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  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mid October 2014, DEME’s marine foundations specialist GeoSea announced the upcoming acquisition of offshore assets of HOCHTIEF, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. The financial close of the transaction has now been achieved. HOCHTIEF sold all its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner GeoSea. GeoSea acquired full control of jack-up vessels ‘Innovation’ and […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

  • 25 March 2013

    CTruk’s latest Offshore Windfarm Service Vessel CWind Adventure, a CTruk 20T, is operated under the CWind boat share initiative and will go straight to work as part of the company’s growing charter fleet. A CTruk 20T and the company’s Military & Security Division demonstrator cat THOR will feature on the Seawork pontoon. CTruk Managing Director […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has sent a draft permit for preliminary offshore and onshore studies related to the Hesselø offshore wind project for consultation with the relevant authorities. The feasibility study permit will give the transmission system operator Energinet, which is to be responsible for the investigations, the right to collect relevant information about the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    CTruk had planned to bring its new 20m SWATH OWSV to Seawork but, owing to CWind Endurance’s current contractual demands, the company will now exhibit its latest CTruk 20T MPC workboat, Ocean Warrior, on berth V25. Stuart Richardson of Technical Marine Support, who part owns and skippers the vessel, said: “We have been operating the […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lower Saxony seaports’ managing director announced that the total budget for dredging, construction and maintenance of port facilities in Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Stade and Wilhelmshaven for 2014 amounts to €72 million. Offshore wind is in the centre of Lower Saxony’s ports plans for the development. Despite the crisis in the offshore wind industry, the management […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Mainprize Offshore has won a contract for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the construction phase of the Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea. Under the contract, awarded following a tendering procedure, the UK-based company will be providing a 24-pax crew transfer vessel from March until November […]

  • 29 December 2013

    Three Vessels to Build Global Tech I (Germany) From now on, the jack-up vessel Brave Tern from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will work on the installation of wind turbines in the Global Tech I wind farm. This means, according to plan, a second vessel will supplement the installation work of towers and nacelles in addition to […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 25 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish design and engineering company Hexicon AB has submitted a scoping report to Marine Scotland for its proposed floating wind demonstration project off Dounreay, Scotland. The Dounreay Trì project will consist of a single semi-submersible platform and two wind turbines with a total capacity of 8 to 12 MW, installed approximately 6 km off Dounreay, Scotland. Renewable […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet will in November host a virtual market dialogue related to the upcoming tender for the Hesselø offshore wind project. The market dialogue, to be held between 25 and 30 November, will see the main elements of the tender discussed with the industry which will get the opportunity to […]

  • 12 October 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has confirmed its intention to grant Hexicon a European patent for the company’s floating wind power platform with tilted towers. EPO has also examined a third-party submission, similar to the objection filed against the patent already granted in Sweden, and did not find it relevant, in accordance with Hexicon’s previous […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    A new study in Denmark, published on 26 June, says that every 1 GW of offshore wind set up in Denmark secures 14,600 full-time jobs. The study, released by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark, has investigated what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment throughout the value chain, from production […]

  • 21 June 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Hexicon has completed a model test of its two-turbine floating wind platform at the MARIN testing centre in the Netherlands. The testing was part of the design work for the company’s demonstration project TwinWay, which will see the floating wind platform installed at Metcentre in Norway by 2023. The model was tested in extreme weather […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency are holding a five-week public hearing concerning the environmental assessments for Hesselø offshore wind project. The public, companies, authorities and other interested parties are invited to submit ideas on the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the onshore part […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Twin Hub floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea has now been awarded a marine licence for a renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The marine licence is the latest consent for the project which was awarded a Section 36 consent in 2020. Hexicon AB completed the acquisition of the consented […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Hexicon has decided to increase its direct ownership to 20 per cent in the MunmuBaram floating wind project off the southeast coast of South Korea. Hexicon Korea, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company Coens & Co where Hexicon holds 49 per cent, owned 20 per cent of the MunmuBaram Co., Ltd. which […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ABS Group Ltd., an England-headquartered provider of technical and certification services, has received a contract to provide third-party certification and design verification services for Hexicon AB for the planned Dounreay Trì floating offshore wind farm demonstrator project in Scotland. The Dounreay Trì Project, expected to be operational in 2018, is being developed by Hexicon, a Swedish […]

  • 18 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying has been delivering extreme high resolution video marine mammal and bird surveys to Hexicon AB since January 2015, in support of Hexicon’s application for consent for the Dounreay Tri Demonstrator project. Hexicon is a Swedish company with a background within shipbuilding and technology development, which is applying for consent to build and […]

  • 29 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sweden’s Hexicon has created a 50-50 joint venture – AvenHexicon SRL – with Avapa Energy to jointly develop floating wind power projects in waters offshore Italy. In addition, Hexicon will license its patented technology to AvenHexicon for use in its projects and by third parties. Italy is one of the main recipients of the EU […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The ceremonial raising of the flag on Vidar, the powerful jack-up vessel, took place in CRIST Shipyard (Gdynia, Poland) today (December 6). CRIST delivered Vidar, its second heavy lift jack-up barge for Hochtief Solutions. The vessel was developed for the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Her spacious deck cargo (3400 sqm) and the […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    ARGE N1, a joint venture between SAL Renewables, Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), and Wind Multiplikator GmbH, has commenced the components exchange campaign at the Nordsee One wind farm offshore Germany. According to the joint venture, the campaign will see 44 rotor shaft bearings of the installed 6.2M126 wind turbines being replaced at the Nordsee […]

  • 15 March 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Engineering, construction, and project management company Bechtel is partnering with Sweden’s Hexicon to demonstrate the technology for large-scale floating wind power generation projects off the coast of the UK. The initial partnership will draw on Bechtel’s engineering, construction, and project financing expertise to develop the design and constructability of the offshore wind facility. In addition […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    After announcing their collaboration on floating wind development in Sweden earlier this year, Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon have now established a 50/50 joint venture in the country. The two companies have appointed former Swedish Finance Minister Pär Nuder and former Vattenfall executive Mikael Kramer to the Board of Directors of the joint venture, with […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]