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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Environment

    Empire Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Equinor and BP, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have extended their agreement on monitoring large whales in the Empire Wind lease area, located in the New York Bight off the southern coast of Long Island.   In 2019, Equinor (the sole owner of the Empire Wind project at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Technology

    Vestas has completed the prototype nacelle for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine at its factory in Lindø, Denmark. The new design is now ready for testing, the wind turbine manufacturer said via social media. The turbine will undergo mechanical testing, as well as strict control of its vital controlling software, and the test programme […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2022
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Vessels

    Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has won two contracts, one with Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) to supply two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) with integrated equipment solution, and the other with Sembcorp Marine to supply the Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) with comprehensive technology package. Under the contract with IWS, KM will supply CSOVs with an integrated […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The two side-compartments for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype wind turbine nacelle have arrived in Denmark. The side-compartments were then transported to Vestas’ factory in Esbjerg, where the full power converter system will be installed. According to Vestas, the modular nacelle components take full advantage of industrial standards, as the side-compartments are dimensionally designed to […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has plans for the development of 10 GW of offshore wind capacity in the German parts of the North and Baltic Seas, and has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with German developer RWE to explore collaboration on offshore wind projects both in and outside Germany. The company announced its 10 […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Osbit has completed its first project for Shimizu Corporation (Shimizu) with the delivery of a bespoke access system for the company’s newbuild offshore jack-up vessel. Specially designed to suit Shimizu’s requirements, the variable height gangway will be installed on board as a permanent asset to provide access from the vessel to turbine transition pieces. Extendable […]

  • 20 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewable Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has exchanged contracts to acquire a further 2.4 per cent equity interest in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Upon completion of this incremental investment, TRIG will hold a 10.2 per cent interest in Hornsea One, with the project representing 9 per cent […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed a bill that seeks to procure between 600 MW and 1 GW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. “Adding offshore wind clean energy capacity is essential for meeting our new 100 percent renewable energy by 2033 goal and our Act on Climate emissions reductions target. It will not […]

  • 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. […]