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    Dong Energy acquires complete Hornsea Zone

    Dong Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project 2 and 3, which have the potential of 3 GW offshore wind capacity. This follows Dong’s acquisition of Hornsea Project 1,... read more
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    MHI Vestas signs contract for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind was confirmed as the preferred supplier for Borkum Riffgrund 2. Following negotiations with Dong Energy, the two companies have reached an agreement for the supply of V164-8.0... read more
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    VBMS contracted for Rampion export cabling

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The 150 kV HVAC cables will transport the power ashore from the... read more

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    Convent College graduates begin their careers

    The first participants have successfully completed the course 'Construction and Service Technology Offshore' at Convent College. After completing the training course, graduates were immediately given... read more
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    Siemens ratifies new wind turbine factory

    Upon a signing ceremony Siemens has confirmed its plans for building a new production site in Cuxhaven. With this, the starting signal for the plant has been launched in which, in future, the nacelles... read more
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    MPI Workboats secures long-term contract

    MPI Workboats (MPIW) secured a 15-year service charter on the Westermeerwind nearshore wind farm. The vessel for the services will be MPI Dorothea. read more
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    Siemens to build wind power plant in Cuxhaven

    Siemens will rise up a manufacturing plant for nacelles for offshore wind turbines in Cuxhaven, Germany. On August 13 corresponding contracts should be signed. Production is expected to start in 2017. read more
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    Offshore wind industry sets record first half

    In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind industry installed more new capacity than in any other year. Beside several projects that reached completion, the deployment of larger... read more
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    Seajacks Scylla to install monopiles at Veja Mate

    Seajacks has been awarded the foundation installation contract for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The vessel Seajacks Scylla, currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industry’s Geoje Yard,... read more
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    ABB hands over DolWin1 grid connection

    ABB has handed over the DolWin1 offshore grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. The 800 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link connects offshore wind farms around... read more

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