Search results for: Ocean Wind

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  • 21 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Foundations, Jobs & Recruitment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Riggs Distler, a subsidiary of infrastructure company Centuri Group, has been selected as a tier 1 secondary steel contractor for 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind project. Riggs Distler will provide onshore heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services focused on the construction, assembly, inspection, and onshore installation of advanced foundation components. […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Ocean Winds, a 50:50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed two agreements related to offshore wind development in Brazil. Ocean Winds has joined forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the local company Prumo Logistica. The goal is to exchange pertinent information relating to the studies aimed at scrutinizing an offshore […]

  • 20 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified a draft Wind Energy Area (WEA) offshore the Gulf of Maine holding an estimated 40 GW of capacity which will be put up for a lease sale in 2024. The Draft WEA covers approximately 3,519,067 acres offshore Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, ranging from approximately […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm at its yard in Newcastle, UK, readying the OTM for sail-out at the end of the next month. The company will load the second OTM onto a barge in the second half of October and […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalised four new wind energy areas (WEAS) in the Gulf of Mexico that could support offshore wind projects with the potential to produce enough renewable energy to power more than three million homes. The four WEAs include Option J, 495,567 acres located approximately 47.2 miles off […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Australian federal government has declared an area in the Southern Ocean off western Victoria as the country’s third offshore wind development zone, though with a considerable reduction in both size and power generation capacity. The final area is located at least 15-20 kilometres from Victoria’s coast and covers 1,030 square kilometres, one-fifth of the […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated a final Wind Energy Area (WEA) in the Gulf of Maine, which has the potential to support 32 GW of offshore wind capacity, exceeding the current state goals for Massachusetts (10 GW) and Maine (3 GW). The WEA totals about two million acres offshore Maine, […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Transition

    The offshore wind industry, now the linchpin between several offshore energy industries, is calling for both innovation and accelerating deployment, while also making sure one does not impede the progress of the other.  

  • 24 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Australian Government has opened a public consultation process on an offshore wind zone in the Bass Strait region off Northern Tasmania. The proposal refers to an area between Birdport and Burnie, totalling 10,136 square kilometres and located at least 20 kilometres off the north coast of Tasmania. Submissions to the consultation can be made […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2023
    Collaboration, Contribution, Environment, Outlook & Strategy

    Crown Estate Scotland and the Crown Estate have forged a partnership to collect and share data that will provide a more comprehensive and integrated understanding of the UK’s seabed. The new arrangement is said to benefit its many users, the natural environment, and expedite the sustainable deployment of offshore technologies critical to the UK’s transition […]

  • 6 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    The international marine environmental consulting and survey company, CSA Ocean Sciences, has been granted a non-exclusive General Offshore Geophysical Survey permit which allows the firm to conduct low-energy marine surveys within a three-mile zone from the mean high tide line along California’s coast. The permit, granted by the California State Lands Commission (CSLC), allows CSA […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Vessels

    A keel-laying ceremony has been held for Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Wind Maker, at Hanwha Ocean, formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, in South Korea. Eneti, which merged with Cadeler last year, placed an order with Hanwha Ocean for two Gusto MSC NG16000X jack-up vessels in 2021. Wind Maker, formerly known […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Australian Government has launched a consultation on an offshore wind development zone in the Indian Ocean off the Bunbury region in Western Australia (WA) that could host up to 20 GW of offshore wind. The Commonwealth is seeking feedback on a proposed area, which is 7,674 square kilometres and at least 20 kilometres from […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Vineyard Northeast’s proposed offshore wind project, located offshore Nantucket, Massachusetts. The publication of the NOI in the Federal Register opened a 45-day public comment period […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    UK-based Aventus Energy has partnered with Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) in support of Japan’s growing offshore wind sector. While HOM offers advisory, consultancy, and IMR services for the Japanese offshore wind sector, Aventus is said to bolster this partnership by providing a wide range of technical and engineering services such as inspection, repair, and maintenance […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Business development, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has launched a public consultation on the potential development of six wind lease areas offshore New York and New Jersey, in an area known as the New York Bight. In February 2022, BOEM held an auction that brought in over USD 4.3 billion for the rights to […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Ireland-headquartered Simply Blue Group has joined the North Sea Farm 1 (NSF1) project consortium to develop the world’s first commercial-scale seaweed farm located within an offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, the 10-hectare farm is planned to become operational in autumn 2024 when it will be deployed […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today published a proposed sale notice (PSN) for an offshore wind lease sale in the Central Atlantic for one area offshore Delaware and Maryland, and one area offshore Virginia.  BOEM says that the two lease areas have the potential to […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    The UK Government has awarded funding to a consortium led by Morek Engineering to design a new class of low-carbon installation vessels for the floating offshore wind market. The consortium includes Morek Engineering, Solis Marine Engineering, Tope Ocean, First Marine Solutions, and Celtic Sea Power. The consortium has won the funding through the UK Government’s […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical survey campaign has been completed at the Ossian floating offshore wind farm site in Scotland. Set to be located across 858 square kilometres of seabed off the east coast of Scotland, the project is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, Marubeni, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The site’s seabed is around 72 metres […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Innovation, Research & Development

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a USD 14.5 million funding opportunity to address challenges in marine and ocean renewable energy industries and to encourage innovation. DOE’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) and Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) issued a funding notice on 16 January, inviting domestic institutions of higher education, including minority-serving […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Interior (DOI) has approved Equinor and BP’s Empire Wind, the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive federal approval. Empire Wind US LLC, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, plans to develop two offshore wind farms known as Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2. Located approximately 12 nautical miles […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Buchan Offshore Wind, a consortium comprising BayWa r.e., Elicio, and BW Ideol, has completed offshore site investigations for the 1 GW floating wind farm in Scotland. Ocean Infinity, who commenced the surveying process for Buchan Offshore Wind in April this year, used the Normand Superior vessel to conclude the survey with cone penetration tests on […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following a retrofit campaign, TDI-Brooks’ new research vessel has arrived on the US East Coast where it will perform offshore wind work. The RV Nautilus, formerly known as Nautical Geo, reached the shores of the East Coast on 3 March after undergoing a six-month retrofit in Las Palmas. The 75-metre-long, 2000-built DP2 vessel will provide support […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Denmark’s Cadeler has signed an offshore wind turbine installation contract for the vessel, Wind Scylla, with an undisclosed client. The contract has a value between USD 75 million and USD 150 million, including both the firm period and potential options. The installation work is planned to commence in 2025. During the project duration, spanning between […]