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  • 16 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Two jacket foundations for the offshore substations to be installed at the Gemini wind farm site are on their way, the developer reported via social media.  A joint venture between Cofely Fabricom, CG and Iemants, is in charge of the two offshore substations and one onshore station for the project. Each offshore station will be linked to the onshore one by a […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Turbine Transfers has supplied a further vessel to support E.On at the Robin Rigg Wind Farm in the Solway Firth. The company’s 19m CTV ABERDARON BAY is the fifth Turbine Transfer vessel now working at the site. Meanwhile, in the Netherlands, Turbine Transfers has commenced work for Van Oord on project Gemini, one of the […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Van Oord’s cable laying vessel, Nexus, arrived to Velsen-Noord to load export cables for Gemini offshore wind farm. The loading operation was conducted by the Dutch company WIND AG at MEO terminal. Delivered by Damen in December last year, the 126-metre vessel is the youngest in service. The export cable, which will transfer the electricity […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power has installed the first monopile at the 600MW Gemini wind farm offshore Dutch coast. The job was completed by Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, which is install a total of 150 foundations together with Pacific Osprey of Swire Blue Ocean. Located 85 kilometers off the coast of Groningen the project will feature Siemens 4MW […]

  • 1 July 2015

    SeaPlanner, provider of the marine monitoring and management solution, has been confirmed as the proprietary software for the Gemini offshore wind farm operated by Van Oord. SeaPlanner has been live on the project since the beginning of 2015 and has been selected for its Induction Manager, Personnel Manager and Operations Manager modules on the Netherlands […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Gemini offshore wind farm has agreed a contract to become the first commercial users of Windnova, a new project management software, designed specifically for the offshore wind sector. The web-based software, developed by Windnova S.L, monitors and controls activities associated with the development and operation of offshore wind farms. The development team at Windnova claims […]

  • 18 June 2015

    DEME and Windreich have formed a new joint venture for the development of Merkur Offshore offshore wind project, formerly known as MEG I. “Today’s announcement underlines our confidence in this project”, noted Alain Bernard, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the DEME group. “We are very pleased with the progress made to date, and look […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up barge WaveWalker 1 has been deployed to work on Gemini wind energy project offshore Eemshaven. To be able to run the Gemini offshore wind farm two export cables have to be run under two existing submarine cables. Due to strong currents and very shallow water depths at the location WaveWalker 1 was selected […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has published its annual report for 2014, which was an exceptional year for the company, according to CEO Pieter Van Oord. Van Oord said: “The year was special because for the first time in our history, our turnover broke the two billion euro barrier. It was also special because we achieved a breakthrough in […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has been awarded the contract to grout the 150 monopile foundations for the 600MW Gemini Offshore Wind Farm, on behalf of main contractor Van Oord. The project will be the first to use MasterFlow 9800, a new material jointly developed by FoundOcean and BASF. The grouting work will take place in June 2015. FoundOcean […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The port of Eemshaven, on the mouth of the Eems River estuary, is a vast area in the North East of the Netherlands with a huge potential for development. This potential has been recently recognised by Google who have chosen the area to invest hundreds of millions of Euros in building their new data storage […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Uptime International has entered into contract with Ulstein Verft AS for delivery of two active motion compensated gangways. The walk to work systems will be mounted during first half of 2016 on two new built wind turbine service operation vessels (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte and their affiliate Windea Offshore. This is the first dedicated […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has awarded Vos Prodect Innovations with a contract for the design and supply of cable protection systems for the Gemini offshore wind project. This is the first project where Vos Prodect will utilize its recently developed Monopile Entry System (Pro-MES). The Pro-MES system will be installed into the J-tubeless foundations of Gemini offshore […]

  • 26 February 2015

    Palfinger Marine is to supply 150 cranes for the Dutch 600MW offshore wind farm, Gemini. The wind farm will be equipped with PF6000 an electric fixed boom cranes already features at Anholt and GodeWind I & II wind farms. “With PALFINGER manufacturing knowhow and its reliable, well-proven product, we have now a perfect support for our innovative service concept” […]

  • 28 January 2015

    VBMS will assist Van Oord with the export cable installation for the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea, the cabling specialist company announced today. Arno van Poppel, the company’s CEO, said: “After our successful cooperation for the Eneco Luchterduinen OWF last year, we are very pleased to install this export […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Avantha Group Company CG has been awarded a contract from the Belgian offshore wind farm operator Northwind to provide operation and maintenance services for the 216 MW wind farm offshore substation on the Lodewijk bank, 40 km off the Belgian coast. This prestigious order follows a previous contract won by CG at the Northwind offshore […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be integrated into Van Oord’s Offshore Wind Projects business unit. The acquisition will […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Activities are in progress on the 100km export cable route for the 600MW Gemini wind farm project, located 85km from the coast of Groningen. Gemini will have 2 export cables that will connect two offshore substations to the eventual land fall at the Dutch port of Eemshaven. Despite delays caused by the weather the Fugro […]

  • 29 October 2014

    The short video below reveals how the Gemini offshore wind farm contributes to the Dutch sustainability targets.  Van Oord, Dutch-based contractor operating around the world in dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), is working on Gemini, one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. In the video, Van Oord’s CEO Arjan van […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean A/S has signed a key contract with an EPCI contractor, Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects bv and will provide a wind farm installation vessel to work together with Van Oord’s own wind farm transport and installation vessel Aeolus on the installation of the 150 foundations and wind turbine generators on the Gemini […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    RentOcean, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Oceanteam Shipping ASA, has been awarded a contract to supply Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects BV a 3000t demountable onshore turntable system and accompanying equipment for a long-term storage project. The turntable and additional equipment will be used for storage of cables at Eemshaven, The Netherlands for the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

     A group of banks led by ING and Rabobank in the role of structuring banks acted as financiers of the Westermeerwind wind farm in the Noordoostpolder that reached financial close. In addition to ING and Rabobank, ASN Bank and Triodos Bank were also is involved and Danish export credit agency EKF guarantees part of the financing. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Within the scope of certification for the Gemini 600 MW offshore wind farm, TÜV SÜD has successfully completed the design assessment for the wind farm and the certification of two sub-stations. Gemini is located in the Dutch exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the North Sea, around 85 kilometres off the coast north of the province […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Euskalforging has won a contract to supply 48 Ø 5.000mm MP flanges for the Dutch Westermeerwind offshore wind park. Euskalforging confirms its technical leadership as the flanges are manufactured in a particular steel grade that incorporates a specific chemical analysis that facilitates the weldability together with higher mechanical properties. Detailed information at that stage is kept […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    BOW Terminal announced working on the Gemini offshore wind farm project. A 600MW fully consented offshore wind farm, to be located 55 kilometers north of the island of Schiermonnikoog in the Dutch North Sea. BOW Terminal is responsible for storage and load transfers of 75 pile foundations. The BOW Terminal in Vlissingen is excellently located […]