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24 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility […]

24 June 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

ENGIE Fabricom is upgrading its site in Hoboken, Belgium, where Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) are built and assembled for offshore wind farms. Due to a strong growth of these activities, ENGIE Fabricom is now investing EUR 5 million in the site, the company said. A new office building with a total area of 3,300m² […]

21 June 2019

SSE Renewables has appointed ABPmer to deliver the preliminary site condition report for the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland. ABPmer will also manage the associated metocean survey which will be used in conjunction with new numerical modeling to refine the preliminary results and inform a final site condition report. According to SSE, the […]

21 June 2019 Technology

Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces with Australian technology company Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades. The partnership is aiming to develop a way to shorten the installation cycle times and make installation safer for operators by sharing knowledge and expertise, Van Oord said. Verton has developed a remote […]

20 June 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has signed a guaranteed five-year syndicated green revolving loan facility for its Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The NTD 25 billion (circa EUR 714.3 million) green facility attracted 15 banks to join in less than two months, which represents the first time local state-owned banks are involved in financing offshore wind projects, Ørsted said. Ørsted will now […]

20 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project in Japan. The agreement with customer Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the Northern Akita offshore wind farm project, and a long-term service agreement. Commercial operation date is scheduled from 2024 onwards. All deliveries are […]

19 June 2019

Siemens Gamesa and MHI Vestas control the global offshore wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sector with more than 60% cumulative share expected by 2023, according to recent research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. In order to win market share from competitors, GE must focus on commercialising the Haliade-X 12MW-220 wind turbine in forthcoming auctions, […]

19 June 2019 Business & Finance

The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. "We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]

18 June 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Singapore's Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield (KHMO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Taiwan-based Hung Hua Construction (HHC) to collaborate on the offshore wind sector. KHMO will provide vessels, tugboats and barges to HHC by way of a charter, sale or joint ownership and operation to be used for the transportation, delivery […]

17 June 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has extended the decision period on the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tendering round by up to 13 weeks as the agency ''needs more time to assess the applications''. The initial legal period of 13 weeks for the evaluation of the received applications expired on 13 June and […]

17 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

DHI and LICengineering have designed the scour protection systems for three Vattenfall's Danish offshore wind farms, which is expected to save 30% in installation costs. The companies provided the systems for the Vesterhav Syd and Nord nearshore wind farms and the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project, which together have 113 turbines producing a combined capacity of […]

17 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for the supply of turbines for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Siemens Gamesa will provide 47 of its SG8.0-167 DD turbines and is in charge of the full servicing for a period of 20 years, including the provision of spare parts and tools. The firm order is subject to […]

13 June 2019 Technology

IHC IQIP has developed a new dampening system add-on said to considerably reduce noise levels during the installation of offshore wind foundations. The system, called Pulse, reduces noise levels at the source creating an environmentally friendly installation while being positioned between hammer and sleeve. According to IHC IQIP, it reduces the Sound Equivalent Level (SEL) from […]

12 June 2019 Authorities, Environment

The UK government will today, 12 June, bring forward legislation to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the UK's Prime Minister Theresa May said. The statutory instrument to implement this will amend the Climate Change Act 2008. Prime Minister May will also meet young science and engineering students to discuss the new target, […]

11 June 2019 Vessels

The UK-based Chartwell Marine has won a contract to design a low-emission hybrid catamaran to be deployed in New England, the U.S. According to Chartwell, the vessel order comes as new industries such as offshore wind emerge in the U.S. and next-generation hybrid crafts are necessary for operators to begin to adapt to stringent emissions regulations. The 65ft […]

11 June 2019 Vessels

Tidal Transit Ltd has deployed CrewSmart’s fleet and crew management system as it wants to expand its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) fleet and crew. The cloud-based system provides immediate access to information across Tidal Transit’s CTV fleet and crew, including personnel records, certifications and invoicing, the company said. According to Tidal Transit, it will play an important […]

10 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has secured long-term extensions to its vessel support contracts with Siemens Gamesa at the Galloper wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. Building on a pair of two-year operations and maintenance (O&M) charter agreements signed in 2017 for vessels Seacat Vigilant and Seacat Liberty, Siemens Gamesa has now […]

7 June 2019 R&D

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development off the coast of New Jersey. The five-year cooperative agreement term will initiate this summer and help to bolster on-going efforts at the Rutgers Center for Ocean […]

6 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

EDS HV Group has completed cable sentry trials at the Teesside offshore wind farm in the UK. According to EDS, significant amounts of data have been gathered and will be compared with the original data collected in early 2018. The trials are part of an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project which is expected to be completed […]

6 June 2019 Ports & Logistics

Commercial Development Company (CDC) has entered into a port operations agreement with Patriot Stevedoring + Logistics for the Brayton Point Commerce Center in Massachusetts, U.S. The agreement is said to further build on CDC's plan to transform the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant into a logistics port, manufacturing hub and support center for offshore wind. Patriot, a joint venture […]

3 June 2019 Ports & Logistics

Billingham-based Able UK has revealed plans to develop a major offshore wind hub at South Bank, South Tees Area, Redcar to support the assembly, installation, and servicing of the offshore wind power sector. Able UK has engaged Prism Planning to prepare a planning application submission for the proposed development. Prism Planning has submitted an application for […]

3 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order by wpd offshore to supply turbines to the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, the Yunlin wind farm will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines. This first firm order in Asia Pacific (APAC) for the […]

31 May 2019 Business & Finance

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) and Old Dominion University (ODU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the state's offshore wind projects. The agreement, signed between ODU President John R. Broderick and DMME Director John Warren, is based on providing research and support for Virginia's offshore wind, with focus on the Coastal Virginia project. […]

29 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Spica Technology is to deliver 32 remote maintenance platforms to be installed on the wind turbines of Ørsted's Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in Liverpool Bay, UK. The 258MW wind farm comprises 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines which have been in operation since May 2017. The remote maintenance platform is an add-on data collection system […]

29 May 2019 Vessels

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to the design of  OOS Zeelandia, a new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) that, when built, will have the largest lifting capacity in the world, OOS International B.V. said. China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings […]

28 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

DEME Group has selected iPS Powerful People as the preferred supplier for the provision of marine and project personnel. Under the Tier 1 Personnel Service agreement, iPS will provide a full range of technical personnel and administrative specialists for both temporary and permanent positions on DEME's projects. The contract begins on 28 May and will continue for […]