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Kooiman Marine Completes Vessel Conversion for Van Stee Offshore

Jun 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilding group Kooiman Marine has completed the conversion of Van Stee Offshore's new Multi-Purpose DP-2 Support Vessel Zwerver I.Kooiman Marine said Wednesday that the final work on the vessel has been completed and the “Zwerver I” is ready to be deployed…

VIDEO: Boskalis Removes Neptune's Dutch North Sea Platforms

Jun 24, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has completed the removal of three platforms from the Dutch sector of the North Sea with the help of the Dutch offshore contractor Boskalis.The platforms, L10-C, L10-D, and L10-G, had been in production for four decades before ceasing production in 2016…

World's Largest Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel to Install One of World's Smallest Offshore Platforms

Jun 22, 2020

Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors will transport and install Dana Petroleum's P11-Unity platform, under a contract awarded by HSM Offshore.Heerema will use the Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel…

Geo Ranger Survey Vessel Passes Sea Trials

Jun 18, 2020

The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger has this week successfully passed sea trials on the river Ems, the Dutch Shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander said Thursday.'In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse…

Ampelmann's Gangway for New Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Jun 11, 2020

Dutch offshore crew transfer specialist Ampelmann will deliver an ice-strengthened gangway for the recently ordered, Russia-bound, shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel.As previously reported, Dutch shipbuilder Niestern Sander, with compatriot vessel-owner Wagenborg Offshore…

Ørsted Installs Its 1500th Offshore Wind Turbine

Jun 11, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has said it has reached a milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of its 1500th offshore wind turbine.The turbine was installed at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea…

Subsea 7's HKZ Wind Farm Installation Deal Confirmed as FID Made

Jun 05, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has confirmed the award of 'a substantial' contract by Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore wind farm project in the Dutch North Sea.The two companies had in April signed a conditional…

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Go-Ahead

Jun 05, 2020

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has given the green light for the 1,500 MW offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.The offshore wind farm, named, the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4, will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023…

All Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Foundations in Place

Jun 04, 2020

Danish wind farm developer Ørsted and Belgium installation contractor DEME Offshore have completed the installation of the 94 foundations at the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm location in the Dutch North Sea.The foundations were installed by DEME’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’…

Drydocks World Cuts First Steel For Dutch Wind Farm Substation

May 28, 2020

Dubai's Drydocks World shipyard has cut first steel for the HVAC Transformer Station Topside, named Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta.This is the third such unit that Drydocks World will be constructing for Petrofac and end-client TenneT, and the second project for the HKZ offshore wind farm…

Prysmian's Cables for Hollandse Kust Zuid III and IV Offshore Wind Farm

May 20, 2020

Prysmian Group, Italian marine cable installation company Prysmian, has finalized a contract for a project awarded by offshore wind farm developer Vattenfall.The contract is for the provision of the subsea inter-array cable systems for the Hollandse…

GMS Rejects Seafox Proposal Again

May 07, 2020

Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a UAE-based owner of a fleet of jack-up service units for the offshore energy industry, has again rejected Seafox's takeover proposal and has urged its shareholders to do the same.Seafox, the Dutch owner of a fleet of offshore jack-up service vessels…

Seafox Proposes to Take Over GMS

Apr 30, 2020

The Dutch owner of a fleet of offshore jack-up service vessels Seafox has made a non-binding proposal to take over the UAE-based jack-up specialist GMS. Both companies provide offshore service support jack-up units for hook-up and commissioning in the oil & gas and offshore wind industries…

Dutch Government Gives Shipbuilder IHC $435 Mln Lifeline

Apr 30, 2020

The Dutch government said on Thursday it is providing ailing shipbuilder Royal IHC with a lifeline of up to almost 400 million euros ($435 million), enabling the company's takeover by a consortium of marine companies and investors from Benelux countries…

Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

Apr 29, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has said that its offshore wind farm Borssele 1 & 2 in the Dutch North Sea has delivered first power to the Dutch grid. The first wind turbine is now supplying electricity.Borssele 1 & 2 is located 22 kilometers…

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