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  • 17 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The US State of New Jersey has argued that its residents will be ”irreparably harmed” if the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project is not exempt from a permanent injunction against the use of GE Haliade-X wind turbines on offshore wind projects in the USA sought by Siemens Gamesa. Back in June, a jury […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction. The offshore works are kicking off with a geophysical pre-lay survey along the Dogger Bank Aexport cable corridor in the Southern North Sea […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Fulkrum has secured a contract to support the QA/QC-quality assurance/quality control activities for the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm project offshore England. Under the contract, Fulkrum will provide inspection services during the Dogger Bank A development stage, with a possibility of a contract extension to Dogger Bank B and […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa said it had received a favourable ruling against turbine manufacturer General Electric (GE) in a federal court in Massachusetts, USA. A jury in Boston found that GE infringed on one of Siemens Gamesa’s patents related to structural support of large offshore wind turbines and awarded the company a royalty rate […]

  • 9 May 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out and sent off the first four of the 95 transition pieces for the first phase of Dogger Bank Wind Farm from its yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The first batch of transition pieces was loaded out on 19 and 20 April and shipped to Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Aibel has started the construction of the offshore converter platform for the third phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm – Dogger Bank C. The first steel for the platform was cut at Aibel’s Laem Chabang yard in Thailand. In keeping with the tradition, the steel was blessed by Thai monks prior […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems are planning to establish a strategic industrial partnership to support the growth of offshore wind in South Korea. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form the strategic offshore wind partnership in South Korea on Wednesday, 16 February. South Korea has set a […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction work has now officially started on what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm with the installation of the first length of the HVDC export cable off the Yorkshire coast. NKT has commenced work on the laying of the nearshore cable for Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of monopiles at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases comprising the world’s largest wind farm under construction, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank, is scheduled to start in the first half of July. DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Innovation is expected to start installing the first three of the 95 monopiles […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has won a contract to provide the complete temporary power solution for the construction of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Under the contract, MRE will use its generator recycling strategy, with the aim to streamline the number of sets required offshore, while maintaining and refuelling […]

  • 15 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Six of the 95 monopile foundations have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases that comprise Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction. DEME’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first turbine foundation at the site located around 131 kilometres off the east coast […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s next-generation jack-up installation vessel, the Voltaire, has been fitted with the main crane of more than 3,000 tonnes – the largest Leg Encircling Crane ever built. Featuring a crane house weighing 1,800 tonnes, a boom length of 140 metres, and weighing 800 tonnes, the Huisman crane will use a Universal Quick Connector […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based marine consultant Waves Group Ltd (Waves Group) has secured the Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) contract for the construction of the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank C wind farm offshore England. This is the company’s third win of the three project phases as they’re currently providing MWS services for Dogger Bank A and B. The third […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has won a contract to transport and install wind turbines at an undisclosed wind farm offshore the East Coast of the USA. The company will deploy the offshore installation vessel Aeolus on the project. The turbine installation work is scheduled to start in 2023. Van Oord said that this is the first contract […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-based DeepOcean has been awarded a contract to provide subsea services to Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind project in the US. Under the contract, DeepOcean will provide a range of subsea services including project management, engineering, ROV, tooling, and survey activities. The company will lead the project out of its office in […]

  • 25 April 2022
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have successfully tested a six-legged robot that the companies say could bring the wind industry over GBP 250 million in savings annually. Funded by Innovative UK, the project also brought together UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) BladeBUG and EchoBolt. The testing showed how a robot […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    IWS Fleet, a fully owned subsidiary of the Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), has been notified by Dogger Bank Wind Farm that they intend to sign a charter contract for one of its Skywalker class walk-to-work commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the third phase of the offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank C. The […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Vessels

    US-based WINDEA CTV LLC has started construction of its first three 30-metre hybrid-ready crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the emerging US offshore wind market. Two of the Incat Crowther-designed CTVs will be constructed at St. Johns Shipyard in Palatka, Florida and one will be built at Gulf Craft in Franklin, Louisiana. The CTVs are scheduled […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS) has held an official keel-laying ceremony for the IWS Skywalker commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) at a shipyard of China Merchants Industry Holdings Co. Ltd. The vessel, for which the first steel was cut in January 2022, will commence its first contract in Summer 2023 at the Dogger Bank Wind […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Sif Group, representing KCI the engineers, GE Renewable Energy, and Pondera have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the feasibility study of AmpHytrite – a green hydrogen centralized offshore wind production project. The AmpHytrite project is aimed at mastering the complexity of a centralized offshore and off-grid hydrogen production unit and is aiming for […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and PSEG, the developers of the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm in New Jersey, have awarded engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for the project’s onshore transmission system to JINGOLI Power and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company. The contracts include the installation of two high voltage substations and around nine miles (14 […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    [This article was first published at 16:26 on 22 February and was updated on 14:26 on 24 February.] Ørsted will start surveying potential landfall locations in Delaware for the Skipjack Wind 1 export cable this month, when work will begin on studying the seafloor and coastal terrain at three locations near Bethany Beach. The commencement […]

  • 18 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A pre-lay multibeam survey operation along the export cable route for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts has begun. The survey operations, being performed by the research vessel Shearwater in the Nantucket Sound, will take approximately two weeks, subject to weather conditions. Shearwater is accompanied by the fishing vessels Chicawa and Rock & […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Ocean Wind 1 wind energy project offshore New Jersey. BOEM’s DEIS for the proposed Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action described in Ocean Wind’s project plan for constructing […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has signed a charter agreement with Massachusetts-based Patriot Offshore Maritime Services for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for work on the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The CTV will be delivered during mid–2023 and deployed directly into construction, transporting essential personnel and equipment in support of the project. The 27-metre […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the 277 wind turbine foundations has started on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm which is being developed 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, the UK. The campaign to install turbine foundations at what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm has commenced in recent days, with the installation of the […]