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  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced plans to build out a wind energy supply chain in South Korea, adding that the plans are dependent on a growing market for offshore wind in the country. The plans were formalised at a signing ceremony with Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen, and South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-Yeol at […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Vessels

    Singapore-based Marco Polo Marine has formed partnerships with Namsung Shipping and HA Energy to jointly pursue offshore wind vessel projects in South Korea. The parties will work together to own and operate suitable support vessels like CTVs, SOVs, and CSOVs to service the growing offshore wind market in the region. Namsung Shipping is South Korea’s […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s ocean exploration company, Geoview, has completed the marine geophysical survey for Equinor’s Firefly floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan. In the first half of 2022, Geoview won an ocean exploration project from Equinor for the first time as a Korean company. Geoview specializes in marine surveys such as seabed topography mapping, geophysical surveys, […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy and Hyundai Electric have signed a strategic partnership agreement to help localise the assembly of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines and generators in South Korea. The agreement outlines plans for the establishment of a factory in South Korea for producing the nacelles and the generators used in Haliade-X turbines, with the potential […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Hexicon AB, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 84 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine for the project located off the south-east coast of South […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has picked Denmark-based COWI to serve as Owner’s Engineer for the Firefly floating offshore wind project in South Korea. Under the agreement, COWI’s personnel will be integrated into Equinor’s own project development team so as to provide management and technical follow-up services. The contract also covers independent studies, reviews, and other engineering services. The […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Deep Wind Offshore has secured site exclusivity for gigawatt-scale wind development in the Southern Sea offshore South Korea. A few months ago, the Norwegian developer signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with East West Power to collaborate on four projects totalling more than 4 GW of floating and bottom-fixed offshore wind in South Korea. After […]

  • 6 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Corio Generation and TotalEnergies have joined forces with SK Ecoplant to develop the 2 GW BadaEnergy offshore wind portfolio in South Korea. SK Ecoplant, which will join the partners in taking the projects from early planning through licensing and construction to operation, will also acquire a stake in the portfolio, subject to the completion of […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Hexicon has decided to increase its direct ownership to 20 per cent in the MunmuBaram floating wind project off the southeast coast of South Korea. Hexicon Korea, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company Coens & Co where Hexicon holds 49 per cent, owned 20 per cent of the MunmuBaram Co., Ltd. which […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    The transaction to integrate Aker Offshore Wind into Mainstream Renewable Power has closed, creating a renewable energy company with a 27 GW portfolio including solar, and onshore and offshore wind projects. The closing of the transaction follows the announcement from 12 July, when Aker Horizons said it had entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Elenergy Co Ltd, a Korean renewable energy development company, has appointed DNV as owner’s engineer for the 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project. When completed in 2027, the Chujin plant will be the largest commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the country, DNV said. As the owner’s engineer, DNV will drive the pre- Front End […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Hanwha Engineering & Construction (Hanwha E&C) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norway-headquartered Equinor to jointly develop offshore wind farms in South Korea. The two companies have agreed to work together to jointly develop offshore wind farms that Hanwha E&C is contracted to build. Hanwha E&C plans to build offshore wind farms with […]

  • 5 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium between DORIS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Corio Generation and TotalEnergies for its Ulsan Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind project in South Korea. The FEED contract covers the full integrated scope of activities related to the floating units, including the design, procurement […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands-based offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Group has postponed the final investment decision (FID), initially scheduled for this month, for the expansion of its offshore wind foundations manufacturing facility near Rotterdam in the Netherlands. As reported earlier, Sif has been in negotiations with clients for a total of 400kt of launching capacity for the new […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation and TotalEnergies have selected a consortium comprising Technip Energies, Subsea 7, and Samkang M&T to perform Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for their 504 MW floating wind project in South Korea. The contract covers engineering for the floating foundation, mooring, and inter-array cable in collaboration with a wind turbine supplier. The design of the […]

  • 28 November 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has completed the first part of the cable installation works to connect the wind farms Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) to the Dutch mainland. The 220-kV high-voltage tests of both sea and land cables for Hollandse Kust (noord) were successfully completed as well, from the onshore substation to the substation […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CS Wind PT has sent the first batch of wind turbine towers for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm to Rotterdam, Netherlands. This was the first shipment of five predicted for upcoming weeks, according to CS Wind PT’s social media update. Blue Water Shipping and Sealine Spain supported CS Wind PT during […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Vessels

    Marco Polo Marine, the Singapore-based marine logistics company, has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of their mission equipment for the “first-ever” Asian Commissioning Service Operations Vessel (CSOV). SMST’s mission equipment consists of an Access & Cargo Tower with a motion-compensated gangway, the so-called Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series, and a 5-tonne 3D motion-compensated crane […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Marco Polo Marine’s Taiwan-based subsidiary, PKR Offshore, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vestas Taiwan for the deployment of Marco Polo’s new commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) on offshore wind projects in the Asia Pacific region. The new CSOV will be deployed across offshore wind farms in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea, over […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based renewable energy developer, Vena Energy, has unveiled plans for a 2 GW offshore wind project in Australia. The offshore wind farm, named Blue Marlin, is planned to be built off the Victorian Coast in the Gippsland Basin. The wind farm would be built across four 500 MW phases, each comprising up to 35 wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas, in partnership with the Korean Register (KR), has been appointed to lead the project certification of BadaEnergy’s Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea. As an independent third party, Bureau Veritas will provide project certification services. This covers the conformity assessment of the complete floating offshore wind farm and […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023. The Crown Estate is advancing the Celtic Sea seabed leasing tender for floating wind, which is anticipated to deliver a total of 4 GW of renewable energy by 2035. […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Doosan Enerbility’s Vietnamese subsidiary, Doosan Vina, to cooperate on the supply of offshore wind turbine substructures. With the signing of this MoU, Doosan Vina will be supplying the monopile foundations for Ørsted’s global offshore wind power projects that are currently underway in regions such as Southeast […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    “We are looking at a market today that is immense. It is new and unprecedented when you look at the numbers. Floating wind is expected to be, in 2050, bigger than fixed offshore wind. But we got some catching up to do, and catching up to be done is really in the supply chain”, GustoMSC’s […]

  • 7 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    6,759 MW of offshore wind capacity went into operation during the first six months of 2022 compared to 1,627 MW during the same period a year earlier, World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) said in its Global Offshore Wind Report HY1 2022. This growth was mainly driven by China which installed 5.1 GW of new offshore […]