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  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK-headquartered Centurion Group, a company that provides critical rentals and services to the oil and gas, infrastructure, power, environmental, and renewable energy industries, has acquired H2M Offshore Accommodations. Based in the Netherlands, with a location in Denmark, H2M is a global supplier of offshore accommodation and workspace modules to the offshore wind sector on a […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Cables, Environment, Grid Connection, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Norway’s VARD has secured a contract worth over USD 200 million to deliver a highly customized hybrid power cable lay and construction vessel to what it says is a leading Japanese construction company. The contract was signed with Toyo Construction, a Japanese general construction company that operates civil and architecture construction businesses domestically and internationally, […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom

    Corio Generation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Power Generation Joint Stock Corporation 3 (EVNGENCO3), a subsidiary of Vietnam Electricity (EVN), to collaborate in preparing long-term strategies for offshore wind project development. The MOU between Corio, a portfolio company of Macquarie Asset Management, and the subsidiary of Vietnam’s largest state-owned power company, is […]

  • 7 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 132 MW South Fork Wind offshore wind farm delivered the first power to New York State’s power grid, announced Governor Kathy Hochul on 6 December. The South Fork Wind project is being built by a joint venture between Eversource and Ørsted. The joint venture reached the final investment decision for the project at the […]

  • 12 February 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    DNV has been selected by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) to carry out a strategic impact assessment of 20 new areas for offshore wind development. The 20 areas were identified by a group of Norwegian directorates led by NVE in April 2023. Identifying the 20 new areas, which are said to be technically […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway’s Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs). The customer has appointed Vard to build two CSOVs of VARD 4 39 design which is a new design from the Fincantieri-owned company, envisioned as a highly versatile all-round platform for wind farm […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Crew transfer vessel operator Windcat is further expanding its commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) fleet and has placed an additional order of two CSOVs with Damen Shipyards. The order increases Windcat’s CSOV fleet to a total of five vessels, leaving the option of acquiring a sixth vessel. The first three vessels are currently under construction […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has completed the hoisting of its GWH252-16MW unit in a “record-breaking 24 hours”, the company said via social media. By using strategies that preemptively optimised processes through stimulations, the feat not only reduced construction costs but also served as a “vital breakthrough” for scaling up offshore wind potential in future […]

  • 1 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Offshore ship-owning group Atlantic Oceanic (UK) has acquired an advanced DP2 multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) as part of its ongoing fleet growth programme. The vessel, named Atlantic Spirit and previously known as Tek-Ocean Spirit, is an 87-metre-long specialist MPSV equipped with a DP2 dynamic positioning system and a 65-tonne active heave compensation (AHC) high lift […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order with Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation for a crew transfer vessel (CTV), the first vessel of this kind NYK has ordered from a shipyard in its home country. The hull of the new 28-metre-long, 12-pax crew transfer vessel will be built based on a […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has received a type certificate for its V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype was installed at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark in December 2022. Three months later, the wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. In August 2023, […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The UK shipbuilder Diverse Marine has introduced the Diverse Marine Client Finance Programme, its own finance and lease programme, through which it secured financing for an initial, but rolling, eight crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Funding for offshore wind CTVs has been challenging, said the company, and the Diverse Marine Client Finance Programme, designed initially for […]

  • 11 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Australian Minister for the Environment and Water, Tanya Plibersek, has rejected the application for the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal submitted by the Port of Hastings Corporation, which plans to establish the terminal at the Old Tyabb Reclamation Area (OTRA), located within an existing port zone. In this article: The proposed terminal is planned to serve as […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    OEG Renewables subsidiary, Hughes Subsea, has been awarded a contract to carry out an unexploded ordnance (UXO) identification and clearance campaign on the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm site in the UK. The campaign is expected to last six months, commencing in mid-March and continuing until early October, utilising the 66.4-metre-long DP2 […]

  • 29 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Orient Adventurer, formerly the construction and flex lay vessel Polar Onyx which has been converted into a cable-laying vessel (CLV), has arrived in Taiwan’s port of Taichung, from where it will soon sail out to the Yunlin offshore wind farm site. The vessel will carry out cable-laying work on the Yunlin project under the partnership between […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Ørsted’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) are leaving the company, and with immediate effect, as a result of “a challenging and volatile business environment” in the industry, according to the offshore wind major. Ørsted is already head-hunting for the new CFO and COO. Daniel Lerup and Richard Hunter, Ørsted’s now-former CFO […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the offshore grid connection system for TenneT’s BorWin5 and BorWin epsilon project in the German North Sea. This marks the last project to be implemented based on the specifications of the Federal Offshore Plan 2017 for the North Sea. The area development plan, which has been […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    [This article was last updated on 10 January following a statement received from RWE.] A part of a blade from one of the wind turbines at the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in the UK has broken off after the wind turbine blade sustained damage. According to information in a Notice to Mariners from Humber […]

  • 9 January 2024

    FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics (FWOL) has deployed the first hydrogen-powered dual-fuel crew transfer vessel (CTV) in Germany for the German transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. The Hydrocat 55 is a CTV equipped with the dual-fuel hydrogen technology of CMB.TECH, one of FWOL’s shareholders. Delivered in 2023, the vessel is built the same way as the […]

  • 13 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Thailand-based multinational conglomerate B. Grimm Power (BGRIM) has decided to expand its renewable energy business through investments in Nakwol Wind and Hanbit Wind, two offshore wind projects in South Korea that have a combined installed capacity of 740 MW. According to the CEO of BGRIM, Harald Link, B. Grimm Power Korea, a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    TotalEnergies has decided to sell a 25.5 per cent equity stake in Seagreen, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, in a GBP 522 million (about EUR 602 million) deal with Thailand’s national oil and gas company PTTEP. Following this farm down, TotalEnergies retains 25.5 per cent of Seagreen, alongside PTTEP (25.5 per cent), and SSE Renewables […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch utility company, Eneco, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Albert Heijn to supply the company with power from the 760 MW Ecowende offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The 15-year PPA will help the supermarket chain Albert Heijn meet half of its power needs from 2027, according to Eneco. The […]

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

    All monopiles have been installed at Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. Furthermore, 10 out of 12 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines have been installed at Ørsted and Eversource’s South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York. Ørsted has unveiled that all monopiles have been installed at the 253 MW Gode Wind […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    US-based TDI-Brooks has completed a large survey campaign offshore New York and New Jersey. Between January 2023 and February 2024, the company conducted an extensive site investigation programme in two offshore wind blocks in state and federal waters. TDI-Brooks carried out various tasks at different stages, such as geophysical surveys, UHRS detailed surveys, archaeological identification […]

  • 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 […]