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  • 5 September 2016

    Technip has hired Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) for the provision of transportation services for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Torgeir Ramstad, CEO of OHT, said: “This marks our entry into the offshore wind business, a market with enormous needs for logistical and transportation services. OHT has a long track record of providing a timely, predictable […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Artificial North Sea Island Plan Moves Ahead TenneT Netherlands, and TenneT Germany will sign a trilateral agreement on developing the North Sea Wind Power Hub project during the North Seas Energy Forum in Brussels on 23 March, in the presence of Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy Union. Nordsee One Turbines Taking Shape (Gallery) […]

  • 22 January 2017

    3sun Recruiting 100+ Technicians, Former O&G Workers Welcome to Apply 3sun Group has launched a recruitment campaign looking for more than 100 new technicians to service GBP 6 million worth of new and extended offshore and onshore wind farm contracts. Boskalis’ Revamped Vessel Coming Up in 2018 (VIDEO) As of 2018, Boskalis will add a […]

  • 24 April 2016

    Offshore Wind: A Playfield with Giant Toys (Photo Gallery) The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to […]

  • 24 September 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 18 to 24 September 2017.

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm, offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, after Scotland gave the project the go-ahead yesterday. The decision triggers investments of around NOK 2 billion (EUR 214 million), realizing a 60-70 percent cost reduction per MW from the Hywind demo project […]

  • 22 August 2017

    In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded a contract to Isleburn Limited in North of Scotland for providing the suction anchors to the world’s first floating wind farm. Isleburn Limited, part of Global Energy Group, will provide 15 suction anchors for the Hywind pilot park to be delivered in the beginning of 2017. “The suction anchors represent important components in this […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    2015 has been a momentous year for the offshore wind industry, and creating a list of highlights is not an easy task. However, after much deliberation, our editors have compiled a subjective overview of significant changes in the offshore wind landscape in 2015. DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy today decided to construct the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has granted an agreement for lease to Statoil for the next phase of its Hywind project, which will be located at a site in Buchan Deep, approximately 20-30 km off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. This 30MW scheme is set to be the largest floating wind project announced to date in Europe […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has started assembling the Siemens 6MW turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm at the assembly base in Stord, Norway.

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the wind farm on 18 October.

  • 1 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty and subcontractor LMR are getting ready to perform marine works nearshore Peterhead, Scotland, for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Kis-Orca reports. The marine works will be carried out in the period of approximately 8 to 20 August 2016, and will involve drilling of a 660 metre borehole from Barclay Park in Peterhead out to an […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway. The two floating foundations were loaded onto the semi-submersible vessel Albatross at Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain in early May. The two foundations […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bilbao-based Navacel has loaded out five transition pieces built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.

  • 21 March 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded Balfour Beatty with a GBP 5.5 million EPCI contract for a substation and onshore cable for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, world’s first floating offshore wind farm. Jonathan Chapman, Director of Offshore for Balfour Beatty said: “This is an exciting market for us and we look forward to playing our part in delivering […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian engineering company Goodtech has won a contract with Wood for the delivery of a complete SCADA system for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. Goodtech will deliver a complete SCADA system to the offshore wind field, including the implementation of Equinor’s “Motion Control” system that ensures optimal production from the field through continuous […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    After entering renewable energy development partnership with GE last year, Italian oil and gas company Eni made another move into the sector as it signed an agreement with Statoil for the development of clean energy projects on 14 March.

  • 18 June 2015

    The joint venture Navantia-Windar has been awarded by Statoil’s subsidiary Hywind Scotland Ltd, the supply of 5 spar-type floating foundations for 6 MW turbines. This will be the world’s first commercial floating test park. Each foundation has a displacement of approximately 3,500 tonnes, dimensions approximately 90 meters x 14.5 meters diameter. The construction shall take […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has awarded its compatriot, Bardot Group, with a contract to supply buoyancy modules for the power cables of Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30MW floating wind farm, located 30 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead, will be operated by Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil. Hywind will consist of […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded a contract for marine operations at the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to Technip Norge AS. Technip’s scope of work includes the transportation of substructures for the floating wind farm from Spain to Norway, and preparations for the installation of top sections and generators. Technip will also be responsible for towing, mooring operations and […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has identified Japan the U.S. states of California and Hawaii as prime markets for the development of floating wind farms, Irene Rummelhoff, the Norwegian energy company’s head of New Energy Solutions told Reuters.

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Norwegian energy giant Statoil has awarded the compatriot Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering with a master services agreement (MSA). Services covered in the global agreement include platform technology studies, safety studies, marine verification, and warranty surveys. The MSA replaces several previous frame agreements between Statoil and Global Maritime. Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic […]

  • 30 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 24 to 30 July 2017.

  • 20 March 2016

    A2SEA Cuts to the Bone A2SEA has disclosed plans to dissolve all of its non-core business operations and focus solely on installation of foundations and turbines offshore. Technip Norge Wins Hywind Marine Operations Contract Statoil has awarded a contract for marine operations at the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to Technip Norge AS. First Veja […]