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Van Oord wins first cable installation contract in Taiwan

Van Oord has been awarded a cable installation contract by Ørsted for the Taiwanese Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. It is the company’s first cable contract in Taiwan. The 900 MW Greater Changhua are located between 35 and 60 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County, Taiwan. Van Oord is responsible for…

Borssele Alpha ready for Borssele I & II connection

With obtaining certification by DNV GL, TenneT’s Borssele Alpha offshore grid connection is now ready for operation. TenneT’s first and at the same time largest connection system for wind farms on the Dutch North Sea will be used to connect Ørsted’s 700 MW offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The connection system was completed to schedule and…

Heerema wins second offshore wind contract in Taiwan

Heerema Marine Contractors has won another offshore wind contract in Taiwan, following the installation contract for the It concerns a contract for the 109.2 MW Changhua Windfarm Phase 1 project.  This time the contract is for the 900MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms that are being developed by Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted.…

Winner Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 to be announced on July 10

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy will announce the winner of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 wind farm zone sites next Wednesday, July 10, at 6PM (CET).  Four interested parties submitted their bids in the subsidy-free tender for the two offshore wind zone sites, which closed in March of this year.…

Ørsted to centralise storage array cables at WIND yard in Velsen

Ørsted awarded a 20-year framework agreement to Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND for the storage and onshore handling of all its array cables and accessories for current and future European offshore wind farms at WIND’s yard in Velsen. For this purpose, WIND is planning to further expand its warehouse capacity from where logistics and…

Boskalis bags Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract

Ørsted Wind Power A/S has awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the offshore export cable installation contract for its Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm. The contract has a value of over 100 million Euro. It concerns three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 kilometers. The project scope includes the preparation of the offshore…

Ørsted to install artificial reefs for cod recovery at Borssele 1 & 2

Ørsted and Wageningen Marine Research (WMR) are working together on a cod recovery project at the future Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The project includes the installation of artificial reef structures. In 2020, the first artificial reefs will be installed. From 2021 to 2023, WMR will monitor the ecological effects of the reef…

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…

Tideway completes longest AC offshore wind cable

Tideway completed the export cable installation for Ørsted’s 1.2 GW UK Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. With 467 km length, it is the longest AC offshore wind cable ever to have been installed. Additionally, the cable manufacturing and installation were completed months ahead of schedule. The world’s largest offshore wind farm, located 120km off…