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  • 17 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have finalised the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for their Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects, after being selected in the state’s offshore wind power solicitation in January 2021. The finalisation of the agreements was announced at an event […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    New York Governor Kathy Hochul, together with Division of the Budget Director Robert F. Mujica Jr., outlined the State’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Executive Budget on 18 January, confirming the USD 500 million investment in offshore wind infrastructure, announced in her 2022 State of the State address at the beginning of this month. The USD 500 […]

  • 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
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued an order related to offshore wind transmission systems that modifies future offshore wind energy procurements to include options for connections through “meshed” grids and requires Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) to submit details of a 5-6 GW onshore interconnection hub plan. […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Six world-leading offshore wind developers and wind turbine manufacturers have submitted a total of 16 offers in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA) sublease solicitation for the New Jersey Wind Port. Ørsted, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (a joint venture between Shell and EDF Renewables), and Beacon Wind (a joint venture between Equinor and BP) […]

  • 28 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first phase of the Guodian Xiangshan 1 offshore wind farm project in East China’s Zhejiang Province became fully operational on 23 December. Located in the southeastern part of Hepu Town, Xiangshan County of Ningbo, the 254.2 MW first phase comprises 41 6.2 MW wind turbines connected to a 220-kilovolt offshore booster station. A five-kilometer […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has launched a DKK 1.25 billion (EUR 161 million) subsidy scheme to support the Power-to-X projects towards the goal of reaching between 4 and 6 GW of electrolysis capacity by 2030. The Danish government launched the strategy for the development of the Power-to-X-technology and capacity in December 2021. The strategy will push for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Engineering specialist R&D Test Systems has delivered what it considers to be the world’s largest, most powerful highly accelerated lifetime testing (HALT) test bench for wind turbine nacelles. Located at the Danish test centre Lindø Offshore Renewables Centre (LORC), which focuses on wind turbine tests and validation, the new test rig can accommodate the next […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment

    We are excited to announce that from now on it is possible to book your stand at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2022. The 15th edition  of OEEC will take place on the 29th and 30th of November 2022 at RAI Amsterdam. OEEC is the place where different sectors of the energy sector […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Havfram is in early talks with a partner(s) for the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind seabed leasing round, according to the company’s press release from 2 March. Six months ago, Crown Estate Scotland announced it would organise a specific leasing round prioritising oil and gas asset electrification. The auction is […]

  • 14 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    SeAH Wind Ltd will build a GBP 200-300 million UK XXL monopile manufacturing facility at Teesworks and not at Able UK’s Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on the South Bank of the Humber as initially planned. SeAH Wind Ltd, a subsidiary of South Korea’s pipe manufacturer SeAH Steel Holdings, has not specified the reason for […]

  • 21 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor, through their joint company Empire Offshore Wind, have filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to postpone the deadline for putting their 816 MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm into commercial operation by a year and a half. In the request, filed on 13 October, Empire Wind is […]

  • 11 May 2022
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch energy company Eneco has started the construction of the Maasvlakte 2 onshore wind farm in the Rotterdam harbour area, with a portion of turbine components to be installed using offshore installation techniques. The wind farm covers a total length of approximately 7.5 kilometres. The 2.5-kilometre-long hard sea defences consist of a dyke body with […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    France-based green hydrogen technology developer Lhyfe and engineering company DORIS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on working together on offshore hydrogen production projects, with a plan to launch the first floating wind turbine for integration with a hydrogen production system. The partners will work on finalising the development of their proprietary solution called […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted now expects costs to reinstate the integrity of inter-array cables affected by cable protection issues at some of the company’s offshore wind farms to amount to up to DKK 1.3 billion (around EUR 175 million) and not up to DKK 3 billion as initially anticipated. As reported, Ørsted discovered the issue with Cable Protection […]