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  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Sweden-based Hexicon and Elia Grid International (EGI) have joined forces to connect the wind energy produced by floating offshore wind farms to the onshore grid. Under the agreement, the partners will develop concepts and projects to integrate large-scale floating offshore wind farms into the onshore power systems. By doing so, the two companies expect to […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After the 1.2 GW floating wind project, proposed to be built by Hexicon and Avapa Energy in the Strait of Sicily, was published for public consultation, Hexicon revealed it had applied for maritime concessions for five floating offshore wind farms in Italy through the joint venture with Avapa. The joint venture applied for a 30-year concession […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany is looking to introduce the so-called “negative bidding” for some of its new offshore wind auctions, according to WindEurope, which warned about the effects this approach could have on consumers and the supply chain. Inspired by Denmark, whose Thor offshore wind auction used negative bidding and RWE is paying the government EUR 375 million […]

  • 10 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon will develop a demonstrator project for floating wind power at Metcentre’s deep water area off of Norway’s coast. The project, TwinWay, is a pilot to commercialise new offshore floating wind technology, Hexicon said. The Stockholm-based Hexicon develops wind power projects in deepwater areas based on patented technology, and Norwegian Marine […]

  • 21 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF Solutions has commissioned the construction of a further heavy-lift jack-up vessel from the Crist shipyard in Poland for the installation of offshore wind farms. The vessel, dubbed “VIDAR,” is to start operating in 2013 to meet the huge demand for special-purpose equipment in this booming market. The VIDAR will be HOCHTIEF’s fourth heavy-duty craft, […]

  • 9 August 2017

    This year Offshore WIND Conference will boast two chairmen who will be guiding and moderating the sessions while also offering their vision on the challenges and opportunities on the road ahead. A first for the event.

  • 2 April 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of March. First UK Offshore Wind Project Retires E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin this month and take place for […]

  • 15 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision for Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord, adding 344 MW of electricity capacity to the Danish energy system towards 2023. With the final investment decision at a value of EUR 769 million, Vattenfall and its suppliers will initiate the last stage of the development of the two offshore wind […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Freja Offshore, a joint venture between Hexicon and Mainstream Renewable Power, has submitted an application for an offshore wind farm in Sweden that could have an installed capacity of between 2 GW and 2.5 GW and, according to the project’s consultation document, could feature wind turbines of up to 30 MW per unit. In this […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government has identified areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of the energy island projects. Back in June, Denmark approved the development of the two energy islands, one in the North Sea and one in the Baltic Sea, with a combined capacity of 5 GW. Both energy […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Authorities

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading power technologies at the Cigré conference in Paris. Running from August 27-31, 2012, the biennial event is a key platform for the discussion of global trends, technologies and future developments in the power sector, with delegates attending from all over the […]

  • 2 August 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind farm developer Hexicon has completed its acquisition of the Wave Hub renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England, paving the way for a GBP 100+ million floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea by 2025. The deal, first announced in May, sees Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Norway’s Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration, GCE NODE said.

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind developer and technology provider Hexicon is to acquire the Wave Hub offshore renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The deal, which is expected to complete at the end of May, will see Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire the assets of Wave Hub Limited from local authority, […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Overseas Investment B.V. and CoensHexicon Co., LTD have established a joint venture to develop and operate a 1.4 GW floating wind project off the south-east coast of South Korea. Shell controls an 80 per cent stake in the MunmuBaram joint venture, and CoensHexicon, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company COENS Co, controls […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    EKF Denmark´s Export Credit Agency (EKF) has approved a EUR 1 billion credit facility to the Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the purchase of wind turbines from Vestas and Siemens Gamesa. This is the largest credit facility ever granted by EKF and was done in cooperation with Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (Santander CIB). The […]

  • 3 September 2012

    HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint venture between HOCHTIEF and GeoSea—a subsidiary of the Belgian DEME Group—today officially commissioned the wind market’s most powerful jack-up vessel, the INNOVATION. In the company of around 600 guests from the European offshore market, Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, wife of the President of the European Council, christened the ship in Bremerhaven. […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

  • 4 September 2012

    In Europe, many offshore projects are planned for deeper waters further from the shore, which requires sailing speeds of up to 13 knots and jacking capabilities for water depths of up to 60 m. Most of the specialised vessels now in operation are classed by GL. GL has accumulated an unrivaled pool of knowledge as […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Energia Renewables have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind projects in Ireland, with the potential to deliver up to 1.8 GW of new capacity by 2030. The partnership said that it will initially focus on Ireland’s south and east coasts, where Energia Renewables have […]