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  • 23 April 2024
    Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Power-to-X

    The first of the 23 caissons being built for Princess Elisabeth Island in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, is almost finished and will be immersed in the North Sea this summer. The artificial Belgian energy island is a world first. A Belgian consortium comprising DEME and Jan De Nul (TM Edison) is building the foundations of the […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has completed the sale of its 32 per cent shareholding in Spain’s Windar Renovables to Bridgepoint. The sale was first announced in May of last year. Bridgepoint is a quoted private asset growth investor, specialised in private equity and private debt. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has issued a statement in response to claims that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project was delayed saying the project was on schedule and that the installation vessel Orion would start construction between 6 and 8 May. “On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its group company Hokutaku have completed the construction of a training facility specializing in practical operation and maintenance (O&M) of offshore wind power generation on the premises of Hokutaku’s Kyushu Branch in Japan. According to MOL, this is the first training facility in Japan to use the transition piece (TP). […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Euroports and the Port of Hanko have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish a wind hub at the Port of Hanko in Koverhar, Finland. According to Euroports, the initiative positions the harbour, situated in the southernmost part of the country, as a central place in the offshore wind supply chain, tackling the critical […]

  • 31 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics

    RWE and Smålandshamnar AB, which operates the Swedish Port of Oskarshamn, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the port’s potential to become a Baltic Sea offshore wind hub. The aim of the collaboration is to explore whether the port could be a suitable harbour for the logistics, installation, loading, operations and maintenance […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC), the largest electric power company in Greece, has agreed to acquire the developer of a 216 MW wind farm located in the offshore area of Alexandroupolis. PPC Renewables, the utility’s renewables arm, and the Copelouzos and Samaras Groups have signed an agreement for the acquisition of shares of the […]

  • 7 June 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces (TPs) destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded in at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the US. In April, MV Sun Rise departed from the quayside of CS Wind Offshore in Aalborg, Denmark, loaded with six TPs for the 2.6 GW CVOW […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom

    Corio Generation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Power Generation Joint Stock Corporation 3 (EVNGENCO3), a subsidiary of Vietnam Electricity (EVN), to collaborate in preparing long-term strategies for offshore wind project development. The MOU between Corio, a portfolio company of Macquarie Asset Management, and the subsidiary of Vietnam’s largest state-owned power company, is […]

  • 3 June 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Xuwen Dongsan Offshore Wind Power Demonstration Project, a joint venture between Mingyang Smart Energy and German BASF, has received approval in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, China. China’s Mingyang and the world’s largest chemicals producer, German BASF, created a joint venture in July 2023 to build and operate a 500 MW offshore wind farm in China. […]

  • 17 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    After winning development rights for the Liivi 2 site, Ignitis Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have now also secured the second offshore wind area offered in Estonia’s first offshore wind tender, having placed the highest bid of EUR 1.16 million for the Liivi 1 site. The partners won the tender for the adjacent Liivi […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    A letter of intent has been signed between the City of Szczecin and Windar Polska, strengthening the company’s cooperation for the construction of its new facility in Poland. “The signing of the letter is another important step for the economic development of Szczecin. We want to be actively involved in the process of building a […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie Asset Management has reached an agreement to divest a 10 per cent stake in the 714 MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm to NTR, on behalf of the L&G NTR Clean Power (Europe) Fund and the Development Bank of Japan. Following this transaction, Macquarie Asset Management will retain a 10 per cent stake […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first steel cutting of the monopiles for RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark has taken place at Dajin Offshore Heavy Industry’s Penglai facility in China, marking the start of the project’s construction phase. In April 2023, Dajin was selected to deliver 36 monopiles as well as secondary structures and electrical outfitting for the […]

  • 29 March 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has received several applications in the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Beta offshore wind tender, according to the government agency which closed the application period at 5 p.m. (CET) on 28 March. RVO will now assess the applications in collaboration with two expert committees and expects to announce the […]

  • 8 January 2024
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BHS) has issued a planning approval decision for 50Hertz’s Ostwind 3 offshore wind grid connection in the Baltic Sea. According to BHS, the new standard for connecting offshore wind farms, the so-called 66 kV direct connection concept, is being implemented, that does not require the construction of additional substation platforms […]

  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Research & Development, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has unveiled its plans to establish a single organisation that will encompass technology, manufacturing, and global procurement to accelerate ramp-up and industrialisation. The company is merging its technology organisation (CTO) and manufacturing and global procurement organisation (COO) into one technology and operations organisation (CTOO). The new organisation will be headed […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The four transformers for the substations that will receive and transmit the electricity produced by the Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm to the mainland have arrived in New York, according to a social media post by Siemens Energy, which is supplying the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for the 924 MW offshore wind project […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Industry

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based Marine Coordination Services (MCS), a specialist provider of marine coordination and offshore project services. MCS will join the OEG Renewables (“OEGR”) division, further expanding OEG’s marine coordination capabilities and opening new market opportunities to offer integrated service solutions in the European offshore wind sector. “We […]

  • 9 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Japanese company, Chubu Electric Power, has completed the acquisition of 30 per cent of equity shares of Ecowende, a joint venture between Eneco and Shell that is developing a large-scale offshore wind farm at the Hollandse Kust West Site VI in the Netherlands. This follows the agreement Chubu signed with Eneco in February this […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Incheon Metropolitan City, South Korea, to cooperate on developing a regional offshore wind sector. The aim of the agreement is to establish a local wind power industry driven by Ørsted’s 1.6 GW offshore wind project off the coast of Incheon, the developer said. Through this collaboration, Incheon […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    France-headquartered Technip Energies and Dutch-based SBM Offshore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the creation of a floating offshore wind joint venture, EkWiL. EkWiL will be a floating wind offshore wind pure play, capable of proposing a wide range of solutions to clients, the companies said. “Our aim is to become a recognized […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the construction of a service base that will serve the Baltic Power offshore wind farm, a joint project between ORLEN Group and Northland Power, has begun in Łeba, Poland. The service base in Łeba will be ready in 2025, one year before the Baltic Power offshore wind farm becomes operational. The service base […]

  • 17 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Glamox has won a contract from Denmark’s Bladt Industries to provide lighting for 176 wind turbine transition pieces (TPs) for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in the US. Glamox will provide 2,850 of its new Glamox MIR G2 WOF linear LED luminaires, specially designed for marine and offshore wind applications, that will be fitted to […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines, an Iberdrola subsidiary, has achieved a milestone by initiating power production from half of the wind turbines at the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The commissioning of the project is gradual and will continue until spring 2024, said the developer. Located 16 kilometres off the northwest coast of France in […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a planning approval decision for the DolWin4 offshore grid connection in Germany’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea. DolWin4, the first offshore grid connection system being implemented by German transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion Offshore, will go into operation in 2028 and connect […]