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  • 10 July 2023

    Edda Wind’s commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) Edda Boreas has commenced the contract for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK, under which the vessel will be supporting commissioning operations for the next two years. The company took delivery of Edda Boreas from Gondan Shipyard in Spain at the beginning of this year, two […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Foundations, Jobs & Recruitment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Riggs Distler, a subsidiary of infrastructure company Centuri Group, has been selected as a tier 1 secondary steel contractor for 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind project. Riggs Distler will provide onshore heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services focused on the construction, assembly, inspection, and onshore installation of advanced foundation components. […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and Eversource Energy have signed an agreement under which Ørsted will acquire 50 per cent interest in the uncontracted offshore wind lease area in the US the two companies currently own together. Eversource is also looking at selling its 50 per cent stake in the three jointly owned contracted offshore wind projects: South Fork […]

  • 1 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Gothenburg Port Authority has announced that it intends to buy a minority stake in Eolus Vind’s Västvind offshore wind power project located in the Swedish economic zone. Under the agreement, the Gothenburg Port Authority will acquire 5 per cent of the shares in the project company that owns Västvind and Eolus will remain as […]

  • 18 August 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Star of the South, Australia’s most advanced offshore wind project, has identified five ports that have the potential and/or capabilities to support the proposed offshore wind farm. For two of the ports, Star of the South has confirmed that they will play important roles in the offshore wind farm’s construction and operation. The developer says […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the last batch of wind turbines is now underway at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Netherlands after the vessel Wind Osprey picked up the components in Rotterdam last week. This weekend, Vattenfall said via social media that the components for the last turbines were being loaded onto Cadeler’s […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    BP and Deep Wind Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea. As part of their agreement, bp has acquired a 55 per cent stake in Deep Wind Offshore’s early-stage offshore wind portfolio, which includes four projects across the Korean peninsula with a potential generating capacity of up to […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The campaign to install the first turbines at the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm is underway, with Jan De Nul’s Voltaire jack-up vessel leaving the Able Seaton Port with the first batch of wind turbines and heading to the offshore construction site about 130 kilometres off the east coast of Yorkshire, the UK. […]

  • 9 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has signed a contract to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm during the project’s offshore construction which is scheduled to commence this year. SMC will deliver a turnkey package comprising a range of services, including above-water offshore balance of plant works which includes statutory […]

  • 8 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG (TWB) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Deutsche Bahn for electricity generated at the Trianel Windpark Borkum I offshore wind farm in Germany. Under the agreement, TWB will supply Deutsche Bahn with wind power from the North Sea in the coming year. As part of the […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Renewables and state-owned enterprise Metsähallitus have entered into a reservation agreement, granting five years of exclusive rights to develop the 2 GW Pooki wind farm offshore Finland. Development works are scheduled to commence as early as August 2023. The reservation agreement gives Skyborn Renewables the exclusive right to continue surveys in the area, where the […]

  • 25 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global offshore wind developer Corio Generation and Norwegian renewable energy business Å Energi have established Nordvegen Vind, a joint venture aiming to bid for the Utsira Nord floating offshore wind site in Norway. Nordvegen is the name for the old shipping route which for more than 3,000 years has been a gateway for maritime trade […]

  • 14 June 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Engineering researchers, from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, have won a GBP 125,000 grant from renewables investor Greencoat UK Wind to develop their innovative wind turbine recycling process. The researchers are developing a technique to turn old wind turbine blades into powders that could be used to protect engineering and structural components, including new […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    ProCon Wind Energy has been selected to conduct electrical outfitting works on the 1 GW Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. ProCon Wind Energy will be delivering the detailed electrical engineering as well as facilitating the procurement and supply of electrical components for monopiles, suspended internal platforms (SIPs), and external platforms. The […]

  • 12 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has revealed that it will invest in Dutch floating wind technology developer TouchWind and will obtain a minority share in the company. TouchWind is developing a floating wind turbine with a tilting, angled one-piece rotor. A small-scale prototype was installed in May at Fieldlab Green Economy Westvoorne in […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7, has selected Fugro to conduct a metocean survey for the proposed Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Scheduled to begin in September, the survey will run for approximately twelve months and gather essential meteorological, oceanographic, and environmental data, said Fugro. These insights […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new jack-up vessel Voltaire has arrived in the port of Able Seaton, UK, from where it is set to start installing GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in early July. Jan De Nul took delivery of Voltaire from China’s COSCO Shipping Shipyard at the end […]

  • 10 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    BP, a global leader in the energy industry, has confirmed its participation at Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2023. The company will join as one of the sponsors and exhibitors on what is already becoming a very exciting exhibition floor. Moreover, BP will take part in the OEEC programme, both on The Stage and […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first two wind turbines have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction. According to a Notice of Operations from the project, the first wind turbine was installed on the 29th of August […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Renewable energy developer Landinfra Energy is exploring the conditions for the development of up to 8 GW of offshore wind in the Swedish economic zone and Swedish territorial waters. The company has selected nine areas along the Swedish coast where the conditions for offshore wind will be investigated. The areas are Falkenberg/Halmstad, Baltic Edge, Öland/Hoburg […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind and ESB, the developers of the proposed Oriel Wind Farm in Ireland, plan to continue working towards the delivery of the project despite it not being awarded a contract in the country’s first offshore wind auction. The two companies join SSE Renewables, whose Arklow Bank II also did not win a contract in this […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Norway-headquartered Brunvoll has received orders for the delivery of propulsion and manoeuvring packages for Purus Wind’s new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) and for ESVAGT and Hav Design’s Service Operations Vessel (SOV), respectively. Purus Wind and VARD selected the Norwegian company as the supplier of CSOV propulsion and manoeuvring packages. The delivery is for two […]

  • 17 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    ESVAGT has chosen Norway-headquartered HAV Design to develop another methanol-fuelled service operation vessel (SOV) that will become an integral part of Ørsted’s UK East Coast Hub. HAV Design will deliver both the ship design and an integrated equipment package including the propulsion system, engines, propellers, and positioning system. The newbuild hybrid vessel is of HAV […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Grid Connection

    Energinet and 50Hertz have issued a periodic indicative notice to carry out a market investigation on the planned procurement of cable systems regarding the Bornholm Energy Island (BEI) project for establishing the required cable connections from/to Bornholm. This market investigation is a process that aims at the interaction between employers and potential suppliers prior to […]

  • 17 July 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Power-to-X, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s survey vessel Fugro Brasilis has arrived at the Port of Willemstad in Curaçao ahead of offshore surveys the company will perform as the Curaçao government is working on identifying areas for floating wind development. The work, scheduled to start today (17 July) and take place until 29 July, follows a memorandum of understanding (MOU) […]

  • 10 May 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has joined Korean industry leaders in the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to produce a feasibility study for a near-shore floating platform of green hydrogen production and liquefaction. The feasibility study will be included in a report from the Jeolla Province to determine the viability of developing […]