Highlights of the Month – September 2020

OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of September 2020.

Orion’s Crane Repair Starts

Liebherr has started preparations for the recovery of its HLC 295000 offshore crane on board the Orion vessel, whose hook broke this May, leaving several people injured and damaging the crane and the vessel’s deck.

Crane Ordered for First Jones Act Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Dominion Energy has selected Huisman to deliver the crane for what will be the first U.S. Jones Act compliant offshore wind installation vessel.

Ørsted Issues Recruitment Call

Ørsted is seeking recruitment services for temporary staff at its offshore wind farms in Germany. The primary purpose of the framework consultancy agreements is to meet the demands for temporary staff at its current and future projects.

Two-Turbine Floater Starts Sea Trials

EnBW and aerodyn engineering have started testing the scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine in Greifswald Bay in the German Baltic Sea.

Foundations for World’s Largest Floating Wind Farm Ready for Load-Out

The first three floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for the Kincardine offshore wind farm are ready to be loaded out from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain.

Equinor, SSE Order 13 MW Turbines for World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project.

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Project Woos Tier 2 Contractors

Dogger Bank Wind Farm and its tier 1 contractors are holding a series of supply chain webinars for the 3.6 GW offshore wind project.

Super-Sized Les Alizés to Rock Red Rock Cranes

Red Rock has received an order to supply three knuckle telescopic offshore cranes for Jan De Nul’s floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés.

First Steel in Water at World’s Largest Freshwater Wind Farm

Van Oord has installed the first of the 89 monopiles at the Windpark Fryslân in the IJsselmeer Lake, the Netherlands.

Ørsted and Maersk to Test Offshore Vessel Charger

Maersk Supply Service and Ørsted will jointly test a prototype buoy that will act as both a mooring point and a charging station for vessels.