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  • 24 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Omexom Renewable Energies Offshore, former EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (EWE OSS), has been awarded a contract for services and maintenance of the offshore substation at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The scope of services encompasses troubleshooting in an event of equipment or system functionality failure, as well as unscheduled (inspection and repair) […]

  • 30 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical survey campaign has started at the project site of SSE Renewables’ Braymore Wind Park in the north Irish Sea. The campaign will involve the deployment of towed equipment from survey vessels and is expected to be completed by early November 2022, subject to weather and operational constraints. The survey, being conducted by using […]

  • 4 July 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Vestas, in collaboration with Windcat Workboats, is launching a pilot programme to explore how a hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from offshore service operations. Developed by Windcat Workboats and its sister company CMB.Tech, who recently said this was the world’s first hydrogen-powered CTV, the vessel features dual-fuel engines supplied by MAN […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The first hydrogen bunkering license in the Netherlands has been granted within the port of IJmuiden, allowing Windcat Workboats to bunker the Hydrocat 48 crew transfer vessel with hydrogen in that port, Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) said. In collaboration with the IJmond Environmental Service, Port of IJmuiden, NV, and Port of Amsterdam, Windcat Workboats […]

  • 7 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance

    GEOxyz has won a contract to provide service and maintenance, in particular mechanical services, for the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS) and the foundations at the Belgian Norther offshore wind farm. Under the five-year contract, the company’s scope of services will comprise troubleshooting, unscheduled corrective maintenance, scheduled inspections and maintenance, and statutory inspections. The mechanical […]

  • 19 September 2022

    The Dutch Government has set a target of 70 GW of offshore wind energy until 2050, based on the assumption that 50 GW could be installed by 2040. In addition to electricity generation, the Government also plans for some of the country’s offshore wind capacity to be used for large-scale green hydrogen production in the North […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to publish a call for tenders for geotechnical investigations at IJmuiden Ver V and VI offshore wind sites around the end of June 2022. Together with the two sites, the agreement with a successful tenderer will also include two other investigation areas, which RVO did not specify in its […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DNV has been contracted to undertake an independent assessment of the design of the energy island planned to be built in Belgium. The assessment will provide Elia with guidance on any improvements required to minimise risk throughout its construction and operation through a combination of workshops and continuous assurance reviews, according to DNV. “Key areas […]

  • 12 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for a geophysical survey at the offshore Nederwiek Wind Farm Sites Zuid & Noord (North and South), and one other possible investigation area in the Dutch North Sea. The aim of this tender is to conclude an agreement with a tenderer who is able to carry […]

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

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has won an EU tender to provide two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to support operations and maintenance (O&M) activities at the Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea. The tender was carried out by Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S. The two CTVs will support yearly maintenance campaigns at […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and ATP have signed an agreement with GlobalConnect to make the Nordsøens Energiø (North Sea Energy Island) a backbone in the future digitisation of Northern Europe and attract large-scale digital investments to Denmark, according to the Ørsted-ATP consortium. The partners will work together to make the North Sea Energy Island a “cross-border digital hub”. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Authorities, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Humboldt Wind Energy Area (WEA) offshore California. Based on its analysis, BOEM has issued a finding of no significant impact (FONSI). “The completion of this Environmental Assessment represents an important step […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group has revealed a new offshore wind project, Olympic Offshore Wind, off the coast of Northern Ireland. The Olympic Offshore Wind, which is the company’s second offshore wind project in Northern Ireland, is a sister project to Nomadic Offshore Wind that was announced by Simply Blue Group earlier […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has plans for the development of 10 GW of offshore wind capacity in the German parts of the North and Baltic Seas, and has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with German developer RWE to explore collaboration on offshore wind projects both in and outside Germany. The company announced its 10 […]

  • 8 September 2022

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Six fixed offshore wind projects with the potential to generate renewable electricity for more than seven million homes have been given the green light by the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to enter into an Agreement for Lease with The Crown Estate. In April, following the completion of a Habitats […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Denmark) are testing how 3D-printed reefs can benefit biodiversity in the Kattegat, a strait between Denmark and Sweden, which is experiencing a historically low cod stock, the Danish energy company said. This is the first time 3D-printed reefs are used in Danish waters, and they will […]

  • 23 August 2022

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has opened public consultation in relation to the environmental assessment (EA) for the North Sea Energy Island. The DEA has invited citizens, companies, authorities, and others with an interest in the future energy island in the North Sea to submit proposals and ideas for topics that they would like to […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    HeliService International has won the tender TenneT organised to procure helicopter services for its offshore converter platforms, as well as the offshore substations of wind farm operators, in Germany. According to the call for tenders issued in March, the contract will be in effect from 1 January 2023 until 31 March 2025, and includes an […]

  • 19 May 2022

    The 150 GW of offshore wind capacity pledged to be reached by 2050 by Belgium, Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands under the Esbjerg Declaration, signed yesterday (18 May) at the North Sea Summit, will contribute to large-scale onshore and offshore production of green hydrogen, one of the focal points of the European Commission’s REPowerEU strategy, also […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    There should be no limiting criteria for the producers and buyers of green hydrogen on the use of electricity to produce it, RWE said in a comment on a proposed delegated act in the EU which would permit only electricity from newly built, unsubsidised wind and solar energy farms to generate green hydrogen by 2026, […]

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

    UK-based investment company Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has struck a deal to acquire a 7.75 per cent ownership interest in the Lincs wind farm offshore England. According to ORIT, the acquisition is expected to be completed in the second quarter of this year once the needed consents from existing investors and lenders are secured. […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    TotalEnergies plans to install 9 GW of offshore wind capacity in Brazil, according to local media, which reports the France-headquartered oil major is looking to develop three projects in the country, each with an installed capacity of 3 GW. EPBR reports that TotalEnergies is eyeing building wind farms offshore the sates of Ceará, Rio de […]