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  • 27 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) announced that it has signed Fabricom (part of the GDF Suez operation) as its exclusive agent for Marine product sales in Belgium. The agreement covers the broad range of Marine products, including TRIAXYS, WatchMate, WatchKeeper, and 3 Metre buoys, along with Port and Ship Sentinel. Marine Systems Manager Don Bryan commented: […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first foundation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME is picking up the monopile foundations at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam and is in charge of installing all 58 pieces at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend. The company is also responsible for […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the Deutsche Bucht substation was shipped out from the Damen Shiprepair yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, to the installation site in the German North Sea on 19 March. The 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm will comprise of 33 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines installed on 31 monopile foundations and two mono […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will grant EUR 333 million to finance the Northwind offshore wind power plant. The financial close, which was announced yesterday, will cover the construction and operation of a 216 MW offshore wind farm to be built on a sandbank located 37 km from the port of Ostend on the Belgian coast. This new […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore and Hellenic Cables have completed the testing and energization of the export cable connections at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME said it is currently carrying out the inter-array cable installation and preparing for the turbine installation campaign, set to begin in mid-June. “Another important milestone for the SeaMade offshore wind […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Belgium’s support of a maximum of EUR 3.5 billion for three offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 9 December 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 2 to 9 December 2018.

  • 5 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based JDR Cables has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to provide inter-array cables and accessories for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. JDR, part of the TFKable Group, will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories, including repair joints and connectors. […]

  • 22 April 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the first foundation structures marks the start of works to extend the Thornton Bank wind farm, located off the Belgian coast. In recent weeks, the underwater area has been prepared. Now works are starting to drive the first steel piles into the sea bed. Each pile is about 40 metres long, and four […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has arrived at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam to load the first monopiles for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME is in charge of installing the 58 foundations, as well as the turbines, inter-array cables, export cables and two offshore substations. Sif won a contract at the end of […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The European Commission has approved certificates scheme for renewable electricity implemented in Flanders, Belgium, saying that the scheme is in line with EU State aid rules.

  • 26 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two turbine towers destined for the SeaMade offshore wind project have arrived at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to Otary, the first six tower parts arrived in Belgium on 24 March from the port of Aviles in Spain onboard the special purpose vessel Rotra Vente. Over the coming months, Rotra Vente and […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Federal Parliament of Belgium has proposed a target of 4GW of total installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 in the draft of the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). The draft of the NECP was presented on a workshop that the Federal Parliament organized with EUFORES (the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources) on 5 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India and Belgium have discussed to enhance their cooperation in renewable energy at a bilateral meeting between Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Government of India and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium. Dr. Abdullah briefed the visiting delegation on the energy situation in India and the rapid growth of the […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia, the Belgian electricity transmission system operator, and the UK National Grid will today sign a joint venture agreement to move ahead with the Nemo Link- the first electricity interconnector between the two countries. The interconnector, able to provide 1000 MW of capacity, will run 140 kilometres between Richborough on the Kent coast and Herdersbrug, […]

  • 5 September 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The offshore company Eldepasco chooses Vestas Offshore A/S as its preferred negotiating partner for the delivery and maintenance of wind turbines for the third offshore wind farm in the Belgian sector of the North Sea. With this move, it takes a significant step towards realizing the project. If, before long, the financing too can be […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco has concluded a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium.

  • 19 March 2015

    Always wanted to know how a transition piece for an offshore wind turbine is fabricated? The Belgium-based steel construction specialist, Smulders Group, gives us an insight into the whole process from planning to the finished product. The Smulders Group is an international organization with a total of approximately 800 employees spread over 4 main entities: […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Wind Power CEO to Head Siemens-Gamesa Offshore Business Markus Tacke, previously CEO of Siemens Wind Power, will head the Offshore business at the new company established by Siemens and Gamesa – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. GE Rolls Out First Merkur OWF Nacelle The first out of the total of 66 GE Haliade 6MW nacelles […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgium’s Elia Asset N.V. has awarded compatriot G‐tec with a contract to carry out seabed surveying and sea soil sampling on the east coast of Belgium for submarine power cables and an offshore platform which will form part of the proposed Modular Offshore Grid.  Along with the survey design and planning, the work includes marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norther N.V. has shared a video showing the transformers being lifted into the Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) for the Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 9 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Elia and 50Hertz Transmission have issued a tender seeking a UXO expert for offshore platforms in Belgium and Germany. In Phase 1, the contractor will provide a desktop study and a presentation of results on a UXO risk workshop with the client. The selected party will then in phase two provide consultancy service to the […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media.

  • 25 November 2011

    Elia’s Board of Directors  approved the appointment of Jacques Vandermeiren as the future CEO and Chairman of Elia’s Executive Committee. He will assume his new positions in the second half of 2012. Speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Luc Van Nevel thanked Daniel Dobbeni for all the work he did as part […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s cable laying vessel Living Stone has departed Greece carrying the export cables for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Living Stone loaded the export cables with a combined length of around 28 kilometres at Hellenic Cables’ facility in Soussaki. The vessel is currently en route to Vlissingen, the Netherlands. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Nemo Link Limited has welcomed Ofgem’s decision on regulatory regime for the proposed Nemo Link interconnector between UK and Belgium. The project is being jointly developed by UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian transmission system operator and would be the first electricity link between the two countries. Alan Foster, European Business Development Director, […]