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Renewables Roadshow in search of future offshore wind professionals

NWEA, the Dutch Wind Energy Association, offshore energy education institute DOB-Academy and international recruitment company Atlas Professionals have joined forces in order to fight the gap in offshore wind professionals in the next few years. By means of a Renewables Roadshow they will visit schools to promote working in the wind industry among adolescents.  The Renewables Roadshow…

Arnout Damen new CEO Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards Group have announced their new CEO. As of January 1 2020, Arnout Damen will take over the role from René Berkvens. At the same time, the shipbuilding company is switching to a divisional structure to serve the market more effectively and efficiently. René Berkvens has been the CEO of Damen Shipyards Group for more…

Sylvia Boer appointed new director AYOP

Sylvia Boer (37) has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) and will take up her role on 1 February 2020. She will serve as the linchpin between members of the association for offshore companies, government bodies and stakeholders. Boer’s appointment is designed to leverage on the major opportunities AYOP…

Atlas Professionals joins Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports

Recruitment and HR services provider Atlas Professionals announced during the WindEurope Offshore event in Copenhagen that its has become a member of the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), an association of companies and government bodies in the North Sea Canal region focused on the offshore extraction of gas & oil and wind energy. This region could…

First floating turbine installation method to be used for Arcadis Ost 1

Heerema Marine Contractors, Belgian developer Parkwind and MHI Vestas announced today at the WindEurope Offshore Wind event in Copenhagen they will use their jointly developed first floating turbine installation method for the German offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1. The three partners worked on the innovative installation method over the past year. It is based…

DHSS to provide helicopter services for Borssele III & IV

Transport and logistics agency DHSS has been selected by Van Oord to perform helicopter services during the construction phase of the 731.5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm, located some 22 km off the coast of the Province of Zeeland. The wind farm is a project by the Blauwwind consortium, consisting of Partners Group…

Eneco in Japanese hands

A consortium of Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation (80%) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. ( (20%), Japan’s 3rd largest energy company, will take over Dutch energy company Eneco. Eneco and the shareholders’ committee, consisting of the municipalities of Rotterdam, The Hague, Dordrecht, Lansingerland, Capelle aan den IJssel, Molenlanden, Heemstede and Achtkarspelen, have agreed on the proposed…

Mammoet signs agreement with US port for offshore wind activities

Mammoet signed an agreement with Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal in Coeymans, New York for access to the port’s 400-acre marine terminal facility along the Hudson River 100 miles North of New York City and 10 miles South of Albany, NY. Mammoet will use the space for the support of the upcoming offshore wind projects in…

COBRAcable officially inaugurated

Earlier this week, on Monday November 4, COBRAcable, the 700 MW interconnector between the Netherlands and Denmark, was inaugurated. The event took place in two locations at the same time, in Eemshaven and the Danish city Endrup. TenneT CEO Manon van Beek and Thomas Egebo, CEO of Danish grid operator Energinet, officially launched the interconnector…