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  • 11 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental review of the Empire Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, proposed to be built offshore New York by a joint venture of BP and Equinor, and plans to issue a Record of Decision (ROD) on whether to approve the project this autumn. […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Two survey activities are planned to start this month at the Empire Wind offshore wind farm site located about 20 miles south of Long Island. The first is a short-term underwater sediment survey campaign, planned to begin in late June. The sediment survey experts will sample the seabed along the proposed Empire Wind 1 and […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seatrium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP), has secured a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, to supply two offshore substations for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in the US. The scope of the project involves the engineering, procurement, […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor are in the process of renegotiating the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for their joint offshore wind projects in the USA, according to Reuters. The partners do not plan on developing the projects off the US East Coast unless they meet the ”return thresholds of 6% to 8%”, Reuters quoted bp’s CEO Bernard […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes) has signed the first-ever subcontract for the procurement of rock for a wind farm offshore the US with Carver Sand & Gravel LLC (Carver), a US quarry in the state of New York. Through this subcontract, Great Lakes will use rock produced in New York to provide […]

  • 18 September 2023

    Scotland-based Marine Procurement Ltd (MPL) has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of a 5-tonne motion-compensated crane for Edison Chouest Offshore’s (ECO) service operation vessel (SOV). The motion compensated crane (M-Series) for the newbuild vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2024.  “SMST has an impressive track record and we are convinced that the […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    This summer, the developers of the Sunrise Wind (Ørsted and Eversource) and Empire Wind 1 & 2 and Beacon Wind projects (Equinor and BP) filed petitions with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), seeking price adjustments to their contracts with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In response to […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    DORIS has been awarded a framework agreement by BP for the provision of engineering services to the company’s offshore wind projects. Across the five-year agreement, DORIS will provide engineering for scopes such as concept development, pre-FEED, FEED, and detailed design. The support provided by DORIS and its strategic partner Turner & Townsend will enable the […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 22 September 2023

    Norwegian owner and operator of vessels serving the offshore wind industry, Edda Wind, has secured a charter agreement with Vestas for its service operation vessel (SOV) Edda Passat. The SOV has operated for Ørsted at Race Bank offshore wind farm since it was built in 2018 and its charter is expiring next month. The new agreement with Vestas will […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Grid Connection

    The construction work has begun on the BorWin6 High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) project which will be delivered by TenneT to link 980 MW of offshore wind capacity to the German grid. Through a consortium with Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute and C-EPRI Electric Power Engineering (GEIRI/CEPRI), McDermott is providing engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    The joint venture between TotalEnergies and Rise Light & Power, which is developing the 1.4 GW Attentive Energy One offshore wind project in New York, has signed a labour agreement that will see the staff at the Ravenswood Generating Station becoming the first in the country to transition from work in fossil fuel power generation to […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Asso.subsea has signed a contract with Nexans for the transportation, installation and protection of the nearshore section of the BorWin6 offshore cable in Germany, with offshore work scheduled for 2025. The company will be involved in the design and execution of this part of the project in shallow waters and will also assist Nexans in […]

  • 29 March 2023

    Jan De Nul’s new jack-up vessel, Voltaire, has left Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where it underwent further commissioning and project-specific adjustments ahead of its first assignment, and is now on its way to Europe. The vessel’s first deployment will be on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm project offshore the UK, the world’s […]

  • 8 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor and BP have selected Skanska USA as the construction manager for the port upgrade 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 the State of New […]

  • 21 August 2023

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published a revised strategy for offshore wind according to which areas will be awarded for development through three models, with the first tender under one of the auction models expected to be launched in December. MNRE has also issued two calls for tenders for offshore wind […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure, a strategic investment arm of Daiwa Securities Group, has acquired a minority stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK. Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure announced the transaction on 10 March, saying that it is constructed on the company’s partnership with Equitix, which has been cultivated […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    BP and Deep Wind Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea. As part of their agreement, bp has acquired a 55 per cent stake in Deep Wind Offshore’s early-stage offshore wind portfolio, which includes four projects across the Korean peninsula with a potential generating capacity of up to […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Entrion Wind has been awarded a project to evaluate the feasibility of its patent-pending fully restrained platform (FRP) offshore wind foundation technology by a ScotWind developer. Under the agreement, Entrion will assess the technical and economic feasibility of the FRP foundation technology, extending the monopile and its established supply chain and favourable economics up to […]

  • 24 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, led by Equinor and BP, has opened for business and announced its first call for applications to help accelerate the development phase of offshore wind in New York. The Accelerator Program is looking for start-ups that provide innovative technology and solutions related to the development of offshore wind in New […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DEME Offshore US has been awarded a contract by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, to supply inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms. Under the contract, DEME Offshore US will be responsible for transporting and installing inter-array cables, which will have a total […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation has attracted bids from a number of major players including Ørsted and Eversource, Equinor and bp, RWE and National Grid, Invenergy and energyRe, and Rise Light & Power, among others. In July of 2022, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation for […]

  • 30 December 2022

    Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine has produced its first kWh after being fully assembled at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The wind turbine prototype will now undergo an extensive test and verification programme to ensure reliability before full-type certification and serial production begins. The prototype development […]

  • 2 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind and Ørsted have extended their five-year agreement for the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Edda Mistral, which is now set to stay on Hornsea One offshore wind farm until the end of August 2024. The SOV has been operating at Hornsea One in the UK since 2018, having started its charter contract with Ørsted […]

  • 3 February 2023

    German offshore wind and hydrogen industry associations have called on the German government to strategically plan the first offshore green hydrogen production tender so it could be a stepping stone to the fast roll-out of further such projects, bringing large quantities of green hydrogen. In January, Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) released the […]

  • 22 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The full blade set for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has arrived to Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark where they will be installed. The blade set arrived at the port of Hanstholm on Sunday, 18 December, and was then transported to Østerild National Test Centre. The 115.5-metre blades for the prototype […]