Search results for: May 2018

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20 May 2018

The nacelle of the damaged Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbine will be replaced on the Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm, with preparatory work scheduled to begin soon, the wind farm’s operator said.

13 May 2018

Top five most read articles on Offshore WIND from 7 to 13 May 2018.

3 June 2018

Most read news on Offshore WIND from 28 May to 2 June 2018.

16 April 2019 R&D, Technology

Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, is launching the second edition of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge in May. The Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge aims to accelerate applied innovations in the offshore wind industry and is open for companies that are looking for an innovative solution to the technical […]

6 February 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change will be commissioned in May 2019, the offshore wind developer said. The 83m long vessel is currently under construction at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The SOV features diesel-electric propulsion and dynamic positioning (DP2) and is capable of accommodating more than 60 wind farm technicians. Once delivered, the Wind of […]

4 January 2019

Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.

3 January 2019 Authorities

When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

2 January 2019

It has somewhat become business as usual for the offshore wind industry to mark record-breaking activities every year and 2018 was no different. We bring you a selection of five of the most notable 2018 record-breakers:

17 December 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Mayflower Wind Energy could bring its Massachusetts offshore wind farm into operation by the mid-2020s, the company stated following the announcement of the provisional lease winners on 14 December.

14 December 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Offshore wind farms at three lease areas off Massachusetts will be built by Equinor (former Statoil), Mayflower Wind Energy (a joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables) and Vineyard Wind. The three will secure 30-year concessions with a total of USD 405,100,000.

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 […]

5 April 2018 Business & Finance

Ørsted, the developer of the Ocean Wind project proposed to be built off New Jersey, will open an office in Atlantic City next month, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced at the International Partnering Forum (IPF) 2018 in Princeton. 

15 March 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

Offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Holding has prepared a set of measures in preparation for possible underutilization of the company’s 300 Kton annual production capacity in 2018.

4 February 2018

Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

1 February 2018

Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

1 November 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

UK-based Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the world’s first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore operations. In January 2017, Automated Ships Ltd will contract ‘Hrönn’, which will be designed and built in Norway in cooperation with Kongsberg, and will be in operation in 2018, the […]

18 April 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

The MPI Workboats activities will be transferred to Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) with effect from 1 May 2018, with the MPI Workboats’ personnel transitioning to VOS.

17 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]

10 April 2019 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company’s first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]

8 April 2019 R&D, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind will implement recommendations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to guide the fisheries monitoring studies during the construction of the 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts. The recommendations will also be used to initiate longer-term studies as part of a regional approach to fisheries studies. SMAST’s studies […]

29 March 2019 Authorities

The Massachusetts distribution companies have jointly submitted a request for approval of a new request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. The new RFP was developed by the distribution companies in coordination with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and in consultation with the Massachusetts Attorney […]

15 March 2019 Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z o.o., a joint venture between Equinor and Polenergia S.A., has secured an environmental decision for the offshore grid infrastructure connecting two offshore wind farms with a total capacity of 1440MW to the Polish national grid system. The decision was issued by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdansk. In May 2018, Polenergia and […]

1 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]

30 January 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Polenergia and Equinor have secured an additional 240MW of capacity for their 600MW Bałtyk Środkowy II offshore wind project in Poland. The capacity boost is part of the terms that the two companies secured from Polish grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) for establishing a power link between the project and the grid, a spokesperson for Polenergia told […]

21 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Damen has signed a contract with High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) for the delivery of a third fast crew supply vessel. HST Harri, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class that Damen unveiled in May 2018, is expected to be delivered in September this year. The FCS 2710 class is capable of carrying 26 passengers, twice more than […]