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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…

Sif and Smulders win Dogger Bank A & B foundation contract

A consortium of steel manufacturers Sif Netherlands B.V. and Smulders Projects Belgium N.V. will produce and supply all monopiles and transition pieces (TPs) for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project off the North East coast of England. Foundation installation is planned to start in the summer of 2022. The Dogger Bank offshore…

Royal HaskoningDHV to support North Falls Offshore Wind Farm

Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by North Falls Offshore Wind to support the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) process for the proposed extension to the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm off the UK coast in the southern North Sea. North Falls Offshore Wind Farm is a joint venture between SSE Renewables…

DHSS awarded multi-year helicopter hoisting contract by MHI Vestas

Dutch logistics company DHSS won a multi-year helicopter hoisting contract from MHI Vestas for the German Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm. The company already has a ships agency and port logistics services contract in place with MHI Vestas for the German project. DHSS will be responsible for helicopter hoist operations for technicians and material to…

WIND establishes Taiwanese branche office

Dutch cable logistics and service company WIND, has officially established a Taiwanese branch office. WIND’s cable crew already mobilised all the handling equipment and is ready to start their first renewable storage project next week. Patrick Schelvis, Area Manager Asia: “ We are proud that our clients requested us to extend our services with a…