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  • 7 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Dubai-based vessel equipment and service provider, APT Global Marine and Offshore Engineering UAE, has fitted Jan De Nul’s installation vessel Voltaire with sea fastening systems under one of its latest contracts in the offshore wind industry, which now account for the majority of the revenue for the UAE company that previously did most of its […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the offshore substation topside and monopile foundations is about to commence at Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm, the second of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Installation vessels Saipem 7000 and Seaway Strashnov are expected to arrive at the project site […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank, has started producing electricity for the first time for British homes and businesses. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire and in three 1.2 GW phases known as Dogger Bank A, […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Business development, Cables, Clean Fuels, Environment, Grid Connection, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Technology, Transition, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has placed an order for an extra-large cable-laying vessel (CLV) at China’s CMHI Haimen shipyard, which, with its cable-carrying capacity of 28,000 tonnes, is said to be the world’s largest. Named Fleeming Jenkin, the CLV will be equipped with three cable carousels, two mounted on deck and third below deck, and a […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Subsea power cable manufacturer NKT has reported a record-high order backlog for high-voltage cables for 2023, with 45 per cent of orders coming from offshore wind. At the end of last year, NKT’s order backlog was at EUR 10.8 billion, more than double the company saw at the end of 2022. In its full-year 2023 […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first two wind turbines have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction. According to a Notice of Operations from the project, the first wind turbine was installed on the 29th of August […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    UK-headquartered James Fisher and Sons (James Fisher) has secured a multi-million-pound contract at the Triton Knoll offshore transmission (OFTO) project in Lincolnshire, with the offshore platform located 20 miles off the coast in the North Sea. Under the contract, James Fisher will provide complete end-to-end operations and maintenance (O&M) services to support informed decision-making for […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    HSM Offshore Energy has held a steel-cutting ceremony for the Thor Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. RWE, the owner and developer of the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea, selected HSM Offshore Energy and its key subcontractors, Iv-Offshore & Energy and GE Renewable […]

  • 18 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Engineering company Iv-Offshore & Energy has signed a contract with Seatrium for the design of the 2 GW IJmuiden Ver Beta offshore converter platform in the North Sea. Under the contract, Iv will be responsible for the detailed engineering of the offshore converter platform for both the topside and the jacket as well as for […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Supply Chain

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has commissioned Dorsalys to build an onshore substation which will enable the Dieppe-Le Tréport offshore wind farm to be connected to its grid. The transformer station, located on land three kilometres from the subsea cable landing point, is scheduled for delivery in spring 2025. The substation […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    UK-based Ventus Energy has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to provide maintenance work on transmission assets for the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. Throughout the duration of the contract, the company will operate across primary and secondary equipment at the wind farm’s offshore and onshore substations. In addition to substation asset maintenance, […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has opened an eight-week public consultation on the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the plan for the revised southern location of the Hesselø offshore wind farm. The public consultation of the revised SEA of the plan for the offshore wind project is planned to run from 5 February to 5 […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Ørsted’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) are leaving the company, and with immediate effect, as a result of “a challenging and volatile business environment” in the industry, according to the offshore wind major. Ørsted is already head-hunting for the new CFO and COO. Daniel Lerup and Richard Hunter, Ørsted’s now-former CFO […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Project Updates

    Offshore construction work on Princess Elisabeth Island, the world’s first energy island, is expected to start soon in the Belgian sector of the North Sea as cardinal buoys have been deployed to demarcate an exclusion zone within which only vessels working on the energy island will be allowed, according to a Notice to Mariners issued […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed the installation of all foundations and inter-array cables at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen installed the final monopile in September and the company has now put all the transition pieces (TPs) in place. The TPs were installed […]

  • 8 December 2023

    The French company, SPIE, has revealed the plan to take over UK-based offshore wind engineering, installation, and maintenance services company, Correll Group. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Skelton, Correll Group stands out for its knowledge in the connection and testing of submarine high-voltage cables for the interconnection of wind farms, said SPIE. According to […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The export cable of the Rentel offshore wind farm is reported to have been damaged. However, the offshore wind farm keeps feeding electricity into the Belgian grid as the offshore power hub, Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), has taken over. Elia, the operator of Belgium’s MOG, says that the cable from the Rentel platform to the […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Energinet has awarded Semco Maritime an eight-year framework agreement for the provisioning of technical consultants within the design, supervision, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of onshore and offshore technical facilities. The collaboration commences this month and solidifies Semco Maritime’s position as Energinet’s trusted partner and preferred sub-supplier of technical consultants, according to the company. “We are […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has selected DNV to provide verification services for FEED (Front-End Engineering and Design) of the substation for the 750 MW Firefly/Bandibuli floating wind farm in South Korea. Announcing the contract for the South Korean project, DNV said that designing and installing floating substations present distinct challenges, including the need for high-voltage dynamic cables and […]

  • 7 December 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility, the Kansai Electric Power Company (Kansai), has joined the Source Galileo, Odfjell Oceanwind, and Vår Energi partnership which is developing a floating offshore wind project at the Goliat platform outside Hammerfest in Norway. Located approximately 95 kilometres from Hammerfest at a depth of 300-400 metres, the GoliatVIND floating offshore wind project could add […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    UK-based Wood has been awarded a contract by Dragados Offshore to deliver engineering design and provide regulatory support for the development of three 2 GW convertor stations that will transfer offshore wind power to Germany’s electricity grid. These projects will be executed by the Spanish company Dragados Offshore in partnership with Siemens Energy. In April, […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    Norway-headquartered Glamox has won a contract from Dutch engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, to provide specialist marine LED lighting for the foundation platforms for 100 14 MW wind turbines for the Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. For the Sofia offshore wind farm, Glamox will provide 800 marine-certified LED luminaires, which will illuminate the platforms […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has completed the installation and HV testing activities at Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. Located more than 15 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, Vineyard Wind consists of an array of 62 wind turbines that will generate 800 MW of electricity and power over 400,000 homes. The […]

  • 19 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    A consortium led by Seatrium and GE Vernova will be constructing its third offshore wind project in the Netherlands for Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT, with the construction work commencing on 1 June 2024. In March 2023, Seatrium was awarded a five-year framework cooperation agreement with GE Vernova by TenneT for the supply three […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Brazil’s SENAI Institute for Innovation in Renewable Energies (ISI-ER) expects to receive a licence for a pilot offshore wind project in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in the second half of this year. ISI-ER filed an application with the country’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA) at the beginning of 2023, […]