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  • 25 October 2022
    Authorities, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have released a draft joint strategy to protect and promote the recovery of North Atlantic right whales as part of responsible offshore wind development. The draft strategy, which is now put up for consultation, provides a clear path forward to […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) includes a 102,480-acre area offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, and two areas offshore Galveston, Texas, one comprising 102,480 acres and the other comprising 96,786 acres. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) […]

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

    The Norwegian Government has awarded Vard Group and the Ocean Charger project partners NOK 38 million (approximately EUR 3.6 million) for the development of offshore charging solutions. The Ocean Charger project’s primary goal is to develop and demonstrate an offshore charging solution for battery-powered ships. By connecting vessels to the power grid in the wind […]

  • 9 February 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    A delegation of fifteen Scottish companies met in Rennes, France, with companies from the Brittany offshore wind and marine energy sector to discuss the development of partnerships around floating wind turbines. Scotland and Brittany are two players at the forefront of floating wind development in Europe. The two territories have the advantage of having floating […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, 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 […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Environment

    Ørsted and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Denmark, have teamed up with the goal to advance offshore wind deployment that enhances ocean biodiversity and to drive a global shift towards addressing climate and biodiversity goals together. Under the five-year global partnership, the companies will jointly identify, develop, and advocate for offshore wind deployment initiatives […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    In this session three professionals from Offshore Energy’s supporting and endorsing partners will share their views on the current state of affairs, outlooks for the upcoming years and share opportunities in several regions and markets in the maritime, offshore and energy sector. Hans Simons from HoTai Energy Consult wrote a whitepaper ‘Feeding the beast’ about […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a contract worth over USD 200 million for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal, first agreed upon in March, has now been officially signed with the wind farm’s developers Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between Spain-headquartered EDP Renewables and France-headquartered ENGIE. […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, have entered a multi-year research partnership with a nonprofit organisation Mystic Aquarium to conduct studies of the effects of offshore wind turbines on marine mammals and sea turtles. “Developing more clean, renewable energy is critical in combatting the impacts of climate change on […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Companies from the French region of Brittany (Bretagne) will be present at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam on 29 and 30 November to highlight their expertise and the region’s ports’ strategic position close to several fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects. Bretagne Ocean Power, accompanied by five Breton companies, will be present […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Authorities, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Australia has opened a consultation on a new offshore wind zone in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter, New South Wales. The development area is situated within the recently declared Hunter-Central Coast Renewable Energy Zone (REZ). The Hunter-Central Coast REZ has reportedly attracted a significant response with commercial interest in renewable generation and storage projects […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 November 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified eight draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware, which will now be put up for public review and comment.   The areas cover approximately 1.7 million acres and represent a subset of the 3.9 million acres of the Call Area […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Gulf of Maine, whose US waters lie off the coasts of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, has already attracted several (floating) offshore wind developers as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) continues its process towards designating Wind Energy Areas which will be put up for a lease sale in 2024. After BOEM issued a […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have deployed a floating buoy offshore Hawaii to collect offshore wind resource and meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data. Jump to: The floating research buoy, owned by the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), was installed in December 2022 […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    Semco Maritime, ISC Consulting Engineers, Aalborg University, Energy Cluster Denmark, and Norway and Sweden-based Inocean have secured funding to further develop a floating offshore substation (FOSS) concept. The parties announced their collaboration in 2022 and are now set to further accelerate floating offshore substation development through funding from the Energy Technology and Demonstration Program (EUDP). […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    Three former members of the Star of the South project’s executive team have launched a consultancy company focused on offshore wind and are now recruiting with an aim to grow the team to more than ten people by the end of this year. The company, named Energise Renewables, has been founded in Melbourne by Naomi […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE is performing a benthic survey off the northeast coast of the UK, where the company plans to build its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) Offshore Wind Farm. According to a Notice to Mariners from the project, the developer has contracted Ocean Ecology to carry out a seabed habitat survey at the offshore wind […]

  • 6 October 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a finding of no significant impacts (FONSI) to environmental resources from potential offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA), located off the coast of San Luis Obispo County in central California.  On 5 October, the Bureau announced it had […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Norway-based energy data and intelligence provider, TGS, has added four more locations on the US East Coast to its multi-client offshore wind and metocean measurement campaign. In addition to their floating LiDAR buoy in the New York Bight, TGS announced four further deployments, one offshore Massachusetts, two covering the impending Central Atlantic lease round, and […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The geophysical and environmental survey works for the Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland have been completed, marking a significant milestone for the 100 MW project that is planned to be progressed through of the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The survey activities commenced on 7 August and were […]

  • 30 November 2022

    In the Marine Energy Alliance talk Jeff Lee (INGINE Wave Energy Systems) Jan Skoldhammer (NoviOcean) Polina Vasilenko (Heliorec) and Fred Gardner (Symphony Wave Power) present their solutions in the marine energy sector. Discover the latest developments in wave, tidal, floating solar, floating wind and other types of marine energy. The goal of INGINE Wave Energy Systems […]

  • 3 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Fugro, Ocean Infinity, and have been awarded contracts by Energinet to provide geological and geophysical consultancy services for the potential development of offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea, Danish Kattegat, and Danish Baltic Sea. The total value of the procurement, excluding VAT, is approximately EUR 49 million. The tender concerning the performance […]

  • 31 October 2022
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the West of Orkney Windfarm have completed its 2022 offshore and nearshore surveys for the project area, located around 25 kilometres off the Sutherland coast in Scotland. This milestone achievement covered geophysical and benthic surveys of the seabed across the 675 km2 offshore option agreement area, with the objective of establishing the […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    BlueFloat Energy has announced plans for developing a 1.7 GW floating offshore wind project off the coast of the New South Wales Hunter region in Australia. The Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project follows last week’s announcement by the Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen, about the proposed offshore wind zone in the Pacific […]

  • 19 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Albanese and Andrews Governments, together with Wellington Shire Council, local community members, and industry have formally declared the Bass Strait off Gippsland as Australia’s first offshore wind zone and awarded Major Project Status to the Start of the South offshore wind farm. The declared area in Gippsland, Victora, covers about 15,000 square kilometres offshore […]