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Topside for OHVS Borssele Beta ready for transport

The topside for the offshore platform Borssele Beta is ready for transport at the HSM Offshore yard in Schiedam. TenneT reported that the platform will be leaving the yard on Sunday, 22 March 2020. The 700 MW Offshore High Voltage Substation will collect the power from the 77 MHI Vestas, type V164, 9.5 megawatt wind…

Bladt Industries sends out last transition pieces for Borssele 1+2

The last 6 transition pieces and anode boxes for the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm left Bladt Industries manufacturing facility in Aalborg, Denmark last week.  Bladt Industries was awarded the contract for the production of 35 transition pieces (TP) by wind farm owner Ørsted in October 2018. In December that same…

Eemshaven selected as base port for Hornsea Two OWF

Eemshaven has been selected as base port for the installation of the foundations for the British Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. DEME Offshore, responsible for the logistics and installation of the foundations, and Buss Terminal Eemshaven signed a contract for this. The contract between the two parties comprise the installation of 165 foundations (monopiles and…

Sif confirms contract for foundations Japanese offshore wind farm

Sif Holding’s order for the delivery of the foundations for the 139 MW Japanese Akita-Noshiro offshore wind project is now definitive. The steel manufacturer announced it has signed the contract with Japanese Kajima Corporation. Under the contract Sif will supply 33 monopiles and 33 transition pieces, representing a total of around 25 KTon of steel. The…

First inter-array cable in place in Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Nexans has laid the first submarine inter-array cable in the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm zone. The cable manufacturer received the contract for the from Ørsted in November 2018. It is part of a five-year framework agreement between the two companies. The contract includes the supply and installation of between 170 and…

Giant offshore wind farms to feed large-scale green hydrogen plant

New large offshore wind farms could feed a mega-hydrogen facility in Eemshaven as part of the NortH2 green hydrogen project, launched by Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland. Green hydrogen, produced with renewable sources such as wind and solar energy, is central to the Dutch Climate Accord and the European ‘Green Deal’. At present, the…

Fugro completes UXO survey for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Fugro completed an unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project on the cable route for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind zone. The route was confirmed clear of UXO risk meaning the final UXO clearance certificate could be handed to TenneT, responsible for the grid connection of the future wind farm. The 13-month project involved surveying…

MRE to provide temporary power provision for Borssele 1 & 2

UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has been awarded a contract by Ørsted for the provision of temporary power during the turbine commissioning phase of the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Dorset-based MRE, specialised in delivering temporary power and engineering solutions offshore, was established in 2013. The company has previously worked with Ørsted on the…

Van Oord to co-develop Estonian offshore wind farm

Van Oord joins Estonian developer Saare Wind Energy in the development of the 600 MW Saarmemaa offshore wind farm south-west of the Estonian island Saaremaa in the Baltic Sea. Saare Wind Energy started the development of the project in 2015 on basis of a thorough analysis and ample spatial planning experiences. The developers are now waiting…

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…