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At the 2019 CEDA Dredging Days, IADC’s Secretary General René Kolman (right) bestows the 2nd Young Author Award 2019 to Ms Liesbeth De Keukelaere (left) for her contribution to the paper “Mapping water quality with drones – test case in Texel”. Photo: IADC

De Keukelaere Wins IADC "Young Author Award"

winner for the co-authoring of the research paper “Mapping water quality with drones – test case in Texel”.A pilot test case at the Prins Hendrikzanddijk project in Texel, the Netherlands, was organized end October 2018 to demonstrate drone technology for water quality monitoring. Jan De Nul was working on creating a new dune area seaward of the existing dike. This dune takes over the coastal protection function of the existing dike and combines it with nature development, public services and recreational appeal. For the demo an octocopter drone platform was used with a multispectral

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Seaway 7 Scores Taiwan Job

Seaway 7, Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit, has won a contract from Jan de Nul for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm project in Taiwan.The contract scope includes the transportation, pre-piling and installation of 47 jacket foundations for wind turbines. Seaway 7 will execute the work in 2020 and 2021 using the heavy lift vessels Seaway Yudin and Seaway Strashnov.The contract award is worth between $50 million and $150 million, the company said.Steph McNeill, SVP Subsea 7 Renewables & Heavy Lifting, said, "We are pleased to have the opportunity to continue to support

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Jan De Nul Completes Port Hedland Dredging

Jan De Nul Group completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia, and can look back on a successful three-year cooperation with the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA).Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel and to further enhance the safe and sustainable access to the port of Port Hedland. The project, part of the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP), included the removal of high

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Massive TP's Shipped for Taiwan Windfarm

Jumbo reports completion of a shipment of the "heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter "Transition Pieces (TP’s) it has ever transported.The TP’s were shipped for Jan De Nul Group in cooperation with brokers Multi Marine Chartering B.V. from Laem Chabang to Taichung, where they will form part of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 Phase 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF).The Formosa 1 OWF will have a total capacity of 128MW once built and commissioned. Phase 1 of Formosa 1 features two Siemens 4MW demonstration turbines, the first ever wind turbines to be installed off Taiwan. The Formosa 1

Cable layer Isaac Newton (Photo: Jan De Nul Group)

Subsea Cables Installed for NASR Phase 2

Jan De Nul Group said it has completed the cable installation scope for the Phase II Full Field Development of the NASR offshore oil field approximately 130 kilometers northwest of Abu Dhabi.The dutch services company said it was subcontracted by South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries for the cable loading, transport, laying and protection of three 132-kilovolt subsea power cables (total length 147 kilometers) and 10 11-kilovolt subsea power cables (total length 57 kilometers) for the NASR oil field project, part of the ADNOC strategic development program to increase the field’s capacity to

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Jan De Nul Wins TenneT Contract

Jan De Nul Group said it has been awarded a framework agreement for repairs of TenneT’s offshore high-voltage cables in the German Bight.The Dutch firm has been appointed by TenneT to mobilize in the event of high-voltage cable system faults or failures within the contractual period, to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity in the operator’s high-voltage grid. The contract covers a period of 24 months, with two optional extensions of 12 months each.The scope entails repairs of all TenneT’s existing HVAC cable systems connecting individual wind farms to the offshore

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Salvors Lift Norwegian Frigate

frigate in one piece, and the synchronous functioning of the four cranes allowed workers to lift the wreck in one continuous operation and move it into a horizontal position, Scaldis said. The lifting operation started on Tuesday last week and was completed by Sunday.Scaldis, a subsidiary of DEME, Jan De Nul Group and Herbosch-Kiere, said missiles and fuel had already been removed from the frigate during the winter months while divers installed 16 hoisting chains under the wreck to be able to lift the ship out of the water.To lift the frigate safely and completely out of the water, it was transported

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Jan De Nul Wins Australia Dredging Work

The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) engaged Jan De Nul Group to dredge the channel to the Port of Port Hedland. The project forms part of stage two of the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP), a PPA initiative to sustain the long-term operation, development and future growth of the port of Port Hedland.Over the past several years, Jan De Nul Group has been the lead contractor on the majority of the capital dredging works as well as the maintenance dredging works within the port precinct of Port Hedland. During the first quarter of 2019, Jan De Nul Group will mobilize the large self-prope

Tekmar Cable Protection System on the back of a Jan De Nul Group vessel installing an offshore wind project. (Photo: Tekmar)

Tekmar Selected for Northwester 2

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul Group has selected the Tekmar cable protection system (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm 50 km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium in the North Sea.Tekmar said it will supply its latest TekLink Generation 8 cable protection system for all inter array and export cables. The product will be produced within Tekmar’s manufacturing facility in the North East of England during 2019.Fellow Tekmar Group company AgileTek Engineering also supported the project using its proprietary AEL cloud system, providing verification

Jan De Nul successfully completes first major umbilical installation project. Image: Jan De Nul

Jan de Nul Completes Umbilical Installation Offshore Egypt

Marine engineering firm Jan De Nul Group Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the two main subsea umbilicals for the exploitation of new gas fields in the West Nile Delta concessions, located in the North Alexandria region, offshore Egypt.According to the company release, specifically for this project, Jan De Nul Group reconfigured its multi-purpose vessel Willem de Vlamingh into an efficient Umbilical Installation Vessel.The two umbilicals, with a total length of 69 km, were loaded in Norway in May 2018 and transported to Egypt. The installation campaign started with a 3-km

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