Tag Archive for Borssele Alpha

HSM Offshore: Building the heart of an offshore wind farm

In 2002, HSM Offshore built the offshore substation for the first offshore wind farm, the Danish Horns Rev 1. Almost 17 years and several wind farm generations later, the Dutch manufacturing company is still building offshore platforms for the wind energy industry. The latest being the Borssele Alpha and Beta platforms. You won the contracts…

Jacket Borssele Beta installation in progress

On May 14, Boskalis, by order of TenneT, started with the installation of the jacket for the Borssele Beta Offshore High Voltage Substation.  The jacket was built by HSM Offshore in Schiedam. The jacket weighs 2,900 metric tonnes and is 55 metre heigh. The jacket will be fixed to the seabed by 6 piles. HSM…

Borssele Alpha topside leaves HSM Offshore yard

Today, May 10, the topside for the Borssele Alpha offshore substation left the yard of HSM Offshore in Schiedam. It is now on its way to the Borssele 1 & 2 wind farm site where it will be placed on the jacket foundation that was already installed last summer. The load out of the topside…

Boskalis to power vessels for Borssele Alpha project with biofuel blend

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced last week that it will power the vessels to be used for export cable installation work at Borssele 1 & 2 with a biofuel blend. Boskalis, together with NKT Cables, was awarded the contract for the connection of the Borssele Alpha offshore station to the Dutch high-voltage grid by TenneT…