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  • 20 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne in the UK is nearing the final phase of a GBP 3 million investment program to infill Tyne Dock and increase its offer to potential offshore wind manufacturers. The program will result in an additional 30ha of land with deep-sea quayside access to support offshore wind, Matt Beeton, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has floated out HST Euan, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen for the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 this June. Shortly after, the company revealed it had signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide HST Euan and HST Harri […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) newest fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Harri represents the third fast crew supply vessel that HST ordered with Damen under a contract signed at the beginning of this year. The vessel, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class Damen unveiled in May last year, is […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Vessels

    The fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 for High Speed Transfers (HST) – to be named HST Euan – is taking its final steps toward completion and will be delivered to its owner and operator in December. The HST Euan delivery will follow the recent handover of HST Harri, the third FCS 2710 ordered by […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne, one of the two deep-sea ports in North East England, is investing in the third phase of clearance and remediation of Tyne Dock Enterprise Park to prepare the site for offshore wind manufacturers. The Port of Tyne, within 100 nautical miles of the Dogger Bank, Hornsea, Seagreen and Sofia wind farms […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen has signed a contract with High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) for the delivery of a third fast crew supply vessel. HST Harri, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class that Damen unveiled in May 2018, is expected to be delivered in September this year. The FCS 2710 class is capable of carrying 26 passengers, twice more than […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is on its way to Ostende, Belgium, to begin work on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. HST Harri sailed out today for the long voyage towards the 219MW project, where it will carry out a five-year charter with MHI Vestas, according to HST. The vessel will […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The results of the latest Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round have shown that offshore wind has now become the cheapest source of electricity in the UK, RenewableUK said. RenewableUK estimates that the 5.5GW of offshore wind projects selected in the CfD Allocation Round 3 will support over 7,000 jobs on the six projects and […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border interconnectors across a North Sea Wind Power Hub system. Sea.

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, has recently expanded to include some of the leading offshore wind developers such as Equinor, innogy, and SSE. “The cluster now includes developers Equinor and SSE which are joint venture partners in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms and innogy Renewables, which is involved with the Sofia project,” Joanne […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has reported a 29% increase in adjusted EBITDA, to EUR 415 million, in its Renewables division in the first half of 2019, partly due to the Galloper offshore wind farm. According to innogy, the positive contribution to earnings was in part due to a bonus for timely, on-budget completion of the Galloper offshore wind farm. […]

  • 21 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Bulgarian government’s ‘National Renewable Energy Action Plan’ is failing to tap the full potential of Bulgaria’s locally-produced and pollution-free wind power, and failing to harness the full potential of the country’s fast-growing wind energy industry. At the international conference “Wind Power in Bulgaria: gearing up for 2020”, held today at the Sheraton Hotel in […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind farms that won the Contracts for Difference (CfDs) in the latest UK CfD round will most likely be the first to operate with “negative subsidies”, even before the zero-subsidy projects awarded in auctions in the Netherlands and Germany. According to an analysis by an international team led by Imperial College London researchers, […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Vessels

    Crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator High Speed Transfers (HST) has placed its fourth order for a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The order for HST Euan is the result of a long-term contract won from a client operating out of Belgium, Damen said. “There is strong demand from the offshore […]

  • 29 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has selected TÜV NORD to certify the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, the SG 14-222 DD. The turbine model has a capacity of up to 15 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 222 meters. The Hanover-headquartered technical services provider is responsible for the certification of the SG 14-222 DD’s prototype, scheduled for completion […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Capital expenditure (CAPEX) on offshore wind is expected to surpass upstream oil & gas spending in Europe in 2022, according to Rystad Energy. The oil market collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is set to delay several oil and gas developments in Western Europe, putting capital expenditure in the offshore sector on a continued downwards […]

  • 12 April 2012
    R&D

    The Distributed Energy Resources Research Infrastructure (DERri) is calling scientists from industry and research organisations to apply for the free access to the laboratories. The selected user teams will have the chance to access and use the research facilities, including all laboratory installations within the DERri Network, for experiments free of charge. All expenses, including […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North East England’s offshore wind industry and the opportunities open to UK companies from significant upcoming wind farm developments will be the focus of an event taking place in the region in November. Offshore Wind North East, which is being held on 7 November, follows the government’s recent Contracts for Difference announcement, which gave the […]

  • 29 August 2013

    The Final Conference of the SOWFIA project (Streamlining of Ocean Wave Farms Impact Assessment ) will take place on Tuesday 3 September as a side event of the EWTEC 2013 Conference. The SOWFIA conference will provide an opportunity to overview the final findings of the project, and those who are interested can register at www.sowfia.eu. […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Information collected during impact assessment activities at wave energy test centres across Europe is to be released through a new website.  The site is designed to present detailed information to a non-technical audience, and will feature statistics on areas such as wave data, marine mammals, sea birds and reef ecology. It is targeted at anyone […]

  • 5 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    In early January 2015, a team of MBARI engineers, led by Andy Hamilton, recovered an experimental buoy that creates electrical energy from ocean waves. This power buoy had been deployed six miles southwest of Moss Landing Harbor for 131 days which was also the longest deployment out at sea. The power buoy has been in development […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Environment, R&D

    The U.S. NOAA Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species. As part of the three-year study, an autonomous underwater glider is surveying areas in and around Cox’s Ledge, including the South Fork […]

  • 20 May 2010

    The Bonfiglioli Group is pleased to announce that its yaw and pitch drives are among the cutting-edge products included in Germany’s “Alpha Ventus” offshore wind farm, the country’s first. Located in 30 meter (32 yards) waters, 45 kilometers (28 miles) off the German island of Borkum in the North Sea, the wind park features 12 […]