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  • 10 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Jobs & Recruitment, Outlook & Strategy

    UK-based providers of tech-powered offshore wind solutions Rovco and Vaarst are planning to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across their offices by the end of 2025. Rovco unveiled its intention to recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices by the end of 2025 to support its “explosive growth” and the deployment […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has invested in US-headquartered Ocergy to boost the development of floating offshore wind farms globally. According to Octopus, Ocergy has an innovative approach to designing and manufacturing floating foundations, reducing the time and cost of building them. Ocergy is pioneering a hyper-local supply chain approach, working with local manufacturers and creating […]

  • 13 June 2024
    Floating Wind, R&D, Technology

    Two consortia have been selected under the Green Innovation Fund (GIF), established by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and administered by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), to develop demonstration floating offshore wind projects. The first consortium is led by Marubeni Offshore Wind Development (MOWD) and other local partners […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, R&D, Research & Development

    The Nautical SUNRISE consortium partners have commenced the project whose goal is to facilitate research and development of offshore floating solar systems and its components. The project aims to integrate a 5 MW offshore floating solar system within RWE’s OranjeWind, a wind farm to be built 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast. Research and development […]

  • 23 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Rovco has signed a framework agreement with Ørsted to provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) work on two of the developer’s US sites, Block Island Wind Farm and South Fork Wind Farm. Block Island Wind Farm, Rhode Island, was the first offshore wind farm in the United States and generates 30 MW of renewable energy. The […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, and Ocean Infinity have teamed up to provide geophysical and geotechnical services for offshore wind projects in the Asia-Pacific region. The companies have formalized their partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), underscoring their shared commitment to work together on delivering geophysical and geotechnical […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Foundations, Green Hydrogen, Grid Connection, Industry, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The work on the vertical lay-up machine (VLM) for JDR’s new cable factory in the UK is now well underway in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where Norway-headquartered PASSER Group recently opened a new fabrication facility. The Group has revealed that, besides expanding its production capacity, it is also looking into areas for future business expansion, with floating […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Japanese MODEC and Toyo Construction have jointly obtained approval in principle (AiP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for a floating structure and whether system and tether pile foundation for tension leg platform (TLP) type floating offshore wind turbine. In 2020, MODEC obtained AiP for the floating offshore wind turbines from DNV. This time, both […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Innovation, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has opened the National Floating Wind Innovation Centre (FLOWIC), which is said to be the world’s first dedicated innovation centre for floating offshore wind, in Aberdeen, Scotland. The GBP 9 million (approximately EUR 10.5 million) FLOWIC, located in Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone and delivered by ORE Catapult in collaboration with […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Poland-based Respect Energy Holding has unveiled plans to build a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Estonia. The planned project would be located off the coast of Estonia in the Wind Energy Innovation Area. The 820 MW project will be implemented by Respect Energy Holding in cooperation with BaltiConnect, an offshore project development […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Equinor Wind US has hired Ocean Infinity for survey work on one of the first-ever floating offshore wind farms on the US West Coast. Under the terms of this contract, Ocean Infinity will undertake a comprehensive site investigation survey using multiple AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles) simultaneously for Equinor’s floating offshore wind lease area – OCS-P […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm has been inaugurated. The ceremony was attended by Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Dr. Carsten Sieling, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Bremen, and Olaf Lies, Minister for Economic Affairs of the State of Lower Saxony, together with shareholders and management […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH is reorganizing its management team. With the completion of the construction phase, Arjen Schampers finished his activities as Technical Managing Director in early November. Dr. Jan Podbielski, the former General Project Manager for installation and commissioning has been appointed by the shareholders to the position of Technical Managing Director and will […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The offshore major project “Global Tech I”, initiated by the AG Windreich is the best wind project of 2011 in Europe. The internationally renowned magazine “Project Finance International”, PFI, recognized this project as the “Wind Deal of the Year”. The official ceremony of the “PFI Awards” will be on 25 January 2012, in London. Global […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Global Tech I offshore wind farm generated a record 8,800 MWh of electricity in a day earlier this month, Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH said. That is enough to power 450,000 average households, providing savings of nearly 5,000 tons of carbon emissions, the operator of the German wind farm said. December has been […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is complete: 100 kilometres from the German coast and occupying an area half the size of Bremerhaven the offshore wind power station now stands with 80 turbines of the 5 megawatt class (AREVA Wind M5000-116) and the farm’s own transformer station. At present, only the […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has issued a tender seeking helicopter services for the 400 MW offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The tender seeks a service provider to carry out helicopter flights for the regular transport of people and freight, including dangerous goods, from Emden to the wind farm and back.  […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has issued a contract notice for repairs to the anti-corrosion coating on the offshore substation at the Global Tech I (GTI) wind farm. The contract will have a duration of 24 months, with a possibility for two one-year renewals. The tender will remain open until 25 September and the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The project company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has appointed Hendrik Steindam as its new Business Managing Director. Effective 1 November 2013, Mr. Steindam assumes responsibility for business and legal aspects of the North Sea offshore wind farm. Gained from management positions that include auditors Ernst & Young and shipping certifiers and technical supervisors Germanischer […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Grid Connection

    On 17 May 2011, Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH (Global Tech) signed an order with a consortium of Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) and Global Marine Systems Ltd. (GMSL) to deliver and install over 100 km of medium-voltage submarine array cables for the Global Tech I offshore wind farm. The installation work will start in […]

  • 26 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has signed a multi-year service contract with Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH to provide personal and material helicopter transport services to the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. As part of this contract, Wiking will carry out helicopter crew change service from its base in […]

  • 24 November 2014

    At the end of August the construction of the 400MW Global Tech I wind farm was completed with the installation of the last of the 80 Areva M5000-11 6 turbines. The construction has been within budget. Global Tech I is located approximately 180km northwest of Bremerhaven, in the German North Sea in water depths of […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH opened its site office in Bremerhaven. It is located at the old ferry house at the Geeste, which was built in 1912 by the Weser River Navigation Company to operate a ferry service from Bremerhaven to Nordenham. From this historic building 30-person team will build the North Sea wind farm Global […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The project company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH continues to expand its management team. With the progressive establishment of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I, detailed structure and the organization of its future operation plays an important role. For this reason, Dr. Claus Burkhardt has been appointed as technical director of the […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has appointed Thomas Maetzel as its new Chief Financial Officer. With effect from 1st April, he assumed the responsibility for the commercial and corporate aspect of the North Sea wind farms. He replaces Dr. Thomas Meerpohl, who Iis taking over the position of Head of Strategy and Group Management […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded Heli Service International with a contract to carry out helicopter services to and from the 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.