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Vryhof has selected FMGC (Fonderie et Mécanique Générale Castelbriantaise) to provide its clump weights for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat Atlantic, owned by Windplus SA, is expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 some 20 kilometers from Viana do Castelo in Portugal at a depth of […]
Offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has signed a multi-million-pound contract to build a catamaran for deployment in the offshore wind sector. Seacat Weatherly, designed by Southampton-based naval architect Chartwell Marine, will be constructed by Isle of Wight firms Diverse Marine and Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) in Cowes. Scheduled for completion in March 2020, […]
Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]
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 […]
Granada Material Handling Ltd has secured a contract by Engie Fabricom to provide davit cranes for the substations of the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind projects. The UK-based company will design, manufacture and commission five individual Python davit crane units, each of which will be fitted to each of the five jacket foundation […]
The offshore wind and cable activities delivered a substantially lower contribution to Boskalis’ Offshore Energy division in 2018, which was attributed to project-specific operational and contractual issues on certain projects, the company said. EBITDA from the Offshore Energy segment amounted to EUR 111.3 million in 2018, with an operating result of EUR 5 million. In 2017, […]
Offshore technology and engineering company Osbit Limited has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to supply a multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough – Scion 240. The Scion 240 plough is being designed and built in North-East England and will be delivered from Osbit’s Blyth works at the end of May 2019. Osbit will support […]
Hung Hua Construction (HHC), a Taiwanese dredging and nearshore construction company, has placed an order with Damen for two fast crew supply vessels of the latest FCS 2710 class. The two vessels, for which a contract was signed at the end of January, will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and are scheduled for delivery […]
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 […]
Siemens Gamesa has placed an order with Seasight Davits for 58 davit cranes for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The cranes will be manufactured by Seasight Davits’ parent company Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel and Service and will have an outreach of 3.2m and a one-ton lifting capacity. According to the Danish davit crane supplier, the […]
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 […]
Ulstein Verft has contracted Red Rock to deliver a 3D-motion compensated knuckle jib crane for the service operations vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte for the Merkur offshore wind farm. Red Rock also delivered cranes and davits for the two previous vessels, Windea La Cour and Windea Leibniz, that Ulstein built for Bernhard Schulte. To remind, Bernhard […]
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.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has contracted TTS Group to provide an equipment package for its second service operations vessel (SOV) destined to operate for Ørsted.
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.
Danish renewable energy specialist European Energy Group has ordered a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which once delivered will service the 21MW Sprogø offshore wind farm.
Siemens Gamesa has received the order for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from Seamade NV.
Ørsted has signed a contract with Sing Da Marine Structure Corporation (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation (CSC), to supply 56 jacket foundations for the first 900MW Greater Changhua projects in Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) reported an offshore wind turbine order intake totalling 2,272MW in its fiscal year 2018 – 31% more than in FY 2017 – with a total value of approx. EUR 2.78 billion.
The French Vendee Prefecture issued authorizations for the construction of the 496MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farm.
Dutch marine services provider Herman Sr. and Damen Shipyards Group have signed an order for the first Damen Shoalbuster 3514 at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Amsterdam. Herman Sr. intends to use the newly-developed DP2 vessel for various works in the offshore wind sector.
Ørsted has signed a contract with CSBC Corporation for the manufacture of ”a significant number” of wind turbine foundation pin-piles for the first 900MW Greater Changhua projects in Taiwan.
Jan De Nul Group has awarded Huisman with a contract for the delivery of a monopile gripper which will be installed on the wind turbine installation vessel Vole au vent.
UK-based marine services company Stewart Marine has contracted Neptune Marine to build a new EuroCarrier 2611, which is to be named Viking Energy.
Ørsted has signed a contract with Taiwan-based Formosa Heavy Industries for the manufacture of jacket foundation pin piles for the two Changhua offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 900MW.
Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.