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  • 23 May 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbines have been installed at the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm offshore Norway, Siemens Gamesa said. The 94.6 MW Hywind Tampen will feature a total of 11 Siemens Gamesa 8.6 MW wind turbines installed on concrete SPAR-type floating foundations some 140 kilometres off the Norwegian coast, in water depths of between 260 […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DOF Subsea has completed the installation of 19 suction anchors on the 88 MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. The transportation and installation of the suction anchors were carried out by the subsea AHTS vessel Skandi Skansen at the site located about 140 kilometres off the Norwegian coast, according to Semar AS, which provided […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine nacelles for the 88 MW Hywind Tampen wind farm arrived at the Wergeland Base in Gulen in western Norway, Equinor, the developer of what will be the largest floating wind farm in operation, said. The wind farm’s 11 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines will be assembled here and towed to the installation […]

  • 15 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The towing of 11 concrete SPAR-type floating foundations for the 88 MW Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm from Dommersnes to the assembly site in Gulen, Norway, has started. The concrete foundations will support the 11 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines. The wind turbines will be fully assembled at the Wergeland Base in Gulen prior […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After sending off the first tower sections for the Hywind Tampen wind turbines from its Bilbao factory at the beginning of March, Haizea Wind Group is nearing completion of its part of the project with eight towers manufactured so far. The 8-metre-diameter towers, the world’s largest in this respect, will support the eleven Siemens Gamesa 8 […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction on the 88 MW Hywind Tampen floating wind farm is set to start next week with the transport and installation of the suction anchors at the site located about 140 kilometres off the Norwegian coast, DOF Subsea said. The subsea AHTS vessel Skandi Skansen and the DOF Subsea team are currently preparing to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    New offshore wind capacity additions in Europe are poised to hit a record high of 4.2 GW this year, topping 4 GW for the first time and more than doubling additions seen in 2021, Rystad Energy research shows. The continent’s capacity additions in 2022 will top the previous annual record of 3.8 GW set in […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has completed crew change trials on its Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 vessel in the North Sea, using the Ampelmann S-type motion-compensated gangway. Following this move, the 74-metre Aqua Helix will undergo “a shakedown of all her systems during the sea trials”, Damen said. According to the company, the vessel is able […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Vessels

    Dublin-based vessel operator Farra Marine will take delivery of its first Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 in June this year, the Dutch shipbuilder and ship designer said. The new Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2710, named Farra Lark, will operate in Irish and UK waters getting workers and provisions to and from offshore wind farms. […]

  • 20 January 2022
    R&D, Technology

    SENER Renewable Investments, a company of the SENER engineering and technology group, and the Amper Group, through its subsidiary Nervión Naval-Offshore, have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and market platform technology for floating offshore wind. Under this agreement, Spain’s SENER and Amper will develop and market a semi-submersible floating steel platform for offshore wind […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has started the final commissioning of its “groundbreaking” Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 vessel class, the Aqua Helix. Damen FCS 7011 vessel class, the Aqua Helix, entered into the final phase of its commissioning, with Ampelmann gangway recently installed and integrated with the ship’s systems. Following the installation of the gangway, the Aqua […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    As of this month, Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm has been providing system-stabilising balancing power for the German power grid, making it the country’s first offshore wind farm taking up this task. Bringing the electricity from Borkum Riffgrund 1 as balancing energy for the German electricity grid was implemented by Energy2market and Ørsted. […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the first of its new class of multi cat (MuC) workboats, the 2309, to the UK-based crew transfer operator High Speed Transfers (HST). The new mid-range model, named HST Hazel, was built at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands and will initially be based out of HST’s home port of […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has reported a EUR 62 million net loss for the Fiscal Year 2021 due to large loss provisions taken on three projects in the business units Netherlands and Offshore wind: the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands, the Saint-Brieuc project in France, and the Greater Changhua project in Taiwan. At the […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Vessels

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has won a contract to design three crew transfer vessels (CTVs) which will operate on US East Coast offshore wind farms. The 27-metre CTVs will feature a lightweight Z-bow hull form to improve seakeeping characteristics as well as offer very high efficiency which […]

  • 8 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan, a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and China Steel Corporation (CSC), has reached financial close. The financial close for the wind farm follows the recent signing of a project financing agreement with 20 banks. Zhong Neng is located next to CIP’s Changfang and Xidao offshore […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted has energized the offshore substation and export cable of the Greater Changhua 2a offshore wind farm. According to the developer’s social media update, this represents a “big step” for the upcoming wind turbine installation and power transmission preparations. During the testing of the Greater Changhua offshore substations, which happened last […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Vessels

    Norwegian shipowner Norside has bought a platform supply vessel (PSV) from Ulstein’s investment arm Blue Ship Invest and will convert it into a walk-to-work vessel for the offshore wind industry. The vessel, a PX121 design by Ulstein, was built by Ulstein Verft and delivered under the name Blue King in 2016. In 2019, it was […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    France is currently one blade short of having its first commercial offshore wind turbine as the team on board the vessel Vole au vent is completing the installation of the first GE Haliade 150-6MW unit at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm site. Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel sailed out of the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port last […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    A wind turbine rotor including three blades has separated from the nacelle of one of the offshore wind turbines and fallen into the sea at the Anholt wind farm offshore Denmark, Ørsted, the owner and operator of the wind farm, said. There have been no injuries in the incident and the relevant authorities have been […]

  • 11 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have restructured their 50/50 offshore wind joint venture partnership in the United States which owns several offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 5.3 GW. Iberdrola’s Avangrid Renewables has now taken full ownership of the 1,232 MW Commonwealth Wind project which was selected in December […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Maersk Supply Service has been awarded a contract by Saitec Offshore Technologies for the installation of the mooring system on the offshore DemoSATH floating wind project in Spain. The offshore installation will be carried out in the second quarter of 2022. SATH Technology, which is being developed by the Spanish engineering company Saitec Offshore Technology, […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has initiated a new environmental assessment of the onshore infrastructure of Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms after the existing permits were rejected by the Environment and Food Appeals Board last year. This is the first step on the road to a new environmental permit, which is expected […]