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  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Inocean AS has acquired all of the outstanding shares in ABB Inocean AB and has renamed the company Inocean AB.

  • 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.

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore grid operator TenneT has selected the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium to connect the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha and Beta offshore platforms to the Dutch onshore grid.

  • 7 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has installed the six-legged jacket foundation for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore substation. Sleipnir transported the jacket to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and lowered it into position over the weekend. Built by Eversendai Offshore, the jacket foundation will support the 700 MW topside […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha offshore platform has left the Eversendai Offshore shipyard in Ras al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates. The Hua Xing Long vessel is transporting the jacket foundation to the Dutch North Sea and is expected to arrive at its destination mid-August, TenneT said. There, the jacket […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]