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  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has called on the government in the Netherlands to increase its target for installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 to 20 gigawatts, Reuters reports.

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives of the Netherlands will today vote on a proposal to add new offshore wind farm zones and raise the country’s goal of having 4.45GW of offshore wind generation capacity commissioned by 2023.

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Oil & Gas Giant Bids to Build Dutch Offshore Wind Farms Following recent media reports that Shell, one of the biggest oil and gas companies, will take part in Dutch tender for Borssele I and II offshore wind sites as part of a consortium also comprising Eneco and Van Oord, the move was confirmed this afternoon […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has opened a tender to build and operate offshore wind farms without subsidies at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV zones in the Dutch North Sea. The application period opened on 1 March and will run until 5 pm local time on Thursday, 14 March 2019. After the closure of […]

  • 26 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Umoe Ventus Sinks After Catching Fire off Langeland The Wave Craft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Ventus sank yesterday after catching fire off Langeland, while en route to Bagenkop, according to local media and the police. German Offshore Wind Farms Over 6 Times Busier in 2015 Germany’s offshore wind farms have generated 1.3% of the overall […]

  • 26 October 2018

    Dutch energy major Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member.

  • 28 March 2017
    Vessels

    Van Oord has signed a contract for modification of its offshore installation vessel Aeolus with Damen Shiprepair at Schiedam.

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has awarded BLIX, together with its partners Reynolds International, Wind Support, RPS, Periplus and Marine Geological Advice, with a contract for expert support for soil investigations for the offshore wind farm zone Hollandse Kust (West).

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s offshore wind business unit posted record revenue of EUR 706 million in 2018, a 75.2% increase compared to the revenue of EUR 403 million reported in 2017. The increase was attributed to a simultaneous start of four major offshore wind projects: Deutsche Bucht in Germany, Norther in Belgium, East Anglia ONE in the UK, […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Norfolk-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) specialist Ordtek has won contracts to support Ørsted on offshore wind farm projects in the United States and Taiwan. Ordtek will be supporting Ørsted on two offshore wind farms to be developed off the US east coast, Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind, as well as on the Formosa 1 and […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Three Offshore Wind Projects Secure Contracts for Difference as Strike Prices Go Down The UK government has awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the second round of auctions with strike prices going as low as GBP 57.50/MWh for projects scheduled for commissioning in 2022/23. North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium […]

  • 5 October 2014

    Alstom Taking Big Offshore Wind Steps (Interview Part 1) At the WindEnergy event held last week in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with its latest technology development and expansion of its offshore wind […]

  • 2 May 2016

    World’s Largest OW Jack-Up Vessel Installs World’s Heaviest Monopile at Veja Mate OWF Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind brought the most revenue to Van Oord in 2020, surpassing for the first time the company’s Dredging business. Van Oord recorded EUR 632 million in revenue at its Offshore Wind business in 2020, a 10.7 per cent increase compared to EUR 571 million reported in 2019. The division’s operational results increased sharply, […]

  • 21 March 2017

    Van Oord reported a decline in its 2016 revenue and net profit amid challenging dredging and offshore oil & gas markets. However, same as other similar companies, Van Oord said it sees opportunities for growth in the offshore wind sector.

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind generated a net profit of EUR 26 million and secured an order intake of 3,180MW in 2018. 2018 was the first year in which MHI Vestas generated a positive net profit on a stand-alone basis since the launch of the joint venture by Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 2014, highlighting […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has invited tenders for provision and installation of high voltage alternating current (HVAC) cables that will connect the three offshore substations at the 1.4GW Hollandse Kust (zuid) and the 700MW Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm zones to the mainland grid.

  • 17 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute), and Whiffle, a Delft University of Technology spin-off, are releasing the new Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas on Thursday, 17 January. The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) is said to include an unprecedented level of detail where the wind is mapped up-to 600m in height and […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has signed multiyear agreements with three consortia for the delivery of eleven 2 GW grid connections in the North Sea that will connect German and Dutch offshore wind farms to their respective grids on land. Under the eleven contracts – worth EUR 23 billion in total – Hitachi […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch offshore specialist Van Oord reported EUR 403 million revenue coming from offshore wind activities in 2017, a 2.3% increase compared to EUR 394 million revenue recorded in 2016.

  • 1 July 2021
    Vessels

    The service operations vessel (SOV) Esvagt Alba, which Havyard delivered to Esvagt a week ago, arrived in Fraserburgh, Scotland, on 1 July for final marine surveys before commencing work at the Moray East offshore wind farm, which will feature 100 Vestas turbines. Esvagt Alba is the second of three purpose-built SOVs that Esvagt has built […]

  • 19 July 2016

    Investing in a package containing offshore wind, sun and bioheat is almost EUR 1 billion cheaper for Dutch consumers than biomass co-firing, according to a report commissioned by Nature & Environment (Natuur & Milieu) and Eneco, which called on the Dutch government for an additional 700MW of offshore wind farms to replace the co-firing of biomass in […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease sale in Massachusetts, due to take place this fall, according to Bloomberg Environment. 

  • 15 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. The agreements relate to the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between Vattenfall’s wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore […]

  • 8 March 2013

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has elected Andrew Garrad as its new President. Garrad joined the wind energy industry in 1979 and was President and later Chairman of GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest independent renewable energy consultancy, with 1,000 employees in 27 countries devoted to renewable energy. Garrad built his first wind turbine […]

  • 12 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore substation has been installed off the northern coast of the Netherlands, TenneT said. The topside for this 700 MW offshore substation is scheduled to be installed in May 2022, the transmission system operator said. After departing from the port of Vlissingen, the jacket arrived at its […]