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  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has introduced a new operating model for its offshore wind business with an aim to support the further development, execution and operation of its project pipeline and future growth. Ørsted’s offshore business will be organized into four regions, including Asia Pacific, the UK, Continental Europe and North America. According to the company, each region […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit process for two more offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Riga, in addition to the 1GW project proposed by Eesti Energia. The government has started the construction permit procedure for a 380MW project proposed by Tuuletraal OÜ. The wind farm comprises up to 76 turbines in […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit procedure for Eesti Energia’s 1GW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Riga. The move allows the developer to continue its research and search for partners for the construction of the offshore wind farm, Enefit Green, a member of Eesti Energia group said. According to Aavo Kärmas, […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has signed a framework agreement extension with Ziton A/S to include sites where its 8.0-10MW V164 turbine model is installed. The extension also introduces the possibility for MHI Vestas to utilize the jack-up vessels provided by Ziton for preparation and commissioning work in connection with the main component exchanges. As a result of […]

  • 10 December 2019
    R&D

    Marine Performance Systems is the winner of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019 with its solution for noise reduction during piling, Offshore Wind Innovators said. The three other finalists were Arc Marine, Witteveen & Bos, and Tribosonics. They came up with solutions to optimize a cage construction for flat oysters and to measure torque of […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and Masdar have joined forces with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to share operational data from the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. The floating offshore wind data is available for supply chain businesses and academia through ORE Catapult’s Platform for Operational Data (POD) service. According to Equinor, the shared data includes environmental data, […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The China Three Gorges (CTG) Corporation has commissioned the 300MW Jiangsu Dafeng Three Gorges offshore wind farm in China. According to CTG, the 300MW offshore wind farm was commissioned last week when its final 6.45MW Goldwind turbine started spinning. The Jiangsu Dafeng Three Gorges project comprises 43 Goldwind 3.3MW turbines and 17 Goldwind 6.45MW turbines installed offshore […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Osbit has secured a contract with Sapura Energy to deliver a pile gripper system that will be used for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Osbit will design and build the system which will be installed on Sapura Energy’s heavy lift vessel and will support the installation of the 80 monopile foundations at the […]

  • 20 November 2019
    R&D

    Rovco has completed an ROV inspection and 3D modeling campaign at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the circa GBP 1 million contract, Rovco completed the baseline asset integrity survey at the project located some 30km off the coast of Suffolk. The project began in September and was performed from the DP2 […]

  • 15 November 2019
    R&D

    The EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program) is funding a newly established project collaboration that seeks to reduce the weight and cost of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines using a high strength steel tubular joint design. Jacket foundations are characterised by having tubular main legs and in between smaller cross stiffening tubulars welded […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has signed a multi-year contract with Siemens Gamesa to support wind turbine maintenance on the East Anglia ONE wind farm offshore UK. Wiking will provide helicopter hoist operations for service technicians and material to Siemens Gamesa’s 102 7MW wind turbines onsite for maintenance services. “We are delighted that we have been […]

  • 11 November 2019
    R&D

    The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub has launched a web-based tool that brings together UK offshore renewable energy research. Research Landscape comprises a series of research themes, challenges and opportunities faced by the offshore renewables community, which were gathered through a series of consultation events with over 180 partners. The interactive tool showcases current […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has revealed plans to open a base of operations in Grimsby which would service the offshore wind sector. The announcement is part of ORE Catapult’s expansion plans in the Humber, which would create 50 to 70 jobs in the region in the next 10 years. With a portfolio of […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the award of a contract for the Hywind Tampen project, Kvaerner has joined forces with DOF Subsea to deliver marine operations for the floating wind farm in Norway. Kvaerner’s contract for the Hywind Tampen project is worth about NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 146 million). In addition to engineering, procurement, and construction of the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Vessels

    UK-based MMS Offshore Renewable Services Ltd has taken delivery of a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 from Damen Shipyards Group. The new vessel – to be called MMS Superior – will be deployed in a variety of roles in the offshore renewables, oil & gas, and marine civil engineering sectors. MMS Offshore Renewable Services is […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa and EnBW have put the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby Wavemaster Horizon into operation in the Port of Hamburg. The 90-meter-long SOV will service the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the North Sea. “Offshore wind energy already supplies reliable clean electricity for millions of households in Germany,” said Dr. […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Vessels

    The Chinese Dalian Shizhe New Energy Technology has put two wind farm service vessels (WFSVs) into operation. According to Dalian Shizhe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ionix Technology, the two WFSVs were officially launched in early September. The China-based company revealed that it plans to launch an additional vessel before the end of the year. “Located in Dalian, a coastal city […]

  • 19 September 2019

    Figure 1. Submarine cable overboarding during repair operations Given the inherent risks associated with submarine power cables, it is essential for their operators to have a rock-solid contingency plan for dealing with the rare event of a cable failure. As those plans become increasingly common and repair timelines are condensed, the criticality of flawless execution […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, has recently expanded to include some of the leading offshore wind developers such as Equinor, innogy, and SSE. “The cluster now includes developers Equinor and SSE which are joint venture partners in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms and innogy Renewables, which is involved with the Sofia project,” Joanne […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Austrian-based Aero Enterprise has performed its first offshore wind turbine inspection using the in-house developed helicopter drone AERO-SensorCopter. Back in July, Aero Enterprise carried out inspection flights around the offshore wind turbines some 70 kilometers from the German/Dutch coastline of the North Sea. Prior to this campaign, So far, the AERO-SensorCopter had operated only onshore. According to the company, the AERO-SensorCopter, […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has commissioned 147 out of the 174 7MW wind turbines on the Hornsea Project One, reaching 1GW of operational capacity at the world’s largest wind farm. The wind turbines are being installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern and A2Sea’s Sea Challenger. The […]

  • 29 August 2019
    R&D

    German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is looking for an operator for the FINO 1 research platform in the German North Sea. BMWi is extending the operational life of the FINO1 platform until 31 July 2023, with an optional one-year extension. The future operator must ensure the continuous and trouble-free operation as well […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Diamond Transmission Partners Galloper (Holding) Limited by Diamond Transmission Corporation Limited (DTC) and InfraRed Capital Partners Limited (IRCP), all of the UK. Diamond Transmission Partners Galloper is the holding company of the offshore transmission owner (OFTO) for the Galloper […]