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  • 14 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Maersk Supply Service has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) with the joint venture of Equinor and BP to install the wind turbines at the Beacon Wind offshore wind farm in the United States. Located 60 miles east of Montauk Point and 20 miles south of Nantucket, the Beacon Wind offshore wind farm was selected […]

  • 9 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has, on behalf of the 50-50 partnership between Equinor and bp, selected Heerema Marine Contractors as a strategic supplier for the development of offshore wind projects on the US East Coast. Equinor and Heerema intend to enter into a Strategic Supplier Agreement for the transportation and installation services of wind farm foundations and offshore […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has selected Jacobs for the detail design of New York’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). Port upgrades to redevelop SBMT were part of the Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 project proposals Equinor and BP submitted in the 2021 offshore wind power solicitation in […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Equinor and BP have launched an Offshore Wind Innovation Hub in New York that they say will facilitate partnerships with start-ups that bring new technological solutions to the growing US offshore wind industry. The initiative is being led by Equinor on behalf of its 50/50 joint venture with BP and is a result of a […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel (SOV) charter agreement to the US-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to support the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project. The charter agreement has a fixed period of 10 years, with commencement in the mid-2020s. The plug-in hybrid SOV […]

  • 9 May 2022

    Texas-based NOV has received contracts from Sembcorp Marine Ltd to supply equipment for the offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) the company is building for Maersk Supply Service. The order will see NOV-BLM supply the rack and pinion jacking systems and the load transfer system while NOV Heavy Lift will deliver the GustoMSC-designed heavy lift […]

  • 18 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Rise Light & Power has revealed its Queensboro Renewable Express (Queensboro) plan, an offshore wind transmission project that will bring renewable energy to Queens and replace existing fossil fuel generation. The company’s idea is to use multiple sets of transmission cables to bring up to 3.9 GW of electricity generated by offshore wind farms in […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution

    TotalEnergies and BP have decided to partner with several organisations to support their activities in the offshore wind market. To support its offshore wind development ambitions in the Netherlands, such as its participation in the latest tender for the Hollandse Kust West VI and VII offshore wind areas, TotalEnergies is joining forces with Netherlands Wind […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have selected a consortium between Van Oord and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) for subsea rock installation works for their Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in New York. The consortium plans to start operations at the offshore wind farm sites in the mid-2020s, with Van Oord […]

  • 28 July 2022

    New York State has opened its third offshore wind solicitation, seeking to procure at least 2,000 MW of offshore wind energy. The procurement, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), will be open for proposals from developers until 22 December, with solicitation award announcements expected in early 2023. The state’s third […]

  • 16 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Sembcorp Marine has ordered a complete propulsion package from Steerprop for the wind installation vessel (WIV) the Singapore-based company is building for Maersk Supply Service. The order was placed in May 2022. Steerprop specialists worked in close cooperation with Sembcorp Marine throughout the vessel design process, the Finnish designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems said. […]

  • 4 April 2022

    Sembcorp Marine will build the next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) ordered by Maersk Supply Service to ABS Class, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) said. Two new feeder barges and two diesel-electric hybrid tugboat units will also be built to ABS Class by Kirby Offshore Wind (KOW), to supply the WTIV with towers and turbines […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has released a Notice of Solicitation for offshore wind developers with projects in the New York Bight who wish to deliver energy and renewable energy credits into the New York State Bulk Power System via the transmission facility Juno Power Express. The US electric transmission system developer wants to join forces with developers […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The recently announced wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for which Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine won a shipbuilding contract is now confirmed to have been ordered by Maersk, whose subsidiary Maersk Supply Service has just revealed that it signed a firm contract with a joint venture between Equinor and BP for the installation of the Empire 1 […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    BP has entered into an agreement with Marubeni to form a strategic partnership for offshore wind and potentially other decarbonisation projects, including hydrogen, in Japan. The new partnership will see BP acquiring a stake in Marubeni’s proposed offshore wind project in the country. Under the agreement, BP will join with Marubeni on a proposed offshore […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A specially formed consortium between GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and New York-based BOND Civil & Utility Construction has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract to supply a digital onshore substation for Empire Wind 1 wind farm offshore New York, USA. Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The New York City Mayor, Eric Adams, has announced that plans for transforming the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a major staging and assembly facility for offshore wind and an operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects are moving forward. Under an agreement now finalised by the New York […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation has signed a joint development agreement with Fecon, a Vietnamese construction and infrastructure group, for a proposed 500 MW offshore wind farm in Ba Ria, Vung Tau province, Vietnam. The proposed 500 MW Vung Tau offshore wind farm, located 23-35 kilometres from the coast, could be among the first large-scale offshore wind projects […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belfast-headquartered Ridgeway has secured a contract to supply Rockbags, also known as Kyowa Filter Units, for cable protection for the 480 MW Saint Nazaire wind farm offshore France. Saint Nazaire – an offshore wind farm being developed in the Loire-Atlantique region of France and owned by EDF Renewables and EIH S.à r.l. (a joint venture […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    The transaction to integrate Aker Offshore Wind into Mainstream Renewable Power has closed, creating a renewable energy company with a 27 GW portfolio including solar, and onshore and offshore wind projects. The closing of the transaction follows the announcement from 12 July, when Aker Horizons said it had entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis will convert a number of vessels within its Offshore Energy division, including the crane ships Bokalift 1 and Bokalift 2, into hybrid vessels through the retrofitting of energy storage systems, or ‘power packs’. The modifications will be completed over the next two years and will also be carried out on two construction support vessels […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    SeAH Wind Ltd, a subsidiary of South Korea’s pipe manufacturer SeAH Steel Holdings, has received planning approval for its proposed GBP 300 million UK XXL monopile factory to be built at Teesworks. Site works are scheduled to commence in July with overall completion anticipated in 2024. The 40-metre high, over 800-metres long building, part of the Teesside’s […]

  • 12 September 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry

    Energy Ministers from the nine members of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) have agreed to reach at least 260 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2050. This will represent more than 85 per cent of the EU-wide ambition of reaching 300 GW by 2050. At their ministerial meeting in Dublin, under the Irish Co-Presidency […]

  • 24 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy will install a Doppler Light Detection and Ranging system (LiDAR) on its Kupe platform in the gas field located offshore South Taranaki, New Zealand, and will share the obtained data with multiple offshore wind developers. On 23 August, the consortium between BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore, using its installation vessel Innovation has now installed all 80 foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, the industry’s first project to employ drilling to install XL monopiles. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), the consortium that owns the wind farm, awarded an EPCI contract for the 80 foundations to DEME Offshore and Eiffage […]