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  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Italy-headquartered offshore engineering and construction services provider, Saipem, and Norwegian offshore wind contractor Havfram will evaluate a potential collaboration in the offshore wind sector. The companies will assess the potential collaboration under a non-binding agreement signed between Saipem, Havfram Holding, and HVAS Invest Kappa, a holding company controlled by Havfram’s majority owner HitecVision. A final […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Nigg in Scotland, owned and operated by Global Energy Group (GEG), has unveiled its new East Quay, which increases the port facility’s deep water quayside to over 1,200 metres. The new quay will enable the port to service multiple large-scale energy sector projects simultaneously and ensure the port facility has the required infrastructure […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Based on current targets and tendering activities for floating wind in several European countries, WindEurope expects the continent to have more than 10 GW of installed floating wind capacity by 2030. “Floating wind energy is about to take off big time in Europe. Over 100 MW is already in operation. Governments see it’s working well […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted have signed an agreement to identify and, where appropriate, jointly develop floating offshore wind projects in Spain. According to Repsol, both companies have the ambition to together become a leading developer in Spanish floating offshore wind by combining their strengths. The alliance will combine Repsol’s experience as a global […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power have signed an agreement to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating wind farm off the coast of Kuji city in Iwate prefecture, Japan. The companies have now initiated the feasibility studies necessary to develop the project, which will utilise BW Ideol’s Damping Pool technology. Through the Iwate floating wind project, […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 4,800-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed at the 1,075 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. At 40 metres long, 45 metres wide, and 15 metres high, the topside will collect and manage the power generated by the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines before transferring it ashore via around 60 kilometres of offshore […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has revealed the proposed details of its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process. Developers will apply for the rights to build small-scale innovative offshore wind projects of less than 100 MW, as well as larger projects connected to oil and gas infrastructure to provide electricity and reduce […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy has awarded Worley with a framework agreement to provide pre-feasibility study services for the 1.5 GW Seadragon wind project off the coast of Gippsland, Australia. The project sets out to be one of Australia’s first offshore wind sites. It will produce enough clean energy to power some one million homes and businesses across […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s total pipeline of offshore wind projects now stands at 86 GW, more than eight times the UK’s current operational capacity, according to statistics published by RenewableUK on 22 March. This represents a 60 per cent increase over the past 12 months, driven mainly by massive leasing round announcements by The Crown Estate (8 […]

  • 30 March 2022

    Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project By Joost den Herder & Martin van der MeerArcelorMittal Energy Projects – Offshore Wind For the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project, ArcelorMittal Energy Projects (Energy Projects) brought global partners from Europe and Asia together by supplying jacket tubular sub-assemblies. Jacket-based foundations for offshore wind projects make use […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind specialist Simply Blue Group has unveiled plans for two multi-gigawatt projects in Sweden. The 2 GW Skidbladner floating wind project is located 100 kilometres South-East of Stockholm and the 2.75 GW Herkules project is approximately 60 kilometres Southeast of the Island of Gotland. ”Floating wind has an important role to play […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has chosen 20 UK-based companies to benefit from the Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) business improvement and supply chain growth programme. The F4OR programme, which is funded by the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) and delivered in partnership with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Opergy, focuses on preparing […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has agreed to sell a 49 per cent stake in an up to 9 GW portfolio of offshore wind projects to the investment arm of Ingka Group, the largest retailer in the IKEA franchisee system. The three projects are Galatea-Galene, located off the coast of Halland, Triton, located off the coast of Skåne, and […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The full commissioning of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland has been postponed until 2024 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic both in Europe and in the Far East, the developers of the 450 MW project said. NnG, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a capacity reservation agreement for the Moray West offshore wind farm project in Scotland. The agreement is in furtherance of the exclusivity agreement announced back in January when Lamprell did not reveal the client. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard for the […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish wind farm developer OX2 has applied for a Natura 2000 permit for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Baltic Sea Exclusive Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The name of the wind farm is Aurora and it will be located 20 kilometers south of Gotland and 30 kilometers east of […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment

    UK energy company ScottishPower is launching its biggest ever recruitment drive, with at least 1,000 new jobs to be filled in the next twelve months. The announcement follows a record number of green energy infrastructure projects secured by the company in the first half of 2022. This includes securing contracts for a record 16 renewable […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has revealed that of the 121 GW worth of floating offshore wind projects that the company is currently tracking using its WIndLogix intelligence software, close to 15 GW of floating wind capacity is expected to come online by 2030. Westwood says that 15 GW of capacity will account for four […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Havfram is in early talks with a partner(s) for the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind seabed leasing round, according to the company’s press release from 2 March. Six months ago, Crown Estate Scotland announced it would organise a specific leasing round prioritising oil and gas asset electrification. The auction is […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Toyo Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate potential collaboration with the aim of commercializing vessels used in the construction of offshore wind projects in Japan and overseas. The companies said they will meet the demand for various types of work vessels in offshore wind power […]

  • 2 March 2022

    Havfram intends to become one of the future leaders in the electrification market for oil and gas production assets through offshore wind developments, the company said on 2 March, a little over a year after changing its name to reflect its increased commitment to offshore wind. The company said it had identified oil and gas […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Forth Ports Limited (Forth Ports) has acquired Dundee-based heavy lifting specialist OM Heavy Lift (OMHL) to offer a full-service package for offshore renewables projects. Financial details of the acquisition have been left undisclosed. Forth Ports announced that the acquisition of OMHL will enhance the company’s ability to offer a full-service package for offshore renewable projects, […]