Tag Archive for offshore wind

Welcon supplies 78 Hollandse Kust Zuid towers

Danish steel manufacturer Welcon has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to supply 78 towers for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm. The order is part of a larger supply order of 140 towers. HKZ, a Vattenfall project, will be located approximately 20 kilometers off the west coast of the Netherlands…

Jumbo completes foundation transportation job for Yunlin OWF

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The shipping company transported the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards in the Netherlands and Germany to Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own Heavy Lift Vessel…

Amazon to purchase power from Hollandse Kust Noord

Starting in 2024, Amazon will offtake a total of 380 MW generated by the 759 MW future Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm from Eneco and Shell. Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm is being constructed 18.5 kilometres off the Dutch coast. CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, is currently working on installing…

Dutch House of Representatives adopts North Sea Agreement

This week it was announced that the House of Representatives has adopted the North Sea Agreement by a majority. The parties to the North Sea consultation can now jointly continue with the implementation of the agreements in the North Sea Agreement. The North Sea is already used intensively. With the plans for large scale offshore…

Damen delivers 2 Fast Crew Suppliers in Taiwan

Damen Shipyard Group’s two Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2710 Falcon No. 5 and Falcon No. 6 have been delivered to their new owner Hung Hua Construction Co., Ltd in Taiwan. The vessels will be deployed by the Taiwanese company’s wholly owned subsidiary Dong Fang Offshore (DFO) in the offshore wind market. Hung Hua Construction is…

Fugro and NYK sign MOU with Japanese geoscience specialist OYO

Fugro and NYK Group, who recently formed a partnership to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan, have now signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading Japanese geoscience specialist OYO Corporation (OYO). The cooperation will further strengthen the companies’position as service providers for the growing offshore wind site characterisation market in Japan. Geo-data specialist…

Start ecological monitoring in Fryslân Wind Farm

An ecological monitoring programme starts in Fryslân Wind Farm and the newly constructed work/nature island near Kornwerderzand. During 5 years, consultancy firms Bureau Waardenburg and Altenburg & Wymenga will monitore birds, bats, fish, aquatic plants and shellfish on the island and near the wind farm. Fryslân Wind Farm is currently being constructed south of the…

Mammoet opens new office in Taiwan

Heavy lift specialist Mammoet announced it will open a new office in Taichung, Taiwan. The new office, Mammoet’s third in Taiwan, will allow the company to be located closer to project sites and to offer onshore services for offshore wind farms locally. The company said it decided to open a new office in Taiwan due…