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  • 15 February 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    It takes more than ten years for offshore wind projects to go through the permitting system in South Korea. Only 2 per cent of all offshore wind projects that applied for a permit were able to reach the end of the process over the past decade. Meanwhile, 98 per cent are still trying to reach that […]

  • 22 June 2023

    Cadeler has purchased the latest-generation Liebherr Ram Luffing Offshore Crane for its O-class wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) Wind Osprey. The acquisition is part of the company’s upgrade initiatives through which by early 2024, its O-class vessels will be ready to support the next generation of wind turbines. According to Liebherr, its RL 2600 deck […]

  • 9 February 2023

    Ramboll has appointed Inho Cho as Country Director for the new office in Seoul, South Korea, which the company opened in 2022. With the appointment of Inho Cho as Country Director, Ramboll brings in a well-regarded senior expert, the company said. Prior to joining Ramboll, he held various senior positions in technical sales and marketing […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    French transmission system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a contract notice seeking contractors to perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey for the connection of the AO6 Méditerranée and AO7 Oléron offshore wind farms. Through this contract notice, RTE’s objective is to contractualise the performance of UXO survey services necessary for the connection of […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Opergy Group and China-headquartered Mingyang Smart Energy Group have formed a strategic partnership to support the entry of Mingyang into the UK offshore wind market. The partnership aims to accelerate the development of UK offshore wind projects, with Mingyang already one of China’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, as well as supporting the development of […]

  • 18 April 2023

    Singapore-based offshore wind vessel owner and operator, Marco Polo Marine, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amogy, under which the New York company’s ammonia-to-power systems will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s offshore wind vessels. The system will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s existing or newly built wind vessels, the company said in a […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul, together with its partner LS Cable & System, has completed the installation of the second subsea cable for the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm grid connection off the coast of Egmond aan Zee for TenneT. The subsea cable installation was carried out by the cable-laying vessel Isaac Newton, the work […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy has been acquired by AFRY to strengthen its offering in the global offshore and onshore wind energy market. By joining forces with BLIX, AFRY enhances its competence and consulting service offerings in the offshore and onshore wind sector, the company said. The companies will be able to cover the entire project life cycle […]

  • 11 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached the first close on its fifth flagship fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure V (CI V), at EUR 5.6 billion in capital commitments received. This puts the fund on track to reach its target size of EUR 12 billion, which would make this the world’s largest dedicated greenfield renewable energy fund, according […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen the cooperation on the green transformation and carbon neutrality of the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) in South Korea. Under the MoU, Ørsted Korea and IFEZA agreed to explore key areas of collaboration, including Ørsted Korea’s 1.6GW […]

  • 20 February 2023
    Business development, Industry

    In 2022, 9.4 GW of offshore wind capacity was installed worldwide and China alone installed 6.8 GW of this. The country’s top position in adding new offshore wind capacity will likely be preserved in 2023, as well, as China is also leading in projects currently under construction, according to a new report from World Forum […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected Peel Ports as the preferred bidder, and its port at Great Yarmouth as the location for the operations and maintenance base of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK. When completed, Vattenfall’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone will be able to power around 4.6 million homes making it one of the largest […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    TotalEnergies and Corio Generation have signed a joint venture partnership to develop the Formosa 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under this agreement, Corio will remain the majority shareholder and lead developer with 50 per cent plus ten shares overall in the project. The announcement comes after Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy confirmed in late December […]

  • 7 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development

    Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility have signed a binding framework agreement for a strategic partnership for the South Korean offshore wind market. The agreement follows a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the two companies signed in June, under which they were first investigating potential collaboration in several areas, including large-scale offshore wind turbines, sharing of […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced plans to build out a wind energy supply chain in South Korea, adding that the plans are dependent on a growing market for offshore wind in the country. The plans were formalised at a signing ceremony with Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen, and South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-Yeol at […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha substation in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. In recent weeks, the cable-laying vessel Connector and the remote-controlled cable-laying vehicle UTV1200 laid more than 60 kilometres of cables between Heemskerk beach […]

  • 11 January 2023

    Singapore-based Marco Polo Marine has formed partnerships with Namsung Shipping and HA Energy to jointly pursue offshore wind vessel projects in South Korea. The parties will work together to own and operate suitable support vessels like CTVs, SOVs, and CSOVs to service the growing offshore wind market in the region. Namsung Shipping is South Korea’s […]

  • 20 January 2023

    Marco Polo Marine, the Singapore-based marine logistics company, has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of their mission equipment for the “first-ever” Asian Commissioning Service Operations Vessel (CSOV). SMST’s mission equipment consists of an Access & Cargo Tower with a motion-compensated gangway, the so-called Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series, and a 5-tonne 3D motion-compensated crane […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy and Hyundai Electric have signed a strategic partnership agreement to help localise the assembly of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines and generators in South Korea. The agreement outlines plans for the establishment of a factory in South Korea for producing the nacelles and the generators used in Haliade-X turbines, with the potential […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s ocean exploration company, Geoview, has completed the marine geophysical survey for Equinor’s Firefly floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan. In the first half of 2022, Geoview won an ocean exploration project from Equinor for the first time as a Korean company. Geoview specializes in marine surveys such as seabed topography mapping, geophysical surveys, […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Marco Polo Marine’s Taiwan-based subsidiary, PKR Offshore, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vestas Taiwan for the deployment of Marco Polo’s new commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) on offshore wind projects in the Asia Pacific region. The new CSOV will be deployed across offshore wind farms in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea, over […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Hexicon AB, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 84 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine for the project located off the south-east coast of South […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    “We are looking at a market today that is immense. It is new and unprecedented when you look at the numbers. Floating wind is expected to be, in 2050, bigger than fixed offshore wind. But we got some catching up to do, and catching up to be done is really in the supply chain”, GustoMSC’s […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CS Wind PT has sent the first batch of wind turbine towers for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm to Rotterdam, Netherlands. This was the first shipment of five predicted for upcoming weeks, according to CS Wind PT’s social media update. Blue Water Shipping and Sealine Spain supported CS Wind PT during […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has picked Denmark-based COWI to serve as Owner’s Engineer for the Firefly floating offshore wind project in South Korea. Under the agreement, COWI’s personnel will be integrated into Equinor’s own project development team so as to provide management and technical follow-up services. The contract also covers independent studies, reviews, and other engineering services. The […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind Project and Samkang M&T have held a ceremonial first cut of steel for jacket foundations fabrication for the Hai Long offshore wind farms. In August 2022, Hai Long and Samkang M&T signed a foundations fabrication contract, by which the latter will supply a total of 52 jackets by December 2024. The […]