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  • 9 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and Electricity Supply Board (ESB), has appointed JBA Consulting (JBA) to gather information about the installation phases of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. For the task, JBA will use its strategic and operation planning software ForeCoast Marine to […]

  • 3 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Vessels

    Washington-based All American Marine (AAM) has won a contract to build a research and hydrographic survey vessel for Geodynamics, an NV5 company, that will be used in the offshore wind market. The R/V Shackleford, named after the southernmost barrier island in the Cape Lookout National Seashore chain, will be constructed to USCG Subchapter T standards and […]

  • 13 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee and East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva broke ground on the first phase of the South Quay Marine Terminal project on 12 September, kicking off construction works on what will become a staging area for offshore wind projects in the US Northeast. The construction of the terminal is supported by USD […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The Government of Norway has launched a large-scale investment plan aimed at allocating sea areas to develop 30 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040. The ambition is that almost as much new power will be produced from offshore wind as Norway produces in total today. ”Today we launch a large-scale investment in offshore wind. […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hexicon has selected China-headquartered Mingyang Smart Energy (Mingyang) as the preferred turbine supplier for its flagship 32 MW TwinHub floating offshore wind project in the UK. Hexicon has also awarded Mingyang the wind turbine generator Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the project, which is located 16 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall, England. TwinHub […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has picked the Port of Dundee as the pre-assembly and marshalling site for the construction of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape wind farm offshore Scotland. The agreement will see turbine blades, towers, and nacelles being delivered and pre-assembled at the port’s renewables hub before being shipped out for installation twelve […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has appointed K2 Management (K2M), a renewable energy engineering and project management consultancy, as the lender’s technical advisor (LTA) for the 1,080 MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. K2M is providing technical due diligence on all aspects of the project design, delivery, and operations, as well as providing […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s SSE Renewables has submitted an application for an Offshore Location License (OLL) for the allocation of development rights for an offshore wind farm at site 60.E.4 in the Baltic Sea in Poland. Spain’s Acciona Energía will collaborate in the development of the project if the license is granted. The 60.E.4 site is located 85 […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution, Industry, Operations & Maintenance

    The following article is a guest post by Jonathan Morton, Associate at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. The embrace of floating offshore wind has come surprisingly fast. There is already talk of floating wind sites with more than 100 turbines being built by 2032, and the interest and investment in the industry […]

  • 12 September 2022

    The European Commission has assessed and endorsed the Netherlands’ recovery and resilience plan worth EUR 4.7 billion, a big chunk of which will go toward clean energy and decarbonisation, including projects related to offshore wind, green hydrogen, and sustainable shipping. The Dutch Government completed the national plan in March this year and submitted it to […]

  • 13 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Workers has called on all RMT Ørsted members to take strike action this month over rates of pay and conditions of service. The members who will go on strike are working in Ørsted’s offshore wind operations team. The trade union has instructed all its Ørsted members not to book […]

  • 24 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    ABB has secured a contract with Yantai CIMC Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China to supply Van Oord’s wind turbine installation vessel Boreas with power, automation, and propulsion systems. Under the contract, ABB will provide four Azipod propulsion units with a combined propulsion power of 16 MW, offering significant space and weight savings as well […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Huisman has launched a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for the load-out of offshore wind turbine components. The development of the new crane comes as a result of rising demand for large, 2,600mt and 4,000mt Skyhook Cranes for the load-out of foundation pieces and installation of floating turbines, according to Huisman. The Travelling Quayside Crane is […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Eversource has initiated a strategic review of its offshore wind investment portfolio which could result in a potential sale of all or part of its 50 per cent interest in its offshore wind joint venture with Ørsted. The Massachusetts-headquartered Eversource expects to complete this review during 2022. If the recommended path forward […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group has unveiled a new floating wind project, Nomadic Offshore Wind, off the coast of Northern Ireland, and a related green energy agreement with MJM Renewables. The project is expected to generate electricity with up to 500 MW of capacity that will be used for a renewable energy […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian Government has proposed the sites in the Utsira Nord lease area to be allocated based on qualitative criteria, rather than through an auction. The area is one of the two Norway will soon offer to developers and has been deemed most suitable for floating wind technology. The qualitative criteria entail facilitating innovation and […]

  • 28 April 2022

    Heavy plates for offshore wind towers have to withstand enormous forces. Therefore, leading manufacturers of wind tower steel foundations rely on milling technology from LINSINGER. The use of wind power off the coasts (offshore wind farms) is booming: despite COVID disruptions, 2020 was the second highest year for offshore wind installations – worldwide 6.1 GW […]

  • 17 June 2022

    Written by Ben de Sonneville, director of Sideshore Technology Smarter offshore wind farm layouts will accelerate the energy transition Wind farm layout optimisation is the art of defining the optimal locations of wind turbines, infield cables and substation structures. It presents a golden opportunity to increase project value. The academic community has done extensive research […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Spain’s Acciona Energía has acquired 24 per cent of the capital of Eolink, a French company specializing in the development of floating offshore wind foundations, becoming the main shareholder in the process. The operation, subject to certain conditions, follows a financing round launched by the French startup to boost its floating offshore wind technology and […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Subsea 7 has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dutch hydrogen technology developer, OneSea Energy, to collaborate in the field of floating offshore green hydrogen production. The Memorandum of Understanding provides that OneSea and Subsea 7 will move forward together in exploring and developing field-specific solutions for offshore hydrogen production. Both companies will […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s PGE Baltica, a PGE Group company, has entered the stage of environmental surveys for the Baltica 1 offshore wind farm located approximately 80 kilometres from the Polish Baltic coast. The research will be carried out by a consortium of the Gdynia Maritime University and MEWO S.A., which will also prepare an environmental report and […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vena Energy, a portfolio company of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), has announced that it will launch two offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 1.8 GW to participate in auctions under Taiwan’s Phase 3 offshore wind zonal development. The first offshore wind project, called Wei-Na, will have a capacity of 1,200 MW and will […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group started trading its shares on Euronext Brussels on 30 June, following a partial demerger of Compagnie d’Entreprises CFE SA (CFE), which split it into two separately listed entities, DEME Group and CFE, with Ackermans & van Haaren remaining the majority shareholder of both companies. Namely, CFE announced its intention to split the group […]

  • 20 June 2022

    GustoMSC, a subsidiary of Texas-based NOV, has launched a next-generation heavy lift crane vessel series named ENSIS, planned for foundation installation for the offshore wind farms of the future. “GustoMSC’s new ENSIS heavy lift crane vessel series addresses the needs of the growing offshore wind foundation market. With monopiles and jackets increasing in size and […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a State Agreement Approach (SAA) to implement New Jersey’s offshore wind transmission grid solicitation, executed by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and PJM Interconnection. The agreement allows the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to use PJM’s competitive planning process to help the state […]