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  • 10 March 2021
    Vessels

    The two first electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) ever manufactured will be soon installed in a new commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) being built by Gondan Shipbuilders for Østensjø Rederi. According to the shipyard, the eVSPs arrived last week at its main facilities in Castropol, Asturias, in Spain, and are ready to be installed prior […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preparation works for the export cable installation for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project are expected to commence in mid-March. The area where the activities will take place is the nearshore extent of the wind farm’s export cable corridor. Two jack-up vessels, Capall Mara and C57 Red Squirrel, will carry out a small amount […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables plans to build phase two of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm off the coast of Northumberland using floating offshore wind technology. The first phase of the wind farm consists of five wind turbines and was constructed in 2017. It has a generating capacity of 41.5 MW and is the first UK offshore […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has launched the second community consultation for the Norfolk offshore wind farm extensions in the UK. The developer has also published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extension Projects (SEP and DEP). The two projects will double the capacity of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and SSE have reached financial close on the first two phases of the Dogger Bank wind farm project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project is divided into three 1.2 GW phases, Dogger Bank A, Dogger Bank B, and Dogger Bank C. The […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Cable pull-in for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm’s export line has been completed at the project’s landfall site at Lincolnshire’s Horseshoe Point beach. The operation, carried out by Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndurance, involved installing 2.4 kilometres of cable under water and toward the connection point. “Thanks to the dedication of our contracted staff, […]

  • 25 February 2021
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 19 MW Borssele V wind farm in the Dutch North Sea has been fully commissioned, Two Towers, the consortium behind the ”innovation site”, said. Situated within the site III of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, Borssele V features two Vestas 9.5 MW turbines and several innovations, one of which is a submerged Slip Joint. […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2710 to Hung Hua Construction in Taiwan. The vessels, named Falcon No. 5 and Falcon No. 6, join two other Damen FCS 2710 vessels and an FCS 2610 in the company’s fleet. Like the previous vessels, Falcon No. 5 and Falcon No. 6, will be […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The transmission system operators (TSOs) in Latvia and Estonia, AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) and Elering AS, have signed a cooperation agreement to study possible solutions for connecting the two countries’ joint 1 GW offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea to their mainland grids. Latvia and Estonia started discussions for a joint offshore wind project […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Financial close on the first two phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank is expected in the coming days, SSE said. SSE Renewables and Equinor are jointly developing the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project through a 50:50 joint venture company – Dogger Bank Wind Farm. The project is divided […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CWind Taiwan’s two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Phenom and Phoenix have commenced work on their first project in Taiwan, the company reported via social media. The 12-pax CTVs are supporting Siemens Gamesa during construction work on the Yunlin offshore wind farm. “They are the first in country to obtain the passenger ship safety certificate. […]

  • 22 January 2021
    R&D

    Heerema has received Statements of Feasibility from DNV GL for two of its “silent foundations” concepts, on which the company has been working together with the University of Dundee. The concepts include helical or screw piles and so-called push-in piles, which could be installed without loud hammering that can be harmful to marine life and […]

  • 26 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, in a consortium with Esteyco, has won a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York. The Spanish companies will analyse the feasibility of a concrete gravity-based foundation for the offshore wind farm developed by oil and gas majors BP and Equinor. Cobra […]

  • 2 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted and MDE Consultants have signed a four-year framework agreement for the provision of personnel for Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in Germany. The wind farms include Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3, both located in the German sector of the North Sea. Under the agreement, which started on 1 March and will run until 2025, […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Vessels

    In November, Piriou has presented two new vessel designs for the offshore wind sector: a cable laying vessel designed to install and repair both fiber-optical and energy cables, and a hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV). The 100-metre cable-layer will be capable of installation of wind farm cables as well as of cable repair on the […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has invited the offshore wind sector to sign up to a world-first data collection platform that aims to vastly reduce subsea cable failures. ELECTRODE will track cable failure trends and service downtime, as well as the effectiveness of current methods of monitoring, detection and response. Subsea cable failures account […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor has begun working at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Blount Boats launched the Chartwell 24 CTV the day after Christmas, after which the vessel spent three days going through sea trials and USCG inspections. At the CVOW project, Atlantic Endeavor is providing marine […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The geotechnical borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site has been completed. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners from 26 December, the Ocean Vantage vessel, which has been deployed for the work, has been demobilised. As reported earlier this year, the borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract with Seacat Services to provide its steel-series waterjet propulsion systems for the UK company’s new wind farm support vessels. Seacat Services placed the order for two next-generation multi-hull crew transfer vessels (CTVs) with naval architects BAR Technologies in September 2020. The vessels, Seacat Columbia and Seacat Cambria, were designed […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been awarded a four-year contract for construction monitoring on the first two phases of the 3.6 MW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. The construction monitoring for the project began in late 2020 and will run until Dogger Bank A & B start commercial operation. The […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The COP includes information about the construction, operations and conceptual decommissioning plans for the wind farm to be installed within a 112,800ha area located 27 miles […]

  • 3 December 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Equinor and the Norwegian independent research organization SINTEF have entered into a strategic collaboration covering four areas, one of which is floating offshore wind. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate the exchange and development of ideas and radical solutions between the two partners. The companies will collaborate on projects that can provide good […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor, destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, is getting ready for its launch. Blount Boats rolled out the Chartwell 24 CTV on its lift dock in Warren, Rhode Island, a few days ago. Once launched, Atlantic Endeavor will provide marine support services for […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has opened a tender procedure for a geotechnical soil investigation at the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver offshore wind site. TenneT seeks geotechnical information on two, optionally three, platform locations at IJmuiden Ver which are suitable to progress the design and installation requirements for offshore high voltage substations. The geotechnical soil […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Pile-driving specialist MENCK has won a contract to support Boskalis with the foundation piling activities on the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This involves the piling of 186 pin piles for the 62 three-legged jacket foundations being installed over two campaigns in 2021 and 2022 in water depths of up to 40 […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Japan’s Cosmo Eco Power and the engineering firm Hitz to jointly develop the 600 MW Seihoku-oki project in Aomori prefecture, in the northwest of Japan. The Seihoku-oki offshore wind farm, under development, will enter round two of the capacity auction planned by the Japanese government between […]