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14 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has expanded its presence at the Port of Oostende in Belgium with the opening of a new office location. MHI Vestas is already an established company in the offshore wind industry at the port facility. The MHI Vestas turbines are operated by Parkwind on Northwind (72 turbines), Belwind (55 turbines) and Nobelwind (50 […]

2 April 2018 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

The assembly of the wind turbine towers for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm has started at the Port of Ostend in Belgium, Otary Group, the owner and developer of the project, said.

23 March 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

First nacelles for the offshore wind turbines that will spin at the Rentel wind farm have arrived at the REBO site in Ostend, Belgium, after being shipped from the Siemens Gamesa factory in Cuxhaven.

14 February 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Today, 14 February, Siemens’s Rotra Mare roll on/roll off (Ro-Ro) vessel brought the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine components for the Rentel offshore wind farm to the REBO site in Ostend. Two blade sets and six top towers have been shipped from Esbjerg.

25 August 2016 Business & Finance, R&D

Belgium’s Port of Oostende and renewable terminal operator REBO have invited representatives from European ports and the offshore wind industry to join them on 7 September in a forum aimed at encouraging ports to work together on offshore wind deployment, WindEurope reports. Ports are expanding facilities to accommodate a growing offshore wind industry that must service thousands of turbines in […]

13 July 2016 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The last 10 foundation components for the Nobelwind project arrived onboard the vessel Drago J to the port of Ostend on 7 July. The REBO terminal at Energy Port Oostende has been in full operation for a few months now. As of March, foundation components have been arriving on the REBO site every 2 to 3 weeks for final assembly. […]

1 July 2016

On the 30th of June, the Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC), in partnership with Buijsse Specials, Geoxyz and G4S, proposed a number of new services and technologies for the maintenance of offshore wind turbines in Ostend. Belgian Offshore Cluster said that with this move it unites suppliers with very specific technical knowledge, with the main goal […]

22 April 2016 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

The Port of Ostend has signed a one-year contract to serve as an assembly base for wind turbines during the construction of Belgian Rentel offshore wind farm, according to national media.  Yesterday, Rentel signed an agreement with Siemens for the supply of 42 7MW offshore wind turbines and 17 years of service and maintenance. The EUR 1.25 billion […]

29 April 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

This morning, the jack-up vessel WIND arrived at the Port of Oostende for the first time, where it will pick up parts for the Belwind offshore wind farm. The vessel is carrying out maintenance work on Belwind. The Belwind offshore wind farm comprises fifty five Vestas’ V90-3.0MW (MHI Vestas Offshore Wind). Both Parkwind, the owner of the wind farm, and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have […]

21 April 2015 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

The Port of Oostende organised the BEPPo (Blue Energy Production in Ports) closing conference “Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects” at the Greenbridge Incubator centre. BEPPo is a transnational collaborative project between public and private organisations from Belgium, Denmark, Scotland and Norway, 50% co-funded by European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) within the Interreg […]

17 April 2015 Ports & Logistics, Vessels

This week, the Port of Oostende welcomed the jack-up vessel Thor for the first time. For the next 3 months, Thor will conduct general maintenance on the C-Power (Thornton Bank) offshore wind farm from the Rebo terminal. A few weeks ago, the seasonal maintenance works started on three offshore wind farms: C-Power, Belwind and Northwind. Besides […]

2 July 2014 Training & Education

Demowfloat will have its second workshop (English spoken) in Ostend, Belgium today (July 2), in the frame of the event Clustering the Future – a new opportunity for business development: current practices & strategies (Flemish spoken) organized by Greenbridge and Power-Link Universiteit Gent.  The Demowfloat project was set up by a consortium of 12 entities who […]

30 June 2014

Energy Knowledge Platform Power-Link organizes two energy workshops under the event named “Clustering the Future”, one on energy efficiency and the other on blue energy (offshore wind, wave and tidal energy). The event, which will focus on business cases for professionals, will take place at the Science Park of the University of Ghent in Ostend […]

11 November 2013 Ports & Logistics

Aluminum catamaran, Sea Fox, was presented to the public in the AGHO Port of Oostende, Belgium on 8th and 9th November. This offshore wind farm service catamaran was launched on 18 September 2013 by French work boat builder Navalu. During the first sea trails, the catamaran showcased its high speed performance which exceeded 24 knots. […]

24 October 2013 Wind Farm Update

The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”, in the port of Ostend, Belgium. The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

1 October 2013 Wind Farm Update

The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium.  The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

20 August 2013 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Last month, Mr Paul Gerard, MD, Port of Oostende and C.E.O. of REBO (Renewable Energy Base Oostende), was on hand to officiate at the opening of GEOxyz’s new forward operating hub in the Port of Oostende. In July, the GEOxyz Operations department completed their move into a new operations hub in the Port of Oostende. […]

19 August 2013 Ports & Logistics

On Monday 19th August 2 new projects officially started at the Zeewezendok in the Port of Ostend: the erection of a new building and an extensive renovation to the existing Rebo building. Brand new locations for two important companies active in the wind energy business: Vestas Offshore and Parkwind. In presence of Mr. Johan Vande […]

22 November 2012

The Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) and wind turbine manufacturer Alstom signed a long-term cooperation. In the agreement both parties have to cooperate closely for the construction of Alstom wind turbines in the Belgian wind farms. Alstom rents, initially, 95 m² office space and 58 m² of storage space for a period of 10 years. […]

18 October 2012 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

Robust O&M strategies are vital to the survival of offshore wind industry, especially when projects move further offshore. Moreover, it is still unclear who will dominate the O&M market in the offshore wind business. With multiple options open, it is essential to be up-to-date with the latest experiences and knowhow of key players. On November […]

21 March 2012

REpower Systems SE and Belgian offshore project development company C-Power NV yesterday installed the world’s most powerful offshore turbine, 28 kilometres off the port of Oostende. The turbine with a rated power of 6.15 megawatts (MW) is the first of 48 REpower 6M to be constructed in the phases 2 and 3 of the Belgian […]

7 March 2012 Ports & Logistics

Amid great public attention, the new DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Neptune’ was named today at the port of Ostend by Mrs Isabel Casteleyn, partner of Federal State Secretary for Energy and the Environment Melchior Wathelet. This self-propelled jack-up vessel was built by IHC Merwede for GeoSea N.V., the offshore marine construction specialist of the Belgian DEME […]

25 January 2012 Ports & Logistics

Oostende is ready for the big offshore projects. As the first customer of REBO, C-Power is planning the assembly of wind turbines for the second phase of the Thornton project. Since its founding in 2009, Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) has invested € 15 million in a 10 hectare terminal at the port Zeewezendok. The […]

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 […]

15 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Chinese companies assembling parts of wind turbines and solar panels will use Ostend as a hub for dispatching their products. It is hoped… [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, June 14, 2010;

16 April 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Poland’s Mostostal Pomorze has loaded out the substation topside built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Gdansk. The load-out operations were performed on 13 and 14 of April. The topside is currently travelling to Aalborg in Denmark where Bladt Industries will continue working on it. In June 2018, Mostostal Pomorze signed a contract for prefabrication of […]