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  • 31 August 2022
    Authorities, Industry

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Poland has signed the Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal, an agreement between the Polish Government and key representatives from the offshore wind energy sector that aims to support the development of the country’s offshore wind sector and to maximise the share of local content in Polish projects. “ABS has served […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    First power has been produced from the first turbine at Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. The power from the first turbine, which was installed in June, was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea on 13 November. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    TEPCO Renewable Power, a subsidiary of Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO), has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of the Scottish offshore wind developer Flotation Energy to purchase 100 per cent of Flotation Energy’s issued shares. This represents TEPCO’s first major venture into offshore wind markets in the UK and overseas, according […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D

    Vårgrønn and Flotation Energy have formed an offshore wind partnership aimed at decarbonising the oil and gas industry in Scotland. Vårgrønn, a Norwegian full cycle offshore wind company owned by Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Flotation Energy, an Edinburgh-based floating wind specialist, plan to generate renewable energy from offshore wind farms to enable the electrification […]

  • 30 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Houston-based classification society ABS has given Approval in Principal (AiP) to the Bassoe D-Floater floating wind turbine foundation, designed to handle the largest wind turbines in the world. The Bassoe D-Floater technology is capable of carrying 15 MW turbines in some of the harshest environmental conditions, ABS said. ”ABS is proud to add the Bassoe […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has set up a new division dedicated solely to offshore wind, Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. The company says the new division will support the group’s ambition to become a major player in the entire value chain: pre-studies, transport and installation services, field maintenance, floaters repair, and personnel […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has announced that the UK is launching the Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with the aim to ensure that the country stays at the forefront of floating wind, creating thousands of new jobs and attracting billions in private investment, according to the trade group. RenewableUK and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have worked […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgium-headquartered Sarens and UK-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd have formed a joint venture (JV) to support both the bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects with heavy lifting, transportation, and logistics services from the Port of Cromarty Firth. “We are extremely pleased to form this joint venture with the reference player in global heavy lift […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has partnered with Scottish Development International (SDI) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to launch a global initiative to attract overseas manufacturing companies of scale to the Scottish Floating Wind Port Cluster. The main target of this international initiative under the DIT’s High Potential Opportunities (HPO) programme is […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bourbon Subsea Services has signed an EPCI contract for the floating electrical hub, inter-array cables, as well as anchoring and mooring systems for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind farm in France. “BOURBON’s scope of work will consist in the complete farm offshore installation, and includes the detailed design, procurement and fabrication of the floating electrical hub, the inter array cables, the anchoring and the mooring systems”, the company said in […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The UK government has opened the GBP 160 million Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme (FLOWMIS) for expressions of interest. Announced in November 2021, the investment scheme will provide government funding to boost floating offshore wind capability around the UK at sites in Scotland, Wales, and elsewhere by supporting manufacturers and giving private investors the […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Navantia is setting up Navantia UK, a subsidiary in the United Kingdom for which the Spanish company says reinforces its commitment to its UK industrial partners in shipbuilding and the offshore wind energy sector. “Navantia UK is a step forward in Navantia’s support of the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy and Ten Point Plan for a […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has selected integrated logistics and materials management company ASCO to provide shipping services on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal will see ASCO’s ship agency Seletar provide services including crew transfer to the operations of the project, initially during the construction phase, from Montrose port. The project […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Cobra Wind has contracted Granada Material Handling to design, manufacture, and commission a quayside crane that will be used for loading crew transfer vessels (CTVs) supporting the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Granada said the crane unit had been specifically designed for quayside application and the challenging marine environment in which it would […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain’s  Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first three floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for the Kincardine offshore wind farm are ready to be loaded out from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The first of the wind farm’s five floating foundations will be loaded onto Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord on Tuesday, 22 September, Navantia said. Fjord will […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spain’s Cobra Group to provide Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) for the 50MW Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea provided CPSs for the first Kincardine floating wind turbine which was installed 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen, last year. The company will now provide a […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has installed the first V164-9.5 MW turbine on a floating platform for the Kincardine offshore wind project. The first V164-9.5 MW turbine was installed on a Principle Power WindFloat platform at the installation harbour in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The turbine is the first of five such units to be installed at the Kincardine […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, the Kincardine Offshore Wind, has been completed. The 50 MW project is located approximately 15 kilometres off the southeast coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The wind farm’s five Vestas 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW Vestas unit were installed at water depths ranging between 60 […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 50 MW Kincardine floating offshore wind farm is now fully operational, Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (KOWL) said. Located 15 kilometres off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in water depths ranging from 60 metres to 80 metres, Kincardine is the largest operating floating wind farm. The project consists of five Vestas V164-9.5 MW and one […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish government has granted a planning consent for the eight-turbine Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.