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  • 17 October 2022
    Vessels

    Japan’s Shimizu Corporation has launched and named the 142-metre Self-Elevating Platform (SEP) vessel, Blue Wind, at Japan Marine United Corporation’s JMU Amtech in Aioi City. The jack-up has a total width of 50 metres, a total length of 142 metres, a total tonnage of 28,000t, a maximum lifting capacity of 2,500t for a crane, and […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna have launched a new offshore wind partnership in Ireland at an event with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in Dublin. The long-term, exclusive partnership will see Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna, one of Ireland’s oldest semi-states working at the forefront of energy […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A.IKANBILIS, said to be the world’s first underwater inspection vehicle featuring adaptive autonomy, has completed trials at the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in Germany. Trials of the hovering autonomous underwater vehicle (HAUV) were conducted by Nordsee One and supported by manufacturer BeeX and European partner Subsea Europe Services this month. The team tasked A.IKANBILIS […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has passed two significant construction milestones, completing the installation of twelve turbines and transmitting power to the national grid. According to Formosa 2, the offshore wind farm has now completed more than half of the foundation installations and more than a quarter of the wind turbines have been installed […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Belgium-based offshore wind developer Otary has revealed plans to submit a bid in the upcoming tender in the country. In preparation to participate in the tender, the company is now looking for value propositions in multiple project areas to boost its proposal. In October last year, Belgium’s Council of Ministers approved a proposal to increase […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables submitted the application for the 4.1 GW Berwick Bank offshore wind project to Marine Scotland on 9 December, kicking off the consent process with the Scottish Ministers. According to the developer, the project’s site in the Firth of Forth is the only remaining fixed-bottom site in Scotland that could bring forward this kind […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy and Management (BOEM) has issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Revolution Wind project offshore Rhode Island, developed by Ørsted and Eversource. The Notice of Availability for the Revolution Wind environmental analysis will be published in the Federal Register on 2 September, opening a 45-day public comment […]

  • 19 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has decided to improve its processes for identifying future offshore wind sites that will be applied to ongoing planning efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, Central Atlantic and Gulf of Maine, and off the Oregon coast. In response to feedback from BOEM’s government partners and other stakeholders, […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Industry

    Germany said goodbye to 2022 with 8,100 MW of offshore wind capacity connected to the grid after all wind turbines at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm (342 MW) went into operation mid-December. Although this is a step forward, the country is still 22 GW away from its 2030 target and the government needs to take […]

  • 25 January 2023
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The economic potential of the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind test and demonstration site off Orkney, Scotland has been estimated at GBP 690 million to UK economy. The Orkney-based EMEC concluded the concept design for a new floating offshore wind test and demonstration site in 2022 and is aiming […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Lithuanian operator of oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, KN (Klaipėdos Nafta AB), has signed a letter of intent with two companies in the Polish Orlen group, Orlen Neptun I and Energa Wytwarzanie, on cooperation in providing operation and maintenance (O&M) services for offshore wind farms in Lihtuania. “The letter of intent sets out […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Industry

    The US offshore wind sector has gotten its new official guidance that can be used in the regulatory approval process. The document contains best practices and is said to help accelerate development of the offshore wind industry, shorten regulatory timelines, and increase worker safety. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Standards Review approved […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    EnBW has selected Njord Offshore and FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics to provide crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will operate on the Baltic 1 and the Baltic 2 offshore wind farms in the German Baltic Sea. Njord Offshore will provide two 12-PAX CTVs for each of the wind farms, and FRS Windcat will supply one 18-PAX […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Scotland has 38 GW of offshore wind in its potential pipeline. When added to projects in operation, under construction and awaiting construction, this climbs to over 40 GW, the equivalent to producing enough electricity annually to power every home in Scotland for 17 years, or every home in the UK for over a year and […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Industry

    US President Joe Biden has announced that the Department of the Interior is advancing the development of offshore wind areas in the Gulf of Mexico and the Southern Atlantic. These areas cover 700,000 acres and have the potential to power over three million homes, President Biden said in his remarks on actions to tackle the […]

  • 30 November 2022

    18:00 It’s a wrap Thanks to all participants, partners, sponsors and media partners for making this event such a great success! See you next year on 28 & 29 November 2023! 17:30 Drinks at Navingo stand Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference is almost coming to an end. The best way to celebrate these two days […]

  • 15 July 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Infinity has started a geophysical survey campaign at the South Irish Sea offshore wind farm in Ireland, off the coasts of Wexford and south Wicklow. The survey, which is carried out by the vessel Northern Maria, will last until 30 August, subject to weather conditions. For the survey, Ocean Infinity will utilise a multibeam […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has awarded Semco Maritime a five-year service contract for the offshore substation at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. From 2022 to 2027, Semco Maritime will perform service assignments at the offshore platform northeast of Rügen island in Germany. The company’s scope of work will include scheduled and […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Mark Goalen, Director – Offshore Engineering, Houlder. The scaling up of renewable energy capacity will be essential for the success of the global energy transition. Increasing offshore wind capacity is, in turn, key to scaling up renewable energy production but is reliant on developers installing high-capacity farms […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Denmark-based Port of Roenne has announced a new study that will investigate the possibility of using renewable energy from the upcoming Bornholm Energy Island in the Baltic Sea, to produce green fuels on Bornholm. The study will be led by Port of Roenne and will include a number of local and national partners such as […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer OX2 has submitted a permit application under the act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone to construct an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The wind farm Aurora will be situated about 20 kilometres from the island of Gotland and 30 kilometres from the […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Rovco has signed a contract with Van Oord to carry out subsea investigation works on the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch Sea. Under the contract, Rovco will perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) investigation and identification campaign, as well as survey work across nominated locations on the offshore wind farm […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-based Cloudberry Clean Energy has partnered with its compatriot Hafslund to develop the Stenkalles Grund shallow-water wind project in the lake Vänern in Sweden. The companies will form a 50/50 joint venture by Hafslund acquiring 50 per cent of the shares in Cloudberry Offshore Wind which indirectly owns the Swedish nearshore wind farm. The transaction is […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have invited potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate in a market dialogue concerning the upcoming procurements related to the Bornholm Energy Island offshore wind farm and other future wind farms. Denmark is currently in the process of establishing two energy islands, one in the North Sea, and […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind and 50Hertz have installed the offshore substation for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The 2,380-tonne, 30-metre high offshore substation was installed by the Scaldis crane ship Gulliver on its monopile foundation at the project site, located around 19 kilometres east of Rügen island in Germany. The […]