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  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Geosurvey has secured a construction survey support contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Under the two-year contract, Spectrum will provide on-demand geophysical survey capacity for the wind farm. “We are delighted to secure another long-term contract allowing us to further invest in new technology and our highly skilled workforce,” […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ​DONG Energy is launching a GBP 10 million fund to help local community projects on the UK East Coast over the next 20 years. The East Coast Community Fund is being set up to ensure that local people benefit from the operation of two of the company’s offshore wind farms – the 580MW Race Bank and the […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The jack-up vessel Bold Tern has returned to the Port of Esbjerg after completing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) campaign in the Irish Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said.

  • 2 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has signed a contract with Ørsted to provide Cable Protection Systems for the 1.4GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Tekmar will provide their patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the wind farm, which when constructed will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The contract is valued in excess […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Gulf Marine Services’ Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution has joined her sister vessel GMS Endeavour in the Port of Blyth to undergo mobilisation for operations at the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 10 January 2016

    Hornsea One Onshore Construction to Kick Off Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. E.ON Splits Its Business Operations As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. Ulstein Welcomes First […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has hired Semco Maritime as Electrical Engineering Consultant (EEC) to develop electrical and mechanical basic engineering design of the 1.4GW offshore substation and the reactive compensation station for Hornsea Project Two.

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 66.66% ownership interest in the UK offshore wind development Hornsea Project One from its joint venture partner SMart Wind. Hornsea Project One has a total capacity of up to 1.2GW, which will make it the world’s largest offshore wind farm once completed. DONG Energy entered into the joint venture […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded a multi-million pound contract to JDR Cables for the supply of inter-array cables and termination work for Hornsea Project Two, which will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, once operational in 2022.

  • 19 June 2016

    Shell Joins Dutch OW Consortium Aiming for EUR 70/MWh by 2030 A consortium of 16 Dutch companies and research institutes will launch an innovation program for offshore wind – GROW – with an aim to bring the cost of offshore wind further down to seven eurocents per kWh by 2030. GE Enters Into Talks to […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation work at the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm site under a contract with Ørsted for geotechnical site investigation, which follows earlier contracts for geophysical investigation services at the site.

  • 3 April 2016

    Hydrohammer S-4000 Installs First Monopiles The S-4000 Hydrohammer pile-driving system installed its first monopiles at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea, IHC IQIP, a business unit of Royal IHC which recently launched the system, reports. Siemens to Buy Adwen as Part of Gamesa Merger? Reportedly, Siemens is likely to buy Adwen, a joint […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Seaway 7, a unit of Subsea 7, has won a contract for the installation of the inter-array grid cable system at the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. In addition to the submarine cable installation works, Seaway 7 will undertake a pre-installation submarine cable route survey, perform pre-installation boulder clearance activities and […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Per Aarsleff A/S has produced 89 out of the 165 concrete working platforms (CWPs) for Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The CWPs are being built at Per Aarsleff’s concrete precast factory in Poland, Aarsleff BIZ, for Bladt Industries and EEW OSB, which are producing 135 and 30 transition pieces for the […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted is holding a series of community information events about the onshore cable route for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project in the UK. According to the Danish company, the aim of the events is that local people in North East Lincolnshire and East Lindsey find our more about the onshore cabling works for the […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    HSEQ-360 has been awarded a contract by Elmeridge Cable Services (ECS) for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) campaign at the Hornsea offshore wind farm. The UK-based provider of Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Operational services will be supporting ECS during inter-array cable repairs and replacements at the offshore wind farm site off Yorkshire. In a […]

  • 2 January 2019

    It has somewhat become business as usual for the offshore wind industry to mark record-breaking activities every year and 2018 was no different. We bring you a selection of five of the most notable 2018 record-breakers:

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Marks 1000th Turbine in Water DONG Energy has become the first company worldwide to have installed 1,000 offshore wind turbines, after recently installing the landmark turbine at the Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm in German North Sea. DONG Upgrades Tendering System DONG Energy has added a new category covering geotechnical investigation services in […]

  • 3 September 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news articles in the month of August 2019. Wison Unveils New Tower Concept for Deepwater Turbines Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters. Boskalis Feels Offshore Wind Crunch Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The UK Government has proposed to exempt Beatrice, Hornsea One, Rampion, and East Anglia One offshore wind farms from the requirement to hold a licence to transmit electricity, due to COVID-19-related delays in transferring their transmission assets. The four offshore wind farms, involved in the fifth and sixth tender rounds of the Offshore Transmission Owner […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Masdar Energy UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masdar, has refinanced its stake in the 630 MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The refinanced debt totalled approximately GBP 466 million in commercial bank debt, maturing in December 2032. Original financing for the project closed in October 2013. Located off the coast of Kent […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Siem Offshore has terminated discussions regarding a potential sale of Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC).

  • 19 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the University of Birmingham are developing a ‘smart’ system that uses wind turbines to defend a national grid from power cuts. The system that controls the storage and release of energy from wind turbines will reduce the risk of power cuts and support the increase of wind energy use worldwide, said the researchers. […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manor Renewable Energy has established an operational hub at Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing and port facility in Hull, the UK. Manor said its new offices and presence on the Siemens Gamesa 450,000m2 site means the business is geographically closer to its offshore wind customers. “The Siemens Gamesa port in Hull offers us excellent services and facilities, to […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Two multi-billion dollar offshore wind projects have turned Europe into the strongest performing region in terms of clean energy investments in the first quarter of 2016, according to the data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The two projects, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One and the 714MW East Anglia One, which both received final investment […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) continues to experience a high level of tendering activity for EPIC-based contracts for submarine power cables to be laid on offshore wind farms, the company stated in their report on the third quarter of 2017.