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Damen receives third FCS 2710 order from High Speed Transfers

Damen has received an order for a FCS 2710 fast crew supply vessel from High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST). The new vessel is planned for delivery in September and will be named HST Harri. It is the third order for a FCS 2710 from the in Swansea, Wales based crew transfer vessel operator HST. The…

New Dutch offshore wind atlas launched

ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) and Whiffle (a Delft University of Technology spin-off) have released the Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas. This new and improved map will help Dutch government and wind farm developers to plan, build and operate offshore wind farms even more efficiently. Please follow and like us:

PGGM and Shell express interest in Eneco

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Shell announced today that it is joining forces with cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider PGGM to explore the opportunity to participate in the controlled auction for the energy company Eneco that was announced in December 2018. They outlined their intentions in an open letter. In the open letter PGGM and Shell express that they…

Installing offshore wind foundations while afloat

Foundations for the next generation offshore wind turbines will increasingly be installed with floating vessels instead of jack-up vessels. “We have already considered foundations that have never been installed before.” Wind Energy Magazine – No 4, 2018 – Text Jan Spoelstra During Offshore Energy 2018, from 22 to 24 October in Amsterdam, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam…

Ampyx Power – Harvesting untapped winds at high altitudes

These are busy times at the office of Ampyx Power, the Dutch company that designed the Ampyx Power Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES). After months of design optimisation, the team of Ampyx Power is currently assembling their third generation prototype, taking another step in the process of bringing the innovation to market. And while doing…

LCoE calculations for Dutch offshore wind

Dutch consultants BLIX Consultancy and Pondera Consult recently provided the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy with a study to gain insight into the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) for offshore wind farms that are planned off the Dutch coast. The Netherlands has the ambition to have multiple offshore wind farms operational by…

Boskalis purchases offshore cable assets of Bohlen Doyen GmbH

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reached an agreement with SPIE for the acquisition of the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Wilhelmshaven based Bohlen Doyen GmbH. Bohlen Doyen’s offshore cable laying business operations comprise of grid to grid and offshore substation to shore connections, which includes the installation of (nearshore) offshore cables and the connection…

Van Oord bags Kriegers Flak transportation contract

Van Oord was awarded a foundation transportation and installation contract from Swedish energy company Vattenfall for the 600 MW Kriegers Flak wind farm. Van Oord will install the project’s 72 monopiles and transition pieces. Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm and is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2021.…

MHI Vestas V164-9.5 selected for Borssele V

MHI Vestas was awarded a turbine supply contract by Two Towers Consortium, for the Borssele V innovation site, located 20 km off the coast of Zeeland and within site III of the Borssele Wind Farm zone. The Danish turbine manufacturer will supply two V164-9.5 MW turbines for the project. The 19 MW project has been…