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  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    ENGIE Fabricom is upgrading its site in Hoboken, Belgium, where Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) are built and assembled for offshore wind farms. Due to a strong growth of these activities, ENGIE Fabricom is now investing EUR 5 million in the site, the company said. A new office building with a total area of 3,300m² […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind Project, a joint venture between Northland Power and Mitsui & Co., has signed a credit agreement to secure TWD 118 billion (approximately EUR 3.4 billion) long-term over 20-year non-recourse financing for the 1 GW offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The non-recourse project financing will be provided by over 15 international and […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    DEME Group’s cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has completed the installation of 85km of subsea export cable at Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Living Stone collected the cable at the manufacturer Hellenic Cable in Greece, transported it to the project site in Belgium and carried out cable installation, offshore jointing and four pull-ins. The cable now connects […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has chartered a floatel which will serve for pre-quarantine for the company’s crews working on offshore wind and dredging vessels.

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ideol and Elicio have partnered ahead of Crown Estate Scotland’s upcoming offshore wind leasing round to offer to co-develop floating wind farms off Scotland. On October 31, the two companies informed that they were preparing a joint offer for ScotWind leasing, adding that they aim to co-develop floating wind projects with the highest level of local added-value. “Combining […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has for the first time used an autonomous, unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to survey its offshore assets. The USV named Tupan, owned and developed by Brazilian start-up Tidewise, inspected Elia’s subsea cables to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the Belgian North Sea earlier this month. The five-metre vehicle, together […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Environment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed her liquefied natural gas (LNG) sea trials after being bunkered with LNG for the first time. The ship-to-ship bunkering was conducted in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, by Titan LNG’s FlexFueler, DEME said. Living Stone completed her sea trials back in 2018. The vessel’s first assignment was on […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Vessels

    DEME Group has held a keel-laying ceremony for its first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance. The keel-laying ceremony took place on 13 December at the CEMRE shipyard in Yalova, Turkey, for what is said to be the world’s first DP2 twin-hulled SOV. Due to be delivered in 2021, the SOV […]

  • 15 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds (OW), a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has awarded UK-based Clarksons Port Service to provide support for the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The contract marks a first for Clarksons Port Services in regards to working directly with the developers, according to the company. Under the contract signed with […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 252 MW Seastar offshore wind farm in Belgium has been connected to Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Seastar is part of the 487 MW SeaMade project which comprises 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The connection of the wind farm marks the completion of the MOG located 40km off Belgium’s coast. The switching platform […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Vos Prodect Innovations for the design and delivery of sealed cable hang-off systems for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium.

  • 6 February 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of EDPR Offshore España by ENGIE and EDP Renovaveis. EDPR Offshore España is a Spain-headquartered subsidiary of the EDP Group active in the offshore wind industry globally. The company would be the exclusive vehicle of both parties for offshore wind farm activities worldwide. The European Commission has concluded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first turbines, with a capacity of 1.5MW, were installed in 2000 at the 10.5MW Utgrunden offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea in Sweden.

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities

    Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has proposed an increase of the country’s planned 221km² offshore wind zone by additional 60km².

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the construction of the Northwester 2 wind farm off the Belgian coast with a loan of EUR 210 million.

  • 22 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BayWa r.e. has signed an exclusive agreement to join the existing consortium of Ideol and Elicio to prepare a joint bid for Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind tender. With this new partnership, BayWa r.e. is said to bring significant project development and asset management skills and presence in Scotland to strengthen the existing consortium established between […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Vessels

    SMST will deliver its next-generation gangway system for Groene Wind, DEME’s first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance. The gangway, the so-called Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series (TAB-L), is currently under construction and will be installed on the vessel at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey later this year. Groene Wind features a Small […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has submitted a bid to the Dutch government for the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) Site VI and as such the right to develop around 790 MW of offshore wind capacity. Located 53 kilometres from the coast, the site for a future bottom-fixed offshore wind farm covers an area of approximately 88 square kilometres […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Danish-based Muehlhan has sold its oil and gas business as the company decided to focus entirely on the renewable energy market. Muehlhan, which provides services in the offshore wind industry primarily by delivering pre-assembly work, said selling its oil and gas division supported the company’s strategy to focus its investments in sustainable and high-growth markets. […]