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11 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea's Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Samkang M&T will manufacture and deliver 28 jacket foundations, and Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries 27 units, according to Korean media. […]

10 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has completed the installation of South Korea’s first floating LiDAR, marking the launch of the 1.4GW Ulsan offshore wind project. Located about 60 kilometers east of Seosang-myon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan City, the Ulsan project is being progressed in three separate phases. Development of the first 400MW phase is targeted for completion […]

31 May 2019 Grid Connection

The New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) is seeking public comment on a proposed electric transmission line which would connect the South Fork offshore wind farm to the state's grid. Deepwater Wind South Fork, LLC, a subsidiary of Ørsted, is seeking authorization to install an approximately 3.5 mile submarine export cable from the New York State […]

30 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance

The Singapore-based Nautec is supporting the grouting work at the CTGNE Yangjiang Shapa Phase 1 offshore wind farm in China. The company said that its material specialists and grouting engineers are assisting with grouting for turbine and substation jacket foundations at the 300MW project. Nautec is supplying its NaX grouting materials for a total of 10 […]

27 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

The first external platform produced by Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) for the 731.5MW Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is ready for final outfitting, the Polish manufacturer said. In total, EPG will manufacture and deliver 76 external platforms for the project in the Dutch North Sea. The Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is being developed by the Blauwwind […]

23 May 2019 Authorities

Maryland's Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA), recently passed by the state's General Assembly, is set to become law, but without the signature of governor Larry Hogan. In a letter to President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Miller Jr., Hogan states that Senate Bill 516 is not clean and affordable enough and will not produce the […]

14 May 2019 Grid Connection

Offshore WIND brings you a video showing the sail out of the jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform. As reported earlier, the jacket is currently being installed in the Dutch North Sea, after completing the journey from HSM Offshore's yard in Schiedam to the project site.

6 May 2019 Business & Finance, R&D

Norway's Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea's Ulsan City to cooperate on the development of floating wind projects in South Korea. Under the MoU, Equinor and Ulsan City will jointly explore the opportunities for the development of floating wind projects in South Korea. According to Ulsan City, Equinor, the operator […]

30 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up Pacific Orca installed 77 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines on the Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland as of 29 April, with seven more turbines left to be installed. 73 of the turbines installed in the Outer Moray Firth were commissioned, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), owner and developer of […]

26 April 2019 Authorities, R&D

A recent survey has identified locations for future wind farms in waters off Denmark which could support the development of 12.4GW of offshore wind capacity, according to Denmark's Energy, Utilities and Climate Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt. Overall, the survey has identified a suitable offshore wind area which could potentially accommodate a minimum of 40GW of offshore […]

23 April 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

SeaRoc Group has launched a new, fully portable communications solution that allows technicians to communicate from within a wind turbine. As radio signals are not able to be detected from within the confines of the turbine because of the metal structure, this can create a challenge for offshore wind farm maintenance. SeaRoc’s new solution enables […]

8 April 2019 Grid Connection

TenneT is set to deploy two 2GW direct current connections for the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind zone in the Netherlands, the first ever time this capacity is to be used. The connection will see two 525kV cables used, which allows lower costs, smaller space requirements and fewer routes on land, TenneT said. According to the […]

4 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Teesside-based EEW Offshore Structures Britain has rolled out the first of the 35 transition pieces (TPs) built for Ørsted’s Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The first TP was photographed on its way to the blast shed, EEW OSB said. EEW SPC, the parent company of EEW OSB, is […]

1 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

DNV GL is set to undertake a third-party verification study of Equinor's Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, the world's first expected to power oil platforms. The independent verification study will ensure that the wind turbines comply with the applicable codes and standards for floating offshore wind, DNV GL said. In addition, the study […]

25 March 2019 Business & Finance

RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

22 March 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The first onshore electrical cables destined for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm have rolled out from production and are heading towards the Port of Boston, the UK. The High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) cables will make up the onshore cable network, connecting power from the 860MW offshore wind farm to the new onshore substation […]

18 March 2019

The first edition of the Offshore WIND magazine in 2019 is now out and you can get your hands on it by subscribing! This edition features a rare double interview with BOURBON and Vryhof on all their floating endeavors. The new magazine also features the global outlook for offshore wind, which includes insights into emerging […]

13 March 2019 Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

The topside for the offshore substation of the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has been loaded on the pontoon at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The topside was loaded out on Sunday 24 February, Smulders said. The accompanying jacket was loaded on the pontoon earlier that week. The topside will […]

11 March 2019 Business & Finance

WestBridge Capital has backed the management buyout of APEM Limited, an independent environmental consultancy specialising in the aquatic environment and remote sensing. The deal has seen WestBridge invest GBP 9.8 million in a combination of equity and loan notes, which is expected to support the company’s growth ambitions as it develops complementary service lines to support […]

11 March 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

EDS HV Group has completed the connection and testing during a planned outage at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm in the UK. EDS was in charge of re-connecting and testing the inter-array cable on the IG substation during the planned outage. The company said it worked with four contractors, who completed planned works at […]

6 March 2019 Business & Finance

The UK's new Offshore Wind Sector Deal will be issued on Thursday, 7 March, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said. As reported earlier, the new Sector Deal has established a target of reaching the connected offshore wind capacity of 30GW and delivering one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Through a new skills […]

27 February 2019 Vessels

Aging crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleets may no longer be suitable for requirements of modern offshore wind projects, driving market demand for vessel upgrades and repurposing, according to Chartwell Marine. While offshore wind is a young sector, with the majority of large-scale European projects no more than ten years old – and expected to continue […]

27 February 2019 Grid Connection

Cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise has arrived at Prysmian Group's factory in Pikkala, Finland, to load the first batch of cables for the IFA2 (Interconnexion France-Angleterre) interconnector project. Over a ten-day period, over 100 kilometres of ± 320 kV DC submarine cables will be loaded onto the vessel. The IFA2 interconnector is a 1GW high voltage direct […]

26 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

21 February 2019 Vessels

Ulstein Verft has installed a helideck on board Acta Marine's new walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus at its yard in Ulsteinvik, Norway, thus completing the topside equipment installation process. According to Ulstein, Acta Centaurus will be completed and ready for operation in a little more than two months. “The main topside equipment, including tower, gangway and crane, has been […]

21 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Smulders has loaded out the jacket foundation for the Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore substation in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The jacket, weighing more than 1,700 tons, will be transported to the German North Sea at the beginning of March, weather permitting, Smulders said. The substation topside, which was assembled at the Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen yard, […]