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Hollandse Kust Zuid to feature 11 MW turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its latest 11 MW offshore wind turbine for Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm. The news was announced at the WindEurope Offshore event in Copenhagen. SGRE already had a turbine supply agreement in place with Vattenfall for HKZ 4 & 4. This agreement has now been extended…

First floating turbine installation method to be used for Arcadis Ost 1

Heerema Marine Contractors, Belgian developer Parkwind and MHI Vestas announced today at the WindEurope Offshore Wind event in Copenhagen they will use their jointly developed first floating turbine installation method for the German offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1. The three partners worked on the innovative installation method over the past year. It is based…

DHSS to provide helicopter services for Borssele III & IV

Transport and logistics agency DHSS has been selected by Van Oord to perform helicopter services during the construction phase of the 731.5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm, located some 22 km off the coast of the Province of Zeeland. The wind farm is a project by the Blauwwind consortium, consisting of Partners Group…

Support for Borssele offshore wind farms in province of Zeeland

Results from a recent survey by order of Ørsted, developer of Borssele I & II Offshore Wind Farm, showed that the province of Zeeland is in general supportive of the arrival of the wind farms Borssele I to IV. The survey was held amongst 2,072 members of the ZBpanel, an online panel for and about…

Boskalis bags large foundation contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a large foundation contract for the 600 MW Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF), a project by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. The contract was awarded to Boskalis in partnership with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. The companies will execute the project as BoWei (Boskalis HwaChi Offshore Wind…

First monopile installed at Borssele III & IV

Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of the first monopile at the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Van Oord will install in total 77 monopiles at the 731.5 MW wind farm. Borssele III & IV is being built 22 kilometres off the coast of the Province of Zeeland and is a project…

SeaMade substation components underway to Vlissingen

Today the transition piece and J-tube cage for the first of two offshore substations for the 487 MW Belgian SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm were transported to the SIF terminal in Rotterdam.  In Vlissingen, the components, together with the foundation, will be loaded onto GeoSea’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’ for transport to the Seamade construction site. The…

MHI Vestas receives new Service Operation Vessel

On Wednesday 4 September, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ESVAGT Albert Betz was christened in the Eemshaven. The new vessel will be servicing the German offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht for the next 15 years. The SOV ESVAGT Albert Betz was built by ESVAGT. It is the second delivered to MHI…