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  • 11 October 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK-based Inspirit Capital has acquired crew transfer vessel (CTV) owner CWind from Global Marine Group. CWind completes approximately 60,000 crew transfers annually, utilising its fleet of CTVs, including the world’s first hybrid surface effect ship, CWind Pioneer. The company provided services at wind farms throughout the UK and Europe including London Array, Thanet & Kentish […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs), that will be installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm, has arrived at Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth. The first delivery to Nigg included two TPs for the offshore substations, allowing progress on the export electrical infrastructure to be made, said Ocean Winds. As part […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Foundations, Jobs & Recruitment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Riggs Distler, a subsidiary of infrastructure company Centuri Group, has been selected as a tier 1 secondary steel contractor for 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind project. Riggs Distler will provide onshore heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services focused on the construction, assembly, inspection, and onshore installation of advanced foundation components. […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Ørsted’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) are leaving the company, and with immediate effect, as a result of “a challenging and volatile business environment” in the industry, according to the offshore wind major. Ørsted is already head-hunting for the new CFO and COO. Daniel Lerup and Richard Hunter, Ørsted’s now-former CFO […]

  • 19 February 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development

    A business and academic consortium has kicked off collaboration on the future of floating offshore wind. The TAILWIND project, launched in January 2024, will deliver advanced station-keeping technologies, designed to maintain the position of floating offshore wind farms, according to NKT, which recently joined the consortium. NKT said that the integration of a dynamic cable […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 transition pieces (TPs) prior to installation as part of the 882 MW offshore wind farm. Moray West has signed an agreement with Global Energy Group (GEG), which owns and operates the Port of Nigg, to […]

  • 14 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau Of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two final wind energy areas (WEAs) offshore Oregon which could accommodate 2.4 GW of offshore wind capacity. The two areas total approximately 195,012 acres and they avoid 98 per cent of the areas recommended for exclusion due to their importance as commercial fishing grounds, BOEM […]

  • 24 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group has secured a contract with Hellenic Cables for the termination and testing of inter-array cables on the wind turbine generators and offshore substation for the 704 MW Revolution Wind offshore wind farm in the US. The Revolution Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by a joint venture of Ørsted and Eversource. […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has unveiled that it is pulling out of an offtake agreement with the State of Maryland for its 966 MW Skipjack Wind offshore wind project in the US. Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects. […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    International Ocean Group (IOG) has announced that it acquired CWind’s majority shares in CWind Taiwan, making IOG the sole owner of CWind Taiwan. IOG said that this strategic move allows for better integration of CWind Taiwan into IOG’s portfolio, which also includes IOVTEC, Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC), Fugro IOVTEC, and IOG Shipyard. The […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 has installed the first offshore substation platform (OSP) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The heavy lift operations in the Port of Nigg and on-site were completed safely and successfully, according to the developer Ocean Winds. As offshore commissioning starts, the previously laid export cable […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    Fifty entities, including individual companies and consortia, from more than ten countries have submitted their expressions of interest to develop offshore wind projects in Portugal as the country prepares for its first auction. The number of interested parties reflects the high interest and attractiveness that the Portuguese offshore wind market presents on the international scene, […]

  • 13 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has discontinued its plans to build and operate an offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Virginia, US. The company’s USD 200 million (about EUR 187 million) manufacturing plant was planned to be built at the Port of Virginia’s Portsmouth Marine Terminal. It was intended to support major US offshore wind projects, including […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first eight monopiles for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have set sail from EEW SPC’s factory in Rostock, Germany, and are en route to the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in the US. On 21 September, the first eight monopiles for Dominion Energy’s CVOW project were loaded at the Rostock quayside. In […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Environment, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, R&D, Supply Chain, Technology

    Welcome to the Live Blog! #OEEC2023 in a nutshell. Enjoy the highlights of the event in this video: Thanks to all participants, partners, sponsors and media partners for making this event such a great success! See you next year on 26 & 27 November 2024! Drinks at Navingo stand Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference is almost coming […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Lithuania’s Environmental Protection Agency has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the country’s second offshore wind farm, which could produce its first power as early as 2028. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the conclusions of the EIA landscape assessment team that the visual impact of the proposed offshore wind farm will be […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The ATLANTIS project, led by INESC TEC, with the participation of EDP NEW and the support of other technological partners, has completed the first round of tests with autonomous robots on a floating offshore wind platform in Portugal. The demonstration took place at Ocean Winds’ WindFloat Atlantic, the world’s first semi-submersible floating offshore wind farm, […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the 704 MW Revolution Wind project, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm which will feed electricity into Rhode Island and Connecticut’s grids. With the ROD in place, Ørsted and Eversource may now proceed with the project’s construction. The ROD will […]

  • 25 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with Eversouce to acquire the company’s 50 per cent share of the 924 MW Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm, a project that would deliver power to New York. The acquisition is subject to the successful award of Sunrise Wind in the ongoing New York fourth solicitation for offshore wind capacity, the […]

  • 14 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected DeepOcean as the preferred supplier of inter-array cable installation for the Nordseecluster A offshore wind project, the first of the two phases of RWE’s Nordseecluster development in the German part of the North Sea. The contract could also see the subsea services provider performing the same work on the second, Nordseecluster B […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    California’s Governor Gavin Newsom signed two new offshore wind bills into law on 7 October. Coming into effect on 1 January 2024, the Offshore Wind Expediting Act (bill SB 286) is set to shave five years off of the offshore wind permitting timeline, while under the California Offshore Wind Advancement Act (bill AB 3), relevant […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Foundations, Industry, Manufacturing, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    As new offshore wind markets keep emerging and targets in established markets keep increasing, questions on how much capacity can actually be installed, especially until 2030 which is just around the corner, have come to the sector’s foreground. The most vocal on the (un)likeliness of the national and regional targets for 2030 being met – […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Business & Finance

    Venterra Group and CAPE Holland have entered into an agreement under which Venterra will acquire the Netherlands-based company specialising in offshore vibro-piling in the next several weeks. The UK offshore wind services group says the acquisition will enhance its foundations offering. CAPE Holland’s Vibro Lifting Tools, which have been deployed worldwide, enable installing and removing […]

  • 14 July 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind

    An inter-ministerial working group on offshore wind set up by the Portuguese government as part of the process of organising the country’s first offshore wind tender has narrowed down the initially identified areas to three that would be offered for development later this year. As reported at the beginning of this year, the working group […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Environment, Industry, Research & Development

    Ireland-headquartered Simply Blue Group and Norwegian seaweed farming company, Arctic Seaweed, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which they will jointly explore solutions for co-locating seaweed farms and offshore wind farms. Arctic Seaweed has developed a unique farming method that enables cost-efficient and sustainable cultivation and harvesting of seaweed with minimal impact on […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Renexia, the company behind Italy’s first offshore wind farm and the first to be built in the Mediterranean Sea, has contracted Seas Geosciences to study the most environmentally sustainable mooring and anchoring solutions for Med Wind, a 2.8 GW floating wind project proposed to be built in the Strait of Sicily. Seas Geosciences, part of […]