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  • 16 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    US-based Aeolus Energy has signed an agreement with Norway’s Ulstein Design & Solutions, B.V. to design a Service Operations Vessel (SOV).

  • 7 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s newly upgraded offshore installation vessel Aeolus has started installing monopile foundations on the 370MW Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 28 February 2018
    Vessels

    Heerema’s vessel Thialf installed the new 1,600-tonne Huisman crane onboard Van Oord’s Aeolus today (28 February), making the vessel ready to handle the latest generation of foundations and turbines for offshore wind projects. 

  • 8 April 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, Van Oord’s transportation and installation vessel Aeolus placed the first wind turbine at Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. In the next few weeks, remaining 42 turbines will be installed and the wind farm is scheduled to be operational in August. Components of the wind turbines (tower, nacelle, rotor blades) have been brought from different manufacturing sites to […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has shared a video of the company’s heavy lift vessels – Aeolus and Svanen – installing the 87 foundations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 10 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has wrapped up sea trials off the North Holland coast, marking the completion of the modification campaign that commenced in 2017. Now, the vessel is ready to start working on the Norther offshore wind farm. 

  • 19 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Following the installation of its 1,600-tonne crane onboard Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus, Huisman has shared a video showing a summary of the works.

  • 20 June 2014

    German-built vessel, Aeolus will be christened tomorrow in Rotterdam. Measuring 139 m in length, 38 m in the beam, and with a design draught of 5.7 m, the Aeolus is fitted with a crane capable of lifting 990 tonnes. The vessel is already completely occupied for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Its first job is Luchterduinen […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany, is working to complete the offshore installation jack-up vessel Aeolus for Van Oord. The shipyard has until July to get the newbuild ready for sea. Since the beginning of January and at the request of Van Oord, Lloyd Werft craftsmen have helped Sietas to complete the building of Aeolus. However, […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Vessels

    On 12 February, offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus left the Port of Esbjerg for the Gemini offshore wind farm, carrying six turbines to be installed at the site.  According to vessel’s AIS, the Aeolus has reached its destination, and is now in the company of Havila Phoenix and Acta Orion, which are also working at the site. The last of 150 […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus has been outfitted with an aluminium helideck from Bayards Aluminium Constructions, as part of the modification of the vessel that started last year.

  • 5 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All of Norther wind farm’s 44 turbines are expected to be installed in the Belgian North Sea by late April, Van Oord, the project’s Balance of Plant contractor, said. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started installing the first batch of MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines at the site some 23 kilometres offshore Zeebrugge over the […]

  • 29 June 2014

    Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation  Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice. VIDEO: Aeolus at Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm (Animation)  German-built vessel, Aeolus will be christened tomorrow in Rotterdam. Samsung Keeps Offshore Wind Activities  South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has won the KVNR Shipping Award. On 6 November, this prize was presented during the Maritime Awards Gala. This gala is also the official start of the Maritime Week, which showcases the maritime sector. The Shipping Award is an initiative of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) to […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus is currently docked alongside Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam facility, where Huisman is preparing the vessel for the installation of a new 1,600t crane, after Aeolus has been fitted with a stronger, broader deck.

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Last week, all 150 wind turbines at the Gemini offshore wind farm produced power simultaneously. “Testing and final works will be continued, to ensure the wind park is completed on time in Q1/2 2017,” the project team said on their media pages. Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus installed the last of the 150 4MW Siemens […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Technology

    Mammoet, specialized in Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport, is currently employing its Liebherr LR13000, the biggest crawler crane in the world, to install four platform legs on Van Oord’s newest wind turbine installation vessel, the Aeolus. In 12 days the giant crane has been assembled at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany. The first of the […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    On August 31, a ferry from DFDS, which commutes between IJmuiden and Newcastle, had a special day-trip to Dutch wind farms. The highlight was the visit to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, currently under construction, where at the Aeolus was busy driving the tenth foundation pile into the seabed.This is the first time that […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of 36 out of 44 turbines at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. The vessel began installing the first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines at the site some 23km offshore Zeebrugge at the beginning of February. The 370MW offshore wind farm delivered first power to the Belgian grid at the […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the 100th turbine at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands. The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six turbines from the port of Esbjerg and installed them at the site some 85 kilometres north of […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. UK Signs FID Contracts for Five Offshore Wind Projects The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up Aeolus has sailed away from the Port of Rotterdam with the first load of monopiles for the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Aeolus arrived at the Sif terminal on Maasvlakte 2 to load the first monopiles last week. Located some 22 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland, Borssele III & IV […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of 40 out of 44 turbines at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. According to project developer Norther NV, the 40th turbine was installed yesterday morning, with the last load ahead. Aeolus began installing the first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines at the site some 23km offshore Zeebrugge at the beginning of […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch maritime contractor Van Oord installed the 50th turbine at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands over the last weekend, according to Gemini Windpark.  The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six turbines from the […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Van Oord has appointed the Esbjerg-based Niels Winther Maritime to serve as an agent for the wind farm installation vessel Aeolus over the summer. Aeolus will be working out of the Port of Esbjerg over the summer, loading turbine components for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project and then transporting and installing them in the German […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Last Friday saw a completion of the 240-hour test phase of the first of 43 wind turbines at offshore wind park Eneco Luchterduinen. This means that the wind park is now generating green energy for the Dutch grid. According to Van Oord, the installation of the wind turbines is progressing well with offshore installation vessel Aeolus […]