Highlights of the Month – July 2019

Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019.

Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender.

GE Rolls Out First Haliade-X 12 MW Nacelle

GE Renewable Energy has revealed the first nacelle of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France.

Offshore Construction Starts on Northwester 2 Wind Farm

Offshore wind developer Parkwind and marine contractor Jan De Nul have kicked off offshore seabed preparation works in the Belgian North Sea for the 219MW Northwester 2 wind farm.

Shimizu Corporation Targets Mega Turbines with New Jack-Up

Japanese engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has revealed plans to build a wind farm installation vessel to serve the budding offshore wind market in Japan.

Siemens Gamesa Receives Record Order for US Offshore Wind Projects

Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects.

Notus Heavy Lift Solutions Joins Siemens Gamesa Ops

Siemens Gamesa has selected Notus Heavy Lift Solutions to work together on the recently announced offshore service operations campaign.

Ørsted Opens UK Apprenticeship Program for Applications

Ørsted is inviting applications for its apprenticeship program for offshore wind turbine technicians in the UK.

Vattenfall Lists Hollandse Kust A Team

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has revealed the main component suppliers and contractors for the 760MW Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

Ørsted and EEW Plan Monopile Factory in New Jersey

Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EEW to work towards establishing a monopile fabrication facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, for the Ocean Wind project.

Heerema Secures First Offshore Wind Work in Taiwan

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has secured a contract by Jan De Nul for the installation of 21 jacket foundations at the Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan.

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