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  • 19 October 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an offshore wind lease sale in California on 6 December. This will be the first-ever offshore wind lease sale on the US Pacific coast and the first-ever through which the country will support commercial-scale floating wind farms. On 6 December, BOEM will offer five areas […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Authorities, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a Determination of No Competitive Interest for a proposed research lease area offshore Gulf of Maine. BOEM’s determination means it will move forward with the State of Maine’s research application, which could be used to inform any future commercial offshore wind development in the Gulf of […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    The following is a press release from Navingo BV, the owner of and organiser of the annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  BP is joining this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam as the sponsor of The Stage and one of its participants. In three weeks, this […]

  • 29 November 2022

    In today’s Marine Energy Alliance talk, Paula van Lieshout (SolarDuck), Félix Elefant (EVER) and Ray Alcorn (WEDUSEA) present their solutions in the marine energy sector. Discover the latest developments in wave, tidal, floating solar, floating wind and other types of marine energy. Solarduck generates green energy using state-of-the-art Offshore Floating Solar plants which are fully scalable to […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On 9 March, the Biden-Harris administration released the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024, with funds for federal agencies’ activities in offshore wind proposed to be increased. The budget also supports the agencies’ work on the next National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, however, in terms of corporate support, it eliminates tax subsidies […]

  • 24 February 2023

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has kicked off several projects and collaborations with other government departments and partners to advance floating wind development in the country, including transmission planning, research, and technology.  Over the past two days, 22 and 23 February, DOE and the Departments of the Interior, Commerce, and Transportation held an inaugural […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s offshore wind-to-hydrogen pilot project in Scotland is moving towards filing consent applications, with a public consultation event set to be held next month and the developer appointing a UK-based consultancy for the metocean design criteria for the project. The Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project is said to bring the world its first hydrogen-producing offshore wind […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Collaboration, Equipment, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology

    A consortium of Dutch companies has launched a government-backed project to explore the synergies between offshore wind, offshore solar and hydrogen production at sea for improved sustainability of North Sea renewable energy projects. The four-year project, dubbed Solar Enhanced North Sea Energy Hub (SENSE-HUB), is expected to accelerate the rollout of offshore solar into offshore […]

  • 14 December 2022
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    XOcean has completed a seabed survey for SSE Renewables at the proposed Setanta Wind Park site, formerly Braymore Wind Park, off the coast of Ireland using its fleet of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs). The survey, utilising multi-beam echo-sounder sensors, will be used to characterise the seabed in this area of the Irish Sea and will […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Offshore wind service vessel company Edda Wind has entered into a green loan facility agreement for the pre- and post-delivery of three commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) under construction at Gondan shipyard in Spain. The facility agreed with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Eksportfinansiering Norge and Sparebanken Vest, is for a minimum of EUR 100 million and […]

  • 26 December 2022

    Gondan Shipyard has launched another commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) it is building for the Norwegian shipowner Edda Wind at its yard in Figueras, Spain. The vessel, designed by Salt Ship Design, is prepared for the installation of zero-emission hydrogen technology, based on funding from Enova SF, a Norwegian government enterprise responsible for promoting environmentally […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Aquaterra Energy and Seawind Ocean Technology have signed an agreement for the development of what the companies say will be the world’s largest floating offshore wind and green hydrogen production project in Italy. The project, named HyMed, is currently in its first phase of permitting, with the grid connection and the environmental impact assessments well […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Portugal will offer 10 GW of capacity through the country’s first offshore wind auction expected to take place in 2023, according to Portugal’s Environment Minister Duarte Cordeiro. Portugal had originally planned to offer between 6 GW and 8 GW of offshore wind capacity in the first auction. The increase in the capacity target is part […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Community Offshore Wind, a joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid, has started its geophysical survey campaign in the New York Bight. The survey campaign, managed by Fugro, will study seabed conditions and potential export cable corridors within the project lease area. The data collected will help inform safe and responsible project design and […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based Rovco and Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market. The agreement will see both parties work together to analyse the Japanese offshore wind market and develop a better understanding of the demand in […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Community Offshore Wind, a joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid, has awarded Fugro an offshore survey contract to support site appraisal and concept design activities in the New York Bight. Operating from a local port, Fugro is dedicating two vessels to the project. Survey teams will utilise hull-mounted sensors to generate full-coverage surface […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Greek cable manufacturer Hellenic Cables, owned by Belgian Cenergy Holdings, has signed contracts with Ørsted and Eversource for the supply of inter-array cables for their South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind offshore wind projects in the United States. Under the contracts, Hellenic Cables will design, manufacture, test and supply some 260 kilometres of 66 kV […]

  • 9 February 2023

    Offshore wind service vessel company Edda Wind has taken delivery of Edda Boreas from Gondan Shipyard in Spain. The commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) is the second of six sister vessels to be delivered from Gondan. Edda Boreas will start the installation of the motion-compensated gangway, and the crane system after leaving the yard in […]

  • 27 February 2023

    The government of New South Wales (NSW) has declared a Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in the Illawarra region, the fifth and final REZ to be declared of the first five zones identified under the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap. According to the state government, the Illawarra has unique features that make it an ideal location for […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind has taken delivery of its service operation vessel (SOV), Edda Brint, from Spain’s Astilleros Balenciaga . Edda Brint is the second vessel delivered as part of a seven-vessel newbuilding programme. This is the first of two SOVs Astilleros Balenciaga is building for Edda Wind. The second SOV, Edda Goelo, will be delivered to […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind has ordered another Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) from Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain. This will be vessel number six in the series built at Astilleros Gondán shipyard in addition to the existing vessels Edda Passat and Edda Mistral delivered by the same yard in 2018. The vessel will be prepared for the installment […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy and Management (BOEM) has issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Empire Wind offshore wind projects, being developed by Equinor and BP in New York. The DEIS encompasses the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms that are proposed to be built in waters […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders

    Spain-based EOLOS and Japanese Windpal have signed an agreement to secure business in the Japanese offshore wind market. The two companies will combine EOLOS FLS200 technology and digital services with Windpal environmental marine services to execute safe and sustainable operations at sea. Under the agreement, EOLOS will provide Windpal with the necessary technology and digital […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical site investigations over Ocean Winds’ proposed Caledonia offshore wind farm site are scheduled to begin next month. UK marine survey specialist Gardline Limited has been contracted to carry out the geophysical survey with its research vessel Ocean Endeavour, deploying fixed and towed sensors. The operations will be conducted on a 24-hour basis, beginning on […]

  • 5 January 2023
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    TSC Offshore Corporation, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holding, and Offshoretronic have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop and commercialize a solution aimed at changing the traditional methods of installing monopiles on offshore wind farms. The next generation offshore wind turbine units between 15-20 MW capacities are expected to […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Horizon Ocean Management (HOM), a subsidiary joint venture between Mitsui and Japan’s wind turbine maintenance company Hokutaku, has signed a collaboration agreement with the UK-based Briggs Marine to establish an offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) consultancy and service provision offering in Japan. The agreement will see the two companies working together to provide pre-bidding […]