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  • 12 October 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) and WavEC, one of the co-managers of the Aguçadoura test site offshore Viana do Castelo, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on deploying MPS modular floating platform technology, PelaFlex, at the Portuguese test site. The news comes shortly after MPS signed a collaboration agreement with RWE which will, inter alia, […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    A new international project, led by The Crown Estate and the Dutch Rich North Sea programme, has gathered seabed data in one place to identify how biodiversity net gain can be delivered in tandem with the expansion of offshore wind. According to The Crown Estate, the North Sea Net Gain study aims to ensure that decisions […]

  • 31 July 2012

    IBERDROLA, through its UK subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, has taken the first step towards construction of the Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany, the largest project of its kind located at such depth (over 40 metres). It has awarded two contracts, worth €18 million, to British company Gardline Group and GEO of Denmark, to conduct a […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Belfast Harbour has handed over its new £50m offshore wind terminal to DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. The terminal, the first purpose-built offshore wind installation and pre-assembly harbour in the UK or Ireland, will be used as a hub to help service a market valued in excess of £100bn. Up to 300 jobs are expected […]

  • 7 October 2011

      As wind energy is being called to provide a greater share of the world’s energy burden, more turbines are operating in areas where temperature tests the machinery to its limits. Wind turbines are usually designed to operate in a temperature range from –10°C to +40°C, but at some current installations temperatures can drop to […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders Projects has won a contract to manufacture and assemble suction bucket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The company will manufacture lower parts of jacket structures and carry out the final assembly of the 11 foundations at its manufacturing facility in Newcastle which Smulders acquired from fabricator, OGN Group, at the end […]

  • 25 March 2013
    R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected The Glosten Associates as the company which will design its offshore wind floating platform system demonstrator. Glosten, a US-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, will design a tension leg platform (TLP) by developing what is commonly known as a Front End Engineering Design Study (FEED.) The PelaStar […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Offshore windmills used to create energy are unfamiliar territory to most in south Louisiana. But some say the technology, which is undergoing a big push for development by the Obama administration, could be a new growth area for shipbuilding and fabrication companies. Trade associations, including the Shipbuilders Council of America, say clusters of wind turbines […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management’s (ERM) floating wind-to-hydrogen project, ERM Dolphyn, has entered the commercial demonstration phase, which will be supported by Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) after the company just won a contract to provide topside Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) services. Across this phase of development, ODE will be responsible for FEED engineering for the topside equipment, […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ESB’s offshore wind project partner in Ireland, Equinor, has decided not to continue with offshore wind development in the country, the Irish utility company and renewable energy developer confirmed to offshoreWIND.biz following this morning’s (4 November) news in the Irish Examiner. Equinor’s decision to pull out of the early phase offshore wind activities in Ireland […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified 14 companies as legally, technically and financially qualified to participate in the upcoming commercial wind lease sale of 79,350 acres offshore New York, including industry leaders such as DONG Energy, innogy and Iberdrola’s Avangrid Renewables. The lease sale has also attracted EDF Renewable Development, Statoil Wind US, wpd offshore Alpha, Deepwater […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    A new 2015 agreement on climate change, that will harness action by all nations, took a further important step forward in Lima following two weeks of negotiations by over 190 countries. Nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris in late 2015, while also agreeing the ground […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Semco Maritime has received an order for a conceptual design study for a 500 MW offshore substation, including a jacket foundation, for Swancor Renewable Energy’s Formosa 4 offshore wind project in Miaoli County, Taiwan. The Danish company will carry out the scope of work with assistance from partners PTSC M&C in Vietnam, ISC Consulting Engineers […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Delivering power from offshore renewable energy – wind, wave and tidal – in European sea basins will require more integrated and cross-border maritime spatial planning (MSP). This could be achieved through a new directive on MSP. Such a directive could require legislation in Member States without being prescriptive on form and content, and lay a […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Hamburg has developed into Europe’s wind energy capital. It has attracted leading manufacturers and component suppliers, and other companies involved in the wind industry to settle in this international port and trading city. These companies are playing a major part in implementing Germany’s energy transformation. The international energy markets are watching Germany’s progress very carefully […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider, along with The Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality established a permanent tidal station at Al Mamzaar. Dubai Municipality’s Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality has several components comprising […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    European Commission, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (Directorate C – Atlantic, Outermost Regions and Arctic), is seeking contractors for maritime consultancy and business services. The Commission will award four contracts, which amount from EUR 750,000 to EUR 4,350,000.  Contracts and their scopes are as follows: 1. Supporting services to the Ocean Energy Forum MARE/2014/12. An Ocean Energy […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    OGN, already a major player in the oil and gas offshore construction sector, has received a vote of confidence from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as part of Round Three of the Regional Growth Fund for its expansion into the offshore wind industry. The North East economy will share in the benefit with […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A specially formed consortium between GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and New York-based BOND Civil & Utility Construction has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract to supply a digital onshore substation for Empire Wind 1 wind farm offshore New York, USA. Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Technology

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The Scottish Government yesterday announced more than £4 million for new wave and tidal power research capacity, securing Scotland’s world-leading position in marine energy. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing told industry delegates at the RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference in London that the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney would get £3 million for a […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind’s initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket foundation. The use of the Bucket Foundation was also a UK industry first when placed on site […]

  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND editorial team brings you a list of what, in our opinion, were the most significant developments in the offshore wind industry in 2017. Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

      45 km to the north of the island of Borkum, twelve sets of rotors blades are driving a special wind power project. The first German offshore wind farm, “Alpha Ventus”, is situated in the North Sea. For transporting the huge installations, numerous SCHEUERLE heavy-duty vehicles were used. The development of offshore wind turbines naturally […]

  • 25 January 2012

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]