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  • 14 January 2020

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Storage

    The 962-ton Northwester 2 offshore high voltage station has completed its journey from Aalborg, Denmark to the Port of Oostende in Belgium. The Port of Oostende will be a temporary home to the substation prior to the installation at the site some 48 kilometres north-west of Oostende. The substation’s journey from the Bladt Industries’ facilities […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, needs to conduct an additional environmental review required by the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) so as to move forward with its plans to modernizing Terminal 5 and making it “big ship ready”, capable of meeting growing marine cargo industry needs. The […]

  • 24 September 2007

    This week a reader asks about how much the now open Northwest Passage will save in shipping emissions. This year, for the first time in recorded history, the Northwest Passage has become fully ice-free. This means that this Northern sea route around the Americas is now fully navigable, and will become increasingly so over the […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 18 November 2019

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has completed the installation of all monopile foundations at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project, a spokesperson from Parkwind told Offshore WIND. According to Parkwind, Vole au vent completed the installation of all 23 monopiles on 13 November and is currently preparing for the installation of turbines. […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Storage

    The 962t Northwester 2 offshore high voltage substation has been installed at the project site off the Belgian coast. According to Parkwind, Scaldis’ crane vessel Gulliver installed the topside onto its monopile foundation yesterday morning at the site some 50km off the coast. The offshore substation will be connected to Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    RWE and Parkwind have signed a long term power purchase arrangement (PPA) under which RWE Supply & Trading GmbH will procure the electricity production from the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The German energy company intends to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. The Northwester 2 wind farm will consist […]

  • 16 June 2015

    The BC Chamber of Commerce welcomed Pacific Northwest’s positive Final Investment Decision on their LNG project.

  • 8 October 2018
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 8 October 2018
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 16 June 2015

    The BC Chamber of Commerce welcomed Pacific Northwest’s positive Final Investment Decision on their LNG project.

  • 14 May 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The Northwester 2 offshore wind farm is fully operational, with all 23 MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines supplying power to the Belgian grid. Northwester 2 is the first to use the V164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which now supply green energy via Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). […]

  • 11 February 2016

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has on Wednesday issued a draft environmental assessment on the Petronas-led Pacific NorthWest LNG project in British Columbia. According to CEAA, the $11.4 billion LNG export terminal planned for Lelu Island in the Port of Prince Rupert would likely harm harbour porpoises and contribute to a large increase in greenhouse gas […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, needs to conduct an additional environmental review required by the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) so as to move forward with its plans to modernizing Terminal 5 and making it “big ship ready”, capable of meeting growing marine cargo industry needs. The […]

  • 14 September 2007

    The most direct shipping route from Europe to Asia is fully clear of ice for the first time since records began, the European Space Agency (Esa) says. Historically, the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans has been ice-bound through the year.

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Northwester 2 turbines will be secured to their foundations with super duplex fasteners designed to be maintenance-free throughout the 27-year turbine design life. The stainless studs, nuts and washers for the 219MW Belgian offshore wind farm have been delivered to Bladt Industries by Swedish manufacturer BUMAX under a SEK 1.7 million (approx. EUR 160,000) contract. […]

  • 13 February 2017

    Malaysian energy giant Petronas could relocate its Pacific NorthWest LNG project in British Columbia, should the Canadian authorities request such a move.

  • 30 September 2016

    Malaysian giant Petronas is reportedly contemplating a sale of a majority stake in the Pacific NorthWest LNG project that has recently been awarded the clearance by the Canadian Federal government.

  • 26 July 2017

    Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners will not proceed with the development of the $27 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project on Lelu Island in the district of Port Edward in Canada’s British Columbia province. 

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Crystal Serenity, Crystal Cruises’ luxury ocean ship will sail a 32-day expedition voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean from Anchorage/Seward, Alaska to New York City via the Northwest Passage (500 miles north of the Arctic Cirle) in August 2017, marking the company’s return to the Northwest Passage. Beginning in August 2016, Crystal Serenity ventured into the northern route […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The product will be available in Northwest Europe.