Tag Archive for offshore wind

Fugro completes US offshore wind job

Fugro has completed a large site characterisation field programme off the coast of Massachusetts for a proposed offshore wind farm of 804 MW. The data will support permitting, design and installation of the proposed wind farm. The proposed wind farm is being developed by Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean…

KENC launches 2 new automatic boat landing systems

Dutch offshore equipment engineering and fabrication company KENC Engineering revealed two new automatic boat landing systems (ABLS). The systems are certified and compatible with all common CTV’s. The ABLS provides a safe transfer between a CTV and large vessels. It is a robust and compact design that comes fully automated with an easy-to-operate control system…

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…