DEME successfully completed the installation of 85 km of subsea export cable for Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid, deploying the state-of-the-art cable installation vessel ‘Living Stone’. The cable connects Elia’s Offshore Switch Yard to the shore station Stevin at Zeebrugge, as well as the Rentel wind farm Offshore Substation.
A consortium of DEME, Tractebel, Jan De Nul Group, Soltech and Ghent University is proud to announce the launch of an innovative project in the field of marine floating solar technology. The partners strongly believe that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in offshore waters are one of the essential future green energy sources. Combined in the same location with aquaculture and offshore wind power, this innovative technology allows for a more efficient use of available space.
DEME’s ambitious multi-year fleet investment programme continues with the arrival of the new generation trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Bonny River’. The vessel is currently being mobilised in Flushing, the Netherlands, for its first assignment.
DEME Offshore has been awarded a major contract for the transport and installation of 165 foundations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. Additionally, DEME Offshore secured the contract for the transport and installation of the turbines at the wind farm.
DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor, a world leading pioneer in floating wind power, to undertake a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen wind farm project in the North Sea off Norway's coast. With DEME Offhore’s market expertise and vast track record in the offshore renewables industry, the company aims to be at the forefront of developments relating to floating offshore wind technology. The agreement was signed early December 2018 with a five-month duration, and the study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment decision.
DEME has been awarded a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. This prestigious contract confirms DEME’s technological expertise in complex dredging and marine engineering projects and its strong position in the German market, where it has had a presence for more than 50 years. The contract has an approximate value of EUR 238 million (VAT included).
SABCA, a leading tier 1 aerospace industry supplier and DEME Offshore, a worldwide leader in solutions and services for the offshore energy market, have entered into a partnership for the development and deployment of Unmanned Vehicles to perform surveillance and inspection works in the offshore industry.
DEME’s newest, self-propelled DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Apollo’ was officially named in the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium on February 21. The ceremony was performed by Olympic, World and European Champion heptathlon Nafi Thiam.
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