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  • 7 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind has secured a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm. The amount approved is EUR 450 million. Located some 19 kilometres off the island of Rugen in the German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 will comprise 27 MHI Vestas […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has awarded DEME Offshore with an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the foundations at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The next-generation XXL monopiles will be the largest-ever installed in Europe with a weight of around 2,000 tonnes each, DEME said. Manufactured by Steelwind in […]

  • 2 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has signed a contract with Poland’s Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) for the fabrication and delivery of equipped secondary steel structures for the Arcadis ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. EPG will deliver 27 sets of equipped secondary steel structures for turbine foundations, and for one offshore substation transition piece. The […]

  • 16 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has reached financial close on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, its first project in Germany, which now officially enters construction phase. Belgian offshore wind developer said the project raised about EUR 570 million of debt from a group of nine lenders. The lenders are KBC Bank, Belfius Bank, Helaba, KfW IPEX-Bank, Coöperatieve […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Grid Connection

    The first cable section for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection was installed in the German part of the Baltic Sea in recent weeks, the transmission system operator 50Hertz said. In the coming months, further cables will be laid in individual sections along the 90-kilometre-long route. The work is being carried out by a consortium […]

  • 10 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has awarded JDR with a contract to supply, test, and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The UK-based JDR will supply the 45 kilometres of 33kV array cable that will connect the wind farm’s 27 MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW wind turbines. The company […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz has issued a tender seeking a provider of the 220 kV submarine and onshore cable system for the Ostwind 3 grid connection. The selected party will be in charge of the design, engineering, construction, installation, handling and commissioning of the cable system that will connect the onshore substation […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    NKT’s new cable barge NKT Agrippina has been loaded with a cable section for the offshore wind connection project Ostwind 2 in the German part of the Baltic Sea and will soon set out on its maiden trip after being christened on 20 April. The vessel has been specially designed to transport offshore power cables […]

  • 14 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) in charge of the Baltic Sea infrastructure, 50Hertz, has opened a tender for unexploded ordnance (UXO) operations on the cable route of the Ostwind 3 project. The work scope encompasses provision and operation of all assets necessary for the UXO campaign works, including reporting and interfacing with the employer […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz has begun onshore cable activities near the Lubmin substation of the Ostwind 2 grid connection project in Germany. According to 50Hertz, specialized companies started using the so-called cable train for the 3km long onshore connection between the landing site at Greifswalder Bodden and the Lubmin substation. The transmission system operator added that works on […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore substation (OSS) topsides for the French Saint-Brieuc and Scottish Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms have been moved out of Engie Solutions and HSM Offshore’s factories in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively. Ailes Marines selected a joint venture between Engie Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) to manufacture the offshore substation for the […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Aker Solutions has received the final ruling from an arbitration tribunal in Germany in the case concerning the Nordsee Ost offshore wind project for which Kværner, now part of Aker, delivered jacket foundations. “The ruling entitles Aker Solutions to receive a recoverable cash amount of approximately EUR 67 million, of which approximately EUR 23 million […]

  • 4 February 2021

    Publish your vacancy on the Offshore WIND job section for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and energy sector worldwide. This job section is provided by the Offshore Energy section of Navingo Career; the leading job portal for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and energy sector worldwide. Due to the unique reach of this […]

  • 18 March 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean Infinity, in partnership with the University of Portsmouth, Airborne Robotics and Bentley Telecom, is developing an autonomous fleet of drones for offshore wind farm inspection. The aim of the Drone Swarm for Unmanned Inspection of Wind Turbines (Dr-SUIT) project is to develop an autonomous offshore wind farm inspection fleet consisting of unmanned drone swarms […]

  • 29 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Jonas Corné, CEO at Greenbyte, a provider of asset management solutions. The article examines digitalisation in the offshore wind sector, the necessity of it and current challenges that hinder using digitalised solutions to advance offshore wind projects. Despite the global disruption caused by the COVID pandemic, 2020 was […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Netherlands is studying eight new areas off its coast as potential locations where offshore wind farms would be built after 2030. All but one of the eight search zones is expected to have a lower Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) compared to the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone. According to a preliminary study published […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched an Offshore Wind Investment Programme to support the delivery of manufacturing investment in the offshore wind supply chain in disadvantaged or deprived regions in the UK. UK-registered businesses can apply until 11:59 p.m. on 30 May for a grant funding for major investments in […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Zephyr Vind, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian company Zephyr, has announced plans to build a large-scale offshore wind farm in Sweden, which would use both floating and fixed-bottom foundations. The company has proposed two preliminary project designs: one with 61 wind turbines with a 20+ MW capacity each, and one with 94 […]

  • 19 April 2021

    Wind energy costs, including both offshore and onshore wind, could decline 37–49 per cent by 2050, resulting in costs 50 per cent lower than predicted in an analysis in 2015, according to a new study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and published in Nature Energy. In the same study performed in 2015, experts […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Mammoet is opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan, to be closer to project sites and to offer onshore services for offshore wind farms locally. In particular, Mammoet will provide engineering, heavy lifting and transportation solutions, including marshaling, ballasting, weighing, load-in and load-out transportation services. Besides the new office, which is located next to a […]

  • 16 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa and Poland’s Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic have signed a Letter of Intent to work together to further the Polish offshore wind power industry. The recently enacted Offshore Wind Act calls for the development of 5.9 GW of offshore wind capacity in the Polish Baltic Sea by 2030, and of up to […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    RWE has commissioned BWTS GmbH to provide maintenance and repair of the safety equipment at its three offshore wind farms in Germany. BWTS is providing technical examination, as well as maintenance and repair of the safety equipment, such as the access systems and chain hoists, at the Arkona, Amrumbank West and Nordsee Ost wind farms. […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government and the parties to the Climate Agreement have agreed on a subsidy scheme for the Hesselø offshore wind farm. To a large extent, the subsidy scheme for Hesselø is similar to the subsidy scheme decided for the Thor offshore wind farm which was based on the recommendations from The Danish Council on […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT Alfa Lift AS has received and accepted a firm offer, subject to satisfactory documentation, for a USD 135 million Senior Secured Green ECA Credit Facility. The loan is for the post-delivery financing of the company’s wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The facility, to be drawn upon delivery of the vessel, has a […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded Nokia and NetNordic, and separately Origo Solutions with contracts to provide services on the company’s offshore wind farms. Origo Solutions will be responsible for the complete delivery of the common Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which will be used to operate wind farms from Equinor’s new UK […]

  • 20 May 2021
    R&D

    A new joint industry project has been launched as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme with an aim to build industry consensus on setting the future standard array voltage for offshore wind farms. The High Voltage Array Systems (Hi-VAS) project aims to understand the costs, benefits and technology challenges associated with raising the […]