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Lagerwey trains Russian wind energy specialists

Lagerwey will train 44 specialists from Russia at their facility in Barneveld to implement joint projects later this year. This is part of a training programme that the Dutch wind turbine manufacturer launched together with NovaVind, a division of Russian Rosatom State Corporation, responsible for wind energy projects, in May this year. Wind energy in…

Four Southern North Sea organisations sign MOU

Yesterday, at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam, North Sea Energy Gateway Den Helder (NSEG), Amsterdam Ymuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), East of England Energy Group EEEGR, and Team Humber Marine Alliance signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation. The organisations will operate together under under the name ‘Southern North Sea Energy Alliance SNSEA’.…

Huisman receives second order in Japan

Huisman recently signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane (PMC) for offshore wind turbine installation in Japan. It is the second contract from JMU. In 2016, Japanese Penta-Ocean Construction company awarded JMU a contract for the delivery of a Self Elevating Platform (SEP)…

Shell co-invests in floating wind demonstration project

On 5 October Shell, innogy SE and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a floating wind turbine demonstration project at the Metcentre demonstration site near Stavanger in Norway. The demonstration project is based on SOT’s ‘TetraSpar’ floating foundation concept in combination with a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy…

Van Oord completes acquisition MPI Offshore

Van Oord announced today it completed the acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor, from Vroon Group. With the acquisition Van Oord strengthen its position in the UK offshore wind market and further expands its global position. The acquisition includes the MPI Offshore organisation in Stokesley (United Kingdom), the vessels MPI Adventure…

Pondera Consult opens office in Jakarta

Dutch renewable energy consultant Pondera Consult announced this weekend that it has opened an office in Jakarta. The company has been exploring opportunities for cooperation in Indonesia since 2016. Indonesia has an ever increasing power demand and serious ambitions to start its own energy transition. The country has many natural resources. One of the identified…

Dutch consultancy company helps client win important offshore tender

Article Wind Energy Magazine 03 2018  Canadian independent power producer Northland Power and its project partners Yushan Energy and Mitsui have recently won the second Taiwanese offshore wind tender. With support of the Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy BV, which has played a critical role within Northland’s bid team by carrying out a number of roles, such…

Dutch content at WindEnergy Hamburg 2018

From 25 to 28 September some 35,000 wind energy experts from all over the world gather at the Global Wind Summit event in Hamburg to share ideas, experiences and discuss future developments and requirements. It houses two wind energy events; WindEurope’s global on & offshore conference and WindEnergy Hamburg, the world’s leading wind energy expo,…