DNV GL Clears the Way for Two New Offshore Designs

April 18, 2019
DNV GL Clears the Way for Two New Offshore Designs

Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine shuttle.

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Beating the Offshore Elements with Autonomous Docking

April 16, 2019
Beating the Offshore Elements with Autonomous Docking

Offshore weather conditions can be a real challenge. To increase the window of operation, efficiency and safety, Bosch Rexroth and Vroon are developing and testing technology that will allow offshore access systems to dock autonomously.

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Jan De Nul Selects Record-breaking Huisman Crane for Its Jack-up Giant

April 15, 2019
Jan De Nul Selects Record-breaking Huisman Crane for Its Jack-up Giant

To suit its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel Voltaire, Jan De Nul needed an offshore crane with unprecedented capacity and lifting height and selected Huisman for the job.

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Van Oord Installs Supersize Substation

April 10, 2019
Van Oord Installs Supersize Substation

Van Oord has completed the installation of the offshore substation at the 269 MW Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany's Exclusive Economic Zone.

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Windpark Fryslân Contracts Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa

March 27, 2019
Windpark Fryslân Contracts Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa

Windpark Fryslân has awarded a conditional contract to build the large-scale nearshore wind farm in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands to Zuiderzeewind, a consortium consisting of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

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Jan De Nul to Repair Offshore Cables in German Waters

March 27, 2019
Jan De Nul to Repair Offshore Cables in German Waters

TenneT has awarded a framework agreement to Jan De Nul Group for repairs of TenneT’s offshore high-voltage cables in the German Bight.

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Offshore Wind Offers Career Opportunities

March 19, 2019
Offshore Wind Offers Career Opportunities

The renewables industry is growing rapidly adding to a shortage of technicians. That is why Atlas Professionals, MHI Vestas and DOB-Academy (De Oude Bibliotheek-Academy) in Delft, The Netherlands will organise the Wind Experience Day.

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Lots of Local Content for Moray East Wind Farm Project

March 14, 2019
Lots of Local Content for Moray East Wind Farm Project

DEME Offshore, formerly GeoSea, has selected the Tier One suppliers for its Moray East offshore windfarm foundation contract, many of which are based in the UK.

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