The Netherlands News

Belgian Offshore Helicopter Player Opens Dutch Base

Apr 28, 2020

Offshore helicopter company NHV has opened a new base in Arnemuiden, Midden-Zeeland, The Netherlands, to support its offshore windfarm activities in the region.NHV will support this project utilizing the H145 aircraft, an Airbus Helicopter 4-tonne-class twin-engine rotorcraft…

Van Oord Installs Slip Joint Foundation at Borssele Wind Farm Site

Apr 28, 2020

Dutch offshore installation and construction company has installed what it calls the 'Slip Joint' foundation at the Borssele Wind Farm Site V in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The Slip Joint is an alternative connection between foundation elements…

Heerema Fabrication Group's Piling Template for Taiwan Offshore Wind Project

Apr 21, 2020

Dutch company Heerema Fabrication Group has won a contract to build pre-piling templates for the Greater Changhua offshore wind developments in Taiwan.A pre-piling template will be delivered to the company's compatriot Heerema Marine Contractors…

Gasunie Joins Offshore Green Hydrogen Project

Apr 20, 2020

Energy infrastructure firm Gasunie has joined as a partner at the PosHYdon project - the first offshore green hydrogen pilot being worked on in the Dutch section of the North Sea.PosHYdon integrates three energy systems in the Dutch North Sea: offshore wind…

DEME Hits Halfway Mark with Borssele Wind Farm Installation

Apr 10, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME Offshore has said made strong progress with the installation of the foundations for offshore wind turbines at Ørsted’sBorssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Dutch North Sea, reaching the halfway mark. Having…

Boskalis Buys Salvage Firm Ardent Americas

Apr 09, 2020

Dutch dredging and marine services giant Boskalis has acquired the U.S.-based maritime emergency response specialist Ardent Americas.Ardent, created by the 2015 merger of salvage divisions of Svitzer and Crowley, specializes in emergency preparedness and response…

Covid-19: Boskalis Stops Crew Changes, Cuts Spending

Apr 02, 2020

Dutch offshore transportation and dredging giant Boskalis has halted crew changes and will slash spending this year due to the COVID-19 virus crisis, it said on Thursday.The company said that, while its workers work from home where possible…

Borssele Beta Topside Sails Away

Mar 31, 2020

Dutch state-owned grid operator Tennet has informed that the Borssele Beta offshore substation has sailed away to the Borssele Area in the Dutch North Sea, where it will be placed on a subsea jacket by a crane vessel later this week.The topside is 25 meters high…

TenneT: Borselle Beta Topside Ready to Sail Away

Mar 20, 2020

Dutch state-owned grid operator Tennet has said that the topside of the offshore transformer platform for the Borssele III and IV wind area in the Dutch North Sea is ready for the sailaway.Dubbed the offshore power socket, Borssele Beta, will…

TenneT Secures EIB Loan for Offshore Wind Power Line

Mar 09, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend 250 million euros to the electricity transmission company TenneT for the western section of TenneT’s “Zuidwest 380 kV” project. According to the bank's statement, the project will enable…

Dutch Gov't to Double Renewables Subsidies

Mar 05, 2020

The Dutch government on Wednesday said it would double the amount of money available under its renewable energy subsidy program to 4 billion euros ($4.45 billion) in 2020, from a previously planned 2 billion euros.The Netherlands is scrambling…

Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

Feb 26, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and vessel builder Royal IHC has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to design and delivery of an integrated power cable lay spread.The equipment will be installed on its newly chartered vessel, Normand Clipper…

Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

Wintershall Noordzee Starts Gas Production from Sillimanite Field

Feb 20, 2020

Wintershall Noordzee has started gas production from its operated Sillimanite field in the North Sea area between the UK and the Netherlands.The company, a joint venture of Wintershall Dea and Gazprom EP International, said Thursday the unitized gas field…

Neptune Brings Online HPHT Well in Dutch North Sea

Feb 19, 2020

Neptune Energy has started gas production from the new L5a-D4 well. According to Neptune, the well sits in the deepest producing gas field of the Dutch North Sea.L5a-D4 is a high pressure, high temperature well located in the L5a-D field, around 100 kilometers north of Den Helder…

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