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  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The governments of Estonia and Latvia have selected the locations in their respective parts of the Baltic Sea where their joint offshore wind energy project – ELWIND – will be built. Based on research and analysis, the most suitable development area for the implementation of a joint project in Estonian waters is the sea area […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Eolus and PNE Group have created a joint venture for developing the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. Located in the Baltic Sea outside the west coast of Latvia, the wind farm will have the potential to generate 4.5 TWh of renewable electricity per year. The partners said that the wind farm will have […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE and Latvenergo, one of the largest power suppliers in the Baltic States, have joined forces to develop, construct, and operate offshore wind projects off the Latvian coast. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has now been signed between the two companies. The equal partnership is said to represent a strong combination of experience and […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Port of Tallinn (Tallinna Sadam) has decided to invest up to EUR 53 million to build a new 310-metre quay with a 10-hectare area beyond the quay in Paldiski South Harbour, Estonia, to support the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea region. The investment is co-financed by European Commission in […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has extended a contract with Island Offshore Shipholding LP for Island Clipper, a combined platform supply vessel (PSV) and walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, which has supported the company’s Oseberg oil and gas field in Norway and is scheduled to also work on the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. The developer has extended the contract […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has laid the first subsea cables in the water for the 94.6 MW Hywind Tampen floating wind farm offshore Norway. JDR Cable System is in charge of supplying the electric cables for the project from its factory in Hartlepool, the UK, while Subsea 7 is responsible for the installation of the cables and […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind has ordered another Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) from Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain. This will be vessel number six in the series built at Astilleros Gondán shipyard in addition to the existing vessels Edda Passat and Edda Mistral delivered by the same yard in 2018. The vessel will be prepared for the installment […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical site investigations over Ocean Winds’ proposed Caledonia offshore wind farm site are scheduled to begin next month. UK marine survey specialist Gardline Limited has been contracted to carry out the geophysical survey with its research vessel Ocean Endeavour, deploying fixed and towed sensors. The operations will be conducted on a 24-hour basis, beginning on […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has received a positive environmental decision for its BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea, thus completing the environmental impact assessment process for the 400 MW project. The decision was taken by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdańsk. ”Receiving the environmental decision brings Ocean Winds significantly closer to […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Aquaterra Energy and Seawind Ocean Technology have signed an agreement for the development of what the companies say will be the world’s largest floating offshore wind and green hydrogen production project in Italy. The project, named HyMed, is currently in its first phase of permitting, with the grid connection and the environmental impact assessments well […]

  • 17 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The case between the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) and the developers of the Commonwealth Wind and Mayflower Wind offshore wind projects has reached beyond the state lines as it raised questions in Rhode Island, where Mayflower Wind filed an application for part of the project’s cable route. Mayflower Wind’s statement on the project’s […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Palfinger Marine has signed a deal to deliver two jetty cranes and 64 fixed boom cranes for the 450 MW Calvados offshore wind farm in France. Palfinger Marine will deliver 64 PF14000-4.0 fixed boom cranes for the wind turbine platforms and two PTM600 jetty cranes to the offshore wind project. The units in the port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, which will serve as the future home of the Salem Harbor Wind Terminal, the second major offshore wind port terminal in the state. The terminal site project will result in the redevelopment of the former Salem Harbor Station, a decommissioned coal-fired energy plant creating […]

  • 11 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has granted an establishment permit giving HOFOR Vind the right to build the Aflandshage offshore wind farm in the Øresund Strait. The wind farm will feature up to 26 offshore wind turbines with an individual capacity of between 9.5 MW 11 MW, and a combined capacity of between 247 MW and […]

  • 2 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has acquired 100 per cent of the Irish company Western Power Offshore Developments, which is in the early stages of developing the East Celtic Wind Farm project off the coast of Ireland. Located around 10 kilometres off the coast of Wexford and Waterford in Ireland, the East Celtic project will significantly expand RWE’s offshore […]

  • 28 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spain-based euskalforging has won a contract to produce rolled rings for the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier wind farm offshore France. Under the contract, the company will manufacture rolled rings for 61 transition pieces that will be installed on the offshore wind project located 11.6 kilometres from the island of Yeu and 16.5 […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Ørsted and T&T Group have signed a landmark agreement with the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s (MPI) National Innovation Center (NIC) to bolster technical capacity and build technological expertise in Vietnam’s offshore wind sector. The goal of this five-year cooperation agreement is to launch an offshore wind research and development (R&D) and training centre under […]

  • 7 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based Rotech Subsea has set up an entity in Taiwan to service the demand coming from the local offshore wind sector. According to Rotech, the move comes as it had completed a series of cable trenching and seabed leveling campaigns in Taiwan’s offshore wind sector and secured new contracts. With three spreads of its Controlled […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna have launched a new offshore wind partnership in Ireland at an event with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in Dublin. The long-term, exclusive partnership will see Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna, one of Ireland’s oldest semi-states working at the forefront of energy […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based Rovco and Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market. The agreement will see both parties work together to analyse the Japanese offshore wind market and develop a better understanding of the demand in […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    COWI has been selected by Statkraft as Owner’s Engineer for the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind farm. The company will support Statkraft in preparing an auction application for the first offshore competition under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS-1) in Ireland. COWI’s scope of work will include foundation concept design, electrical design, construction, […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The development consortium behind the 450 MW Calvados offshore wind farm has ordered several sets of Siemens Gamesa’s new recyclable wind turbine blades. Ten of the 64 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines will feature the new RecyclableBlades which were unveiled by Siemens Gamesa last September. The blades are made up of a combination of […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Surveys of the area that the Lithuanian Government selected for the country’s first offshore wind farm have shown that the seabed in the Baltic Sea is suitable for the development of this type of project. The Lithuanian Energy Agency selected Geobaltic and Garant Diving to carry out the geophysical and seismic surveys through an international […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian energy company Earth Wind & Power (EWP) is set to offtake up to 400MW of excess and pre-grid offshore wind power to supply electricity to data centre infrastructure in Northern Europe. According to EWP, the project would support Europe’s growing demand for data processing power. “It is a proud moment for Earth Wind & […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A set of wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France has arrived in Brest on board the Rotra Mare vessel. In Brest, the towers will undergo final outfitting ahead of installation in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in the English Channel. The towers are being delivered by Haizea Breizh, the French subsidiary […]