The Danish Government has decided to issue the Notice to Proceed to the Femern Link Contractors joint venture for the execution of the design and build contracts of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt link between Denmark and Germany. The construction will start on 1 January 2021.
A serious accident has occurred today on board of offshore installation vessel ‘Orion 1’ at the occasion of and during crane load tests. The vessel is under construction and owned by COSCO (QIDONG) OFFSHORE CO., LTD. The vessel is moored at the quayside at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, with the crane undergoing several load tests.
In an industry milestone, joint venture CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has initiated the early works contract for the very first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan. To be named ‘Green Jade’, the vessel has an exceptionally high transport and load capacity and will be built at CSBC in Taiwan for delivery in 2022 for deployment in the flourishing local offshore wind market.
DEME Offshore is making strong progress with the foundation installation at Ørsted’s Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Dutch North Sea, reaching the halfway mark. Having started construction works with offshore installation vessel ‘Innovation’ in mid-January 2020, foundation installation has hit the halfway mark, with 47 out of a total of 94 foundations installed.
Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading marine contractor, and DEME Offshore, Belgium’s leading offshore marine engineering company, have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding comprehensive cooperation for the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan.
The two substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been successfully installed in the Belgian North Sea. This installation marks a major milestone in the construction of Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm.
DEME Offshore is pleased to announce that its work on the foundation structures for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm has reached another key milestone, with all 37,000 tonnes of pin piles for the project now installed in the Moray Firth concession area.