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  • 12 April 2017

    A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel SEA POWER has been sold to Karpowership Americas Company, A2SEA informed on 12 April.

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    US-based Renewable NRG Systems and Belgium’s FLiDAR entered an exclusive partnership for the distribution of FLiDAR’s offshore wind measurement buoys in the Americas. Under this agreement, Renewable NRG Systems will provide the WindCube Lidar systems to FLiDAR to equip the floating wind measurement technology that the Belgian company is bringing into the offshore market in […]

  • 3 October 2014

    RES announces the appointment of Glen Davis as Chief Executive Officer of RES Americas. Mr. Davis has served as RES Americas’ Chief Commercial Officer since September 2013 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Agile Energy. Among his priorities as CEO, Mr. Davis will focus on advancing RES Americas’ growth as a leading developer, […]

  • 9 March 2011

    Arup, an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, has named Mark Gardner power business leader for the Americas. In this role, he will continue to advance Arup’s planning, engineering and management services for onshore and offshore wind projects in the Americas. Gardner brings 21 years of experience working in the power […]

  • 17 December 2020

    Lloyd’s Register North America and Northeast Technical Services Co. (NETSCo) have joined forces to design and develop a Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). “The offshore wind industry is expected to see exponential growth in the United States. There are currently no U.S.-built wind turbine installation vessels, and if the sector takes off […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investments in offshore wind projects in new and emerging markets next year will result in offshore wind gaining a greater share of the total wind power market globally, according to the latest report from Fitch Solutions. There are currently over 66 GW of offshore wind in pre-construction or construction out of almost 162 GW of […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    SeaMar has signed a contract extension with MMT for the Deep Helder offshore support vessel, which has been deployed off the US East Coast for survey work at Ørsted’s offshore wind sites. The new contract has a duration of two years with a one-year renewal option and follows the six-month contract under which the vessel […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    The fiscal year 2020 has ended at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), which reported a decline in revenues, but also a record order intake. In its outlook, the wind turbine supplier sees boosts in several markets, such as the green hydrogen plans in the EU, Democrats’ push for net-zero 2050 in the U.S., and new […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The U.S. state of Rhode Island is planning to issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of new offshore wind energy. A draft RFP will be filed with state regulators this fall, and if approved, a final request is expected to be issued to the marketplace in early-2021. Any […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    National Grid and Ørsted have begun mobilizing teams that will work on replacing limited segments of the Block Island wind farm and sea2shore transmission cables to achieve greater burial depths. Construction-related activities will be ongoing throughout the fall and winter, with an anticipated completion date by the end of May 2021. The effort includes replacing […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has partnered with Acteon to jointly provide a fully integrated turbine operations and maintenance package for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to fully optimize the wind turbine service and Balance of Plant O&M work scopes to provide integrated asset management services […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy, a North Carolina-headquartered electric power holding company, does not see offshore wind as having big enough potential until the end of the next decade, according to information from the company’s recent earnings call. Responding to a question asked by a Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Lapides, who inquired about the role offshore wind played […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    UK-headquartered consultancy company BVG Associates has been awarded a contract by the North Carolina Department of Commerce to assist the agency with an offshore wind industry supply chain and infrastructure assessment. BVG Associates will help the Department research and develop an inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind company Simply Blue Energy (SBE) is setting up an international development team to identify and originate new project opportunities outside Ireland and the UK. Kevin Banister, who worked for floating wind technology provider, Principle Power, for almost ten years, is joining the company in September as Chief Development Officer (International) to set […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT has commenced geophysical surveys of the seabed at the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind project sites off the U.S. East Coast, using the MV Deep Helder vessel from SeaMar. The Sweden-based offshore survey company awarded a six-month contract to SeaMar for the offshore support vessel Deep Helder, with the contract’s start date […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has returned to the Block Island offshore wind farm off Rhode Island with 100% American workforce to perform a maintenance campaign. Last week, the Endiprev USA team started working on the 30 MW Block Island, the first and currently only wind farm in US territorial waters. The project scope is to perform a mechanical […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has begun a site characterization program at the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project off the coast of New York. Fugro has mobilized two vessels to carry out the operation which will involve acquisition and analysis of integrated geotechnical and geophysical data to support multiple phases of the project, including cable corridor selection and turbine foundation design and installation. The […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has deployed its offshore jack-up installation vessel Vole au vent to install the wind turbines on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project offshore Virginia, US. The AIS data shows that Vole au vent is currently en route from the UK to Halifax, Canada. The wind farm’s turbine components and the […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Arup has appointed Saygin Oytan to head its offshore wind team in the U.S. As an associate principal in the Boston office, Oytan will lead strategic business development initiatives aimed at expanding Arup’s presence in the U.S. offshore wind market. “We are anticipating major growth in the offshore wind market in the US in coming years,” said Brian Swett, […]

  • 2 April 2020

    Fugro has recently doubled the advanced soil testing capacity for three-way bender element triaxial and cyclic simple shear testing at its Houston geotechnical laboratory to meet the growing demand from offshore wind projects in the US. Three-way bender element testing is performed on triaxial tests and uses piezoelectric transducers to determine shear wave velocity in […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured contracts to carry out geophysical surveys at the Atlantic Shores and Mayflower Wind offshore wind projects in the U.S., according to the company’s latest financial results.

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investment in offshore wind reached USD 29.9 billion in 2019, up 19% on 2018 and USD 2 billion more than in the previous record year of 2016, the latest data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) shows. The last quarter of the year was particularly busy and saw a number of offshore wind deals, according to […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dropsafe has signed a distribution deal with the Dutch fire and blast protection specialist Van Dam for dropped objects prevention solutions for the European offshore wind market. According to Dropsafe, the offshore wind sector is subject to significant dropped object risks, with personnel transferring from vessels and engineers and other staff routinely carrying out maintenance operations at […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    MMT and CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA) have joined forces to provide combined services for the American offshore industry, including the offshore wind sector. MMT and CSA said they plan to offer combined geophysical/geotechnical and environmental services on a high specification survey vessel. The vessel will be available to support the Americas region, from offshore wind farms […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global wind turbine order intake increased 111% year-on-year, a 13.2GW rise from the previous record set in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to new research by Wood Mackenzie. The Global Wind Turbine Order Analysis: Q3 2019 report writes that developers globally ordered a record 31GW of wind turbine capacity in the second quarter of the year. Demand […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore foundations specialist Sif Holding will manufacture 84 monopiles for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, USA. Sif’s scope comprises manufacturing of the monopiles, storage at the company’s Maasvlakte 2 facility in the Port of Rotterdam, and delivery by RoRo load-out via the facility’s deep sea quayside onto transportation vessels in 2020-2021. Located […]