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  • 17 August 2015

    The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination. Both substations Buitengaats (300MW) and ZeeEnergie (300MW) left the Hoboken dock near […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Eneco’s Princess Amalia Wind Farm, located 23 kilometers off the coast of IJmuiden, the Netherlands, had another excellent year. January, February and December of 2014 ended with a production of more than 30 percent above expectations. These three months are even in the top five best months of the wind farm that has been operational […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Vessels

    Van Oord has signed a contract for modification of its offshore installation vessel Aeolus with Damen Shiprepair at Schiedam.

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Recently, Pronomar received three orders from Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas, wind), headquartered in Rotterdam/NL and operating in more than 50 countries worldwide.  Among their many vessels is their new cable laying vessel NEXUS, which will be used to install the export cables for connecting […]

  • 14 February 2013

    It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Corporation and Chubu Electric Power have completed the acquisition of the Dutch energy company Eneco. The two Japanese companies have now, through their special purpose company, Diamond Chubu Europe B.V, acquired all of the shares of Eneco. The total value of this acquisition is EUR 4.1 billion, the companies said. Mitsubishi will control an […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has won the KVNR Shipping Award. On 6 November, this prize was presented during the Maritime Awards Gala. This gala is also the official start of the Maritime Week, which showcases the maritime sector. The Shipping Award is an initiative of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) to […]

  • 12 January 2014

    Vestas Makes Major Progress in Wind Industry Vestas has received a record number of wind turbine orders per month in December, which amount to 1,346 MW. Germany: A2SEA to Install 97 Turbines on Gode Wind A2SEA has signed a contract with DONG Energy to install 97 turbines on Gode Wind 1 + 2 in the […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has released financial information for 2014, saying that the company achieved a record turnover of EUR 2.104 billion (2013: EUR 1.641 billion). It is the first time in Van Oord’s history that its turnover has exceeded EUR 2 billion. This year, with the award of the Gemini project (EUR 1.3 billion in turnover), […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Vessels

    As promised, we bring you the second part of the interview with Van Oord’s Commercial Manager of Offshore Wind Projects, Theo de Lange. In this part we have focused on new technological developments, offshore wind projects they worked on and their vessels. First part: Van Oord: Dredging Companies Venturing into Offshore Wind (Interview) OW: Earlier this year, you have […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Van Oord and Eneco, together with the North Sea Foundation and the Natuur & Milieu organization, are launching the Rich North Sea project dedicated to restoring natural underwater features around offshore wind farms.

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has been awarded a major contract by VBMS to supply its latest innovation, TekTube®, to the prestigious Westermeerwind near-shore windfarm project in the Netherlands. The contract award comes less than three months after the company demonstrated TekTube at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s (ORE Catapult) National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland. Tekmar […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Technology

    Aeolus, the first jack-up vessel specialized for work on offshore wind farms to be designed and built in Germany, has left the shipyard and is now sailing along the river Elbe to Bremerhaven. The vessel was built at Sietas shipyard for the renowned Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord. The offshore wind jack- up vessel […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Netherlands-headquartered offshore wind O&M and IRM specialist, C-Ventus, opened an office in the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, UK, in January. Following the announcement, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s Managing Director Hans Reinigert, Peter van Veen Commercial Manager in the Netherlands, and Jeremy Hardin, who has been appointed as the Commercial Manager at C-Ventus UK.

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be integrated into Van Oord’s Offshore Wind Projects business unit. The acquisition will […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the recent media attention given to Eneco’s Princess Amalia Wind Farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) and its grout problem, the company yesterday said that hundreds of turbines comprised in first-generation offshore wind farms are facing this issue.  The foundation construction of the Princess Amalia Wind Farm was done according to the DNV GL certified standard, including the design which was common ten years ago in […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has been awarded a multi-million pound project with Statoil and Statkraft on the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm for the supply of its patented technology TekLink®. As part of the cable contract VSMC will be procuring the TekLink® Mechanical Latch Cable Protection System which will be installed for the protection of the subsea power […]

  • 10 December 2015

    On 1 July the Dutch offshore wind farm Eneco Luchterduinen became fully operational. On 21 September this milestone will be celebrated with an official opening ceremony in IJmuiden, the port town from where the main construction activities have taken place and from where the wind farm will be maintained throughout its lifespan. The wind farm […]

  • 16 October 2014

    Ballast Nedam was awarded the contract for the subsea inspection and maintenance of Offshore Wind Farm Butendiek by OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co KG, a company managed by German developer and wind farm operator wpd AG. The contract commences on 1 January 2015 and has an initial duration of 5 years. The contract comprises the subsea […]

  • 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.

  • 20 April 2015

    Since research into the impact of offshore wind farms on the marine life started more than 15 years ago at Denmark’s Horns Rev 1, there have been several multi-year research and monitoring programmes in Denmark, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. A large part of it funded by the wind farm developers themselves, and governments also […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 26 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with Theo de Lange, Commercial Manager of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects. De Lange gave us an overview of company’s activities in the offshore wind, as well as an insight into current market conditions. Hereby, we bring you the first part of an interview […]

  • 27 October 2015

    Based in Antwerp, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as an offshore marine contractor, specialising in transportation and installation works, civil constructions and salvage jobs. Since entering the offshore renewable market in 2007, there has been no looking back for Scaldis. The company has played a role in nearly all […]

  • 23 July 2014

    On May 14, 2014 the Dutch Gemini project reached financial close. After days and nights of intensive talks, serious negotiations and meticulously reviewing all contracts, all parties reached an agreement. All the ends were tied together, and everyone looked with satisfaction into a large room that was literally stuffed with contracts. Agreements, which made it […]