Search results for: seamade

1103 results

A list of search results

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the installation of 58 turbine foundations and two substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation installed the last monopile foundation at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend on 2 January. According to the company, a new monopile gripper was deployed onboard […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    International chemical company Borealis has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco to source renewable electricity from the Mermaid offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The agreement entails the purchase and supply of over 1,000 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of wind power over the next decade, with delivery to begin in January 2021. […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has arrived at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam to load the first monopiles for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME is in charge of installing the 58 foundations, as well as the turbines, inter-array cables, export cables and two offshore substations. Sif won a contract at the end of […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has placed an order with Seasight Davits for 58 davit cranes for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The cranes will be manufactured by Seasight Davits’ parent company Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel and Service and will have an outreach of 3.2m and a one-ton lifting capacity. According to the Danish davit crane supplier, the […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first foundation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME is picking up the monopile foundations at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam and is in charge of installing all 58 pieces at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend. The company is also responsible for […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed inter-array cable laying works at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME’s DP3 cable installation vessel Living Stone laid 64 inter-array cables with a total length of 71.2km. According to the company, the vessel operated at peak production levels, laying up to three cables per day. To remind, the inter-array […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based JDR Cables has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to provide inter-array cables and accessories for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. JDR, part of the TFKable Group, will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories, including repair joints and connectors. […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has expanded its offering of services to cover bolting tests. Sif added the offering after a request from DEME Group to arrange all preparations for the test as part of the work scope for the Belgian SeaMade offshore wind project. During this test, the bolted flange connection between a monopile and […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s cable installation vessel Living Stone has started the inter-array cabling work at the SeaMade offshore wind farm.

  • 10 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the SeaMade wind farm has arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, from where it will leave for installation off Belgium. The substation destined for the Seastar offshore wind concession completed its trip from Engie Fabricom’s construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to the Netherlands yesterday, Otary said. According to the company, the […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors is currently preparing for the installation of the second offshore substation at the SeaMade wind farm in Belgium. The 487MW SeaMade wind farm is a combination of the 235MW Mermaid and the 252MW Seastar offshore wind projects. This second topside, which recently arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, will be installed at the Seastar […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two turbine towers destined for the SeaMade offshore wind project have arrived at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to Otary, the first six tower parts arrived in Belgium on 24 March from the port of Aviles in Spain onboard the special purpose vessel Rotra Vente. Over the coming months, Rotra Vente and […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Apollo has left the REBO terminal in Oostende loaded with the first set of turbine components to be installed on the 487 MW SeaMade wind farm offshore Belgium. Apollo arrived at the REBO heavy load terminal in the Port of Oostende on 14 June, after undergoing spudcan shoes extension at Damen Shiprepair […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is undergoing a final stage of a maintenance and repair program at the Damen Verolme yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The photo shows the vessel during full height jacking trials at the yard. Following the jacking trials and final tests, Innovation will head to ”a full schedule of work”, which […]

  • 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.

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide an undisclosed amount of funding for the construction of the Seamade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide temporary power provision during the turbine commissioning phase at the SeaMade offshore wind farm. “Following several successful European temporary power provision projects over the recent past, we are looking forward to once again working with Siemens Gamesa; it’s a combination that works,” […]

  • 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.

  • 31 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has hired Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) to provide pre-assembly and ground logistics for the SeaMade offshore wind farm project in Belgium. Under the contract, MWS will pre-assemble 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines prior to their transportation and installation at the site located 38-50 kilometres off the coast of Oostende. The turbine pre-assembly […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco has concluded a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium.

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Chemical company INEOS has signed a long-term corporate power purchase agreement (cPPA) with Eneco to source renewable electricity from SeaMade, Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. The agreement entails the purchase and supply of over 65.5 MW of wind power over the next decade, with delivery set to begin in January 2022. This is the largest […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind farm was officially inaugurated at an event in the Hippodrome in Ostend, Belgium, on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. SeaMade NV, a joint venture between Otary, Ocean Winds, and Eneco, is responsible for the simultaneous development of both the Mermaid and Seastar offshore wind farms, resulting in the largest wind […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EDS HV Group has completed the termination and testing of the export cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The first phase of the work was completed at the Mermaid concession 54 kilometers off the coast on behalf of Hellenic Cables. EDS HV said it had secured the contract prior to the coronavirus […]

  • 4 January 2019

    Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has begun work for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium, according to the company’s latest report. Sif is responsible for producing the monopiles for the 487MW project and, in a joint venture with Smulders, for the manufacture of transition pieces. The Dutch company said it plans to begin works […]