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  • 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.

  • 29 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics has completed the first supply trip to the Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation in the Dutch North Sea. Rhenus, which completed the first trip on 23 April, is providing all logistics services that are required for the project, including the supply trips, handling at the port, customs clearance and waste disposal. The […]

  • 15 August 2010
    Technology

    Palfinger has supplied 24 cranes for alpha ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm. A platform and nacelle crane on each wind turbine… (cranestodaymagazine) [mappress] Source: cranestodaymagazine, August 15, 2010;

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Leading manufacturer of major maritime projects, Nordic Yards, has signed a contract to construct an offshore transformer platform. The client, Alstom, with whom Nordic Yards will be working for the first time, was awarded the tender by transmission grid operator TenneT Offshore GmbH. DolWin gamma is the fourth HVDC transformer platform (High Voltage Direct Current) […]

  • 1 September 2013

    VIDEO: DolWin Alpha Installation  The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. Siemens Successfully Installs HelWin1 Platform (Germany)   Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. UK: Samsung’s 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches NAREC’s […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore BV has rolled out the topside for the Borssele Beta offshore high voltage substation at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. Once completed in 2020, the 700MW Borssele Beta will connect the 731.5MW Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm to the Dutch grid. The offshore construction on the wind farm started in October […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha. The cable will link […]

  • 20 March 2015
    R&D

    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) is starting up an extensive offshore measurement campaign at the German research platform FINO1 close to Alpha Ventus wind farm. The campaign will take place from May 2015 to June 2016, and is carried out by CMR and UIB in close cooperation with the other NORCOWE partners, FuE-Zentrum […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    On May 18, the topsides of the DolWin alpha converter platform was loaded out from Heerema’s Zwijndrecht fabrication yard at the Drechthaven, located on the river the Oude Maas. This operation marks the start of a journey that the platform will make via Schiedam to its final offshore destination, the DolWin area in German North […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.

  • 21 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    In October, Australian company Gap Explosive Ordnance Detection (EOD) will deliver a new system for detection of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to Boskalis, recently contracted together with Fugro to survey and identify UXO along the cable routes for the planned grid connection between TenneT’s two offshore platforms and its high-voltage substation onshore.

  • 22 September 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Dutch engineering and fabrication company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) was already a well known player in the oil & gas industry, when around five years ago, the offshore wind industry was just really setting off. Then HFG was asked whether they could build some small platforms for this new industry. With the company’s vast experience […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Bow Terminal had their first load out of  jacket piles for the project Sylwin last Monday. The 106-meter jacket piles were built at the Nordic Yards, where the top side and platform of the substation was built. Last year, Seaway Heavy Lifting won a contract to transport and install the Sylwin Alpha jacket and transmission […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside for the Borssele Alpha substation will set sail from HSM Offshore towards the project site on Friday, 10 May, according to TenneT. The topside will begin its journey from HSM Offshore’s site in Schiedam at around 7:30 a.m. local time and will travel via the Nieuwe Waterweg and Hoek van Holland where it will […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO has issued a tender seeking a certifying authority for the Hollandse Kust Noord, Hollandse Kust West Alpha and Hollandse Kust West Beta platforms. The tender concerns the certification of the three platforms, each comprising a 700MW AC offshore substation, primary for the execution phase of the project. TenneT said it has, in-house, developed a […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Trianel has produced first power from its 200MW Borkum West offshore wind farm located in the North Sea. The first turbine was commissioned on Sunday and is now undergoing trial operation. “After the permanent power connection was successfully established by the substation DolWin Alpha in December, the first plant is now in trial operation,” said […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The self-elevating platform JB-117 has been deployed on the DolWin 3 project  in Germany to provide crane support and accommodation services during the float over, installation, hook up and commission of the DolWin gamma converter station topside. Offshore Marine Contractors were appointed by Jack-Up Barge to provide assistance with the mobilisation of JB-117.

  • 29 August 2019
    R&D

    German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is looking for an operator for the FINO 1 research platform in the German North Sea. BMWi is extending the operational life of the FINO1 platform until 31 July 2023, with an optional one-year extension. The future operator must ensure the continuous and trouble-free operation as well […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Vessels

    Chevalier Floatels informed today that it had executed three logistics contracts for TenneT this summer, after being chosen by Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) on behalf of the transmission system operator (TSO) to support scheduled summer campaigns in Germany. The company’s recently upgraded vessels, DP Gezina and DP Galyna, were employed to provide accommodation and transfer for TenneT’s personnel […]

  • 2 March 2016

    6 Alpha Associates (6 Alpha) has launched a dedicated explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) division. According to the company, increasing demand from major UK construction and infrastructure development firms for a more strategic approach to the growing challenge of managing unexploded ordnance (UXO) risks led to the decision to invest in the specialist team and survey equipment […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    PFISTERER, an energy transmission and distribution specialist, has started the onshore work for equipping the DolWin gamma converter station.  The 900MW DolWin gamma converter platform is currently being constructed as the third link within the DolWin wind farm cluster. PFISTERER is in charge of laying all high-voltage and medium-voltage cables, both within the platform and over the […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded RPS Energy Ltd with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers six offshore wind zones, the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, […]

  • 10 March 2013

    IREC and EWE OSS will exchange technological information, train engineers and cooperate technically on the ZEFIR project The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has signed an agreement with EWE Offshore Services & Solutions GmbH, the company that is co-owner and operating ALPHA VENTUS, the first test platform for 5 MW offshore wind turbines, located […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch offshore grid operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a call for competition for the construction, transport and installation of an offshore platform for a Hollandse Kust offshore wind zone.

  • 6 July 2014

    MHI Vestas Invites Suppliers MVOW has now launched a new website which includes a supplier gateway which allows companies to submit their details online to request to become a supplier to MVOW. Sif Group Expands Its Production Capacity, Manufactures Supersize Monopiles In the future, the length and the diameters of the monopiles will continue to […]