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Belgian Sarens performed installation of 7 wind turbines in Belarus

 The Belgian Sarens team completed the installation of 4 Enercon E-66 wind turbines in the Mogilev region, the Republic of Belarus. One of the most important conditions of the client was the execution of work in the shortest possible time due to failure to provide the crane from another local company.   The team configuration successfully…

Build offshore wind farm Norther in Belgium with renewed Aeolus

The offshore installation vessel Aeolus of maritime contractor Van Oord underwent a transformation to be able to install the first foundation in the seabed this month for Norther, the largest offshore wind farm in Belgium.   With the installation of the first of a total of 45 foundations, the offshore work of the Norther offshore…

Construction outlet at sea for wind farm Borssele in full swing

Omroep Zeeland took a look at the construction of the so-called outlet at sea for the construction of the Borssele wind farm, which should start in 2020. The installation is 26 meters high and 32 meters wide with 200 kilometers of electricity cable. It is located about 23 km off the coast of Westkapelle and…

Van Oord installed jackets at the East Anglia ONE wind farm

Last week Van Oord has started to install the first jackets (of the in total 102) at the East Anglia ONE wind farm. The wind farm’s jackets will be installed at depths of down to 55 metres in the southern North Sea, located 45 kilometres southeast of Lowestoft, UK. ScottishPower Renewables commissioned Van Oord to…

Two Belgian offshore wind farm projects merge

Under the name Seamade, the planned Belgian offshore wind farm projects Mermaid and Seastar merge. Project partners of Seamade are the Belgian energy company Electrabel, the Otary group and the Dutch energy company Eneco. The Otary group is a combination of 8 Belgian companies that are all active in offshore wind energy. By the end…

OHT sets new benchmark in heavy offshore transport

Norway based Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) teams up with Dutch design company Ulstein Design & Solutions to build a new heavy lift transport and installation vessel. The first vessel (with options for up to another 3 units) will be constructed by China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI) and available for construction and installation activities from early 2021.…