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  • 10 December 2013

    DolWin Beta’s topside was placed onto the substructure yesterday. The jacking up of DolWin Beta’s topsides started on December 5. Drydocks World lifted the 10,000-tonne topside of the platform structure to a height of 52.8 metres from the dock bottom. On Saturday, the substructure was moved in position under the topside. Aibel is designing and […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded the consortium between VBMS and NKT Cables with a contract for the installation of two 67km export cables that will connect the Borssele Beta substation, i.e. the Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farms, to the Dutch onshore grid.

  • 21 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DolWin beta high‐voltage direct current (HVDC) platform will arrive at the yard in Haugesund tonight, subject to weather conditions, Aibel announced at its social network page today.  The massive DolWin beta structure is being transported to Haugesund in Norway, where the platform will be commissioned prior to deployment in the German North Sea. With a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Aibel employees doing their job on the DolWin beta converter station.  “Small people, great effort,” says Aibel AS in a description of the photo that shows work on the DolWin beta offshore converter station outside the company’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. With a capacity of more than 900 MW, the converter station will host […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) are taking part in this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). The conference is running from 5-8 May at Reliant Park in Houston, where Heerema companies can be found at booth 2317. The company’s latest project in the offshore wind sector is the HelWin beta HVDC platform, […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Bremerhaven-based engineering specialist b.offshore has carried out Door Fan Tests on TenneT’s HelWin beta offshore converter platform in the German North Sea.

  • 14 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    On Friday, the HelWin beta jacket was completed and sailed to its offshore location in the German sector of the North Sea from the fabrication facilities of Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) in Vlissingen. Siemens’ HelWin beta jacket was successfully loaded onto the barge on March 31, after Heerema Fabrication Group undertook necessary preparations for the work. […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Grid Connection

    The Borssele Beta offshore substation topside has been installed at the project site in the Dutch North Sea. The topside sailed out from HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam at the end of March to the site but was awaiting favorable weather conditions to be installed. Borssele Beta will connect the 731.5 MW Borssele III and […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore B.V. has appointed Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. for the commissioning logistics of the Borssele Beta offshore high voltage substation. The 700MW Borssele Beta will connect the Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farm to the Dutch grid. Offshore construction on the 731.5MW project started in October 2019, with the commissioning scheduled for 2021. HSM Offshore rolled out […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    NKT’s part of the contract for Borssele Beta, won in a consortium with VBMS, is valued at approximately EUR 90 million. As reported earlier, the contract value for VBMS is approximately EUR 70 million.

  • 21 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The jacket of the HelWin beta HVDC platform has been successfully placed at its position in the German part of the North Sea, Heerema Fabrication Group informed via social media. After Heerema Fabrication Group had finished building the HelWin beta jacket at its yard in Vlissingen, the structure sailed away to its location on April […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta wind platform is well under construction at subcontractor Drydocks World in Dubai, as the 500-ton living quarters were lifted in place by a floating crane. The placing of the living quarters marks a milestone in the project, which is a collaboration between Aibel and ABB. Dolwin Beta’s height (77 meters) made the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Five vessels of Smit Lamnalco, the global marine service provider, played the key role in the unberthing and float‐over of the world’s largest high‐voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin beta, at Drydocks World ‐ Dubai. The five state of the art escort tugs, with more than a combined 450 tonnes bollard pull power provided marine […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 11 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Representatives of TenneT, Mitsubishi, ABB, Aibel and Dubai Dry Docks were present at a ceremony organized on the occasion of DolWin beta’s departure from Drydocks World. “DolWin beta is the first wind platform we have designed and built. Now that the giant is leaving its construction site, it is a milestone for Aibel,” says CEO Jan […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    HVDC topside of Siemens’ HelWin beta converter platform left Heerema Fabrication Group’s (HFG) yard in Zwijndrecht on Saturday, June 14. The topside was transported to Schiedam for the last fabrication activities. Last week, the HelWin beta topside was loaded onto the H-542 barge, operated by Heerema Marine Contractors, a sister division of Heerema Fabrication Group. […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    HSM Offshore has loaded out onto a barge the jacket foundation for the Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

  • 5 December 2013

    On Thursday 5 December, the jacking up of Dolwin Beta’s topsides started. The topsides weighs 10,000 tons. It will be jacked up more than 50 meters to be fitter on the substructure by six gigantic jacking towers Drydocks commenced the construction of the June last year. The platform will be ready for sailaway from Dubai […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Works to install the Borssele Beta export cable in the Netherlands will set TenneT back an additional EUR 50 million after contractors discovered unstable soil along the cable route. Namely, the cable installation contract TenneT signed with NKT and VBMS (now Boskalis Subsea) in 2016/2017 will now be worth EUR 210 million, instead of EUR […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore have cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station and have signed a contract for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform.