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Acta Marine's new walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus was christened in Den Helder in the Netherlands on Wednesday, 22 May. Following the ceremony, Acta Centaurus will head to Eemshaven to mobilize for its first offshore wind assignment. According to DHSS, MHI Vestas contracted the vessel for the coming work on the Deutsche Bucht wind farm in […]
The University of Rhode Island (URI) has developed and deployed an acoustic device to detect whales near the Block Island offshore wind farm. MARIMBA (Marine Mammal Monitoring at Block Island Using Acoustics) was developed by six ocean engineering students who deployed it in close vicinity of the 30MW offshore wind project. “What we were trying to […]
Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change will be commissioned in May 2019, the offshore wind developer said. The 83m long vessel is currently under construction at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The SOV features diesel-electric propulsion and dynamic positioning (DP2) and is capable of accommodating more than 60 wind farm technicians. Once delivered, the Wind of […]
World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the first organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the global growth of offshore wind, has officially been launched.
The installation of the Norther offshore substation in Belgium, carried out on 22 August, was the first task of this kind for Gulliver, the new heavy lift vessel in Scaldis' fleet, the vessel owner said.
The Thailand-based oil & gas company CUEL Limited has secured a contract with Jan De Nul for the fabrication and supply of 20 transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project in Taiwan, marking its first offshore wind contract.
BigLift’s cargo ship Happy Star has transported the last ten transition pieces for the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm from the Spanish Port of Avilés to the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
RanaWorks – a joint venture company set up between Italian RANA Diving SpA and Dutch Workships Contractors BV in January 2018 – has been awarded its first contract that will see the company working on an offshore wind project in Germany.
Van Oord has ordered lifting slings from Cortland, a global ropes and slings specialist, for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium and Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany.
Van Oord’s new tracked remotely operated vehicle (TROV) Dig-It has begun burying the inter-array cables at Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, marking its first deployment.
Siemens Gamesa has awarded Windhoist Limited with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the Beatrice wind farm, which marks the Scottish company's first offshore wind engagement.
Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.
Boskalis's new self-propelled DP2 crane vessel, the Bokalift 1, is currently preparing for the installation of foundations at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK, a spokesperson from the company confirmed to Offshore WIND.
Van Oord has awarded Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), a subsidiary of General Cable Corporation, to design, produce and deliver 45km of medium-voltage submarine power cables for the inter-array grid of the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm.
Universal Foundation A/S will provide mono bucket foundations for the two demonstration wind turbines planned to be installed on the DeBu offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
From the commissioning of the world's first commercial floating wind farm, to the dismantling of the world's first offshore wind farm, 2017 was a year of major industry milestones. Here we bring you a list of wind farms that were put into operation last year, as well as those that disappeared from the horizon. Sandbank […]
Bladt Industries has entered the Taiwanese offshore wind market by signing two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with CSBC Corporation and Century Wind Power (CWP), a subsidiary of Century Iron and Steel Industrial.
SMST will deliver its Access & Cargo Tower to Spanish shipyard Astilleros Zamakona Bilbao, who will install it on Esvagt’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) that was chartered by MHI Vestas for the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm.
Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) has signed a contract with Havyard Design & Solutions for the delivery of a complete diesel electric system to Esvagt's new HD 831 service operation vessel (SOV).
Havyard Power & Systems will deliver an electrical design and equipment package for Esvagt's Service Operations Vessel (SOV) of the Havyard 831 SOV design, which will be deployed on German Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Havyard Group has confirmed it signed a contract for the fifth Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ordered by Esvagt, which will be chartered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for a period of fifteen years to serve the 252MW Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm in Germany.
MHI Vestas has returned to Esvagt and chartered a new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for a period of fifteen years.
Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.
Canada's Northland Power Inc. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of British Wind Energy GmbH, which owns the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, from Highland Group Holdings Ltd.
Tekmar Energy, specialists in cable protection systems (CPS), has announced that the installation of the cables and the Tekmar CPS units on the Binhai North H2 project in China is expected this summer.
The developers of the 252MW DeBu offshore wind project are considering adding two more demonstration wind turbines to test the suction bucket foundation technology at the site in the German North Sea.