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Latest Netherlands Offshore Wind Power Articles

Van Oord to lead marine conservation pilot

NETHERLANDS: Offshore contractor Van Oord is launching a second project in the Dutch North Sea investigating how natural conservation and renewable energy generation can be mutually reinforcing.

Four injured in crane incident, Swire confirms

NETHERLANDS: Vessels contractor Swire Blue Ocean has confirmed that four workers were injured during a "crane related work incident" at the Port of Eemshaven on the Pacific Osprey vessel.

Carbon Trust tests 'noise-reducing' hammer

NETHERLANDS: Members of the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme and piling technology firm Fistuca have successfully tested an installation hammer designed to reduce underwater noise and reduce fatigue damage.

Boskalis remains confident as earnings fall

NETHERLANDS: Revenue, earnings and orders in Boskalis' offshore energy segment were down in the first half of the year, but the marine contractors remain positive for the remainder of 2018.

Dutch lake project takes shape

NETHERLANDS: Siemens Gamesa and Van Oord are set to build an 89-turbine near-shore wind farm in the northerly Ijsselmeer Lake.

Offshore wind boosts Fugro's earnings

NETHERLANDS: Growth in its offshore wind services increased ocean surveyor Fugro's revenue in the first half of the year, the Dutch company's CEO said.

Tennet increases grid investments in H1 2018

GERMANY/NETHERLANDS: Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet increased its investments in high-voltage grids in the first half of the year in a bid to connect more wind and solar.

LM acquires Dutch test facility

NETHERLANDS: GE's blade subsidiary LM Wind Power has acquired the WMC test facility in Wieringerwerf in the north of the country.

Borssele III & IV reaches financial close

NETHERLANDS: The Blauwwind consortium has completed financing for the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project, meaning construction can begin.

Prysmian to supply Borssele III & IV cables

NETHERLANDS: Italian supplier Prysmian has won an order from contractor Van Oord to supply 66kV inter-array cables to the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project.

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