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17 April 2019 Vessels

DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate for a wind turbine shuttle design. Unlike other wind farm installation vessels, the WTS has a small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) design, DNV GL said. This results in very low resistance at the design draught (16m) and excellent […]

1 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain’s  Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]

27 March 2019 R&D

Wind turbines rated 8MW or higher comprised more than 40% of offshore order capacity in 2018, with MHI Vestas accounting for 64% of this ratings segment, according to new research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The Global Wind Turbine Order Analysis: Q1 2019 report writes that the industry announced almost 8GW of offshore order capacity in 2018, […]

6 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and DHSS have signed an agreement under which MHI Vestas will use the recently opened DHSS support base in Eemshaven for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project. MHI Vestas will use the offshore service hub in Eemshaven as the base for its turbine commissioning and subsequent 15-year O&M works on the 269MW wind […]

28 February 2019 Technology

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Vestas have announced a V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine designed to handle extreme weather conditions. The V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate is being introduced at the 2019 Japan Wind Expo to highlight the turbine’s specific suitability for many project sites exposed to a severe climate in Japan and Asia, Vestas said. The […]

19 February 2019 Business & Finance

MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

11 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Iberdrola has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. According to MHI Vestas, the contract includes the supply of up to 52 V174-9.5 MW turbines for the 476MW project, which will be the first offshore wind farm to feature this model. […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind generated a net profit of EUR 26 million and secured an order intake of 3,180MW in 2018. 2018 was the first year in which MHI Vestas generated a positive net profit on a stand-alone basis since the launch of the joint venture by Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 2014, highlighting […]

14 January 2019 Business & Finance

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is opening an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will act as the company’s U.S. headquarters. The news follows MHI Vestas’ recent contract as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The U.S. headquarters, which will officially open in the coming weeks, will initially focus on sales and strategy as the […]

14 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has expanded its presence at the Port of Oostende in Belgium with the opening of a new office location. MHI Vestas is already an established company in the offshore wind industry at the port facility. The MHI Vestas turbines are operated by Parkwind on Northwind (72 turbines), Belwind (55 turbines) and Nobelwind (50 […]

20 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Two Towers Consortium for the Borssele V offshore wind project, for which the turbine supplier will deliver two of its V164-9.5 MW turbines. 

18 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

MHI Vestas and Esvagt have signed a contract for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) that will be deployed on the Moray East offshore wind farm from 2021. Subsequently, Esvagt placed an order with Havyard, which will design and build the new vessel.

13 December 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

MHI Vestas has promoted its current Vice President of Europe Sales Hans Henrik Jensen as Chief Sales Officer.

6 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas and Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited have signed a firm turbine supply order for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.

28 November 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Jason Folsom to its team, marking the company’s first official hire in the U.S. market.

27 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has selected MHI Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project.

27 November 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

MHI Vestas will increase annual production at its nacelle factory in Lindoe, Denmark, to keep pace with offshore wind turbine demand, and is kicking off a recruitment process for 50 new employees. 

27 November 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

MHI Vestas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Northland Power and Yushan Energy to provide wind turbines for the 300MW Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

20 November 2018 Business & Finance

MHI Vestas has received a new blade mould at its factory on the Isle of Wight, UK, as part of manufacturing expansion efforts.

7 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Parkwind have confirmed the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Northwester 2 wind farm offshore Belgium. Installation is scheduled to begin in late 2019, MHI Vestas said. Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the V164-9.5 MW […]

30 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders

MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract for the manufacture of towers in Taiwan with a partnership between with CS Wind and Chin Fong. The companies held a signing ceremony in Taipei City on 30 October. 

29 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed a localisation agreement for offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

18 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Bibby Marine Services and MHI Vestas have signed a charter agreement for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 covering the 2018/2019 winter period.

17 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

EDF Renewables North America has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier for the Nautilus Offshore Wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.ersey.

15 October 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas is looking to hire hundreds of additional people at its blade factory on the Isle of Wight in the coming weeks. On Monday, 15 October, MHI Vestas kicked off a major recruiting campaign driven by a growing demand for its V164 wind turbine platform. “Today marks the start of an ambitious […]

12 October 2018 Technology

We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.