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  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) is launching the second round of preliminary investigations of offshore wind farm sites on Friday, 1 February. The second round of investigations will cover three areas in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea. The three areas will feature […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. GWEC has released new data with supporting examples from the French and German offshore markets that […]

  • 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.  

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    The proposed reduction in 2019 Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind in Taiwan could potentially have a negative impact on Ørsted’s localisation plans and the final investment decision for the company’s first offshore projects in the country, a spokesperson for Ørsted told Offshore WIND.

  • 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. 

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) is planning to divest a part of its activities dedicated to the design and fabrication of steel constructions for the offshore market following a strategic review.

  • 18 November 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has started the production of the turbines for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.

  • 12 November 2018

    The effects and causes of fatigue that offshore wind crews experience are not fully understood within the sector, however, sharing health and safety (HSE) lessons can ultimately make the industry stronger, Kerrie Forster, Chairman of the UK National Workboat Association (NWA) Safety Forum and Operations Coordinator at Acta Marine, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Chinese politicians and business people are looking to the Humber as they forge ahead with plans for 68GW of operational offshore wind capacity by 2035.

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Floating wind could generate up to 17,000 jobs and GBP 33.6 billion of gross value added in the UK by 2050, according to a new study carried out by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult on behalf of the Crown Estate Scotland.

  • 23 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    Dropsafe, a global provider of dropped objects prevention technology for the energy and resources markets, has reported on the risk posed by dropped objects to the health and safety track record of the renewable energy industry.

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundation manufacturer Sif and compatriot consultancy and engineering company IX Wind have established a partnership under which IX will be supporting Sif in their deployment in Taiwan from September 2018 onward.

  • 17 September 2018

    The UK has reached over 20 gigawatts (GW) of wind generation capacity following this month’s opening of Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm off the coast of Cumbria, RenewableUK said. Total operational capacity of onshore and offshore wind in the UK currently stands at 20,128MW, which is enough to meet the annual power needs of […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded its Taiwanese partner Woen Jinn Harbour Engineering (WJ) with a contract for the inter-array cable installation at the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects.

  • 2 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Prysmian Group have signed a contract to supply submarine inter–array cables for the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, the 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two.

  • 24 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has issued early information on a tender it plans to launch on 30 July, looking for a company to undertake an archaeological study for three areas earmarked for offshore wind projects. 

  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities

    Marine Scotland has invited tenders related to the re-let of the Scottish Government’s 2014 “Framework Agreement for the Provision of Strategic Environmental Assessment, Appropriate Assessment and Marine Planning Services and Advice to Support Sustainable Economic Development in Scottish Marine Waters” which expires on 30 September 2018. 

  • 11 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State dismissed eight objections filed against the final permits for Windpark Fryslân and thus cleared the way for the construction of the project in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer near Breezanddijk in the Netherlands.

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Scottish government has awarded some GBP 2 million in funding to Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and, Energy Skills Partnership to support innovation across the offshore wind sector.

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland today (21 May) unveiled its proposals for leasing seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in Scotland’s waters from late 2020s onwards.

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Blyth has released its 2017 financial results, reporting a turnover of GBP 20.6 million alongside an adjusted operating profit of GBP 1.32 million and total investment of GBP 4.2 million. Last year also saw record commercial vessel movements which grew by 3% on 2016’s previous record high, while total cargo tonnage increased by 6% over the same period.

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has selected six offshore wind projects in the second tendering round with at least one of the projects reaching the zero-subsidy level.

  • 24 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A meteorological tower for US Wind’s 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.

  • 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.