation spare parts and the other for the port agency and logistics services in the Netherlands. Under […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Switzerland-headquartered Allseas has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation (T&I) of Norfolk Boreas high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in the UK. The contract was awarded by Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy which are responsible for Boreas’ engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of HVDC onshore and offshore substations and connection […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a tender for the installation of onshore cables for the connection of the Thor offshore wind farm to the national grid. The tender includes excavation and cable laying work for a cable connection consisting of two 29-kilometre-long 220 kV cables from the substation at Idomlund to the […]