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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…

Belgian offshore wind farm Norther produces first electricity

On February 26, Belgian offshore wind farm Norther produced its first power. Norther is located approximately 23 kilometres from the Belgian port of Zeebruges. It has a total capacity of 370 MW, produced by 44 MHI Vestas wind turbines, type V164-8.0 MW. Once fully operational, planned for this summer, the wind farm is able to…

The future of offshore wind at Maritime Energy Transition event 2019

On 14 March, the annual Maritime Energy Transition (MET) Event will take place at the VNAB building in Rotterdam. During this second edition, industry specialists will discuss the role of the maritime industry in the energy transition. With the urge for drastic steps in creating a more sustainable energy system, how does this impact the…