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2 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as onshore works kick off. The groundbreaking took place on 1 July, marking the first onshore construction work on the two-turbine 12MW offshore wind project. “The Virginia offshore wind demonstration project is another powerful example of the Commonwealth’s position as a leader […]

4 June 2019 Business & Finance

SeaRoc Group has established a partnership with the French Valemo for the offshore wind sector in France. According to SeaRoc Managing Director Steve Pears, the partnership will allow bringing the company's experience to the French offshore wind sector with the launch of the SeaPlanner software. “Our Strategic Alliance Program has already offered the benefits of […]

22 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa the project certificate for its Nissum Bredning offshore wind farm located in Thyborøn, in waters of north-western Denmark. The certification was carried out according to the Danish Executive Order No.73 (BEK 73) and covers all stages of the project development from site conditions assessment over design evaluation to commissioning. […]

27 March 2019 R&D

A new research project is looking into ways to remove monopile foundations in a sustainable way. Currently, offshore monopiles are removed by cutting them off several metres below the seabed, which leaves behind tonnes of steel buried in the seabed. The Hydraulic Pile Extraction Scale Tests (HyPE-ST) project aims at developing innovative and smart technology […]

13 March 2019 Authorities

The Social Democratic Party, Denmark's main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

20 February 2019 Vessels

DEME Group's multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo is getting ready for its naming ceremony, which will be held in Zeebrugge, Belgium, on 21 February. The event is called Unboxing the Apollo, while the godmother will be Olympic, European and World Champion in heptathlon Nafi Thiam, a spokesperson from DEME Group told Offshore WIND.  According to the vessel's AIS, Apollo is […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has won a contract to provide nautical personnel for Vattenfall's Marine Coordination Center in Esbjerg, Denmark. Under the three-year contract, EMO will provide up to ten marine coordinators who will begin supporting Vattenfall's offshore wind projects 24/7 during the construction and operation phases from 1 March. The team will also be in […]

31 January 2019 Grid Connection

The Nemo Link subsea interconnector between Belgium and Great Britain has become operational. The energy exchange started on Thursday, 31 January at midnight. An average of 773MW will be exchanged and a total amount of 18,559MWh will be transported for the whole day via the Nemo Link cable. The interconnector allows up to 1,000MW of […]

18 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has secured a contract to operate a new heliport in the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

5 December 2018 Grid Connection

The NEMO interconnection link between Great Britain and Belgium is entering the commissioning phase.

30 November 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) deployed one of its specialist vessels at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) offshore wind farm site in early November 2018 to secure the shipping traffic during construction. 

29 November 2018 Business & Finance, Vessels

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has taken over agency services for the service operations vessel (SOV) Windea La Cour in the port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

5 November 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia has approved a prudency petition from Dominion Energy Virginia related to the 12MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind demonstrator project (CVOW).

2 November 2018 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Eyemouth Harbour Trust has secured planning permission for the construction of a helicopter access facility adjacent to Eyemouth Harbour, Scotland. 

2 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Predictive analytics provider ONYX InSight has signed a contract with EDF Renewables to provide predictive maintenance services at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

6 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has secured more work for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in Germany, with the crew transfer vessel (CTV) Windea Four obtaining a charter extension and the recently-christened Windea Six beginning its first deployment.

10 August 2018 Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

A consortium led by Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has fully assembled a 3MW demonstrator floating wind turbine at the Kitakyushu Port.  

2 August 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed installation, termination and testing work at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

28 June 2018 Vessels

EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and Van Laar Maritime BV have christened the new offshore wind multi-purpose and support vessel EMSWIND.

22 June 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

EDF Group officially opened the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm on Friday, 22 June.

19 June 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Some of the innovative elements introduced on the 28MW Nissum Bredning Vind offshore demonstrator site in Denmark have led to cost reductions of up to 30% compared to traditional elements, Siemens Gamesa said.

1 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

50Hertz Transmission GmbH has issued a tender for boulder removal services along the submarine export cable routes between the offshore wind farms in the German Baltic Sea and the landing point in Lubmin.

16 May 2018 Vessels

Wind farm installation vessel Seajacks Scylla has arrived at the Port of Esbjerg, Denmark, to undergo demobilization.

14 May 2018 Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt has officially inaugurated the 28MW Nissum Bredning demonstration offshore wind farm.

27 April 2018 Operations & Maintenance

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has completed its second base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, which will be used as the service base for the Merkur offshore wind farm.

6 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Two Towers BV, a consortium comprising Van Oord Renewable Finance, Investri Offshore and Green Giraffe Holding has won the Dutch tender for the fifth site at the Borssele zone, designated as the demonstration site for innovations in offshore wind.