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  • 29 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Sembcorp Marine has contracted Palfinger to provide cranes for the offshore substation and the reactive compensation station to be installed at Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Two wind farm offshore the UK. Palfinger will equip the offshore substation with one telescopic crane (DKT400), two davit cranes (PF17000), and the reactive compensation station with one stiff-boom crane […]

  • 5 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has installed the 100th monopile foundation at the 165-turbine Hornsea Two wind farm offshore the UK. DEME installed the first foundation at the site some 89 kilometres north-east of Grimsby in early October 2020. The monopile foundations are being loaded at and transported from the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands and installed at the […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a major contract with Ørsted to supply power to the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. MRE will provide the full temporary power solution, service technicians, and both crew transfer and walk-to-work vessels, during the construction phase of the 1.4 GW offshore wind farm. “When the company […]

  • 23 June 2021

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has installed its 1,000th offshore wind turbine in UK waters. The company’s 1,000th turbine was a Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW unit installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, the 16th wind turbine to be erected at the wind farm. Ørsted currently has 12 operational offshore wind […]

  • 5 February 2021

    C-bed has signed a contract with Ørsted for the deployment of its Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Wind Innovation on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The vessel, which has also been hired for Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm and is currently in full operation there, will start working at the Hornsea […]

  • 17 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has bid farewell to the service operations vessel (SOV) Wind of Hope. Ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA), Wind of Hope’s first assignment will be on Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Two off the UK, which will be the world’s largest wind farm once completed. The vessel will operate from Ørsted’s operations and […]

  • 28 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total 165 wind turbines has been installed on the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK, where the wind turbine installation phase began this week, as reported in our Premium news on 27 May. DEME’s installation vessel Sea Challenger, loaded with the first set of turbine components, arrived at the […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Around 20 per cent of foundations has been installed at the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two, which is soon to become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Ørsted said. The export cable installation works are on schedule and turbine installation is set to commence in the second half of this year, the project’s owner and developer […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Sea Installer has arrived at the Port of Hull in the UK to load the first set of turbine components to be installed on the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Sea Installer is joining her sister vessel Sea Challenger on the project which has already installed the first batch of […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Well over a third out of the 165 monopile foundations have been installed at the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm located some 89 kilometres north-east of Grimsby, the U.K. The monopile foundations are being loaded at and transported from the Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands and installed at the site by DEME […]

  • 17 May 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Siemens Gamesa’s plan to double the size of its blade manufacturing plant in Hull, the UK, will create 250 new jobs. The jobs number was revealed during the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s visit to Siemens Gamesa’s facilities at the Green Port Hull complex. During a tour of the factory, Chancellor Sunak met […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is set to welcome three new hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist with the construction at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take delivery of its 39m Energizer in the spring and MHO-Co is due to deliver its two 35m CTVs in the summer. The vessels will be […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Germany-headquartered EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) has sold the facility of EEW Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) in Teesside, UK, to Wilton Engineering, a neighbour of EEW OSB. EEW officially handed over the site to Wilton on 15 July. Since the start of production in 2015, EEW OSB has completed several offshore wind projects with more […]

  • 6 May 2021

    Japanese shipping company NYK and Sweden’s Northern Offshore Service AS (N-O-S) have concluded a bareboat charter contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service offshore wind farms. The CTV, named Energizer, is owned by NYK and will be chartered to N-O-S through a 10-year bareboat charter contract to transfer crews to offshore wind farms, […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has suggested that a scour protection method which left the inter-array cables unstabilised could be the potential reason for an up to DKK 3 billion (EUR 403 million) issue across up to ten wind farms in Europe. As reported earlier, Ørsted first became aware of the problem earlier this year […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is developing a solution that could potentially save the company from spending as much as EUR 403 million to repair damaged inter-array cables across up to ten of its offshore wind farms. As previously reported, Ørsted discovered an issue with Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) on the Race Bank wind farm off the UK earlier […]

  • 3 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take over the management of four Wilson Offshore’s offshore supply vessels (OSVs) designed for accommodation, cargo transfers, walk-to-work (W2W), survey, and ROV operations. Under a cooperation agreement with the ship owner Wilson Offshore, N-O-S will take over full technical and commercial management over the vessels starting in the third quarter […]

  • 1 March 2021

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the second month of 2021. Vestas Launches 15 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has introduced the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out Record-Breaking Wind Turbine Blade Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    With the global installed offshore wind capacity expected to exceed 250 GW by 2030, the combined capital and operational expenditure (capex and opex) for the decade is set to reach USD 810 billion (approx. EUR 670.2 billion), signaling an increasing shift of investments from oil and gas to renewable energy technologies, according to a report […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a net profit of DKK 1.6 billion (EUR 215 million) for the first quarter of 2021, a 52 per cent decrease from DKK 3.3 billion from the same period last year. The Danish company saw an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 4.9 billion (EUR 659 million) for Q1 2021, a DKK 1.9 […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Environment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed her liquefied natural gas (LNG) sea trials after being bunkered with LNG for the first time. The ship-to-ship bunkering was conducted in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, by Titan LNG’s FlexFueler, DEME said. Living Stone completed her sea trials back in 2018. The vessel’s first assignment was on […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VolkerInfra has completed the onshore cable installation for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. VolkerInfra installed a total of 350 km of cable over 39 km of Lincolnshire land, reaching from the wind farm’s landfall point at Horseshoe Point to North Killingholme. Reinstatement works are expected to continue on the ground until […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    An inter-array cable issue on several Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in the UK and Continental Europe could have a total financial impact around DKK 3 billion (around EUR 403 million) across 2021 to 2023, the company reported in its latest financial results. A cable failure was discovered during an inspection campaign at the Race Bank […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Swire Energy Services (SES) and ELA Container Offshore have entered a strategic collaboration that will see the two companies jointly delivering offshore accommodation solutions to the UK offshore energy sector. According to the companies, the new partnership will allow SES to increase its offshore container accommodation offering supported by ELA, while SES assists in the […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last year, 15 new offshore wind farms generated their first electricity and there are now 162 offshore wind farms up and running worldwide. Soon, 26 more that are under construction will join the global fleet. This is according to the Global Offshore Wind Report 2020 from World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which reports that 5,206 […]

  • 11 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government plans to invest up to GBP 95 million (around EUR 111 million) to build two new offshore wind port hubs on the Humber and on Teesside. Teesworks Offshore Manufacturing Centre, on the River Tees, will benefit from up to GBP 20 million. As previously reported, Able Marine Energy Park, on the South […]