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  • 24 October 2017

    GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France.

  • 12 November 2017

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Cleared for Takeoff The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review. Adwen Employees Hit as Siemens Gamesa Plans Up to 6000 […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    TenneT has provisionally awarded Heijmans and Europoles with a EUR 200 million contract for the design and construction of high-voltage Wintrack pylons and foundations for the Eemshaven-Vierverlaten (Noordwest 380kV) and Borssele-Rilland (Zuidwest 380kV West) grids in the Netherlands.  The Noordwest 380kV project involves replacement of the existing high-voltage connection (220kV) between Eemshaven and Vierverlaten with […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    GE Renewable Energy has hired specialists from RTS Wind AG to work on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm, which marks the first cooperation between the two companies.

  • 2 December 2015

    The rugby world cup tournament is about to start in England as this article is being written. Just as the rugby fans will have waited 4 years for the whistle to announce the start of the first match, England versus Fiji, so the offshore wind industry has waited eagerly for the whistle to start for […]

  • 27 September 2015

    Two-Bladed Turbine to Be Tested in Eemshaven An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 6MW will be installed and tested in Eemshaven. Wind Energy Veteran Forms New Company Peter Jorgensen, former managing director of offshore services provider CWind, is investing 20+ years of renewable energy and offshore wind sector experience into his own company, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Sylwin Alpha jacket leaving Eemshaven on Eide Barge 33. The Sylwin Alpha jacket will be installed by Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov. The jacket structure is a part of the Sylwin Alpha transformer platform, which will transform and transmit up to 864 MW of energy generated by the […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Dutch holding WP Group will build a facility for its WP Offshore unit at a new location in Eemshaven in mid-2015. The contract for this was recently signed with Groningen Seaports. WP Offshore has opted for a new building at this location because of the excellent position with respect to the offshore wind farms in the North Sea, especially […]

  • 21 April 2013

    VIDEO: EWICON ‒ Bladeless Windmill ecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON (Electrostatic WIndenergy CONvertor) using technology developed by researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam from the Delft University of Technology in a consortium with Wageningen UR and commercial companies in an economy-ecology-government partnership program context. EWEA: Is German Offshore Wind Under Threat? European Wind Energy […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The walk-to-work vessel Wind Innovation is currently deployed at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany, where a wind turbine upgrade campaign is under way. During the last week of April, the vessel mobilised for the project at DHSS support base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, according to DHSS. The Wind Innovation arrived to […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Seafox 5 jack-up has arrived in Eemshaven to load the first set of wind turbine components for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm project in the German North Sea.

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy – NjordIC – has been established in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 12 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm’s logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 10 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators Energinet and TenneT have sent the first green electricity from Denmark to the Netherlands through the COBRAcable interconnector. The first electricity was sent as part of the tests prior to the commissioning of the interconnector scheduled for 7 September, Energinet said. The 700MW HVDC cable connection consists of two parallel, approximately 300km […]

  • 21 September 2015
    R&D, Technology

    An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 6MW will be installed and tested in Eemshaven. The 2B6 turbine uses two instead of three blades, which are mounted on the rear side of the turbine (downwind). The turbine is expected to power to 5,000 households within a period of 15 years. The aim of the project is to demonstrate […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Buss Terminal Eemshaven has received the first shipment of wind turbine tower sections for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project.

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Dutch and Danish Transmission System Operators (TSOs), TenneT and, plan to build a power link (interconnector) between Endrup in Denmark and Eemshaven in The Netherlands. For this purpose, the TSOs have announced a call for tenders for a submarine and underground cable system consisting of design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance. The power interconnector, […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Groningen Seaports plans to construct the west side quay of the Beatrixhaven, which will be used for purposes of the offshore wind industry. The offshore terminal, which is also referred to as Beatrixhaven Quay, Stage 5, will be used for storage of construction elements of wind turbines and a loading dock for goods. The quay […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

      Eekels (a part of TBI), a company specialised in electrical and mechanical engineering, has joined  Northern Netherlands Offshore Wind (NNOW). Offshore wind is becoming increasingly important in the production of sustainable energy. This development offers great opportunities for the business sector as there are many companies that are or would like to be active […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    On 2 February, TenneT officially opened its special cable storage facility in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, which is able to store up to 4,600 tonnes of high-voltage electricity cables. TenneT will use the facility as a storage for massive subsea cables used for connecting offshore wind farms to the onshore grid and for offshore direct-current interconnectors (DCI), like the NorNed cable […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Taillevent has started installing the first wind turbine on the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) wind farm offshore Germany. Taillevent loaded the first three sets of turbine components at Buss Terminal Eemshaven prior to transporting them to the site some 40 kilometres north of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea. […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s vessel Taillevent has installed the first turbine at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm. The 200MW TWBII wind farm will comprise 32 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines installed on monopile foundations at the site some 40km north of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea. Taillevent is loading the turbine components in sets […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Only four months after introduction of the new bulk supplied offshore grout MasterFlow 9800 from BASF, the material is being used during the installation of the offshore foundations at the 600 MW Gemini Offshore Windpark. The specialized grouting equipment of FoundOcean and BASF’s MasterFlow 9800 was mobilized at the harbor of Eemshaven. After installation of the […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first five of total 15 tower sections arrived Wednesday at the Port of Providence, where Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are setting up a new temporary facility for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island Wind Farm.  GE recently acquired Alstom’s offshore wind unit and is thus in charge of supplying the Haliade 6MW […]

  • 20 March 2016

    A2SEA Cuts to the Bone A2SEA has disclosed plans to dissolve all of its non-core business operations and focus solely on installation of foundations and turbines offshore. Technip Norge Wins Hywind Marine Operations Contract Statoil has awarded a contract for marine operations at the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to Technip Norge AS. First Veja […]

  • 7 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    This week, RWE Innogy and Essent have inaugurated two Repower 6M wind turbines in the Dutch city of Eemshaven. The turbines have each a rated power of 6.15 MW and a hub height of 114 meters. This type will also be used in the wind farm Nordsee Ost in German waters. The two on-shore installed […]