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  • 24 October 2011

    Walney Windfarms Limited announced that it has completed the sale of transmission assets at the offshore wind farm Walney 1 to Blue Transmission Walney 1 Limited, which is the licensee entity incorporated by the consortium of Macquarie Capital Group Limited and Barclays Integrated Infrastructure Fund, for approx. GBP 105 million. DONG Energy (50.1%), SSE (Scottish […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has assessed Fistuca’s BLUE Hammer technology showing that it has the potential to produce “far less” underwater noise during the installation of offshore wind foundations compared to hydraulic hammers.

  • 2 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has unveiled a lithium-ion battery-based energy storage system for offshore operations including offshore wind.

  • 9 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem appointed Blue Transmission as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission links to the West of Duddon Sands windfarm. Blue Transmission, a consortium comprising Macquarie Capital Group Limited, 3i BIFL Investments Limited and Frontier Power Limited, was selected by Ofgem through a competitive process in which bidders compete to become offshore […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Comfort at Sea, the joint venture between Blue Water Shipping, Denmark and ISP, Miami, has arranged a charter of the M/V SEA SPIRIT to Siemens PLC, as an offshore accommodation vessel for wind turbine installations in the Irish Sea. The vessel has been delivered Barrow-in-Furness, UK, and will be on charter until the beginning/mid-September, […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Blue Offshore Marine Services, and Caley Ocean Systems, have supplied a basket carousel to maritime services company Stemat for offshore cable storage for the Nordergründe wind farm. Jointly designed and fabricated by Caley Ocean Systems and Blue Offshore, the 18m diameter basket carousel can hold dynamically 2,200 Te of subsea cable. Mounted on the Stemat […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first blades and tower sections for GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines that will spin at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany have arrived at the Buss Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven port, the Netherlands.

  • 25 June 2013

    The yellow TP’s (transition pieces) stand tall on the quayside in Esbjerg and lying right next to them is the monopiles weighing 550 tons. All TP’s and monopiles was transported on a barge from Vlissingen, Holland to Esbjerg where Blue Water will handle the loading of components onto the installation vessel. Blue Water Shipping has […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Technology

    The first BlueTEC Tidal Energy platform was formally named by the Mayor of Texel, the Netherlands yesterday. The floating platform, which holds tidal turbines below the sea surface, will soon be positioned near the island of Texel – supplying clean electricity to the Dutch grid. This first BlueTEC will serve as a demonstration platform targeted […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    M/V Sea Discoverer, which is part of the Comfort at Sea fleet, has been chartered for the world’s largest, offshore wind project, the London Array. With its capacity of 294 persons, the ship will be serving as an offshore floating hotel for technicians and project management. The M/V Sea Discoverer which has just finished a […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish shipping company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has won a contract to handle and transport jackets and piles constructed for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The wind farm comprises 70 turbines with four-legged jackets fastened to the seabed with four piles. 41 of the jackets were produced at […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited announced today that it has completed the sale of transmission assets at the offshore wind farm Walney 2 to Blue Transmission Walney 2 Limited, which is the licensee entity incorporated by the consortium of Macquarie Capital Group Limited (Macquarie Capital) and Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited, for approx. GBP 110 […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The BlueGreen Alliance, in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America, launched a multi-state tour to highlight the potential of offshore wind along the Atlantic Coast, specifically in Maryland and New York. The domestic offshore wind industry has obstacles to overcome, but has shown significant potential to power millions of American homes and businesses. Germany’s […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Buss Orange Blue Terminal Eemshaven has signed a contract with GeoSea for port logistics services of 87 monopiles and transition pieces for the 497MW Hohe See and the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Simply Blue Energy has submitted an application to the Irish Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage to carry out site investigations for a potential floating offshore wind project off Kinsale. The Emerald project, which would use Principle Power’s WindFloat floating foundations, is expected to have a total capacity of up to 1 GW. The […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Grenaa can play its trump card in the offshore wind energy game, simply by pointing out that its location is 10-18 nautical miles from the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. This DOZG Energy project, costing €1.5bn, is attracting companies working in and from Grenaa, including A2SEA, MTH, Energinet.dk, Ballast Zedam, Seaway Heavy Lifting, […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Swire Blue Ocean’s parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd., is pleased to announce that it has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second Windfarm Installation Vessel. The new vessel, Pacific Osprey, will be the same specification as Pacific Orca, currently under construction at Samsung and delivering […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has shared a photo showing offshore wind towers for the 30MW Block Island wind farm being arranged in a line in Providence after completing their journey from Europe to Rhode Island, US. The five-turbine offshore wind farm is being developed by Deepwater Wind some three miles off the coast of Block Island. Once commissioned in […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water Shipping has been appointed as an agent for A2SEA for offshore projects Borkum Riffgrund and Westermost Rough. A2SEA will load Siemens turbines in Esbjerg and install them respectively in German and UK waters. “At the moment, our agency team is preparing the mobilisation scopes and various project team requirements. We have worked with […]

  • 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 October 2012

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently delivered four Azipod C propulsion systems for the Blue Ocean II Wind Turbine Installation Vessel built by Samsung Shipyard in Korea. This is a repeat order from Samsung Shipyard, following a similar scope for the first Blue Ocean Wind Turbine Installation Vessel delivered in September, 2011. […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Fistuca has won this year’s Offshore Wind Innovation Award for its Blue Wedge Connection, a new concept used for connecting offshore wind substructures.

  • 4 February 2013

    In January, Blue Water Shipping loaded the ro/ro vessel “Seatruck Pace” at the Port of Esbjerg with the first turbines for the Offshore Wind Farm Gwynt Y Mor in Great Britain where a total of 160 turbines are to be installed. Blue Water has been awarded the transport contract of 130 turbines from Esbjerg to […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Energy Knowledge Platform Power-Link organizes two energy workshops under the event named “Clustering the Future”, one on energy efficiency and the other on blue energy (offshore wind, wave and tidal energy). The event, which will focus on business cases for professionals, will take place at the Science Park of the University of Ghent in Ostend […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The opening ceremony for the Orange Blue Terminal was held , just two years after the signing of the leasehold contract. The over 20 hectare large multipurpose terminal located on the Dutch side of the mouth of the Ems River was already operating as a marshalling port for offshore wind logistics during construction. This gave […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 64th turbine of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at a record location. Swire Blue Ocean said the location holds two records for the company as it represents the furthest north spot and the deepest installation with approximately 55 meters in depth. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm […]