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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.
Senvion posted an increase in revenues at its offshore segment for the first nine months of 2017, however, the third quarter itself saw a decline compared to Q3 2016. The offshore revenues are driven by the completion of wind turbine installation at Nordsee One, which especially reflected on the results for the first half of the year and only to some extent on those for the third quarter.
The floating island concept, revealed earlier this year, will now be further studied and developed through a Horizon 2020-funded project [email protected] that started on 1 November and will run for three years.
The tenth Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) has opened its door today, 10 October 2017, at Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands.
Prysmian's cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise is getting ready to install the next section of the 130-kilometre subsea cable link which will connect the 900Mw BorWin3 offshore station to the German grid.
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm has begun an archaeological trial trenching campaign along the full route of the onshore export cable corridor in Lincolnshire.
Dounreay Tri Ltd has closed a EUR 45 million senior secured bond issued in the Nordic bond market, the proceeds of which will be used to partially fund construction costs of the company’s planned 10MW floating offshore wind installation.
DNV GL has launched Twisties, a new joint industry project (JIP) aimed at standardising and improving offshore wind logistics.
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 27 March. The work will be carried out by the heavy lift vessel Stanislav Yudin, recently equipped with NAMI's purpose built 700-tonne Pile Installation Frame (PIF).
French company Créocéan, on behalf of the Quadran Group, is set to deploy AXYS Technologies' WatchKeeper buoy at an offshore site between Port-La Nouvelle and Gruissan in France, where Quadran and Ideol plan to install floating wind turbines.
University College Cork has announced a EUR 10.5 million in the second phase of EU funding for the transnational MaRINET2 initiative. The project, co-ordinated by MaREI, the Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, at University College Cork, aims to help the industry accelerate the development of offshore renewable energy technologies and infrastructure by opening up […]
Smulders has completed the first jacket foundation section for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, for which the company is building a total of 28 jackets. according to Beatrice project's social media pages. Smulders Projects was awarded the contract for 28 Beatrice jacket foundations by Seaway Heavy Lifting, which is in charge of the engineering, procurement, construction, transport and […]
The ninth Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is starting on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. OEEC is an annual event where companies from the oil & gas and renewable industries are provided with a chance to meet for networking, knowledge sharing and business. This annual event is focused on the complete […]
Robertson North West, part of the Robertson Group, has started construction works on a GBP 5.5 million facility in Kings Wharf, Seacombe, UK, which will serve as the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for DONG Energy's 90MW Burbo Bank and the new 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The facility will consist of a new office […]
Germany's Minister for Economics Sigmar Gabriel has officially opened the second edition of WindEnergy Hamburg, a biennial trade fair focussing on wind energy. The WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 will run from September 27 to September 30 in Hamburg’s fairgrounds where over 1,200 exhibitors from 34 countries are expected to present their innovations in the onshore and offshore industry […]
The Dutch government's call for tenders for Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites is set to be launched today, with the period for submitting bids ending at 5 p.m. on 29 September. As of this tender round, turbines used for projects must have a nominal capacity of 6MW at least, in line with market trends, according […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has invited applications for funding under a EUR 3 million scientific research programme at the company’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, to understand the impacts of offshore wind on the environment. A scientific panel has been assembled to advise on the allocation of the funding to study the environment around […]
Principle Power and KIC InnoEnergy have entered a partnership which includes a EUR 4 million investment from KIC InnoEnergy in bringing Principle Power's WindFloat to the market. The partnership encompasses advanced technology development and commercialisation, including engineering, third party analysis and certification, business development and dissemination. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2018, following a […]
Vattenfall has launched Qualification System Wind 2016, an online tool for selection of candidates suitable to carry out specific works for the company's offshore wind projects off the Netherlands and Denmark. The qualification system applies to the supply and maintenance of wind turbines with at least 6MW of nominal power, as well as geotechnical and geophysical site investigation works to acquire the geological, […]
RenewableUK's event dedicated to the offshore wind industry opened its door this morning. The Global Offshore Wind 2016 exhibition and conference is being held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Manchester. Offshore WIND, located at stand 169, is exhibiting alongside companies such as Siemens, MHI Vestas, and DONG Energy, which position Global Offshore Wind 2016 as a high-profile industry […]
Seawork International, a three-day commercial marine and workboat exhibition, opened its doors for the nineteenth successive time in Southampton on Tuesday, 14 June. The exhibition has been moved to its new permanent home at Mayflower Park, which was unveiled today. The new location has enabled Seawork to expand its offerings to the anticipated 7,500 attendees, which includes over […]
The construction of the first wind turbine to be installed off the French coast – Floatgen – was officially launched today. The 2MW offshore wind turbine, set to be put into operation for the first time in 2017, will feature the first full-scale demonstrator of the ring-shaped floating foundation developed and patented by Ideol and built by Bouygues […]
Ofgem has launched a tender to enable prospective bidders to compete to own the transmission assets of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in the Bay of Liverpool. The Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Four (TR4) started on 7 April, Ofgem said. Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm is indirectly owned by DONG Energy A/S (50%), KIRKBI […]
Nobelwind has announced the beginning of construction works for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind farm, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II. The first activities will be performed in the port of Oostende, on the REBO site, where the first foundation components are expected to arrive today (March 23). As of the end of […]
Port of Odense has launched a comprehensive port extension at Lindø, which will cost around DKK 358 million (approx. EUR 48 million). LINDØ port of ODENSE – named to represent Lindø Industrial Park and its owner, the Port of Odense – will have at disposal additional 500,000 square metres of harbour area, new quays extending more than 1,000 metres, and […]
The Wind Power Poland 2016 event, organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association and supported by EWEA, opened its door today. GE and Vestas are headlining as the two event ambassadors. Poland has installed a total of 1.3GW in new capacity as developers pushed forward on projects. To date, the wind industry in Poland supports […]