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  • 10 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Deltares and HSM Offshore have updated the scour protection design for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore high-voltage substation (OHVS) platforms that connect offshore wind farms in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, the Netherlands, to the grid.

  • 30 April 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    HSM Offshore has loaded out the Borssele Alpha substation topside onto a barge at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The 700MW Borssele Alpha will collect the electricity generated by Ørsted’s Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm and feed it into the Dutch grid. The substation’s jacket foundation was installed in August 2018. The platform […]

  • 1 July 2014

    The offshore converter platform SylWin alpha was undocked at the Nordic Yards shipyard in Warnemünde last week. The 15,000 tonne yellow topside left the dock in the morning on the barge “Nordic Giant 101”: the platform – aligned diagonally across the dock – was built on the barge because SylWin, at 83 metres long and […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    The export cables for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid grid connection have been sent off from Greece to the Netherlands, according to the Dutch cable logistics company WIND, which handled the load-out. The company has been hired by Van Oord to provide subsea cable logistics for the grid connection project, for which Van Oord has been […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Authorities

      The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the subsea cable system “DolWin1” for connection of “Borkum West II”,” MEG Offshore 1″ and “Borkum Riffgrund 1” wind farms to the grid. The approval covers the installation and operation of the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the laying […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    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 of the load out of DolWin alpha: [mappress] […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Heinen & Hopman in the Netherlands has completed the installation of a major HVAC system onboard the Dolwin Alpha offshore converter platform. Designed by IV-Oil & Gas, commissioned by Tennet /ABB and built by Heerema Fabrication group, the platform is now ready to be moved to the North Sea. This challenging project involved the complete […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The second cable that will connect the Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation in the Dutch North Sea to the transformer station at Borssele has made landfall, according to TenneT. Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles, former VBMS, and NKT are in charge of supplying, delivering and installing two 61km long export cables for the Borssele Alpha […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was near the Port of Rostock where the first German commercial offshore wind farm, EnBW Baltic 1, was erected in 2010 and it also served as one of the base ports for Kriegers Flak. Although […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    KOTUG Offshore chartered the tugs AHT ISA and AHT Meander for anchor handling and towage operations of the platform JB118 from the Borwin Alpha Site to the port of Rotterdam. On January 13th, 2014 both tugs started with anchor handling operations on location. Given the unfavorable weather conditions, the tow passed Eemshaven. On January 20th […]

  • 3 September 2012

    With the dock laying of SylWin alpha, Nordic Yards has reached another milestone in the production of the offshore converter platform. In Warnemünde, the traditional ceremony – which is known as “keel laying” in the case of ships – was held in the presence of representatives of the client Siemens Energy and the end customer, […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Borssele Beta offshore transformer station onto a barge at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. To remind, HSM Offshore began the assembly of the jacket in Schiedam at the beginning of the year, The Dutch company secured a contract by TenneT TSO for the construction of the Borssele Beta […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Eversendai Offshore cut the first steel for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta offshore substation platform on 28 May. The United Arab Emirates-based company, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Eversendai Corporation Berhad, is in charge of manufacturing athe jacket foundation and accompanying piles for the platform to be installed at the Hollandse Kust Zuid […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Friesland Kabel GmbH, the specialist for marine and offshore connections in Norderstedt near Hamburg, takes over the complete delivery, including logistics for the wiring of the new offshore converter platform “SylWin Alpha”, which for the moment is manufactured by Nordic Yards in Warnemünde. Several hundred kilometers of cable must be installed for safe operation of […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and HSM Offshore will hold a load-out ceremony for the jacket foundation of the Borssele Alpha transformer station in Schiedam on 26 July.

  • 15 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The first cable that will connect the Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation in the Dutch North Sea to the transformer station at Borssele has made landfall, TenneT said. On Friday, 12 April, Boskalis started to pull in the sea cable on land and early Saturday morning the cable reached the newly built transformer station. […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT inaugurated the 700MW Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation on Thursday, 5 September. The final piece for the completion of the Borssele Alpha project was the certification provided by DNV GL, TenneT said. The Borssele Alpha will collect the electricity generated at Ørsted’s soon to be built Borssele 1 + 2 offshore […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station has been installed next to the DolWin alpha in the German part of the North Sea, according to TenneT.

  • 26 August 2013

    The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. The platform is a crucial part of DolWin1. This offshore direct current grid connection system will have a length of 165 kilometres and a capacity of 800 MW. It is planned to connect three wind farms. The platform was built at Heerema Fabrication […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The centerpiece for the transport of wind power to be produced by Windreich’s offshore wind farm MEG 1 has been successfully constructed. “With the construction of the transformer platform ‘DolWin alpha’, 13 kilometers southeast from Windreich’s  MEG 1 wind farm, we have taken a big step forward with the planned construction of the wind farm,” […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Cathelco have won contracts to supply impressed current corrosion protection (ICCP) systems for two transformer platforms, HelWin Alpha and SylWin Alpha, which are being built for Siemens Energy in Germany for offshore wind farm applications. When completed the HelWin Alpha will be positioned near Helgoland as part of the HelWin1 offshore wind farm project where […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside for the Borssele Alpha substation has departed from HSM Offshore in Schiedam towards the project site in the Dutch North Sea. The topside will travel through the Nieuwe Waterweg and Hoek van Holland where it will enter the North Sea. Upon arrival to the project site, it will be placed onto its jacket foundation, […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Grid Connection

    Dubai-based Drydocks World has held a steel-cutting ceremony for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta offshore substation topside. This is the third topside that Drydocks World will be constructing for Petrofac and end-client TenneT, and the second project for the Hollandse Kust Zuid zone. The 700 MW High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) platform will, together with […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    A consortium of SeaRenergy and N-Sea has won a contract by TenneT for modification works to the jacket foundation of the HVDC platform DolWin alpha.

  • 1 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has successfully completed six of eleven cable pull-in operations under its new ‘Tower Support Services’ package. The package, which was formed to provide clients with a clearly defined set of support services, also includes hang-off as well as termination and testing operations. John Lawton, Director from OMM, commented: “Our Tower Support […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon Offshore Services informed today, 26 October, that its platform-supply vessel (PSV) VOS Passion is currently carrying out cargo-supply operations to a converter platform located in German waters.