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  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource are working with Boskalis for the foundation and offshore substations transportation and installation work for the joint venture’s South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind projects, as well as scour protection installation contracts for its Revolution Wind and Sunrise Wind projects. The contract for this work was finalized in late 2021. The more […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the US offshore wind market under which the company will provide a Walk-to-Work (W2W) gangway system to the marine transportation and towing company, Otto Candies. Under the contract, Ampelmann will provide an E1000 motion-compensated system to facilitate operations during the construction of Ørsted’s […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution Wind Farm offshore the US East Coast. The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind, the French cable […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have announced that HeliService International Inc. has been awarded the contract for helicopter crew change operations for the two companies’ joint venture offshore wind projects in the Northeast United States. HeliService International Inc. will use the Leonardo AW169 helicopters to support Ørsted and Eversource’s offshore wind operations in the Northeast United States. […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Eversource has initiated a strategic review of its offshore wind investment portfolio which could result in a potential sale of all or part of its 50 per cent interest in its offshore wind joint venture with Ørsted. The Massachusetts-headquartered Eversource expects to complete this review during 2022. If the recommended path forward […]

  • 4 March 2022

    Ørsted and Eversource, together with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), have announced that construction of the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV) has commenced. The vessel, which is being built at ECO in-house shipyards located in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida, is expected to be delivered in 2024. The SOV, to be named “ECO EDISON”, […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dan McKee, the Governor of the US State of Rhode Island, has introduced legislation that would require a market-competitive procurement for approximately 600 MW of newly-developed offshore wind capacity. If enacted, Rhode Island’s primary utility company would be required to issue the procurement no later than 15 August 2022. Rhode Island is home to North […]

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US offshore support vessel (OSV) operator Hornbeck Offshore plans to offer vessels from its fleet for deployment on offshore wind projects in the country, according to the company’s latest press release on acquiring three OSVs from the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). The company said that all three diesel-electric vessels, purchased at MARAD’s auction for an […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has chartered ​the Jones Act-compliant Walk-to-Work vessel (W2W) Paul Candies. Owned and operated by US Otto Candies, LLC, Paul Candies will assist in the installation of 89 turbines across the South Fork and Revolution Wind offshore wind farms in the United States, Siemens Gamesa said. The projects are one of the largest programs […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, has received the final decision from the federal level needed to move the project toward the start of construction as the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has now given its final approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP). […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted have announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s US offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. “A first-of-its-kind in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Agreement (NOWA) sets the bar for working conditions and equity, injects hundreds of […]

  • 8 June 2022

    The Rhode Island State Senate has approved the state’s new bill that facilitates procurement of further 600 MW of offshore wind capacity and removes incentives to which utilities are entitled under the existing law for signing long-term contracts with newly developed renewable energy projects. The bill (S 2583A), sponsored by Senator Dawn Euer at the […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A study into the offshore wind opportunities and challenges in the US State of Connecticut has found that, while the state can already meet many of the industry’s requirements, Connecticut needs to quickly add other elements to attract and fully accommodate the industry, and to position itself higher on the ladder as some other states […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The Connecticut Port Authority Board of Directors has authorized a notice to proceed to its construction manager to begin permitted dredging activities at its State Pier Improvements Project in New London. The Department of the Army through the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, issued to the Connecticut Port Authority a Department […]

  • 6 June 2022

    A new bill in Rhode Island, which will facilitate procuring further 600 MW of offshore wind capacity, could cut the costs for consumers as it removes incentives for which utility companies were entitled by signing long-term contracts with newly developed renewable energy projects. The bill, set to go before the State Senate on 7 June, […]

  • 27 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish engineering innovator Pict Offshore has signed a deal with Ørsted to deploy the ‘Get Up Safe’ (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system at New York’s first offshore wind farms. The deal with Pict Offshore will see the system deployed at the 132 MW South Fork Wind offshore wind farm, as well as two further projects off […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ørsted and Eversource have selected two vessel operators in Northeast US that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTVs) serving the two companies’ offshore wind farms in the region. Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource will charter five new offshore wind CTVs from New York-based WindServe Marine and Massachusetts-based American […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up MPI Resolution has installed the fourth wind turbine at the Beleolico offshore wind farm in Italy. Last month, the jack-up finished the installation of the first wind turbine to be fitted on a commercial offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean sea. The 30 MW Beleolico offshore wind farm, also known as Taranto, […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up MPI Resolution has started installing wind turbines at the 30 MW Taranto wind farm offshore Italy, the first wind farm to be built in the Mediterranean Sea. In the photos provided by Renexia SpA, the developer of the wind farm, MPI Resolution is seen installing the first of the ten MySE 3.0-135 […]

  • 13 January 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up MPI Resolution has installed the ten monopile foundations at the first wind farm to be built in the Mediterranean Sea – the 30 MW Taranto offshore wind farm. The Taranto offshore wind farm, also known as Beleolico, is located in Italy’s Apulia Region near the Taranto harbour. The wind farm will comprise […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Seven wind turbines have been installed at the Beleolico offshore wind farm in Italy, with three more to go to full array. The turbines are being installed by Van Oord’s jack-up MPI Resolution, which put the first 3 MW unit in place in February and installed four MingYang wind turbines by mid-March. Located in Italy’s […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    Poland’s Council of Ministers has adopted a resolution changing the location of the installation terminal for offshore wind farms, from the previously planned Port of Gdynia to Port of Gdańsk. The resolution, adopted on 1 March, indicates the Outer Port in Gdańsk meets all the criteria of industry investors and can meet the development of […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    RWE and Tata Steel, the largest steelmaker in the UK, have committed to working together to support the delivery of floating wind structures in the Celtic Sea from Tata Steel’s South Wales facilities. The two companies will work together to identify the steel components that could be supplied from Tata Steel in floating wind technologies […]

  • 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 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up MPI Resolution has installed the first wind turbine at the Beleolico wind farm offshore Italy. This is the first wind turbine to be installed on a commercial offshore wind farm anywhere in the Mediterranean sea. The 30 MW Beleolico, also known as the Taranto offshore wind farm, will comprise 10 MySE 3.0-135 […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Survey vessel Geo Ranger is set to begin a geophysical pre-lay survey along the export cable corridor at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind project in mid-March. The activities are planned to begin on 13 March and end on approximately 18 March. They will be carried out on a continuous basis, 24 hours a day. […]