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  • 5 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has completed a major sand-wave clearance scope at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. The UK-based company deployed its non-contact TRS2 Controlled Flow Excavation tool to carry out the work for Van Oord. According to Rotech, the result was that instead of the two campaigns originally programmed to clear the route, […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has awarded TECO Electric & Machinery with an EPC contract for the onshore substation of the Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Under the deal, TECO will build the onshore substation, as well as provide the submarine cables which will transmit power from the two wind farms located offshore Changhua County in […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide its HST Harri and HST Euan fast crew supply vessels (FCSs) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind project. The five-year charter is set to begin this year at the Belgian wind farm after the newbuild vessels are delivered. HST Harri is the third FCS […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaTwirl has secured a EUR 2.48 million grant from the European Commission for its SeaTwirl S2 floating wind turbine. SeaTwirl is receiving the grant for the 1MW full-scale floating wind turbine as part of the European Innovation Council’s SME Instrument program. The grant will be used for the final phase of the S2 project and primarily […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SeaTwirl, Colruyt Group, and NorSea Group have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on financing, developing and installing the SeaTwirl S2-1MW floating wind turbine. The Swedish company has agreed with both Colruyt Group and NorSea Group on their intentions to commit to the financing, development, and installation of the SeaTwirl S2-1MW, the second scale-up of SeaTwirl’s […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines. The lifting and rigging equipment included seven Selantic slings of 20m, 40m and 60m, with respective capacities of 2,500t, 1,900t and 2,000t, and three Plasma grommet slings. According to Cortland, the synthetic rope […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein has launched the X-Jack series of heavy lift jack-up offshore wind installation vessel designs. The three jack-up designs, J101, J102, and J103, are 80 metres, 145 metres, and 164 metres long, respectively. The smaller J101 is tailored for maintenance and exchange of wind turbines. The J102 jack up can transport and install up to […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore substation in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The jacket, weighing more than 1,700 tons, will be transported to the German North Sea at the beginning of March, weather permitting, Smulders said. The substation topside, which was assembled at the Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen yard, […]

  • 12 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Gicon and the Endowed Chair of Wind Energy Technology at the University of Rostock (LWET) have conducted tank tests of the third generation Gicon SOF floating offshore foundation with focus on the transport and installation process.

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    SeaTwirl has elected former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Jens Tommerup as the new member of its board of directors.

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities

    South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has announced plans for setting up large-scale offshore wind farms as it targets expanding the country’s offshore wind capacity as part of its Renewable Energy 3020 Implementation Plan.

  • 31 May 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy opened a new window of opportunity for the Atlantic City offshore wind farm to be built by signing the S1217 bill into law on 30 May, after two similar bills introduced in 2016 did not pass at the former Governor Chris Christie’s desk.

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    SeaTwirl, Unitech Offshore and Novaton Erneuebare Energien have signed a Letter of Intent to offer hybrid offshore wind and solar power solutions to islands, remote seaside villages, fish farms and desalination plants, which will also give a boost to SeaTwirl in reaching its main target of making its floating wind technology part of the future floating wind market.

  • 12 February 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Energia Odnawialna started a two-year wind measurement campaign for its planned 1GW offshore wind farm project, after deploying a floating LiDAR in the Polish Baltic Sea at the end of January. As Offshore WIND reported earlier, Spanish floating LiDAR specialist EOLOS supplied the EOLOS FLS200 LiDAR, designed for the offshore industry incorporating the ZephIR 300M […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Quadran Energies Marines, which is leading the consortium behind the EolMed floating wind project in France, has contracted EOLOS for a one-year floating LiDAR measurement campaign for what is deemed to be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. 

  • 8 January 2018
    R&D, Technology

    SeaTwirl has won a patent in the USA for a storage solution for kinetic energy that is said to optimize the rotational speed of a wind turbine.

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic floating offshore wind turbine.

  • 10 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    German engineering consultancy Gicon has tested a 1:50 model of the Gicon SOF tension leg platform (TLP), and a wind turbine, at the Laboratory in Hydrodynamics, Energy and Atmospheric Environment of Central Nantes and CNRS (ECN).

  • 27 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy has completed the annual maintenance of its 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany, including inspection of wind turbine blades and foundations, and maintenance of the offshore substation.

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Nasdaq has announced that the trading in SeaTwirl AB’s shares (STW) commenced today, 22 December, on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Founded in 2012, SeaTwirl is a company developing a floating offshore wind turbine customized for the ocean. By using a vertical axis wind turbine, SeaTwirl’s technology can generate electricity regardless of the wind’s direction and […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities

    New Jersey’s governor Chris Christie yesterday returned the bill S988, which would allow Fishermen’s Energy to build its offshore wind farm off Atlantic City, to the state’s Senate without his approval. The Senate passed the bill in March, after its predecessor (S2711), also approved by the Senate, had been dismissed by the governor. Sponsored by senators Bob Smith and Jim Whelan, the bill required New Jersey Board of […]

  • 24 March 2016

    Fishermen’s Energy has asked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign the bill S988, and thus open the way for job creation in the offshore wind industry.  Ten days ago, the bill, which requires New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to provide new application periods for qualified wind energy projects, passed the state’s Senate. However, the biggest […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Senate yesterday voted in favour of a new legislation that would allow Fishermen’s Energy to build its offshore wind farm off Atlantic City.  The new bill (S988) was introduced to the Senate on 4 February, after its predecessor (S2711), also approved by the Senate, had been dismissed by Governor Chris Christie last month. Sponsored by senators Bob Smith and Jim Whelan, […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm in the North Sea is progressing well, with 69 out of 72 foundations now in place, and the installation of the turbines scheduled to start in the summer, according to Vattenfall. The offshore construction work commenced last summer; however, rough weather conditions in November and December with […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The most compelling action to encourage offshore wind development in the United States is to have real live examples of successful offshore wind projects, Charles Nordstrom, a Senior Associate and Head of the US team at BVG Associates, told Offshore WIND in an interview. The first offshore wind farm in US waters, currently under construction off […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    New Jersey’s Senate yesterday approved a bill that clears the path for Fishermen’s Energy to build the proposed 25MW wind farm off Atlantic City. The state Senate voted 28-9 in favour of the Wind Energy Projects S2711. The bill, which was passed by the Assembly by a 48-21 vote on December 17, permits the state’s Board of Public Utilities […]