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  • 20 April 2017

    Offshore wind development is doing well in the Netherlands. Coastal waters surrounding the country will see 3.450MW installed up to 2023 as defined in the Energy Agreement. Now is the time to ask: what will happen next?

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT Netherlands, and TenneT Germany will sign a trilateral agreement on developing the North Sea Wind Power Hub project during the North Seas Energy Forum in Brussels on 23 March, in the presence of Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy Union.

  • 22 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    This year Offshore WIND Magazine will be looking at the offshore wind hub ports. These are ports that have either become newly established as offshore wind ports or existing ports already serving the industry that grown beyond most people’s expectations in the past seven years. These hubs can be either a single port or a group of neighbouring ports able to provide the complete base support for range of services from project pre-construction surveys to wind farm operation and maintenance.

  • 3 January 2019

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 24 February 2017

    What can be done to achieve lower costs? Which technology is required and where can companies and industries collaborate? Offshore WIND spoke to ECN’s expert in wind energy Peter Eecen on new insights that follow from ECN’s work within FLOW, the Far and Large Offshore Wind collaborative research programme.

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Sylvia Boer has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) and will take up her role on 1 February 2020. She will serve as the linchpin between members of the association for offshore companies, government bodies, and stakeholders. Boer’s appointment is designed to leverage on the major opportunities AYOP sees […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Today, April 16th April the trade show EWEA 2012 started in Copenhagen. This show will take place until Thursday April 19th and is a place where the industry’s brightest minds meet to exchange the latest knowledge, forge meaningful business relationships and create connections with influential people around the world. EWEA is the place to be […]

  • 15 March 2016

    Seajacks Scylla had her maiden call in IJmuiden on 14 March. The 139m long installation vessel, dedicated to the offshore energy market, can be adjusted to any project, which is the reason of Scylla’s visit to IJmuiden. The first project for the vessel is the installation of monopiles for German Veja Mate offshore wind farm, where […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch port of IJmuiden has installed two floating jetties at the recently renovated Trawlerkade quay, thus adding 46 metres of extra berthing space for crew transfer vessels used for offshore wind farm operations and maintenance, Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Port (AYOP) reports. The floating jetties will offer berths for six of Windcat Workboat’s CTVs. A wave protection barrier gives access to both pontoons […]

  • 13 January 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm and RWE Innogy are testing a new and innovative metocean buoy that has been installed yesterday in the Dutch North Sea. The buoy has been deployed for a six month validation period nearby the already existing IJmuiden met-mast of RWE Innogy, some 75 km west off IJmuiden […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) presented its bid book ‘The Essential Guide for Installation and O&M Hollandse Kust Wind Farms’ to Vattenfall, which was recently awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first non-subsidised offshore wind farm.

  • 26 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with Windcat Workboats for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Under the agreement, Vattenfall will be one of the first users of Windcat’s hydrogen-powered vessels, currently being developed. The IJmuiden-headquartered vessel operator is working with CMB […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, is joining Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP). By joining this public-private association which gathers more than 85 companies and organizations active in the offshore energy sector in the port area, Vattenfall wants to increase cooperation […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    On August 31, Fabricom completed the Offshore Wind Modification Services for the Princess Amaliawindpark. All 60 wind turbines have been provided with a bearing package, which consists of 2 steel supports, a rubber bearing, a top and bottom plate. The steel supports have been welded to the inside of the foundation of the wind turbines. […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Port Authority Zeehaven IJmuiden N.V. has constructed three new boat landings for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Eneco, as a response to the major increase in the transport of the two companies’ maintenance crews and staff to and from their offshore wind farms.  These new boat landings make it easy and safe to step from the […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Following the release of the Dutch Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, TenneT has tabled proposals on how to connect offshore wind farms in the Holland Coast (West), North of the Wadden Sea Islands, and IJmuiden Far Offshore zones to the offshore grid.

  • 20 April 2016

    The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals and Roodenberg Staalkabels have joined Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), the association for offshore companies in the North Sea Canal region. AYOP stated it now has 79 members in the North Sea Canal region focused on the offshore extraction of oil & gas and wind energy. According to AYOP Chairman Ron Davio, services […]

  • 17 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute), and Whiffle, a Delft University of Technology spin-off, are releasing the new Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas on Thursday, 17 January. The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) is said to include an unprecedented level of detail where the wind is mapped up-to 600m in height and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch heavy mechanical engineering specialist Euro-Rigging has today delivered a pile gripper frame to be installed on Seajacks Scylla at the port of IJmuiden. Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, arrived at the port of IJmuiden on 14 March in preparation of its first assignment, the installation of 67 monopiles, each one weighing more than […]

  • 15 January 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On January 12, in the Port of IJmuiden, Deep BV started the mobilisation of the vessels to be used for the geophysical survey of Sites I and II of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. Depending on the weather, the due date for the survey is mid-March and will be followed by a geotechnical investigation. The geophysical survey is […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco Windmolens Offshore B.V. has re-issued an invitation to tender for a provider of turbine gearbox supply and refurbishment services on the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 22 April 2013

    The SEA JACK jack-up vessel has anchored in the Carrick Roads in the UK, seeking shelter from bad weather conditions on its way from IJmuiden to Mostyn in North Wales, the Falmouth Packet informs. Along with the sheerlegs vessel Norma 1, which is on her journey to the Suez Canal for wreck removal operations, the […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The Offshore & Pilotage Services Group of Dirkzwager has started its contribution to the Luchterduinen Windfarm construction project. This project will be executed by Van Oord Offshore Wind Project for the partnership of Eneco and Mitsuibishi and will deliver an offshore wind farm consisting of 43 wind turbines. Together with its Norwegian technology partner Vissim, Royal Dirkzwager […]