US offshore wind opportunities in 2018

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

China: ZPMC Working on 4500KJ Hydraulic Pile Hammer

ZPMC has announced its first official step in developing a 4,500KJ hydraulic pile hammer for large scale offshore ...

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US Wind Goes Local with Met Tower Works

US Wind has selected two Baltimore-based companies for a range of specialized services related to the fabrication ...

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GE Haliade Turbines Stand in China

GE has installed all three HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbines on the Xinghua Gulf demo project in China.

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GlobalData: Siemens Gamesa Outstrips Vestas

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy came in first on the world's top wind turbine manufacturers list in 2017 and ...

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Denmark to Table 800MW Offshore Wind Project

An 800MW offshore wind project is part of the Danish government's coming energy proposal, the country's Energy, ...

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OPSB Schedules Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm Meeting

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) is holding a second local hearing about Icebreaker Windpower's proposed offshore ...

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Hornsea One Jacket Up

The first of the four jacket foundations has been installed at Ørsted's Hornsea Project One wind farm site 120 ...

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Top News of the Week, 16 – 22 April 2018

Most read news on Offshore WIND from 16 to 22 April 2018.

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GeoSea Installs All Merkur Transition Pieces

GeoSea has installed all of the transition pieces at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea ...

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Liebherr-MCCtec Starts Building Orion’s Giant Crane

Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH marked the production start of the HLC, Liebherr’s biggest offshore crane, which will ...

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EOLINK Floating Prototype Goes Into Operation

EOLINK anchored and connected its 1/10 scale 12MW floating wind turbine prototype to the French grid on 19 April.

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Belgium to Open Second Offshore Wind Zone

Belgium plans to open a second offshore wind zone which will allow the development of further 2GW of capacity ...

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MHI Vestas 9.5MW Turbines, Sif Monopiles for Borssele 3&4

Sif has won a contract by Van Oord for the production of 77 monopiles for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind ...

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Akrocean Deploys WINDSEA FLiDAR at Fécamp Met Mast

French floating LiDAR developer Akrocean has deployed a WINDSEA buoy at the Fécamp met mast as part of the type 2 ...

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BOEM Calls New York Bight Meeting

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the New York Bight Renewable Energy Intergovernmental ...

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Report Recommends UK Content Increase in Offshore Wind

The UK government should establish a new 60 percent UK content target for British offshore wind projects, according ...

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Ørsted Builds Healthy Ties in Taiwan

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) respectively with Show Chwan Memorial ...

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Smulders Ships Milestone Transition Piece to Hohe See

Smulders loaded its 1,500th transition piece at the yard in Hoboken, Belgium, on Wednesday, 18 April, which is ...

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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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