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2 May 2018 Wind Farm Update

A2Sea's wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Sea Installer has arrived at the Port of Oostende, Belgium, to load the first turbines destined for installation at the Rentel offshore wind farm.

1 May 2018

Rentel NV is holding an Open Yard Day for the Rentel offshore wind farm on 6 May in the Port of Ostend, Belgium.

21 March 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has shipped out the first nacelles for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from Cuxhaven, Germany, to the installation port in Ostend, Belgium.

8 March 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been chosen as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the Seastar and the Mermaid offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

19 February 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul has installed the first of the two gravity-based foundations that will support the offshore substations on the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea.

17 January 2018 Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A barge loaded with two gravity-based foundations (GBFs) for the high voltage station of the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm has arrived in Koge, Denmark, Blue Water Shipping (BWS), the port agents for the project, told Offshore WIND.

9 January 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A barge carrying two gravity based foundations (GBFs) for the high voltage station of the Danish 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm has left the port of Ostend, Belgium.

2 January 2018 Wind Farm Update

From the commissioning of the world's first commercial floating wind farm, to the dismantling of the world's first offshore wind farm, 2017 was a year of major industry milestones. Here we bring you a list of wind farms that were put into operation last year, as well as those that disappeared from the horizon. Sandbank […]

11 December 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

The Esvagt Mercator Service Operation Vessel (SOV) has begun the 10-year contract under which it will support MHI Vestas at the 50-turbine Nobelwind and 55-turbine Belwind 1 wind farms off Belgium.

11 December 2017 Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul and Iemants have completed the two gravity-based foundations for Kriegers Flak substations. The steel structures, designed and built by Iemants (Smulders), have been placed on top of their corresponding concrete structures and the foundations are now being prepared to be transported from the port of Ostend in Belgium to Denmark by the end of December. 

1 December 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas and Esvagt's executives will gather today, 1 December, at Port of Oostende to christen the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) that is now ready to operate at Nobelwind and Belwind 1 offshore wind farms.

30 November 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The first steel structure which will support one of Kriegers Flak offshore substations was placed onto the concrete section of the gravity based foundation (GBF) at the port of Ostend, Belgium, Jan De Nul said.

29 November 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

UK-based cable protection systems specialist Tekmar Energy has won a contract to supply it’s Polyurethane J-tube bellmouths and cover disks for the HVAC transformer platforms on the 600MW Kriegers Flak project in the Danish Baltic Sea.

27 September 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The foundation for the offshore substation (OSS) at Belgian Rentel offshore wind farm was installed at the project site last week, STX Europe Offshore Energy reported yesterday, 26 September. 

8 September 2017 Wind Farm Update

DEME Group has loaded out the last two out of the 42 transition pieces built for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm at the Smulders fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium.

24 July 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The first monopiles have been installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm, according to DEME Group, whose daughter company GeoSea is carrying out the works with its installation vessel Innovation.

4 July 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Elia, the operator of the Belgian high-voltage grid, have concluded a EUR 100 million loan agreement which will be used primarily for financing the Stevin project.

29 June 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul Group has taken delivery of the multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant which as of next week will start working on the Kriegers Flak OSS project in Denmark.

24 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

The 165MW Nobelwind wind farm has been inaugurated in Oostende, Belgium, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind reports.

3 May 2017 Business & Finance, Training & Education, Vessels

Belgium's DEME Group is recruiting more than 200 new employees in 2017 to meet the demand driven by the growth in offshore wind energy.

6 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

Only a few days after the final turbine was installed at the Nobelwind offshore wind farm in Belgium, works on setting up a further array of wind turbines in the Belgian part of the North Sea started. Namely, the construction of the Rentel offshore wind farm has begun, according to the project's social media pages.

3 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

The last turbine at Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind farm was installed at 8:50am on 3 April, according to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind's social media pages.

16 January 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Cable protection systems (CPS) supplier Tekmar Energy has won a contract to supply Prysmian PowerLink with 84 of its TekLink CPS units for the 3o9MW Rentel offshore wind farm project in Belgium. The supply for the contract will be executed in Tekmar's production facility in the North East of England and manufacturing is expected to be completed […]

9 January 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The first MHI Vestas wind turbine has started producing power at the Nobelwind offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea on Monday, 9 January, Parkwind reported via social media. The 165MW offshore wind farm is expected to be completed in 2017 and will feature 50 MHI Vestas V112-3.3MW turbines installed some 45 kilometres off the coast […]

5 January 2017

REBO NV and Siemens Wind Power have signed a concession agreement for a one-year use of the Port of the Ostend facilities for the pre-assembly of 42 wind turbines that will be installed at Belgian Rentel offshore wind farm. Different parts of the wind turbines, including blades, nacelles and tower elements, will be pre-assembled and prepared […]

21 December 2016 R&D

The construction of a new maritime research centre in the industrial area of the Port of Oostende will start early next year. The centre will house a wave pool and a towing tank for research into the impact of waves, tides and wind on ships and objects at sea. The wave pool is a 30 x 30-meter […]