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  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Maine Governor Janet Mills has revealed that the state has selected a section of state-owned Sears Island reserved for port development as its preferred site for a port facility to support the floating offshore wind industry. Based on technical and engineering analyses, and input from port and offshore wind stakeholders – including the University of […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Project Updates, Vessels

    The United States’ first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, has been launched to water at Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. The vessel, which will be operated by Dominion Energy’s subsidiary Blue Ocean Energy Marine, was launched after the welding of the hull and the commissioning of the vessel’s four legs and related […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Stromar Offshore Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) scoping and habitats regulations appraisal (HRA) screening reports for the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The reports for the project, which is located approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick, […]

  • 6 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    The shareholders of the Port of Brest in France, including the Brittany Region, Brest Métropole and the Western Brittany Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMBO), have signed an agreement that will see EUR 900 million invested in developments heavily focusing on the energy transition, including establishing the port as a major player in floating wind. Under […]

  • 27 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Pacifico Energy Korea (PEK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HSG Sungdong Shipbuilding to develop and supply foundations for the 3.2 GW Jindo offshore wind farm cluster off the coast of Jindo County, South Jeolla Province. According to PEK, this is the first partnership between Korean and US offshore wind companies in the Korean […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has proposed a second offshore wind energy lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, with four areas offshore Louisiana and Texas to be auctioned off. On 20 March, the DOI and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish the proposed sale notice (PSN) in the Federal […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Belgian company Bekaert will develop new floating wind mooring systems as part of the TAILWIND project that was launched in January this year by companies from the offshore wind industry, academia and research organisations to deliver advanced station-keeping technologies for floating wind. The TAILWIND project, funded by the EU’s Horizon programme, will develop innovative mooring […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Stromar, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has awarded Sulmara a contract to conduct site characterisation work at the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. For this work, Sulmara will utilise the 60-metre multi-purpose subsea vessel Vos Gorgeous to carry out a geophysical investigation across the proposed wind farm site […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Equipment, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Axess Technologies has signed a contract for the supply of an export cable pull-in system that will be mounted on the offshore substation at the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US. The offshore substation will be delivered by the Singapore-based company Seatrium. Under the contract with Seatrium, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine […]

  • 24 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group has secured a contract with Hellenic Cables for the termination and testing of inter-array cables on the wind turbine generators and offshore substation for the 704 MW Revolution Wind offshore wind farm in the US. The Revolution Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by a joint venture of Ørsted and Eversource. […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has been granted authorisation from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to link the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into New York’s transmission system. Approved on 1 March, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) executed between Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project, New York ISO (NYISO), and Consolidated Edison Company of New […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    RWE Offshore Wind Japan Murakami-Tainai K.K. has been selected in a consortium together with Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas) to deliver a 684 MW commercial-scale offshore wind project in Japan. The Japanese Government has appointed the consortium to develop, construct, and operate a fixed-bottom offshore wind farm off […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    Spain-based BlueFloat Energy and Sydney-headquartered Origin Energy have joined forces and applied for a Feasibility Licence to develop the Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project in the declared Hunter offshore wind zone. The partnership submitted a Feasibility Licence application in November and the Federal Government is expected to announce successful applicants next year. Unveiled in February, […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is investing USD 4.75 million to establish a new national center of excellence to accelerate offshore wind energy deployment nationwide. The Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW), led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst with approximately 40 partners, will focus on workforce development, targeted research, […]

  • 14 December 2023
    R&D, Technology

    A project consortium led by Nekkar has conditionally been awarded a NOK 75.2 million (EUR 6.5 million) grant to develop remote-controlled, self-hoisting lifting equipment for the offshore wind industry. The Nekkar-led consortium also includes Kongsberg Maritime, DOF, an undisclosed global wind farm developer, GCE Node, NORCE, Sustainable Energy Catapult Center, Sintef Ocean, and the University […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Business development, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Alinta Energy and Parkwind, a subsidiary of JERA Nex, have agreed to join forces to develop the 1+ GW Spinifex offshore wind farm in the Southern Ocean Region Declared Area in South West Victoria, Australia. Under the agreement, Alinta Energy and JERA Nex, the newly launched renewable energy company created by JERA, will apply their […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US federal government and the Maryland state government will work jointly to identify additional areas offshore Maryland that will house future offshore wind projects. This was announced on 11 December, following the release of the proposed sale notice for two wind energy areas (WEAs) in the Central Atlantic, one off Delaware and Maryland, and […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, R&D, Research & Development

    Ørsted and Van Oord, through their Ocean Health initiative, will install innovative droppable oyster structures at the 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands to introduce European flat oysters and improve biodiversity in the wind farm. The new installation method will allow affordable and manual deployment of oyster broodstock, according to Ørsted. […]

  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Supply Chain

    Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DRS KWP to support the offshore wind industry in South Korea. South Korea’s DRS KWP, a subsidiary established by the Dae-Ryuk Shipping (DRS) Group, is currently serving as a provider of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and offshore tugboat services. […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain, Technology

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has issued a call for tenders for a floating LiDAR and associated provision of data for the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). The scope of work under the contract that will be awarded through the tender includes the installation, operation, maintenance, collection of metocean data, and subsequent […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the testing of suction bucket jacket foundations at the Beacon Wind offshore wind lease area, owned by BP, which filed an application to perform the tests last year together with its then-joint venture partner Equinor. In March 2023, the Beacon Wind joint venture submitted a […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Fugro has opened a new office in South Korea as part of a joint venture with South Korean marine technology company UST21 in support of the local offshore wind sector. The new office called Fugro UST21 and located in Incheon will provide geo-data solutions for South Korea’s offshore renewable energy sector, which the Dutch company […]

  • 19 February 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development

    A business and academic consortium has kicked off collaboration on the future of floating offshore wind. The TAILWIND project, launched in January 2024, will deliver advanced station-keeping technologies, designed to maintain the position of floating offshore wind farms, according to NKT, which recently joined the consortium. NKT said that the integration of a dynamic cable […]

  • 3 January 2024
    Business development, Cables, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Innovation, Offshore Platforms, R&D, Technology

    Aker Solutions and the Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway have signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for a pilot project which will see Aker Solutions testing its new power transmission technology at the METCentre’s offshore test area that houses demonstration floating wind turbines. According to Aker Solutions, the new power system […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the 2.6 GW New England Wind offshore wind project, proposed to be built in a lease area off Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. BOEM has now published a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the project and expects to issue […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces (TPs) for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded onto the heavy load carrier, Sun Rise, and are en route to the US East Coast. On 24 April, MV Sun Rise left the quayside of CS WIND Offshore (previously known as Bladt Industries) in Aalborg, […]