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  • 17 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Renewables (FORAS) and Hafslund Eco have entered into an agreement to collaborate for the offshore wind sector in Norway. FORAS and Hafslund Eco plan to jointly submit a pre-application for the development of offshore wind projects at the Sørlige Nordsjø and Utsira Nord areas. According to the parties, the 50:50 agreement will see […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    If Equinor’s bids are successful at New York State’s latest offshore wind solicitation, that could lead to creation of up to 350 jobs related to manufacturing of wind turbine components at the Port of Albany in upstate New York. Namely, the developer included the Port of Albany in its proposals recently submitted at the state’s […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ørsted and the multinational oil and gas major bp have agreed to jointly develop a potential large-scale renewable hydrogen project in Germany powered by offshore wind. The project, which is expected to be operational in 2024, will comprise a 50 MW electrolyser system installed at bp’s Lingen Refinery in North West Germany. The electrolyser, powered […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Partrac has completed an offshore wind resource measurement campaign at the Oriel wind farm offshore Ireland using floating LiDAR technology. Partrac deployed EOLOS’s FLS200 Floating LiDAR in mid-October 2019 and has now completed a 12-month offshore measurement campaign. According to Partrac, the floating lidar continued to report excellent availability even through severe storms during the […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades to be installed on the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm have arrived at Able Seaton Port, the project’s construction port in Teesside. This marks the first time that Able Seaton Port is receiving offshore wind turbine components in its history, after a combined multi-million pound investment has helped transform the port […]

  • 2 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has now been dismantled. Over the coming weeks, the recorded data from the tests will be evaluated, with the findings to be incorporated in the design of […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Technology

    Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE Renewables have awarded Ferrovial with a contract for the manufacturing and assembly of the DemoSATH floating wind turbine. DemoSATH is a 2 MW turbine mounted onto a concrete floating foundation set to be deployed at the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) open sea test site off the Basque Coast in northern […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and DNV GL have entered into an agreement to jointly develop floating wind technology, including floating foundations and remote maintenance solutions. According to a press release from 26 October, the South Korean company decided to venture into designing and manufacturing this technology as there is an increasing demand for floating offshore […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    RES and Rix Renewables have signed a strategic alliance agreement under which the two companies will jointly offer services to offshore wind industry in the UK and Ireland. RES said it partnered with RIX Renewables primarily to help deliver operation and maintenance services for the offshore wind assets it manages and operates. The companies, which […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for its Pile Gripper Guidance System (PGGS) for the Alfa Lift foundation installation vessel, which China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) is currently building for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT). In August, MacGregor announced an EPC contract for the vessel’s the monopile lifting, skidding and transfer system. The company […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Polish energy company PGE plans to develop 6.5 GW of offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea as part of the strategy to become climate neutral by 2050. As part of its transformation plan, PGE intends to build two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 2.5 GW by 2030. The utility said that […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall and the Polish chemical manufacturing company Synthos have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities for co-operation within the offshore wind industry in Poland and the Baltic states. The MoU comes just days after the Baltic bordering countries signed a declaration to co-operate in the field of offshore wind. “We believe collaborations between […]

  • 13 October 2020
    R&D

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) will carry out a review of data and information requirements of offshore renewable energy within the INFOMAR seabed mapping programme that has been underway in Ireland. The Irish geotechnical engineering consultancy has been commissioned by Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), a division of the Department of the Environment Climate and Communications […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Polenergia S.A. and Equinor have started preparations to develop the supply chain for the two offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea with a combined capacity of 1.44 GW. Polenergia and Equinor hold 50 per cent stakes each in MFW Bałtyk II Sp. z o.o. and MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z o.o., the special […]

  • 5 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted and Yara, the world’s leading fertilizer company, have teamed up on a project to use renewable hydrogen in the production of green ammonia. Yara and Ørsted will jointly develop a 100 MW wind-powered electrolyser plant for renewable hydrogen production, aiming to replace fossil-based hydrogen with green hydrogen for ammonia production in Yara’s Sluiskil plant […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A tailormade subsea drill that will be used to install XL-monopile foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has been commissioned after passing Factory Acceptance Tests on 30 September. The drill, jointly designed by DEME Offshore and Herrenknecht, will be deployed at the French offshore wind farm site from the Innovation installation vessel. “Never seen […]

  • 1 October 2020

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of September 2020. Orion’s Crane Repair Starts Liebherr has started preparations for the recovery of its HLC 295000 offshore crane on board the Orion vessel, whose hook broke this May, leaving several people injured and damaging the crane and the vessel’s deck. Crane Ordered for First Jones […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Authorities

    Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Sweden have signed a joint declaration to cooperate on and accelerate the build-out of offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea. High-level representatives of the eight Baltic Sea countries and the European Commission signed the declaration on 30 September at an offshore wind conference in Szczecin, Poland, […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind could cover close to 60 per cent of Poland’s forecasted electricity demand by 2050, according to a report by the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA). According to the report, Poland would need to develop 28 GW of operating offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea to achieve this. This capacity would be enough […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (PGE) have entered the final stage of negotiations to jointly develop two offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea with the combined capacity of 2.5 GW. As reported last October, PGE and Ørsted started negotiating the sale of 50 per cent stakes in two special purpose companies […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Maersk Supply Service and Ørsted will jointly test a prototype buoy that will act as both a mooring point and a charging station for vessels. The solution will be tested on one of Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in 2021. The buoy can be used to charge the smaller battery- or hybrid-electrical vessels and to supply […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Codling Wind Park Ltd has issued a contract notice for an offshore geotechnical survey across the Codling wind farm and the export cable route off the east coast of Ireland. The survey will include geotechnical boreholes with samplings and in-situ testings, seabed CPTs, seismic seabed CPTs, grab sampling, and vibrocores. The tender will remain open […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has appointed Jun Kasamatsu as its new Country Manager for Japan, effective from 24 August. According to the Danish company, Kasamatsu is an experienced leader with over 20 years of professional experience in renewable energy, structured finance, and investment banking.  “As Country Manager for Japan, Jun will develop our growing team in Japan. Furthermore, […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has produced the first turbine nacelle for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire – France’s first offshore wind farm. This nacelle, which contains the generator, is the first in a series of 80 Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines produced for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to be assembled by GE Renewable Energy at the […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Iberdrola and Poland’s Enea Group have decided to terminate exclusive talks on jointly pursuing offshore wind projects in Poland. Back in June, Enea and Iberdrola signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea with a possible total capacity of up to 3.3 GW. After the […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    British multinational oil and gas company BP is moving into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. BP has entered into an agreement with Equinor to buy 50 per cent non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration […]