Belgium | 2020-11-26
The SeaMade offshore wind farm is nearing completion with only three wind turbines left to be installed.
Located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea, the 487 MW wind farm will comprise 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines, 55 of which are now in place. This is according to social media posts from Aspiravi, one of the project owners, which also said 52 of the installed wind turbines are producing power.
DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Apollo installed the first wind turbine at the project site in mid-June. The following month, SeaMade produced first power.
Full commissioning of the 487 MW wind farm, which is a combination of the 235 MW Mermaid and the 252 MW Seastar projects, is expected by the end of the year. Seamade NV, a joint venture between Otary (70%), Electrabel (17.5%), and Eneco Wind Belgium SA (12.5%), is the project developer.
Belgium | 2022-02-08
Currently, we have an opening for QC Coating Inspector, who would have previous experience in the Offshore (Wind) Industry. Details Position: QC Coating Inspector; Location: Tallinn, Estonia; Duration: Until the end of the year 2022; Working 5-6 days per week, and 8-12 hours per day; Requirements Secondary education level/Technical Engineering; At least 5 years of ...Read more
Belgium | 2022-02-03
Offshore Jobs. Currently, we’re urgently looking for a 2x 2nd Officer on TSHD. First Officer will work in Belgium, the ship will be located in the dock. Other officers will work in UK, FR, BE, and NL waters.Read more
Belgium | 2022-02-02
we urgently searching for the 2nd Engineer, fully vaccinated with GWO W@H. Start day 19th February, work in Belgium waters.Read more
Belgium | 2021-07-01
Job opportunities for a 1st Engineer for a 1st Engineer (min. STCW III/2 Second Engineer) with GWO Sea Survival (incl. Boat landing) and GWO Working at Heights.Read more
Belgium | 2021-06-28
A special naming ceremony was held for the world’s first DP2, twin-hulled Service Operation Vessel ‘Groenewind’ on Friday, June 25. The Belgian Federal Minister of Energy, Tinne Van der Straeten is the godmother of this unique vessel and she smoothly smashed the champagne bottle down on the hull, heralding a new era in offshore wind ...Read more
Belgium | 2021-01-21
Jan De Nul Group is the first dredging company to carry out 100% sustainable beach replenishments, announced JDN in the release. Moreover, this world first has taken place at the Belgian coast. From 1st February, Jan De Nul will deposit about 500,000 cubic metres of sand on the beach of Raversijde by order of the ...Read more
Belgium | 2021-01-13
Titan LNG’s FlexFueler successfully bunkered the hopper dredger Scheldt River, owned by DEME Group, on the Western Scheldt recently. The Netherlands-based maritime LNG bunkering company has received approval from local authorities to bunker ships on the Western Scheldt area to the west of Antwerp, Belgium. The location has been identified as a strategic one for ...Read more
Belgium | 2021-01-04
Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester ...Read more
Belgium | 2020-12-01
The wind turbine installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm was completed on 30 November, with the 58th and final unit erected at the project site located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea. DEME, the EPCI contractor for the project, started installing the foundations in September 2019, using its jack-up vessel Innovation, ...Read more
Belgium | 2020-11-24
Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed another challenging project, this time in the Ostend Port, Belgium. “Six months ahead of schedule, we’ve completed the widening of the Ostend Port entrance to 125 meters,” stated JDN. During the project, the company performed dredging works, scour protection was also installed and a new quay wall was ...Read more
Belgium | 2020-11-13
Jan De Nul has just released beautiful photo from their coastal protection project in Nieuwpoort. Belgium has a coastline of 65 km bordering the south-eastern part of the North Sea. Being one of the Low Countries, its coastal zones and sea ports are vulnerable to climate change. “We therefore protect our coastlines in a sustainable ...Read more