Tag Archive for offshore wind

Damen’s FCS 2710 one step closer to suit US offshore wind market

Damen Shipyards Group’s Fast Crew Supplier 2710 is a step closer to potentially being used in the US offshore wind industry after having received an approval in principle from US maritime classification society ABS. Damen had to modify the design of its standard FCS 2710 to meet the US requirements. The modifications include the incorporation…

Enersea develops reusable monopile cover for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Dutch engineering company Enersea has developed a reusable monopile cover for Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. In the next 8 months the design will have to be optimised and go into serial production in order to have the first 41 covers ready for installation. Vattenfall is building the app. 1,500 MW Hollandse Kust…

Ørsted and Yara join forces in pioneering green amonia project

Ørsted and fertilizer company Yara, plan to jointly develop a 100 MW wind powered electrolyser plant for renewable hydrogen production which will be used for ammonia production in Yara’s Sluiskil plant, located in the Dutch province of Zeeland. The electrolyser plant will be based on renewable energy supply from Ørsted’s offshore wind farms Borssele 1&2.…

Z-Bridge’s Bring-to-Work system ready for sea trials

On 13 August 2020, Dutch offshore access provider Z-Bridge reported that its new Bring-to-work (B2W) access system was undergoing the last part of the certification tests. The system will next have to undergo sea trials. The B2W system was undergoing testing on an onshore test location since May of this year. The last certification test…

Vattenfall joins Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports

Vattenfall is joining the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) association. By joining, it will allow the company to collaborate with regional companies that can contribute to the development and operation of Hollandse Kust Zuid. AYOP is a public-private association with members from more than 85 companies and organizations that are active in the offshore energy…

DEME Offshore joins green hydrogen pilot PosHYdon

DEME Offshore joins as a partner in the PosHYdon project, a pilot that aims to integrate three energy systems in the North Sea: offshore wind, offshore gas and offshore hydrogen by producing hydrogen from seawater on Neptune Energy’s Q13a production platform. DEME will provide the hydrogen unit for installation on the Neptune-operated Q13a platform. The Belgian…

IX Wind opens office in Tokyo

Dutch consultancy and engineering company IX Wind has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan. It is a next step in further expanding its business in Asia-Pacific renewables market. IX Wind is already working with Japanese companies, including Eurus Energy, Obayashi, and JWD. By opening an office the company aims to to expand its business, further building…

Multiple contenders for tender Hollandse Kust (noord)

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) announced today that it has received multiple applications in the subsidy-free Hollandse Kust (noord) tender. The winner will be able to build a wind farm of at least 700 MW. RVO expects to announce the winner within the next 13 weeks. The tender for Hollandse Kust (noord) is the fifth…