On-the-loose ship which hit HKZ OSS foundation now under tow to Port of Rotterdam

After a day of adventure on the high seas off the Dutch coast, which included hitting a foundation of an offshore wind farm substation, the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D has been salvaged by Boskalis, the company reported on 1 … Read More

Rudderless cargo ship drifts around Dutch offshore wind farm, hits platform foundation

A rudderless cargo ship is drifting around the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea following a collision with an oil and chemicals tanker in heavy seas in the anchorage area near IJmuiden on Monday, 31 … Read More

Despite Record Year, European Wind Not on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Europe invested €43 billion in new wind farms in 2020, the second highest annual amount on record. These investments cover 20 GW of new capacity that will be built in the coming years – 13 GW of it in the EU … Read More

Sif gearing up for Hollandse Kust Zuid monopiles

Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is fine-tuning its production lines for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. The production of the TP-less monopile foundations for Vattenfall’s 140-turbine project is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of … Read More

HKZ Alpha linked to land

Van Oord has completed the pull-in of the two export cables at the Alpha platform of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind project. The two cables have now reached the recently installed six-legged jacket foundation at the Alpha offshore substation. The … Read More