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  • 16 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor has begun working at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Blount Boats launched the Chartwell 24 CTV the day after Christmas, after which the vessel spent three days going through sea trials and USCG inspections. At the CVOW project, Atlantic Endeavor is providing marine […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The COP includes information about the construction, operations and conceptual decommissioning plans for the wind farm to be installed within a 112,800ha area located 27 miles […]

  • 26 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US utility Dominion Energy has contracted StormGeo as the sole weather forecast provider for the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project (CVOW). Forecasting for CVOW is delivered by StormGeo’s 24/7 operations center in Houston, Texas, with offshore wind project support from the company’s headquarters in Bergen, Norway. Energized in October 2020, CVOW comprises two […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Houston-based National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has secured contracts to design, and deliver equipment for the GustoMSC™ NG-16000X-SJ offshore wind turbine installation jack-up vessel ordered by Dominion Energy. Designed by GustoMSC, a business unit within NOV, this first Jones Act-compliant vessel of its kind is being constructed by Keppel AmFELS at its Brownsville shipyard in […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Cadeler (formerly Swire Blue Ocean) with a contract to transport and install turbines of the SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines are expected to be the largest wind turbines in the world at the time of installation and have an individual capacity of 14 MW, Cadeler said. The contract, valued at […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Denmark-headquartered engineering and consultancy company Ramboll has added Benjamin Foley to its offshore wind team in the United States. Operating from Ramboll’s office in Philadelphia, Foley will act as Head of Engineering on the company’s US offshore wind activities. His main task will be to strengthen Ramboll’s global position and facilitate growth within the US […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa B108 wind turbine blade. The 108-metre IntegralBlade® was cast in one piece using patented Siemens Gamesa blade technologies. This process eliminates weaker areas at glued joints and produces blades of optimum quality, strength, and reliability, the turbine maker said. The record-setting blade will be installed on the […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Global installed offshore wind capacity increased in 2020 and reached around 5 per cent of total wind capacity, according to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Overall, wind energy expansion almost doubled last year with 111 GW, compared to 58 GW in 2019. Of the 111 GW, around 34.4 GW of […]

  • 19 March 2021
    Authorities

    A new bill outlining a plan to develop 3 GW of floating offshore wind capacity in Oregon by 2030 has been introduced in the state’s House of Representatives. If enacted, the bill would establish a task force on floating wind energy and enable planning the development of 3 GW of commercial scale floating wind projects […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have agreed for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind farm installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the US Northeast. Charybdis, which is expected to be sea-ready by late 2023, will […]

  • 31 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order from RWE to supply wind turbines for the 1.4 GW Sofia wind farm offshore the UK. Located 195 kilometers off the northeast coast of the United Kingdom on Dogger Bank, Sofia will feature 100 SG 14-222 DD wind turbines. Under the contract, Siemens Gamesa will also service and […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Authorities

    U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new Executive Order on 27 January, directing the Department of the Interior to identify steps that can be taken to double offshore wind energy production by 2030 and to pause entering into new oil and natural gas leases on public lands and in federal waters. The Executive Order comes […]

  • 20 April 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Ocean Wind and EEW have broken ground for the EEW monopile manufacturing facility at the Port of Paulsboro Marine Terminal in Gloucester County, New Jersey, U.S. The start of construction marks a significant milestone in delivering the largest industrial offshore wind manufacturing facility in the U.S. to date, Ocean Wind said. Construction of the facility […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    As we said our goodbyes to 2020, a lot of us will look back on a challenging year, but also a year which drew resilience, agility and the power of powering through into the spotlight. The same goes for the offshore wind industry, which met its fair share of challenges, but continued delivering in the […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    ProCon Wind Energy has established an office in the U.S. dedicated to the local offshore wind sector. The office will be located at Groundworks in the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. “In addition to this, we are pleased to be supported by Xodus Group in the establishment of our US presence,” ProCon said. “Thus, we already have boots […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor, destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, is getting ready for its launch. Blount Boats rolled out the Chartwell 24 CTV on its lift dock in Warren, Rhode Island, a few days ago. Once launched, Atlantic Endeavor will provide marine support services for […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 GW of offshore wind capacity is expected to be installed off the U.S. East Coast by 2035 and the industry could invest USD 140 billion to establish and build out its supply chain, install equipment, and operate the wind farms. This is according to the latest report from BVG Associates (BVGA), commissioned […]

  • 11 March 2021
    R&D

    The Hampton Roads Alliance has partnered with Xodus Group and BW Research to conduct an offshore wind supply chain study for the Hampton Roads area in Virginia. The partnership will deliver an in-depth offshore wind supply chain assessment and gap analysis for the Hampton Roads metropolitan area and wider Southern Virginia. It will be used […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm can be expected to deliver substantial economic growth and employment to Virginia and North Carolina, according to the project’s economic impact study (EIS), with nearly 1,000 jobs to be created once the wind farm is operational. Along with the USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 and 2030, […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the first phase of its Kitty Hawk offshore wind project. The COP also includes findings from an economic impact study (EIS), which anticipates that Kitty Hawk will generate USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The University of Plymouth has secured more than GBP 1 million to create a facility for testing new innovations in floating offshore wind technology. This first-of-its-kind facility in the UK will enable physical modeling experiments with wind, wave and currents simultaneously. Data generated in the experiments will enable researchers to improve their understanding of how […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Vessels

    Dominion Energy has laid the keel for the first Jones Act compliant installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind sector. The vessel, designed by GustoMSC, is being constructed by Keppel AmFELS at its Brownsville, Texas shipyard. It will base operations out of Hampton Roads in Virginia and is expected to be available to support turbine […]

  • 20 April 2021
    Authorities

    Only six EU coastal member states submitted their final Maritime Spatial Plans (MSPs) by 31 March, while 16 countries failed to meet the EU’s deadline. WindEurope said that the 16 member states must submit their MSPs as soon as possible and align them with EU climate goals, allocating enough space for offshore wind. According to […]

  • 5 April 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has selected 15 projects to receive USD 8 million for support structure and electrical system innovation, supply chain development, and solutions for impacts on wildlife and radar. Amongst the four projects chosen for innovative support structures, DEME Offshore will develop the tri-suction pile caisson foundation concept […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has opened an office in Saint-Nazaire, France, off whose coast a 480 MW offshore wind project is being built, for which the company’s vessel Coastal Chariot recently supported the export cable pull-in operations. Acta Marine said the move to open the office in Saint-Nazaire was in support of the growing offshore wind requirements […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Limited has appointed two Scottish-based businesses to construct its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Eyemouth Harbour in Scotland. Muir Construction, based in Inverkeithing, Fife, has been appointed to design and build NnG’s three storey, 1,040 square metre main O&M building and its two storey, 538 square metre storage […]