Tag Archive for offshore wind farm

Ørsted opens new O&M base in Vlissingen

Ørsted officially opened its new operation & maintenance (O&M) base in Vlissingen on 21 January. The new base, the first in the Netherlands for Ørsted, will serve the developer’s Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm during construction and operation. The 752 MW wind farm, which is currently being constructed some 23 km off the coast at Westkapelle, is planned…

HSM Offshore and IV-One to provide offshore topside platform Scottish wind farm

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Sollutions department is collaborating with HSM Offshore and IV-One on the offshore topside platform for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm off the Fife coast in Scotland. GE has been awarded a contract for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Scottish…

Vattenfall and Swire Blue Ocean sign turbine transportation and installation contract for Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4

Vattenfall and Swire Blue Ocean have officially signed the contract for the transportation and installation of turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4 wind farm. The Danish operator will use their installation vessel ‘Pacific Osprey’. Vattenfall, who won the zero-subsidy tender for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Offshore Wind Farm in July 2019, had already had pre selected…

Start foundation construction at Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Over the weekend the first monopile foundations have been installed at the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm, project owner Ørsted reported. The wind farm, the first in the Netherlands for the Danish developer, is planned to be fully operational by the end of this year. It will then be the largest…

Sif preferred supplier for foundations Japanese OWF

Sif Holding n.v. has entered into exclusive negotiations for the delivery of 33 monopiles and 33 Transition pieces (25 KTon steel) for an offshore wind project in Japan. The Dutch steel constructor reports that it will not disclose any details on the wind farm project and the schedule prior to the issue of a Notice To…

Boskalis wins contract for Taiwanese OWF Yunlin

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract in Taiwan. The offshore company will be providing the scour protection for the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind farm, located some 8 km off the west coast of Taiwan. The award was made by the project owner Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd., a partnership between…

ABP takes majority share in German offshore wind farm

Dutch pensionfund ABP, through its pension provider APG, acquired a 64% stake in the 396 MW German offshore wind farm Merkur Offshore, located approximately 45 km off the north German coast. The acquisition is in line with ABP’ ambition to increase the investments in renewable energy over the coming years. ABP acquired the stake from a…

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…