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  • 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.

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Belgium’s Elia has selected NHV NV and GEOxyz BV to provide the transmission system operator with transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. NHV NV will provide crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres offshore. GEOxyz […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Heerema Fabrication Group has conducted roll-up operations of the jacket foundation for the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, part of Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.

  • 3 April 2015

    About 722,000 MWh of renewable energy was produced by 181 turbines located in the Belgian part of the North Sea in the first quarter this year. The produced electricity at Thornton Bank, Belwind and Northwind wind farms was enough to power around 800,000 households in the same period. With a total installed capacity of 712 MW, […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    In 2014, three Belgian offshore wind farms (C-Power, Belwind and Northwind) produced more than 2.2 million megawatt hours of electricity. Belgian Secretary of State for North Sea, Bart Tommelein, said that the production in 2014 is equivalent to the annual consumption of 623,715 households, adding that this is an impressive figure, especially since the Northwind offshore wind […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Vessels

    The fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 for High Speed Transfers (HST) – to be named HST Euan – is taking its final steps toward completion and will be delivered to its owner and operator in December. The HST Euan delivery will follow the recent handover of HST Harri, the third FCS 2710 ordered by […]

  • 3 November 2017

    Belgium has the potential to almost double its installed offshore wind capacity planned for 2020, according to Flemish Minister for Energy Bart Tommelein, who sees the 2,200MW capacity planned for 2020 going to 4,000MW.

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has loaded the jacket foundation for Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform onto a barge at the Vlissingen yard.

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the eleventh MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea on 26 May, which was the 100th MHI Vestas V164 turbine model to be installed worldwide. 

  • 19 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JECS Offshore Services has secured a contract to provide support to Hellenic Cables during termination works on the export cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. JECS Offshore will design, supply and erect the scaffolding access platforms required for technicians to prepare and position the cables and carry out the terminations of the […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has secured final certification for the V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine model.

  • 11 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 309MW Rentel wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has become Belgium’s fifth fully operational offshore wind farm. Rentel has now joined the ranks of C-Power, Belwind, Northwind, and Nobelwind. The combined capacity of the five wind farms is 1,186MW provided by 274 wind turbines. With the addition of the capacity from Rentel, Belgium is now fifth […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group and Vroon Group have signed agreements to transfer part of the offshore business of MPI to Jan De Nul, including the ownership of the jack-up vessel MPI Discovery together with its crew, as well as a number of MPI’s employees.

  • 23 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Esvagt has taken delivery of the third and final service operation vessel (SOV) ordered for Vestas and delivered by Havyard in Norway. Esvagt NHST 149, as the yet-to-be-named vessel is known, completes a series of three vessels delivered over the last nine months that Esvagt had ordered at Havyard Lervik to service Vestas on several […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s OffshoreSwitchYard (OSY) platform is expected to be installed on its jacket foundation in the Belgian North Sea in mid-April, the Belgian energy company said. The OSY platform, constructed by Heerema Fabrication Group, is the centerpiece of Elia’s EUR 400 million Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project through which Rentel, Northwester 2, and SeaMade offshore […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    EDS HV Group has completed testing, jointing and termination work at Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the Belgian North Sea. EDS worked to establish a connection between the MOG’s offshore submarine cables and the onshore cables at Elia’s Stevin 380kV onshore substation in Zeebrugge. Sub-contracted by cable manufacturer Hellenic Cables, EDS said it completed the preparation […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued a tender seeking transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. The tender is divided into two lots. Lot 1 covers provision of crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s offshore wind farms generated 4.7TWh of electricity in 2019, a nearly 38% increase compared to 2018 when the country’s offshore wind turbines produced 3.408TWh of electricity. The electricity produced offshore covered close to 6% of the country’s total electricity consumption in 2019, according to the Belgian Offshore Platform. The increase in production is mainly […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgium has surpassed Denmark in terms of the installed offshore wind capacity and is now ranked fourth in the world, Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP) said. Following the commissioning of the 219 MW Northwester 2 wind farm in May, Belgium now has 1,775 MW of installed offshore wind capacity, compared to Denmark’s 1,703 MW. The United […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The first cable to connect Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) plug to the Belgian grid made landfall in early May, with the second cable expected to reach the shore later this month, the Belgian offshore grid operator said. The first cable was connected to the mainland, where it was then connected to the existing onshore underground […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Bladt Industries to deliver 72 transition pieces for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Elia has inaugurated its Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the presence of His Majesty the King of Belgium. MOG is expected to begin gathering the electricity generated by the Rentel, Northwester 2 and SeaMade offshore wind farms and transmitting it to the mainland via joint subsea cables in 2020. It features the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, constructed by Heerema Fabrication […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The NHV Group has won a contract with Elia to provide helicopter services in support of the construction of a high voltage electricity grid in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The operations are expected to start in April 2019 with the flights departing from NHV’s base in Ostend. NHV will support this project […]