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26 March 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Vattenfall has selected the Port of IJmuiden as its home base for operations and maintenance (O&M) activities for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Vattenfall said it opted for the Port of IJmuiden due to its proximity to the Hollandse Kust Zuid site, as well as other future wind farms. […]

25 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is funding a research project aiming to automate the evaluation of information on the condition of offshore installations through the use of drones and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The ministry has set aside EUR 1.3 million for the IsyMoo (Intelligent integrative systems for monitoring surface protection systems […]

25 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]

20 March 2019 Technology

Ørsted has implemented an O&M simulation and data analytics solution from Shoreline to support the development of its offshore wind farms. According to the Danish company, Shoreline’s O&M design simulation solution enables the performance of a detailed long-term simulation of the operational logistics for any of its existing and future wind farms. With the system, Ørsted said it is […]

1 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

DEME Offshore has partnered with the aerospace industry supplier SABCA to develop and deploy unmanned vehicles to perform surveillance and inspection works in the offshore industry. The companies are convinced that these technologies have a game-changing potential to increase health and safety of their employees, lower the impact on the environment in the O&M phase of […]

5 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

NorSea Wind has secured a contract for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Sprogø offshore wind farm in Denmark. The Norway-based company said it commenced the work on 1 January 2019, after winning the contract through a tender procedure. According to NorSea, the contract sets a milestone for offshore wind supply as it represents one […]

31 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Equinor is engaging with the UK offshore wind supply chain to support the development of innovative, technology-led solutions, which can shape the future of the industry post-2025. As part of this project, Equinor has partnered with UK business development organisation NOF Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the North East of England’s offshore […]

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 […]

12 April 2019 Ports & Logistics

GE Renewable Energy is currently preparing the site in Maasvlakte, the Netherlands, for installation of its Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine prototype. Preparations of the site which will host the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine are being carried out in partnership with Future Wind. The two companies signed an agreement at the beginning of the year […]

4 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Grimsby’s Royal Dock has been confirmed as the home for Triton Knoll’s offshore construction and operations and maintenance facility after the project signed a port lease with ABP in Grimsby. A new construction and longer-term Operations and Maintenance base will be constructed across nearly four acres. Tendering for a contractor to build the facility is […]

2 April 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long term time charter with Falcon Global for their jack-up vessel Jill. Jill will be an integrated part of the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier jack-up fleet for offshore wind, where she will be under commercial management of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The jack-up will be working out of Europe and mainly […]

29 March 2019 Business & Finance

France-based Akrocean has received stage 2 validation for its WINDSEA floating LiDAR (FLD) under the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap. According to Akrocean, the validation was granted by DNV GL and marks commercial acceptance for the floating LiDAR. Offshore trials that began earlier in 2018 were performed in the English Channel and have been independently reviewed by DNV […]

26 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Vattenfall has signed a contract with Windcat Workboats for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Under the agreement, Vattenfall will be one of the first users of Windcat’s hydrogen-powered vessels, currently being developed. The IJmuiden-headquartered vessel operator is working with CMB […]

18 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

DHSS has won a contract by Van Oord for call-off helicopter services for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. Helicopter flights will take off from Den Helder Airport in the Netherlands, while the Eemshaven heliport is also an option if required since DHSS has a vessel and helicopter support base in the vicinity. […]

14 March 2019 Business & Finance

Germany’s EnBW has launched a subsidiary in Taiwan, which is said to represent its official entry into the Asia-Pacific energy market. Based in Taipei, EnBW Asia-Pacific Ltd. is expected to allow EnBW to find a bigger arena for renewable energy in order to expand its development. EnBW said it plans to share its experience by participating […]

13 March 2019 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

The British Office in Taipei and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint co-operation in respect of the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind industry. Under this MoU, further exchange in the areas of policy, strategy, technology, operations and maintenance to promote offshore wind port and marine sector will be […]

8 March 2019 Business & Finance

North East England’s supply chain is “fit and ready” to support the growth of offshore wind that the new UK Sector Deal will bring, according to Energi Coast. Energi Coast Chairman and Tekmar Group CEO, James Ritchie, stated that the Sector Deal is a significant step forward in creating a sustainable industry and providing real value creation […]

8 March 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

Norfolk and Suffolk have been named as the UK’s leading centre for offshore wind with the launch of a new cluster in conjunction with the release of the UK’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal. The Norfolk and Suffolk Offshore Wind Cluster is expected to help create thousands of new jobs and unlock investment in the local area […]

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 […]

22 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Training & Education

Siemens Gamesa has entered into a partnership with the North Lindsey College for the provision of apprenticeship training in the UK. The two parties will develop a customized program that will provide training for individuals from the UK applying for a place on the Siemens Gamesa turbine O&M technician apprenticeship. The training will take place at Siemens […]

13 February 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has opened for applications the [email protected] program focused on projects related to planning and O&M of offshore wind farms. The call focuses on cross-disciplinary research projects that can help realize the planning, operation and maintenance of projects across the different spatial and temporal scales involved. The program should be […]

24 January 2019 Business & Finance

CWind and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a collaboration agreement to focus on offshore renewables in the UK. The two companies will focus on delivering applied research projects and accelerating technology development, aimed at improving health and safety, the operational performance of offshore renewable assets, as well as reducing risk and cost. “ORE Catapult uses […]

9 January 2019

CWind With experience at 50 UK and European offshore wind farms, CWind is an established, trusted partner. CWind’s ability to execute integrated turnkey solutions throughout the entire project lifecycle of a wind farm is demonstrated through existing long-term O&M contracts, completion of more than 890 cable pull-ins to date, commissioning scopes of work at almost 600 turbines and pre-assembly work packages at over 760 turbines.   […]

7 January 2019 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Equinor, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and NOF Energy are organizing an offshore wind operations and maintenance innovation day at the Port of Blyth in the UK.

4 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Denmark’s Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded financial support to the CORTIR project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena ApS.

24 December 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

The jack-up vessel Bold Tern has returned to the Port of Esbjerg after completing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) campaign in the Irish Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said.