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  • 19 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Marine-i has invited Expressions of Interest (EoIs) from businesses who want to bring forward new solutions that will support the development of floating wind in the Celtic Sea. The collaborative project, set up to support marine technology businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, is seeking companies interested in working together with both research […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Vessels

    Houston-based classification society ABS is to provide classification services to the first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan – Green Jade. The vessel has been commissioned by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME. She will be built at CSBC in Taiwan for delivery […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Ørsted has joined a GBP 400,000 sea state forecasting project, launched by UK’s national Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Centre of Excellence, a collaboration between the University of Hull and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The project’s goal is to deliver a significant reduction in missed working days by developing an innovative approach to sea […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s National Commission for Public Debate (CNDP) has launched a public consultation on future floating wind projects offshore southern Brittany. The country’s Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)) calls for 8.75 GW of offshore wind capacity to be put out to tender between 2020 and 2028, and for the development of up to […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CTCI Machinery Corporation (CTCI MAC) has signed a contract with China Steel Power Corporation to supply nearly a hundred pin piles for the Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan. Four production lines will be set up at CTCI MAC’s Ta-Lin Shop in Kaohsiung’s Nansing Free Trade Zone. The pin piles are expected to be ready […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded Next Geosolutions with a contract to carry out cable route surveys on three wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The transmission system operator has also signed a backup agreement with Fugro for the work. Under the agreement, Next Geosolutions will carry out cable route surveys on the 700 MW […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese consortium developing the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind farm has selected Kajima Corporation as the project’s contractor in charge of construction. The consortium, led by Renova, is developing the Akita Yurihonjo project through the special purpose company – Akita Yurihonjo Offshore Wind GK (AYOW). Members of the consortium also include Cosmo Eco Power, JR-EAST Energy […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Capital expenditure (CAPEX) on offshore wind is expected to surpass upstream oil & gas spending in Europe in 2022, according to Rystad Energy. The oil market collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is set to delay several oil and gas developments in Western Europe, putting capital expenditure in the offshore sector on a continued downwards […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind and Bladt Industries have signed an agreement for the design, fabrication, and installation of the Arcadis Ost 1 substation in the German Baltic Sea. Bladt Industries is to deliver the complete substation for Parkwind, with Semco Maritime and ISC Engineering as key partners. Semco Maritime will be responsible for the design and implementation of […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    France will put up to 8.75 GW of offshore wind capacity out to tender from 2020 to 2028, the Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)) shows. The new PPE has entered into force on Thursday, 23 April. As proposed earlier, the PPE also increases the intended operating offshore wind capacity from between 4.7GW […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The 288 MW EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea will be serviced from the Danish port of Klintholm on the island of Møn from August 2020, EnBW said. Until now, the company’s service team of up to 25 has travelled from Rostock to a hotel vessel close to the wind […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has signed a wharf lease and a 20-year operations and maintenance (O&M) lease with the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. The leased wharfs will be upgraded and utilized for the construction of the Greater Changhua offshore wind farms, and the O&M site will serve as the O&M base for Ørsted‘s Changhua offshore wind farms […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has entered into an ”innovation partnership” with a number of companies to develop a 2GW offshore grid connection system. Given that such a platform does not exist, a new platform design and a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that allows increased power transfer is required, TenneT said. To realise […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won a contract to develop an integrated ground model as part of a tender for geotechnical soil investigations at the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. The contract is valued at around EUR 300,000. As previously reported, under the same tender, the […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Europe installed 3.6GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, which is a new record in annual installations, according to WindEurope.

  • 5 February 2020
    R&D

    The floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in South West England and Wales by 2030, according to a report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investment in offshore wind reached USD 29.9 billion in 2019, up 19% on 2018 and USD 2 billion more than in the previous record year of 2016, the latest data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) shows. The last quarter of the year was particularly busy and saw a number of offshore wind deals, according to […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded RPS Energy Ltd with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers six offshore wind zones, the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Celtic Sea Offshore Floating Wind Cluster is holding a Floating Wind in the Celtic Sea: Future Supply Chain Opportunities event in Milford Haven, Wales, on 30 January. The event is sponsored by the ORE Catapult and Welsh Government and supported by Marine Energy Wales and Marine Hub Cornwall. Over 100GW of floating wind capacity […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has secured GBP 4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of DualSub, a technology that combines floating offshore wind and wave energy. The funding, part of a GBP 6.2 million project under the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership scheme, will enable MPS to […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to support EUR 1 trillion of investments in climate action and environmental sustainability from 2021 to 2030 as part of a new energy lending policy. Following the approval of the revised energy lending policy, the EIB stated it will no longer consider new financing for unabated, fossil fuel […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and clearance at the zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Authorities

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs plans to set a goal of developing further 10GW of offshore wind capacity between 2026 and 2035. During the inauguration of the Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm, the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, asked the Ministry of Economic Affairs to propose the plan which would see 1GW […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has closed the fiscal year 2019 with a record order book of EUR 25.5 billion, a 12% increase year-on-year, as its order intake grew by 7.4% to EUR 12.7 billion. The Offshore unit registered double-digit growth of more than 10.9% due to new markets, mainly Taiwan, which contributed 1.5GW in firm orders. Revenue […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]