Tag Archive for offshore wind farm

DHSS bags new contract for Borssele III & IV

Vessel and helicopter logistic service provider DHSS has been contracted by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to manage helicopter services during the turbine installation & commissioning phase of the 731,5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.  The contract includes the coordination of the transfer of crew, luggage, and cargo from its logistics hub at…

Vattenfall confirms inter array cable system contracts for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall announced today it has signed final contracts with cable specialists Prysmian Powerlink S.r.l. (Prysmian) and B.V. Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) for the manufacturing and supply of the inter-array cable systems for its Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone. Hollandse Kust Zuid, located approximately 18 km off the coast between The Hague and Zandvoort, will consist…

Steel cutting ceremony for Bokalift 2 conversion project

On 17 May, a steel cutting ceremony took place at the shipyard Drydocks World in Dubai for the Bokalift 2 conversion project. The new crane vessel for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is being prepared for foundation transportation and installation work in the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.  This milestone marks…

Shell and Eneco join forces for Hollandse Kust (noord)

Eneco and Shell Nederland announced they have jointly, via the joint venture CrossWind, submitted a bid for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone. When successful, they will use the energy production for Shell’s possible future green hydrogen production on the Tweede Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.  The tender for the wind farm zone which allows for the…

Van Oord installs submerged Slip Joint at Borssele V

Van Oord installed the Slip Joint foundation in the 19 MW Borssele V offshore wind site last week, using its installation vessel Aeolus. It is one of several innovations that are applied at the innovation site which is part of the Borssele wind farm zone. It was the first time a submerged Slip Joint was…

All foundations installed at Borssele III & IV

The construction of the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm reached a new milestone when all foundations were installed. The job was performed by Van Oord, using its installation vessel Aeolus. As Balance of Plant contractor, Van Oord was responsible for the engineering, supply and construction of the foundations. The 77 monopile foundations were…

First turbine Borssele 1&2 installed

During the Easter weekend the first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbine was installed in Ørsted’ 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. DEME Group is responsible for the installation of the turbines, using its jack-up installation vessel Sea Challenge. The Sea Challenge can pick up the components for 4 wind turbines on each transportation from…