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  • 26 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Vessels

    German propulsion supplier SCHOTTEL will deliver a full propulsion package for Jan De Nul’s new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés.

  • 4 May 2020
    Vessels

    China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI) has ordered 6 × MAN 12V32/44CR main engines for Jan De Nul’s 5,000-tonne floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés. Les Alizés will be built at CMHI’s shipyard in Jiangsu province, eastern China, and is scheduled for delivery in 2022. Lex Nijsen, Head of Four-Stroke Marine Sales – MAN Energy Solutions, […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Vessels

    Huisman has received an order to provide a 5,000mt Tub Mounted Crane (TMC) for Jan De Nul’s new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés. Huisman will construct the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. It is set to be delivered in 2021. The […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Huisman cranes onboard Jan De Nul’s next-generation installation vessels, Voltaire and Les Alizés, will feature a specially designed type of clamp – the Universal Quick Connector (UQC). For these cranes, which will be the largest in their class, Huisman developed the UQC based on the expertise of Jan De Nul’s operational and engineering team. The […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France has re-negotiated feed-in tariffs for six previously approved offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 3GW.

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for six offshore wind projects selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds.

  • 29 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    KCI The Engineers is supporting Tractebel at the Dieppe et Le Tréport and Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farms in France by providing the structural know-how to the engineering team for the offshore substations. KCI’s scope will be to assist by setting up the engineering packages for the OSS topsides and foundations from […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has rejected appeals opposing the construction of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project being developed by Ailes Marines. Environmental conservation organization Gardez les caps and Nass & Wind, who competed in the tender for developing the wind farm, submitted the appeal citing irregularity in the selection procedure and seeking an annulment. Despite […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France has officially closed. The comment period for the project and its transmission system was launched on 23 April and was open for 31 consecutive days. Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion will comprise […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Contracts & Tenders

    The three consortiums led by EDF, GDF Suez and Iberdrola will submit their tenders for offshore wind projects to the Commission for Energy Regulation on Wednesday, reports Les Echos. There is the total of five offshore wind areas. Dong Energy, Alstom, EDF will be bidding for all of them, except for the Tréport. The consortium […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The French government has submitted to the Senate a package of laws which includes a proposal to renegotiate the terms of the six offshore wind projects selected in the first two tender rounds, the French financial daily Les Echos reports.

  • 2 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish consulting engineering company Niras has won a contract to set up a plan for decommissioning of two offshore wind projects in France with a combined capacity of nearly 1GW which are still avaiting final investment decision.

  • 21 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    While Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.

  • 8 October 2015

    RES and GES have signed a strategic alliance agreement, bringing together complementary skills and common values to provide asset management and O&M services to the offshore wind industry. Jim Sandon, COO of RES Offshore said: “GES stands out as a leading company in the installation and maintenance of wind farms around the world. With more than 3,000 […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Nicolas Hulot has approved the switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine to be used on the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, Ailes Marines, the developer of the project, said.

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Bedford, US, and Grimsby, UK, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement as the New Bedford port is looking to tap into the offshore wind opportunities same as Grimsby.

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has taken over more than 1,000MW development project rights off the coast of New Jersey from RES Americas Developments Inc (RES). The companies finalised the deal during Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) New Jersey Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting held in Trenton on 19 May. The New Jersey lease area, which was […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will decide on the fate of the six already approved offshore wind projects in the next few days, according to Le Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables (SER), a French renewables lobby.

  • 2 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage has selected Shoreline to provide a simulation solution for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

  • 13 March 2015
    Vessels

    Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd has signed a design contract for a 26m Typhoon Class SWATH Crew Transfer Vessel with Lung Teh Shipbuilding (LTS) in Taiwan. The 26m Typhoon Class SWATH has been ordered by Renewable Energy Support Ltd (RES Ltd) and will be operated by Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd (MCS). The contract is […]

  • 7 April 2015

    DONG Energy has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. At the offshore wind auction held by BOEM (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) on 29 January 2015, RES secured the rights to develop one of the two leases that were awarded. The […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The French offshore wind farm project of Le Treport may see its resurrection, according to Les Echos news site. Allegedly, some industrial groups and local institutions are pushing the idea “behind the scenes” to file an appeal to the government in order to continue with discussions on the proposed wind farm. Namely, the tender was […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer DONG Energy has officially opened its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • 10 February 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., is expected to deliver a ruling on a motion for a preliminary injunction against the lease sale of 127 square miles of ocean off the coast of Long Island, New York, for wind energy development.