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  • 11 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government plans to invest up to GBP 95 million (around EUR 111 million) to build two new offshore wind port hubs on the Humber and on Teesside. Teesworks Offshore Manufacturing Centre, on the River Tees, will benefit from up to GBP 20 million. As previously reported, Able Marine Energy Park, on the South […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last year, 15 new offshore wind farms generated their first electricity and there are now 162 offshore wind farms up and running worldwide. Soon, 26 more that are under construction will join the global fleet. This is according to the Global Offshore Wind Report 2020 from World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which reports that 5,206 […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the government will hold three Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions before 2020, the first of which will kick off this year, Chris Willow, Senior Associate at BVG Associates, has selected front runners in the race to win the first auction. In terms of projects that could win the auction, […]

  • 14 July 2023
    Authorities

    NOTE: The original article “Irish Government Designates 700 MW Area for Next Offshore Wind Auction, Work on Tender Design Underway”, published on the 14th of July, has been updated following information from the Irish Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) that the grid capacity available for auction in ORESS 2.1 has been upgraded from […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Edinburgh Airport has teamed up with the world’s largest offshore wind developer Ørsted to reach net-zero by 2040 by using green technologies, including new hydrogen-fuels produced at scale from offshore wind farms, to eliminate carbon emissions from the airport and the aircraft that operate from it. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 21 October, […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead for renewables and innovation hub OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft, Suffolk, and director of energy firm Nautilus Associates, said that East of England businesses can be confident of the development of many offshore wind farms off their coast. As the supply chain in the East of England prepares to compete for work with developers of […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Spanish Mercurio Group found that attending the SeaWorks trade fair in Southampton lead to dedicated shipbuilding for the offshore wind industry. In 2011 they were commissioned by offshore logistics provider Tidal Transit to build two purpose built support vessels for this sector. The Ginny Louise arrived in December 2011 and started work on Greater Gabbard […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Zeebrugge does not deny Ostend its place under the sun when it comes to positioning itself as the place to be for involvement in the offshore wind industry. Yet, it will wholeheartedly welcome the maritime contractor and towage company Jan de Nul, which will construct 16 concrete foundations for a wind farm […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.

  • 7 December 2021
    Environment, Technology

    UK’s petroleum regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has selected three winners for its £1 million offshore electrification competition, aiming to advance oil and gas electrification plans as part of the UK’s decarbonisation efforts. Three winners are sharing a £1 million, or about $1.3 million, prize for ideas that could help cut greenhouse gas […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 13 June 2012

    A new report launched today by the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force shows that the UK is on course to reduce the cost of electricity from offshore wind substantially over the next seven years. The report builds on detailed evidence in a study by The Crown Estate, also published today, to show how […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Service (JFMS) has successfully completed the Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel (SMV) 24 maiden charter and immediate subsequent charter at UK Round Three wind farm sites. The vessel accomplished its first charter working with offshore wind energy developer Forewind to support the Dogger Bank development, and the second charter was to RES Offshore delivering […]

  • 3 April 2016

    Hydrohammer S-4000 Installs First Monopiles The S-4000 Hydrohammer pile-driving system installed its first monopiles at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea, IHC IQIP, a business unit of Royal IHC which recently launched the system, reports. Siemens to Buy Adwen as Part of Gamesa Merger? Reportedly, Siemens is likely to buy Adwen, a joint […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Equipment, Infrastructure, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Transition

    Clarksons Offshore Renewables team is a leader in offshore vessel chartering, newbuilding, offshore logistics and strategic marine advisory services. Supporting all vessel types and all offshore energy sources, we’re your go-to partner for all stages and sizes of offshore renewables projects. We continue to push the boundaries and stay at the heart of the marine […]