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KENC Engineering & Breman Machinery to design lifting tool for French OWF

Van Oord, awarded Breman Machinery and KENC Engineering with the assignment to design and build a casing lifting adapter (CLA). The lifting tool supports the installation of 190 pin piles at the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. The CLA lifting tool can handle 275 tonnes and is designed to connectwith the temporary casing used during…

DHSS awarded multi-year helicopter hoisting contract by MHI Vestas

Dutch logistics company DHSS won a multi-year helicopter hoisting contract from MHI Vestas for the German Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm. The company already has a ships agency and port logistics services contract in place with MHI Vestas for the German project. DHSS will be responsible for helicopter hoist operations for technicians and material to…

Start construction Klaverspoor Wind Farm

Construction work for Vattenfall’s Klaverspoor wind farm is soon to kick off. The wind farm, one of five to be built along the A16.highway in West Brabant, is expected to supply the first electricity in the second half of 2022. Klaverspoor wind farm will comprise six wind turbines to be placed along the A16 in…

Pondera to carry out a wind feasibility study in Saba

Saba has the ambition to become a 100% sustainable energy island. Wind energy is one of the possible renewable energy sources that are being explored. Dutch consultancy Pondera will be carrying out a feasibility study for this purpose. Saba’s goal to become a 100% sustainable energy island was formulated in the 2019 Energy Sector Strategy.…

Dutch overestimate share of renewable energy

A study commissioned by the Dutch Renewable Energy Association (NVDE) shows that the Dutch overestimate the share of renewable energy. This applies to all three renewable energies: solar energy, wind energy and biomass. NVDE announced this yesterday during a broadcast of ‘Vroege Vogels’. The study was conducted by Motivaction on behalf of the NVDE and…

New Dutch app enables EV charging during solar and wind peak hours

Amsterdam-based Dutch start up Laadje has built an app that ensures electric cars charge automatically when there is a peak in availability of wind and solar energy. With the solution, which is currently only available for Teslas, CEO Otto Barten expects that the power price can drop from about 21 cents / kWh to 17…

DHSS bags new contract for Borssele III & IV

Vessel and helicopter logistic service provider DHSS has been contracted by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to manage helicopter services during the turbine installation & commissioning phase of the 731,5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.  The contract includes the coordination of the transfer of crew, luggage, and cargo from its logistics hub at…