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Van Oord and Mammoet to jointly work with Verton on new blade lifting method

Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces in a partnership with the Australian scale-up Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades that could shorten the installation cycle times and make installation safer for operators. The company was scouted via the maritime and port accelerator innovation platform PortXL where Van Oord is…

Van Oord’s Nexus installed inter array cables Deutsche Bucht

Van Oord has installed more than 40 kilometres of inter array cables for the 269 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, in the German Bight. The contractor used its cable laying vessel Nexus to perform the work. Nexus installed the cables at 40 metres water depth, at a rate of up to three cables per…

Van Oord publishes white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives

Van Oord presents a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives to underline its sustainable ambition and to inspire everyone involved. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability programme S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful solutions for facing global challenges. In the white paper, the focus is on the acceleration…

Jack Up Barge and Van Oord team up for Deutsche Bucht

Jack Up Barge will work together with Van Oord on the 269 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German Bight. The company has signed a contract with Van Oord Offshore Wind GmbH in Hamburg for the accommodation and supply of Balance of Plant operations. Jack Up Barge will deploy its jack-up platform JB-115.…

Van Oord and AdBm successfully demonstrate new noise mitigation system

Van Oord and AdBm Technologies have successfully demonstrated the new AdBm Noise Mitigation System (NMS), with support from TNO. Van Oord will be deploying the system at Borssele 3,4 & 5. The NMS system reduces underwater noise resulting from offshore pile driving wind turbine foundations. It uses special acoustic resonators designed and produced by AdBm…

Seaway Strashnov installs offshore substation at Deutsche Bucht

On April 4, the heavy lift vessel Seaway Strashnov installed the offshore substation at the 269 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, located 100 kilometres from the German mainland in the German Exclusive Economic Zone.  As general contractor Van Oord was responsible for the manufacturing and installation of the unmanned offshore substation. Both the jacket foundation…

Offshore wind contributes to growth revenue Van Oord

Van Oord saw a recovery in revenue in 2018, the year the Dutch offshore contractor celebrated its 150th anniversary year. Offshore wind largely contributed to the increase in revenue. In 2018, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue, against EUR 1.53 billion in 2017. EUR 706 million of revenue came from offshore wind activities, EUR…

Zuiderzeewind consortium awarded conditional contract for Windpark Fryslân

Windpark Fryslân awarded a conditional contract to build the 382.7 MW nearshore wind farm in the northern part of the IJsselmeer to Zuiderzeewind, a consortium consisting of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Signed in Amsterdam, the conditional contract comprises the construction of the 380-plus MW nearshore wind farm as well as service operations for at least…