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Utility ROV Services (URS) has won a contract to provide boulder relocation services on the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the Scottish waters. The Fife-headquartered company plans to begin the work in the first quarter of the year using its load bearing ROV system UTROV. “This contract is a welcome start to 2019 for […]
WIND Cable Services B.V. WIND is a shipping company providing specialised logistic services to the subsea cable industry and is active worldwide. Its client base includes subsea cable manufacturers, subsea cable installation companies, offshore marine contractors and utility companies. WIND provides the following services: cable transport (chartering, mobilisation works); cable storage and handling; rental of cable equipment […]
Seacat Services informed today that it had moved into its new purpose-designed headquarters in Cowes, Isle of Wight, and strengthened its operational team ahead of the major offshore wind construction phase beginning in April this year. With a number of high-profile multi-gigawatt offshore wind developments poised to enter construction from April 2017, the industry is preparing for a prolonged period […]
Cowes-headquartered offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, is preparing to launch its first High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV), Seacat Enterprise. The 27m South Boats IoW catamaran is a new category of vessel for the offshore wind market, designed to provide both crew transfer and logistical support for extended periods at sea, according to Seacat. […]
As offshore wind developers increase the size, scale and complexity of planned projects in order to maximize revenue streams, and with investors demanding cost and schedule certainty, the use of multi-contracting project management systems and processes is proving increasingly critical to economic and operational success. The widespread adoption and improved focus on interface and risk […]
UMBO GmbH i. G. has issued an invitation for tenders regarding qualification system for the purpose of conducting environmental monitorings for offshore windfarms in Germany. Prerequisite for the awarding of contracts is pre-qualification in compliance with the qualification system (Connexio) described here. On the basis of this pre-qualification, suitable suppliers of the following services: CPV […]
Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational […]
South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Iceni Marine Services Ltd., announced that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of four further vessels to join the existing South Boats built ‘Iceni Spirit’, ‘Iceni Courage’, ‘Iceni Defiant’ and ‘Iceni Pride’. The order is substantial for both South Boats and Iceni and demonstrates a […]
Leading international renewable energy consultancy group Natural Power has been selected to provide Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) co-ordination on the proposed Inch Cape 905MW offshore wind farm, being developed by global energy utility Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (Repsol). Alongside winning the initial contract, Natural Power has also won a tender to provide a marine mammal […]
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Dutch-German transmission system operator, TenneT to provide maintenance services for the DolWin2 link bringing power from offshore wind farms, located in the North Sea, to the mainland German grid. This contract follows ABB’s success earlier this year when it won an […]
Leading renewable energy consultancy group, Natural Power, has further strengthened its services in North America by bringing technical due diligence expert Gary Winslow to manage the company’s Due Diligence activities in the US. Winslow joins Natural Power following an extensive career in the wind industry across engineering, manufacturing and installation disciplines for utility […]
UK company Utility ROV Services (URS) and Cyprus-based EDT Shipmanagement have signed an agreement to provide boulder clearance services to the offshore renewable energy industry using their combined resources. The agreement is based on an initial one-year period with options for extension.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]
French energy company EDF has signed an agreement with the Chinese utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) to jointly deliver two offshore wind power projects in China. The Dongtai IV and V offshore wind farms account for a total installed capacity of 500MW and will be the EDF Group’s first offshore projects in China. Through […]
Fugro will commence geophysical surveys at the Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey this month, according to the project's Notice to Mariners. Fugro's 170-foot research vessel R/V Enterprise will carry out the investigations off the Atlantic and Cape May counties within the Northern section of the Ocean Wind lease area. The estimated duration of the works […]
MHO-Co A/S MHO-Co are working for companies as Siemens, Ørsted, Vestas, Equinor, E.ON, Vattenfall, Energinet and TenneT, to name but a few, and they all have an interest in bigger and more efficient CTVs. The clients benefit from saving fuel and time goes directly on the bottom line. In the future the offshore wind is moving further from shore and ports. The demands coming […]
Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) for the construction of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in response to the state's request for proposals.
WSP USA and Wood Thilsted have been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of foundations for Vineyard Wind’s 800MW offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The project, being developed by a partnership of Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, will be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. WSP will […]
Denmark-based vessel owner KEM Offshore has won two contracts to provide its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Ørsted's and Vattenfall's offshore wind farms.
Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects could bring broadband improvements in North Norfolk, UK.
Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Swiss Re have awarded LOC Group a contract for marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project.
Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has launched two vessels with the capacity for 24 industrial personnel – the newly-accepted Seacat Enterprise, and the upgraded Seacat Courageous.
The EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) has secured a new charter contract through Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum for the provision of the crew transfer vessel, the WINDEA one. The special ship transports service engineers as well as freight and supply goods into the offshore wind farm, approximately 45 km from the island of Borkum. During the […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall can proceed with plans to develop a 350 MW near shore project off Denmark’s west coast after a majority in the Danish Parliament (Folketing) announced on Friday, 18 November, that it will approve Danish Near Shore (DNS) wind farms. On September 12, the Danish authorities announced that Vattenfall had won the tender to develop […]
Navigant today reported it had acquired Dutch consultancy Ecofys. According to Navigant, the acquisition further strengthens and expands its position in the global energy consultancy market. “Ecofys has a strong reputation as a premier provider of energy consulting services,” said Jan Vrins, managing director and leader of Navigant’s Energy segment. “The addition of Ecofys strengthens Navigant’s […]
Cleveland-based Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a local company, Middough Inc., to provide engineering services for the design and construction of the land based electric facilities needed to connect the Icebreaker offshore wind farm to the Cleveland Public Power (CPP) Lake Road substation. LEEDCo is the developer of Project Icebreaker, North America’s first freshwater […]