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  • 23 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Aker Solutions AS has awarded MRC Global Norway AS with a contract to provide the complete scope of valves, instrumentation, piping, tubing, and fittings for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind power project in the US. Last year, Aker Solutions AS won a EUR 309 million contract to deliver the offshore converter platform, consisting of a […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Protea, a global manufacturer of offshore handling equipment, has been selected by Aker Solutions as the supplier of two service cranes for the offshore wind farm project off the coast of the USA. The service cranes have a lifting capacity of one tonne and a radius of four metres, the company said. Aker Solutions, together […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels

    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”, […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel (SOV) charter agreement to the US-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to support the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project. The charter agreement has a fixed period of 10 years, with commencement in the mid-2020s. The plug-in hybrid SOV […]

  • 9 May 2022
    Vessels

    Texas-based NOV has received contracts from Sembcorp Marine Ltd to supply equipment for the offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) the company is building for Maersk Supply Service. The order will see NOV-BLM supply the rack and pinion jacking systems and the load transfer system while NOV Heavy Lift will deliver the GustoMSC-designed heavy lift […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have selected a consortium between Van Oord and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) for subsea rock installation works for their Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in New York. The consortium plans to start operations at the offshore wind farm sites in the mid-2020s, with Van Oord […]

  • 17 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have finalised the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for their Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects, after being selected in the state’s offshore wind power solicitation in January 2021. The finalisation of the agreements was announced at an event […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The recently announced wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for which Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine won a shipbuilding contract is now confirmed to have been ordered by Maersk, whose subsidiary Maersk Supply Service has just revealed that it signed a firm contract with a joint venture between Equinor and BP for the installation of the Empire 1 […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued an order related to offshore wind transmission systems that modifies future offshore wind energy procurements to include options for connections through “meshed” grids and requires Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) to submit details of a 5-6 GW onshore interconnection hub plan. […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    New York Governor Kathy Hochul, together with Division of the Budget Director Robert F. Mujica Jr., outlined the State’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Executive Budget on 18 January, confirming the USD 500 million investment in offshore wind infrastructure, announced in her 2022 State of the State address at the beginning of this month. The USD 500 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Vessels

    Sembcorp Marine will build the next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) ordered by Maersk Supply Service to ABS Class, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) said. Two new feeder barges and two diesel-electric hybrid tugboat units will also be built to ABS Class by Kirby Offshore Wind (KOW), to supply the WTIV with towers and turbines […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The New York City Mayor, Eric Adams, has announced that plans for transforming the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a major staging and assembly facility for offshore wind and an operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects are moving forward. Under an agreement now finalised by the New York […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Vessels

    After a day of adventure on the high seas off the Dutch coast, which included hitting a foundation of an offshore wind farm substation, the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D has been salvaged by Boskalis, the company reported on 1 February, saying the out-of-control ship is now being towed to the Port of Rotterdam. The […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Dutch heavy lifting company Mammoet said it has started investigating what the company describes as ”the possible violation of its intellectual property rights by Huisman and BMS Heavy Cranes.” The investigation concerns the recently announced series of land cranes, including a 3000-ton ring crane, by the Dutch crane specialist Huisman and Denmark’s BMS, Mammoet said. […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource have started constructing a manufacturing facility for offshore wind foundation components at ProvPort in Rhode Island, United States. Once complete, the new facility will be used to support the construction of advanced foundation components integral to foundations for Ørsted and Eversource’s portfolio of offshore wind farms serving Rhode Island, […]

  • 27 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource, the developers behind the Sunrise Wind project in New York who awarded Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions with a contract to deliver the offshore wind farm’s high-voltage direct current (HVDC) system, said that this would be the first offshore wind project in the US to use the HVDC system. While HVDC technology […]