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  • 26 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Offshore Wind Consultants, an ABL Group company headquartered in London, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Denmark-based offshore wind consultancy, Delta Wind Partners (DWP). The acquisition, expected to close in the third quarter, is said to expand OWC’s technical offering in wind turbines and in consultancy at […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seatrium has held a strike steel ceremony at its Pioneer Yard in Singapore to mark the start of construction of the offshore substation for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Seatrium said that this project is the latest under construction by Seatrium New Energy (a member of Seatrium Group) for […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Two survey activities are planned to start this month at the Empire Wind offshore wind farm site located about 20 miles south of Long Island. The first is a short-term underwater sediment survey campaign, planned to begin in late June. The sediment survey experts will sample the seabed along the proposed Empire Wind 1 and […]

  • 17 April 2023
    Environment, Innovation

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Mingyang Smart Energy revealed on 17 April that it started the construction of a jacket foundation that also features a net cage system for fish farming, which will be installed at the Mingyang Qingzhou 4 offshore wind farm in the South China Sea later this year. The jacket is typhoon-resistant and […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    Eneti’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Seajacks UK Limited, has signed a vessel reservation agreement with an undisclosed client to transport and install wind turbines. With mobilization commencing in the first quarter of 2027, the contract will be performed by one of Eneti’s two NG16000X Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs) currently under construction at Hanwa Ocean in South […]

  • 27 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dublin-headquartered aircraft lessor LCI has started delivering helicopters that will be leased under long-term arrangements to HeliService USA and be used on offshore wind projects. These are the first dedicated offshore wind helicopters in the United States. The offshore helicopter transport provider based in Rhode Island, US, is leasing two AW169 helicopters, one of which […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has been awarded the contract to supply, test, and terminate the 66 kV dynamic inter-array cables (IAC) for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind project offshore France. JDR will design and manufacture the 66 kV dynamic cables, with the cable cores being produced at TFK’s Bydgoszcz plant in Poland. The assets […]

  • 5 April 2023

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has marked the 50-per cent completion milestone on ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), chartered by Ørsted and Eversource for their South Fork Wind, Revolution Wind and Sunrise Wind projects. The construction of the SOV, being built by ECO’s in-house shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi, and […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Petrobras has unveiled plans to develop wind farms offshore Brazil with a potential capacity of up to 23 GW, including a floating wind project in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian state oil and gas group has submitted a request with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) to start the environmental licensing process for ten […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul, together with its partner LS Cable & System, has completed the installation of the second subsea cable for the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm grid connection off the coast of Egmond aan Zee for TenneT. The subsea cable installation was carried out by the cable-laying vessel Isaac Newton, the work […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the 704 MW Revolution Wind project, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm which will feed electricity into Rhode Island and Connecticut’s grids. With the ROD in place, Ørsted and Eversource may now proceed with the project’s construction. The ROD will […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has awarded several contracts for surveys and studies for Denmark’s new offshore wind areas. Valued at a total of EUR 19.8 million, the contracts secured by, WSP Danmark, DNV, and LiveLink Aerospace include cable route surveys, consultancy services for a number of marine environmental studies, and radar analysis. […]

  • 18 July 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Ireland-headquartered Simply Blue Group, offshore services provider Subsea7, and Australia’s Spark Renewables have unveiled their plan to develop the Sea Fern floating offshore wind project in the Commonwealth’s newly declared Hunter wind zone in the Pacific Ocean. A few days ago, the Australian Government officially declared its second offshore wind zone off the coast of […]

  • 16 May 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for two wind energy projects offshore New Jersey that are being developed by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a US joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies. The federal permitting process started in 2021, with BOEM announcing the […]

  • 16 June 2023
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Ingka Investments have signed a Letter of Intent with Ystad Port to build an operations and maintenance base that will serve the Triton offshore wind farm in Sweden. Under the agreement, the parties will investigate the possibilities of constructing offices and storage buildings as well as access to the quay and equipment in […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has been granted a Natura 2000 permit for the 1.5 GW Triton offshore wind farm located within the Swedish economic zone off the coast of Skåne. The Swedish developer applied for a Natura 2000 permit for the Triton offshore wind farm in December 2021. In June the County Administrative Board finalized its handling by […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Bladt Industries has started work on its new manufacturing facility in Denmark to cater offshore wind substation projects in the pipeline. The Danish company said that major excavation work is underway at its site in Aalborg, Denmark. Together with the Port of Aalborg, Bladt Industries is piloting the foundations that will eventually lay the foundation […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Two offshore survey campaigns have been completed for SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm in Ireland. The surveys took place over an eight-week period during July and August. According to SSE Renewables, the surveys were completed on schedule despite unsettled weather conditions experienced over the last couple of months and were […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, Industry, Innovation, Research & Development, Transition

    AFRY and its increasing global presence in Offshore WindIn the past three decades AFRY has actively participated in over 400 wind power projects worldwide, contributing to a total of over 70GW of renewable energy. In this interview, Mariska Jongbloed will engage in a conversation with Peter Plug, Head of Renewables and Thermal Power at AFRY, […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Benthic, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has completed a site investigation comprising cone penetration tests (CPTs) at the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind farm sites in the Polish Baltic Sea. The tests were done using the company’s portable remotely operated drill (PROD) that has enabled the design […]

  • 30 June 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will initiate its eleventh offshore wind environmental review with Equinor and BP’s 2.4 GW Beacon Wind 1 and 2 wind farms, proposed to be built offshore Massachusetts and connected to the grid in New York and Connecticut. BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an […]

  • 17 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is expected to soon announce its decision on whether to approve the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm as the federal agency has now completed the environmental analysis of the project, which Ørsted and Eversource plan to build offshore Rhode Island. BOEM issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) […]

  • 18 April 2023

    Singapore-based offshore wind vessel owner and operator, Marco Polo Marine, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amogy, under which the New York company’s ammonia-to-power systems will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s offshore wind vessels. The system will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s existing or newly built wind vessels, the company said in a […]

  • 2 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Mammoet-Giant Taiwan, a joint venture between the Dutch company Mammoet and Taiwanese Giant Heavy Machinery Service, has been picked by Ørsted Taiwan to provide essential support for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms. The joint venture has been entrusted with the marshalling and lifting activities for 66 suction bucket jackets. […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Atlantique Offshore Energy, the marine energy business unit of French company Chantiers de l’Atlantique, as the preferred supplier of two offshore substations for the first phase of its Nordseecluster development in the German North Sea. The Nordseecluster will be constructed in two phases, Nordseecluster A and Nordseecluster B, each comprising two offshore […]