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Tekmar to provide cable protection system for Fryslân Wind Farm

Van Oord, main contractor for the 382 MW nearshore wind farm Fryslân, has selected UK based subsea services provider Tekmar Energy Limited to provide cable protection systems for the wind farm’s infield array cables. The contract includes 167 cable protection systems, including full protection from topside hang-offs through to burial into the seabed. Tekmar Energy will…

Marine Performance Systems winner Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019

Marine Performance Systems was announced winner during the final of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019 wich took place on 9 December. The company has found a solution for noise reduction during piling. For an interested audience their presentation convinced the jury the most. The three other finalists were Arc Marine, Witteveen & Bos and…

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…

EEW SPC to deliver monopiles for Fryslân Wind Farm

Steel manufacturer EEW SPC will produce the 89 monopiles for the 382.7 Fryslân Wind Farm which will rise south of the Afsluitdijk near Breezanddijk. The German producer was contracted by Van Oord Offshore Wind BV. Van Oord is partner, together with Siemens Gamesa, in the Zuiderzeewind consortium, the main contractor for the wind farm. EEW SPC…

First monopile installed at Borssele III & IV

Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of the first monopile at the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Van Oord will install in total 77 monopiles at the 731.5 MW wind farm. Borssele III & IV is being built 22 kilometres off the coast of the Province of Zeeland and is a project…

Wind Farm Fryslân reaches financial close

Windpark Fryslân B.V. has reached financial close for its 382.7 MW wind farm. Ten banks, ABN Amro, BNG, BNP Paribas, DZ Bank, Helaba, ING, KBC, KfW IPEX, NWB and Rabobank and the province of Fryslân are jointly financing the nearshore wind farm. The contracts were signed yesterday. The total construction cost are 850 million Euro. The ten…

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…