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Construction starts at Deutsche Bucht

GERMANY: The first of 33 foundations has been installed at Northland Power's 268.8MW Deutsche Bucht project in the German North Sea.

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.

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.

Construction under way at Norther

BELGIUM: The first of 45 foundations has been installed at the 370MW Norther project in the Belgian North Sea.

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.

Monobuckets set for Deutsche Bucht pilot

GERMANY: Northland Power has given the go-ahead to install two monobucket turbine foundations at the 268.8MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project.

Service rivals carve up MPI Offshore

UK: Van Oord and Jan De Nul have acquired MPI Offshore staff and a number of its vessels.

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.