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  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) has entered into a partnership with Boston Line & Services for offshore wind in the U.S. In the partnership, HST will bring its experience from the European crew transfer vessel (CTV) market and the Massachusetts-based company will provide its services and local content. “There is a definite synergy between the businesses and […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind brought the most revenue to Van Oord in 2020, surpassing for the first time the company’s Dredging business. Van Oord recorded EUR 632 million in revenue at its Offshore Wind business in 2020, a 10.7 per cent increase compared to EUR 571 million reported in 2019. The division’s operational results increased sharply, […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken over HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan, built by Damen Shipyards in Antalya, Turkey, is now ready for its voyage to Belgium, HST said. Once there, the vessel, and its sister HST Harri, will be deployed on the Northwester 2 […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has signed a contract to equip offshore wind turbines manufactured by Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) with 4MW Fully Fed LV3 wind converters. Totalling 1GW, the deal is set to be one of the biggest offshore wind projects in China, GE said. The converters will be manufactured in GE’s Shanghai facility. “In a fast growing […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Six offshore wind projects under development in the UK, with a total installed capacity 5.5 GW, have passed their Milestone Requirement (MR), Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) reported. The MR is the first significant milestone for projects awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs), as it requires developers to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the project. The […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) newest fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Harri represents the third fast crew supply vessel that HST ordered with Damen under a contract signed at the beginning of this year. The vessel, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class Damen unveiled in May last year, is […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Energy company RWE is to make a strategic commitment to the UK’s east coast with the creation of an operations hub for offshore wind farms at Grimsby’s Royal Dock. The new ‘Grimsby Hub’ facility will expand the existing Triton Knoll offshore wind farm base and will be the home for RWE’s specialist team for major […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has floated out HST Euan, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen for the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 this June. Shortly after, the company revealed it had signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide HST Euan and HST Harri […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster Energi Coast is launching a new Innovation Group which aims to develop long-term solutions to meet the requirements for new technology in offshore wind. The purpose of the group is to progress major innovation opportunities for the region’s offshore wind industry in areas such as operations and maintenance and energy […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Vessels

    The fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 for High Speed Transfers (HST) – to be named HST Euan – is taking its final steps toward completion and will be delivered to its owner and operator in December. The HST Euan delivery will follow the recent handover of HST Harri, the third FCS 2710 ordered by […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first 108-metre wind turbine blade at its factory in Hull, the UK. The B108 IntegralBlades are one of the key components of Siemens Gamesa’s flagship offshore wind turbine – the SG 14-222 DD. ”Over the past year, we’ve doubled output at the Hull facility, allowing our team […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne, one of the two deep-sea ports in North East England, is investing in the third phase of clearance and remediation of Tyne Dock Enterprise Park to prepare the site for offshore wind manufacturers. The Port of Tyne, within 100 nautical miles of the Dogger Bank, Hornsea, Seagreen and Sofia wind farms […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne in the UK is nearing the final phase of a GBP 3 million investment program to infill Tyne Dock and increase its offer to potential offshore wind manufacturers. The program will result in an additional 30ha of land with deep-sea quayside access to support offshore wind, Matt Beeton, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 9 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Prysmian’s new cable laying vessel (CLV) Leonardo da Vinci has completed its first trip to open sea and is ready to begin sea trials. After completing the last outfitting phases, Leonardo da Vinci will undergo sea trials for approximately two weeks and will run three turns of tests. After draught readings, the first phase of sea trials […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen has signed a contract with High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) for the delivery of a third fast crew supply vessel. HST Harri, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class that Damen unveiled in May 2018, is expected to be delivered in September this year. The FCS 2710 class is capable of carrying 26 passengers, twice more than […]

  • 30 June 2021
    Vessels

    Cadeler has signed a contract with COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry for the construction of two new X-class wind turbine installation vessels, with the total order amounting to USD 651 million (around EUR 548 million). According to the vessel owner, who announced the decision to build the new X-class vessels this April, the vessels will be […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is on its way to Ostende, Belgium, to begin work on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. HST Harri sailed out today for the long voyage towards the 219MW project, where it will carry out a five-year charter with MHI Vestas, according to HST. The vessel will […]

  • 23 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    German energy company RWE has decided to reorganise its renewables businesses and manage the global offshore wind and onshore wind/PV businesses in separate divisions. Sven Utermöhlen will be responsible for the Offshore Wind division, and Silvia Ortín Rios will be in charge of Onshore Wind/PV. Markus Krebber, CEO of RWE AG, said: ”Sven and Silvia […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide its HST Harri and HST Euan fast crew supply vessels (FCSs) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind project. The five-year charter is set to begin this year at the Belgian wind farm after the newbuild vessels are delivered. HST Harri is the third FCS […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Frese has announced that Cadeler’s two new X-Class offshore wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) will feature its Frese FUELSAVE technology which should reduce ships’ energy consumption. Cadeler chose to install onboard the new flow management system that can improve the vessels’ CII rating by up to nine per cent total fuel savings in certain operational […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Cadeler and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have contracted NOV to supply the overall vessel design and jacking systems for the two X-Class wind turbine installation vessels Cadeler recently ordered at COSCO. Under the contract, NOV, the parent company of the vessel designer GustoMSC, will supply two GustoMSC™ NG-20000X jack-up vessel designs, as well as the […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Technology

    The Netherlands-based engineering company Iv-Offshore & Energy has developed a platform that uses offshore wind energy to produce 85 kilotonnes of hydrogen per year. With a capacity of 500 MW, the platform can produce enough green hydrogen in a single day to power more than 300,000 hydrogen cars to drive at least 100 kilometres, the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, has recently expanded to include some of the leading offshore wind developers such as Equinor, innogy, and SSE. “The cluster now includes developers Equinor and SSE which are joint venture partners in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms and innogy Renewables, which is involved with the Sofia project,” Joanne […]

  • 3 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    RWE Offshore Wind has entered into an operations and maintenance (O&M) jack-up vessel framework agreement with Denmark-based Ziton. Under the four-year agreement, Ziton will provide RWE’s offshore wind business with vessel, lifting, and auxiliary services for a minimum of 180 days of support every year. The long-term partnership will cover all UK and European operational […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has launched its first up-tower crane solution, named GenHook, for offshore application. GenHook offshore up-tower crane solution, which the company presented at the WindEnergy Conference & Exhibition in Hamburg, has a lifting capacity of up to 30 tonnes and is able to perform generator and gearbox exchanges and repairs. […]