US offshore wind opportunities in 2018

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

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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Fraunhofer IWES: Suction Buckets Prove Their Mettle

The German research center Fraunhofer IWES has completed tests on two large-scale suction buckets at a 1:5 scale, ...

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OutSmart Teams Up with Kongsberg Digital

Independent wind asset operations management specialist OutSmart BV has selected Kongsberg Digital AS to provide an ...

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SafeWay in Overdrive at Borkum West

SafeWay has reached record transfer speeds during its latest charter at the Borkum West offshore wind farm, ...

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Milestone 2017 Keeps UK Offshore Wind on Track

With 33 fully operational offshore wind farms and further eight under construction at the end of 2017, the offshore ...

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Altitec Receives DNV GL Training System Certificate

Altitec has received a Training System Certificate by DNV GL for its Rotor Blade Repair and Inspection Training ...

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Living Stone Arrives in Vlissingen for Final Outfitting

DEME Group's advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone has arrived from Santurtzi in Spain to Vlissingen, the ...

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Ørsted Seeks Risk Management Services Provider

Ørsted is looking for a provider of a Software-as-a-Service solution to support a Risk management system which ...

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First US Offshore Wind Farm Scoops Safety Accolade

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented Deepwater Wind with the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) ...

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Bokalift 1 Starts Installing East Anglia ONE Pin Piles

The recently converted self-propelled DP2 crane vessel Bokalift 1 has started installing foundation pin piles on ...

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Prysmian’s Ulisse Breaks the Ice (VIDEO)

Prysmian has shared a video of its cable laying vessel Ulisse loading submarine power cables in Pikkala, Finland, ...

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BOEM to Discuss New Wind Leases Offshore Massachusetts

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a public seminar on 26 April in Sterling, Virginia, ...

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EIB Earmarks Funds for UK Offshore Wind Farm

The Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved EUR 5.8 billion of new financing for 29 projects ...

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LOC Renewables on MOG Marine Warranty Survey Duty

The Paris office of LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group has been contracted by the Belgian transmission system ...

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