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  • 5 July 2021

    The fifth and final 9.525 MW floating wind turbine has been connected to its moorings some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The Kincardine 05 floating platform was connected to its moorings over the past weekend, First Subsea said. First Subsea, who provided platform mooring connectors and the Cable Protection Systems for the project, said […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 26 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture between Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios and Flotation Energy has revealed its plan to apply for development consent to build offshore wind farms in Ireland, once the country’s new legislative framework is in place. Offshore Wind Ltd (OWL) plans to build one wind farm, called Greystones, in the waters off the Irish coast […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    The world’s installed offshore wind capacity rose by 15 per cent in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year will see a 37 per cent growth in global installed offshore wind capacity, according to Rystad Energy. Major contributor to both last year’s and this year’s growth is China. The country is expected to ramp […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has started towing the first Kincardine floating wind turbine from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the installation site some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The anchor handler Manta started towing the first of the five MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines from the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, 8 December. At the […]

  • 1 December 2020
    R&D

    Floating wind will account for 2 per cent of the world’s power supply by 2050 and its cost will drop some 70 per cent by that time. Still, a more comprehensive industry standards and risk management are required for the technology to scale, according to a new report from DNV GL. The report discusses how […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The floating wind industry could create up to 50,000 direct and indirect jobs in Spain and Portugal over the next two decades, according to a study launched by EIT InnoEnergy. The study, entitled “Iberia as a hub for technology development and industrial leadership in the field of floating wind offshore energy”, found that the floating […]

  • 1 December 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on the OffshoreWIND.biz site for the month of November 2020. Two-Turbine Floater Prototype Breezes Through Tests in Baltic Sea The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has installed the first V164-9.5 MW turbine on a floating platform for the Kincardine offshore wind project. The first V164-9.5 MW turbine was installed on a Principle Power WindFloat platform at the installation harbour in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The turbine is the first of five such units to be installed at the Kincardine […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on the Kincardine floating wind project. The 49.625 MW Kincardine is located 15 kilometres south of the Aberdeen coast in Scotland. The wind farm will comprise five MHI Vestas V164 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW MHI Vestas […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aker Offshore Wind has increased its ownership in Principle Power Inc from approximately 20 per cent to an expected 39 per cent, after exercising an option to buy further shares in the floating wind technology company. “Principle Power is established as the industry leading provider of floating wind foundation technology, with more than 100MW of […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a revenue increase at its Offshore Energy business in the third quarter of 2020, compared to the previous two quarters, but also a drop in its order book to EUR 1.3 billion (EUR 1.47 billion at the end of June). The company noted a strong contribution from the seabed intervention unit, while […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord has set sail from Spain to the Netherlands carrying the first floating foundation for the Kincardine offshore wind project in Scotland. Fjord began its journey from Navantia’s yard in Fene on 7 October towards Rotterdam, where the turbine will be mounted on the foundation before leaving for the wind […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s DeepWind cluster has formed a new group dedicated to the floating offshore wind sector in Scotland and the UK. The subgroup has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the UK. Its aim is to develop close ties with centers […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Qair, formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with MHI Vestas for three 10 MW offshore wind turbines for the EolMed floating wind pilot project in France. This will be the second floating wind project in which the company’s V164 turbine’s nominal capacity is brought to 10 MW, following Eoliennes […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first three floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for the Kincardine offshore wind farm are ready to be loaded out from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The first of the wind farm’s five floating foundations will be loaded onto Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord on Tuesday, 22 September, Navantia said. Fjord will […]

  • 1 October 2020

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of September 2020. Orion’s Crane Repair Starts Liebherr has started preparations for the recovery of its HLC 295000 offshore crane on board the Orion vessel, whose hook broke this May, leaving several people injured and damaging the crane and the vessel’s deck. Crane Ordered for First Jones […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has won the contract to transport and install five floating wind turbines for the Kincardine floating wind farm in Scotland. For Cobra Wind International Ltd, Boskalis will transport and install the MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines at the site fifteen kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen. This will be Boskalis’ first floating […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    PSG Marine & Logistics has secured a staging contract by Boskalis Subsea for the Kincardine floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Work began at Port of Cromarty Firth, where PSG is undertaking the onshore handling, marshaling and loadout of mooring equipment destined for the project off the coast of Aberdeen. “This new award is to […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Training & Education

    Survivex has invested more than GBP 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards, and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector until now, said that with […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has completed the first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site utilising the new multi-function pre-lay plough. Mobilised on the Havila Jupiter, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in the Danish Baltic Sea in April, following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions close by. […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]