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31 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The second offshore substation built by the Engie Fabricom/Iemants consortium for DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension wind farm has set sail from the Engie Fabricom site in Hoboken, Belgium, bound for the wind farm in the Irish Sea.

16 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy UK Ltd. and Ziton A/S have signed the contract for the upgrade of blades at the West of Duddon Sands wind farm offshore the UK. Under the contract, Ziton will provide a turnkey solution to upgrade the blades of the wind farm's 108 turbines. The upgrade of the blades will be […]

28 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has won a contract by Ørsted to provide a heliport base to support the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Under the GBP 1.8 million contract, Jones Bros is in charge of the design and construction of the base in Barrow-in-Furness, which will support helicopters traveling to and from the 659MW project. […]

22 January 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement under which ESB will acquire up to 35% stake in the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The companies will also work together on the Clogherhead offshore wind farm, as Parkwind plans to acquire up to 35% in this project, for which ESB holds a foreshore license to commence site […]

11 January 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

The Ireland-based Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has won a contract by PGE Energia Odnawialna to provide geotechnical consultancy for the Baltica II and III offshore wind projects in Poland. GDG's scope of work includes the analysis of geophysical data, management of the survey campaigns, integrating geotechnical and geophysical data, and developing a ground model for use in […]

16 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

The Crown Estate has provided further details on plans for a new offshore wind seabed leasing round in the UK, including proposed locations to be offered for new seabed rights, and a likely increase in capacity from 6GW to 7GW.

5 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

Ireland is the only European Union country with an Atlantic coastline that is not developing its offshore wind resource, which is not only placing the country at an economic and competitive disadvantage, but also results in missing out on a large number of associated economic and social benefits, according to the latest report from KPMG.

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

Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 during the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.

24 September 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Swedish offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with power cable and asset management services provider CWind covering Vattenfall's European assets.

19 September 2018 Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D

A partnership between gas platforms and wind farms could see more power generated - maximising both gas production and renewable electricity generation offshore, according to a report from the UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).

6 September 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm was officially opened on Thursday, 6 September, at a ceremony in Barrow in the north-west of England.

25 July 2018

SSE has welcomed the approval of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) in Ireland, however, the company said it had concerns that the potential size of the future individual auctions outlined in the RESS design "may be too small to allow large-scale offshore wind projects to commercially progress forward."

25 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

SSE Renewables Offshore Limited has issued a contract notice for the provision of geotechnical surveys works at Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. The offshore and nearshore geotechnical surveys will be carried out off the coast of county Wicklow, Ireland, to gather sufficient geotechnical data to support the preliminary design, and in part the detailed design, […]

17 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Denmark-based vessel owner KEM Offshore has won two contracts to provide its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Ørsted's and Vattenfall's offshore wind farms.

16 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Petrofac has secured a five-year framework agreement with Transmission Capital to provide engineering services across six of its Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) assets.

8 May 2018 Industry Contribution

By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

23 April 2018 Vessels

Windcat Workboats has launched Windcat 41, the second crew transfer vessel (CTV) in its new MK3.5 series.

26 March 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Innogy has partnered with Irish company Saorgus Energy to progress the development of the Dublin Array Offshore Wind Farm through to planning consent, and is set to acquire an equal share of the project. The next phase of project development will be led by innogy with support from Saorgus Energy.

19 February 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

The offshore wind terminal at the Belfast Harbour, Ireland, handled 305,000 tonnes of wind farm components in 2017, representing a record since it opened in 2013.

5 February 2018 Wind Farm Update

ESB-owned Hibernian Wind Power has applied for two investigative foreshore licences, aiming to examine the feasibility of building a 500MW offshore wind farm (or wind farms) off Ireland's East Coast.

18 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

C-bed's offshore accommodation vessel Wind Innovation will be deployed at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm as of 1 January 2018, the company informed on 18 December. 

17 November 2017 Business & Finance

In 2018 there will be plenty of offshore wind projects starting construction, and others reaching full operation, and perhaps even one or two ready for decommissioning.

2 November 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Macquarie has provided over GBP 500 million of senior secured debt to fund the acquisition of a 50 per cent share in the Walney Extension project in the UK.

27 October 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Following the support scheme agreement reached today (27 October) with Belgian government for its Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, Parkwind announced it will now accelerate project development activities and prepare for financial close in 2018.

10 October 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

VBMS has awarded Vroon's subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Stone a contract to support inter-array cabling operations at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm from spring 2018.

8 October 2017

Top five most read news on Offshore WIND from 2 to 8 October 2017.