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  • 20 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Denmark’s Energinet has awarded MMT with a contract to carry out cable route surveys at the planned energy island in the Baltic Sea and associated offshore wind projects. The Energy Island, located on the island of Bornholm, some 15 kilometres offshore, will connect Germany and Denmark to an offshore hub with around 2 GW of […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The government of Denmark and several political parties have agreed to add up to 3 GW of new offshore wind capacity to be developed before 2030 as part of the Finance Act 2022. According to the green sub-agreement to the Finance Act 2022, 2 GW of offshore wind capacity must be offered for development before […]

  • 1 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities and the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) have announced that Thor Wind Farm I/S (owned by RWE AG, RWE Renewables GmbH, and RWE Renewables Management UK Limited) has won the tender for the 1,000 MW Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. Earlier this year, the Danish […]

  • 8 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    As the analysis of the seabed suitability for an offshore wind farm continues for the Hesselø project site, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is now searching for alternative areas for the second of the three large-scale offshore wind farms Denmark is planning to build under the Energy Agreement from 2018, in case the Hesselø site […]

  • 8 October 2021
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    An issue with soft seabed conditions at the Hesselø offshore wind farm site is currently being investigated in relation to the framework set for the project and the planned (and currently paused) tender process, with one of the solutions now mentioned being the development of the second of Denmark’s three new large-scale offshore wind farms […]

  • 14 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities has requested Energinet to expand the current feasibility study areas at the Bornholm Energy Island site in the Baltic Sea, which could allow for installing 1 GW of offshore wind capacity more and also be the new place where the Hesselø project could be built. The new […]

  • 5 May 2022

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s wind turbine installation vessel, Brave Tern, has completed a ten-year class renewal and received a series of upgrades at the PaxOcean Batam shipyard in Indonesia. The renewal and upgrades are said to equip Brave Tern with cutting-edge technologies that enhance its service capability, reliability, and operational efficiency. ‘‘Fred. Olsen Windcarrier proactively invests […]

  • 16 March 2022

    Singapore-based Marco Polo Marine and Seatech Solutions International will co-develop two new vessels for the offshore wind industry: a Service Operation Vessel (SOV) and a Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV), for which the companies say will be the first SOV and CSOV designed in Asia. The MP S80-20 Service Operation Vessel and the S83-21 Commissioning […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norwegian company Norside Wind AS has given SMST a contract for the delivery of a motion compensated gangway joined with an Access & Cargo Tower to be installed on a platform supply vessel which will be converted to a walk-to-work vessel for the offshore wind industry. Back in January, Norside acquired Farland, a vessel of […]

  • 4 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    One of China’s largest offshore wind EPCI contractors, Huadian Heavy Industries (HHI), has signed a charter agreement for a jack-up vessel that will be able to install wind turbines of up to 20 MW. According to HHI’s announcement of the charter agreement on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the vessel that the company will lease for […]

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US offshore support vessel (OSV) operator Hornbeck Offshore plans to offer vessels from its fleet for deployment on offshore wind projects in the country, according to the company’s latest press release on acquiring three OSVs from the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). The company said that all three diesel-electric vessels, purchased at MARAD’s auction for an […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying the giant semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf to be able to access and work on projects in the Baltic Sea such as the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm scheduled to start later this year. Thialf is currently moored at the Calandkanaal, Port of Rotterdam, where the vessel is being fitted […]

  • 25 November 2021

    The first steel has been cut for Seaway 7’s next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu, China. The ceremony marks the first major milestone in bringing its GustoMSC NG-14000XL-G jack-up vessel to the market, Seaway 7 said. The company has also revealed the new build vessel’s […]

  • 6 January 2022

    Jan De Nul has launched its next-generation floating offshore installation vessel Les Alizés at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. Les Alizés will be the largest heavy lift vessel in Jan De Nul’s fleet, able to install XXL offshore wind components in floating conditions and with ultra-low emissions, the company said. The launch started on […]

  • 31 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Edda Wind has ordered three more Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV) in addition to the six vessels the company has under construction. The vessels are specially designed for service operations during the commissioning and operation of offshore wind farms. The three CSOVs will be prepared for the installation of zero-emission technology in the same way […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has entered into an agreement with Eidesvik to acquire the DP3 offshore installation vessel Viking Neptun, with the transaction expected to be completed in the last few months of this year as the vessel is currently working under a contract with Havfram. According to information on Eidesvik’s contract with Havfram published by our sister […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    ABB has secured an order of around USD 27 million (approximately EUR 23.6 million) to supply Eneti’s two newbuild wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV) with power, automation, and control systems. For the two wind turbine installation vessels, which the South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) will deliver to Eneti in 2024 and […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted plans to issue a contract notice in the coming weeks seeking wind turbine installation vessels for the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind projects in Poland. Ørsted will use the Achilles Utilities Nordics and Central Europe (UNCE) qualification system for procurement. The tender will be launched in the last […]

  • 17 February 2022

    Dutch offshore access specialist Safeway and its sister company Techano AS have signed a corporation agreement with Intellilift AS from Norway to create an all-electric version of Safeway’s Gannet 3D motion compensated gangway for service operation vessels (SOVs). The gangway will feature an all-electric hybrid battery, a bridge control system, and will be capable of […]

  • 31 March 2022

    Siem Offshore has deployed two vessels on offshore wind projects in Taiwan, according to the company which just announced it had signed a contract for its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Siem Sapphire. For Siem Sapphire, the company said it will support walk-to-work operations and provide accommodation in relation to commissioning of an offshore […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Singapore-based Vallianz Holdings Limited and Royal IHC have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the design and construction of a next-generation Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for the offshore wind market, which will be operated by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Deutschland. Under the terms of the MOU, the Royal IHC-designed SOV will be constructed at Vallianz’s […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    PD Ports has entered into a long-term agreement with Seajacks UK Limited (Seajacks) to bring its NG2500X-class jack-up vessel fleet to Tees Valley in the north of England. Seajacks will use Cargo Fleet Wharf at Teesport Commerce Park to berth up to three self-propelled jack-up vessels (Leviathan, Kraken, Hydra) while not out at work in […]

  • 2 February 2022

    Jan De Nul has ordered a hybrid unmanned surface vessel (USV) from Maritime Robotics which the company will deploy for hydrographical and environmental surveys on marine and offshore construction projects worldwide. Named Beluga 01 and set to sail under the Luxembourg flag, the vessel is based on the Maritime Robotics’ Mariner class USV, for which […]

  • 10 January 2022
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Tokyo-based PowerX, Inc. has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with DNV to collaborate on the technical assessment of the Power Transfer Vessel (Power ARK) and its battery system, as well as the potential development of a new class notation for Power ARK’s global implementation. Through this collaboration, PowerX and DNV will chart […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit have launched the first of the three crew transfer vessels (CTVs) dedicated to the operations and maintenance of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. On Thursday, 28 April, the launch of the vessel was attended by representatives of the French shipyard OCEA, GE Renewable Energy, EDF Renouvelables, and Louis Dreyfus […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels

    LS Cable & System (LS C&S) has held the launching ceremony for what is said to be Korea’s first subsea power cable laying vessel. The ceremony for GL2030 was held on 21 April at Donghae Port in Gangwon-do, where LS Cable & System’s subsea cable factory is located. LS C&S said it is planning to […]