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  • 23 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture of Total and Simply Blue Energy, has submitted the scoping report for the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the Celtic Sea. The proposed Valorous site is located approximately 50 km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. Valorous represents the second floating wind project being progressed by Blue Gem […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Blue Gem Wind has received planning consent from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to install a temporary met mast to study the floating offshore wind potential in the Celtic Sea. The 120-meter met mast and onshore monitoring equipment is provided by local supplier Solar Wheel.  Due to be installed on the Angle Peninsula, on […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy plan to jointly apply for one or more seabed leases in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. The two companies will look to develop floating wind projects if successful in obtaining the leases. “We have over 15 years of experience of working closely with local […]

  • 10 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    IQIP and Delft University of Technology have started their joint work on the monopile drivability investigation of the BLUE Piling Technology. The BLUE Piling Technology is a new monopile installation technique being developed by IQIP which is said to reduce underwater noise levels by creating a gentler blow compared to the conventional impact hammers. The […]

  • 4 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The scaled-down BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has capsized offshore Santander, Spain, during what is described as a ”historic swell generated by Hurricane Epsilon”. The 1:6 BlueSATH prototype, installed in El Abra del Sardinero back in August, had already completed its testing campaign in operational and extreme scenarios and was to be decommissioned when the […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Swire Pacific Offshore is planning to list its subsidiary Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The proposal to take Swire Blue Ocean public comes after the announcement of expansion plans, the company said. The subsidiary is also undergoing full rebranding and will be renamed Cadeler. The new name was selected to reflect […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) intends to order a new wind farm installation vessel (WFIV), with an option for a second newbuild, and plans to invest in new cranes for both Pacific Osprey and Pacific Orca. SBO said that it has shortlisted several international shipyards for the order of the WFIV which will have ”capacities unseen […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Technology

    The BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has been installed and commissioned at its site offshore Santander, Spain. Saitec Offshore Technologies set off the turbine towing operation from Astander’s Dock Pontejos towards the final destination 800 meters away from the Cantabrian coast. According to the company, the already-laid mooring lines were retrieved from the seabed and […]

  • 10 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has departed for installation offshore Santander in Spain, Saitec Offshore Technologies said. Once installed, the 1:6 prototype of the BlueSATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) turbine will operate for a period of 12 months after which it will be completely decommissioned. The scaled-down version has a hub height of 17.45m […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Bluestream Offshore has signed a contract for the inspection of above-water support structures at the Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands. The company will provide management and inspection services, including the provision of a walk-to-work vessel, which will be one from the Chevalier Floatels fleet. The work is scheduled to be […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has secured a contract with MHI Vestas for the transportation and installation of turbines at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. Seagreen will comprise 114 MHI Vestas V164-10 MW turbines located some 27 kilometers off the Angus coast. SBO expects to commence the installation of the units in the second […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The consultancy company Navigant has delivered a report to Irish transmission system operator EirGrid, which will help determine the best grid development policy model for Ireland. Eirgrid commissioned the report from Navigant after being directed by the Irish government to develop an Options Paper on offshore grid models. Along with the report, the Irish government […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Blue Tern installation vessel is currently at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) project site with the last two turbines to be installed. OffshoreWIND.biz contacted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier after Buss Energy Group, which has been providing port logistics for wind turbine installation, reported it had completed its project for Trianel wind farm Borkum II. […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Total and Simply Blue Energy have established a partnership to develop floating offshore wind projects in the Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The newly established joint venture, Blue Gem Wind, will focus on developing some of the first floating offshore wind projects with pre-commercial size, Green Giraffe, Simply Blue Energy’s sole financial advisor for […]

  • 18 March 2020
    R&D, Technology

    After being fully assembled onshore, the scaled-down version of the BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has been lowered into water, Saitec Offshore Technologies said. The BlueSATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) prototype is now ready to be transported to the installation site off Santander, Spain. Following the installation, this 1:6 version of the BlueSATH turbine will […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern is on its way to the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm loaded with the first batch of turbine components. Blue Tern was contracted to finish installing the remaining 11 Senvion turbines on the project offshore Germany, replacing Jan De Nul’s Taillevent which is reportedly on its way to start a […]

  • 25 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Saitec Offshore Technologies has hired Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, to supply four bespoke load shackles for the BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype. Saitec started building the 1:6 version of the SATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) prototype in January. This scaled-down version is scheduled to go online in April 2020 offshore Santander […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining eleven Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) in the German North Sea. Blue Tern will replace Jan De Nul’s Taillevent on TWB II as this jack-up is reportedly on its way to start a project […]

  • 23 January 2020
    R&D, Technology

    This 1:6 version of the BlueSATH turbine is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters offshore Santander for a period of 12 months, after which the prototype will be completely decommissioned.

  • 14 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Swire Blue Ocean for the installation of the Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Using the wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey, Swire Blue Ocean will transport the various turbine components from the pre-assembly site on the Dutch coast to the wind […]

  • 26 November 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s Saitec Engineering is launching its first offshore wind medium-scale prototype: BlueSATH. The project is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters of Santander Spain for a 12-month period after which the prototype will be completely decommissioned. Testing will take place in real sea environment with the […]

  • 22 October 2019

    By João Metelo, CEO of Principle Power The first WindFloat Atlantic unit, with the turbine fully installed, has just sailed from Ferrol, Spain, towards its destination, 20 km off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. It will soon be joined by two more units, which by the end of the year will produce […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Blue Water BREB and Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG have signed a lease for port space near berth no. 9.1 in Cuxhaven, Germany. Blue Water BREB will use the berth for transporting and storing of offshore and onshore wind energy components. The leased space covers approximately 35,000 square metres in the middle of the German […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Blue Water Shipping has won a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the loadout and pre-shipment transfer and preparation of turbine components for four offshore wind projects. The Danish company will be carrying out the scope for the Hohe See, Albatros and Borssele 1&2 projects in the North Sea and the Coastal Virginia wind farm off […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence. Bowden is based in Taipei and will act as the key representative for SBO in Taiwan, providing strategic leadership in business development, sales & marketing and operations both locally and in other […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The Dutch IHC IQIP is investing in the BLUE Piling technology for driving the foundation piles of offshore wind turbines into the seabed. IHC IQIP has decided to join forces with Jasper Winkes, the developer of the BLUE Hammer, as it believes this technology “has a big future” and is a logical step in the further development and growth of offshore wind. […]