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Partner content: Online Wind Energy Courses from TU Delft

At TU Delft, we carry out ground-breaking research into both onshore and offshore wind energy.Within the Wind Energy Department at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, a wide array of innovative research is being performed and extensive educational programs are offered to support the development of wind energy technology and the expansion of the use of…

BOW Terminal to build new terminal in Eemshaven

BOW Terminal, based in Vlissingen, will open a new logistical hub in the Eemshaven, in the north of the province of Groningen. BOW Terminal and Groningen Seaports will officially sign a contract for the purchase of 22 ha in total during the Offshore Energy Exhibition in Amsterdam on 23 October. The companies already signed a…

Wind energy to help Amsterdam in the energy transition

As of January 2019 Nuon/Vattenfall will be the new energy supplier for the Amsterdam public transportation company GVB. The energy will come from 100% renewable energy sources that are generated in the Netherlands. The contract between the companies runs for a period of 10 years, till the end of December 2028. Part of the energy…

TWD introduces monopile seafastening system

Engineering company TWD has designed an innovative seafastening system to transport monopiles to an offshore wind farm in a more cost-effective way. The system is suitable for monopiles of all sizes, including those up to the 11m diameter in the foreseeable future without any changes to the support structure. The innovative seafastening consists of two…

Huisman to design monopile gripper for Jan De Nul Group

Last week Huisman was awarded a contract by Jan De Nul Group for the delivery of a monopile gripper. The monopile gripper has a modular, tailor made design to allow use on a wide range of projects. It is unique in its capacity as well as versatility to accommodate usage in existing projects and future…

EAGLE-ACCESS BV ready to build prototype new access system

EAGLE-ACCESS BV announced today it is ready to build a prototype of their EAGLE-ACCESS, a new system for the offshore transfer of personnel and cargo. The company, established by Willem Prins and Marco Klitsie in 2016, developed the access system to provide a more cost and operation efficient method for the transfer of cargo and…

Successful first offshore installation Slip Joint connection

On 30 September the Slip Joint Offshore Research (SJOR)-consortium successfully installed the DOT wind turbine in the Prinses Amaliawindpark offshore wind farm, off the coast of IJmuiden. The turbine was installed on a monopile foundation using the Slip Joint, an alternative connection between the turbine and the foundation based on friction, where the weight ensures…

Van Oord completes acquisition MPI Offshore

Van Oord announced today it completed the acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor, from Vroon Group. With the acquisition Van Oord strengthen its position in the UK offshore wind market and further expands its global position. The acquisition includes the MPI Offshore organisation in Stokesley (United Kingdom), the vessels MPI Adventure…

Steven Engels new country manager for the Netherlands at Ørsted

Ørsted has appointed Steven Engels as General Manager Continental Western Europe. He will be responsible for Ørsted’s market development in this region. Engels will also assume the role of country manager the Netherlands. He succeeds Jasper Vis who has been in this role for the past 6 years and has led Ørsted to a successful entry…