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Van Oord prepares its Deep Dig-It trencher for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Van Oord was conducting final tests yesterday in the Alexiahaven in Maasvlakte 2 with its innovative Deep Dig-It trencher.  The trencher will be used for the connection of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm, to be built 22 km off the coast of the province of Zuid-Holland. In 2018, TenneT awarded the Van…

First inter-array cable in place in Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Nexans has laid the first submarine inter-array cable in the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm zone. The cable manufacturer received the contract for the from Ørsted in November 2018. It is part of a five-year framework agreement between the two companies. The contract includes the supply and installation of between 170 and…

Van Oord to co-develop Estonian offshore wind farm

Van Oord joins Estonian developer Saare Wind Energy in the development of the 600 MW Saarmemaa offshore wind farm south-west of the Estonian island Saaremaa in the Baltic Sea. Saare Wind Energy started the development of the project in 2015 on basis of a thorough analysis and ample spatial planning experiences. The developers are now waiting…

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…