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  • 25 July 2019
    Vessels

    Japanese engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has revealed plans to build a wind farm installation vessel to serve the budding offshore wind market in Japan. The self-elevating platform is designed to handle wind turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Vessels

    Japan’s Shimizu Corporation has awarded National Oilwell Varco (NOV) with a contract to provide equipment package and design for a newbuild offshore wind farm installation vessel. NOV, through its subsidiary GustoMSC, has worked with Shimizu on the customized jack-up design which has a total tonnage of 28,000t and is capable of accommodating 130 people. The vessel will […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Vessels

    ABB has won a contract to provide the power systems for Shimizu Corporation’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The self-elevating platform is designed to handle turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan for the local offshore wind market. ABB […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA and the engineering firm Shimizu Corporation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate within the offshore wind power generation business. JERA and Shimizu will explore ways to utilize their respective know-how and resources in the offshore wind power generation business to collaborate on related projects in Japan and overseas. Based […]

  • 2 April 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of March 2020. Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbine Prototype Goes Full Tilt Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. ABB Tech for Japanese Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ABB has won a contract to […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the top ten most read news in the month of September 2019. Siemens Gamesa Wants a Piece of Senvion German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. UK Offshore […]

  • 11 June 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project has completed  the construction of a three-column semi-submersible floater as part of the second phase of the project. The floater has been moored at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. One 7MW floating wind turbine and subsea cables have also been […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The second phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project has commenced. Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed as the floater left Nagasaki today .  The second phase includes the assembly and setting of two 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind […]

  • 6 May 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    An advanced spar floater built for the 14 MW Fukushima Forward floating wind farm demonstration project started its journey to the port of Sumoto, Awaji Island, on 2 May, where it will be connected to a 5 MW downwind turbine manufactured by Hitachi Ltd, and transported off Fukushima Prefecture for installation.  Following the mounting of the wind turbine to the 51-metre wide […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    [Updated article] The 5MW wind turbine mounted on a floating platform, dubbed Fukushima Hamakaze, was installed at the site off Fukushima Prefecture on 20 July. The turbine left Sumoto port on Awaji Island on 2 July, according to a marine notice issued by the Fukushima Forward consortium. It arrived in the testing area on 10 July and was then […]

  • 11 October 2013

    A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea connector specialist, First Subsea, has supplied cable connectors for the second phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration, offshore Japan. Two First Subsea connectors have been used to connect 22kV cables to the facility’s floating 66kV power substation, in preparation for the arrival of a 7MW wind turbine in Phase 3, and […]

  • 31 May 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Fukushima Hamakaze construction, built for the 14MW Fukushima Forward floating wind farm demonstration project, was completed after a 5MW Hitachi downwind turbine was mounted on an advanced spar floater in the port of Sumoto, Japan. The construction is expected to be towed to the demo site off Fukushima in July. The 51-metre wide floater started its journey from […]

  • 11 November 2013
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fukushima’s experimental offshore floating wind farm project started operating today. The installation of 2MW downwind-type floating wind turbine, 66kV floating power substation, extra-high voltage subsea cable and a dynamic cable at the testing area (1st phase) have been successfully completed. Subsequently, the experimental study of 2MW floating wind turbine and 66kV floating power substation commenced today. […]

  • 28 June 2013

    A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu and Mizuho Information & Research have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of […]

  • 30 June 2013

    Germany: Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Half Done Half of the total 30 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm have already been set up. The Netherlands: Deltares Tests Cheaper Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations In recent months, Deltares has tested a new foundation structure for offshore wind turbines in the Atlantic Basin in Delft and […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The corporate group is adding to its performance portfolio by setting up AMBAU Offshore GmbH Bremen, Germany: All flags will be flying in the offshore direction from December 1, 2010 because this is when AMBAU Offshore GmbH will be launching its business activities. AMBAU Offshore GmbH has a product and service portfolio focusing on companies […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola plans to relocate the Wikinger project corporation to Sassnitz, Jürgen Blume, director of Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH, said during the recent topping-off event of the wind farm’s operations building at the Port of Sassnitz-Mukran. “We have always been emphasizing that we do not only aim to construct a wind farm in the Baltic Sea but see ourselves […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Assembly works of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port has been completed and delivery of the floater to testing area is going to start shortly as part of the second phase of the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project. Installation of chains, anchors and undersea cables […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    EOLOS and Japan Meteorological Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, 14 March, to cooperate in the Japanese wind and ocean resource measurement market. 

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yaskawa Electric Corporation has reached an agreement to enter into a contract with the owner of The Switch Engineering Oy, a Finnish Supplier of Components for Wind Turbines, to acquire all shares of The Switch, except The Switch’s own shares. Yaskawa and The Switch have developed a strong synergetic relationship after signing a collaboration agreement […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fukushima Offshore Wind Consortium plans to tow the 7 MW wind turbine from Onahama Port to its offshore site on July 31-August 1 and moor it in the following 20 days.  Then, from August 20 to September 30, the developer plans to carry out the laying and burying of riser cable at the Fukushima Experimental Offshore […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moventas has cleared the corporate restructuring programme it entered in 2011. The Santasalo Moventas Group has simultaneously been divided in two, where Moventas and the industrial gear manufacturer Santasalo will both be better equipped to focus on their industry-specific businesses. Moventas Gears Oy, owned by the industrial group Clyde Blowers, has completed the corporate restructuring […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with the Water Corporation of Western Australia to support Carnegie’s ground breaking wave powered desalination pilot plant. The Cooperation Agreement allows the Water Corporation to provide support to Carnegie for its wave powered seawater desalination pilot plant. The wave powered desalination […]