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  • 24 May 2012
    Technology

    Siemens has purchased the very first MaXccess system to improve the safe transfer of service specialists onto offshore wind turbines. MaXccess was designed by OSBIT Power Ltd and has been tested by a strategic alliance of Siemens, OSBIT Power, Statoil and Fred Olsen Windcarrier to establish the effectiveness of the design.  Siemens, which operates a […]

  • 25 August 2021
    Technology

    DNV has updated the DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures. The updated standard is said to include technical improvements that would allow the industry to further optimize floating wind turbine structures while maintaining a sufficient level of safety. The main change is a completely revised section on floating stability, DNV said. In addition, various […]

  • 27 August 2015
    R&D

    A recent study performed by the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is helping Norway-based Statoil prepare for the installation of what has the potential to be the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore array. Statoil deployed the first spar-based system called Hywind Demo in 2009, which is still operating […]

  • 17 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has chosen DEME Offshore to transport and install the monopile foundations at the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord wind farms in the Danish North Sea. The Vesterhav offshore wind farms are located 10 kilometres off the West coast of Jutland near Thyborøn (Nord) and Søndervig (Syd) in water depths of approximately 20 metres. The […]

  • 1 February 2019

    Record-breaking turbines, new offshore wind tenders… read the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the first month of 2019. Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype is expected to be installed this year, with commercial market […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has won the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the inter-array cables at the Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 17 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has selected Tekmar Energy Limited to supply Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Tekmar Energy has signed a contract with EPCI contractor DEME Offshore to design, manufacture, and supply Generation 10 TekTube CPS to protect subsea inter-array cables on the first two phases of the wind […]

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 18 May 2011
    R&D

      Aberdeen headquartered energy consultancy Xodus Group today announced that it will plan and carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for Statoil for a potential pilot park for the world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine. Xodus made the announcement at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen and First Minister Alex Salmond welcomed the news. […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has selected South Korea’s Samkang M&T to manufacture and deliver the jacket foundations for the Hai Long 2b and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA), Samkang M&T will produce and deliver a total of 52 jacket foundations for the two wind farms. The […]

  • 21 December 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) project has signed an MOU with Scrabster Harbour Trust to work together on the development of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) requirements, services, and facilities as part of a wider commitment to boost the Scottish supply chain. The MOU also sees the organisations commit to collaboratively investigating the potential […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Technology

    OSBIT Power (OP), Siemens Wind Power and Statoil announced that they have successfully completed offshore trials of OP’s innovative offshore wind turbine access system, MaXccess. The trials were conducted with the backing of Siemens Wind Power and Statoil, at the Hywind Demo floating offshore wind turbine off the coast of Norway. MaXccess was installed on […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    First power from the 1,386 MW Hornsea Two, soon to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, is expected before the end of the year, a spokesperson for Ørsted told offshore WIND. 139 of the wind farm’s 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines have now been installed, and all of the wind farms inter-array […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based BlueFloat Energy and Australia’s Energy Estate, which recently partnered to develop offshore wind projects in New Zealand and Australia, have revealed the first three offshore wind farms they are developing together in Australia. The projects, which have a total installed capacity of 4.3 GW, include one bottom-fixed and two floating wind farms, with floating […]

  • 30 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a partnership agreement with four companies within marine and offshore construction services, Boskalis, DEME, ACCIONA, and MT Højgaard International, to develop the VindØ energy island in the Danish North Sea. CIP acts as the project developer on behalf of an investor consortium composed of PensionDanmark and PFA, two of […]

  • 7 December 2021
    R&D

    Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms, according to a study funded by RWE, which is now increasingly involved in floating wind. Based on the findings, RWE said that Scotland was well placed to manufacture low carbon concrete foundations, attracting significant investment into the Scottish […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    France-based green hydrogen technology developer Lhyfe and engineering company DORIS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on working together on offshore hydrogen production projects, with a plan to launch the first floating wind turbine for integration with a hydrogen production system. The partners will work on finalising the development of their proprietary solution called […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total of 80 wind turbine foundations are now in place at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.  The 80 foundations are being installed by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation, which put the first monopile in place in early May and had more than a quarter of the project’s foundations installed by the end of August. […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has broken ground for its 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project in Barnstable, Massachusetts, setting the US on a road to its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is also the first such project in the Americas region. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 18 November at Covell’s Beach, where the offshore wind […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    German energy company RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will cooperate on the development of floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast with an envisaged capacity of up to 1.5 GW. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between RWE and Ulsan City, in support of South Korea’s Net Zero 2050 ambition. […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy is planning to award a USD 3.7 million grant to the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) for the development of the 20.7MW offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie, according to local media. This would be the third DOE’s grant for the project, bringing the federal backing to a total of USD […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy has selected the consortium of DEME Group and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 2 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have established a joint venture company, Japan Offshore Marine (JOM), to collaborate in the field of offshore wind construction in Japan. JOM, owned 51 per cent by Penta-Ocean and 49 per cent by DEME, will engage in investigation, engineering, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction related to foundation […]

  • 16 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ems Maritime Offshore (EMO), Vestas, and Parkwind have signed lease agreements for an operations and maintenance (O&M) building in the Port of Sassnitz–Mukran for Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm. The building will see up to 40 professionals overseeing and maintaining the 257 MW project, located northeast of the island of Rügen in the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    DemoWind, the Offshore Wind European Research Area Network (ERA-NET) Cofund, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, launched a Joint Call 2015 on 25th February 2015.  DemoWind offers the opportunity for project consortia to participate in its first Joint Call this year for collaborative offshore wind demonstration projects. The total funding available for the DemoWind Joint Call 2015 projects is […]