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  • 18 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian Norther offshore wind project is advancing as the developer selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier of wind turbines. Norther NV, a joint venture between Eneco and Elicio NV, informed this morning that it had appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as its preferred supplier for the V164-8 MW wind turbines and is now negotiating on […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    UK-based subsea cable specialist ETA has announced the formation of a new division to focus on the provision of marine cable connectors, terminations and accessories. The new division will continue to provide bespoke designs and at the same time develop ETA’s production lines for larger scale projects. It will also market related products such as power […]

  • 9 October 2015

    The Dutch National Museum of Dredging has opened an exhibition titled Offshore wind – Challenge at sea, which will run from October 8, 2015 to March 14, 2016. The exhibition is made possible through the contribution of photographs, films, models and information from Eneco, Van Oord, Boskalis, ECN, Royal IHC, Royal Dirkzwager VBMS, Sif, Wind Cats and Jan […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm was put into operation, which was officially celebrated yesterday with a traditional Japanese Kagami Biraki ceremony. The wind farm, owned jointly by Mitsubishi Corporation and Eneco, comprises 43 wind turbines and is located 23 kilometres off the coast of Zandvoort and Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Eneco Luchterduinen has a capacity of 129 megawatts, which means it will supply […]

  • 5 May 2015

    DEME Joins MEG I Crew DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. Siem Offshore Contractors to Deliver Veja Mate’s Inner Array Grid Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore […]

  • 19 April 2015

    Neart na Gaoithe to Use Two Newly Developed Technologies Mainstream Renewable Power said today that its 448 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland will use two recently launched technologies. Eneco to Pay Multi-Million Bill for Princess Amalia Wind Farm Eneco will pay tens of millions of Euros in repair costs for its […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the recent media attention given to Eneco’s Princess Amalia Wind Farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) and its grout problem, the company yesterday said that hundreds of turbines comprised in first-generation offshore wind farms are facing this issue.  The foundation construction of the Princess Amalia Wind Farm was done according to the DNV GL certified standard, including the design which was common ten years ago in […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Technology

    Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy Services, has been elected Engineer of the Year. The Prince Friso Engineers Prize at the University of Twente was handed to Van Hoeken by Martin van Pernis, President of the Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI), in the presence of Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel. The Institute […]

  • 22 December 2014

    On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco’s second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2014

    Dutch company Offshore Wind Services (OWS) ordered a Damen FCS 2008. This is the company’s second vessel ordered from Damen this year. Damen Shipyard Den Helder in the Netherlands will outfit the vessel with a second generator set and offshore crane. She will also be painted in the company’s colours. The vessel is to be […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tideland Signal Corporation (Tideland) has revealed a new company logo at IALA-SPAIN 2014 as part of the on-going evolution of the company’s brand.  Tideland has grown and evolved over the last six decades, and IALA-SPAIN 2014 was the perfect venue to introduce a refreshed logo to reflect who we are today and to symbolize Tideland’s […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India and Belgium have discussed to enhance their cooperation in renewable energy at a bilateral meeting between Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Government of India and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium. Dr. Abdullah briefed the visiting delegation on the energy situation in India and the rapid growth of the […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    Today marks the start of the construction of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, five years after the completion of the last Dutch offshore wind farm, the Princess Amalia Wind Farm. The new project is a joint venture between energy company Eneco and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation. The project’s 43 windmills will be located 23 kilometres off the […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Today marks the start of the construction of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, five years after the completion of the last Dutch offshore wind farm, the Princess Amalia Wind Farm. The new project is a joint venture between energy company Eneco and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation. The project’s 43 windmills will be located 23 kilometres off the […]

  • 23 May 2013

    OutSmart announce that an authority in the wind industry, Albert Winnemuller, has joined the company as new Head of Management Services since April. Winnemuller has over 15 years of experience in on- and offshore wind, with a background in several areas, including project preparation, project execution, risk management and turbine engineering. Winnemuller’s career includes management […]

  • 27 March 2013

    Community members and residents are invited to attend the first in a series of informal consultation events, providing the chance to find out more about the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The first three informal consultation events will start on Thursday 11 April at Swansea Civic Centre Library. The event will run from 10am to […]

  • 15 March 2013

    BMO Software, a Rotterdam-based supplier of software solutions to the offshore and wind industry, launches an integrated vessel movement monitoring system called Vessel Black Box. Vessel Black Box is a flexible, integrated and robust vessel movement monitoring system for Crew Transfer Vessels and is based on the design philosophy ‘simple installation, easy maintenance and always […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    CPNL Engineering GmbH, provides and engineers cable protection equipment, announced that the firm will supply a complete cable protection system, which will be used for the NSO offshore wind project of RWE, a leading utilities company in Germany. RWE is the first company to adopt the cable protection system in a complete offshore wind farm, […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Amongst great public interest, the vessels ‘Aquata’ and ‘Arista’ were named at the port of Ostend. Ms Evi Van Acker, Belgian sailor and bronze medal winner at the London 2012 Olympics, accepted to be godmother to the ‘Arista’. Mrs Sabine Cartrysse, spouse of Mr Kris Vanmassenhove, accepted to be godmother to the ‘Aquata’. The christening […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The 216MW Northwind offshore wind farm project, located in the North Sea, 37km off the Belgian coast, has reached financial close. Mott MacDonald is the lenders’ technical advisor and lenders’ engineer for the project. Northwind will cover an area of approximately 14.5km² and will include 72 Vestas V112 wind turbines each with 3MW capacity. It […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RWE npower renewables will hold exhibitions in South West Wales next month about the proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm. Robert Thornhill, Atlantic Array development manager, said that their team will be available for any questions about the project. In addition, they will have 3D models and photomontages to help people visualize how the Atlantic […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Gemini, the largest offshore wind farm in The Netherlands, located 55 kilometers above the island Schiermonnikoog in the North Sea, will generate an additional 250.000MWh annual green electricity. This is 10% more than was originally expected, and is sufficient energy to meet the consumption of approximately 75,000 extra households. This is the direct result of […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Typhoon Offshore, the independent energy innovator, has opened an office in London to enhance its presence in one of the world’s largest, and fastest growing, markets for offshore wind power generation. This announcement follows Typhoon Offshore’s earlier announcement that it opened an office in Seoul, South Korea. The UK office, located in the City, will […]