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  • 9 June 2022
    Authorities, R&D

    The Netherlands is looking into whether areas of the North Sea could be used simultaneously for offshore wind and carbon capture and storage (CCS) developments. According to a study performed by Fugro, offshore wind farms and CCS projects in the Dutch sector of the North Sea can coexist; however, safety of such future developments needs […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta offshore substation has been installed on its jacket foundation in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT said. The HKZ Beta topside was loaded from the transport vessel onto Allseas’ platform installation vessel Pioneering Spirit in the Alexiahaven. The Pioneering Spirit then sailed to the installation site and, […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Vattenfall and De Rijke Noordzee (The Rich North Sea) are jointly investigating the effect of water replenishment holes in wind turbine foundations on the surrounding sea life. The research is being carried out on Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm. Hollandse Kust Zuid […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation topside will not be affected by the damage the substation’s jacket foundation suffered in a recent collision with a cargo ship, TenneT said. As reported, the cargo ship Julietta D collided with the substation jacket and a turbine foundation at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the transport of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta substation topside from Dubai to Rotterdam using its semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Mighty Servant 3. The HKZ Beta topside is scheduled to be installed in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea in the coming days. According to […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens’ roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel Rotra Mare has completed her first delivery of wind turbine components since being upgraded and extended to be able to transport the ever-increasing turbine parts. The vessel, which docked at Sif’s new terminal at Maasvlakte 2 on Wednesday 09 March, transported tower sections for Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 18 March 2022
    R&D

    Dutch maritime research institute MARIN has tested three barriers aimed at averting collisions between ships and offshore wind turbines. The research was prompted by the incident involving the Julietta D cargo ship on 31 January this year. This drifting bulk carrier initially collided with a tanker before hitting a transformer platform and a turbine foundation […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore transformer station topside for the grid connection of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project has set sail from the Drydocks World Dubai’s fabrication facility in the United Arab Emirates. In charge of the weighing, transport and load-out of the 700 MW, 3,950-tonne Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta topside is the […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation has been loaded onto a vessel at Drydocks World Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The topside is expected to start its journey to the Dutch North Sea shortly, TenneT, the platform’s owner and operator, said. Mammoet was in charge of loading the topside onto […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operator TenneT has shared photos showing the damage done to the jacket foundation of the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation following a collision with an out-of-control cargo ship Julietta D during Storm Corrie. As reported, the bulk carrier Julietta D drifted for hours in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Julietta D, the bulk carrier that had drifted in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands for several hours on Monday, 31 January, collided with one of the wind turbine monopile foundations at the 1.5 GW wind farm. A reconnaissance flight carried out on Tuesday, 1 February, has revealed the damage, although further […]

  • 31 January 2022
    Authorities, Vessels

    A rudderless cargo ship is drifting around the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea following a collision with an oil and chemicals tanker in heavy seas in the anchorage area near IJmuiden on Monday, 31 January, the Dutch Coastguard said. In one of its most recent updates on the incident, […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Vessels

    After a day of adventure on the high seas off the Dutch coast, which included hitting a foundation of an offshore wind farm substation, the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D has been salvaged by Boskalis, the company reported on 1 February, saying the out-of-control ship is now being towed to the Port of Rotterdam. The […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Danish-based Muehlhan has sold its oil and gas business as the company decided to focus entirely on the renewable energy market. Muehlhan, which provides services in the offshore wind industry primarily by delivering pre-assembly work, said selling its oil and gas division supported the company’s strategy to focus its investments in sustainable and high-growth markets. […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energy logistics provider Peterson is supporting the offshore installation of the two 700 MW transformer platforms for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore grid connection under a logistics contract with Petrofac. HKZ Alpha, the first of the two offshore substations that will connect Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm to the Dutch grid, was installed […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first serially-manufactured SG 11.0-200 DD nacelle left the Siemens Gamesa factory hall in Cuxhaven on Friday, 14 January. The factory has been converted and upgraded for the new product generation over several months since the summer. Now serial production has started and the first turbine has been assembled. ”Rolling out the first serially-manufactured SG […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a contract with Vestas, and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The contract with Vestas is said to have strengthened Cadeler’s order backlog and ensured optimal utilization of the company’s O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, up until the planned vessel […]

  • 28 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha (HKZ Alpha) offshore substation has been installed on its jacket foundation in the Dutch North Sea, some 20 kilometres off the coast of The Hague. HKZ Alpha is one of the two 700 MW offshore substations that TenneT ordered at Petrofac and that will connect the 1.5 […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Vattenfall and TenneT have signed an agreement for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 wind farm in the Netherlands. Vattenfall secured the rights fo build the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 and the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 wind farms in the first two subsidy-free offshore wind tenders […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Subsea 7 has signed a contract with Vattenfall for the developer’s four offshore wind farms at the Hollandse Kust Zuid zone in the Netherlands. Subsea 7 will transport and install 140 monopile foundations and 315 kilometres of 66 kV inner-array cables. Offshore installation is scheduled for 2021 and 2022. The company will carry out the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has invited tenders for certification of site studies at the Hollandse Kust wind farm zones. An agreement will be signed with a tenderer who is able to carry out the certification of various site studies that will be performed at the offshore wind farm zones Hollandse Kust Zuid (South Holland Coast) and […]

  • 8 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has signed an EPC contract with Siemens Gamesa for mechanical and electrical pre-assembly work for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The contract includes complete mechanical and electrical pre-assembly work for 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines, including all crane and lifting operations as well […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp has announced that the Maasvlakte North zone was identified as the most suitable landfall location for onshore cables which will connect four 350MW offshore wind farms in the Hollandse Kust (zuid) zone to the grid, TenneT reports.   The offshore grid at Hollandse Kust (zuid) will consist of two offshore substations with two subsea […]

  • 25 August 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed the unexploded ordnance (UXO) identification and disposal campaign at the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 and 4 offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The campaign, which ran from early February till July, saw a total of 1,350 targets investigated, with 19 being highlighted as UXOs for neutralisation. Work began with Noordhoek Pathfinder as […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has revealed the main component suppliers and contractors for the 760MW Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Similarly to Hollandse Kust (zuid) 1 and 2, also being developed by Vattenfall, the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4 will feature Siemens Gamesa 10MW wind turbines, […]