US offshore wind opportunities in 2018

The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note.

Mukran Port Sees First Arkona Turbine Towers

The port service provider Mukran Port Terminals (MPT) has handled the first six wind turbine tower segments ...

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MPI Napoleon Launches Baltic Sea Campaign

Vroon's crew transfer vessel (CTV) MPI Napoleon has secured a charter in the German sector of the Baltic Sea.

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Parkwind Seeks EIB Funds for Northwester 2

Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has applied for funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for ...

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Portsmouth Fruit Specialist Diversifies Into Offshore Wind

Portsmouth based cargo operator MMD Shipping Services has secured a 10-year agreement with international wind ...

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Synaptec Launches Light-Speed Cable Fault Response Tool

Synaptec has launched Refase, a new distributed sensor system said to significantly reduce outage and repair costs ...

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Ørsted Allocates Fourth Round of Walney Extension Grants

Ørsted has announced the winners of the fourth round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund, which ...

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Nexus Starts Installing Borkum Riffgrund 2 Cables

Van Oord's cable laying vessel Nexus has started installing cables on Ørsted's 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore ...

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Study: Seabirds Steer Away From Offshore Wind Turbines

The risk of seabirds colliding with offshore wind turbines is less than half of what would be expected based on ...

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Partrac Steps Into US Market

Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac ...

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London Array Hires James Fisher

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been appointed by London Array to deliver Balance of Plant (BoP) Operations ...

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Tideway Lays First Hornsea One Export Cable Section

Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has laid the first offshore export cable section at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted’s ...

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Vroon Reshuffles Wind Farm Vessel Management

The MPI Workboats activities will be transferred to Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) with effect from 1 May 2018, with ...

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Jumbo Names Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Jombo Shipping's heavy lift vessel Stella Synergy

Jumbo has named its new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) Stella Synergy, after an internal naming competition ...

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Shanghai Xiongcheng Orders Wind Farm Service Vessel

Chinese shipowner Shanghai Xiongcheng Offshore Engineering placed an order for a 50-metre offshore wind farm ...

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OMM Adds DataVerse Software to German Offshore Wind Farm

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has awarded DataVerse-AIM Ltd with a contract for the supply of its asset ...

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Element Power Takes Over Irish Offshore Wind Project

Independent renewable energy developer Element Power has entered the offshore wind market by taking over ...

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Orange Blue Terminal Eemshaven Scores Offshore Wind Contract

The Buss Orange Blue Terminal Eemshaven has signed a contract with GeoSea for port logistics services of 87 ...

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OWFs Bringing Faster Internet to North Norfolk?

Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk ...

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Vattenfall Picks OceanWise Marine Maps

Vattenfall has procured OceanWise's Raster Charts XL (eXcluding Land) as a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) for Northern ...

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MHI Vestas and Ramboll Launch SMART Foundation Tool

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Ramboll have jointly developed a software tool which allows foundation designers to ...

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MarineSpace Nets London Array Consents & Licensing Contract

UK consultancy MarineSpace Ltd has won a contract from London Array Limited for the provision of consent and ...

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BiFab Gets a Lifeline as Canadians Take Majority Share

Canadian company JV Driver, through its subsidiary DF Barnes, has acquired BiFab as part of an agreement brokered ...

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MPI Enterprise Welcomes Spudcans Aboard

MPI Offshore's wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Enterprise was upgraded with spudcans during drydocking ...

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Northern Offshore Services Sets Up German Office

Swedish crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) is establishing a physical presence ...

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First Hohe See Foundation Up

Swire Blue Ocean's wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Osprey has installed the first monopile foundation on ...

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Flintstone Sets Sights on Floating Wind

Flintstone Technology Ltd is diversifying its Subsea Mooring Connector (SMC) to help drive down costs for the ...

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Rampion Hits Full Stride

All 116 of the turbines at the Rampion wind farm development offshore Sussex are now able to generate electricity ...

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