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  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Although the Netherlands does not have plans to deploy floating offshore wind turbines in its waters, at least not yet, professionals from the industry are coming together to talk floating wind on 29 November at RAI Amsterdam, where Navingo is organising its annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference. With record floating wind capacity already awarded […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The port authorities in Cagliari have received applications for maritime state concessions for four different floating wind projects to be built offshore Sardinia. 30-year concessions are sought from the Port Authority of Cagliari for all of the four projects to be constructed offshore and allowed corridors for export cables to make landfalls. AvenHexicon, a 50/50 […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    Maritime UK has unveiled its Offshore Wind Plan which makes a series of recommendations for how the maritime sector, the offshore wind sector, and governments can work together to maximise growth. The plan outlines how the growth of offshore wind can provide opportunities across the maritime supply chain in sectors like ports, shipbuilding, crewing, and […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Industry, Innovation, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    RWE has launched its second annual Innovation Competition, looking for solutions in the domains of ecology, system integration, and circularity in offshore wind. The energy company and one of the leading offshore wind developers has invited start-ups, scale-ups, research institutes, as well as other individuals and organisations to propose an innovative solution in one of […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norwegian marine geophysical company PGS has been awarded its first ultra-high resolution wind farm site characterization project, marking its entry into what the company described as ”a strategically important new energy market.” The survey will cover two European wind farm sites, both of which are in the development phase. PGS will mobilize a 3D vessel […]

  • 10 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has issued a contract notice seeking the manufacturer of monopile foundations for the N-7.2 offshore wind project in the German North Sea. The contract is divided into two lots, with Lot 1 covering the manufacturing of between 49 and 68 monopiles, and Lot 2 covering the production of the same number of transition pieces. […]

  • 17 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft tender to lease seabed areas off Tamil Nadu for 4 GW equivalent offshore wind project capacity during the Fiscal Year 2022-23. The tender covers specific identified offshore wind sub-blocks B1, B2, B3, B4, and G1 in the Gulf of Mannar. The developers will […]

  • 21 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW He Dreiht GmbH has issued a contract notice seeking setup and operation of marine coordination during the construction phase of the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The contract covers the provision of qualified marine coordinators in various shift systems, and marine coordinator assistance, as well as necessary […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy

    Fugro has reported a revenue of EUR 1.76 billion for the whole year of 2022, representing a 14.8 per cent growth in comparison to 2021, said to be due to a 42 per cent increase in offshore wind. Infrastructure and oil & gas were also up, with 7 per cent and 9 per cent respectively. […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D

    The global pipeline of floating offshore wind projects has more than doubled in the past year from 91 GW to 185 GW, according to a report published by RenewableUK. The number of projects has increased globally during that time from 130 to 230, RenewableUK said. The pipeline includes projects at any stage: operational, under construction, […]

  • 21 November 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical survey has commenced at the Oriel Wind Park project off County Louth in the Irish Sea. The ultra-high-resolution geophysical survey started in November and is expected to be completed by mid-December, subject to weather and operational constraints. The goal of the survey, which will be carried out by the shallow draft vessel Fastnet […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation has appointed COWI as the Pre-FEED Designer for the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind project in Ireland, shortly after the Danish engineering company secured a contract for another Irish offshore wind farm, the North Irish Sea Array (NISA), developed by Statkraft. The 450 MW Sceirde Rocks is planned to be built in the North […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Clinton Marine Survey, on behalf of OX2, has carried out a geophysical survey for the Galatea-Galene wind farm offshore Sweden. The survey of about 370 square kilometres was carried out by Clinton Marine Survey’s Northern Storm vessel over a five-week period and included both the wind farm area and the planned cable corridors to shore. […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK ship repair, shipbuilding, and offshore construction company, Harland & Wolff, has terminated a contract with Saipem for the manufacture and delivery of jacket foundations for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland. As previously reported, Saipem contracted Harland & Wolff to manufacture and deliver eight wind turbine jacket foundations for the […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed six new contracts in the US offshore wind market for 2023, 2024, and 2025. In the coming year, Ampelmann’s motion-compensated gangway will assist in the hook-up, cabling, and commissioning of turbines on Vineyard Wind and South Fork Wind offshore wind farms, two of the first commercial-scale wind […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    BP and Deep Wind Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea. As part of their agreement, bp has acquired a 55 per cent stake in Deep Wind Offshore’s early-stage offshore wind portfolio, which includes four projects across the Korean peninsula with a potential generating capacity of up to […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    COWI has been selected by Statkraft as Owner’s Engineer for the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind farm. The company will support Statkraft in preparing an auction application for the first offshore competition under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS-1) in Ireland. COWI’s scope of work will include foundation concept design, electrical design, construction, […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Vessels

    Edda Wind has revealed that it expects delays for its newbuild Commissioning Service Vessel (CSOV) Edda Breeze and Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) Edda Brint and Edda Goelo (C416). Edda Breeze and Edda Brint have both been delivered from the respective yards and are currently in the process of installing the gangway systems in Denmark. Based […]

  • 23 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EGS has completed an offshore geophysical and hydrographic survey for Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula, USA. EGS was contracted by Ørsted to conduct, process, and interpret high-resolution geophysical and hydrographic survey data of the nearshore sections of the export cable routes for Skipjack Wind, currently in development. […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Surveys of the area that the Lithuanian Government selected for the country’s first offshore wind farm have shown that the seabed in the Baltic Sea is suitable for the development of this type of project. The Lithuanian Energy Agency selected Geobaltic and Garant Diving to carry out the geophysical and seismic surveys through an international […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore has awarded Huisman a contract for the design and construction of a 3,000+mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) that will be installed on Cadeler’s second F-class jack-up vessel. The contract award follows this year’s order of a similar crane for Cadeler’s first F-class vessel. With this crane, Cadeler will be capable of […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based Rovco and Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market. The agreement will see both parties work together to analyse the Japanese offshore wind market and develop a better understanding of the demand in […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian energy company Earth Wind & Power (EWP) is set to offtake up to 400MW of excess and pre-grid offshore wind power to supply electricity to data centre infrastructure in Northern Europe. According to EWP, the project would support Europe’s growing demand for data processing power. “It is a proud moment for Earth Wind & […]

  • 30 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Houston-based classification society ABS has given Approval in Principal (AiP) to the Bassoe D-Floater floating wind turbine foundation, designed to handle the largest wind turbines in the world. The Bassoe D-Floater technology is capable of carrying 15 MW turbines in some of the harshest environmental conditions, ABS said. ”ABS is proud to add the Bassoe […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry

    The following is an opinion piece written by Julian Brown, Board Chair at SENSEWind. Opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed in opinion, comment, and guest articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of offshoreWIND.biz. Deployment predictions in floating wind continue to soar. By 2050, DNV predicts that floating offshore wind will generate 264 GW or 15% […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has unveiled new names, brands, and websites for its two Scottish offshore wind projects. The two proposed projects, located off the coast of the Outer Hebrides, are named Spiorad na Mara and Havbredey. Working in partnership with Stornoway-based LOOM Graphics, Northland conducted local research, consultation, and engagement, to ensure the names reflected the rich […]