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  • 16 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource’s Revolution Wind offshore wind farm has achieved its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the project’s first turbine foundation offshore the US. Located approximately 15 miles (about 24 kilometres) south of the Rhode Island coast and 32 miles (approximately 51 kilometres) southeast of the Connecticut coast, Revolution Wind is […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has been granted authorisation from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to link the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into New York’s transmission system. Approved on 1 March, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) executed between Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project, New York ISO (NYISO), and Consolidated Edison Company of New […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Vessels

    Marco Polo Marine’s Taiwanese subsidiary company PKR Offshore has signed a framework agreement with Siemens Gamesa for crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will serve offshore wind projects in Taiwan and South Korea. The agreement will go into effect this year, including a CTV charter in Korea that will start in the fourth quarter of this […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Denmark’s Cadeler has signed an offshore wind turbine installation contract for the vessel, Wind Scylla, with an undisclosed client. The contract has a value between USD 75 million and USD 150 million, including both the firm period and potential options. The installation work is planned to commence in 2025. During the project duration, spanning between […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has approved the feasibility study report for European Energy’s Jammerland Bay (Jammerland Bugt) offshore wind farm, a 240 MW project off the Danish coast that is soon to be majority-owned by TotalEnergies. The feasibility study report now greenlighted by the DEA consists of an environmental impact report with associated annexes. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Vessels

    A keel-laying ceremony has been held for Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Wind Maker, at Hanwha Ocean, formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, in South Korea. Eneti, which merged with Cadeler last year, placed an order with Hanwha Ocean for two Gusto MSC NG16000X jack-up vessels in 2021. Wind Maker, formerly known […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has revealed its Plan for Program Bornholm Energy Island, outlining the framework for the future energy island at Bornholm and the adjacent coastal areas. The project is planned to consist of an offshore wind farm south of Bornholm with a 3.8 GW capacity as well as high-voltage installations on Bornholm […]

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

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for two wind projects offshore New Jersey that are being developed by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and EDF-RE Offshore Development. If approved, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Project 1 and Atlantic Shores Offshore […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    RWE and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar have appointed Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, to carry out geotechnical seabed surveys at the Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind project sites in the UK. Located over 100 kilometres off the northeastern coast of England, the DBS offshore wind farm will be split across two sites, DBS East and DBS West, […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Australian Government has launched a consultation on an offshore wind development zone in the Indian Ocean off the Bunbury region in Western Australia (WA) that could host up to 20 GW of offshore wind. The Commonwealth is seeking feedback on a proposed area, which is 7,674 square kilometres and at least 20 kilometres from […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Vessels

    Ørsted and the US shipbuilder Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) officially christened the first-ever US-built service operations vessel (SOV), ECO Edison, at the Port of New Orleans on 11 May. The construction of the vessel started in March 2022 at ECO’s shipyard in Louisiana, where ECO marked a 50-per cent completion milestone in April last year. […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Planning & Permitting, Power-to-X

    OX2 and Ingka Investments are expected to submit an application for another offshore wind-to-hydrogen project to the Swedish authorities, after the partners recently applied for a permit to build a similar project off the coast of Blekinge. The second energy hub combining offshore wind energy and green hydrogen production for which the partners are expected […]

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

    The County Administrative Board of Gotland has granted a Natura 2000 permit for the 5.5 GW Aurora offshore wind farm in Sweden, being developed by OX2 and the investment arm of IKEA parent, Ingka Group. When granting the project Natura 2000 permit, the County Administrative Board agrees with other authorities that the wind farm can […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Haewoori Offshore Wind 2 and 3, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner’s (CIP) floating offshore wind projects in South Korea, have awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for the floating foundations. Haewoori 2 and 3 are planned to have a capacity of 500 MW each. The floating offshore wind projects […]

  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Deep Wind Offshore and the Swedish electric power distribution company, Ellevio, have entered into a long-term partnership to connect offshore wind power to the grid. The collaboration aims to explore new models for onshore and offshore grids, and new solutions that can accelerate climate adaptation for industrial customers. The primary focus of the collaboration is […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Masdar have signed a contract with marine technology and data acquisition company, Ocean Infinity, for 3D ultra high-resolution seismic (UHRS) geophysical surveys at the Dogger Bank South (DBS) West offshore wind farm in the UK. Located over 100 kilometres off the northeastern coast of England, DBS will be split across two sites, DBS East […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) have signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SMBT). The revitalized SMBT will play a key role in Equinor’s development of the Empire Wind offshore wind project as a staging and assembly […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commissioned all wind turbines at the offshore wind farm Vesterhav Syd in Denmark, which is now fully operational and feeding power into the Danish grid. Vesterhav Syd (South) is part of Vattenfall’s 344 MW Vesterhav duo, whose Vesterhav Nord (North) wind farm the company expects to connect to the grid during the first […]

  • 30 April 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Brazilian oil and gas major Petrobras and the government of Rio Grande do Norte have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study for a pilot offshore wind project in the state. The MoU foresees that the Brazilian state will promote actions such as aligning the project with state programmes and policies, supporting […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Six energy companies have joined forces and formed the Philippine-based offshore wind industry organisation to provide expertise and technical resource to accelerate the development of offshore wind projects in the country. The organisation, named Pilipinas Offshore Wind Energy Resource Inc. (POWER), is formed by the following energy companies: Acen Corporation (ACEN), The Blue Circle (TBC), […]

  • 20 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Several areas offshore Sweden where Ørsted is planning to build wind farms have been designated as energy areas by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management in the review version of the country’s new marine plans for the Baltic Sea. Ørsted has identified several locations in Sweden for the construction of offshore wind farms. […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Vestas has received a firm order from Thyborøn-Harboøre Vindmøllelaug I/S af 2002 for a V236-15.0 MW wind turbine to be installed directly on the waterfront in the Port of Thyborøn in the northwestern part of Denmark. The order comprises one V236-15.0 MW wind turbine and includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the unit. The order […]

  • 26 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    In what is described as a “strong start of the year”, Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, reported a 9 per cent revenue growth for the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period last year, said to be due to ongoing significant growth in offshore wind projects. Revenue in the first quarter was EUR […]

  • 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 […]