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  • 19 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    WSP in Australia has secured a contract to help design the onshore transmission network and grid connection of the Star of the South offshore wind farm. WSP will be supporting the power system studies, system integration and Front End Engineering Design of the onshore transmission assets for what is Australia’s first offshore wind project. The […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The team behind Australia’s first offshore wind project, Star of the South, is holding a series of consultations with local communities in Gippsland ahead of the site investigation campaigns scheduled to start later this year. The project team will hold a number of information sessions from 12 September to 21 September. Following the community sessions, […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seabed surveys at Star of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project, are set to begin in March. According to the project developer, specialists will carry out the seabed studies from Lakes Entrance using the vessel Silver Star. The surveys include mapping the seafloor, measuring water depths and identifying any buried infrastructure such as cables. Data […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    California-headquartered infrastructure firm AECOM has signed a contract with Star of the South to support the planning assessment and approvals process for the 2GW Star of the South offshore wind project in Australia. AECOM will assist the developer in understanding and mitigating any potential impacts the project might have on the environment and the communities […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Environment

    RPS Group has been appointed to carry out environmental studies for Start of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project. RPS will undertake marine mammal and bird surveys to support the project’s offshore planning approvals. The deal was signed by Star of the South Chief Executive Casper Frost Thorhauge and RPS Executive General Manager for Place and […]

  • 24 January 2020
    R&D

    A bathymetric and geophysical site survey is scheduled to commence at Star of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project, at the end of February. According to the project’s latest Notice to Mariners, the MV Silver Star survey vessel will carry out the work from 28 February to 13 March at the site offshore Gippsland […]

  • 4 July 2019
    R&D

    Atlas Professionals is set to conduct a market study on the availability of the required labor and vessel resources for the Star of the South offshore wind project in Australia, together with the project developer. The report will analyze the labor requirements that are necessary during the development, construction and maintenance phases of the what will be […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Underwater investigations have kicked off on Star of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project. Over two weeks, a crew will complete 24-hour seabed investigations including mapping the seafloor, measuring water depths and identifying buried infrastructure such as cables or shipwrecks. The work is being carried out from Lakes Entrance using the local vessel the […]

  • 16 December 2019
    R&D

    Star of the South Wind Farm Pty Ltd. has shared a video showing the deployment of wind and wave monitoring equipment at the project site offshore Gippsland in Australia. Akrocean deployed two floating LiDARs and a wave buoy at the end of November to collect data on the wind profile and conditions in the Bass […]

  • 21 November 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations have commenced on the Star of the South offshore wind project in Australia. Two floating LiDARs and a wave buoy were deployed this week to collect data on the wind profile and conditions in the Bass Strait for what is to be Australia’s first offshore wind farm. The wind and wave monitoring equipment […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Australia’s Offshore Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S (CI III), have entered into a partnership regarding the continued development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the Star of the South.

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia has launched a petition calling on the State and Federal Governments to support offshore wind and fund a just transition.

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government is seeking feedback on the proposed regulatory framework for offshore wind and other offshore clean energy technologies. The government is developing the regulatory framework to enable the exploration, construction, operation and decommissioning of offshore wind and other clean energy technologies and associated infrastructure in Commonwealth waters beyond three nautical miles from the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the 2GW Star of the South, has been stalled by Energy Minister Angus Taylor’s failure to sign off on an exploration license allowing a detailed assessment of the wind resource to commence, according to the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). The Department of the Environment and Energy confirmed […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Star of the South Wind Farm Pty Ltd. has appointed Erin Coldham as the Chief Development Officer for what is to be Australia’s first offshore wind farm. “This is a huge turning point for Australia – new jobs, industry development and a reliable source of power to secure our electricity grid. I’m proud to be part […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian Government has approved a deed of licence to allow Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) to undertake resource exploration for the Star of the South, the country’s first offshore wind farm. The licence will allow the developer to undertake exploration in Commonwealth waters about eight to 13 kilometres off the Gippsland coast in Victoria, […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth Australia is calling on Energy Minister Angus Taylor to support the country’s first offshore wind project, the proposed Star of the South in Victoria, as it has been detained by the federal Coalition government.

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals has established a renewables division in Australia to support the development of the country’s first offshore wind farm.

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Denmark and South Korea have entered into a renewable energy cooperation agreement that particularly focuses on offshore wind.

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Akrocean has won a contract to deploy two WINDSEA LiDARs on a 2GW offshore wind project for a period of two years. Although Akrocean did not reveal the name of the project, it did state that the LiDARs are going to be installed “on the other side of the world.” According to the French company, […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) has requested a permit from the Australian Government to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed offshore wind farm off the coast of south-eastern Victoria, which would have up to 250 turbines and a capacity of at least 2GW.

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria has welcomed plans for the establishment of the country’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Australia. The International Energy Agency’s recently launched “Offshore Wind Outlook 2019” has identified more than 7,000TWh per year of offshore wind technical potential, roughly 2,000GW of capacity, in waters below 60 metres offshore Australia. The potential adds up to 16,000TWh per year […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Recently Damen Shipyards Gorinchem (Netherlands) received an order for a DFF 4212 for Seaspovill in South Korea. As Damen has this type of ferry on stock the vessel has a short delivery time. The vessel’s hull was already built by Afai Southern Shipyard Guangzhou (China) and thereafter it was transported to Damen Shipyards in Singapore. […]

  • 3 February 2013

    UK: First Two Siemens 6-MW Wind Turbines Successfully Installed at Gunfleet Sands Together with its partner DONG Energy, Siemens has at the same time pulled off a double pioneering feat: with the very first deployment of the new installation vessel, two Siemens wind turbines of the six-megawatt class complete with rotor star were installed in […]

  • 4 October 2015

    Photo of the Day: Seajacks Scylla Preparing for Take-Off Seajacks Scylla, which is scheduled to be delivered by the end of the year, is nearing its trip to Europe from Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje Yard in South Korea. Study Shows Installation Method Strongly Influences Fatigue Damage of Foundations ECN (Energy research Centre of the […]