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  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 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.

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 6 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a revenue increase at its Offshore Energy business in the third quarter of 2020, compared to the previous two quarters, but also a drop in its order book to EUR 1.3 billion (EUR 1.47 billion at the end of June). The company noted a strong contribution from the seabed intervention unit, while […]

  • 1 October 2020

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of September 2020. Orion’s Crane Repair Starts Liebherr has started preparations for the recovery of its HLC 295000 offshore crane on board the Orion vessel, whose hook broke this May, leaving several people injured and damaging the crane and the vessel’s deck. Crane Ordered for First Jones […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A number of consented offshore wind projects present a big opportunity to get BiFab back on its feet, according to the Scottish Government. BiFab was acquired by Canadian JV Driver in April as part of the government’s intervention to save the Fife-based company, however, it still needs new contracts to secure its future operation. 

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    The world’s installed offshore wind capacity rose by 15 per cent in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year will see a 37 per cent growth in global installed offshore wind capacity, according to Rystad Energy. Major contributor to both last year’s and this year’s growth is China. The country is expected to ramp […]

  • 1 December 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on the OffshoreWIND.biz site for the month of November 2020. Two-Turbine Floater Prototype Breezes Through Tests in Baltic Sea The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse granted planning consent to the two-turbine Dounreay Trì Floating Wind Demonstration Project on 17 March.

  • 10 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has completed the first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site utilising the new multi-function pre-lay plough. Mobilised on the Havila Jupiter, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in the Danish Baltic Sea in April, following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions close by. […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 10 May 2019

      This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences For a long time, the development of offshore wind was little contested by other sea uses in the North Sea. Whilst there were objections from fishermen due to limiting their access to sea space and tourism representatives concerned by visual impacts on […]

  • 10 December 2019