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30 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

Moray Offshore Windfarm East (Ltd) plans to install one hundred 9.5MW wind turbines for its 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth and has now selected MHI Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier.

24 October 2017 R&D, Technology, Training & Education

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine, the V164-9.5MW, will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the university’s 15MW test bench.

5 October 2017 Ports & Logistics

MHI Vestas today (5 October) informed that it officially opened the Power Converter Modules (PCM) factory at the Port of Esbjerg, adding that the assembly of PCMs for its V164 offshore wind turbine has begun.

18 September 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Triton Knoll has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as its preferred turbine supplier and its plans to use 90 of its 9.5 MW turbines to generate power on the 860MW wind farm off Lincolnshire, England.

15 September 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

MHI Vestas had installed SPM Instrument's Intellinova Parallel MB condition monitoring system on the 8MW wind turbines, 32 of which were erected at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, according to SPM's article from 11 September.

24 August 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas has returned to Esvagt and chartered a new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for a period of fifteen years.

21 August 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind received a firm and unconditional order for the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) wind farm from Northland Power Inc. last Friday, when the Canadian company announced that the EUR 1.3 billion offshore wind project had reached financial close.

16 August 2017 Technology

MHI Vestas took down its V164 prototype in Østerild on 15 August, after the wind turbine caught fire on 4 August and the turbine manufacturer started an investigation to determine the root cause of the incident.

7 August 2017 R&D, Technology

A MHI Vestas V164 wind turbine has caught fire at the Østerild - National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Denmark, according to local media.

14 July 2017 Technology, Vessels

Hutchinson Engineering Ltd has sent out seven sets of root & tip blade frames ordered for the MHI Vestas V164 turbine blade global deployment programme.

10 July 2017 Business & Finance

While offshore wind developers are expecting turbines of 13-15MW capacity to be rolled out over the next few years (by 2024), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched its 9.5MW turbine and brought the market only 0.5MW (500kW) away from the two-figure-megawatt point.

23 June 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Cemre Shipyard in Turkey has organised a launching ceremony for a service operation vessel (SOV) ordered by Esvagt and chartered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

19 June 2017

MHI Vestas hosted His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan at the company’s factory in Lindø today.

12 June 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has chartered United Wind Logistics' specialized vessel Vestvind to transport the V164-8.0 MW turbine components. The Vestvind has already started delivering turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea. “This is yet another milestone for our company, we’re very proud to partner with United Wind Logistics in the […]

6 June 2017 R&D, Technology

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind.

31 May 2017 Vessels

Canadian floating accommodation provider Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) has entered an agreement to provide full-service floatel accommodations and CTV boat landing services for MHI Vestas in Belgium.

15 May 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Technology

MHI Vestas has started constructing a power converter module (PCM) assembly and storage facility at the Port of Esbjerg with the hiring ramp-up to fill the positions at the new plant expected for this fall.

30 March 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the Borssele III & IV offshore projects in the Netherlands, for which the consortium comprising Shell, Eneco, Van Oord, and Mitsubishi/DGE won the tender in December 2016.

8 March 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance

UK offshore wind companies that are eyeing foreign markets will get a chance to hear more about the growing offshore wind opportunities in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and China from market experts and MHI Vestas on 9 March.

6 March 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is seeking over 400 production employees and engineers for its Danish production facilities in Nakskov and Lindø to help meet the increasing demand for the V164-8.0 MW turbine platform.

8 February 2017 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secured four firm and unconditional orders totalling 910MW in capacity in 2016. The firm orders were received for the 42MW Blyth project in the UK, the 406MW Horns Rev III project in Denmark, the 370MW Norther project in Belgium, and the 92MW Aberdeen Bay project in the Scotland. Furthermore, the joint venture between […]

26 January 2017 Environment, R&D, Technology

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has unveiled its uprated 8MW wind turbine which enables the platform to reach 9MW at specific site conditions.

13 January 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Following the approval from the German consenting authority ‘Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie’ (BSH), DONG Energy placed an order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project, marking the largest ever order for the wind turbine manufacturer.

3 January 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

Maersk Training in Esbjerg has conducted the first Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) course with attendees from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The first Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) was carried out in late November, after Maersk Training in Esbjerg became the first Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certified training centre in the world to be approved to deliver the course. […]

15 December 2016 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Norther N. V. has taken Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Norther project and awarded MHI Vestas with a contract for the supply of 44 of its 8MW wind turbines. Van Oord has been hired as the Balance of Plant contractor. The V164-8.0 MW turbines have been optimised for the project, utilising a power mode to be able […]

23 November 2016 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind plans to hold a Jobs Fair in Newport this weekend to promote 70 new job openings at the company's blade factory on the Isle of Wight. MHI Vestas will hold the Jobs Fair at West Medina Mills, Stag Lane, Newport on Saturday, 26 November, from 10 am to 3 pm local time. […]