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  • 14 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Dong Fang Offshore (DFO), a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction, has completed harsh weather demonstrations at the offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a with the first Taiwan-flagged commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) Orient Constructor. The trials, conducted in early January 2022, displayed the ability of the vessel to manage transfers during the […]

  • 21 December 2021

    Taiwan’s Dong Fang Offshore, a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction, has purchased the Construction and Flex Lay vessel Polar Onyx from GC Rieber Shipping, which will be converted into a cable laying vessel. Polar Onyx is the first flexible lay vessel owned by a Taiwanese owner, and will be the first vessel of its kind […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution

    The Business Network for Offshore Wind, in partnership with the Korea SMEs and Startups Agency (KOSME), has launched the US Offshore Wind Pathway Program, designed to support the entry of Korean-based companies into the fast-growing US market. The ten companies that were selected by KOSME are: ACE Engineering&Technology, CyTroniQ Co., Ltd., Dong Yang Engineering (DYE), […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    China’s MingYang Smart Energy plans to deploy two wind turbines with an individual capacity of 16.6 MW at the MingYang Yangjiang Qingzhou Four offshore wind farm in the South China Sea. The 505.2 MW offshore wind farm will also feature 59 8 MW wind turbines. Available data suggest that the wind farm is expected to […]

  • 9 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Hongkong Electric Company (HK Electric), one of Hong Kong’s two main electricity providers, has revealed plans to develop and commission a 150 MW offshore wind farm by 2027. The wind farm will be located southwest of Lamma Island in water depths ranging from 17 to 22 metres in an area with average wind speeds […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vos Prodect has won a contract with JDR Cable Systems to supply the cable hang-off systems for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. Vos Prodect will deliver the sealed cable hang-off systems by the end of the second quarter of 2022, securing the subsea power cables to the top of the monopile […]

  • 15 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vos Prodect Innovations (VPI) has been selected to deliver its cable hang-off systems for the first two phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank A and B. Hellenic Cables, the sole supplier of inter-array cables for the Dogger Bank, has awarded VPI with a contract to engineer and deliver cable hang-off systems […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Offshore engineering and design consultancy Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd (GDG) has been commissioned by Wind Energy Ireland to undertake a study of Ireland’s national ports. The assessment will review the current position, as well as identify the strategic port development opportunities for the future where relevant. GDG’s study will focus on enabling both bottom-fixed […]

  • 20 April 2022

    The Philippines has the potential to install as much as 21 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040 with the right governmental and policy support, according to the country’s Offshore Wind Roadmap, released today (20 April) by the Philippines’ Department of Energy (DOE) and the World Bank Group. The 21 GW are estimated to be attainable […]

  • 14 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 71 gravity-based foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm has been completed at the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France. The consortium of Bouygues Construction, Saipem, and Boskalis is in charge of supplying and installing the foundations for the 500 MW wind farm located between 13 and 22 kilometres off […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first of 71 gravity-based foundations for the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm has been placed on its transport barge at the Bougainville yard in the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France, ahead of transport and installation at the project site off the coast of Normandy. The consortium of Boskalis, Saipem, and Bouygues Construction […]

  • 15 March 2022

    A naming ceremony has been held at Astilleros Gondán Shipyard for Edda Breeze, a commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) built for the Norwegian shipowner Edda Wind. This is the first of five CSOVs Astilleros Gondán S.A is building for Edda Wind. Designed by Salt Ship Design, the 88.3 metre-long vessel has an accommodation capacity for […]

  • 18 March 2022

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the first of its new class of multi cat (MuC) workboats, the 2309, to the UK-based crew transfer operator High Speed Transfers (HST). The new mid-range model, named HST Hazel, was built at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands and will initially be based out of HST’s home port of […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s CS Wind and Chin Fong Machine Industrial have completed the fabrication of all 111 wind turbine tower sections needed for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project. The towers, which are being transported to the pre-assembly site at the Port of Taichung, will support 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines, the Asia […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the University of Malta have kicked off research to assess how the significant amounts of CO2 available from carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities may support offshore energy storage systems co-located within the same footprint of wind farms. The Investigating the thermal performance of Subsea Energy Storage Accumulators with a 2-Phase Fluid Transition […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind has awarded the engineering consulting group, COWI, with a contract to deliver a turnkey design for the wind turbine foundations for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 projects off the coast of Long Island, New York. This is COWI’s largest offshore wind engineering contract in the US to date, the company said. […]

  • 25 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has extended its memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21) to support South Korea’s expansion of wind power assets. According to Fugro, the MoU was extended due to the strong demand for combined geophysical, geotechnical, and metocean data services. The parties signed the initial MoU back in 2019, marking Fugro’s entry […]

  • 24 May 2022

    Written by Frederik C. Andersen, managing director for the Offshore Renewables division at Clarksons Platou Clarksons Offshore Renewables division launches a strategic marine advisory service ‘AIR’ to support clients operating in and looking to enter the offshore wind sector Clarksons Offshore Renewables, a division of Clarksons Platou, has seen first-hand the significant growth in offshore […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    German energy company RWE has won an operations and maintenance (O&M) services contract for the London Array offshore wind farm, in which RWE holds a 30 per cent stake. Under the ten-year O&M contract, the company will start delivering services for the offshore wind farm in early 2023. According to RWE, over the past year, […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore wind service company Edda Wind has taken delivery of its first Commissioning Operation Vessel (CSOV), the hydrogen-ready Edda Breeze. The vessel is the first to be delivered as part of a nine-vessel newbuilding programme. Edda Breeze will in August go on a ten-year contract with Ocean Breeze at the Bard Offshore 1 wind […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has won a contract by Ørsted to carry out geotechnical site investigations at the Hornsea Three and Hornsea Four offshore wind projects in the UK. The site investigations will include downhole cone penetration testing (CPT), seismic cone penetration testing (SCPT), downhole sampling and high-quality rock coring, as well as borehole geophysical logging. Fugro will mobilize multiple […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Orient Cable (NBO) has been awarded a EUR 240 million contract for a 1 GW offshore wind project developed by Guangdong Energy in Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, China. The EPCI contract includes the supply, engineering, transportation, installation, and pre-commissioning of two 60-kilometre-long 500 kV 3-core export cables. According to the company, the project marks the world’s […]

  • 29 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted and the transport and logistics company DSV have teamed up to carry out tests with the transport of spare parts and tools using long-distance freight drones at Anholt wind farm in the Kattegat offshore Denmark. The aim of the trials is to find out whether drones can be a realistic supplement to the logistics […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation, a portfolio company of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, has revealed plans to develop five offshore wind projects in Brazil with a combined capacity of over 5 GW. Corio intends to develop the five five projects, subject to finalisation of documentation and regulatory approvals, alongside the Brazilian power generation company Servtec. Corio and Servtec […]

  • 22 April 2022

    German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner has acquired the 108 metres long jack-up vessel Thor from the Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME, for an undisclosed fee. The vessel, which sails under the Madeiran flag, has a 500-tone capacity, a high-outreach offshore crane, and a fully equipped accommodation block for up to 56 […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The world’s first offshore charging points for electric vessels will be installed on the Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind farms off the UK around late summer, according to the UK’s Department for Transport. The project to develop an offshore wind on-turbine electrical vessel charging system is led by MJR Power and Automation and also includes […]