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  • 16 May 2014

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited, KOWL, has revealed plans for, what could be, the world’s first floating wind array. KOWL, a joint venture between Pilot Offshore Renewables and Atkins, wants to deploy eight wind turbine generators, with individual capacity no less than 6MW, on semi-submersible floating platforms near the Dog Hole off Aberdeen. The wind farm […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 27 April 2020
    Vessels

    Fugro has secured a long-term contract for two remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and a full survey positioning package on Global Marine Group’s Normand Clipper. Global Marine Group (GMG) is in the process of upgrading the Normand Clipper in preparation for projects this summer. Both the ROV systems and the survey package will be installed ready […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred supplier for the Groix & Belle-Île floating offshore wind project in France. MHI Vestas will provide its 9.5MW units, which means that the number of offshore wind turbines at the demonstration project will be reduced from four to three. “Installing the 9.5 MW machine for […]

  • 17 December 2018

    The UK is marking a record this year as it added more than 2GW of offshore wind capacity to the grid, which can produce enough clean electricity to power over 2,300,000 households per year. 

  • 1 July 2020
    Training & Education

    Survivex has invested more than GBP 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards, and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector until now, said that with […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.

  • 14 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    OutSmart, a Dutch-German group providing offshore wind farm management services – in which Deutsche Windtechnik recently acquired 70% stake – has announced new offshore wind contracts in three European countries.

  • 14 November 2017

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables met in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday, 14 November, to debate future opportunities for UK’s floating offshore wind.

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland’s operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) has selected V164-10.0 MW turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for its 30MW floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean. Once installed in 2022, EFGL will feature the world’s most powerful wind turbines in commercial operation, MHI Vestas said. The project, developed by a consortium including Engie […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power has unveiled a new brand identity and logo as part of a rebranding initiative that embodies the company’s new stage in the deployment and commercialization of its floating wind technology.

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A number of consented offshore wind projects present a big opportunity to get BiFab back on its feet, according to the Scottish Government. BiFab was acquired by Canadian JV Driver in April as part of the government’s intervention to save the Fife-based company, however, it still needs new contracts to secure its future operation. 

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse granted planning consent to the two-turbine Dounreay Trì Floating Wind Demonstration Project on 17 March.

  • 10 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has completed the first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site utilising the new multi-function pre-lay plough. Mobilised on the Havila Jupiter, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in the Danish Baltic Sea in April, following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions close by. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Industry Contribution

      For a long time, the development of offshore wind was little contested by other sea uses in the North Sea. Whilst there were objections from fishermen due to limiting their access to sea space and tourism representatives concerned by visual impacts on the coast, few spatial conflicts were the order of the day. But […]

  • 10 December 2019