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  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aker Offshore Wind has increased its ownership in Principle Power Inc from approximately 20 per cent to an expected 39 per cent, after exercising an option to buy further shares in the floating wind technology company. “Principle Power is established as the industry leading provider of floating wind foundation technology, with more than 100MW of […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    OutSmart, a Dutch-German group providing offshore wind farm management services – in which Deutsche Windtechnik recently acquired 70% stake – has announced new offshore wind contracts in three European countries.

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    French floating wind developer Eolfi and Spain’s Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership in Taiwan by which Cobra Concesiones finalized its shareholding in Eolfi Greater China.

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland’s operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power has unveiled a new brand identity and logo as part of a rebranding initiative that embodies the company’s new stage in the deployment and commercialization of its floating wind technology.

  • 1 July 2020
    Training & Education

    Survivex has invested more than GBP 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards, and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector until now, said that with […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bourbon Subsea Services has signed an EPCI contract for the floating electrical hub, inter-array cables, as well as anchoring and mooring systems for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind farm in France. “BOURBON’s scope of work will consist in the complete farm offshore installation, and includes the detailed design, procurement and fabrication of the floating electrical hub, the inter array cables, the anchoring and the mooring systems”, the company said in […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Authorities, Industry

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Poland has signed the Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal, an agreement between the Polish Government and key representatives from the offshore wind energy sector that aims to support the development of the country’s offshore wind sector and to maximise the share of local content in Polish projects. “ABS has served […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Qair, formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with MHI Vestas for three 10 MW offshore wind turbines for the EolMed floating wind pilot project in France. This will be the second floating wind project in which the company’s V164 turbine’s nominal capacity is brought to 10 MW, following Eoliennes […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    First power has been produced from the first turbine at Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. The power from the first turbine, which was installed in June, was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea on 13 November. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Authorities, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The UK Government has announced that up to GBP 160 million in grant funding will be made available for certain investments for the floating offshore wind sector. The Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) has established the Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme (FLOWMIS) to distribute GBP 160 million in funding to support […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgium-headquartered Sarens and UK-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd have formed a joint venture (JV) to support both the bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects with heavy lifting, transportation, and logistics services from the Port of Cromarty Firth. “We are extremely pleased to form this joint venture with the reference player in global heavy lift […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 7 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of Prysmian Group and Asso.subsea has signed a contract with RTE, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité, for the development of an export submarine power cable system for the Gruissan floating offshore wind farm located in Southern France. Under the contract worth some EUR 30 million, Prysmian will be responsible for the design, supply, termination, […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The floating wind industry could create up to 50,000 direct and indirect jobs in Spain and Portugal over the next two decades, according to a study launched by EIT InnoEnergy. The study, entitled “Iberia as a hub for technology development and industrial leadership in the field of floating wind offshore energy”, found that the floating […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Harland & Wolff and Spanish companies Navantia and Windar Renovables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the new partners actively working on securing specific fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects, primarily within the UK, and executing them together. Harland & Wolff said this collaboration would enable the company to take […]

  • 17 December 2018

    The UK is marking a record this year as it added more than 2GW of offshore wind capacity to the grid, which can produce enough clean electricity to power over 2,300,000 households per year. 

  • 2 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    TEPCO Renewable Power, a subsidiary of Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO), has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of the Scottish offshore wind developer Flotation Energy to purchase 100 per cent of Flotation Energy’s issued shares. This represents TEPCO’s first major venture into offshore wind markets in the UK and overseas, according […]

  • 5 August 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A study by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and Crown Estate Scotland has pinpointed the Cromarty Firth as an ideal location for an offshore wind marshalling and assembly hub in Scotland. The independent Port Enhancement Study demonstrates that the Cromarty Firth is the best location to capitalise on the significant opportunities stemming from Scotland’s […]

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 14 November 2017

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables met in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday, 14 November, to debate future opportunities for UK’s floating offshore wind.

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a revenue increase at its Offshore Energy business in the third quarter of 2020, compared to the previous two quarters, but also a drop in its order book to EUR 1.3 billion (EUR 1.47 billion at the end of June). The company noted a strong contribution from the seabed intervention unit, while […]