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  • 26 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s specialised floating installation vessel Orion has installed the offshore substation for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 wind farm, a first in the US, said the Belgium-based company. With a weight of more than 3,500 tonnes, this was the single heaviest lift of the entire construction campaign, according to Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between […]

  • 8 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore works have begun at the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US with the first of 62 foundations installed by DEME’s specialised floating installation vessel Orion. Vineyard Wind 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the country and the first of several US wind farm projects in DEME’s […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the go-ahead to the Ocean Wind 1 project, New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm and the third commercial-scale project of this kind in the US. The developer Ørsted is now set to begin construction this autumn, starting with onshore infrastructure. BOEM has issued the Record […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside and the jacket foundation for the Vineyard Wind 1 project have left the quay at Bladt Industries’ production site in Southern Denmark heading for its destination 35 miles from mainland Massachusetts, USA. The sail-away is on time according to the original schedule and is a major milestone for the project team […]

  • 30 May 2023

    Monopile installation work has started at the Vineyard Wind 1 site offshore Massachusetts, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the US and the Americas. DEME’s installation vessel Orion which, according to AIS data available online, will reach the project site today (30 May), will install the first six monopiles and accompanying transition pieces (TPs) […]

  • 18 April 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy lift vessel Seaway Strashnov has returned to the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm site to resume the installation of monopile foundations. Meanwhile, the crane vessel Thialf has installed the jacket foundation for the Dogger Bank A offshore substation and will soon move on to the installation of the topside. The foundation installation on […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GE Vernova’s Offshore Wind business have signed a GBP 4 million (approximately EUR 4.6 million) agreement on a new research collaboration that will focus on enhancing turbine performance and improved operations and maintenance through smart technological solutions. The agreement, which follows GE and ORE Catapult’s ‘Stay Ashore’ programme, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the South Fork Wind site offshore New York, the state’s first offshore wind farm. The foundation will support the project’s offshore substation, which will also be installed in the coming days. Boskalis’s offshore installation vessel Bokalift 2 is transporting and installing the foundations, including the one for […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed six new contracts in the US offshore wind market for 2023, 2024, and 2025. In the coming year, Ampelmann’s motion-compensated gangway will assist in the hook-up, cabling, and commissioning of turbines on Vineyard Wind and South Fork Wind offshore wind farms, two of the first commercial-scale wind […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid which is building the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the US, has signed an agreement with the US company ThayerMahan for a pilot programme to deploy and test a secondary bubble curtain during the installation of foundations. A bubble curtain mitigates noise […]

  • 19 July 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has filed a complaint against Cape May County with the Superior Court of New Jersey as the developer has not yet received a permit required for investigation works at a section of a county road. The company says this is creating “a cascading and adverse effect” on the recently approved 1.1 GW Ocean Wind […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Several subsea operations are scheduled to soon commence at the sites of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, currently under construction off the North East coast of England. Later this month, NKT will begin nearshore intervention works in support of the installation of the Dogger Bank B export cable in the […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside built for the Dogger Bank A, the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK, has sailed away from Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway, on 16 March. In October 2019, Aibel was selected to deliver two platforms for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank A and B phases, with […]

  • 4 August 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Innovation, R&D, Research & Development

    X90 6 MW pre-commercial floating wind platform, which is part of the NextFloat project, has been granted the Statement of Feasibility from the classification society DNV. NextFloat project is aimed at accelerating the rollout of the next generation of floating wind technology for a competitive, more scalable, and industrial deployment. Launched in November last year […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Innovation, Project Updates, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Vattenfall, Norwegian AI technology start-up Spoor, and British Trust for Ornithology have teamed up on a project that will test AI technology in tracking 3D flight paths of seabirds flying near the wind turbine blades at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. The project has already started, with four cameras already installed and […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions (EEW SPC) has produced its heaviest monopile to date which is part of the order for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the USA. The German monopile manufacturer broke its own record, which was set in July 2022, when the company produced a 1,421-tonne monopile destined for […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Hitachi Energy and the Danish renewable energy developer, Ørsted, have extended their long-standing collaboration for offshore wind farms for three more years. Under the extended framework agreement, Hitachi Energy will continue to support Ørsted’s global offshore wind farms. At a visit to Hitachi Energy’s factory in Ludvika in Sweden, Ørsted’s country head of Sweden, Sebastian […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Windar Renovables has announced that the first transition piece has been upended for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind I offshore wind farm in the United States. First of a total of 62 transition pieces to be manufactured by Windar Renovables has been already upended in the Port of Avilés in Spain. In 2019, Windar Renovables […]

  • 12 September 2023
    Equipment, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has started a series of tank tests of floating wind and wave energy structures at the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave facility to explore the potential benefits the synergy between the two technologies could bring. The tank tests currently being completed by WES use sea states which are representative of one of […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    X1 Wind has announced that its floating offshore wind turbine prototype delivered first power to PLOCAN’s smart grid in the Canary Islands, Spain. First Power was fed from the prototype, installed at a 50-metre water depth in a downwind configuration, into PLOCAN’s offshore platform smart grid via a 1.4-kilometre subsea cable connected to a 20 […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Vessels

    Denmark’s A.P. Møller Holding (A.P. Moller Holding) has entered into an agreement to acquire Maersk Supply Service from A.P Møller – Mærsk. The ambition is to establish a leading offshore marine company servicing the offshore wind industry by building on the solid and extensive capabilities and assets, which Maersk Supply Service today offers mainly to […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE has submitted a plan to construct two new manufacturing facilities in New York if it wins a sufficient volume of orders from customers in the State’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind. GE proposed building the factories with Carver Companies at their Port of Coeymans site. Should GE receive sufficient […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has entered into a partnership with Shoreline Offshore to build a berthing and fueling area for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). The work will involve deploying two floating barges on Pope’s Island, New Bedford, and Shoreline Offshore upgrading its existing facilities, including adding fuel […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has entered into shipbuilding contracts for the construction of two additional Walk-to-Work Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs). The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet exercised options and entered into construction contracts with Hong Kong-based China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI) for the acquisition of two additional CSOVs. The firm yard price […]

  • 20 January 2023

    The offshore wind turbine installation vessel Aeolus has been fitted with a new, 133-metre-long crane boom at the Damen shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after Van Oord last year sent the vessel for its second crane upgrade to enable Aeolus to handle wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Back in 2018, the 2014-built Aeolus […]