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  • 15 May 2019
    Authorities

    The Connecticut House of Representatives has voted 134-10 in favour of legislation authorizing the development of 2,000MW of wind capacity offshore Connecticut. The legislation, House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, will next be referred to the State Senate. It ensures that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) must […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted said that the construction of several U.S. projects is now highly likely to be pushed back due to delays in the permitting procedures. Ørsted’s CEO Henrik Poulsen said that the company is still waiting for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to decide on the preferred wind farm layout […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Vessels

    NED-Project, a Poland-headquartered naval architecture and ship design company with an office in the US, has developed a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), which features a hydrogen-ready set-up and has the capability to install 15-20 MW wind turbines as well as to load and transport monopiles vertically. The vessel design, NP20000X ULAM, which is […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    A consortium led by Germany-based ONP Management and US-based Renewable Resources International has developed a Jones Act-compliant transport and installation vessel solution, named Feederdock, dedicated to addressing the US market. The Feederdock, which is based around a U-shaped crane vessel that can dock Jones Act Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) before jacking up, features a 3,000-tonne […]

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US offshore support vessel (OSV) operator Hornbeck Offshore plans to offer vessels from its fleet for deployment on offshore wind projects in the country, according to the company’s latest press release on acquiring three OSVs from the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). The company said that all three diesel-electric vessels, purchased at MARAD’s auction for an […]

  • 21 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted will open its North American Digital Operations Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, the company announced on 20 May. The new office will support Ørsted’s operations throughout North America for both offshore and onshore wind assets, and will initially see over 20 Ørsted staff, including 12-14 new IT positions, being based there in 2021. This […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education, Vessels

    Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has announced her Vision for Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Future – a second-term plan to position this US East Coast state as the epicentre of North America’s nascent offshore wind economy.

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Connecticut Port Authority, Gateway Terminal and the City of New London have established a partnership under which New London will receive a share of the revenue coming from the State Pier. Under the terms of the partnership, New London will receive 10% of the Port Authority’s share of the revenue from the State Pier, in […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant service operations vessel (SOV). The 32-metre motion compensated gangway has a 12-metre telescope compensation range, infinitely adjustable access height to the offshore wind turbines, an integrated elevator in the […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind power. This RFP represents the US state’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development. It builds off of multi-resource solicitations in 2018 in which Connecticut bought 304MW of offshore wind from […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed a bill that seeks to procure between 600 MW and 1 GW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. “Adding offshore wind clean energy capacity is essential for meeting our new 100 percent renewable energy by 2033 goal and our Act on Climate emissions reductions target. It will not […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has partnered with the Connecticut Port Authority and terminal operator Gateway to prepare State Pier in New London for the coming offshore wind projects in New England. The new partnership has committed to a public-private investment of USD 93 million to upgrade State Pier’s infrastructure and […]

  • 1 September 2017

    MHI Vestas Turbine Catches Fire at Østerild Test Centre An MHI Vestas V164 wind turbine has caught fire at the Østerild – National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Denmark. E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource have started constructing a manufacturing facility for offshore wind foundation components at ProvPort in Rhode Island, United States. Once complete, the new facility will be used to support the construction of advanced foundation components integral to foundations for Ørsted and Eversource’s portfolio of offshore wind farms serving Rhode Island, […]

  • 2 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Offshore services provider, High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine, and Damen Shipyards have signed a contract for the supply of three hybrid Fast Crew Supplier 2710 vessels at the annual Damen Maritime Festival held in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, at Damen’s headquarters. The three Damen vessels will be fitted with 190 kW battery arrays that will enable […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US offshore wind energy project development and operational pipeline grew in 2018 to an estimated potential generating capacity of 25,824MW, according to a report issued by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The overall size of the US offshore wind pipeline grew by 1.4% in 2018, from 25,464MW to 25,824MW. The growth was driven by […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    States along the US East Coast are seeking to procure more than 19,300MW of offshore wind capacity through 2035, according to an analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Legislation, regulation and, now, approved power purchase agreements are encouraging the development of the new capacity, though only 30MW of offshore wind resources […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect. The blockage effect arises from the wind slowing down as it approaches the wind turbines. There is an individual blockage effect for every turbine position and a […]

  • 27 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish engineering innovator Pict Offshore has signed a deal with Ørsted to deploy the ‘Get Up Safe’ (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system at New York’s first offshore wind farms. The deal with Pict Offshore will see the system deployed at the 132 MW South Fork Wind offshore wind farm, as well as two further projects off […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, has received the final decision from the federal level needed to move the project toward the start of construction as the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has now given its final approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP). […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Vessels

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted, and Eversource have signed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed, and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has been awarded contracts in the offshore wind sector in South Korea and the U.S., according to the company’s results for the first quarter of 2021. In South Korea, Fugro has won a contract for a site investigation programme for a floating offshore wind farm. The company did not disclose any further details about […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted have announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s US offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. “A first-of-its-kind in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Agreement (NOWA) sets the bar for working conditions and equity, injects hundreds of […]

  • 21 November 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical survey has commenced at the Oriel Wind Park project off County Louth in the Irish Sea. The ultra-high-resolution geophysical survey started in November and is expected to be completed by mid-December, subject to weather and operational constraints. The goal of the survey, which will be carried out by the shallow draft vessel Fastnet […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Only a single port on the island of Ireland, Belfast Harbour, is ready to be used to construct offshore wind farms according to a new National Ports Study published by Wind Energy Ireland at its Annual Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Dublin. The report, produced by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions, is said to be the […]