Top News of the Week Aug 12 – 18, 2013

Top News of the Week Aug 12 – 18, 2013

Top News of the Week Aug 12 – 18, 2013

Siemens Signs Chartering Deal with Esvagt for Two Offshore Wind Service Vessels (Denmark) 

Siemens Energy has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities.

UK: DONG Energy Gets GBP 1.1 Million for Offshore Wind O&M Bases 

Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund.

Germany: Riffgat Still Not Connected to Network 

After the official opening of Riffgat offshore wind farm, the wind turbines are still not feeding green power to German households, since the grid operator TenneT has not connected the wind farm to the network. 

VIDEO: Greater Gabbard ‒ World’s 2nd Largest Offshore Wind Farm 

The recently inaugurated Greater Gabbard is the second largest offshore wind farm in the world. It was officially opened on August 7 by Energy Minister Michael Fallon MP.

Jan De Nul Orders Multipurpose Vessel from Uljanik Shipyard, Croatia 

Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia.