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  • 3 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education, Transition, Vessels

    The fast-paced development of the offshore wind industry is causing the emergence of new, unforeseen jobs to which ports cannot cater as there is a lack of people and a lack of port capacity, Jesper Bank, Chief Commercial Officer of Port Esbjerg, said during a presentation in Denmark. Although the need for port capacity is […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Technology, Vessels

    The Norway-based company OSC AS (previously known as Offshore Simulator Centre) will build a high-end simulator for Jan De Nul’s two next generation offshore wind installation vessels, Voltaire and Les Alizés. The crane simulator will be a digital twin, based on real physics and the actual vessel models, enabling Jan De Nul to train its […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has signed a contract with Jan De Nul Group for the transport and installation of GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. The installation of the 12 MW units at the site some 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast will start in 2023. Turbine transport […]

  • 12 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    After winning contracts to install GE Haliade-X 13 MW offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A & B last year, Jan De Nul has now signed an agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm for the transport and installation of 87 GE Haliade-X 14 MW units at the final phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. […]

  • 29 August 2023
    Supply Chain, Vessels

    Van Oord has taken delivery of the company’s new cable-laying vessel, the Calypso, following the vessel’s arrival in the Netherlands. The Calypso will be officially christened in Rotterdam in September, Van Oord said. The final construction phase took place at the Vard Brattvaag shipyard in Norway, where the cable-related equipment was installed on the vessel. […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK government has awarded 3.7 GW of renewable energy projects with Contracts for Difference (CfDs) in its fifth allocation round. Among the 95 new projects that secured CfDs are onshore wind, solar and tidal energy developments – and not a single megawatt of offshore wind. According to the government, the global rise in inflation […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    SCHOTTEL has reached an agreement with Virginia-based Lyon Shipyard to support the servicing of vessels in the emerging US offshore wind industry. SCHOTTEL, headquartered in Germany, is a manufacturing company that produces propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications, while Lyon Shipyard acts as a full-service ship repair facility. According to SCHOTTEL, operating […]

  • 4 September 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea off the northeast coast of the UK. The offshore works are kicking off with the laying of the first section of high voltage direct current (HVDC) export cable which will be done by Prysmian’s Leonardo […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Huisman cranes onboard Jan De Nul’s next-generation installation vessels, Voltaire and Les Alizés, will feature a specially designed type of clamp – the Universal Quick Connector (UQC). For these cranes, which will be the largest in their class, Huisman developed the UQC based on the expertise of Jan De Nul’s operational and engineering team. The […]

  • 6 August 2021
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has sold the jack-up installation vessel Taillevent to an undisclosed buyer. The sale includes the vessel only, with the crew deployed to other Jan De Nul vessels. The decision to sell is a result of the rapid change in future offshore wind component sizes, requiring larger and custom-designed installation vessels during […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Vessels

    Huisman has received an order to provide a 5,000mt Tub Mounted Crane (TMC) for Jan De Nul’s new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés. Huisman will construct the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. It is set to be delivered in 2021. The […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTTSC) has secured an EPCI contract with 50Hertz for the eastern part of the grid connection for the Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The grid connection for the 927 MW offshore wind farm (OST-6-1), being developed by Skyborn Renewables (formerly wpd offshore), consists of […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for the installation of foundations at the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. OHT’s new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift will be used for the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces at Dogger Bank’s 1.2GW Creyke […]

  • 6 January 2022
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has launched its next-generation floating offshore installation vessel Les Alizés at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. Les Alizés will be the largest heavy lift vessel in Jan De Nul’s fleet, able to install XXL offshore wind components in floating conditions and with ultra-low emissions, the company said. The launch started on […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Greek cable manufacturer Hellenic Cables has been awarded a contract by 50Hertz Offshore GmBH for the turnkey delivery of two export cable systems for the interconnection to the German grid of the western offshore substation of the Gennaker offshore wind farm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Hellenic Cables’ scope of works includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 21 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Correll Group, Electrical Engineering Division has been contracted by Seaway 7 to complete the termination and testing of inter-array cables (IAC) and export cables on the 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the contract, the Correll Group will be responsible for the termination and testing of 29 66 kV inter-array […]

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up 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. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has confirmed Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool, UK, as the marshalling base for the wind turbine installation activities for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. As part of the agreements for the supply and service of 190 of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines, the wind […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 1 January 2020

    To remind how the offshore wind industry developed in 2019, the Offshore WIND editorial team compiled a list of the most read articles as chosen by our readers. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has agreed to acquire the offshore construction and cable-lay vessel Connector from Ocean Yield ASA. The vessel will be officially transferred during the fourth quarter of 2020. The acquisition is part of Jan De Nul’s strategic investment programme in the offshore installation fleet. It follows the last year’s orders of the new-build […]

  • 6 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has selected Imeca for the delivery of an electrical motion-compensated pile gripper for its new floating installation vessel – Les Alizés. The tailor-made gripper, with an integrated X-Laboratory guidance and survey system, will allow safe and efficient installation of next-generation monopiles with pin-point accuracy, JDN said. The delivery of the gripper delivery […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Vessels

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    WSP USA has been named the professional engineer for the offshore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform for Sunrise Wind Farm, the first US offshore wind project that will use HVDC technology. Sunrise Wind is owned by a partnership between Ørsted Offshore North America, a Danish multinational power company; and Eversource Energy, a New England-based […]