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  • 16 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Otary, the developer of Seastar and Mermaid offshore wind farms to be built off the coast of Belgium, is looking for EPCI contractor(s) for 225 kV XLPE submarine high voltage cables and connections between the wind farms’ substations and the Belgian modular offshore grid.

  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the SeaMade wind farm has arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, from where it will leave for installation off Belgium. The substation destined for the Seastar offshore wind concession completed its trip from Engie Fabricom’s construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to the Netherlands yesterday, Otary said. According to the company, the […]

  • 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.

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the restructuring of ownership over the Seastar and Mermaid offshore wind farms to be built in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, R&D

    Department for International Trade (DIT) Belgium is organising an event to brief UK companies on the supply chain opportunities of the Mermaid, Seastar and Northwester 2 offshore wind farms.

  • 5 November 2010

    Recently Damen Shipyards Gorinchem (Netherlands) received an order for a DFF 4212 for Seaspovill in South Korea. As Damen has this type of ferry on stock the vessel has a short delivery time. The vessel’s hull was already built by Afai Southern Shipyard Guangzhou (China) and thereafter it was transported to Damen Shipyards in Singapore. […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Eight Belgian offshore wind specialists are pooling their experience and know-how in a new knowledge centre for wind energy at sea. Otary, as the new partnership is called, will construct and run offshore wind farms in Belgium and possibly abroad, should the opportunity arise. The Otary partnership (via Otary plc RS) comprises the green electricity […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Otary has issued a tender for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of high voltage substations on the Seastar and the Mermaid offshore wind farms.

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norstec, the network for offshore renewables in northern Europe, will today hand over its three main workstreams to other organisations as part of a restructuring of industry networks. The Norstec Academy, which was launched in 2014 and saw 20 higher education students win tours of the UK offshore wind industry, will now be housed within […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first inter-array cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been connected to the Mermaid offshore substation (OSS). Cable burial works will commence in the coming days, Otary states on social media. DEME’s cable installation vessel Living Stone started the inter-array works in mid-April. The Mermaid OSS, one of the two offshore substations the […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 UK offshore wind supply chain companies and the key Belgian offshore wind players met on 25 January in Brussels to discuss opportunities for collaborating in the framework of three future Belgian projects: Mermaid, Seastar and Northwester 2.

  • 24 March 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Brussels – Belgium Minister of Energy and Climate, Paul Magnette granted concession rights for one of the last offshore wind development zones off the Belgium coast to Seastar. Seastar is a consortium consisting of green energy company Electrawinds and development company [email protected] Both companies will equally share the rights. The planned 246MW wind farm will […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors is currently preparing for the installation of the second offshore substation at the SeaMade wind farm in Belgium. The 487MW SeaMade wind farm is a combination of the 235MW Mermaid and the 252MW Seastar offshore wind projects. This second topside, which recently arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, will be installed at the Seastar […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    On 14 December, Siemens Gamesa and REBO (Renewable Energy Base Oostende) signed a contract for Belgian SeaMade offshore wind farm, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines. 

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received the order for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from Seamade NV.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The board of directors of Belgium’s transmission system operator Elia has approved the EUR 400 million investment into the so-called electricity plug, or Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the North Sea.

  • 27 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed inter-array cable laying works at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME’s DP3 cable installation vessel Living Stone laid 64 inter-array cables with a total length of 71.2km. According to the company, the vessel operated at peak production levels, laying up to three cables per day. To remind, the inter-array […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind project has begun producing power to the Belgian grid. DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Apollo installed the first Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbine at the project site in mid-June. SeaMade will comprise a total of 58 turbines located some 50km off the Belgian North Sea coast and scheduled […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media.

  • 12 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first foundation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME is picking up the monopile foundations at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam and is in charge of installing all 58 pieces at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend. The company is also responsible for […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is undergoing a final stage of a maintenance and repair program at the Damen Verolme yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The photo shows the vessel during full height jacking trials at the yard. Following the jacking trials and final tests, Innovation will head to ”a full schedule of work”, which […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has placed an order with Seasight Davits for 58 davit cranes for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The cranes will be manufactured by Seasight Davits’ parent company Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel and Service and will have an outreach of 3.2m and a one-ton lifting capacity. According to the Danish davit crane supplier, the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has arrived at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam to load the first monopiles for the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME is in charge of installing the 58 foundations, as well as the turbines, inter-array cables, export cables and two offshore substations. Sif won a contract at the end of […]