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  • 26 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DNV GL has been contracted by Transmission System Operator TenneT to deliver the complete project certification for two offshore substations (OSS) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 1 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Port Authority of Antwerp has filed an appeal to the Dutch Council of State against a proposed export cable route for Borssele offshore wind farms. The proposed cable route, identified as the 4B route, holds a security risk for maritime traffic to and from Antwerp since the cable is in the busiest area of the Westerschelde, and […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects, has vacancies for well-trained and qualified skilled staff, particularly but not exclusively in the field of engineering, to work on projects such as the order placed in February by Siemens Energy for a third offshore HVDC platform. Personnel are required to work in particular […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Vessels

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has contracted Seaproof Solutions to supply its export cable protection systems (CPS) for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm and Trianel Windpark Borkum II.

  • 28 June 2019
    Vessels

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), has completed its sea trials and crane load tests. During the trials, Sleipnir reached a speed of 12.2kn, approximately 22.6km/h when fully deploying all eight thrusters, therefore reducing the transit time to projects, Heerema said. The vessel’s two 10,000t revolving cranes were also put to the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    TSO TenneT and DONG Energy have signed a grid connection agreement for the  Borssele 1 & 2 wind farm off the coast of the Dutch province Zeeland.

  • 25 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed a marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm. The 13-month project involved surveying the cable route for explosive remnants of war (ERW), including munitions dumped at sea after conflict, and investigating potential targets. TenneT received their final […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Vessels

    Sembcorp Marine has christened Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) at its Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Sleipnir, named after the Norse God Odin’s eight-legged stallion, will soon leave for sea trials after which it will be delivered to Heerema. According to Sembcorp, two large cranes capable together lifting up to a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch offshore inspection services provider, Bluestream Offshore, has carried out extensive inspection work on three TenneT’s HVDC platforms in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin Alpha, DolWin Alpha and DolWin Beta.

  • 5 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Offshore Grid Access Service has performed subsea and drone inspections for TenneT TSO at six offshore converter platforms in the German North Sea.

  • 27 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    Petrofac and TenneT have confirmed the award of the contract to build the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore grid connection Beta HVAC substation in the Dutch North Sea. This follows the award of the contract for HKZ platform Alpha in July 2018 and subsequent confirmation of HKZ platform Beta option. A total of eight 700MW […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Grid Connection

    Construction starts on the SylWin alpha offshore transformer platform at Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects for the offshore wind and other industries. The first steel blank cut was made in the presence of representatives of the client, Siemens Energy, and the end customer, TenneT, at the Rostock-Warnemünde yard.  SylWin […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Technology

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, brings the HelWin alpha offshore platform to dock at its Wismar yard. The self-erecting transformer platform is being built for Siemens Energy in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde. The HelWin alpha is almost identical in design to the BorWin beta offshore […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore has completed the structural and subsea inspections on Siemens HVDC platforms in Germany, owned by TenneT.

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Iv-Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract to execute the engineering, prefabrication and offshore installation of new cable support structures for the DolWin alpha offshore HVDC converter platform. The platform, designed by Iv-Oil & Gas, is installed in a water depth of 27 metres, approximately 60 kilometres off the German coast and will be bridge-linked to […]

  • 26 May 2013

    VIDEO: Load Out of DolWin Alpha Converter Platform The load out of DolWin alpha marks the start of a journey that the platform will make to its final offshore destination, the DolWin area in German North Sea. This operation was performed at the Heerema’s Zwijndrecht fabrication yard at the Drechthaven. The following is a video […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore has commenced the assembly of the jacket foundation for the Borssele Beta offshore transformer station at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The Dutch company secured a contract by TenneT TSO for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform in September 2017, after it had cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha transformer station. HSM […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Van Oord-Cablel Hellenic Cables consortium has awarded First Subsea with a contract to supply a cable protection system (CPS) for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) export cables, and a cross over protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid). Under the contract, First Subsea will engineer, test, and supply a CPS for the protection of […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Massive offshore platforms, which convert and transmit power from offshore wind farms, got a leading role in Siemens’ latest video called Giants of the North Sea. HelWin alpha, BorWin beta and SylWin alpha transformer platforms are built at Nordic Yards’ facilities in Wismar and Warnemünde. These structures are approximately high as a 10-story house, large as […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands commission for environmental assessment has issued a positive recommendation on the Environmental Impact Report of the Hollandse Kust (noord) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) grid connections. Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, provided the EIR and the necessary studies. The Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm will be located about 18.5 kilometers offshore. The Hollandse […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sylwin Alpha jacket leaving Eemshaven on Eide Barge 33. The Sylwin Alpha jacket will be installed by Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov. The jacket structure is a part of the Sylwin Alpha transformer platform, which will transform and transmit up to 864 MW of energy generated by the […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The France-headquartered Vallourec is supplying structural tubes for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore transformer stations in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 18 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore services provider NDE Offshore has completed annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three HVDC platforms in the German North Sea for Siemens Transmission.

  • 20 April 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore service provider NDE Offshore has started annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three HVDC platforms in the German North Sea for Siemens Transmission.