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Van Oord receives Iberdrola Award in Spain

Van Oord was one of the companies who received an award during the Iberdrola RETO Awards for Supplier of the Year in Madrid, Spain. The company received the RETO Energy Transition award for its advances towards the energy transition. The Iberdrola RETO (Recuperación (Recovery), Energía (Energy), Transición (Transition) and ODS (SDGs)) Awards for Supplier of…

Acta Marine completes Bard Offshore 1 maintenance campaign

Acta Marine completed a 3 year maintenance campaign on the German Bard Offshore 1 offshore wind farm. The company deployed its walk to work support vessel Acta Auriga for the campaign. Bard Offshore 1 was commissioned in 2013 and is the first commercial offshore wind farm in German waters. The 400 MW project is located…

Pondera provides EIA advise for Estonian offshore wind farm

Dutch renewable energy consultancy Pondera will advise developer Saare Wind Energy on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for their Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonian waters. The project could have an installed capacity of over 1,000 MW. The development of the Saaremaa project started in 2015. A maximum of 100 wind turbines are planned in…

RWE confirms Sofia EPCI contract with Van Oord

RWE Renewables has contracted Van Oord for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for the 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm. Van Oord was already selected as preferred supplier for the works in December 2020. The definite contract has now been signed, following RWE’s financial investment decision…

Ampelmann receives multiple offshore wind orders from Asia Pacific region

Ampelmann has secured multiple orders in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region in the first quarter of 2021. A large part of these relate to the offshore wind market. In addition to the well-known A-type motion compensated access system, Ampelmann will also introduce the E1000 system in this region. The Dutch offshore access provider has won a…

Vuyk supports Cadeler with Orca Wind upgrade

Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam has been contracted by Cadeler A/S for the engineering works supporting the upgrade of the wind farm installation vessel Wind Orca. Next generation wind turbines with capacity ratings exceeding 14 MW, require improved crane lifting capacity from the vessels used to install, operate, and maintain offshore wind turbines. For this reason Cadeler…

TKF awards Vos Prodect contract for German OWF

Dutch subsea cable solutions provider Vos Prodect Innovations (VPI) has been awarded a contract by Dutch cable manufacturer Twentsche Kabel Fabriek (TKF) to deliver cable hang-off systems for the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The Kaskasi wind farm is being buitl by RWE some 35 km off the island…

Van Oord secures 4-year O&M contract with Vattenfall

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has awarded Van Oord a 4-year Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract, with the option for one more year. The contract includes planned and unplanned maintenance campaigns for approximately 600 Vattenfall wind turbine generators (WTGs). Working through its MPI Offshore organisation, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated lifting services for main…