Top News of the Week, 29 May – 4 June

Statoil Floats First Hywind Scotland Foundations off Stord

The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway.

Belgians Start Growing Mussels on Offshore Wind Farms

A Belgian consortium of research institutions and companies has started a project to investigate if mussels could be grown on offshore wind farms.

Australia Thinks Big with First Offshore Wind Project

The government of Australia’s state of Victoria has welcomed plans for the establishment of the country’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.

Goliath En Route to China

DEME has sent off its DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath to COSCO’s shipyard near Shanghai, where the vessel will undergo some last modifications before embarking on the installation of offshore wind farms off the eastern coast of China.

Senvion Setting Stage for Floating Wind Debut

Engineers at Senvion are launching a study in the second quarter of 2017 to identify what technical modifications to the company’s 6.2M152 wind turbine are necessary ahead of its floating wind debut off France.

Offshore WIND Staff