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Seaway Offshore Cables awarded US offshore wind contract

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded a turnkey cable supply and installation contract for the US Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) far. The contract was awarded by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC. who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy. It is the first US offshore wind contract for SOC. The multi-million-dollar contract will…

Trade fair brings Belgian offshore world together

On 20 and 21 March 2019, the 5th edition of the “Belgian Offshore Days“, a B2B trade fair organised by Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC) will take place in Ostend. BOC is the association that brings together Belgian suppliers to the offshore wind industry. In recent years, the fair has become the place to be for…

Bidding window Hollandse-Kust Zuid III and IV announced

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate has announced the bidding window for the offshore wind sites Hollandse-Kust Zuid III and IV. It has opted for the second time for a subsidy-free tender as previously done with the Hollandse-Kust Zuid I and II wind farm. The bidding window opens on 1 March. Interested developers can…

SeaMade reaches financial close

Belgian developer SeaMade NV reached financial close for the 487 MW offshore wind farm SeaMade. SeaMade is a combined offshore wind farm consisting of the 252 MW Seastar and 235 MW Mermaid offshore wind farms. With the news of the financial close came the announcement of contract awards for the turbines, foundations, substations and cables. SeaMade…

Damen designs vessel for US market

Damen Shipyards Group has designed a new service accommodation and transfer vessel, the FCS 3410, that meets the requirements for operation in the US offshore wind market. The design of the new vessel builds on the success of the proven Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) vessels with the Twin Axe bow design. The Axe Bow,…

Boskalis wins export cable contract Ostwind 2

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded an export cable installation contract by 50Hertz for the German Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract has a value in excess of € 250 million and is the largest cable installation contract for Boskalis ever. Ostwind 2 will connect the planned Arcadis Ost 1 and Baltic…

Royal designation Van Oord

His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark…

TenneT opens information centre for Zuid-West 380 kV West connection

TenneT is opening an information centre in Kruiningen to inform the public on the developments of the future 389 kV high voltage connection, Zuid-West 380 kV West, between Borssele and Rilland. Beside securing the electricity supply in the Zeeland region, it will also be used to transport the electricity generated by the planned offshore wind…

DEME, Shell and Quadran Energies Marines aim for Dunkirk offshore wind farm

Belgian marine contractor DEME, energy company Shell and French marine renewable technology specialist Quadran Energies Marines are partnering up to bid for the French Dunkirk offshore wind farm under the name ‘Moulins de Flandre’.  The call for tender opened last week. The 500 MW Dunkirk offshore wind farm is to be developed off the coast at…