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  • 6 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Aibel and Nexans have announced that they will collaborate on the exchange of relevant information to strengthen the companies’ technical development and position in the floating offshore wind market. With the new collaboration, Aibel and Nexans aim to strengthen the development and position of deliveries to the market for floating offshore wind. The collaboration does […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is in the market for two (High Voltage Direct Current) HVDC converter stations and the associated maintenance. The tender covers a detailed design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, transport, installation, construction, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of two HVDC converter stations with a DC voltage level of +-525kV. One HVDC converter station will […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract with Asso.subsea for cable pull-in operations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The full scope of work includes pulling high-voltage subsea cables into the 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines as well as the offshore substation. The project will […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted expects operating profit (EBITDA) for 2022 to total DKK 32.1 billion (EUR 4.3 billion), the company’s highest EBITDA to date, based on preliminary and unaudited reporting. The results are within the latest guidance and above the company’s initial expectations for the year, achieved during a year with unusual market […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Italy-based company Mazar Wind Srl has requested a maritime concession for a floating offshore wind farm off the Sicilian coast. The project is planned to comprise 74 wind turbines and four offshore substations. The floating wind farm is proposed to be built in the stretch of sea off Mazara del Vallo, at a minimum distance […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The substation topside for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany sailed out of Hoboken, Belgium, this morning (24 January) and is now on its way to the German Baltic Sea. Iberdrola, the developer of the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany, posted an update on social media on 23 January […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels

    Dragados Offshore has selected Allseas to install the high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platforms for the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection projects in the German North Sea. Under the contract, the company will be responsible for the transportation and single-lift installation of two 900 MW converter stations for the transmission of wind-generated power. […]

  • 2 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    As reported last month, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy posted a significant net loss for its Q1 2023 (October–December 2022), mainly due to specific components’ failure rates, and its net financial debt totalled EUR 1.9 billion as of 31 December 2022. However, looking long-term, the company sees a light at the end of the tunnel driven […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm Baltic Eagle, being built in the German sector of the Baltic Sea, has been completed. The substation will sail out to the project site, located northeast of the island of Rügen, after the installation vessel Thialf completes its work on the Arcadis Ost 1 project. Once installed, […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT, Hitachi Energy, and Petrofac have entered into early works agreements in support of TenneT’s 2 GW Programme. Under the terms of the agreements, the companies will begin preparatory work and detailed engineering to ensure timely delivery of the first two Dutch converter stations for TenneT’s high voltage direct current […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    A project, funded by the European Union and the industry, that will help define the future interoperability standards of the multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grids in offshore electricity has been launched in Lyon, France. The project “Enabling interoperability of multi-vendor HVDC grids” (InterOPERA), funded by the EU programme for research and innovation, unites more […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Switzerland-headquartered Allseas has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation (T&I) of Norfolk Boreas high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in the UK. The contract was awarded by Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy which are responsible for Boreas’ engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of HVDC onshore and offshore substations and connection […]

  • 26 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has laid the keel for its jack-up vessel Voltaire at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. Jan De Nul started the construction of Voltaire in May last year with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco shipyard. The jack-up will be able to transport, lift and install the next-generation offshore wind […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Siemens Energy and Spain-based Dragados Offshore have been awarded a EUR 4 billion contract from Amprion to build converter stations for two offshore grid connections in Germany. Under the contract, the consortium will design, build, and install the LanWin1 and LanWin3 offshore converter platforms in the North Sea. The contract, which includes a ten-year maintenance […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China, where Jan De Nul’s jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa on the night between 14 and 15 September. The eye of the typhoon passed over the shipyard, causing the vessel to come loose from its moorings, Jan De Nul said. Voltaire is […]

  • 14 March 2022

    Jan De Nul’s next-generation jack-up installation vessel, the Voltaire, has been fitted with the main crane of more than 3,000 tonnes – the largest Leg Encircling Crane ever built. Featuring a crane house weighing 1,800 tonnes, a boom length of 140 metres, and weighing 800 tonnes, the Huisman crane will use a Universal Quick Connector […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    RTE international (RTEi) has been entrusted with the modelling and simulation requirements and the specifications to de-risk the multi-vendor multi-terminal high voltage direct current (HVDC) functionalities for the Bornholm Energy Island (BEI) project in Denmark. Planned by the Danish and the German TSOs, Energinet and 50Hertz, BEI will be set up in the Baltic Sea by […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire will have its debut on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. With a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and standing taller than the Eiffel tower, Voltaire is the largest of its kind in the world, Jan De Nul said. The Voltaire […]

  • 26 May 2020

    Jan De Nul has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up installation vessel Voltaire with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China. The Voltaire is specifically designed to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and foundations for current and future developments. The jack-up is equipped with a […]

  • 31 January 2022

    Jan De Nul Group has launched the Voltaire, a next-generation offshore jack-up installation vessel for offshore renewables and decommissioning, at the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. The Voltaire will be the second and the largest jack-up vessel in Jan De Nul’s fleet. The jack-up is due for delivery in the second half 2022, the […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has won a contract to provide the main crane for Voltaire, Jan De Nul’s newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel. The Dutch company will build the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed on board Voltaire at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, where the vessel will be built. According to Huisman, […]

  • 5 April 2019

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has revealed that it completed the first phase of construction for its 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with works continuing in January depending on weather conditions. A total of 65 per cent of the piles and 40 per cent of the jacket foundations that will support wind turbines have now been installed […]

  • 4 February 2020

    Ingeteam has secured a contract to provide an electrical power system as well as an Integrated Automation System for Jan De Nul’s offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire. Currently under construction at COSCO Nantong shipyard in China, the Voltaire is said to be the largest wind farm installation vessel in the world. Standing taller than the […]

  • 26 November 2019

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    An energy island in the Black Sea developed jointly by Romania and Bulgaria would facilitate deployment of multi-gigawatt offshore wind capacity while avoiding grid challenges that both countries face in this regard, according to a new report from the Energy Policy Group (EPG), a Bucharest-based independent think-tank focused on energy and climate policies. Titled Offshore wind […]