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  • 21 July 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Two buoys with specialised equipment have been deployed at two predefined locations in the Baltic Sea, as part of a contract signed between Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy and the Spain-based EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions. The anchoring of the buoys was carried out by the Lithuanian Garant Diving company, together with the Spanish specialists. For one […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind AS (AOW) has announced an all-stock merger plan with Aker Horizons ASA that will reposition the company as a privately held subsidiary of Aker Horizons. The transaction will be carried out as a triangular merger between AOW, Aker Horizons’ subsidiary AH Tretten AS as the surviving entity, and Aker Horizons as the […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Baltica, a subsidiary of PGE Group, has revealed that it will start the metocean measurement campaign for the Baltica 1 offshore wind project in the Polish Baltic Sea next month. As part of the measurement campaign, a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system will be mounted on a floating buoy to collect data on […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    The merger between Aker Offshore Wind (AOW) and Aker Horizons is expected to be completed after close of trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange on 17 June, which accordingly will be the last day of trading in the AOW shares on Euronext Growth Oslo, the company said in its latest trading update. As announced on […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has entered into an agreement with Eidesvik to acquire the DP3 offshore installation vessel Viking Neptun, with the transaction expected to be completed in the last few months of this year as the vessel is currently working under a contract with Havfram. According to information on Eidesvik’s contract with Havfram published by our sister […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Norway-based energy data and intelligence provider, TGS, has started a multi-client offshore wind measurement campaign by deploying EOLOS’s floating LiDAR buoy in the New York Bight area off the US East Coast. The multi-client approach offers offshore wind stakeholders the added benefits of reduced development costs and timelines, said TGS, as the company’s deployed floating […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Croatian oil and gas specialist INA has started wind measurement campaigns on two gas platforms in the North Adriatic to explore the potential for the construction of an offshore wind farm. The wind measurement equipment has been installed on the Izabela Sjever and Ivana A gas platforms located between 50 and 60 kilometres from the […]

  • 31 March 2022

    The measurement campaign for the Global Blockage Effect in Offshore Wind (OWA GloBE) project, a joint industry project organised under the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), has been extended by four months, after being launched last year. The OWA GloBE project is led by RWE with support from the Carbon Trust as part of […]

  • 16 February 2022

    EOLOS has secured a multi-buoy supply contract with Korean-based company Pacifico Energy for the simultaneous deployment of two FLS200 floating LiDAR devices in South Korea. Pacifico Energy, which recently closed an agreement with SSE Renewable for a joint ownership company SSE Pacifico to pursue development of offshore wind projects in Japan, has signed a one-year […]

  • 11 April 2022

    RPS Group has deployed one of its Floating LiDAR buoys off Poland for Equinor and Polenergia’s offshore wind project, Bałtyk I. The Floating LiDAR buoy will measure wind resource data above the sea surface as part of a one-year wind resource measurement project. RPS managed the entire deployment, from logistics, assembly, and testing to launch, […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has completed its work on the Plan-Level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for the six projects selected in the UK Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. The six projects have the potential to deliver up to 8 GW of new offshore wind capacity. The bidders selected for the six Round 4 sites are RWE, a consortium […]

  • 25 May 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The Spanish Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) has awarded EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions two research and development (R&D) projects designed to advance wind, metocean, and environmental measurement technologies, and digital services for the offshore wind industry. The first award, which is part of the Spanish R&D national programme, will support the research […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will test the rotor blade of the new V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine prototype at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES in Bremerhaven, Germany later this year. Following the successful conclusion of the contract, Vestas will be the first client to use Fraunhofer IWES’ new rotor blade […]

  • 22 February 2022

    Fugro’s Seawatch Wind LiDAR Buoy has achieved Stage 3 rating under the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) Roadmap for the Commercial Acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. Stage 3 of the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap focuses on proving consistently high levels of availability. Data accuracy consistently met industry best-practice criteria in verification trials and, in addition, wind speed measurements […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three XXL monopiles for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm have set sail from Steelwind Nordenham’s fabrication plant to the Port of Roenne, the marshalling harbor for the project. Located northeast of the island of Rügen in German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 comprises 27 wind turbines and one offshore […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    UK offshore wind pioneer Venterra Group is acquiring two compatriot companies as part of its goal to build a service offering across the wind farm lifecycle, including engineer, build and support services. Venterra revealed it is buying Balltec, a provider of high-integrity connectors for subsea and marine engineering in the renewable energy sector, and Partrac, a provider […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Equans has picked Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex virtual sensor to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, located around 16 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Wavex is designed for highly accurate wave and current measurements that can calculate and display directional wave and surface current […]

  • 21 June 2022

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has released details of new wind Lidar technology now installed on the company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine. The ‘ZX TM’ Continuous Wave Lidar system has been integrated by Siemens Gamesa and is now a standard option for the turbine allowing for a fully IEC-compliant power curve measurement to […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind specialist Simply Blue Group has unveiled plans for two multi-gigawatt projects in Sweden. The 2 GW Skidbladner floating wind project is located 100 kilometres South-East of Stockholm and the 2.75 GW Herkules project is approximately 60 kilometres Southeast of the Island of Gotland. ”Floating wind has an important role to play […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Installation of jacket foundations has started at the site of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, the country’s second project of this kind and the first to use jacket foundations. Five vessels have been mobilised for this work. Seven Borealis is being used for the lifting and installation of the foundations, North Sea Giant for […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Shell and Eneco are participating in the offshore wind tenders for the Hollandse Kust West Sites VI and VII in the Netherlands through two joint venture companies, Ecowende and SchakelWind. The companies said that through their Hollandse Kust West projects they want to invest heavily in green electricity and hydrogen, both in an innovative way […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based maritime support provider Acta Marine has signed a contract for the construction of two next-generation, Methanol MDO/HVO powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessels (CSOVs) at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. Acta Marine has also reserved options for two additional CSOVs for delivery at a later stage. The vessels are primarily aimed at the […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Eight associations and networks in Germany, through a joint initiative called Offshore-Wind-H2-Eight (Offshore-Wind-H2-Achter), have called for bigger and concrete steps in bringing hydrogen production at sea, powered by offshore wind, to a more significant spot in German plans for producing hydrogen from renewable sources. “Hydrogen production at sea in the German exclusive economic zone offers […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Spain-based EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has signed an agreement with OceanPact to secure business in the Brazilian offshore wind market. Under the agreement, EOLOS FLS200 technology, which recently achieved Stage 3 rating under the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap, will be combined with OceanPact’s environmental marine services expertise. EOLOS will provide OceanPact with the […]

  • 21 July 2022

    Van Oord has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up vessel Boreas with a steel cutting ceremony at the Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in China. The vessel, which Van Oord ordered in October last year, will be the first to feature Wärtsilä’s dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac. Boreas will be able to operate […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Deutsche Windtechnik has signed contracts for seven additional offshore wind farms on which the company will carry out underwater inspections, with more than 300 annual inspection reports to be generated in the next two years. The company will, among other things, conduct back-to-back inspections on Trianel Windpark Borkum I, Sandbank, DanTysk, and Butendiek wind farms […]