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  • 16 June 2023

    Ecowende, the joint venture (JV) of Shell and Eneco, has unveiled plans for building an offshore wind farm that will be in harmony with nature, with minimal impact on birds, bats, and marine mammals. Ecowende, which presented its holistic approach at WindDay 2023, said it is going to implement various innovations, large-scale mitigating and stimulating […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has become a shareholder in the Norwegian floating offshore wind technology developer, Odfjell Oceanwind. According to Odfjell Oceanwind, the transaction generates significant capital which will be used to further strengthen the company’s position in floating offshore wind technologies. Odfjell Technology, combined with the Odfjell family’s direct investment, will […]

  • 30 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    The world’s leading offshore wind developer, Ørsted, could book impairments of DKK 16 billion (EUR 2.15 billion) on its US portfolio due to adverse impacts relating to the supply chain, lack of favorable progress in Investment Tax Credit (ITC) guidance, and increased interest rates. The Ocean Wind 1, Sunrise Wind, and Revolution Wind projects are […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Freja Offshore, a joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Hexicon, has submitted a planning application for the Dyning floating offshore wind project in Sweden. The floating wind farm, planned to have an installed capacity of up to 2.5 GW, is proposed to be built in the Baltic Sea, some 45 kilometres southeast of Oxelösund. […]

  • 5 July 2023

    The Crown Estate has made some modifications to the auction process for the Celtic Sea floating wind leases offshore Wales and southwest England, focusing on social value, integration ports and supply chain, as well as addressing new spatial constraints to help de-risk projects ahead of opening the leasing round to bidders later this year. In […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed an agreement with UAE’s Masdar as a partner for its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects in the UK. The partners acknowledged the signing of the new partnership during a ceremony at COP28 in Dubai. Masdar will acquire a 49 per cent stake in the landmark renewables projects while […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    France’s BW Ideol and its compatriot ADEME Investissement have entered into a final agreement for a funding injection to set up a new floating offshore wind company. Under the contract, BW Ideol will transfer its co-development project portfolio to BW Ideol Projects Company with ADEME investing an initial EUR 17.85 million at the first financial […]

  • 8 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Environment, Industry, Innovation

    Ørsted and Vestas have entered into a partnership that will see Ørsted using low-carbon steel towers and blades made from materials obtained through the newly developed recycling process in all of its future offshore wind farms which will feature Vestas wind turbines. When ready for commercial manufacturing, Ørsted will procure recycled wind turbine blades made […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The turbine at the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany that was hit by a cargo vessel last month was put back into service around 24 hours after being taken out of operation for inspection, Ørsted tells According to reports by German media, the vessel, which sustained major damage, was on autopilot […]

  • 22 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Nine US East Coast states and four federal agencies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen regional collaboration on offshore wind supply chain development. In addition, the US Department of Energy (DOE) revealed that multiple projects received funding totalling USD 72 million to address wind energy deployment challenges. According to a press release […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation and TotalEnergies, through the Attentive Energy joint venture company in the US, have submitted a proposal in response to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ third offshore wind solicitation. The joint venture announced the bid for the 1,342 MW Attentive Energy Two project on 2 October, when Corio was named as a […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    The Netherlands-headquartered subsea solutions provider N-Sea has handed out a contract to Osbit, a UK-headquartered offshore wind equipment specialist and a Venterra Group company, for the delivery of a suite of equipment to enable the repair and lay of offshore cables. According to Osbit, this equipment consists of a novel dual concentric carousel, a tower […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Renexia, the company behind Italy’s first offshore wind farm and the first to be built in the Mediterranean Sea, has contracted Seas Geosciences to study the most environmentally sustainable mooring and anchoring solutions for Med Wind, a 2.8 GW floating wind project proposed to be built in the Strait of Sicily. Seas Geosciences, part of […]

  • 21 June 2023

    TotalEnergies has confirmed its participation in Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2023 (OEEC 2023), to be held this November in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The energy giant is now a returning exhibitor and sponsor at OEEC, after having been part of OEEC 2022. The company will join this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference as one […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Meyer Group, which includes Neptun Werft in Warnemünde, Germany, is joining forces with the Belgian company Smulders to build offshore converter platforms at the Warnemünde site. The two companies will jointly form Neptun Smulders Offshore Renewables and Neptun Smulders Engineering, which will take over the design and manufacture of the platforms. The contemplated joint […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US and EDF-RE Offshore Development, has submitted a proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) in the state’s third offshore wind solicitation. New Jersey opened the solicitation in March and is looking to award between 1.2 GW and 4 GW […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, R&D, Technology

    EDF Renewables and Deep Wind Offshore are cooperating with Moreld Ocean Wind for the floating solution at the offshore wind development on Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea. EDF Renewables has been working with Deep Wind Offshore on the first offshore wind projects in Norway since 2021. This work includes producing a competitive bid […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Volvo Cars and Eolus Vind have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the Västvind offshore wind power project off the coast of Gothenburg, Sweden. The partnership is based on an ambition that the wind farm will supply electricity to Volvo Cars’ operations at Hisingen. The partnership involves the Västvind wind power project supplying […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Siravind, a consortium established by RES and Zephyr with an aim to build a floating wind farm in Norway, has already partnered with several companies for the project, including Smulders and Eiffage Métal for the serial production of floating wind foundations. In June, RES announced the consortium’s plans to bid for one of the three […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Technology

    At the beginning of May, Balmoral presented a scour protection solution that could replace rock dumping and is set to potentially cut costs by up to 70 per cent when compared to this conventional method. In an interview with, the company revealed that the initial concept behind its new HexDefence system was aimed at […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony was held for North Star’s service operation vessel (SOV) NB 945 at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam. This is the fourth SOV to be delivered from VARD to North Star for operation on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea. In March 2021, North Star won the initial contract for […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Two offshore survey campaigns have been completed for SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm in Ireland. The surveys took place over an eight-week period during July and August. According to SSE Renewables, the surveys were completed on schedule despite unsettled weather conditions experienced over the last couple of months and were […]

  • 9 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group, Electrical Engineering Division has secured a contract with Prysmian Powerlink for the testing and terminations of the 66 kV inter-array cables and offshore substation topside on the GodeWind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. The project will be completed in three phases, said the Correll Group. The first […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    JERA has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind NV from Belgium’s Virya Energy. The initial agreement between JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, and Virya Energy was signed in March this year. The transaction, which JERA said marks a significant milestone for the company and Parkwind and signals […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and EDF Renewables have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on offshore wind and green hydrogen business development. With this MoU, both partners agree to collaborate and bring together their respective and complementary knowledge and experience in offshore wind energy as well as in green hydrogen solutions. “As […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to supply inter-array submarine cables for the 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, subject to Ørsted taking a Final Investment Decision on Hornsea 3, Prysmian Group will be responsible for the design, manufacture, supply, termination, and […]