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  • 26 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has laid the keel for its jack-up vessel Voltaire at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. Jan De Nul started the construction of Voltaire in May last year with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco shipyard. The jack-up will be able to transport, lift and install the next-generation offshore wind […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has agreed to acquire the offshore construction and cable-lay vessel Connector from Ocean Yield ASA. The vessel will be officially transferred during the fourth quarter of 2020. The acquisition is part of Jan De Nul’s strategic investment programme in the offshore installation fleet. It follows the last year’s orders of the new-build […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has confirmed Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool, UK, as the marshalling base for the wind turbine installation activities for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. As part of the agreements for the supply and service of 190 of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines, the wind […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has signed a contract with Jan De Nul Group for the transport and installation of GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. The installation of the 12 MW units at the site some 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast will start in 2023. Turbine transport […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up installation vessel Voltaire with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China. The Voltaire is specifically designed to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and foundations for current and future developments. The jack-up is equipped with a […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Huisman cranes onboard Jan De Nul’s next-generation installation vessels, Voltaire and Les Alizés, will feature a specially designed type of clamp – the Universal Quick Connector (UQC). For these cranes, which will be the largest in their class, Huisman developed the UQC based on the expertise of Jan De Nul’s operational and engineering team. The […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Vessels

    Ingeteam has secured a contract to provide an electrical power system as well as an Integrated Automation System for Jan De Nul’s offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire. Currently under construction at COSCO Nantong shipyard in China, the Voltaire is said to be the largest wind farm installation vessel in the world. Standing taller than the […]

  • 1 January 2020

    To remind how the offshore wind industry developed in 2019, the Offshore WIND editorial team compiled a list of the most read articles as chosen by our readers. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Vessels

    Huisman has received an order to provide a 5,000mt Tub Mounted Crane (TMC) for Jan De Nul’s new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés. Huisman will construct the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. It is set to be delivered in 2021. The […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for the installation of foundations at the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. OHT’s new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift will be used for the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces at Dogger Bank’s 1.2GW Creyke […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire will have its debut on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. With a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and standing taller than the Eiffel tower, Voltaire is the largest of its kind in the world, Jan De Nul said. The Voltaire […]

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has won a contract to provide the main crane for Voltaire, Jan De Nul’s newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel. The Dutch company will build the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed on board Voltaire at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, where the vessel will be built. According to Huisman, […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Green energy is set for big growth across the United Kingdom and Ireland, prompting Lloyd’s to hold its All Island Renewable Energy Conference today at the iconic Titanic Belfast complex in Northern Ireland. Speakers representing stakeholders from across the sector will explore the important finance, investment and risk management issues confronting the renewable energy business. […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    ASIFF BV, a subsidiary of brokering and consultancy company Costa Renewables The Netherlands BV (CRNL), and Greek owned ZEUS Development BV i.o. have joined forces in further developing and bringing to market of Zeus Development’s unique, under WIPO PCT patent-pending, UNFLOP (UNsinkable-stable unaffected from waves FLOating truss Platforms) and WWT (Wing-Wheel-Turbines) – PWT (Paddle-Wheel-Turbines) technologies, […]