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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalized in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialization of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalised in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialisation of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Storage

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy for the installation of 87 inter-array cables for the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of route engineering, a pre-lay grapnel run, cable transport, cable installation and trenching. The project will be executed by VBMS’ in-house owned and […]

  • 30 October 2015

    VBMS has been awarded two contracts with a total value of approximately €200 million for the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. VBMS has signed a contract for the export cabling scope in a consortium with nkt cables, for the supply and installation of two 45km long export cables, including route preparation, landfall operations, burial, termination and testing […]

  • 31 August 2014

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalised in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialisation of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    VBMS has recently repaired two inter-array cables and one export cable in the Thames Estuary and the Irish Sea. VMBS used Stemat 82 to carry out the inter-array cable repairs in the shallow waters of the outer Thames Estuary due to its 8-point mooring system and 2.3m depth. The repair of the export cable was […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Storage

    VBMS has completed the repair of an inter-array cable at Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 2. The scope of work included the removal of the defective cable, and installation, burial, terminations and testing of a replacement cable which was completed in less than 48 hours, from arrival to departure. The works were executed in the German […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    VBMS recently repaired two inter-array cables and one export cable in UK waters. With its cable-laying vessels being deployed for cabling projects at Galloper, Rampion and Walney Extension offshore wind farms, VBMS used Stemat 82 to carry out these cable repairs. The cable-laying barge’s 8-point mooring system and 2.3 depth made it suitable for repairing […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalised in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialisation of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, has, in consortium with NKT Cables, been awarded the Borssele Beta cable contract by TenneT. The contract is for the installation of two 67 kilometer long export cables that will connect the Borssele offshore wind farms 3 and 4 to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. In addition, VBMS will install a […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Storage

    VBMS has reached a major milestone by installing its 1,000th inter-array cable during its works for Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm this week. In 2008, when the company was founded, VBMS installed its first inter array cables in Belgian waters for Thornton Bank Phase I. Through the years, VBMS has been contracted for a number […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    VBMS has completed two 1,170 meter long horizontal directional drillings at the landfall for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The drillings were done in preparation for the installation of two 42 kilometer long export cables next year. To avoid worsening weather conditions later in season, the work was brought forward by three months. This meant […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Storage

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy for the installation of 87 inter-array cables for the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of route engineering, a pre-lay grapnel run, cable transport, cable installation and trenching. The project will be executed by VBMS’ in-house owned and […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    TenneT has awarded the consortium between VBMS and NKT Cables with a contract for the installation of two 67km export cables that will connect the Borssele Beta substation, i.e. the Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farms, to the Dutch onshore grid.

  • 22 July 2015
    Storage

    VBMS has completed the repair of an inter-array cable at Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 2. The scope of work included the removal of the defective cable, and installation, burial, terminations and testing of a replacement cable which was completed in less than 48 hours, from arrival to departure. The works were executed in the German […]

  • 30 October 2015

    VBMS has been awarded two contracts with a total value of approximately €200 million for the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. VBMS has signed a contract for the export cabling scope in a consortium with nkt cables, for the supply and installation of two 45km long export cables, including route preparation, landfall operations, burial, termination and testing […]

  • 14 November 2014

    VBMS has completed a remote platform tie-back project – platform L8-P4 to L6-B – for Wintershall Noordzee B.V. in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The scope of work for VBMS consisted of the engineering, installation and burial of a 19.5 kilometre umbilical, at a water depth of 29 meters. VBMS has explaiend that […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall Vindkraft for the installation of 33kV inter-array cables for the Horns Rev3 offshore wind farm. The farm, located in the eastern North Sea off the coast of Esbjerg, Denmark has a planned capacity of 400 MW and will produce the equivalent of the electricity consumption of 450.000 […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    VBMS completed the repair of an inter-array cable at Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 2. The scope of work included the removal of the defective cable, and installation, burial, terminations and testing of a replacement cable. The total operation took less than 48 hours, the company said. The works were executed in the German Bight by […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Storage

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The 150kV HVAC cables will transport the power ashore from the 400 MW wind farm to the onshore cable in Brooklands Pleasure Park in Worthing, South East England. VBMS will deploy the […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    While its mother company Boskalis reported a revenue decline of 20% for 2016, VBMS achieved an 80% increase in revenue from offshore wind projects including Sandbank, Nordergründe, Rampion, Galloper, Egmond, Aberdeen, Borssele and Blyth.

  • 15 January 2015
    Equipment

    VBMS, a strategic joint venture of VolkerWessels and Boskalis, has been awarded another contract by Wintershall Noordzee B.V. The scope of work includes the installation, burial, survey and pull-ins of an 18.5km control umbilical which connects the Ravn platform to A6-A, located in the Danish and German sectors of the North Sea. The project will […]