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Last call for registration Offshore Wind Innovation Award 2018

After the success in 2017, Offshore Wind Innovators will organize the Offshore Wind Innovation Award for the second time this year. In collaboration with Siemens and Van Oord, this prize will be awarded to the most innovative entrepreneur in this sector on December 12. The Offshore Wind Innovation Award is intended to raise awareness about…

Stichting Noordzee releases report on effects of large-scale offshore wind in the North Sea

Large-scale offshore wind development in the North Sea has major consequences for ecology and spatial planning, both negative and positive. In a report published by Stichting Noordzee yesterday, the organisation urges for more in-depth research. The report, ‘Windparken op de Noordzee: kansen en risico’s voor de natuur’ (Wind farmes in the North Sea: opportunities and…

Jan De Nul baptises offshore installation vessel Taillevent

Today Jan De Nul Group named today its latest fleet addition, the offshore installation vessel Taillevent, in the Belgian port of Ostend. The christening was performed by Miss Pauline Stassijns, granddaughter of Director Dirk De Nul, in the presence of family, employees and their guests. The vessel was formerly known as the MPI Discovery but…

Herman Sr. orders Damen Shoalbuster 3514

During the Offshore Energy 2018 exhibition Dutch marine services provider Herman Sr. BV announced it has ordered a newly-developed Damen Shoalbuster with Damen Shipyards Group. The Shoalbuster 3514 will be named Brutus and is intended for or wind farm support and maintenance. The Shoalbuster 3514 is the first of a new class within the Damen…

Foundation suppliers Borssele 1+2 announced

Ørsted announced the suppliers for the monopiles and transition pieces for the 752 MW offshore wind farm Borssele 1+2. Sif and EEW SPC received the contract for the delivery of half of the 94 monopile foundations for the Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines while Danish Bladt Industries and EEW OSB will deliver 35 transition pieces,…

Four Southern North Sea organisations sign MOU

Yesterday, at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam, North Sea Energy Gateway Den Helder (NSEG), Amsterdam Ymuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), East of England Energy Group EEEGR, and Team Humber Marine Alliance signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation. The organisations will operate together under under the name ‘Southern North Sea Energy Alliance SNSEA’.…

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…