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11 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

30 January 2019 Wind Farm Update

Global Wind Service’s technicians have started assisting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with the installation and completion of wind turbines on the Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The Norther wind farm will comprise 44 V164 8.4MW wind turbines installed some 22km from the coast of Zeebrugge. The turbines are being shipped from the pre-assembly harbour in […]

30 August 2018 Business & Finance

Jens Tommerup, the former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has joined the board of directors at Global Wind Service (GWS). 

7 May 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.

30 January 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

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.

5 January 2018 Business & Finance

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.

20 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

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.

19 June 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

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.

18 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

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.

14 July 2016

Global Wind Service (GWS) is starting up the Block Island Wind Farm project after making the preparations to deliver manpower, tools and safety equipment. “We are very proud to be a part of bringing offshore wind to the U.S. and we see great future opportunities for their growing offshore wind industry,” said Chief Commercial Officer […]

16 March 2016 Business & Finance, R&D

GE has chosen Global Wind Service (GWS) and BMS Heavy Cranes to install its 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine prototype at the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines in Osterild, Denmark. “GWS has been awarded the Installation contract for our Osterild project based on the good experience we had with this company at the Belwind project […]

23 April 2015 Operations & Maintenance

Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured Labour hire contracts for installation at UK and Dutch offshore wind sites Kentish Flats and Luchterduinen. The Kentish Flats Extension project will commence in mid-June 2015 and will see the installation of 15 MHI Vestas 3.3MW V112 wind turbines. Installation has already commenced this month at Luchterduinen wind farm […]

4 February 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

CWind has implemented CrewSmart’s management support system across its fleet of 21 crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and a team of offshore wind technicians. The system has been integrated with CWind’s existing vessel monitoring platform BareFLEET and is said to provide the company with a single point of access to all performance data from across the […]

24 January 2019 R&D

The Crown Estate and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have published an updated and extended version of ‘A Guide to an Offshore Wind Farm’. The guide is intended to help a range of stakeholders and potential new market entrants understand how an offshore wind farm is built, operated and maintained. It is said to […]

22 January 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Manufacturer of plastic and clay pipes Wavin UK has contracted Ørsted to supply natural gas and renewable energy for its sites as part of a commitment to achieve more sustainable operations. Ørsted will provide the renewable electricity from its 11 operational wind farms in the UK to Wavin’s sites at Hazelhead, Chippenham, Forest Works and Doncaster. The Danish […]

9 January 2019

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd In support of the UK’s industry-wide drive to reduce the cost of offshore wind, JFMS launched its integrated services model that offers the breadth of services within the James Fisher group, along with local SME supply chain partners, through a single interface to reduce the costs and risks linked with managing multiple suppliers in the offshore renewables industry. The company […]

9 January 2019

CWind With experience at 50 UK and European offshore wind farms, CWind is an established, trusted partner. CWind’s ability to execute integrated turnkey solutions throughout the entire project lifecycle of a wind farm is demonstrated through existing long-term O&M contracts, completion of more than 890 cable pull-ins to date, commissioning scopes of work at almost 600 turbines and pre-assembly work packages at over 760 turbines.   […]

31 December 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) for the construction of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in response to the state’s request for proposals.

19 December 2018 Business & Finance

Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has entered the offshore wind market in Taiwan, the company’s Commercial Director Thomas Andersen revealed to Offshore WIND during an interview.

14 December 2018 Environment

Ørsted has taken a concrete step towards protecting marine flora and fauna at its offshore wind farm sites with its offshore wind biodiversity policy, announced on 13 December. 

23 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

15 November 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

JDR Cable Systems (JDR) and McAllister Towing have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and collaborative operation of a US East Coast Offshore Wind subsea power cable service base with an integrated cable training center.

13 November 2018 Business & Finance

ERSG has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will be focusing on supporting the development of the growing offshore wind market in the US.

9 November 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a solicitation seeking 800MW or more of new offshore wind projects, which will lead to the state having its first large-scale offshore wind development contracts in place in the spring of 2019.

30 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal has signed a three-year contract with offshore support vessel provider Wind Energy Marine.

24 October 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

Asia-Pacific’s offshore wind capacity will rise 20-fold to 43GW in 2027 according to new research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.