Search results for: June 2017

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  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 18 June 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 June 2017.

  • 25 June 2017

    First Hywind Turbine Mounted on Its Floating Foundation The first of the total 5 turbines for the Hywind Scotland project has been lifted onto its floating foundation in Stord, Norway, and is ready for the deployment off the Scottish coast. MHI Vestas SOV Hits the Water (Video) Cemre Shipyard in Turkey has organised a launching […]

  • 11 June 2017

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Study: Jack-Up Free Turbine Installation and Maintenance Makes SENSE A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT transferred 7.77 terawatt hours (TWh) of energy from offshore wind farms in the North Sea to the mainland grid in the first half of 2017, a 50% jump compared to 5.18 TWh transferred from the North Sea in the first half of 2016.

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Eidesvik Offshore has entered into an agreement for the sale of its vessel Viking Poseidon with a buyer which the company left unnamed.

  • 24 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    German government’s goal of 6.5GW of grid-connected offshore wind power by 2020 could be surpassed as the industry could have 7.7GW connected to the grid by that time, according to a report from national industry organisations. 

  • 10 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Bibby HydroMap is carrying out an UXO survey at the site of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, developed by the Iberdrola-led consortium Ailes Marines.

  • 26 February 2016

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide Client Representatives for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. SMC are also providing Marine Coordinators during the project’s construction phase. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm is currently in the seabed preparation phase. When the project is complete, […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT TSO is looking for a provider of DTS/RTTR cable monitoring systems for subsea and land cables in the Netherlands.

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norway’s Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded another contract with Siemens Wind Power for the service operation vessel Acergy Viking. The Acergy Viking will commence a new six-month contract plus options for Siemens Wind Power in the German offshore wind sector in June 2017. The two companies signed the first charter agreement for the Acergy Viking in […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of a jacket foundation and an offshore substation topside at the 300MW Binhai South H3 offshore wind farm in China’s Yellow Sea has been completed, Huadian Heavy Industries said. Huadian Heavy Industries is the main EPC contractor for the construction and installation of a part of the project’s facilities and equipment. Developed on […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has extended the charter agreement for Eidesvik Offshore’s vessel Acergy Viking for a period of two years.

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola expects to receive a construction permit for the 500MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project by 30 June, 2017.

  • 26 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon Offshore Services informed today, 26 October, that its platform-supply vessel (PSV) VOS Passion is currently carrying out cargo-supply operations to a converter platform located in German waters.

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (from April to June 2017), Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s revenues were down 7% year-on-year. Revenue from the sale of wind turbines decreased by 9%, reflecting lower sales volumes of 1,950W (-25%), as a result of temporary market conditions in the onshore business, as well as normal business volatility in the offshore market, the company said.

  • 17 June 2020
    Vessels

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the second of the two specialized deck carriers ordered by United Wind Logistics (UWL) and chartered out to MHI Vestas. The 10,000 DWT full electric propulsion deck carrier, MV BraveWind, was launched in Zhenjiang, China, on Monday, 15 June. MV BraveWind’s sister vessel, MV BoldWind, was delivered to UWL back […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State, a high administrative court in France, has rejected the appeal of several associations opposing the construction of the offshore wind farm off Fécamp, according to the national media. With the appeal filed to the Council of State, the association challenged a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes, which voted in favour of the project in June 2017. 

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue under its green bond program of EUR 1 billion.

  • 5 November 2015

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide the full Marine Coordination package for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany. SMC will commence pre-construction start up works immediately and will be based in Hamburg.  The company’s Marine Coordination Manager, Dean Coates, will commence mobilisation today (5 November). Although located 115 km […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is teaming up with Eversource Energy, a transmission builder from New England who has acquired a 50% ownership interest in Bay State Wind, to jointly develop the project planned off Massachusetts, the United States. The proposed offshore wind farm would be located approximately 15-25 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard in an area that […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK fund manager Equitix will buy Statkraft’s 40% stake in the 316.8MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm for GBP 558 million, with the transaction expected to be completed by the end of December. 

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK has once again extended the Offshore Wind Immigration Rules concession until April 2019.

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK has again extended the Offshore Wind Immigration Rules concession to workers essential to the construction and maintenance of wind farms within UK territorial waters which will now run until April 2020. The concession, introduced in June 2017, and extended by a year in October 2017, and in May 2018, allows the employment of non-European Economic Area nationals who are […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) and the Changhua County Government have signed an agreement to jointly construct and develop an offshore wind operations&maintenance hub at the Taichung Port.