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  • 30 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Energy and marine consultancy ABL has been awarded a contract to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) operations relating to the Modular Offshore Grid 2 (MOG2) energy island project in the Belgian sector of the North Sea. ABL’s scope of work includes the review of all procedural documentation, vessel inspections to assess the suitability […]

  • 19 October 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Kraken Robotics has received a USD 3 million (approximately EUR 2.8 million) contract to carry out boulder detection subsea survey services as part of an offshore wind farm project in Europe. The survey campaign will be executed in the fourth quarter of 2023 with Kraken’s Acoustic Corer technology providing accurate, high-resolution 3D imaging of 24 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Manufacturing, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    BW Ideol and Associated British Ports (ABP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the manufacturer of concrete floating wind foundations and ABP investigating the feasibility of serial production at Port Talbot. The MOU has been signed in preparation for the Celtic Sea leasing round, BW Ideol said on Monday (11 December). […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Business development, Environment, Industry, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries have released a final joint strategy to protect and promote the recovery of endangered North Atlantic right whales while developing offshore wind energy. North Atlantic right whales are approaching extinction and approximately 360 individuals are remaining, including fewer […]

  • 28 August 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has issued its annual offshore wind report, according to which 2022 was the second-best year for new capacity ever, with 8.8 GW connected to the grid around the world. The report also forecasts that a further 380 GW of offshore wind will be added by 2032, nearly half of which […]

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

    Fugro has been awarded the geophysical survey contract for the development of the Doordewind offshore wind zone in the Netherlands. Fieldwork is planned to commence in April 2024 and will be conducted with Fugro’s geophysical vessel Fugro Pioneer. Onboard are customised digital streamers and processing technology that enable 2D ultra-ultra-high resolution (UUHR) surveys. Using proprietary […]

  • 10 October 2023

    Last week, North Star took delivery of another hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) leaving the shores of Aberdeen, with the Grampian Derwent setting sail for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. After completing the final commissioning testing by the technical and rescue teams at North Star, the vessel set sail […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Jobs & Recruitment

    South Korea’s SeAH Wind has started its large-scale drive to recruit for positions including welders, platers, roll bending machine operatives, mechanical and electrical technicians, supervisors, and general operatives for its XXL monopile manufacturing facility on Teesworks, the UK. Applications will be accepted via the company’s dedicated recruitment website where individuals can sign up for job […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Wind Farm Update

    The South Australian (SA) government has rejected a proposal by Skyborn Renewables and Australis Energy for an offshore wind farm to be built off the state’s coast and has also submitted a document to the federal government in which it expresses its opposition to the Southern Ocean offshore wind development zone being in the state’s […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Sif Netherlands has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Entrion Wind to partake in the demonstration project for the Fully Restrained Platform (FRP) monopiles. Entrion Wind is developing the FRP which combines fixed and floating platform technologies extending the water depths of the monopile up to 100 metres. Under the MoU, the two companies […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that seven offshore wind projects have signed Exclusivity Agreements as part of the Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The seven projects join the five Innovation projects that secured Exclusivity Agreements earlier this year, bringing the number of INTOG projects to 12 out of the 13 agreements […]

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

    Ecowende, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has placed an order for 52 Vestas V236-15.0 MW wind turbines for the Hollandse Kust West VI offshore wind farm, located about 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast, near IJmuiden. Turbine installation at sea is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2026. Once installed, Vestas […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Renewable energy developer Landinfra Energy is exploring the conditions for the development of up to 8 GW of offshore wind in the Swedish economic zone and Swedish territorial waters. The company has selected nine areas along the Swedish coast where the conditions for offshore wind will be investigated. The areas are Falkenberg/Halmstad, Baltic Edge, Öland/Hoburg […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    German shipbuilding company, Meyer Werft, has been awarded its first contract for steel construction work for four Amprion offshore converter platforms. Amprion Offshore has commissioned Dragados Offshore and Siemens Energy to build the offshore converter platforms. The consortium has now awarded parts of the production to Meyer Werft. Amprion said that the shipyard is to […]

  • 4 September 2023

    Malta’s Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Enterprise has issued a draft National Policy for the Deployment of Offshore Renewable Energy for public consultation and has demarcated six floating offshore wind development areas located beyond the country’s 12-nautical-mile territorial waters and into its potential Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). According to the Ministry, an international call […]

  • 12 February 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Research & Development

    Three Welsh companies have been selected for Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales. The three companies that were selected to take part in the F4OR programme are Ledwood Mechanical Engineering, Mainstay Marine Solutions, and CELSA Steel UK. The 12-18 month programme will be delivered by ORE Catapult, […]

  • 3 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, being developed by Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has delivered its first power to the New England grid in Massachusetts. As part of the initial commissioning process, on Tuesday 2 January 2024, one turbine delivered approximately 5 MW of power, with additional testing expected to happen both on and […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Environment, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, R&D, Supply Chain, Technology

    Welcome to the Live Blog! #OEEC2023 in a nutshell. Enjoy the highlights of the event in this video: Thanks to all participants, partners, sponsors and media partners for making this event such a great success! See you next year on 26 & 27 November 2024! Drinks at Navingo stand Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference is almost coming […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is now supplying its full capacity to the German electricity transmission grid, according to the transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. 50Hertz built the submarine and onshore cable connection to the Lubmin substation and worked with the wind farm operator Parkwind to construct the offshore platform. Parkwind’s 257 MW […]

  • 29 August 2023
    Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has started working on an energy corridor project that would bring electricity produced by up to 8 GW of offshore wind farms in the North Sea directly to the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Named Windader West, the energy corridor involves building four offshore grid connection systems that would use the new-generation 2 […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commissioned all wind turbines at the offshore wind farm Vesterhav Syd in Denmark, which is now fully operational and feeding power into the Danish grid. Vesterhav Syd (South) is part of Vattenfall’s 344 MW Vesterhav duo, whose Vesterhav Nord (North) wind farm the company expects to connect to the grid during the first […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s company in the UK, is getting the East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind projects ready for the upcoming auction round for Contracts for Difference (CfD). This is according to project updates Iberdrola published as part of its financial results for 2023. Iberdrola says “good progress is being made […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Five applicants have qualified for the upcoming 1.5 GW Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) offshore wind auction round in Norway. “Today, we can announce that several strong applicants have been qualified to participate in the auction for offshore wind for Sørlige Nordsjø II. We have decided to proceed with the auction, which will […]

  • 27 October 2023
    Environment, R&D

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has placed several artificial reefs at the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer platform in the Dutch North Sea. The platform will connect the Ecowende consortium (Shell/Eneco) wind farm to the high-voltage grid. In collaboration with Equans/Smulders, TenneT placed two types of artificial reefs near the offshore substation […]

  • 3 November 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    A new partnership between the UK and German governments has been agreed on 3 November to help secure safe, affordable, and clean energy for consumers in both nations for the long-term and bolster energy security. Both countries commit to strengthening cooperation in renewables, notably offshore wind and electricity interconnection. Under the new partnership signed in […]