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  • 3 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( is set to issue a tender in October for geotechnical investigation at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. will seek a company to carry out geotechnical soil investigations at the 700MW zone also known as Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW). The agency estimates that the tender […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has issued a tender for geotechnical and ground model work at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The tender comprises two lots in which two companies will be selected to respectively carry out a geotechnical survey and develop an integrated ground model at the 700MW zone also […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are holding a number of public meetings regarding the grid connection of the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm. The aim of the meetings is to learn the residents’ opinion on the cable connection route from the 700MW Ten Noorden van […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( is planning to issue a tender in March for geophysical investigation at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The awarded company will be responsible for carrying out the surveys in the months of July, August and/or September at the 700MW zone also known as Ten Noorden […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has won a contract for geotechnical site investigations at the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) offshore wind farm zone in the Netherlands. The fieldwork will take place from February to May at the 700MW wind farm zone also known as the North of the Wadden Sea Islands. According to Fugro, the project will comprise […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are inviting the public to provide comments on the infrastructure for connecting the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind project to the grid. The parties said that by gathering feedback on the 700MW Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) project now, most promising routes are included in […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Last week TNO Maritime & Offshore attended the Korea-The Netherlands Joint Seminar on The Installation of Offshore Wind Energy Farms in Seoul, Korea. After the seminar, which was jointly organized by the Korea Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, TNO Maritime & Offshore became a member of […]

  • 19 June 2013

    Currently most of the licences for offshore wind farm development zones are granted with a lease period of 20 to 25 years. As a consequence the turbines have to be built to last for at least that period. There are several elements that can affect the life span of a turbine once it is installed […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Dalby Humber has assisted SSE in an emergency towing exercise for new RNLI Lowestoft Lifeboat.  The new Lowestoft all weather lifeboat (ALB) called the Patsy Knight was put through its paces during an emergency towing exercise off the beach at Lowestoft. The ALB was called to assist Dalby Offshore’s Dalby Humber who was needing a […]

  • 27 July 2010

    As many offshore wind turbines were connected to the European electricity grid in the first six months of 2010 as in the whole of 2009. The… (rnw) [mappress] Source: rnw, July 27, 2010;

  • 11 September 2013

    A 35 metre unmanned barge that was being taken from Stromness to Lowestoft has been reconnected to its towing vessel. Humber Coastguard was first contacted by the towing vessel just before 3am this morning, which reported that the barge was drifting after the tow had parted. The vessel had made a number of attempts to […]

  • 22 October 2015

    Atlantic Towing Limited of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has secured a contract to provide marine tug and barge services to the Cape Sharp Tidal project. Cape Sharp Tidal is a multi-phase project with plans to grid-connect a 4MW demonstration tidal array in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy in the coming months. The Atlantic Towing contract is […]

  • 24 July 2017

    The first floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has arrived off Aberdeenshire, after setting sail from the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, last week.

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    On February 9th 2015, the first Seatower gravity based foundation (GBS) for the Fecamp offshore wind farm was successfully installed 15km off the coast of Normandy. During the course of this project, towage specialist BOLUDA FRANCE provided its expertise, procurement and towage services to contribute to the installation of the very first offshore wind structure […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Development of Ocenalinx’s wave energy project offshore Port MacDonnell has kicked off, reports ABC News. The trenching work for cables has also begun according to Oceanlinx CEO Ali Baghaei, who continued by saying that they have also done “part of the drilling under the ground where the sea cable will pass through.” A 20-square metre […]

  • 21 January 2014

    The GICON®-SOF Floating Offshore Foundation can be towed at a wave height of 11.5 feet (3.5m) and speeds of up to 7 knots, the latest tests at the former hydraulic engineering and shipbuilding research station at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) have shown. The tests show that the fully-assembled structure including mounted turbine […]

  • 18 October 2017

    Landfall Marine Contractors has posted a photo of their Neptune Mariner during the delivery of one of the monopiles for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, where they are being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift installation vessel Svanen.

  • 17 June 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has hired the Esvagt Connector and Esvagt Don to tow a floating barge that carries both an accommodation module and jacket from the port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands to the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm site in the German sector of the North Sea. Work started on the 10th of June […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Training & Education

    Last week employees of Ecofys, TNO and Siemens have attended the OWEBS course.   (dhtc) [mappress] Source: dhtc, April 15, 2011

  • 18 September 2019

    A crew transfer vessel working in Liverpool Bay lost propulsion just north of the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm and was escorted and towed to a dock on the River Mersey by an RNLI lifeboat. The 21m water jet-powered catamaran, Challenger, lost propulsion on 16 September after a rope had fouled its jet drives. Seven […]

  • 20 December 2011

    A further testing milestone was achieved when the SR250 was put through its paces in a first full-power tow test. On 7th December the multicat MV Orcadia towed the SR250, north of Kirkwall harbour, achieving full-power of 250kW for the first time. Scotrenewables CTO Mark Hamilton stated “Tow trials allow us to simulate real tidal […]

  • 1 December 2016

    Following the delivery of the fourth and final crew transfer vessel (CTV) built for CWind – the Hurricane TOW – in July 2016, Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) issued a release on 29 November, saying the four vessels have been built as “future-proof” for a booming offshore wind market.  According to Hurricane TOW’s AIS data, the vessel has […]

  • 22 February 2012

    T.O.S. (Transport & Offshore Services) and the German towing company Hans Schramm & Sohn Schleppschifffahrt have signed a contract for the ship delivery and total crewing of the NavTug FlatTop “Torsten”. In the beginning of this month Mr Torsten Andritter-Witt (Managing Director) and Mr. Kees Wagenaar (Managing Director T.O.S.) signed the total crewing contract. The […]

  • 14 October 2013

    MMT has two remotely operated towed vehicles (ROTV) equipped with various survey equipment for complete geophysical surveys. MMT has now upgraded the systems to be fully equipped with side scan sonars and sub bottom profilers, in addition to multibeam echo sounders, inertial navigation system and doppler velocity log. This means a complete geophysical survey can be […]

  • 3 August 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A floating solar demonstration project to be installed within the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm site will be constructed in 2025, according to TNO, the Dutch organization for applied scientific research. TNO will work on research and demonstration of offshore solar energy in the new offshore wind farm together with CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco consortium […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    CSA Ocean Sciences, Oasis, and Dutch company TNO Maritime & Offshore have been awarded a contract from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for a project related to underwater noise during offshore wind construction offshore activities.