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  • 25 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power have kicked off Phase 2 of their floating LiDAR campaign by deploying a floating LiDAR on its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. Technology providers FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), deployed the device almost 21km off the Fife coast on April 20th. The technology is designed to […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is coordinating a study on the psychological and physiological well-being of crew being transited to offshore wind farms in choppy waters.

  • 22 September 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French waters offshore Saint-Nazaire are buzzing with inaugural activity today (22 September) as the country’s first offshore wind farm was officially put into operation and, in a separate event, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production platform was launched. As reported earlier today, French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at the Saint-Nazaire project site this morning […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NnGOWL) has announced that it is planning to conduct a pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) and commence cable lay out for the first campaign of six inter-array cables and one interconnector between the two offshore substations, within the wind farm’s site in Scotland. The PLGR works, expected to begin […]

  • 17 May 2019

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has selected South Korea’s Samkang M&T to manufacture and deliver the jacket foundations for the Hai Long 2b and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA), Samkang M&T will produce and deliver a total of 52 jacket foundations for the two wind farms. The […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based JDR Cables has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to provide inter-array cables and accessories for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. JDR, part of the TFKable Group, will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories, including repair joints and connectors. […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-based DeepOcean has been awarded a contract to provide subsea services to Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind project in the US. Under the contract, DeepOcean will provide a range of subsea services including project management, engineering, ROV, tooling, and survey activities. The company will lead the project out of its office in […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Grid Connection

    Seven European companies active in the electricity transmission industry, including system operations development, financing, installation, operation and maintenance of such systems, and/or of renewable energy generation signed on December 9 a preliminary cooperation agreement aiming at bundling competences and strengths to actively contribute to the development of future offshore grid infrastructure, more specifically in the […]

  • 22 November 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Italy’s Ministry of Ecological Transition has received 64 Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of floating offshore wind projects off the country’s coast. The Ministry is working at encouraging the development of a new generation of floating offshore wind farms, and the first round of bilateral meetings with the individual companies and groups who […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As part of his struggle against the proposed wind farm off his £1bn luxury golf resort in Aberdeenshire, the US businessman Donald Trump wrote a letter to Mr. Salmond, saying he would be known as “the man who destroyed Scotland.” “Do you want to be known for centuries to come as ‘Mad Alex – the […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Alstom continues spurring the job market in the Pays de la Loire Region, especially in the Saint Nazaire area. The Group is currently hiring people in the area, mostly operators, to work in the offshore wind turbine plant which was inaugurated in December 2014. Launched in the summer, the campaign will stretch until December 2015. […]

  • 7 December 2021

    Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms, according to a study funded by RWE, which is now increasingly involved in floating wind. Based on the findings, RWE said that Scotland was well placed to manufacture low carbon concrete foundations, attracting significant investment into the Scottish […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium comprising Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime has been awarded a contract for the supply of three offshore substations for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) offshore wind farm in the US. Under the contract for the 2,640 MW project, the consortium is in charge of the design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing and installation of […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has once again selected the Scotland-based subsea and offshore cementing specialist FoundOcean and their support partners BASF to secure the foundations at DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm currently under construction some 17 miles off North Norfolk, UK. DONG contracted GeoSea, part of Deme Group, for the transportation and installation of the project’s 91 monopile […]

  • 29 March 2021

    Jack-up vessels are in high demand in China’s surging offshore wind market and OHT’s fleet of semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels is working on delivering them to this construction hot spot. This includes the transportation of DEME Offshore’s Apollo from Rotterdam and the transportation of two additional liftboats and a jack-up barge from Abu Dhabi in […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Flemish government and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia have jointly proposed plans for Ventilus, a new high-voltage project in West Flanders to connect additional offshore wind capacity. Wind energy is Belgium’s biggest source of renewable generation (8% of the total energy mix) and there are specific plans to expand wind capacity with a second […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established an office in New York City, U.S., with an opening ceremony held on 4 September.

  • 5 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Per Aarsleff A/S has produced 89 out of the 165 concrete working platforms (CWPs) for Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The CWPs are being built at Per Aarsleff’s concrete precast factory in Poland, Aarsleff BIZ, for Bladt Industries and EEW OSB, which are producing 135 and 30 transition pieces for the […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Research & Development

    OX2 has initiated cooperation on a research station in the north of Åland with the aim to develop and test methods to increase biodiversity in connection with the offshore wind projects that the company is developing around Åland. OX2 will cooperate with Under Ytan and Nemo Seafarms, companies that develop commercial algae and seaweed farming […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    French floating wind foundation developer Eolink and Dutch robotics company Kranendonk are looking into setting up a gigafactory for automated production of floating wind foundations. Eolink said it had slightly adapted its detailed design to be fully compatible with automated welding robots which would be used in Kranendonk production line. The flow-rate and the infrastructural […]

  • 6 May 2020

    Following the recent crane accident on the installation vessel Orion, the crane supplier Liebherr released some details surrounding the accident, including more specific information on its cause and consequences. The crane has been undergoing an overload test, which was planned for a load scenario of 5,500 tonnes and the lift to be carried out through […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    GeoSea has awarded Alewijnse Marine with a contract for the electrical installation of a helicopter deck on its multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo.

  • 25 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 102 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines was installed on the 714MW East Anglia ONE wind farm offshore Suffolk on 22 June. The installation of the first turbine marks the start of the final phase of the construction process following ten years of work and development, ScottishPower Renewables, the developer of the […]

  • 9 February 2016

    Following the delivery of Maersk Connector, Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd. (MTS) reported that it had supported Damen during sea trials of its latest offshore cabling vessel. During comprehensive sea trials of the vessel in early 2016, the multi-purpose tug MTS Vigilant undertook anchor handling work to test the capabilities of the new vessel’s mooring […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Barge Master and GeoSea have recently completed their final offshore test as part of a series of tests designed to prove innovative motion compensated supply and installation solutions. The workability during offshore supply and installation operations is strongly influenced by both weather and sea conditions. The “swell” (long waves) has an especially significant impact on […]