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  • 18 September 2023

    Scotland-based Marine Procurement Ltd (MPL) has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of a 5-tonne motion-compensated crane for Edison Chouest Offshore’s (ECO) service operation vessel (SOV). The motion compensated crane (M-Series) for the newbuild vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2024.  “SMST has an impressive track record and we are convinced that the […]

  • 6 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Hydrogen production technology with the direct seawater electrolysis method has been tested at Xinghua Bay offshore wind farm in Fujian, southeast China. According to reports by the Beijing-based state-run foreign-language news channel, CGTN, this world’s first test to produce hydrogen by in-situ direct electrolysis of hydrogen production technology without desalination of seawater was conducted on […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Worley has signed a contract with Shinfox Far East, a joint venture between Shinfox Energy and Far East Renewable Energy, to provide services for the Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II (TPC Changhua Phase II) in Taiwan. Under the contract, the Australia-headquartered company will provide basic and detailed design services along with procurement and fabrication […]

  • 14 June 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Engineering researchers, from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, have won a GBP 125,000 grant from renewables investor Greencoat UK Wind to develop their innovative wind turbine recycling process. The researchers are developing a technique to turn old wind turbine blades into powders that could be used to protect engineering and structural components, including new […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. The two contracts cover a range of port scopes, including the load-in, handling, and temporary storage of XXL monopiles, plus the pre-assembly of turbines in a US marshalling port. The company […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Sweden (Skyborn) has submitted a permit application to the Swedish government to build the 2,800 MW Fyrskeppet offshore wind farm north of Örskar in Uppsala County, about 50 kilometres off the coast. The Fyrskeppet offshore wind farm is expected to generate up to 11 TWh fossil-free electricity when completed, which could be enough to […]

  • 9 August 2023

    The third phase of the installation of wind turbine jacket foundations at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is scheduled to start on or around 11 August, with the heavy lift vessel Thialf set to install eleven jackets within this campaign. The jackets will be brought directly to the site from the […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Spain-headquartered BlueFloat Energy and Greenvolt have joined forces to develop offshore wind projects in Portugal. According to the partners, Portugal holds great potential for offshore wind, which is now recognised by the national policymakers who seek to unlock the potential of this technology to deliver on the country’s decarbonisation targets. Portugal has recently identified draft […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Business development, Technology

    UK-based Cognitive Business has been appointed to provide a complete package of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and forecasting technology to RWE’s 174 MW Robin Rigg offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under the contract, Cognitive Business will provide a suite of AI, pattern recognition, and production forecasting technology that could enable RWE to predict with certainty the […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), the consortium behind Ossian floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, have awarded the contract for geotechnical investigations to Fugro and Ocean Infinity. The Netherlands-based Fugro will focus on downhole geotechnical sampling and in-situ cone penetration testing, while Ocean Infinity will focus on the seabed scope which […]

  • 30 June 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dubai-headquartered engineering company Kent has won a contract for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for EnBW and BP’s Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms in the UK. The company says it will design jacket foundations for 17-24 MW wind turbines that will be installed in a 35-metre water depth. The contract comes shortly after Kent […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Projects has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa for the pre-assembly of 54 wind turbine towers for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, being developed by EDF Renewables and ESB off the coast of Scotland. Global Wind Projects said that this is the company’s first standalone offshore wind […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations are about to start at two locations in Scotland and the UK where Flotation Energy and its project partners plan to build the 480 MW Morecambe and the 1.4 GW Cenos offshore wind farms. At the Morecambe site, located about 30 kilometres from the Lancashire coast, a deep-sea geotechnical survey is scheduled to […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first eight of the 54 wind turbine nacelles for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee marshalling yard in Scotland. At the same time, the pre-assembly of the first wind turbine towers has also commenced on land for the Scottish project. Each of the […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has been awarded three contracts that the company defines as having a total value of more than EUR 300 million for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. The contract includes the transport and installation of the pin piles and jackets forming the foundations for the wind turbines, as well as […]

  • 18 July 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Ireland-headquartered Simply Blue Group, offshore services provider Subsea7, and Australia’s Spark Renewables have unveiled their plan to develop the Sea Fern floating offshore wind project in the Commonwealth’s newly declared Hunter wind zone in the Pacific Ocean. A few days ago, the Australian Government officially declared its second offshore wind zone off the coast of […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up vessel Blue Tern has arrived at the offshore construction site of the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland as the installation of the project’s wind turbines has now begun. Earlier this month, the crane vessel Thialf completed the second phase of the installation of wind turbine jacket foundations. The work on […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has announced that it will invest in Dublin Offshore Technology (DOT), a company specialising in floating offshore wind mooring technology. DOT has developed a technology solution for floating offshore wind mooring systems which provides significant design improvements for the wind farm, the company said. The optimised mooring system delivers these […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was updated on 28 March with information about the deployment of a floating LiDAR at the Muir Mhòr offshore site. The UK-headquartered company EGS Survey will carry out a survey campaign at the Muir Mhòr floating wind project site in Scotland, being developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall. Starting next month, […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore service company Argeo has signed a survey contract with Stromar, a consortium made up of Ørsted, Renantis, and BlueFloat Energy for the Stromar floating wind project offshore Scotland. Argeo will conduct a geophysical survey in the project’s development area, located in the Moray Firth off the coast of Scotland. The Stromar offshore wind […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) have joined forces with Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias (PLOCAN) to deploy their floating offshore wind platform, PelaFlex, at an expected grid-connected test site on the southeast coast of Gran Canaria. PLOCAN will work with MPS regarding a pre-consented and grid-connected site for the testing of their technology and the associated export […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started working with the country’s Department of Energy (DOE) on updating the offshore wind and floating solar guidelines so they would become components of next year’s National Expenditure Program (NEP). According to the environment secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga, DENR is working “very closely” with the DOE […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, Research & Development

    Cerulean Winds has unveiled plans to build the North Sea Renewables Grid (NSRG), an offshore integrated green power and transmission system, powered by floating wind, that oil and gas platforms could plug into for clean power. With its consortium of partners including NOV, Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy, DEME, and Worley, Cerulean Winds say they will […]

  • 9 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind

    The French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) has recommended that the government conducts larger offshore wind tenders, inviting bids for several sites. This is according to the latest update from CRE, which has now published specifications for the country’s AO5 tender for a floating wind farm in southern Brittany. The deadline for submitting bids under the […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    DNV, Institute of Energy Vietnam (IE), and PTSC Mechanical and Construction company (PTSC M&C) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help grow offshore wind power in Vietnam. The MoU is expected to promote the strengths of Vietnam’s leading units in consulting, design, construction, and installation combined with the capacity and experience of the […]