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  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will today auction off 122,405 acres offshore North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing. The monetary auction will start at 9 AM Eastern Time (2 PM CET) with Offshore WIND providing updates as the action progresses. Six developers are left in contention for the offshore wind lease area off Kitty Hawk, including AVANGRID […]

  • 15 March 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine has started taking shape in the Port of Saint-Nazaire with over 50% of the construction works now completed, Ideol, the lead developer of the project, said.

  • 15 February 2017
    Environment, Technology

    Sentinel-2, an Earth observation mission developed by ESA as part of the Copernicus Programme, has shared a photo taken from space showing the 40MW Middelgrunden offshore wind farm forming  a ”protective shield” around Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen and its harbour. The Middelgrunden offshore wind farm consists of 20 2MW fixed-speed turbines situated 3.5 km outside the Copenhagen harbour. The […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Vessels

    Offshore WIND chose the first image of the complete hull and bridge of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 as today’s photo of the day.

  • 7 February 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s jack-up vessel MPI Enterprise has recently undergone her periodic drydocking in Hamburg prior to heading out to install Senvion wind turbines on the 322MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm. During her stay in dock, she was painted in Vroon red and labelled with Vroon’s white letter V. In the next couple of weeks, MPI […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Huisman Equipment has shared a photo of the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installing one of the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm using a 1,500mt Huisman Leg Encircling Crane. Seajacks Scylla and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern started loading the first batch of turbine components from the Port of […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s wind farm installation vessel Sea Challenger has installed the first four Siemens 6MW turbines at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm located some 32 kilometres off North Norfolk,UK.  Sea Challenger has already picked up the second four-turbine batch from the load out port in Hull and is en route to the installation site, A2SEA told […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Load-out of the first six transition pieces (TPs) built by Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm is expected to start around 16 January, according to a spokesperson from OSB. The company, a Teesside-based joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will deliver a total of 40 transition pieces for […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After 10 hours of bidding, 27 rounds completed, and the lease price reaching USD 25.5 million, three currently undisclosed parties will continue competing to build an offshore wind farm off New York this afternoon, after BOEM called it a day at 18:30 EST/ 00:30 CET last night. So far, BOEM has awarded eleven commercial wind leases, nine […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    For the latest article on Dutch tender, see: Oil & Gas Giant to Build Dutch Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms The Dutch government will announce the result of the second Borssele Zone tender at 6 p.m. (CET) today, 12 December. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) received 26 applications for Borssele III and IV offshore wind […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Training & Education

    DONG Energy was amongst of 20 major companies, science centres and technical upper secondary schools from all over Denmark that invited approximately 1,000 primary, lower secondary and upper secondary school girls for a visit on Wednesday, 30 November, as part of an initiative that aims to attract more women into engineering studies. 44 second-year female students […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Ports & Logistics

    Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg has shared a photograph showing components for more than 100 offshore wind turbines ready for installation in the North Sea stored in the port area. In 2016, estimated 1.1 GW offshore wind will be shipped from the Port of Esbjerg, and so far 0.75 GW onshore wind have passed the quays […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    MPI Offshore’s wind-turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, is ready to operate in deeper waters after works to extend the vessel’s six legs have been completed. The leg extensions are now class approved and fully operational, Vroon said. The upgrade work took place over a 60-day conversion programme carried out at MPI Offshore’s Tees offshore base […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    DONG Energy’s recruitment partner Atlas Professionals will host a recruitment day in Liverpool on 11 November. Atlas’ Liverpool recruitment day will be held at the Liverpool Gateway Conference Centre from 10 am to 4 pm GMT. With a variety of long-term frame agreements in place, the recruitment day will focus on all of the projects Atlas […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    Offshore WIND crew are at the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. On the second and final day of the event, we will be live streaming two talk shows from Community Square at the exhibition floor. First up is a talk show themed “From bust to boom” where there will be a discussion on jobs […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference held in Amsterdam on 25 October kicked off with a presentation by Jasper Vis, Country Manager Netherlands at Dong Energy. Vis discussed the result of the Borssele 1 and 2 tender in the perspective of international cost reduction of offshore wind. “First the offshore wind industry needs […]

  • 24 October 2016

    The Offshore WIND Conference, opened this morning in Amsterdam, marked a productive first day with the industry gathering to discuss business opportunities and reaching potential within the growing sector. With the agreements made during COP21 in 2015 in mind, the industry is encouraged to strive to reach the targets and raise the bar. This year’s […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Vessels

    Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein has shared a photo of the second wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) built for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and chartered out to Siemens Wind Power Service as the vessel is getting ready to be launched. Ulstein did not reveal the exact date of the launch, but the company revealed earlier […]

  • 12 October 2016

    Atlas Professionals Offshore Wind team will host a recruitment day on 21 October at the OrbisEnergy Centre in Lowestoft. A variety of positions on global offshore wind projects are currently available, from Site Technicians to Geophysical Engineers. “The recruitment day will focus on Atlas’ global wind projects and hopes to encourage local personnel to sign up […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Schmidbauer GmbH & Co. KG has recently used a Modulift spreader combined with a 45m-long beam attached to a gantry and a crawler crane to tandem lift 750t monopiles from pontoons onto land in Cuxhaven on Germany’s North Sea coast. Schmidbauer was challenged by Cuxport GmbH to develop a solution for lifting the monopiles bound for the […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Vessels

    The new service operation vessel (SOV) Windea La Cour, chartered out to Siemens Wind Power, started its service campaign at the 600MW Gemini wind farm in the Netherlands last month.  The vessel, featuring the X-STERN hull, is the first of two SOVs built at Ulstein Verft in Norway which Bernhard Schulte Offshore will deliver to Siemens. The vessel functions as […]

  • 22 September 2016

    The US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the Virginia Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting today at Virginia Beach to discuss the current status of activities offshore Virginia. Participation during the meeting will be limited to Task Force members only. Task Force is an intergovernmental group, including federal officials and elected state, local, and […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government’s call for tenders for Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites is set to be launched today, with the period for submitting bids ending at 5 p.m. on 29 September.  As of this tender round, turbines used for projects must have a nominal capacity of 6MW at least, in line with market trends, according […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II, has been installed at its destined location in the North Sea, according to Bladt Industries’ social media pages.  The company started working on the offshore substation in October 2015, following the financial close for the project. […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, the Nobelwind (Belwind 2/Bligh Bank Phase 2) substation started its journey towards the North Sea where it will be a installed at the wind farm off the coast of Belgium.  During the weekend, Bladt Industries loaded out the 1,100-tonne offshore substation at its production facilities in Aalborg. The installation of the offshore substation is set to take place […]