Offshore ReWIND: The Most Read News of 2015

The Offshore WIND staff thought that the New Year’s Day would be the perfect time to let you – our readers – be editors and compile a list of news you found the most interesting and worth a read in 2015.

Image source: Dong Energy

DONG Energy Seeks Technical and Consultancy Staff for Danish Projects

DONG Energy has invited tenders for temporary technical and consultancy staff working at the company’s Danish locations.

Offshore Wind Trumps Trump

The UK’s Supreme Court ruled against Donald Trump in his latest legal battle against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).

MPI Acquires RWE’s Victoria Mathias WTIV

MPI Offshore has acquired wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Victoria Mathias, from RWE Innogy.

Samsø Turbine Broke Off Due to Welding Crack

A fracture in the welding that connects the tower top flange with the tower had caused the breaking of the turbine Number 7 at the Samsø (Paludans Flak) offshore wind farm, Siemens said in a statement.

Siemens, Bernhard Schulte Sign Deal for Two New SOVs

Siemens has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Bernhard Schulte for two new service operations vessels (SOV) to be purpose-built for the long-term service and maintenance operations of the Gemini and Sandbank/Dan Tysk offshore wind power plants in the North Sea.

Umoe Ventus Sinks After Catching Fire off Langeland

The Wave Craft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Ventus sank yesterday after catching fire off Langeland, while en route to Bagenkop, according to local media and the police.

Statkraft Says No More New Offshore Wind Projects

Statkraft AS will no longer invest in new offshore wind projects, the Norwegian utility said in its adjusted investment plan today.

DEME Orders New Multi-Purpose Vessel

DEME has ordered another vessel for serving the offshore energy market.

Eneco Seeking Contractors for Norther Offshore Wind Farm

Dutch energy company, Eneco, is inviting bids for two contracts regarding its Norther offshore wind farm located 22 kilometers from the shore near the port of Zeebrugge.

First Monopile In at Nordsee One

The first monopile foundation was installed at the Nordsee One offshore wind farm site on December 15 – ahead of schedule.

Offshore WIND Staff