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  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2024
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Titan Group has made the final investment decision (FID) to build a production facility for XXXL monopiles in Cuxhaven, Northern Germany. Up to EUR 300 million will be invested in the company, with production to ramp up next year. Titan Group said that more than 600 jobs will be created by the project. The […]

  • 11 January 2024
    Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Vestas has revealed plans to establish a new blade factory in Szczecin, Poland, where the company aims to produce blades for its flagship offshore wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW. The new offshore blade factory is planned to be located at a site in northern Szczecin, which Vestas acquired in February 2023. The factory is expected […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 MW of generation capacity from the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. SHS plans to use the green electricity produced by He Dreiht to power operations at the two major steel companies in the German state of […]

  • 12 June 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Storage, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has taken a final investment decision (FID) on battery energy storage for its 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK, where the developer will use a Tesla system with a capacity of 600 MWh and a power rating of 300 MW. The battery energy storage system (BESS) will be installed in […]

  • 11 December 2023

    Van Oord’s heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen will undergo upgrades including the extension of the gantry by 25 metres, making the vessel ready to handle the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind projects. The extension of the gantry crane makes the Svanen one of the largest heavy-lift installation vessels worldwide, Van Oord said. The […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first of three 880 MW offshore substations being built for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has arrived at the Bladt Industries production site in Aalborg, Denmark, for outfitting from a prefabrication site in Spain. In 2021, a consortium comprising Semco Maritime and Bladt Industries was awarded a contract for the supply […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Innovation, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has opened the National Floating Wind Innovation Centre (FLOWIC), which is said to be the world’s first dedicated innovation centre for floating offshore wind, in Aberdeen, Scotland. The GBP 9 million (approximately EUR 10.5 million) FLOWIC, located in Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone and delivered by ORE Catapult in collaboration with […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Offshore wind farms in the German and Dutch North Sea generated over 30 TWh of renewable power, according to the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The TSO transmitted around 19.24 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2023 and another 11.54 TWh entered the Netherlands, which is an increase […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business development, Cables, Floating Wind, Foundations, Vessels

    Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has developed a new subsea vessel for floating and fixed installations in the offshore wind market, as well as for offshore oil & gas. Ulstein said that the SX232 is based on three core principles, including an optimized hull design based on the Ulstein Twin X-Stern, a smart power and propulsion […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first six foundations for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded onto DEME Group’s installation vessel, Orion. In addition, work on the second offshore substation for the 2.6 GW project has started at CS Wind Offshore’s production site in Aalborg, Denmark. The first six monopiles, which are produced by EEW […]

  • 10 June 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Dutch government plans to invite tenders for two new offshore wind sites, IJmuiden Ver Gamma and Nederwiek 1, by the end of the third quarter of 2025. The two areas will add a further 4 GW of offshore wind capacity to the grid in the Netherlands. The procedure for granting permits for the two […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has received the last two major federal approvals needed to begin construction of its 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach in the US. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) provided its final approval of CVOW’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP), which […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) will consolidate its existing direct and indirect offshore wind holdings into Reventus Power, its UK-based portfolio company, which will become its dedicated global offshore wind platform. Subject to customary approvals, the move will see Reventus Power growing its teams in the UK, Germany, Poland and Portugal to form […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s heavy lift vessel, Orion, has installed the first monopile foundation for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the US. The first six monopiles were loaded onto DEME Group’s Orion this month, and the vessel headed to the offshore construction site approximately 43 […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Subsea7 has reported a “robust” backlog of USD 10.4 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, with tendering activity high in both the subsea and offshore wind sectors. To remind, in the financial results for the full year of 2023, Subsea7 reported it had secured USD 7.4 billion of contract awards […]

  • 4 January 2024

    Cadeler’s offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Wind Peak, has been launched at Cosco Shipyard in Qidong, China. According to the Danish company, the launching of Wind Peak is a critical milestone that marks the completion of the vessel’s hull. The construction of the vessel was a result of two years of intricate engineering and […]

  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Industry

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), the operator of an 85-turbine wind farm off northeast Scotland, has agreed to make a payment of GBP 33.14 million (approximately EUR 39 million) after admitting it breached energy market rules. BOWL, the operator of the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, admitted to breaching one of its licence conditions […]

  • 28 February 2024
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels

    K Line Wind Service, together with Japan Marine United Corporation and Nihon Shipyard, has been jointly granted Approval in Principle (AiP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for the design concept of the multifunctional floating offshore wind farm support vessel (MFSV). The MFSV is designed to perform whole mooring works efficiently for floating offshore wind turbine […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Project Updates

    CADEMO Corporation, established by Floventis Energy, and California Community Power (CC Power) have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the 60 MW CADEMO floating wind project off the California coast. The collaborative engagement under the MOU could ultimately lead to the two parties entering a power purchase agreement (PPA). The project, proposed to […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed the installation of all foundations and inter-array cables at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen installed the final monopile in September and the company has now put all the transition pieces (TPs) in place. The TPs were installed […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Principle Power’s WindFloat, PelaStar, Technip Energies’ INO15, Stiesdal’s Tetra Triple-One, and Esteyco’s WHEEL floating wind platforms are the winners of the second phase of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize in the United States, set up to support technologies that can facilitate mass production and deployment of floating wind turbines. Each of the five […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Supply Chain, Transition

    RenewableUK, the Offshore Wind Industry Council, The Crown Estate and Crown Estate Scotland have published an Industrial Growth Plan, setting out how to triple offshore wind manufacturing capacity over the next ten years in the UK. The UK offshore wind industry already employs 32,000 people and each new large offshore wind farm adds GBP 2-3 […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is establishing a new bidding zone that will enter into force with the commissioning of Bornholm Energy Island, the agency announced on 18 December. The bidding zone is being established based on a structural congestion identified by Energinet, the Danish transmission system operator (TSO), in the electricity transmission grid that […]

  • 6 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    PGE and Ørsted have signed a contract with DNV for certification of components of the Baltica 2, which is the first stage of the Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Poland. The scope of work for DNV on Baltica 2 includes providing a design compliance certificate confirming the compliance of the technical designs with international […]