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  • 23 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has shared an image of a blade starting its journey from Denmark to the USA where it will be installed on one of five Haliade 150-6MW turbines on the Block Island wind farm and become one of the first blades to start spinning in US waters. The first of five nacelles has also departed GE’s factory […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has shared an image of two of the five Haliade 150 6MW nacelles ready to be loaded and start their journey across the Atlantic to the Port of Providence, Rhode Island, and become the heart of the first turbines ever to generate power offshore the USA at the 30MW Block Island wind […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Water USA has been providing hub logistics services to General Electric (GE) in the Port of Providence, Rhode Island, for the 30 MW Block Island wind farm project since December 2015.  The scope of the services includes heavy lift and storage of turbine components for the first offshore wind farm in the United States, as […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first 6 of the total of 66 transition pieces (TPs) for the Merkur offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a vessel in Spain and will now set sail to Eemshaven, according to social media updates by those involved in the transport and logistics of the TPs.

  • 19 October 2012

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently delivered four Azipod C propulsion systems for the Blue Ocean II Wind Turbine Installation Vessel built by Samsung Shipyard in Korea. This is a repeat order from Samsung Shipyard, following a similar scope for the first Blue Ocean Wind Turbine Installation Vessel delivered in September, 2011. […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Grid Connection

      GEO has finished the geotechnical site investigations for the projected German offshore wind farm, Gode Wind I. The investigations consisted of 77 deep CPTs, carried out from the vessel Blue Alfa. The offshore wind farm is located 40 km off the German coast, west of Cuxhaven. It will generate 231 MW and is owned […]

  • 2 April 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of March 2020. Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbine Prototype Goes Full Tilt Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. ABB Tech for Japanese Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ABB has won a contract to […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) intends to order a new wind farm installation vessel (WFIV), with an option for a second newbuild, and plans to invest in new cranes for both Pacific Osprey and Pacific Orca. SBO said that it has shortlisted several international shipyards for the order of the WFIV which will have ”capacities unseen […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca arrived some 27 kilometres off Suffolk in the afternoon hours of Sunday, 14 May to kick off the installation of the 56 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind.

  • 30 October 2012
    R&D

    “Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies – Profile and Project Overview” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of major offshore wind turbine installation vessel companies. The report profiles twelve major vessel companies operating in the offshore wind turbine installation market. Companies profiled in the report […]

  • 24 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Environment

    While oil and gas majors are increasingly entering new offshore wind and green hydrogen projects, it is but a small portion of the overall pie, to quote David Linden from Westwood Global Energy Group. As a reaction to the energy transition, the oil and gas majors are diversifying and now have more of an energy […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Buss Offshore Solutions has completed its involvement in the Merkur offshore wind project following the last load-out of the components for the wind farm’s 66 GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines. In October last year, the offshore logistics provider started the project planning and management of logistics hub services for the offshore wind farm. The operational […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW. On March 26, Baltic Blue Energy OÜ, a company owned by energy businessman Endel Siff, submitted an application to the Ministry of Economic Affairs for the construction of offshore wind turbines […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Fugro has secured a new contract with Denmark’s Energinet to undertake cable route surveys for the North Sea Energy Island project. The North Sea Energy Island will serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighbouring markets. Fugro will perform a combination of geophysical, geotechnical […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seanergy Ports is an international collaboration of 5 sea ports: Port of Oostende (BE), Port of Ramsgate (UK), Port of Newhaven (UK), Brunsbüttel Ports (GE) and Rendsburg Port (GE). It has been founded in order to remain competitive in new markets such as the offshore wind business. Seanergy Ports was officially launched on October 10th […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The BlueGreen Alliance has announced that it is ramping up an ongoing campaign over the coming months to urge members of Congress to support immediate action in renewing three important job-creating policies — the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind power, the 48C Advanced Energy Project Credit and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore […]

  • 2 September 2021
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived in Singapore, where it will be upgraded with a new 1600-tonne crane to enable the installation of next-generation wind turbines and foundations weighing up to 1,500 tonnes. The vessel will be fitted with Huisman’s 1600t LEC 65500 leg encircling crane and will also undergo additional improvements […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has contracted Blue Water Shipping to transport Pacific Osprey’s new crane boom from NOV’s manufacturing yard in China to Denmark. The boom was loaded onto SAL’s M/V Wiebke on 21 January and left the yard the day after. The vessel is expected to reach Denmark around 1 March. SBO expects Pacific […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The opening ceremony for the Orange Blue Terminal was held , just two years after the signing of the leasehold contract. The over 20 hectare large multipurpose terminal located on the Dutch side of the mouth of the Ems River was already operating as a marshalling port for offshore wind logistics during construction. This gave […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The North Carolina Wind Energy Supply Chain Workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at NC State University, where the future of America’s onshore and offshore wind industry will be discussed, reports Mfrtech news site. This workshop is organised by the NC State University Industrial Extension Services, BlueGreen Alliance Foundation, GLWN, NIST Manufacturing Extension […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 56th and final Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbine was installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm today. The 353MW offshore wind farm is expected to be commissioned in Spring 2018.

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the September unemployment numbers on October 5, showing the economy gained 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent. The following is a statement from BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster:  “Capping a summer season of moderate growth on a high note, today’s jobs numbers are encouraging […]

  • 1 January 2019

    The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read articles in 2018 chosen by you, our readers.

  • 28 April 2015

    The Dutch Energy Agreement can be successful only if the industry, government and researchers active in the field of offshore wind energy and energy production from water work together, Marine Renewable Energy Symposium at Deltares stressed. Acting on the principle ‘dare to share knowledge’, Deltares teamed up with MARIN and TKI Wind op Zee to […]

  • 14 June 2019

    iXblue has begun conducting the geophysical survey at the site of the Groix & Belle-Île pilot offshore wind project in France. Under a contract secured with EOLFI, iXblue’s crew of hydrographic surveyors and geophysicist engineers is carrying out the survey onboard the company’s hydrographic research vessel FeliX. According to the company, the survey began this week […]