Search results for: Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm

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  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following Alpha Offshore’s recent announcement on achieving a 56% increase in blade inspection operations this year, the company said the rise was mostly due to it now doing business under the umbrella of Sparrows Group, along with offshore wind sector’s progress and Alpha Offshore’s experience and know-how that are increasingly in demand. This is according […]

  • 9 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the final monopile for CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm at the construction site some 18.5 kilometres off the coast of Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands. Van Oord, as a Balance of Plant contractor for CrossWind, installed all 70 monopiles at the construction site with the first unit […]

  • 10 December 2015

    On 1 July the Dutch offshore wind farm Eneco Luchterduinen became fully operational. On 21 September this milestone will be celebrated with an official opening ceremony in IJmuiden, the port town from where the main construction activities have taken place and from where the wind farm will be maintained throughout its lifespan. The wind farm […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine parts for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind project arrived in the Dutch port of Eemshaven last week. The tower sections were transported on the roll on/roll off (Ro-Ro) vessel Rotra Vente, operated by Deugro. The vessel arrived at the port under the agency of Amasus Agency Eemshaven, Delfzijl. […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    We are leaving what has arguably been the best year for offshore wind so far with a hope that the one ahead of us will be at least as eventful and successful as 2016 was, if not better. The Eurocents This year, we saw several tenders resulting in remarkably low prices. First, there was Borssele […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    NoordzeeWind has selected Vestas and Dutch-German OutSmart to operate and maintain the Egmond aan Zee wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Egmond aan Zee is the Netherlands’ first offshore wind farm, consisting of 36 Vestas V90-3.0 MW wind turbines located ten to eighteen kilometers off the Dutch coast. Originally built as a demonstration project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2015

    The Dutch National Museum of Dredging has opened an exhibition titled Offshore wind – Challenge at sea, which will run from October 8, 2015 to March 14, 2016. The exhibition is made possible through the contribution of photographs, films, models and information from Eneco, Van Oord, Boskalis, ECN, Royal IHC, Royal Dirkzwager VBMS, Sif, Wind Cats and Jan […]

  • 28 February 2013

    A North Sea wind farm has had hardly any negative effects on fauna. In fact, it can provide benefits for marine life. According to researcher Prof. Han Lindeboom and his colleagues at IMARES, part of Wageningen UR, and fellow scientists at Bureau Waardenburg and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), the wind farm at Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) provides […]

  • 21 March 2016

    Seajacks Scylla, which made its maiden call to the Port of IJmuiden on 14 March, is readying for her first job at Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany.  At the port, the vessel was equipped with a monopile gripper, so it can install the 67 foundations for the German 402MW project. The Port of IJmuiden (Zeehaven […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Netherlands-headquartered offshore wind O&M and IRM specialist, C-Ventus, opened an office in the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, UK, in January. Following the announcement, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s Managing Director Hans Reinigert, Peter van Veen Commercial Manager in the Netherlands, and Jeremy Hardin, who has been appointed as the Commercial Manager at C-Ventus UK.

  • 25 June 2013

    Earlier today, the Dutch Coast Guard has received a report that the maintenance vessel ”Offshore Phantom“, which was located 25 kilometers offshore Egmond aan Zee at the Amalia offshore wind farm at the time, is on fire. It was not clear whether the smoke was coming from the generator of from a real fire. A […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    The CrossWind consortium has selected ERSG to provide technical personnel for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands. As part of the deal, ERSG will provide quality management and inspection manpower for the 759 MW subsidy-free offshore wind farm. “This is a great achievement for the ERSG team, who put together a […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The CrossWind consortium of Shell and Eneco has selected Van Oord as the Balance of Plant contractor for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind project. As the Balance of Plant contractor, Van Oord’s activities encompass the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the foundations, the inter-array cables, and transportation and installation of the wind turbines. […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Alpha Offshore Service has completed more than 4,000 offshore wind turbine blade inspections so far in 2018, a 56% increase compared to 2017, previously said to be the company’s most productive period.

  • 20 March 2015

    Recently, the company which carries out maintenance work on the wind farms in the North Sea celebrated 3,000 consecutive days with no accidents. Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) benefited from this event as Dirk Dewettinck, Service Director of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind handed EUR 3,000 check to the organisation. “Although no accidents occurred for […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Minister Joop Atsma announced that the Dutch government has prolonged the license for the development of offshore wind farms until 2020, reports Dutch News. The licensees for the nine companies that are developing offshore wind farms where due to expire this year. The Dutch government set targets to install the 6 GW offshore wind capacity […]

  • 7 July 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) has secured a contract by Van Oord for the supply of inter-array cables for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. TKF will manufacture and deliver 140 kilometers of 66 kV inter-array cables and associated accessories for the wind farm located approximately 18 kilometers from the Dutch coast, nearby Egmond […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be integrated into Van Oord’s Offshore Wind Projects business unit. The acquisition will […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm was put into operation, which was officially celebrated yesterday with a traditional Japanese Kagami Biraki ceremony. The wind farm, owned jointly by Mitsubishi Corporation and Eneco, comprises 43 wind turbines and is located 23 kilometres off the coast of Zandvoort and Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Eneco Luchterduinen has a capacity of 129 megawatts, which means it will supply […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam has started a process, aimed at the sale of its business unit Ballast Nedam Offshore with the intention to conclude a transaction at short notice.The sale of Ballast Nedam Offshore is an addition to the disposals programme that Ballast Nedam announced in February, to strengthen its financial position. Ballast Nedam Offshore has developed […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    Two further bids to construct offshore wind farms at the first sites offered at Dutch Borssele Zone were confirmed today, one submitted jointly by RWE and Macquarie Capital, and the other one by Vattenfall. “We are optimistic to be highly competitive with our application,” RWE and Macquarie Capital said in a statement. Vattenfall has made an offer independently, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 June 2011

    It is often assumed that offshore wind farms have a negative impact on marine animal populations but researchers from Denmark and the Netherlands have found that, in some cases, wind farms can act as a haven for certain species. The researchers, from Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands and Aarhus University in Denmark, monitored […]