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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Equinor and Polenergia have selected Hitachi Energy to deliver electrical systems infrastructure for the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind projects in Poland. Under the awarded contract, Hitachi Energy will be responsible for the electrical system design for the whole offshore wind farm, from the wind turbines to the point of connection to the grid […]

  • 27 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    TenneT has awarded DHSS, the Dutch offshore energy logistics provider, with storage and port logistics contracts for Dutch offshore activities. DHSS signed two long-term contracts with TenneT. One for the provision of storage and warehousing activities for its substation spare parts and the other for the port agency and logistics services in the Netherlands. Under […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2019

    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 […]

  • 6 August 2021

    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 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish and Belgian transmission system operators, Energinet and Elia, have issued a contract notice seeking environmental engineering consultancy services for the development of the subsea cable route for the Triton Link interconnector project in the North Sea. Elia and Energinet are developing the Triton Link interconnector project, which will connect the high-voltage grid in Belgium […]

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on 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
    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, […]

  • 6 January 2022

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a tender for the installation of onshore cables for the connection of the Thor offshore wind farm to the national grid. The tender includes excavation and cable laying work for a cable connection consisting of two 29-kilometre-long 220 kV cables from the substation at Idomlund to the […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on 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 […]

  • 19 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Aarsleff BIZ Sp. z o.o., a Polish subsidiary of the Danish company Per Aarsleff Holding A/S, has produced almost a third of the concrete working platforms for the TP-less monopiles that will be installed at Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. Besides the concrete working platforms, Aarsleff is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2020

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of HSM Offshore Energy, Smulders, and Iv-Offshore & Energy has won the tender for the development of the platforms and the connected services for the 927 MW Gennaker offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. 50Hertz and wind farm operator Skyborn Renewables seek to jointly implement Gennaker, currently the largest offshore wind […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Belgian Federal Government and Elia Transmission Belgium (Elia) have signed an agreement on a EUR 99.7 million grant that Elia will use to build the foundations for the Princess Elisabeth Island, deemed a key link for unlocking offshore wind potential in the Belgian North Sea. The grant is part of the financial support offered […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Industry, Technology

    This is a guest article by Daniel Gerber, Senior Vice President, Global Product Group Manager Wind, System Drives, ABB. The critical role of wind in the world’s future energy needs is clear: the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition states that 1,400 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind power will sustain one tenth of global electricity demand by […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After recently being selected to provide export cables for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm, DEME Offshore and LS Cable & System have now also signed a contract with Vattenfall for the same work on the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, both in the UK. The consortium will be responsible for the […]