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  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Group, Shell and Quadran Energies Marines are entering an industrial partnership that will build the Dunkirk offshore wind farm in France if their offer at the recently announced tender is selected as the winning one.

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Moulins de Flandre consortium bidding to develop the Dunkirk offshore wind farm in France has signed an agreement with crowdfunding platform Enerfip to set up a financing campaign in case its offer wins the tender. The aim of the crowdfunding campaign is to allow locals in Dunkirk and Hauts-de-France interested in clean energy to support the planned offshore wind project, […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s new multi-purpose vessel Living Stone was launched yesterday at the LaNaval shipyard in Spain by Sarah Tommelein, wife of Bart Tommelein, Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Energy. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2017 and will head to its first project at the Merkur offshore wind farm […]

  • 9 November 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) have designed and patented a floating platform for offshore wind turbines that can reduce energy costs to 12 euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) through a more efficient design and cheaper building materials. Researchers Climent Molins and Alexis Campos, […]

  • 12 September 2011

    With this move, PMV is supporting DEME’s initiatives in the area of blue energy and clean technology. DEME has been working on green projects for quite some time. In the past decade, for instance, the group created Deme Environmental Contractors (DEC) in partnership with the ‘Vlaamse Milieuholding’ (Flemish Environmental Holding). DEC specialises in the decontamination […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Flemish government and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia have jointly proposed plans for Ventilus, a new high-voltage project in West Flanders to connect additional offshore wind capacity. Wind energy is Belgium’s biggest source of renewable generation (8% of the total energy mix) and there are specific plans to expand wind capacity with a second […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Vessels

    Her Majesty the Queen of Belgium christened the new offshore installation vessel of the Jan De Nul Group today. The vessel, named Vole au Vent, was christened in the Port of Ostend – the base port of Jan de Nul’s team for the Nobelwind (Bligh Bank Phase 2) project – in the presence of the family and employees of […]

  • 9 February 2012

    PMV-TINA is investing 18.7 million euros in High Wind nv via a combination of equity participation and a deferred loan. High Wind nv is a consortium made up of GeoSea nv (DEME Group), Alstom, Iemants, G&G International, SBE and Egemin and is supported by Sirris. High Wind nv is developing a new installation technique for […]

  • 25 March 2013

    On the 19th of March, Flanders Maritime Cluster organised the first edition of “Belgian Offshore Wind Suppliers”. The goal of this B2B event was to enhance the connection between the offshore wind companies and the more traditional local businesses. The plenary sessions by Kristof Verlinden (Production Manager Belwind) and Benjamin Colbrandt (Operations Manager C-Power) outlined […]

  • 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.

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The EU Committee of Regions (CoR) has called for greater public and private support for ocean energy to boost economic growth and secure jobs in the EU’s regions. CoR argues that greater commitment would boost energy security and enable the European Union to retain its competitive advantage in a pioneering sector. The opinion, which was drafted […]

  • 1 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The first climatic tests (extreme temperature tests) have been carried out this week in the Port of Antwerp of a new generation of transformers for large offshore wind turbines. The Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab for short) was built by the Sirris technology research centre and will be used to simulate a range of […]

  • 22 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production, according to the new research by the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde. Engineers and geoscientists from the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde used mathematical models to assess the potential of the process, called compressed air energy storage (CAES). […]

  • 25 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Horns Rev 3 Mine Goes Out With a Bang (Videos) Vattenfall has shared two videos of a WW2 mine with a 700kg explosive charge being unearthed from the seabed where Denmark’s 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm will be constructed, and subsequently detonated. DONG Energy to Set Up UK’s Largest O&M Hub DONG Energy […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 252 MW Seastar offshore wind farm in Belgium has been connected to Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Seastar is part of the 487 MW SeaMade project which comprises 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The connection of the wind farm marks the completion of the MOG located 40km off Belgium’s coast. The switching platform […]

  • 27 January 2012

    On 24th January, Sirris launched its fourth Application Lab, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), in the Port of Antwerp in the presence of more than 100 wind industry representatives. This lab will make state of the art measuring and test equipment available to businesses and start innovation projects in cooperation with these companies […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Impuls Zeeland is looking for partner companies to participate in the Interreg-2 project “Ship hybridisation/ H2 fuel application for Crew Transportation Vessels”, which focuses on offshore wind farms, inland shipping and fast ferries.

  • 4 October 2012

    On 27 September, in the presence of 250 industrial players in the wind energy sector and a sizeable press delegation, the OWI Lab was inaugurated with the official opening of the climatic test chamber at Churchill Dock in the Port of Antwerp by Flemish Minister-President Kris Peeters. Naturally, the focal point of the inauguration was […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    With support from Flemish Government, a newly launched joint venture, FLiDAR nv, starts product trials in North Sea with aim to deliver tools to drastically reduce costs of offshore wind developments. 3E and OWA (DEME Group) have announced the official launch of FLiDAR N.V. Based in Oostende, FLiDAR is a joint venture established between 3E […]

  • 3 September 2015

    UK-based marine systems manufacturers OSIL (Ocean Scientific International Ltd) have supplied the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) with a high-powered Vibrocorer system. The 3m system was supplied with its own container for storage, with OSIL staff providing training on its assembly and use in Oostende on board RV Simon Stevin. The OSIL Vibrocorer system is capable […]

  • 12 December 2014

    On Wednesday December 10th, the first edition of the Belgian Offshore Day took place on the Rebo-site in the Port of Oostende. The Belgian Offshore Day is a business event that completely fits within the framework of the offshore wind business. All regional players operating in the sector were present and had the opportunity to put their knowledge […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Every one working in the Port of Ostend is confident that renewable energy is the future. The port community is banking on the offshore wind sector as the promising alternative to the declining ferry market. “It does not mean that the port is likely to neglect ferries, but it is evident that after 160 years […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    In the North Sea, off the Belgian coast, Alstom has installed its first Haliade turbine within the Belwind facility. Jan De Nul Group earlier installed the rock scour protection around the jacket foundation of the turbine with its Fallpipe Vessel ‘Simon Stevin’. This time, the ‘Simon Stevin’ returned to the wind farm to install a 33kV […]

  • 23 February 2016
    R&D

    DemoWind is now accepting Stage 1 (Outline) proposal submissions for the Joint Call 2016, launched on 16 February. Interested parties can create an account, add consortium partners and submit an outline proposal for their DemoWind 2 projects. Stage 1 proposals will be accepted up until 2pm CET on 5 May, 2016. DemoWind 2 is a European […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The governments of Flanders and the Netherlands have reached an agreement on the Borssele subsea cables that will run through the Western Scheldt (Westerscheld), the estuary of the Scheldt river and an important shipping route for the Belgian Port of Antwerp.

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, German wind power developer wpd and French financial institution Caisse des Dépôts have formed an alliance for the bid preparation in an offshore wind tender in Dunkerque, France.