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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 OffshoreWIND.biz that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly tap into the offshore wind opportunities […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    As we said our goodbyes to 2020, a lot of us will look back on a challenging year, but also a year which drew resilience, agility and the power of powering through into the spotlight. The same goes for the offshore wind industry, which met its fair share of challenges, but continued delivering in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Equinor and the Norwegian independent research organization SINTEF have entered into a strategic collaboration covering four areas, one of which is floating offshore wind. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate the exchange and development of ideas and radical solutions between the two partners. The companies will collaborate on projects that can provide good […]

  • 1 December 2020
    R&D

    Floating wind will account for 2 per cent of the world’s power supply by 2050 and its cost will drop some 70 per cent by that time. Still, a more comprehensive industry standards and risk management are required for the technology to scale, according to a new report from DNV GL. The report discusses how […]

  • 2 November 2020

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of October 2020. Crane for Next-Gen Offshore Wind Turbines Coming to Market The Netherlands-based Tetrahedron has developed a new crane for next-generation offshore wind turbines, said to be designed to fit on both existing and new jack-up vessels. Construction Starts on World’s […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor plans to expand its acquisition of wind acreage and will continue to leverage its position in offshore wind, the company said in a press release from 2 November. The oil and gas major, which has been making significant renewable energy steps over the past several years, will establish renewables as a separate reporting segment […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Wergeland Group and PSW Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Huisman for the delivery of a Skyhook quayside crane at the Gulen Industrial Harbour, Norway. The Skyhook crane has a lifting capacity of 2,600mt in regular configuration as well as a high lift mode with a super flyjib, facilitating the assembly of […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Global Offshore has signed a multi-year cable maintenance and management framework agreement with Equinor for its offshore wind farms. Global Offshore will as the primary contractor supply cable management services and perform associated call-off services, comprising active cable maintenance as well as unplanned repairs. The framework agreement covers the onshore and offshore export cables at […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian engineering company Goodtech has won a contract with Wood for the delivery of a complete SCADA system for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. Goodtech will deliver a complete SCADA system to the offshore wind field, including the implementation of Equinor’s “Motion Control” system that ensures optimal production from the field through continuous […]

  • 21 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    BW Ideol has signed an engineering contract and licence agreement for the EolMed project in France, with the contracts valued at more than EUR 4 million in total. The EolMed project was fully consented in February 2021, BW Ideol writes. The floating wind farm, to be installed in water depths of around 60 metres, will […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract for project certification for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind pilot project in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Gruissan in France. “This certification will ensure project reliability and sustainability, a critical step for offshore renewable energy development in Occitanie and worldwide”, said Jérôme Billerey, General Director […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded Nokia and NetNordic, and separately Origo Solutions with contracts to provide services on the company’s offshore wind farms. Origo Solutions will be responsible for the complete delivery of the common Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which will be used to operate wind farms from Equinor’s new UK […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Here are the ten most-read articles on Offshore WIND in March 2021. World’s First Floating Wind Farm Best Performer in UK With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. Offshore Wind-to-Whisky Project Launches in Scotland The power would be supplied […]