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8.5 million euro for underwater nature development at offshore wind farms

Nature organisations Natuur & Milieu and North Sea Foundation (Stichting De Noordzee) will receive 8.5 million euro in funding from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery. De funding will be used for their joint project, Rich North Sea (De Rijke Noordzee). The Rich North Sea project aims to ensure that the growth of offshore wind farms…

Boskalis to perform inter-array cable repair activities

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced today it has signed a subsea cable integrity contract. The contract includes inter-array cable repair and replacement activities an offshore wind farm. Boskalis did not disclose the name of the offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 80 million. Boskalis will utilize three anchored barge…

Artificial reef installed at Eneco Luchterduinen OWF

Yesterday, an artificial reefstructure was installed within the Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, 23 kilometres west of the Dutch port city of IJmuiden. The reef is part of the ‘Rich North Sea’ project that will investigate until 2022 how nature conservation and sustainable energy generation can reinforce one another. The installation was performed by Van Oord, in…

Van Oord and GeoSea to install Borssele 1+2

Ørsted announced today that it has contracted Van Oord and GeoSea for the installation of the 752 MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm. The Borssele 1+2 site is located 23 kilometres from the coast of Zeeland (Westkappele). The construction is scheduled for 2020. GeoSea (part of DEME) will be responsible for the transportation and installation…

Green light for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2

Vattenfall announced it can now officially go ahead with the offshore wind farms Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2. The Swedish developer received the go-ahead from the Dutch Government after the second of two objections filed against the tender award decision was withdrawn. The permit to start construction is now irrevocable. Vattenfall won the tender,…

Green light for maintenance base Ørsted in Vlissingen

Ørsted has been granted permits to build the maintenance base for Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in Vlissingen-Buitenhaven (North Sea Port). Earlier this year, an agreement was already signed with North Sea Port for the use of the port and the establishment of the maintenance location. In 2017, Ørsted and the port authority…