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BLIX to assist Northland Power with offshore wind portfolio

Canadian energy company Northland Power (Northland) has awarded BLIX Consultancy a framework agreement to assist with the development of Northland’s worldwide 12 GW offshore wind project portfolio. Services to be rendered under the framework agreement include amongst others: tender support, feasibility studies, EIA expertise, LCOE optimisation, site data analysis, site investigation scoping and campaign management,…

Acta Marine seeks partner for further expansion in offshore wind

Acta Marine seeks partner for further expansion in offshore wind

Acta Marine and shareholder MerweOord have initiated a structured process to invite a long-term partner and co-owner to participate in the future expansion of Acta Marine. The company is experiencing strong growth in the offshore wind market and wants to leverage its market position by expanding its fleet. Initially for Walk-to-Work CSOVs, but also for…

CORROSION starts campaign for more sustainable foundation protection

Dutch company CORROSION launched an awareness-raising campaign about the need for sustainable solutions that protect not only offshore wind turbine foundations from corrosion but also the world’s seas and oceans. “Few people realize that many offshore wind farms are far more eco-friendly above water than below it,” said Niels Ros, Manager Offshore Wind at CORROSION.…

Ampelmann & C-Job reveal wind feeder vessel for US waters

Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have revealed a new offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology, specifically suited for the rigorous demands of operating off the east coast of the United States of America. The feeder concept – which is envisioned to be a series. The Dutch offshore access provider and ship design…

BLIX opens office in Seoul

BLIX Consultancy (BLIX) has opened an office in Seoul, South-Korea. From this new office, the Netherlands based consultancy will support the booming local offshore market. It is the second branch office for BLIX in the Asia Pacific region. Offshore wind is picking up momentum in Korea, especially since the New Green Deal announced by the…

OutSmart & Vestas to jointly maintain OWEZ

Wind farm owner NoordzeeWind has selected Vestas and Dutch-German OutSmart to operate and maintain its Offshore Wind farm Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ). The first Dutch offshore wind farm is now entering the later phase of its lifecycle. Vestas and OutSmart have now partnered to optimize its performance over this period. OWEZ was opened in 2007…

Norges Bank Investment Management becomes co-owner of Borssele 1&2

Norges Bank Investment Management will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm. The two companies signed an agreement today. The total value of the transaction is approx. EUR 1.375 billion. Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is the asset management division of Norges Bank, the Norwegian central…

Conclusion Mission Critical to safeguard OT environment for Borssele III & IV

The Blauwwind consortium has chosen IT service provider Conclusion Mission Critical for the operational management of the business-critical systems for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm, which was officially opened earlier this year. Conclusion Mission Critical was already closely involved as a consultant in the set-up of Blauwwind’s IT infrastructure, the company reports.…

New records set in wind and solar production in March

Several records were broken in the production of wind and solar energy in the Netherlands in March 2021. On 13 March, solar and wind even supplied almost 50 % of the Dutch electricity demand. This is evident from the monthly figures of Energieopwek.nl. The top ten of renewable energy production days now includes six days…

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…