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  • 18 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm has commenced with the first monopile installed at the site some 18.5 kilometres off the coast of Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands. The HKN’s monopiles will be installed by Van Oord for which the company was awarded a contract in 2020. […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for pre-assembly work for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, currently being built in the Netherlands by CrossWind, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco. Under the full-scope pre-assembly contract, MWS will be responsible for mechanical and electrical pre-assembly, crane/lifting operations, and the complete […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Atlas Professionals has won the contract to supply quality management personnel for the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The recruitment and HR service provider will supply Quality Management and Inspection Personnel covering seabed survey, fabrication, assembly, installation, and commissioning for the next three years. The 759 MW HKN […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco and the developer of the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has ordered a fuel cell system from Canadian company Ballard Power Systems to integrate it into the offshore wind farm, which will use water electrolysis to convert wind power into green hydrogen […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif Group has completed the first two of the 70 monopiles to be manufactured for CrossWind’s 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. With a combined weight of 64,356 tonnes, the 70 monopiles are designed in such a manner that they do not require transition pieces. The design is said to […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell and Eneco have jointly submitted a bid in a zero-subsidy round of the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The two companies are, through their CrossWind joint venture, competing with several other bidders including Ørsted, to develop a wind farm with a capacity of up […]

  • 3 August 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A floating solar demonstration project to be installed within the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm site will be constructed in 2025, according to TNO, the Dutch organization for applied scientific research. TNO will work on research and demonstration of offshore solar energy in the new offshore wind farm together with CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco consortium […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The CrossWind consortium of Shell and Eneco has awarded Fugro with a contract to deliver geotechnical site investigation solutions for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm. The site investigation solutions will comprise an unexploded ordnance (UXO) site clearance survey followed by a seabed cone penetration test (CPT) investigation. After clearing the sites with the […]

  • 13 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is carrying out an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaign at the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The goal of the survey, which began in September, is to identify the locations of UXOs in all inter-array cable routes, corridors, and all turbine locations. The activities are supported by NjordIC, who secured […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif has secured a contract with Van Oord for the fabrication and supply of monopiles for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Sif will manufacture 70 TP-less monopile foundations and store them at its Maasvlakte2 facility in Rotterdam in 2022-2023. “We are grateful for the confidence Van Oord and CrossWind have […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected the CrossWind consortium between Shell and Eneco to develop and operate the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind project without government subsidies. The Hollandse Kust (noord) zone consists of two sites located 18.5 kilometres off the west coast of the Netherlands near the town of […]

  • 30 July 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 759 MW Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm will include five technology demonstrations that could be implemented at full-scale in the future, CrossWind, the consortium developing the wind farm, said. These include a floating solar park, short-term battery storage, wind turbines that are optimally tuned to the network to minimise the negative ‘wake’-effects that […]

  • 5 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    BAM Infra Nederland has started constructing the onshore transformer station in Beverwijk which will connect the Hollandse Kust (north) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farms to the Dutch grid. The contract was awarded to the the Civil Division of BAM Infra Nederland by the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT. The construction started on […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Houston-headquartered engineering, construction, and services company, KBR, has been awarded a contract to provide engineering services for an offshore energy storage project for CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Dutch utility company, Eneco. KBR will perform a front-end engineering design of the baseload power hub (BLPH) for the Hollandse Kust noord wind farm located […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Certex UK has partnered with its Amsterdam-based sister company Mennens to secure a construction project contract on the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Under the contract, which is likely to run until September 2023, Certex UK will assist in the provision of turbine compliance services to Siemens Gamesa, including statutory […]

  • 27 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SeaMar has been contracted by Van Oord to deploy guard vessels on the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The guard vessels are present within the 125 km2 total surface area of the wind farm and are keeping close contact with the coast guard and project teams to secure […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Technology

    Dutch energy major Shell has awarded the Australian engineering company Worley a services contract to support the development of a new 200 MW electrolysis-based hydrogen plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The new plant will be powered by renewable energy from an offshore wind farm that is currently in development, Worley said. Once complete, the green […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eneco has joined the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), an association focused on the offshore energy sector which gathers more than 85 companies and organisations active in the North Sea Canal region. According to AYOP’s press release from 21 September, the membership will provide Eneco with “an ideal way to work with regional players” on […]

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

    DEME Offshore has secured a contract for the transport and installation of substations for the Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farms in the Netherlands. Under the contract awarded by the joint venture ENGIE Solutions-Iemants, DEME will also supply and install scour protection for the two substations. Installation of the scour […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded a contract to NjordIC for UXO consultancy services for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. Under the contract, NjordIC will deliver a UXO Risk Assessment/UXO Risk Mitigation Strategy via UXO survey/ID&C supervision to the final ALARP sign-off. The operations will be conducted under the relevant Dutch CS-OOO regulations and will […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore jacket foundation is nearing completion at the Vlissingen yard of Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG). With the roll-up completed, and the two-part cable deck now installed, the jacket is now entering the final stages of fabrication, SLPE, the designer of the jacket foundation, said.  The construction of the substation jacket foundation started in […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore substation in the Port of Vlissingen and plans to send the substructure off to TenneT at the end of October. The jacket, weighing 2,100 tonnes, was brought onboard a pontoon from the company’s yard by Mammoet on 16 October. […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has secured a contract with Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, to construct the offshore transformer jacket for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. Construction, which will take place at the HFG Vlissingen yard, is expected to begin this month and be completed in September. According to Heerema, the jacket will […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a EUR 500 million loan to finance the development of the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind project. The loan application was submitted by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Located 18.5 kilometres off the west coast of the Netherlands, the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm consists of two sites […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Buss Terminal in Eemshaven has been selected as the pre-assembly and installation port for the wind turbines that will spin as part of the Dutch Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm. Starting in October 2022, the terminal will be serving as a base port for pre-assembly and installation of rotor blades, nacelles, and towers for […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equans has loaded out the topside for the offshore substation of the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm that is being built in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The company, which is delivering the platform in partnership with Smulders, loaded out the topside on 12 September on the Scheldt along the quay of […]