Top News of the Week, 20 – 26 February 2017

Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind

The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market.

Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos)

The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

CS Wind UK Laying Off 54 People

Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has announced to its staff at the factory in Machrihanish, Campbeltown, that it intends to let go of more than 50 workers due to challenging market conditions.

Danes Heading to Japan to Talk Offshore Wind

A group of Danish offshore wind industry investors, developers and manufacturers is heading to Japan to meet with this country’s key stakeholders in Kitakyushu and Tokyo.

French Court Dismisses Nass & Wind, Alstom Appeals Against St-Brieuc OWF

On 16 February, the Administrative Court in Rennes dismissed appeals filed by Nass & Wind and Alstom Wind France, who were asking for the approval of Ailes Marines’ Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind project to be annulled, according to French media.

Offshore WIND Staff