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  • 18 October 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on the 16.8 MW Goto floating wind farm offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, the Goto Floating Wind Farm LLC consortium said. The first of the eight SPAR-type floating foundations has been loaded onto the semi-submersible spud barge, Float Raiser, at Fukue Port and transported to the wind farm site offshore […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been hired as technical advisor on the Goto floating wind farm in Japan, the country’s first commercial scale floating wind farm. The Goto Floating Wind Farm LLC Consortium – comprising Toda Corporation, Eneos Corporation, Osaka Gas, Inpex Corporation, Kansai Electric Power, and Chubu Electric Power – was selected last year as the […]

  • 30 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Subsea7 and Siemens Energy have joined forces to develop a Subsea High Voltage Plug and Power Hub for the floating offshore wind market. Building on Subsea7’s competence in subsea engineering and offshore construction for the oil and gas and renewables markets, and Siemens Energy’s competence in electrical systems and subsea wet mate connectors, the two […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Italian developer Renexia, part of TOTO Holding, has hired RINA to prepare an environmental impact assessment and other related studies (EIA) for the 2.8 GW Med Wind floating offshore wind project in the Italian Mediterranean. RINA has already started working on the EIA and the studies for the project located in the Strait of Sicily. […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    “We are looking at a market today that is immense. It is new and unprecedented when you look at the numbers. Floating wind is expected to be, in 2050, bigger than fixed offshore wind. But we got some catching up to do, and catching up to be done is really in the supply chain”, GustoMSC’s […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the 16.8 MW Goto floating wind farm offshore Japan is scheduled to start in September and the wind farm is expected to be commissioned in January 2024, the consortium behind the project said. The Goto Floating Wind Farm LLC Consortium was selected as the winner of Japan’s first offshore wind auction since […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Renewable Power have closed the transaction on acquiring a 50 per cent ownership stake in Progression Energy’s 800 MW floating wind project in Japan. The two companies’ entrance into the project was announced in August 2021, when Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Renewable Power were selected as the preferred bidder to acquire […]

  • 14 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan has selected the developer of the country’s first commercial floating offshore wind farm. Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) selected the consortium of six companies led by Toda Corporation to build a 16.8 MW floating wind project offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has issued a call for developers interested in building and operating a floating offshore wind farm off Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The invitation for developers to participate in the auction opened on 24 June and will close on 24 December, 2020. Two of Japan’s ministries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; and the […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities

    In a bid to develop more offshore wind the Japanese Environment Ministry has selected three sites with combined capacity of 1.42GW. Iwate Prefecture and the town of Hirono were selected by the ministry to study community acceptance and environmental impact on the construction of a 200MW offshore wind farm. Also, the authorities in the city […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    The Government of Japan hopes that the Forward project’s outcome will be commercialising one or more offshore wind floating platforms’ designs, writes the Windpower Monthly. Namely, four offshore wind floating platforms will be installed off the Fukushima’s coast in 2013 and 2014. The first stage, which involves installation of a floating substation and a 2MW […]

  • 30 August 2012

    As the UPI reports, Japanese officials have announced that the country’s first floating wind farm is operational from Wednesday. The wind farm is located about a half mile off the coast of Kabashima island, one of the Goto Islands. Next summer, the 100-kilowatt turbine will be replaced by a larger 2-megawatt generator after collecting performance […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities

    The Japanese government has designated eleven areas as potentially suitable for the development of offshore wind farms. The areas have been identified jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), and the Port Authority of Japan. Four areas lie offshore Akita prefecture: Noshiro (Mitane and […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan, together with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), has commissioned the Dutch company BLIX Consultancy to perform a floating wind market study in Japan, with an aim to strengthen offshore wind collaborations between the two countries and to obtain a better understanding of the floating wind […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine in Asia and the 2-megawatt turbine off the coast of Fukushima will start operation on 7 October. The first project phase, which included the setting of the Hitachi downwind-type turbine with a rotor diameter […]

  • 7 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BW Ideol and Japan’s ENEOS Corporation have signed a joint development agreement to develop a site-specific, commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm off Japan based on BW Ideol’s patented Damping Pool® technology. ENEOS Corporation, Japan’s largest oil refiner and distributor, participated in an offshore wind project off the coast of Taiwan in April 2019, and in […]

  • 10 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has launched an auction to select the developer of up to 356 MW of offshore wind capacity in the Happo-Noshiro zone off Akita prefecture. The auction opened on Friday, 10 December, and the deadline to submit bids for the development of projects at the Happo-Noshiro zone is 10 June 2022. The winner is expected […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Vessels

    RNLI crews from Whitstable and Sheerness were called around 9.50am on 30 March to assist the Tempest crew transfer vessel (CTV), which had struck an unknown underwater object and was taking in water at the Kentish Flats offshore wind farm area.

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Carbon Trust has revealed the five winners of its dynamic export cable competition, part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). The winners are the Norwegian Aker Solutions, Japan’s Furukawa Electric Co., Greek Hellenic Cables, the UK-based JDR Cable Systems and China’s Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable. Supported by BPP Cables, the competition was launched to address the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in south-western France to the consortium of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis Nederland BV. The extension will enable the port to accommodate the construction and assembly of pilot floating wind farms planned off the coast of Occitanie, Bouygues Travaux Publics said. The total […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Japan has launched its first-ever auction for fixed bottom offshore wind projects within the country’s General Common Sea Area. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) opened the auction for applications on 27 November. The tender will remain open until 27 […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction have signed a technical cooperation agreement for floating offshore wind farm projects. The two companies have agreed to implement a One Team Operation (OTO) cooperation system for the floating offshore wind farm business carried out by SK E&C. Under the agreement, SK E&C […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The UMass Wind Energy IGERT presented their research up at University of Maine at the Advanced Structures and Composite Center. They were hosted by Habib Dagher, the director of the center, and got a chance to visit VolturnUS, a 65-foot-tall floating turbine prototype that is 1:8th the scale of a 6-megawatt (MW), 423-foot rotor diameter […]