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  • 5 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have said that they are looking at early delivery of their two floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea, called Llywelyn and Petroc, which have grid connections secured and almost a year’s worth of bird surveys already completed. “As our joint venture has already undertaken considerable work including bird surveys, […]

  • 15 February 2022

    French energy major TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian engineering consultant company Semar in the development of the Honeymooring solution for floating offshore wind turbines. The mooring design is based on the traditional technologies from the mooring of oil & gas floating structures. Once a turbine is installed on a floater, it is anchored to […]

  • 4 May 2022

    Belgium-headquartered DEME has revealed that the “revolutionary” offshore installation vessel Orion officially joined its fleet. The vessel arrived last month at DEME offshore base near Vlissingen in the Netherlands after sailing out of Bremerhaven, Germany. Orion is equipped with Liebherr’s Heavy Lift Crane 295000 which has a maximum capacity of 5,000 tonnes and a maximum […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have invited potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate in a market dialogue concerning the upcoming procurements related to the Bornholm Energy Island offshore wind farm and other future wind farms. Denmark is currently in the process of establishing two energy islands, one in the North Sea, and […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Seawind Ocean Technology has announced a collaboration with Singapore-based SeaTech Solutions International on the design of semi-submersible floating platforms. Under the agreement, SeaTech will provide Seawind with the basic design of the semi-submersible floating platform according to international standards and specifications. Upon finalising the basic draft, SeaTech will then provide a full design package of […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Rovco has signed a contract with Van Oord to carry out subsea investigation works on the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch Sea. Under the contract, Rovco will perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) investigation and identification campaign, as well as survey work across nominated locations on the offshore wind farm […]

  • 31 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Germany-headquartered renewable energy developer wpd offshore plans to build two offshore wind farms in Romania’s sector of the Black Sea and has already summitted application documents with the Romanian government. Wpd said that it officially applied for the development of the two offshore wind projects in July 2021 and that it had established separate project […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium consisting of Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C has appointed Irish offshore engineering company Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) to conduct the basic and detailed engineering for geotechnical and seismic design for both offshore substations of the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan. The design work is expected to be completed Q2/Q3 of […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has tasked the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) with conducting surveys in connection with awarding acreage for offshore wind. The NPD will plan and implement a tendering process for preliminary surveys in the areas of Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord, which were opened for applications for renewable energy […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has issued regulations containing rules for the upcoming licensing of the Hollandse Kust (west) VI and Hollandse Kust (west) VII offshore wind zones in the North Sea. As reported, the auction for the two sites will open for bids on 14 April and close on 12 […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement to divest 50 per cent of its 1.3 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK to a consortium comprising AXA IM Alts and Crédit Agricole Assurances for GBP 3 billion (approximately EUR 3.6 billion). The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2022, once the […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Semco Maritime has received an order for a conceptual design study for a 500 MW offshore substation, including a jacket foundation, for Swancor Renewable Energy’s Formosa 4 offshore wind project in Miaoli County, Taiwan. The Danish company will carry out the scope of work with assistance from partners PTSC M&C in Vietnam, ISC Consulting Engineers […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind is looking at the Scottish oil & gas electrification tender as one of the opportunities for bidding and is also eyeing France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Vietnam as further prospective markets, according to the company’s latest presentation on annual results. Aker Offshore Wind’s net portfolio jumped from 1.5 GW in 2020 […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Industry, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a series of online modules to support those new to the offshore wind industry by covering topics from project inception to decommissioning. The publicly available online modules explain how offshore wind farms are planned, the consenting processes involved in building and operating them, and the role offshore […]

  • 14 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The supplier selection procedure for the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind project in Poland is about to commence, with key contracts for the project to be signed within the next six months, according to the latest press release from Baltic Power, a joint venture between Polish PKN ORLEN and Canadian Northland Power. “Key contracts […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) has been awarded GBP 8.6 million (EUR 10.1 million) in funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the ERM Dolpyn floating wind-to-hydrogen project. The funding will be used for offshore demonstration trials to evaluate systems during 2023 which will produce […]

  • 25 May 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The MSPAR floating wind turbine foundation has passed model tests and is now ready for Approval in Principle (AIP) and a full-scale prototype, according to South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Netherlands-based Monobase Wind, which plan to roll out the prototype in 2023/2024. The tests were conducted on a 1/44 scale MSPAR model at the Océanide facilities in South-East […]

  • 26 January 2022

    After winning the tender for the construction and operation of the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm last month, RWE has now signed a concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Danish Government. The concession grants RWE the right to build and operate the offshore wind farm for 30 years, during which […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch marine engineering and offshore energy company, SBM Offshore, has taken the first step towards applying for a marine licence to build two floating wind farms offshore Northern Ireland. SBM Offshore, which has set up a company named North Channel Wind to develop and build the projects, has completed site characterisation and commenced a scoping […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    There should be no limiting criteria for the producers and buyers of green hydrogen on the use of electricity to produce it, RWE said in a comment on a proposed delegated act in the EU which would permit only electricity from newly built, unsubsidised wind and solar energy farms to generate green hydrogen by 2026, […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    German energy company RWE has won an operations and maintenance (O&M) services contract for the London Array offshore wind farm, in which RWE holds a 30 per cent stake. Under the ten-year O&M contract, the company will start delivering services for the offshore wind farm in early 2023. According to RWE, over the past year, […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Irish marine and aerial survey company Ondine has been awarded aerial baseline and geophysical investigation survey contracts for the Lir Offshore Array located off the east coast of Ireland. Survey works commenced in March 2022, utilising the multipurpose vessel Kommandor Iona and the Ondine Aer, Ondine said. Lir Offshore Array will comprise around 200 wind […]

  • 24 February 2022

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has partnered with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to support the development of the US floating offshore wind sector. According to ORE Catapult, the floating wind will likely be a primary source of US offshore wind capacity in the coming decades as much of their estimated 2,000 GW capacity […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 13 January 2022

    A Jones Act-compliant Subsea Rock Installation Vessel, the first such ship to enter the US market, is to be built to ABS Class by Philly Shipyard, Inc. for the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC. The vessel will transport and strategically deposit loads of up to 20,000 MT of rock on the seabed, laying […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services on all three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the UK northeast coast. Under the contract, SMC will deliver a turnkey marine coordination personnel service to support construction operations at the offshore wind farm. “We have been […]