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  • 27 July 2017
    Vessels

    Hull construction on Acta Marine’s new wind farm construction support vessel (CSV) passed the halfway mark this week at Crist shipyard in Poland, Acta Marine informed, adding that the work is progressing well and on schedule.

  • 15 January 2013

    RWE is currently constructing one of the largest commercial wind power projects off the German coast. The starting signal for construction of the 48 wind turbines was given in late 2011; the site is located 30 km north of the island of Helgoland. The REpower turbines used each have a power of 6.15 megawatts and […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public hearing on the potential impact of bigger turbines at the Skipjack and MarWin offshore wind projects. The event is part of the commission’s limited inquiry into impacts related to changes in the turbine sizes originally anticipated for use at the two offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A broad political coalition in the Danish parliament has reached an agreement to shift the so-called Public Service Obligation (PSO) tariff for renewables away from electricity bills and to the national budget, thus clearing the path for the 350MW near shore wind projects recently awarded to Vattenfall, the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA) reports. Up to now, Denmark […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    In the light of the recent results of Danish nearshore and Kiegers Flak tenders, both won by Vattenfall, Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has revised and updated its Public Service Obligation (PSO) projection. The estimated PSO spending until 2025 has now been reduced, compared to the August projection. Namely, the PSO cost in 2025 is now expected to […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swan Hunter has completed mobilization and commissioning of its new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment on board CWind’s multi-purpose barge ASV Pioneer.

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and US Wind have notified the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on their acceptance of the conditions set out by the PSC earlier this month upon approving offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, according to The Baltimore Sun.

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    UK-based Global Marine Group (GMG) has added the multi-purpose barge ASV Pioneer to its fleet of cable ships which will form part of CWind’s new Complete Cable Care package of services for power cable owners.

  • 26 May 2017

    US Wind, which plans to set up a 248MW wind farm off Maryland, stated in its application to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that it intends to use Siemens 4MW turbines, but during the evidentiary hearings the company noted that it is also considering 6MW turbine class, according to PSC’s order published earlier this month.

  • 8 March 2012

    Senator E.J. Pipkin has been unsuccessful in his attempt before the Senate to reject two Public Service Commission nominees who lobbied for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind proposals last year, reports Marylend Reporter. “I don’t believe these two nominees can be objective enough to protect ratepayers,” Pipkin told the Senate. “They were the governor’s two […]

  • 9 February 2012

    PMV-TINA is investing 18.7 million euros in High Wind nv via a combination of equity participation and a deferred loan. High Wind nv is a consortium made up of GeoSea nv (DEME Group), Alstom, Iemants, G&G International, SBE and Egemin and is supported by Sirris. High Wind nv is developing a new installation technique for […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held the second offshore wind public hearing on 30 March and saw hundreds of Marylanders, including legislators, business leaders, labour groups, environmental organisations and other citizens joining the meeting.

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder and ship designer Damen has developed a new concept vessel – the Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 9020. According to Damen, the new vessel has been designed in response to calls from vessel operators for great vessel versatility offshore. “We were approached by several different operators at the same time, all looking for slightly […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Technology

    The Ferguson Group’s multi-purpose offshore service vessel, the ASV Pioneer, has demonstrated exactly how these vessels can be used, supporting a North Sea wind farm project which involved the installation of 140 wind turbines, with a total capacity of 500 megawatts – enough to power around 530,000 homes. For the wind farm project ASV Pioneer’s 1100 […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine has won a contract by Offshore Breeze Energy (OBE) to charter its newly built offshore support vessel (OSV) Acta Auriga at OBE’s Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 19 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Government is expected to issue a call for tenders for the Borssele Wind Farm Site V (BWFS V) on 2 January 2018, with a deadline for final bid submissions on 18 January 2018. 

  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the use of GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at Ørsted’s Skipjack offshore wind farm, to be built at a site some 30 kilometres off the Maryland-Delaware coast. Ørsted selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for the project in 2019, changing its initial […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities

    On 28 April 2016, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a New York Renewable Energy Task Force meeting to provide an overview of recent and upcoming activities regarding the wind energy development offshore New York.  Janice M. Schneider, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior and Abigail Ross Hopper, […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Grid Connection

    Poland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has launched a survey to determine how much generation capacity is currently in the country’s pipeline with proposed offshore wind projects, and what their status is, to support further phases of planning the grid development.

  • 10 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first inter-array cable installation campaign at the Beatrice offshore wind farm started today, 10 November, as the cable laying vessel Siem Aimery, supported by CSV Siem Stingray, is set to install up to 24 cables in the south part of the project site.

  • 18 April 2016
    Vessels

    Vroon has taken delivery of VOS Star, the second and final subsea-support vessel (SSV) in a series ordered at China’s Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding. The vessel, a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre SSV, was delivered during a short ceremony held at the shipyard on 13 April 2016. VOS Star left the shipyard on 17 April, at the start of her […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Solstad Offshore has signed an agreement with Ørsted to deploy construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Jarl on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Normand Jarl is scheduled to begin working offshore Taiwan in the second quarter of 2021. The firm period on the contract is 15 months with options to […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Technology, Vessels

    Tuco has partnered with EffectShips International and Diab in an innovative technology project in designing a vessel in carbon fiber featuring unique and patented hull technology. Offshore Support Vessels are being used for transporting both cargo and passengers to oil – and gas – fields or windmill parks. Up until this moment, the conventional vessels […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Solstad Shipping announced that the company has signed a contract with Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm Limited, on behalf of developers RWE Innogy, Stadwerke München and Siemens , to charter CSV “Normand Tonjer”. The contract will last 17 months and it will commence this month, as soon as the vessel completes its current task. […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ventus Marine’s service accommodation transfer vessel (SATV) Ventus Formosa has begun its charter on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The joint venture of PSA Marine and its Taiwanese partner Ta Tong Marine Group took delivery of the 36-meter purpose-built SATV earlier this year. Ventus Formosa is in charge of providing operations and […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Belgian Port of Oostende is acquiring the shares of PMV, DEME Group and Artes-Group NV in REBO NV with an aim to stimulate the terminal’s further growth. The Port of Oostende said it wishes to focus as much as possible on the growth of the activities at the REBO terminal and has thus initiated the discussions on the […]