Tag Archive for offshore wind

Innovation doesn’t stop with subsidy-free tenders

In the coming years, offshore wind energy in the Netherlands will get a big boost. By 2030, the total installed offshore wind capacity is planned to be 11.5 GW. Where a few years ago, offshore wind was seen by the general public as the most expensive climate solution, it has now become one that needs…

Meewind joins bid for Hollandse Kust (Zuid) 3 & 4

Dutch investment fund Meewind announced earlier this week that it has joined one of the 4 bidders in the tender for the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) 3 & 4. If the consortium wins it will be the first Dutch offshore wind farm for Meewind. Meewind started around ten years ago offering private investors the possibility to participate…

DHSS receives second contract for Deutsche Bucht work

DHSS was awarded a contract by Van Oord for call-off helicopter services for the 269 MW German wind farm Deutsche Bucht. It is the second contract for DHSS for the German wind farm in a short time. Helicopter flights will take off from Den Helder Airport, which is completely utilized as an A1 Offshore Energy heliport,…

Creating synergy between education and industry

With a 752 MW offshore wind farm rising on the horizon as of 2020 and another one in the following year, the southern Dutch province of Zeeland offers many job opportunities for young people in the province for at least the next two decades. Danish developer Ørsted, winner of the first offshore wind farm Borssele…

Fugro awarded contract from TenneT for UXO services

Fugro was recently awarded a multimillion-Euro contract from TenneT for UXO (unexploded ordnance) services at an offshore wind farm development in Dutch coastal waters. The contract follows previous involvement in route survey activities at the site.   Fugro will use the DP2 multipurpose vessel Atlantis Dweller  The vessel is permanently equipped with a work class remotely operated…

March 14 – MET Event 2019

Next Thursday, March 14, the second edition of the Maritime Transition Event will take place at the VNAB in Rotterdam. The event supports sustainable energy initiatives by providing an inspiring conference with interesting case-studies and opinion stories. The event provides a networking opportunity for professionals from the entire maritime industry sector. Over 180 professionals came…

TenneT presents North Sea Wind Power Hub to Dutch King and Queen

On 6 March, during a German-Dutch trade delegation meeting in Bremerhaven, TenneT CEO Manon van Beek presented the vision and current plans for a wind power hub in the North Sea (NSWPH) to Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands and Queen Máxima. “We are especially pleased and honoured by the interest of the royal couple in…