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Denmark and Turkey have signed an agreement to extend their existing energy cooperation to include offshore wind. The new bilateral agreement focuses on the Roadmap for Offshore Wind in Turkey and builds on the collaboration the two countries established in 2017 to support the green transition of the Turkish heating sector. Danish Ambassador to Turkey Svend Olling and […]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is looking for a consultant to identify and map out Turkey’s offshore wind and wave energy potential. The selected consultant will also conduct a market assessment regarding offshore wind technology and review challenges, risks and opportunities in construction and operation phases of offshore wind farms; as well […]
Turkey has a huge floating offshore wind potential and could significantly support the deployment of the floating offshore wind technology, WindEurope said during a recent workshop in Istanbul entitled “Leveraging the EU offshore wind expertise in Turkey”.
Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will start accepting applications for the development of a 1,200MW offshore wind project.
Turkish government will hold the country’s first offshore wind tender this year, with the tender details set to be disclosed in the spring, Turkey’s Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on 22 February, according to Anadolu Agency (AA) and Daily Sabah. Turkey’s first offshore wind farm will be installed in the Aegean Sea, Daily Sabah writes.
LM Wind Power, which recently presented an 88.4-metre blade for Adwen’s offshore wind turbine, has broken ground at a 17-hectare piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, where it will set up a factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind turbine blades. “The Bergama plant will manufacture blades up to 70 metres initially for the local […]
Offshore wind market that has yet to emerge in Turkey is being eyed by companies already involved in the industry in Europe, as well as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), according to Turkish media. The country got on the offshore wind map following the first offshore wind meeting held by the Antalya International […]
The latest research report from Totaro & Associates identifies the growth potential of offshore wind in the Turkish market. Offshore has been previously explored in Turkey, but the market potential was largely underestimated or ignored due to transmission complexities, water depths and the limited available wind data at 80m, Totaro & Associates says. Modern floating […]
General director of the Russian company OceanRusEnergy met management of Somaristanbul in Istanbul (Turkey). As a result of the negotiations another dealer agreement was signed, enabling Somaristanbul to distribute wave power generators, created by OceanRusEnergy. This is the third dealer office of OceanRusEnergy abroad, earlier one office was opened in Shanghai (China) and East-London (Republic […]
Turkey is expanding its renewable energy portfolio with support from the World Bank and Clean Technology Fund worth USD 250 million, leveraging nearly USD 1.9 billion in total. This will help the country to increase its renewable energy production and improve energy efficiency in order to meet growing demands, according to the World Bank’s website. […]
Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]
Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV), Wind of Change, has completed her sea trials in Turkey and is now gearing for her maiden voyage to Germany. Following the commissioning, expected in May 2019, the SOV will service the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The […]
By Susanne den Hoed, HR Department at Temporary Works Design Temporary Works Design (TWD) is an ambitious and innovative engineering firm, working with major on- and offshore contractors to assist them with practical solutions for their wide variety of constructions and installation challenges. Specialized in the structural and mechanical design of custom installation equipment, TWD’s […]
The newly built Damen FCS 2710 vessel HST Sofia has departed Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey and is en route to her first project, High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) said. The UK-based company did not disclose what project HST Sofia will be working on. HST Sofia, ordered in September 2018, is the second Damen FCS 2710 […]
High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia is carrying out short trials offshore Turkey, where it is under construction at Damen Shipyards. According to HST, the trials are being conducted off the coast of Antalya before the vessel undergoes a week of testing ahead of delivery. Damen Shipyards floated out the newbuild vessel […]
Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change will be commissioned in May 2019, the offshore wind developer said. The 83m long vessel is currently under construction at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The SOV features diesel-electric propulsion and dynamic positioning (DP2) and is capable of accommodating more than 60 wind farm technicians. Once delivered, the Wind of […]
High Speed Transfers (HST) has posted a photo of its fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Sofia, for which the two companies signed a contract in September 2018, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen. The new vessel, scheduled to be delivered this March, is being built […]
When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.
Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has shared a timelapse video showing the construction of Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change.
The EUR 17 million SWARMs European project is developing autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) which are expected to reduce the risks associated with the construction and repair of offshore platforms, offshore wind turbines, and other underwater structures, Acciona, one of the participants in the project, said.
Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has shared a video showing the launch of Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has launched its service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change destined to operate for Ørsted.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has awarded ABB with a contract to equip a wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) which once built will operate on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA) new service operations vessel (SOV) will service Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm once delivered in 2021.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has placed an order with Salt Ship Design for a new wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) that will enter a contract with Ørsted, once delivered.
GE Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Berry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LM Wind Power. Berry will succeed Marc de Jong, LM Wind Power’s CEO since June 2015, who will leave the company at the end of April 2018.