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  • 2 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, has signed a three-year contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Skywalker-class walk-to-work commissioning service operations vessels (CSOVs). Under the agreement, IWS Fleet will provide the CSOVs to support offshore turbine commissioning works across multiple Siemens Gamesa projects in North Europe over a three-year period, starting […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Turbines

    Taiwan-headquartered Swancor has signed a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa to supply recyclable resins for the company’s recyclable wind turbine blades. Starting in 2026, all the resin supplied from Swancor to Siemens Gamesa will be recyclable, as per an update shared on social media by the German company. Siemens Gamesa said that the collaboration […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Supply Chain, Vessels

    The keel for the first Jones Act-compliant subsea rock installation vessel (SRIV) for the US offshore wind industry, Acadia, was laid on 2 May at the Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The vessel was ordered by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) in 2021 and the first steel for the SRIV was cut in […]

  • 5 June 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Industry, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Four new challenges, which aim to push the boundaries of innovation in floating offshore wind, have been launched in the NOW Accelerator programme. Presented by industry players Vattenfall and Seagust, Equinor, Deep Wind Offshore and EDF Renewables, and Å Energi and Corio, the four new challenges are part of the NOW Accelerator programme by Norwegian […]

  • 6 May 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    The Finnish government has issued a negative decision on 16 applications for exploitation rights concerning offshore wind power in the exclusive economic zone saying that many of the areas located in the Gulf of Bothnia overlap each other. The applicants who received a negative decision are Halla Offshore Wind Oy and Laine Offshore Wind Oy […]

  • 22 April 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Green Hydrogen, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Power-to-X, Supply Chain

    Denmark has opened a new offshore wind tender, the country’s largest ever, offering a minimum of 6 GW of new capacity spread over six wind farms, with the overplanting option allowing for 10 GW or more of new capacity to be added. The Danish Energy Agency published the tender for the wind farms located in […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business development, Equipment, Industry, Project Updates

    F.lli Righini Srl has successfully completed a major project awarded in 2022 by Heerema Marine Contractors. The scope of work for the Italian supplier included engineering, fabrication, and testing of highly innovative tools: a Monopile Lifting and Upending Tool and a Monopile Tip Lifting Tool. The Monopile Lifting and Upending Tool boasts several special features, […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Jobs & Recruitment, Supply Chain, Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales, specifically designed to support local companies bidding for work in the floating offshore wind industry. F4OR Wales programme will be delivered in phases starting in 2024, with an initial cohort of three companies. ORE Catapult is partnering […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    GEOxyz has begun geophysical survey work at the 96 MW Erebus project, Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm. GEOxyz will carry out the offshore surveys until mid-June at the site located 45km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. The work follows the geophysical and environmental site investigations which Rovco kicked off in August last year. […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has submitted consent applications for its 100 MW Erebus floating wind project offshore Wales, the UK. According to Blue Gem Wind, these are the first-ever consent applications to be submitted for floating offshore wind in Welsh waters. Blue Gem Wind has applied to […]

  • 7 August 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    ABPmer has been commissioned to complete the physical process impact assessment in support of the Development Consent Order Application for the Erebus floating wind farm offshore Wales. Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between Simply Blue Energy and Total, is developing floating offshore wind sites in Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The first demonstration […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has secured a marine license for the 100 MW Erebus floating offshore wind project in Wales. Working with OWC, MarineSpace, ITPEnergised, and Burges Salmon, and following a comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, Blue Gem Wind was granted a marine license for the […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has completed its geotechnical campaign for the 100 MW Erebus Test and Demonstration floating offshore wind project in Wales. The surveys, led by the Dutch geo-data specialist Fugro, included the acquisition of sub-seabed data using borehole, vibrocore, and cone penetration test techniques utilising […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EOLOS has deployed its FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy in the waters where Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm, the 96 MW Erebus, will be built. The Spanish floating LiDAR supplier secured a contract for the Erebus project this summer with Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between Ireland-based blue economy developer Simply Blue Energy and […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has awarded Blue Gem Wind with seabed rights to develop the 96 MW Erebus project, Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm. The Agreement for Lease will allow the joint venture between Simply Blue Energy and Total to progress with environmental assessments and surveys, and seek planning consent for the project through the statutory processes. […]

  • 27 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Metocean studies for the Erebus and Valorous projects, the first floating wind farms to be built in Welsh waters, are now underway, the developer Blue Gem Wind reported on 27 July. The studies, which will support the design of the two floating wind projects, are being performed by ABPmer, which will deliver the certifiable metocean […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Blue Gem Wind has received planning consent from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to install a temporary met mast to study the floating offshore wind potential in the Celtic Sea. The 120-meter met mast and onshore monitoring equipment is provided by local supplier Solar Wheel.  Due to be installed on the Angle Peninsula, on […]

  • 27 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, is preparing to deploy a floating LiDAR at the Valorous floating wind project site to inform the engineering designs and the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for the proposed project. The EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR system will be towed from the harbour in Milford […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ITPEnergised will support Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) on the Erebus 96 MW floating wind project in the Celtic Sea, the UK-based consultancy company informed via social media on 25 March.

  • 23 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd (OWC) has entered into a contract to provide engineering services for Simply Blue Energy and Total’s Erebus floating wind project located in the Celtic Sea offshore Wales, UK. The contract is for a term of approximately three years, and the scope of work includes owners engineering and project development support, as […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Welsh Government has granted consent for the country’s first floating offshore wind farm located 40 kilometres off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Project Erebus will feature seven next-generation 14 MW turbines on floating platforms, providing enough renewable energy to power 93,000 homes. Erebus is part of a first phase of a 4 GW renewable energy […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    NASH Maritime has been selected as the shipping and navigation consultant for the 96 MW Erebus floating wind project in the Celtic Sea offshore Wales, UK. NASH Maritime’s scope includes the delivery of radar vessel traffic surveys, which commenced this month, a Navigation Risk Assessment (NRA) and input to the offshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas (BV) has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea and one of the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. Located 44 kilometers from the Pembrokeshire coastline, Wales, and in water depths of up to 75 metres, the Erebus project aims […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MarineSpace has been appointed as the lead offshore environmental impact assessment (EIA) and consenting consultants for the 96MW Erebus floating offshore wind project in the Celtic Sea. MarineSpace will form part of a wider consultancy team, led by Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) that will deliver an overall package of engineering, electrical, consenting, commercial and HSEQ for […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7, has selected Fugro to conduct a metocean survey for the proposed Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Scheduled to begin in September, the survey will run for approximately twelve months and gather essential meteorological, oceanographic, and environmental data, said Fugro. These insights […]