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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 […]
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 […]
Jens Tommerup, the former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has joined the board of directors at Global Wind Service (GWS).
Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal has signed a three-year contract with offshore support vessel provider Wind Energy Marine.
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.