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  • 14 November 2017

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables met in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday, 14 November, to debate future opportunities for UK’s floating offshore wind.

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK Government statistics for 2016 have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland’s offshore wind sector increased by 300% and equaled 2,000 employees.

  • 23 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 16 to 23 July 2017.

  • 22 February 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. The first of five floating foundations for the project was assembled at Navantia’s Fene yard on 17 January. The delivery of the foundations is expected to be carried out in the second quarter of 2017. […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s DeepWind cluster has formed a new group dedicated to the floating offshore wind sector in Scotland and the UK. The subgroup has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the UK. Its aim is to develop close ties with centers […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Technology

    Statoil has awarded Aibel the contract for FEED and EMA (Engineering & Management Assistance) of substructures for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park offshore wind farm. The contract has an estimated value of approximately EUR 4.7 million. “This is an important new step in our commitment to renewable energy. This past year we’ve worked hard to […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market. Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos) The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL is set to undertake a third-party verification study of Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, the world’s first expected to power oil platforms. The independent verification study will ensure that the wind turbines comply with the applicable codes and standards for floating offshore wind, DNV GL said. In addition, the study […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 1 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea Installs First Foundation at Galloper Offshore marine engineering specialist GeoSea installed the first of fifty-six turbine foundations at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm on Wednesday, 28th December. Block Island Turbine Out of Action Until Second Half of February One of the General Elecetric’s (GE) Haliade turbines installed at America’s first offshore wind farm […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm. The contract, worth approximately EUR 10.2 million, will see Nexans delivering cables to the site, located 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire. The offshore cable systems will be […]

  • 22 October 2017

    Most read news on Offshore WIND from 16 to 22 October 2017.

  • 21 May 2018

    Following Crown Estate Scotland’s recent proposals to lease seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in the Scottish waters from the late 2020s, the UK offshore wind industry has shown its support emphasizing the positive impact the new sites would have on the country.

  • 26 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea. The agreement was signed early December 2018 with a five-month duration, and the study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment […]

  • 25 June 2017

    First Hywind Turbine Mounted on Its Floating Foundation The first of the total 5 turbines for the Hywind Scotland project has been lifted onto its floating foundation in Stord, Norway, and is ready for the deployment off the Scottish coast. MHI Vestas SOV Hits the Water (Video) Cemre Shipyard in Turkey has organised a launching […]

  • 8 November 2015

    Fire Breaks Out on WFSV at Borkum Riffgrund 1 One of the engine rooms of the Beaumaris Bay wind farm service vessel, deployed at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, caught fire on Saturday, 31 October. Scotland Greenlights World’s Largest Floating Wind Project The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has expanded its trading activities to the United States. Danske Commodities US LLC is based in Connecticut and is part of the company’s strategy of global expansion. Besides expanding geographically, Danske Commodities said it is dedicated to growing the size of its business activities. In February, the company became part […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Masdar Energy UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masdar, has refinanced its stake in the 630 MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The refinanced debt totalled approximately GBP 466 million in commercial bank debt, maturing in December 2032. Original financing for the project closed in October 2013. Located off the coast of Kent […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility by the end of 2018 in order to develop an offshore wind project off New York, a senior company official told Reuters.

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Aibel has awarded a contract to the Manchester-based Granada Material Handling Ltd to design, manufacture, deliver and commission 10 davit crane units for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm situated off Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Two Granada Python crane units, specifically designed for the Hywind floating wind farm, will be fitted to each of […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Statoil plans to set up a competitive portfolio including new energy solutions with a focus on offshore wind, low carbon solutions, ventures and R&D.

  • 9 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil officially opened the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Operations Centre in Great Yarmouth today as part of the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival. The former warehouse on the south bank of the river harbour has been completely redeveloped to accommodate offices and a dedicated 24/7 control room to manage the operations and maintenance of the £1.5 […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out the first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

  • 24 July 2017
    Vessels

    The first floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has arrived off Aberdeenshire, after setting sail from the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, last week.

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is conducting a study on behalf of Crown Estate Scotland on potential economic benefits of more floating wind projects in Scotland.