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  • 12 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has raised a new £95 million fund to invest in innovative green energy businesses in a deal involving the acquisition of a portfolio of clean energy assets from SSE Ventures, the investment arm of FTSE 100 utilities company SSE plc. SEP raised the new secondaries fund from four institutional investors, headed […]

  • 23 September 2015

    Under the State Energy Program (SEP), New York was awarded around USD 600,000 to help boost development of 860MW in the region. New York State Energy Research Development Authority has partnered with Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Clean Energy States Alliance to explore the potential for mutual action to develop offshore wind at the scale […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Singapore-headquartered PaxOcean Group has signed a contract to build a self-elevating platform (SEP) for Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction. Scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2022, the SEP is of a GustoMSC design, equipped with four tubular legs and four azimuth thrusters. The vessel will be fitted with a Huisman 1,600-tonne leg encircling crane, a […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Vessels

    Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between 10MW and 12MW. The Self Elevating Platform (SEP) ship holding company will be established as a subsidiary of Penta-Ocean Construction and will be operated jointly by […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Vessels

    Huisman has signed a contract with PaxOcean Engineering for the delivery of a 1,600mt leg encircling crane for Penta-Ocean Construction‘s new self-elevating platform (SEP). The crane, to be built at Huisman’s wholly-owned production facility in Xiamen, China, is expected to enable the SEP for installing 12MW turbines. PaxOcean will build the SEP in Batam, Indonesia, […]

  • 2 October 2019
    R&D, Vessels

    Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction is preparing to remove a bottom-fixed foundation type wind turbine and an observation tower off the coast of Kitakyushu. The decommissioning is scheduled to take place in October. Back in 2011, Penta Ocean constructed the 2MW wind turbine and the wind observation tower as part of a joint research project of National Research and […]

  • 21 September 2014

    DONG Energy UK to Employ Offshore Wind Experts from Atlas Professionals DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd and Atlas Professionals today signed a framework agreement for the provision of temporary offshore wind specialists for DONG Energy’s UK offshore wind farms. Photo of the Day: Turtle Visiting Walney Offshore Wind Farm Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: […]

  • 7 September 2014

    DolWin Beta Becomes Resident of North Sea (Gallery) DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages. Greater Gabbard OWF’s Cabling Infrastructure Worries Local Fishermen The developers […]

  • 28 September 2014

    Suction Bucket Installation (VIDEO) Suitable for water depths of 30-60m with a height of 57m and weighing roughly 850 tonnes. The suction bucket jacket is installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany. 2nd Generation Vessels: Hype or Hallelujah? (A2SEA Story)  Often, new technology doesn’t live up to expectations – and there […]

  • 22 September 2013

    VIDEO: Construction of West of Duddon Sands OWF  West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a project which is a joint development between ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy, is currently under construction in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. UK: South Boats and Seacat Services Ink GBP […]

  • 27 September 2015

    Two-Bladed Turbine to Be Tested in Eemshaven An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 6MW will be installed and tested in Eemshaven. Wind Energy Veteran Forms New Company Peter Jorgensen, former managing director of offshore services provider CWind, is investing 20+ years of renewable energy and offshore wind sector experience into his own company, […]

  • 14 September 2014

    Technip to Close Offshore Wind Business, 190 People to Lose Jobs Technip has decided to shut down its offshore wind division based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, after all undergoing projects are completed. Safety Alert Issued on Butendiek OWF Accident A serious accident occurred in the night of Sunday 6 July 2014 at the German offshore wind […]

  • 15 September 2013

    UK: Unmanned Barge Almost Hits Teesside OWF A 35 metre unmanned barge that was being taken from Stromness to Lowestoft has been reconnected to its towing vessel. UK: Vestas Produces First Blade for Its 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Vestas has produced the first prototype 80 meter blade for the V164-8.0 MW – the world’s […]

  • 8 September 2013

    UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO)  Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend. First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany)  The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is […]

  • 29 September 2013

    Belgium: Alstom Hires Bold Tern Alstom has hired “Bold Tern” jack-up installation vessel, owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, to complete the offshore operations at the Belwind offshore wind farm. Japanese Offshore Wind Taking Pace A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine […]

  • 13 September 2015

    Navitus Bay Unlikely to Go Ahead UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the English Channel near the Isle of Wight. Fugro to Install Rampion Array Cables Fugro has been awarded a contract for the installation and burial of array cables at the Rampion Offshore Wind […]

  • 19 October 2014

    Billions Set to Be Invested in German Offshore Wind Projects A downturn in the German offshore wind industry could soon come to an end. RWE Abandons Galloper OWF Project RWE has recently reviewed the development status of the Galloper offshore wind farm as a ROC accredited project. GeoSea Buys HOCHTIEF’s Offshore Assets, Becomes Full Owner […]

  • 20 September 2015

    Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Dong Seeks Turbine Suppliers for 5 Projects DONG Energy Wind Power A/S has issued a call for tenders for the supply of offshore […]

  • 6 September 2015

    Dong, ESG Complete Largest Wind Turbine Piles Testing DONG Energy and ESG have tested 28 piles on two different onshore sites in order to assist the development of new design methods for offshore wind farms. Initial results show great cost reduction potential. Wind Farms Prove Themselves in Practice A recent news item on the Dutch […]

  • 4 September 2016

    Adwen Preparing Bremerhaven Site for 8MW Prototype Offshore wind turbine maker Adwen has begun the civil works on the site in Bremerhaven where the first prototype of its AD 8-180 wind turbine will be installed. Report: Gamesa and Siemens Turn Down GE’s Bid for Adwen Gamesa and Siemens have rejected GE’s first bid to buy […]

  • 4 October 2015

    Photo of the Day: Seajacks Scylla Preparing for Take-Off Seajacks Scylla, which is scheduled to be delivered by the end of the year, is nearing its trip to Europe from Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje Yard in South Korea. Study Shows Installation Method Strongly Influences Fatigue Damage of Foundations ECN (Energy research Centre of the […]

  • 2 October 2016

    South Korea Becomes Offshore Wind Energy Producer South Korea received first electricity generated by an offshore wind farm on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Take a 360° Aerial Tour of an Offshore Wind Farm with Siemens (Video) Siemens has released a video showing a 360° flight to an offshore wind farm. Beatrice Contract Pushes EEW Into […]

  • 5 October 2014

    Alstom Taking Big Offshore Wind Steps (Interview Part 1) At the WindEnergy event held last week in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with its latest technology development and expansion of its offshore wind […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane for an offshore wind turbine installation in Japan.

  • 1 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Tries to Take Possession of Unfinished Living Stone from LaNaval Shipyard Belgium’s DEME Group has attempted to take possession of the advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone, currently under construction at the financially troubled LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, and tow the vessel to another location where the delayed construction could be completed. Wiking […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Technology

    FORAN has been the CAD/CAM used by Drydocks World – Dubai in the development of the engineering of the new jack-up barge crane, called SEP – SAMRAT. Drydocks World – Dubai, the flagship company from the Dubai World Corporation, is about to complete the production documentation and construction of the new vessel for specific offshore […]