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Global Wind Service (GWS) has appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Michael Høj Olsen as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from today, 19 February. The new CEO succeeded co-founder Lars Petersen who will continue with GWS in the role of CCO responsible for sales and business development. “I am very excited about the opportunity to drive the […]
Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
Following the acquisition of offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S, the Danish Global Wind Service (GWS) has integrated more than 150 former Total Wind employees into the company and reinitiated all projects.
Global Wind Service (GWS), 75.5%-owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, saw a 13% revenue growth in the third quarter of 2017, as its owner reported lower revenues from installation vessels for Q3.
Global Wind Service (GWS) has gathered its UK team in an office at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft. Jason Smith, operations manager, said: “We are quite busy with our array of services. Onshore order books are filling up well and we definitely expect a fair share of the offshore market in 2016 and beyond. “Onshore, we supply the whole […]
Global Wind Service (GWS) has recently completed a contract with AREVA supporting the cold commissioning of the 5MW wind turbines on the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The scope of work covered the mechanical and electrical completion works. The contract was a continuation of the successful work already completed […]
Global Wind Service A/S (GWS) and DELPRO A/S have founded DELPRO Wind A/S as a 50:50 joint venture, which will be a Service and Installation provider in the onshore and offshore wind industry with a focus on High Voltage (HV) and Medium Voltage (MV) installation and service works. By joining forces, GWS and DELPRO Wind […]
The Northland Power team is gearing up for the beginning of the turbine installation campaign at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm. According to the company, the team is working to quickly assemble the towers for the MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines, with the loadout expected to start shortly at the Port of Esbjerg. Global Wind […]
Global Wind Service (GWS) is set to provide offshore installation technicians for the turbine installation at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. The Denmark-headquartered company will begin supporting MHI Vestas during the installation of 33 8.4MW turbines beginning from June. In addition to providing staff for the installation phase, GWS said it will support MHI […]
The U.S. offshore wind industry represents a circa USD 70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the local supply chain, according to a new white paper by Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). The analysis, provided by Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), offers a road map for states and a menu for suppliers to build new offshore wind […]
Siemens Gamesa has contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to assemble all 102 towers for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK. The towers will be assembled at the Norfolk port of Great Yarmouth ahead of their load-out and installation offshore as part of the wind farm […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Global Wind Service (GWS) passed a halfway point on the 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 project on 3 November after installing the 25th wind turbine in the Danish North Sea.
Jens Tommerup, the former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has joined the board of directors at Global Wind Service (GWS).
The Dutch Gould Services has reached an agreement to take over all activities of compatriot Total Wind Benelux, including a contract for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.
Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.
Fred. Olsen Ocean has reported NOK 145 million operating revenue in the first quarter of 2018, a 60.2% slide compared to NOK 364 operating revenue in Q1 2017, attributed mainly to the underutilisation of the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern.
Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]
GE Renewable Energy has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) as a primary partner for the commissioning and completion scope for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
Vineyard Wind has released a study showing that its proposed 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, would have reduced emissions and saved costs in comparison to other energy sources during the Grayson cyclone had it been installed. The study, prepared by Daymark Energy Advisors, demonstrated that the wind farm would have provided 61 million kilowatt-hours […]
On 4 January, Global Wind Service (GWS) celebrated ten years since it was founded. The company, now employing 600 people, worked on over 300 projects in 35 countries and has local business units in ten countries.
GE Renewable Energy has contracted Global Wind Service (GWS) for the offshore installation scope on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located in the German North Sea.
Siemens Gamesa contracted Global Wind Service Benelux (GWS) to support with the first service campaign on Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.
A team of Global Wind Service UK LTD (GWS) technicians is currently working off Sussex on the installation phase of Rampion offshore wind farm, the first wind farm off the south coast of England.
Fred. Olsen Ocean, part of Norway's Bonheur Group, recorded NOK 264 million in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 20.5% rise compared to NOK 219 million in revenues recorded in the same period a year earlier.
The auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York has been delayed after fishing groups filed a complaint to the federal court yesterday, based on a concern about the impact a large-scale wind project will have on the access to prime fishing areas. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was set to […]
Fred. Olsen Ocean's offshore wind segment reported NOK 428 million operating revenue in the third quarter of 2016, compared with NOK 254 million in the same period in 2015, mainly due to higher utilisation and rates from the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern. The segment includes Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS and Universal Foundation […]