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  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind farms in Belgium broke a record in February as they produced 804GWh of electricity, according to the Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP). The 804GWh, measured at the Elia grid connection point, corresponds to the annual consumption of 230,000 households, at 3,500kWh per year per family. The last reported monthly record was in December 2019 […]

  • 31 July 2019

    Damen Shipyards Antalya has floated out HST Harri, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. The vessel will now undergo final outfitting and commissioning ahead of the delivery which is scheduled for September. Following the delivery, the FCS 2710 class Damen crew supply vessel will start a five-year charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind on […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and ASML, the world’s largest supplier of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, which is already underway, ASML will be provided with more than 250 gigawatt-hours of green electricity per year from RWE, a portion of which will be sourced […]

  • 11 November 2019

    Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel VOS Start has begun operating at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium. For the charter, VOS Start has been fitted with a three-dimensional motion-compensation system (3D Tip), with a lifting capacity of up to 5t. All operations are being conducted from the port of Ostend, with the vessel on duty […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Belgium’s support of a maximum of EUR 3.5 billion for three offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, R&D

    Department for International Trade (DIT) Belgium is organising an event to brief UK companies on the supply chain opportunities of the Mermaid, Seastar and Northwester 2 offshore wind farms.

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing for an unnamed offshore wind project in Belgium as part of the EUR 3.4 billion investment package for renewable energy, energy efficiency, Near Zero Energy Buildings, hydropower and district heating projects.

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has acquired full ownership of KNK Wind, the project company behind the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea that won the concession rights at the latest offshore wind tender in Germany.

  • 29 October 2019

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is on its way to Ostende, Belgium, to begin work on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. HST Harri sailed out today for the long voyage towards the 219MW project, where it will carry out a five-year charter with MHI Vestas, according to HST. The vessel will […]

  • 11 June 2019

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide its HST Harri and HST Euan fast crew supply vessels (FCSs) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind project. The five-year charter is set to begin this year at the Belgian wind farm after the newbuild vessels are delivered. HST Harri is the third FCS […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    SeaRenergy has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola to provide inspection services, maintenance, and repair works on monopiles and transition pieces (TPs) as well as client representatives for all phases of the installation of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. SeaRenergy’s client representatives are involved in the installation of the monopiles and TPs, […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 UK offshore wind supply chain companies and the key Belgian offshore wind players met on 25 January in Brussels to discuss opportunities for collaborating in the framework of three future Belgian projects: Mermaid, Seastar and Northwester 2.

  • 25 June 2021

    Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Leirvik has handed over a new service operations vessel (SOV) to the Danish offshore energy vessel operator Esvagt. The SOV is the fifth such vessel to be delivered to Esvagt and the second in a new series of three SOVs being built by Havyard for the Danish company. The three new SOVs […]

  • 6 December 2019

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Euan has begun sea trials offshore Antalya in Turkey. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen Shipyards for HST Euan, the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, this June. The vessel was floated out at the beginning of November. HST Euan, and its sister vessel HST […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The board of directors of Belgium’s transmission system operator Elia has approved the EUR 400 million investment into the so-called electricity plug, or Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the North Sea.

  • 20 December 2018

    Watch the Expertise Hub video to find out more about what Jan de Nul is preparing for the future in renewable energy and next-generation turbines.

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian government today (27 October) reached an agreement with the developers of three offshore wind projects on a price of EUR 79/MWh as part of the government’s support scheme. 

  • 6 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov has started installing the jacket foundation for Elia’s Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 5 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform has left Heerema Fabrication Group’s construction site in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands, and was loaded onto a barge. According to Elia, the topside left the construction site this morning, which represents the first step in the journey towards its final destination in the Belgian North Sea. The topside will […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Cable laying operations have begun on the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium, according to Elia’s latest report. The construction of the switchyard platform is now in its final phase, with commissioning scheduled for the end of September. The first cable to connect the MOG plug to the grid made landfall in early May, with […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has awarded Huisman with a contract for the delivery of a monopile gripper which will be installed on the wind turbine installation vessel Vole au vent.

  • 29 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Boston Energy has secured a contract to support MHI Vestas during wind turbine pre-assembly operations on two offshore wind projects in the UK. Boston Energy will assist MHI Vestas on the 857 MW Triton Knoll and the 950 MW Moray East projects. These are due to commence later this year in Invergordon for Moray East […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Grid Connection

    Belgian utility Elia has shared a video showing the installation of the jacket foundation for the Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 8 November 2019

    Damen Shipyards has floated out HST Euan, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen for the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 this June. Shortly after, the company revealed it had signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide HST Euan and HST Harri […]