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  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens Offshore Grid Access Service has secured a contract extension with TenneT TSO for the provision of its platform supply vessel (PSV).

  • 14 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    Under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off Sylt, an East Frisian Island. SylWin alpha platform, built by Siemens, is so large and heavy that the ingenious “float-over method” has been used to lift it from a pontoon onto the already installed jacket base. This approach has been used successfully in […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Borwin Alpha platform is the first offshore installation designed to convert AC power into high voltage direct current (HVDC) for onward transmission. Built and designed by the Heerema Fabrication Group on behalf of ABB, the facility can transfer a power of 400MW at a bipolar voltage of 150kV. The converted current is carried by […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Drydocks World has signed a contract with Petrofac and end-client TenneT to construct the topside for the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Drydocks will provide production engineering, construction, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning, commissioning assistance, load-out, sea fastening and HVAC (EPC) for the 700MW topside. This is the first time such a […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Eversendai Offshore has cut the first steel for the jacket foundation destined for the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone in the Netherlands. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversendai Corporation Berhad is in charge of the engineering and fabrication of the six-legged jacket at its fabrication yard in RAK Maritime City, Ras Al Khaimah in […]

  • 26 August 2014

    ALE were contracted to perform the float-over ballasting during the 14,000t SylWin Alpha platform installation in the North Sea. ALE provided all necessary equipment and designed bespoke control and monitoring systems to perform the float-over ballasting during installation. The Sylwin Alpha was transported by the Nordic Giant 101 cargo barge from the Sylwin Alpha fabrication […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform has been transported to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and the installation process has begun, TenneT said. The jacket foundation departed from the HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam on Monday, 13 May. The jacket left the yard soon after the Borssele Alpha […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Earlier this month, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off Sylt, an East Frisian Island, under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting. SylWin alpha platform, built by Siemens, is so large and heavy that the “float-over method” has been used to lift it from a pontoon onto the already installed jacket […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: SylWin alpha platform caught on camera during nighttime, showing all of its colors. The platform is part of the SylWin1 grid connection, which transports electricity from the three wind parks: Butendiek, Dan Tysk and Sandbank to the mainland. The photo was published this morning by Siemens as its Picture of […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore have cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station and have signed a contract for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform.

  • 30 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    HSM Offshore has loaded out onto a barge the jacket foundation for the Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

  • 15 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Heerema will perform the installation by one of its newest vessels, the semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. According to the company, during the tender preparations the feasibility of the […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    Along with the news that TenneT had been confirmed as the operator of the Dutch offshore grid, the TSO reported that it had finalized the design for the offshore platforms which will be part of the connection of the planned wind farms to the onshore grid.  In the coming years, TenneT will build five identical platforms with […]

  • 24 May 2011

      Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, starts construction of the second offshore transformer platform for Siemens Energy today at its Wismar yard. The HelWin alpha platform will be built in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde and provide work for up to 450 employees over the course […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The demand for the so-called hybrid cables for converter platforms of offshore wind farms and on board vessels is ever more increasing. In addition to the conventional copper wires, the cables combine numerous other components, such as pneumatic and hydraulic hoses, flexible coaxial cables or optical waveguides. “All in one” hybrid cables are space-saving, easily […]

  • 24 December 2019

    DryDocks World has awarded Mech-Tool Engineering (MTE) with a contract to deliver fire and blast solutions to the Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha project. MTE will design, engineer, fabricate, and supply its A0 fire-rated and Non-Rated (NR) external and internal profiled wall panels for the offshore platform. MTE has recently started the fabrication of the walls […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    More than 8,000 tonnes of high voltage cables for the connection of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha offshore platform to the onshore grid arrived at the Port Rotterdam on 19 July. The cables, which Hellenic Cables sent from Greece at the beginning of July, were transported by Acta Marine’s CC Atlantique barge, chartered by […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Petrofac has won a contract by TenneT for the offshore grid connection at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone.

  • 9 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Van Oord is conducting final tests with its Deep Dig-It trencher before the installation of cables at the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore wind farm zone. Van Oord is conducting final tests with the Tracked Remotely Operated Vehicle (TROV) in the Alexiahaven harbor, the Netherlands, in preparation for the actual installation of the sea cables in […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The foundation of a large converter platform has been pulled out of the dock hall at the Wismar shipyard. Prior to this, the shipbuilding hall was completely flooded, news site informs. The next step is shipping the foundation of the “HelWin alpha” platform to the North Sea. It will be anchored to the seabed, […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    HSM Offshore has contracted Joulz Energy Solutions as subcontractor for TenneT’s 700MW Borssele Beta to be built offshore at Borssele in the south-west of the Netherlands.

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Works to install the Borssele Beta export cable in the Netherlands will set TenneT back an additional EUR 50 million after contractors discovered unstable soil along the cable route. Namely, the cable installation contract TenneT signed with NKT and VBMS (now Boskalis Subsea) in 2016/2017 will now be worth EUR 210 million, instead of EUR […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia Asset nv is looking for contractors who will undertake the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of an Offshore High Voltage Substation with jacket substructure and top structure (Alpha and/or Beta OHVS) and/or a topside modular construction of an OHVS (Alpha OHVS for an artificial island) for the project Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). […]

  • 7 December 2014

    Siemens Erects 6MW Offshore Turbine on Land Siemens has installed two of its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site in Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven. Van Oord Acquires Ballast Nedam Offshore Activities Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded a contract to the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore for the construction of offshore transformer stations required to link up the wind farms to be built offshore at Borssele in the south-west of the Netherlands. The contract concerns the offshore platform for the Borssele Alpha wind farm zone. […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects, including for the offshore wind industry, has received a further order from Siemens Energy to build a self-erecting offshore HVDC converter platform. Work will start from May 2, 2012 on the SylWin alpha platform, which has the construction number 210 and consists of two […]