The first of the total 5 turbines for the Hywind Scotland project has been lifted onto its floating foundation in Stord, Norway, and is ready for the deployment off the Scottish coast.
Cemre Shipyard in Turkey has organised a launching ceremony for a service operation vessel (SOV) ordered by Esvagt and chartered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.
Swedish utility company Vattenfall has announced the first successful projects for its EUR 3 million research programme aimed at examining the environmental and socio-economic impacts of offshore wind farms.
Siemens Gamesa has held its first shareholders general meeting since the creation of the new company deriving from the merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power.
Abu Dhabi-based Quality Marine Services (QMS) and Zakher Marine International (ZMI) have taken delivery of the first of three offshore barges being built in a shipyard in China, with the second one slated to be deployed on North Sea offshore wind projects.