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  • 7 December 2020
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian energy major Equinor and German utility RWE have joined the NortH2 green hydrogen project in the Netherlands. NortH2 aims to produce green hydrogen using electricity from about 4 GW of offshore wind off the coast of the Netherlands by 2030, and 10+ GW by 2040. The project was launched in February 2020 by Shell, […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    MMA has completed a survey work scope at Formosa 2 offshore wind project located off the coast of Taiwan. MMA reports having carried out several potential unexploded ordnance target investigations as well as 168 km of magnetometer survey line from its support DP2 vessel MMA Prestige. The 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm is […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture for the development, construction and operation of the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 and 1 GW Baltica 3 offshore wind farms in Poland. The agreement was signed following negotiations that PGE and Ørsted started back in October 2019. Almost a […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is en route to Port of Nigg in Scotland to start the wind turbine installation at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm. Prior to heading to Nigg, Bold Tern completed the mobilisation for the project at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Bold Tern will transport 100 […]

  • 2 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a letter extending the examination period for the Development Consent Order (DCO) applications for the East Anglia One North and the East Anglia Two offshore wind farms. The deadline for the completion of examinations has been moved from 6 April until […]

  • 30 April 2021
    R&D

    New research from Oxford Brookes University has found that Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) are far more efficient in large scale (offshore) wind farms than the traditional Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines (HAWTs). Spinning around an axis vertical to the ground, VAWTs exhibit the opposite behaviour of the traditional horizontal propeller design and increase each other’s […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vard has contracted Red Rock Marine to deliver a knuckle telescopic offshore crane for Van Oord’s newbuild cable laying vessel. Red Rock Marine is planning to deliver the purpose-built knuckle telescopic offshore crane next year. Van Oord placed an order for the next-generation green cable laying vessel with Vard in December 2020, which is scheduled to be delivered and put into […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland’s FoundOcean has secured a contract to provide foundation grouting for a 100-turbine offshore wind project in Taiwan. The contract is expected to create 30 new jobs at the Livingston-based company. FoundOcean won the contract after receiving financial support from UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK government’s export credit agency. UK’s International Trade Minister, Graham […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm was completed on 30 November, with the 58th and final unit erected at the project site located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea. DEME, the EPCI contractor for the project, started installing the foundations in September 2019, using its jack-up vessel […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has returned to Port of Nigg after installing the first four Vestas (MHI Vestas) 9.5 MW wind turbines at the Moray East wind farm off Scotland. The 950 MW Moray East will feature 100 V164-9.5MW units installed at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast. The team […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has submitted its proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to supply New Jersey with up to 2,300 MW of offshore wind energy. New Jersey seeks to award between 1,200 MW and 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy projects as part of its second solicitation. Atlantic Shores, the 50-50 […]

  • 31 May 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Finnish government has submitted its National Recovery Plan to the European Commission, allocating € 318.7 million to support clean energy and energy infrastructure developments, including a 6 GW offshore wind farm that will incorporate a Power-to-X solution. Finland plans to support offshore wind and other new energy technologies with EUR 161 million, and the […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has submitted a planning application to double the size of their blade manufacturing facility at the Green Port Hull complex in northeastern England. If plans go ahead, Siemens Gamesa will extend their facility on Alexandra Dock in the Port of Hull from 36,000 to 77,600 square metres, Hull City Council said. The proposed […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ten new companies have joined the AquaVentus offshore wind-to-hydrogen project, including offshore wind developers Ørsted, Equinor, and WindMW, as well as the offshore construction company Royal Boskalis Westminster. The AquaVentus consortium, which is developing a massive project revolving around green hydrogen production powered by 10 GW of offshore wind installed in the North Sea, now […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is on her way to install the first wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The vessel departed Port of Nigg loaded with the first sets of the MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines on Tuesday, 12 January, AIS data shows. In total, Bold Tern will […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved an investment of up to GBP 8.3 million in Scottish Government funding for an GBP 18.9 million project to develop the East Quay at Port of Nigg in Easter Ross. Owned by Global Energy Group (GEG), Port of Nigg is home to the largest graving dock […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has invested in the development company 7 Seas Med, which has been developing a 250 MW floating wind project off the coast of Italy, in the Sicily Strait. CIP, Nice Technology and 7 Seas Wind Power have joined forces to develop the wind farm, for which 7 Seas Med already filed a concession request, according to Green […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation at the Moray East offshore wind farm is scheduled to start in the first days of the next year, around 5 January. The wind turbines will be installed by the Bold Tern jack-up vessel, with the commissioning work to be done from Acta Centaurus, supported by two crew transfer vessels, HST Harri […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Twelve Vestas (MHI Vestas) 9.5 MW wind turbines have been installed so far at the Moray East project site, located some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast. The wind turbine installation is being carried out by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bold Tern jack-up vessel, which is picking up the components at the Port of Nigg, where […]

  • 9 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    HSBC Bank (Taiwan) has approved two green guarantees to support the Taiwanese Century Iron & Steel Industrial and Hung Hua Construction on the supply of equipment and services for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind project. The bank guarantee issued for Century Iron & Steel Industrial and its subsidiary Century Wind Power is valid for […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla has installed 93 out of the 100 wind turbine jacket foundations at the Moray East wind farm off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland, the project’s latest Notice of Operations shows. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The Seajacks Scylla installed […]

  • 3 May 2021

    Securing the flow of green energy by safely servicing and maintaining fast growing numbers of wind turbines on land and at sea, is no small challenge. Part of that challenge is to optimally protect against electrical shocks and to make turbine activation impossible while maintenance is still ongoing. The company needed a practical and reliable […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern installed the 50th Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbine at the Moray East offshore wind farm, marking the halfway milestone. The 50th turbine was installed at 22.40 local time on Thursday, 10 June. Last work on the turbine was completed at 05.14 on Friday, 11 June, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. Bold […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Vessels

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has held a steel cutting ceremony for Green Jade, the first Taiwan-built floating heavy-lift offshore wind installation vessel. CDWE, a joint venture of DEME Offshore and Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC, informed in April that it had initiated the contract for early works and ordering of critical packages. A few months later, the final investment […]

  • 25 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Eni and the University of Strathclyde have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a program to help the workforce from the oil & gas sector in Scotland transfer their skills to renewable energy technologies. Eni with Eni Corporate University and the Strathclyde University will work together to promote a new approach on the […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Supply & Trading and Ineos have entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. RWE signed a long-term PPA with project developer Parkwind last year with plans to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. Under the terms of the […]