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  • 31 May 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, has redeployed an EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR system at the proposed Valorous floating wind project site to continue an offshore metocean campaign in the Celtic Sea. The company said it will share wave data with local surfers. Alfie Wisdom, delivery manager at Blue […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has awarded Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) an Owner’s Engineer contract for the pre-FEED of the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the UK. Under the one-and-a-half-year contract, OWC’s scope of work will be to deliver the Owner’s Engineering services for the pre-leasing engineering […]

  • 29 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    HydroSurv and Sonardyne have completed a demonstration project involving HydroSurv’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) and Sonardyne’s acoustic communications technology, whose combined capabilities the two companies showcased at the site of the Valorous floating wind project, developed by TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy. The project, which was part of an extension to the ‘Robotics for a […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group has revealed a new offshore wind project, Olympic Offshore Wind, off the coast of Northern Ireland. The Olympic Offshore Wind, which is the company’s second offshore wind project in Northern Ireland, is a sister project to Nomadic Offshore Wind that was announced by Simply Blue Group earlier […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The engineering and consultancy company Wood has been awarded a contract for the Salamander floating wind project in Scotland, developed by a joint venture between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted and Subsea 7. For the 100 MW floating wind farm, proposed to be built 35 kilometres off Peterhead on the East Coast of Scotland, Wood will […]

  • 16 June 2022

    The new 1,600-tonne Huisman leg encircling crane on board Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s vessel Bold Tern has been commissioned, with the vessel now capable of installing wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Load testing of the crane was done earlier this month in Singapore, where the vessel was upgraded at Keppel FELS yard. Bold Tern arrived in Singapore […]

  • 21 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    Australia’s federal government and the Victoria state government plan to fast-track Victorian Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) and offshore wind development in an effort to create new energy jobs across Victoria, unlock cleaner, cheaper and more secure energy, and put downward pressure on prices. The Commonwealth and Victoria have signed an agreement to jointly fund Victorian […]

  • 8 September 2022

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management’s (ERM) floating wind-to-hydrogen project, ERM Dolphyn, has entered the commercial demonstration phase, which will be supported by Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) after the company just won a contract to provide topside Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) services. Across this phase of development, ODE will be responsible for FEED engineering for the topside equipment, […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    iXblue has completed the bathymetric survey at the site of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX uncrewed surface vehicle (USV). The purpose of the bathymetric survey inspection was to verify the seabed conditions before the deployment of Jan De Nul Group’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent. Relying on 4G and satellite communication, the operation, […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Parkwind is entering the offshore wind market in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and has made its first move outside of Europe by naming a country manager in the two countries. The Belgium-based offshore wind developer, which says its move reflects the high potential in the region, has appointed Peter Lars Spencer as country manager […]

  • 26 April 2022

    The new crane for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bold Tern has been fitted onto the jack-up vessel, which now has double the lifting capacity it had before it was equipped with the 1,600-tonne leg encircling crane. The crane, manufactured by Huisman, was placed aboard the vessel a few days ago through a tandem lift by Asian Hercules […]

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

    The 1,400-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed on its monopile foundation at the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, RWE, the owner and developer of the project, said. The topside was installed by the heavy lift, DP 2 installation vessel Gulliver, operated by DEME’s subsidiary Scaldis Salvage & Marine […]

  • 15 February 2022

    French energy major TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian engineering consultant company Semar in the development of the Honeymooring solution for floating offshore wind turbines. The mooring design is based on the traditional technologies from the mooring of oil & gas floating structures. Once a turbine is installed on a floater, it is anchored to […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dan McKee, the Governor of the US State of Rhode Island, has introduced legislation that would require a market-competitive procurement for approximately 600 MW of newly-developed offshore wind capacity. If enacted, Rhode Island’s primary utility company would be required to issue the procurement no later than 15 August 2022. Rhode Island is home to North […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas (BV) has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea and one of the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. Located 44 kilometers from the Pembrokeshire coastline, Wales, and in water depths of up to 75 metres, the Erebus project aims […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has submitted consent applications for its 100 MW Erebus floating wind project offshore Wales, the UK. According to Blue Gem Wind, these are the first-ever consent applications to be submitted for floating offshore wind in Welsh waters. Blue Gem Wind has applied to […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME is currently mobilising its jack-up vessel Neptune as well as the Blue Tern jack-up, chartered from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, for monopile installation that is set commence at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm site in Germany. The vessels will also be joined by Sea Challenger which will install the project’s transition pieces, according to a […]

  • 27 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Metocean studies for the Erebus and Valorous projects, the first floating wind farms to be built in Welsh waters, are now underway, the developer Blue Gem Wind reported on 27 July. The studies, which will support the design of the two floating wind projects, are being performed by ABPmer, which will deliver the certifiable metocean […]

  • 21 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore digital aerial surveys have begun at a site in the Celtic Sea where a 300 MW floating wind project has been proposed to be built by Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy. The partners have contracted APEM to deliver 24 consecutive monthly bird and marine mammal surveys of […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind has hired Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd (OWC) to provide engineering services for an offshore wind development project on the UK Continental Shelf. The contract is for a term of approximately three years, and the scope of work includes Owners Engineering and Project Development Support, OWC said. The contract is valued at between […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture of Total and Simply Blue Energy, has submitted the scoping report for the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the Celtic Sea. The proposed Valorous site is located approximately 50 km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. Valorous represents the second floating wind project being progressed by Blue Gem […]

  • 27 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, is preparing to deploy a floating LiDAR at the Valorous floating wind project site to inform the engineering designs and the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for the proposed project. The EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR system will be towed from the harbour in Milford […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Blue Gem Wind has received planning consent from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to install a temporary met mast to study the floating offshore wind potential in the Celtic Sea. The 120-meter met mast and onshore monitoring equipment is provided by local supplier Solar Wheel.  Due to be installed on the Angle Peninsula, on […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind has awarded Rovco with a contract to carry out survey work at the site of the proposed 96 MW Erebus floating wind farm in the Celtic Sea. The million-pound contract will see Rovco carry out detailed geophysical and environmental site investigations to assess the seabed and sub-surface conditions at both the wind […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    GEOxyz has begun geophysical survey work at the 96 MW Erebus project, Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm. GEOxyz will carry out the offshore surveys until mid-June at the site located 45km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. The work follows the geophysical and environmental site investigations which Rovco kicked off in August last year. […]