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  • 15 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of 84 offshore wind turbines was commissioned at the 588MW Beatrice, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, on Wednesday, 15 May. This marks the end of offshore construction on the project in the Outer Moray Firth which has been completed on time and under budget after three years of construction, SSE said. The final […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has announced that the WindSentinel platform ordered by EDP Inovação (EDPi) under the European funded project, DemoWFloat, has been deployed off the coast of Portugal near Viana do Castelo. The WindSentinel floating LiDAR platform was delivered ahead of schedule and EDPi will now use it to test and monitor the performance of their […]

  • 5 April 2017

      By André van der Mout, Managing Director at Oil Control Systems “How can electricity be brought to the mainland safely, undamaged and quickly?” It’s a question many offshore companies have asked with the increasing focus on wind energy as a sustainable source of energy. It’s one of the world’s fastest growing sustainable energy sources; […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established an office in New York City, U.S., with an opening ceremony held on 4 September.

  • 28 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has launched Twisties, a new joint industry project (JIP) aimed at standardising and improving offshore wind logistics.

  • 29 October 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Are you an energy professional looking for a slice in the future floating wind industry? If yes – this webinar is perfect for you…  Quest unleash Q Vision’s real time data to map the current and forecasted global floating wind industry and identify the hottest markets and the biggest players.    You will learn: Global […]

  • 10 October 2019
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy has allocated a circa USD 1.3 million grant to Rutgers University to develop a software for the design of floating offshore wind turbines. The university’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering secured the funding through ARPA-E’s  Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS) program. According to Rutgers University, Assistant Professor Onur Bilgen […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of Australia’s first offshore wind farm have started environmental assessment process and referred the Star of the South project to state and federal planning and environment ministries.

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) officially unveiled its offshore wind project office in Taiwan today and announced collaboration with state-owned partner China Steel and Diamond Generation Asia (DGA), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

  • 24 June 2015

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has issued interim findings from a report into a technology assessment of floating wind, reviewing in excess of 30 devices across various levels of technology readiness and providing a detailed appraisal of the three most established concepts. The interim report highlights where these devices are on the technology and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Technology

    The classification society ABS has certified the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind turbines, first of which was installed off the coast of Portugal in October. The semi-submersible units designed by Principle Power are fitted out with 8.4MW MHI Vestas offshore wind turbines and will be installed at a water depth of 100m. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic […]

  • 23 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine has been awarded nearly USD 1.4 million from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program to design an ultra-lightweight, corrosion-resistant, concrete floating offshore wind turbine. The floating turbine will be equipped with NASA motion mitigation technology originally developed to reduce vibrations in rockets. “With this funding, we plan […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taipower has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with China Steel Corp (CSC) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for three offshore wind projects, the local media reported. The PPAs were signed for the 300MW Chong Neng project, developed jointly by CIP and CSC, as well as for CIP’s 552MW ChangFang and 48MW Xidao, all located offshore the Changhua County. Under […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Vessels

    Damen held a naming ceremony for the two new SeaZip vessels SeaZip 3 and SeaZip 4 on Saturday. The vessels were named by Mrs Marie Le Roy a Councillor from the Harlingen Council (the town where  SeaZip have their offices) and Mrs Mirna Robert – Du Ry van Beest Holle, the wife of Peter Robert […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Today, SeaZip Offshore Service will officially christen its two newly-constructed ‘Twin Axe’ catamaran ships. German BARD Group will charter these vessels, which will be deployed in the completion stage of its large-scale wind farm in the North Sea. SeaZip Offshore Service provides sophisticated service vessels and excellent ship management for fast and safe access to […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Vessels

    The Netherlands-headquartered offshore service vessels provider and operator SeaZip Offshore Service has appointed Tania Plank as business development manager for the UK.

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards and SeaZip Offshore Service have strengthened their working relationship by signing another contract for two Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2610 at Wind Energy in Hamburg. The two new vessels, to be named SeaZip 3 and SeaZip 4, will be mobilised in transporting personnel and small quantities of freight to North Sea offshore […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached financial close and the start of construction on the 589MW Changfang and Xidao wind project off the coast of Changhua County, Taiwan. The Changfang and Xidao wind farm will feature 62 MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines scheduled to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2024. The wind farm […]

  • 16 July 2019
    R&D

    Over 30 international organisations have gathered around a project to reduce subsea power-cable failures and make offshore wind energy more reliable. The Cable Lifetime Monitoring Joint Industry Project (JIP CALM), launched on 8 July, was initiated by DNV-GL, TNO (ECN), BREM, VanDerHoekPhotonics, and Deltares, in collaboration with 30+ industry partners ranging from international suppliers to system integrators, […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Technology

    Arild Bolsø, an engineer who worked for Statkraft in Norway and Forewind in the UK, has developed a new technical concept for offshore wind foundation installation. According to Bolsø, the concept would reduce installation time by 30-50%, compared to current methods. After Statkraft decided to stop new investments in offshore wind, Bolsø set up a new […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the owner of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, has achieved a financial close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities. The refinancing comprises primarily commercial bank debt and also includes an institutional tranche. Several of the project’s original lenders have remained in the refinancing and the project has […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Michael Hannibal will join Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) as partner to take a lead role in the company’s investment activities within the offshore wind business starting from 21 December.

  • 16 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Monitor JIP, a consortium consisting of Gemini Windfarm, Van Oord, Keppel Verolme, Mecal, ECN and TNO, is working on developing a solution which would allow monitoring the health of offshore wind support structures.  Many offshore wind stakeholders acknowledge the relevance of monitoring offshore wind support structures, the consortium said. However, a dedicated standard for the design and installation of a […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has given the green light to a 15 turbine offshore wind farm off the Kent coast. Vattenfall’s 49.5 megawatt (MW) Kentish Flats Extension (KFE), consented by the UK Government’s Energy Secretary earlier this year, has gained a final investment decision from the Vattenfall Board of Directors to deliver the sustainable energy scheme. When operational […]

  • 31 January 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Danish blade maker LM Wind Power and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have developed blade tips which are said to increase offshore wind farm yields.

  • 13 December 2017
    R&D, Vessels

    We are working with several shipyards on developing a new, larger crew transfer vessel (CTV) which could operate for up to 14 days offshore, Jan Reier Arends, Owner and Managing Director of SeaZip Offshore Service, said.