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15 April 2019 Industry Contribution

The Jones Act in US offshore wind: challenge or opportunity? The Jones Act, long seen as a challenge for the US offshore wind industry, could potentially be an opportunity for the sector, experts have said. “I like to look at the Jones Act as an incentive for shipyards, not an impediment,” said Joan Bondareff, chair […]

16 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

US-based Aeolus Energy has signed an agreement with Norway’s Ulstein Design & Solutions, B.V. to design a Service Operations Vessel (SOV).

18 June 2018 Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

GustoMSC and Barge Master have joined forces to develop a motion-compensated feeder solution for the first wave of US offshore wind projects.

6 November 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels

An owner of a U.S. Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) needs a pipeline of at least 3,500MW of confirmed offshore wind projects on the U.S. East Coast to achieve a reasonable rate of return, a report by GustoMSC has shown.

29 June 2017 Authorities, R&D, Vessels

Zentech Inc. and Renewables Resources International (RRI) have announced their plans to build the first Jones Act compliant, four legged, self-propelled Dynamically-Positioned Level 2 (DP2) jack-up vessel based on a US-built barge.

30 December 2013 Operations & Maintenance

As American offshore wind industry readies to start building large projects, developers are searching for a way around the so called “Jones Act” from 1920. According to the Jones Act, any ship that sails between two U.S. points must fly a U.S. flag and has to be registered in the country. Once an offshore wind […]

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. […]

28 January 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

US-based Green Shipping Line and Norwegian/German Kongstein have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the US. The supply solution will include consultancy services, a US Jones Act compliant shuttle service, as well as development opportunities at several US ports, the companies said. “We are thrilled to be working […]

31 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

UK-based Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd (MTE) has won a contract by EEW OSB to fabricate 20 suspended internal support structures (SIPS) for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, which marks the company’s second contract for Ørsted’s project.

25 October 2017

DONG Energy has appointed Jones Bros to help build new quayside infrastructure for the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm being built in the Irish Sea.

18 November 2013 Technology

Specialist overwater drilling and marine construction contractor Fugro Seacore is building a powerful pile top drill, the T120, for the offshore wind farm market to assist with monopile installations of up to 8 metres diameter. Their current big drill has 90 tonnes of rotational torque; the new one will have 120 tonnes. This new addition […]

14 August 2013 Environment, R&D

A three-year Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)-funded Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between HR Wallingford and the University of Exeter has been launched this month, funded through NERC’s Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange (MREKE) programme.  The partnership builds on HR Wallingford’s existing experience in both underwater noise research and development of modelling tools for monitoring species […]

16 July 2012

Final decision by Siemens on its proposed new wind turbine factory in Hull is expected by the end of the year, reports the Hull Daily Mail. Planning consent for the ambitious £210 million redevelopment of Alexandra Dock where the factory will be based was granted in May. Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is scheduled to sign […]

8 November 2011

Caterpillar Inc. and Vestas Wind Systems have reached a 10-year, global agreement to remanufacture wind turbine components. Vestas, of Aarhus, Denmark, is the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, with an installed base of 44,500 turbines. Vestas has chosen to enter this agreement to ensure remanufacturing services of high quality and at a competitive price for […]

8 November 2010 Business & Finance

The company is listed on Dow Jones global and European sustainability indices for the fourth consecutive year Gamesa is rated the global leader in the renewable energy equipment industry, according to sustainability ranking the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the world’s top sustainability-driven corporations. Gamesa is listed on the global index […]

22 December 2017 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

The proposed Bay State Wind wind farm project will bring USD 1 billion direct investment to Massachusetts and will support the construction of the first purpose-built Jones Act-compliant installation and transportation vessels, the developers said.

19 October 2017 Vessels

GustoMSC has revealed a new Jones Act-compliant jack-up vessel design for the installation of wind turbines and foundations in the U.S. The SEA-3250-LT installation jack-up is capable of handling the latest generation of 8 to 9.5 MW turbines and foundations. 

25 December 2018 Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has provided Barge Master and GustoMSC with an approval in principle for the work method of the Steady Top Feeder solution.

26 November 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Damen Shipyards Group has designed a new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) with features that are said to ensure its suitability for operations in the developing offshore wind market in North America.

23 October 2018 Business & Finance, Technology

There is a huge amount of opportunities in the first and the second wave of emerging offshore wind markets, according to Stefan Lettink, Director Wind at Royal IHC, said.

6 June 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Rhode Island-based Blount Boats, Inc. has signed a sub-license agreement with Marine Applied Physics Corp. (MAPC) of Baltimore, Maryland, for the building of South Boats crew transfer vessel designs.

24 May 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted and its joint venture partner Eversource will continue progressing the Bay State Wind project towards the next solicitations in New England and New York, Ørsted’s Executive Vice President Martin Neubert said after the project was not selected under the 83C solicitation in Massachusetts.

12 April 2018

By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

30 March 2018 Business & Finance, Vessels

US-based liftboat specialist Falcon Global LLC and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS have reached a cooperation agreement to exclusively contribute vessels and marine/installation crews and operate a full spread of offshore wind installation and feeder vessels for the US offshore wind market.

16 November 2017 R&D, Training & Education

Principle Power is making a case for use of its floating foundation WindFloat off the coast of Massachusetts in locations where water depths at lease areas exceed the 50-metre mark.

2 November 2017 Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

The States of Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island released three reports today, 2 November, setting out the context for offshore wind development in the U.S. Northeast and revealing its potential economic development benefits.