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  • 2 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded Simon Møkster Shipping with a contract for service operations vessel (SOV) services for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm project in Norway. Under the contract, Simon Møkster Shipping will provide its vessel Stril Server for Hywind Tampen, starting in the second quarter of 2022. The vessel will be deployed on the project […]

  • 7 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A few days after Simon Møkster Shipping announced its vessel Stril Server was chartered for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, Island Offshore and Vallourec revealed their contracts for the project. Island Offshore has been contracted for service operation vessel (SOV) services, with its walk-to-work vessel Island Diligence set to commence operations under the contract […]

  • 29 October 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian floating wind technology developer Odfjell Oceanwind, exploration and production (E&P) company OKEA, and utility company TrønderEnergi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly evaluate the potential of developing a floating offshore wind farm that will be connected to the Draugen platform. The project’s floating wind turbines would provide renewable power to the Draugen […]

  • 18 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor Korea has signed a co-development Letter of Agreement for the Firefly floating wind project off South Korea with the Offshore Wind Countermeasures Committee, the Ulsan-based fishermen organization. With this agreement, Equinor and the Ulsan Offshore Wind Countermeasures Committee formed a consultative body to promote the project at the earliest, and to make efforts to […]

  • 19 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor has submitted a bid for floating wind development offshore Scotland in the ScotWind auction, the company confirmed on 19 July. With around half of the sites being floating offshore wind opportunities, the offshore energy company said it believed the Scottish Government was offering a great opportunity to develop large floating offshore wind projects at […]

  • 26 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    DNV has presented Stiesdal with a Statement of Feasibility for its semi-submersible floating wind foundation TetraSub, demonstrating the technical feasibility and commercial readiness of the technology. TetraSub is part of Stiesdal’s modular, industrially manufactured Tetra foundation concept. It is suited for floating wind installations at water depths ranging from 50 metres and up. Issuing a […]

  • 20 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Equinor, RES, and Green Giraffe have established a joint company named Océole, one of whose first missions will be to evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the country’s upcoming floating wind tenders. “Together with RES and Green Giraffe, we are ready to contribute long term to the country’ ambitious offshore wind plans and develop […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    DOF Subsea reported that it had won multiple contracts for execution in the North Sea, including on an offshore wind project, which the company left unnamed. The company will utilise its vessels Skandi Acergy, Skandi Skansen, Skandi Iceman, Skandi Hera and a contracted third-party vessel in the offshore execution phases for the contracts, which combined […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the Chinese shipbuilder CIMC Raffles (Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop offshore wind projects in the Yellow Sea, off China’s Shandong province. The Norway-based energy major has confirmed to that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly tap into the offshore wind opportunities […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor and Vårgrønn, a joint venture (JV) between Eni and HitecVision, have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway at one of the two areas the country opened last year. The partners said they would jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    A 200 MW floating wind project in South Korea, developed by Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), Korea East-West Power (EWP), and Equinor completed the preliminary feasibility study on 4 May. With the completion of the study, conducted by the Korea Development Institute (KDI), the project – called Donghae 1 – will now gain momentum to […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Aker Solutions has completed the first part of the construction of concrete foundations for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project at its yard in Stord, Norway. The 11 substructures are currently being towed to Vindafjord where the rest of the slip-forming and mechanical outfitting will be completed. Aker built the first 20 meters of the […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, has reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK for its third consecutive year. With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. During its first two […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Aker Solutions has begun the construction of concrete hulls that will carry the turbines at the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in Norway. Aker began the concrete slip-forming in Stord this week, of which there will be a total of almost 1.2 kilometers. Hywind Tampen will comprise 11 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines installed […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Kværner has selected German engineering company Dominion for the design, supply, and supervision services for the slipform systems that will erect the concrete wind towers for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project. Dominion said its cylindrical and conical sets of slipform systems can be used multiple times and include hydraulic jacking system, formwork material, yokes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Aker Solutions has signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract with Empire Offshore Wind LLC to study the design and delivery of concrete foundations for the wind turbines at the Empire Wind project in New York. Empire Wind is being developed by Equinor and BP through their 50/50 strategic partnership in the US. Aker […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract with Wood to supply positioning and monitoring equipment for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. Kongsberg will supply its DPS position reference system and Motion Reference Unit (MRU) for what will be the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm. The DPS exploits all available GNSS infrastructure to deliver […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Aker Solutions has awarded Granada Material Handling with a contract to supply eleven davit crane units for use at the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. The company will design, supply, third party certify and commission 11 individual crane units. Granada said that each of its Python crane units has been specifically designed […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    VSL, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, will carry out post-tensioning works on the eleven floating concrete hulls for the Hywind Tampen floating wind turbines under a contract with Kværner, the EPCI contractor for the project. The company will perform the post-tensioning works of the semi-submersible concrete structures, which will require installation of vertical post-tensioning tendons […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Lloyd’s Register has been contracted for Human-Machine Interface (HMI) engineering services for the control room from which the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm will be remotely operated. The company will provide consultancy design services for integration into the onshore control room (OCR) for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, as well as human […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved Norway’s state aid to the 88MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea. Norway, through the state enterprise Enova, has decided to grant NOK 2.3 billion (around EUR 212 million) to Equinor and its partners OMV, Petoro, Idemitsu, DEA, and Vår Energi to realize […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Industry has approved the plans for development and operation of the Hywind Tampen project in Norwegian part of the North Sea.

  • 1 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction has started on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, at Kværner Stord in Norway, Equinor said. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will include building eleven floating concrete hulls […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have made a final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. According to Equinor, two updated plans for the project development and operation will be submitted to Norwegian authorities today, 11 October. The Snorre and Gullfaks oil & gas platforms will be the […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has secured funding of up to NOK 2.3 billion (circa EUR 231.5 million) from Enova for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project in Norway. “The support that the licences have received for the Hywind Tampen project demonstrates the will of Norwegian authorities to invest in and develop floating offshore wind farms and renewable energy […]