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  • 6 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    The international marine environmental consulting and survey company, CSA Ocean Sciences, has been granted a non-exclusive General Offshore Geophysical Survey permit which allows the firm to conduct low-energy marine surveys within a three-mile zone from the mean high tide line along California’s coast. The permit, granted by the California State Lands Commission (CSLC), allows CSA […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Dajin Heavy Industry has delivered the final batch of eight XXL monopiles for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. In June 2022, Dajin Heavy Industry was contracted by the wind farm’s developer, Ocean Winds, to supply 48 XXL monopiles for the project. The units weigh about 2,000 tonnes and have […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Vineyard Northeast’s proposed offshore wind project, located offshore Nantucket, Massachusetts. The publication of the NOI in the Federal Register opened a 45-day public comment period […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Innovation, Research & Development

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a USD 14.5 million funding opportunity to address challenges in marine and ocean renewable energy industries and to encourage innovation. DOE’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) and Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) issued a funding notice on 16 January, inviting domestic institutions of higher education, including minority-serving […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following a retrofit campaign, TDI-Brooks’ new research vessel has arrived on the US East Coast where it will perform offshore wind work. The RV Nautilus, formerly known as Nautical Geo, reached the shores of the East Coast on 3 March after undergoing a six-month retrofit in Las Palmas. The 75-metre-long, 2000-built DP2 vessel will provide support […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Clean Air Act permit to Empire Offshore Wind, owned by Equinor. The air quality analysis, conducted by EPA, showed that the impacts on air quality from the construction and operation of the offshore wind project will not cause or contribute to a violation of federal air […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    On 29 November, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy directed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to launch the fourth offshore wind solicitation in early 2024. New Jersey’s fourth solicitation project awards are expected in early 2025. The Governor’s action reaffirms the State’s commitment to achieving a 100 per cent clean energy economy by […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US joint venture between BP and Equinor has agreed with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to terminate the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project that recently obtained federal approval. The move comes after the joint venture, and two […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Ulsan Floating Offshore Wind Association, representing five offshore wind developers, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ulsan Floating Offshore Wind Power Fishermen’s Countermeasures Committee and Ulsan Suhyup (National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives) to cooperate on offshore wind developments in Ulsan, South Korea. On 23 April, the parties involved gathered at the Ulsan […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s vessel Orion has installed its first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company’s jack-up vessel Apollo is also joining the offshore work, taking care of installing the transition pieces at the construction site. Orion is performing monopile installation in addition to Bokalift 2, which kicked […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces (TPs) for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded onto the heavy load carrier, Sun Rise, and are en route to the US East Coast. On 24 April, MV Sun Rise left the quayside of CS WIND Offshore (previously known as Bladt Industries) in Aalborg, […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, R&D, Research & Development

    Ørsted and Van Oord, through their Ocean Health initiative, will install innovative droppable oyster structures at the 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands to introduce European flat oysters and improve biodiversity in the wind farm. The new installation method will allow affordable and manual deployment of oyster broodstock, according to Ørsted. […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Denmark-headquartered K2 Management (K2M) has been selected by Pacifico Energy Korea as the Owner’s Engineer for the first phase of a 3.2 GW offshore wind project in South Korea. The MyeongRyang Offshore Wind Project is the initial phase of a larger 3.2 GW offshore wind complex off the coast of Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do in South Korea, […]

  • 13 December 2023
    R&D, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Turbines

    Mingyang Smart Energy has rolled out its MySE 18.X-20MW wind turbine at its Shanwei manufacturing base in China. As the world’s largest offshore wind turbine in capacity and rotor diameter, the MySE 18.X-20MW wind turbine aims to lower Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) and ensures long-term returns for customers, according to the company. Evolving from […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Equipment, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Axess Technologies has signed a contract for the supply of an export cable pull-in system that will be mounted on the offshore substation at the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US. The offshore substation will be delivered by the Singapore-based company Seatrium. Under the contract with Seatrium, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine […]

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

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for Avangrid’s New England Wind offshore wind project and is expected to approve its Construction and Operations Plan this Summer, which would clear the two-phased development for construction. The first offshore wind farm could enter the construction stage in 2025. […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York, the US. With this approval secured, the developer is planning to start the construction of Empire Wind 1 later this year. The approved plan includes the construction and operation […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the testing of suction bucket jacket foundations at the Beacon Wind offshore wind lease area, owned by BP, which filed an application to perform the tests last year together with its then-joint venture partner Equinor. In March 2023, the Beacon Wind joint venture submitted a […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the installation of the two offshore substations (OSS) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site has started, with Boskalis’s DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 currently moored in the Port of Nigg with the components for the first OSS on board. The Moray West project team notified about the commencement of the OSS […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Read the latest news on CVOW here: 2.6 GW US Project Receives Final Federal Permit, Monopile Installation to Start in May The DP3 installation vessel Orion, owned and operated by the Belgian offshore construction specialist DEME, has sailed out of Invergordon in Scotland and is now en route to the United States, where it will […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Beacon Wind offshore wind project in the US could feature suction bucket jacket foundations as the developer – a joint venture between BP and Equinor which is in the process of moving towards BP taking full ownership of Beacon Wind – requested approval to perform suction bucket tests as part of the site investigation […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Ports & Logistics

    Australia’s Port of Newcastle could accommodate, with required investments, all stages of development of floating offshore wind projects in the Hunter offshore wind zone and across Australasia, a study commissioned by the port has shown. The 1,854 km2 Hunter offshore wind zone area has been identified to accommodate 5 GW of offshore wind development, which […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Project Updates, Vessels

    The United States’ first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, has been launched to water at Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. The vessel, which will be operated by Dominion Energy’s subsidiary Blue Ocean Energy Marine, was launched after the welding of the hull and the commissioning of the vessel’s four legs and related […]

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

    The US federal government and the Maryland state government will work jointly to identify additional areas offshore Maryland that will house future offshore wind projects. This was announced on 11 December, following the release of the proposed sale notice for two wind energy areas (WEAs) in the Central Atlantic, one off Delaware and Maryland, and […]