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  • 23 August 2023
    Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy major Equinor, together with its partners, will inaugurate today the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, according to Reuters. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will be officially opened today by Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. Equinor’s partners on this project include Petoro, OMV, Vår […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation, has started delivering electricity to the Snorre oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea. The 88 MW Hywind Tampen delivered first power in November 2022. The electricity was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform. Now the wind farm is delivering electricity […]

  • 19 May 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The final inter-array cable loadout has been completed for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation. The remaining eleven kilometres of 630mm2 dynamic cabling including accessories were loaded onto the Normand Vision, a construction support vessel (CSV) from Ocean Installer, the company in charge of installing inter-array cables on the […]

  • 16 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has shared a video describing the company’s involvement in the construction of Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation. The 11-turbine Hywind Tampen is also the first wind farm in the world that is supplying electricity to oil and gas platforms. The 88 […]

  • 21 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch offshore access provider, Ampelmann, has revealed that the company will deploy a second E1000 gangway to assist with the construction of Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the first commercial floating wind farm in Norway. An E1000 gangway was fitted to the offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV) Siem Barracuda in early December and within the next […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. The two contracts cover a range of port scopes, including the load-in, handling, and temporary storage of XXL monopiles, plus the pre-assembly of turbines in a US marshalling port. The company […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Dutch upstream oil and gas company, ONE-Dyas, has awarded N-Sea with a contract to install a subsea power cable between the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German North Sea and the new, to-be-built N05-A gas production platform. The scope of N-Sea includes the complete scope comprising survey, design, supply, engineering, transport, installation, burial, termination, […]

  • 28 June 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels

    Blåvinge, a consortium comprising Fred. Olsen Seawind, Hafslund and Ørsted, has launched a pilot project that aims to explore whether installation vessels for floating offshore wind, and in particular anchor handling vessels, can use green ammonia as an energy carrier for maritime operations. The goal of the project, initiated under the Green Shipping Programme (GSP), […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for the installation of dynamic inter-array cables on the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in Norway. The Norwegian company has been contracted to transport and install five 2.5-kilometre-long dynamic inter-array cables in water depths between 260 and 300 metres. These cables will connect existing turbines in the […]

  • 29 May 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK government, supported by the Crown Estate, is currently reviewing a number of spatial considerations in the Celtic Sea as part of the work to narrow down the broader areas identified earlier into project development areas for the upcoming 4 GW floating offshore wind tender. In this article: On 26 May, the Crown Estate […]

  • 10 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Washington-based Platypus Marine has signed a Letter of Intent with Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new Jones-Act compliant Fast Crew Supply (FCS) vessel. The vessel will be built on specifications based on Damen’s FCS2710 design. The FCS 2710, unveiled in 2018, has replaced the FCS 2610, retaining the twin, axe […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The turbine at the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany that was hit by a cargo vessel last month was put back into service around 24 hours after being taken out of operation for inspection, Ørsted tells According to reports by German media, the vessel, which sustained major damage, was on autopilot […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Baltic Workboats (BWB) and Damen Shipyards have signed a partnership agreement for a programme of building Damen’s popular crew transfer vessel (CTV), the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, at BWB’s facility on Saaremaa Island in Estonia. The FCS 2710 is a versatile vessel and those built by BWB will undertake a range of duties in […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Business development, Contribution, Environment, Project Updates, Technology, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    The next step in zero-emission wind farm operationsWith continuously growing energy demands, the need for renewable offshore wind energy is also on the rise. Currently, wind farms are maintained by technicians using Service Operations Vessels (SOVs). These SOVs serve as warehouses, workshops, transportation and accommodation for all the technicians onboard. In the areas where green […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project off the North Wales Coast. The application was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration by Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited on 20 April 2022 and accepted for examination on […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards and offshore wind services provider, Purus Wind, have signed a contract for the construction and delivery of eight new vessels. Purus Wind ordered four Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 Hybrid vessels, three Damen FCS 3210 Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), and one 90-metre Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV). The FCS 3210s and […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Amper Group, through its subsidiary Nervion Naval Offshore, has been awarded a contract to construct and assemble wind turbine jacket components for the 496 MW Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. Nervion Naval Offshore’s scope of work involves the prefabrication of metallic components such as knots, and secondary steel, and the assembly of […]

  • 9 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    SMST has been awarded a contract by Damen Shipyards for the delivery of two sets of mission equipment for the two newbuilds Elevation Series Commissioning Service Operating Vessels (CSOVs) for Windcat Offshore. Under the contract, SMST will deliver a gangway (Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series) combined with Access & Cargo Tower and the “world’s largest” 3D […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s specialised floating installation vessel Orion has installed the offshore substation for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 wind farm, a first in the US, said the Belgium-based company. With a weight of more than 3,500 tonnes, this was the single heaviest lift of the entire construction campaign, according to Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between […]

  • 17 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the transportation and installation of 26 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines at the Aflandshage offshore wind farm. This will be the first time in several years, the company will be back on home ground to install wind […]

  • 17 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    All 62 three-legged jacket foundations have been installed at the 589 MW Changfang and Xidao wind farms offshore Taiwan, according to Dennis Sanou, CEO of Changfang Xidao Offshore Wind Farms at Copenhagen Offshore Partners. Century Wind Power was responsible for manufacturing the jacket foundations, with the last one being built a few days ago. Boskalis […]

  • 24 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Rem Purus has taken delivery of the first of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Fincantieri-controlled Norwegian shipbuilder Vard. In 2021, Rem Offshore signed a contract with VARD for the construction and design of two CSOVs, with options for two additional vessels. Based on Vard 4 19 design, the vessels will have a height-adjustable […]

  • 30 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom

    Ørsted has signed a NTD 25 billion (EUR 721 million) sustainability-linked revolving loan facility agreement for the developer’s offshore wind farms in Taiwan with a consortium of financial institutions, including nine state-owned banks. Ørsted and the financial institutions have aligned to include sustainable initiatives related to Ørsted’s business operations as key performance indicators to ensure […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Environment, Industry

    The Crown Estate and the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) have launched a GBP 3.5 million research project to test the effectiveness of strategic environmental compensation measures around offshore wind developments. Led by OWIC, the study aims to improve the shared understanding of environmental compensation options relating to offshore wind’s interface with nature, and better […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Norway-based Norwind Offshore has taken delivery of the first of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) built by Vard. The delivery ceremony took place in Ålesund, on the west coast of Norway. The naming ceremony was attended by representatives of Norwind Offshore, as well as from Vard, various suppliers, and business partners. “The Norwind Gale […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has installed 31 out of 62 jacket foundations at the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm in Taiwan, which means the project has reached the halfway mark. After finishing the installation of 108 pin piles a month ago, Boskalis has reached another milestone on the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind project, with the installation […]