Offshore ReWIND: The Most Read News in 2019

To remind how the offshore wind industry developed in 2019, the Offshore WIND editorial team compiled a list of the most read articles as chosen by our readers.

Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up

Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future.

15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen

All 15 people aboard the CTV World Bora were injured after the vessel collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea in the morning of 19 February.

First UK Offshore Wind Farm Disappears from Horizon

E.ON has decommissioned the two-turbine Blyth project, the first offshore wind farm built in UK waters.

Largest Wind Turbine for Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier.

Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project

Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the wind farm.

Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine.

France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner

France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project.

Wison Unveils New Tower Concept for Deepwater Turbines

Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters called BT Wind, which uses a truss buoyant tower for supporting a large turbine.

Haliade X- 12MW Prototype Stands Complete

The third and final 107m blade was installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam, in mid-October.

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.

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