The brand-new Cutter Suction Dredger Willem van Rubroeck, which has a total installed cutter power of 41,346 kW, started its very first assignment in Mauritania.
The Swordfish will be a high-powered state-of-the-art subsea trenching vehicle that can be fitted with either a jetting installation, a mechanical chain cutter or a combination of both to tackle a wide variety of soil conditions and bury cables up to 3 or even 3.5 metres deep.
For the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark, Jan De Nul Group is installing a total of 72 wind turbines of 8.4MW each on behalf of Vattenfall Denmark.
Five Jan De Nul trailing suction hopper dredgers receive a new ULEV notation recognizing performance that exceeds regulatory requirements
Ortelius is the fifth dredger delivered by Keppel O&M to Jan De Nul Group, following the delivery of three 3,500 m3 TSHD and one 6,000 m3 TSHD, the Sanderus. All five are ULEv, equipped with a two-stage catalytic filter system.
This marks a further investment in the offshore installation capacities of the Luxembourg based maritime contractor. The vessel will be officially transferred during the fourth quarter of 2020.
The very first jacket foundations have been installed in Taiwanese waters, approximately 10km off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County. Onshore, the civil works for the connection of the offshore wind farm are completed.
Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN ES and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil on board the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Alexander von Humboldt.
That is exactly what Jan De Nul does with the Voltaire and Les Alizés, the world’s largest and most powerful installation vessels of their kind (one on legs, one floating) that will build the next generation of offshore wind farms.