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  • 24 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has awarded a GBP 2 million contract to Alicat Workboats for the construction of two new Chartwell-designed daughter craft that will be used on the Dogger Bank wind farm offshore the UK from next year. The vessels will be added to North Star’s new renewables fleet which is bound […]

  • 9 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    North Star has awarded the Netherlands-based MO4 with a 10-year contract to supply the company’s four service operations vessels (SOVs) with a digital twin and artificial intelligence (AI) decision support software package. According to MO4, the technology will provide operational data analytics and forecasting support to help drive efficiencies across the fleet including low carbon […]

  • 19 July 2022

    Vard has held a keel-laying ceremony for the third service operations vessel (SOV) that the company is building for North Star at Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. Vard and North Star signed a contract for a total of four SOVs which are bound for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Each of […]

  • 13 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Private markets firm Partners Group has agreed, on behalf of its clients, to acquire North Star, an operator of specialized vessels that offers emergency response and rescue and essential offshore wind maintenance services, from Basalt Infrastructure Partners. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, North Star has a fleet of 48 Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRVs) and […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Energy company Eneco and OCI N.V., a global producer and distributor of hydrogen-based products, have joined the NortH2 green hydrogen consortium as collaborative partners. Eneco is joining the NortH2 consortium of Equinor, RWE, Shell, and Gasunie as an investment partner. Groningen Seaports is a support partner on the project. OCI, on the other hand, intends […]

  • 5 August 2022

    The Australian government has nominated the Bass Strait off Gippsland, Victoria, as the first offshore wind area to be formally assessed under its new Offshore Electricity Infrastructure framework. A map detailing the declared area off Gippsland has been released for public comment. The government has invited the public to comment on the notice for the […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A company founded in 2020 by two of the co-founders of the Star of the South, Australia’s first proposed offshore wind farm, is planning to build five offshore wind projects in the country and three in New Zealand. Oceanex Energy, which says on its website that it is “progressing the development and construction” of up […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm will hold a series of supply chain events throughout 2022 aimed at showcasing opportunities during the operations and maintenance phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. Dogger Bank is located more than 130 kilometres off the north-east coast of England and is being delivered by joint venture partners […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved Bureau Veritas’ nomination as Certified Verification Agent (CVA) for the US Wind, Inc. (US Wind) MarWin wind project offshore Maryland. According to Bureau Veritas, this approval of the nomination showed that the company met the CVA criteria and maintained adherence to highly regulated qualifications requirements […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch government has designated three new areas and has confirmed two previously designated areas in the North Sea for the development of offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 10.7 GW. With the new areas, the Netherlands is doubling the total planned capacity for offshore wind energy to around 21 GW by 2030. […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    At the end of this month, offshore surveys will start at two wind farm sites off Ireland: Arklow Bank and North Irish Sea Array. For the Arklow Bank project, DEME’s Neptune will be deployed off the Wicklow coast for a geotechnical survey that will be taking place until the end of August, subject to weather […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW has opened an application period for insurance companies who wish to bid to provide an Insurance Package Policy for the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. The developer is looking for Construction & Operation All Risks (CAR/OAR) insurance for the 64-turbine offshore wind farm, including, but not limited to, foundations and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has started working on the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany under a contract with Siemens Gamesa, the project’s wind turbine supplier. Throughout the next six months, Endiprev will perform installation and finishing works for Siemens Gamesa on the Kaskasi offshore wind farm, located in the German North Sea, 35 kilometres north of […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company EnBW has selected the compatriot offshore foundations manufacturer, Steelwind Nordenham, to fabricate and deliver the monopiles for the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm. He Dreiht is located within the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea, about 85 kilometres north of the Borkum Island and 95 kilometres west of […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded the NRG consortium of Denys, Alsema and Van Vulpen with the contract to install the link between the offshore cables for the wind farm Hollandse Kust (west Beta) and the transformer station in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. NRG will install 2.5 kilometres of high voltage underground cables from Velsen beach. This […]

  • 5 July 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has pushed back the start date for the tender to build the North Sea Energy Island (Energiø Nordsø) by up to twelve months, as the Agency wants to perform more preparatory work after receiving feedback through market dialogues. The tender is expected to be announced in September 2023 and, in […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Neptune Energy and RWE have signed a Joint Development Agreement to develop a green hydrogen project which will use offshore wind energy for the production of hydrogen in the Dutch sector of the North Sea and an existing pipeline to transport the hydrogen to land. The project, called H2opZee and supported by the Dutch government […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Ørsted and ATP, together with their partners Aarsleff, Bouygues Construction, and Van Oord, have presented their concept of a modular energy island for the forthcoming tender in the Danish North Sea. The Nordsøens Energiø (North Sea Energy) Island will be an island in constant development, even after it has been built, the developers said. In […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has announced upcoming calls for tenders through which the Dutch Government will procure geophysical surveys and archeological assessment of new areas that have been designated to accommodate the country’s increased offshore wind target. Around 24 June, RVO plans to open a tender for several wind farm zones in the Dutch […]

  • 1 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng, has granted development consent to ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind farms. East Anglia One North, located 36 kilometres from its nearest point to the Port of Lowestoft, could consist of up to 67 turbines to […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to soon commence a geophysical and geotechnical site survey at Vattenfall’s Norfolk offshore wind projects in the North Sea. Fugro Discovery will be deployed over the survey area starting on or around 1 August, with the activities set to be completed by the end of November. The 70-metre long vessel will be […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The decision on the development consent applications for East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind farms is scheduled to be made on 31 March, after the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy set a new deadline in December 2021. The new Development Consent Order (DCO) deadline was set after […]

  • 27 May 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa is currently producing the first recyclable blades to be installed on an offshore wind farm at its factory in Hull, the UK. The wind turbine manufacturer described the RecycleBlade as the world’s first wind turbine blade ready for commercial use offshore that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle. The RecyclableBlade […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has won an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract with EnBW for the inter-array cables for the He Dreiht offshore wind project in Germany. The scope includes the supply and installation of around 100 kilometres of 66 kV subsea power cables and respective cable protection systems (CPSs). The contract award is subject […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to kick off a geotechnical site survey campaign at the North Celtic Sea and South Irish Sea offshore wind projects at the end of July. Supply vessel Fugro Voyager is in charge of carrying out the work which will include a downhole cone penetration test (CPT) and continuous sampling boreholes with geophysical […]