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  • 22 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rotterdam has awarded the Dutch construction company Van Hattum & Blankevoort with a contract for work on a quay at Sif’s site at the port. The contract covers quay wall construction, marine construction works, and dredging and pumping operations, which will be carried out at the 20-hectare port area for which Sif […]

  • 4 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s underwater robot Deep Dig-It has returned to the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm to connect the HKZ Beta offshore platform to the mainland. TenneT is developing the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore grid for the connection of the 1.5 GW wind farm. Four offshore cables will be buried in the North Sea bed. For […]

  • 5 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall plans to start the first offshore construction activities on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm in the Dutch North Sea in June. This is when the first ships will sail out to deliver rocks for scour protection to the wind turbine locations. Rocks will be placed to protect the monopiles against […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    34 out of the 140 monopile foundations were installed at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands in the first installation campaign, falling short of the target set for 2021, Vattenfall said. The first offshore construction phase at the subsidy-free wind farm started in early July. The monopile foundations without transition […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has launched a tender for the supply of metocean data for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone.

  • 5 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started the offshore construction of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm in the Netherlands. The first vessel transporting foundations to the construction site departed today (5 July) from Sif’s quay in Rotterdam, where the company is manufacturing 140 TP-less monopile foundations for the country’s (and the world’s) first subsidy-free offshore wind […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has contracted Arcadis and Pondera Consult to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of an offshore grid which will deliver electricity generated at the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm zone to the Dutch grid.

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland or has invited tenders for the collection of meteorological and oceanographic data obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers to provide the metocean data by means of 2 […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is fine-tuning its production lines for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. The production of the TP-less monopile foundations for Vattenfall’s 140-turbine project is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2020, as planned, Sif Group said. The production lines will work around the clock during […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has contracted BLIX, a Utrecht-based consultancy company, to support soil investigation at the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone. The company will supervise the soil investigation works for the 4 GW wind farm zone and, together with Reynolds International, RPS Group and Wind Support, obtain offshore soil data. The consultancy and […]

  • 14 January 2020

    The nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine is being assembled at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark. The nacelle arrived in Østerild about a week ago, while the three blades were set to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled shortly after. The nacelle prototype was produced in Brande, while […]

  • 2 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German chemicals giant BASF has completed the purchase of 49.5 per cent of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm from Vattenfall, following the approval of all relevant authorities. The closing of the transaction, originally expected for the fourth quarter of 2021, was completed earlier than planned, BASF said. According to the agreement BASF and […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Boskalis informed on 20 April that the company won a contract for the transportation and installation of export cables for an offshore wind project, classifying the contract value as “significant”, which for Boskalis means it is worth between EUR 150-300 million. The company said the project for which it will install the export cable lines […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 7 January 2020

    The components of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine have started arriving in Østerild, Denmark, where they will be installed for testing. The nacelle has arrived in Østerild, while the three blades are expected to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled at the end of this week, a spokesperson from Siemens […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, has issued a letter to the House of Representatives, informing it about the opening of the SDE+ subsidy scheme for renewable energy in 2017. Through tendering processes to be launched in spring and autumn of 2017, Minister Kamp plans to make EUR 12 billion available through SDE+. SDE+ (Stimulering Duurzame Energieproductie/Encouraging […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    Van Oord has completed the pull-in of the two export cables at the Alpha platform of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind project. The two cables have now reached the recently installed six-legged jacket foundation at the Alpha offshore substation. The installation started on 22 September by pulling the cable ashore. Van Oord’s Deep Dig-It trencher […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    With the latest Dutch tender in process, we said farewell to 2017 and can now welcome 2018 with wishes for it to resume in similar manner as it is most likely to begin: with a concession contract for a project awarded at the first subsidy-free tender.  

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has awarded Fugro with a contract to supply metocean data for the Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore wind farm zone.

  • 7 February 2020

    The installation of the Siemens Gamesa prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine has been completed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark.

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The industry has been waiting for Vattenfall to give out more information on its Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 zero-subsidy bid after the company won the Dutch tender in March, especially since Ørsted – world’s leading offshore wind developer and one of the first to have unsubsidised projects in the pipeline – decided to pass on bidding to build the offshore wind farm. 

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 15 October 2020

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has, in cooperation with Van Oord, started a pilot project designed to improve biodiversity at cable intersections in the North Sea. The project will see different types of stone deposited at cable intersections to investigate which application best stimulates biodiversity. The stones will be deposited at twelve sites where the […]