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  • 15 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has issued a tender for subsea works on the cable protection systems (CPS) and bolt exchanges at diffusor plates at the Trianel Windpark Borkum project in Germany. The selected company will be in charge of installing 20 preventive CPS retrofits, four corrective CPS retrofits, as well as bolt exchange at six steel […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is selling its 35 per cent stake in the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and funds managed by Equitix Investment Management Limited. TRIG has exchanged contracts with CIP to acquire an equity interest of 17.5 per cent in the project. Funds managed by Equitix […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched the Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI). Through a partnership between SUNY’s Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University, the USD 20 million investment will advance offshore wind training programs and the educational infrastructure needed to […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected the partnership of Equinor and BP as the winner of the state’s second offshore wind solicitation. Under the award, Equinor and incoming strategic partner BP will develop the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 and the 1,230 MW Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects. […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas plans to lay off around 220 people in the process of integrating its offshore and onshore wind organisations. Vestas has recently acquired MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, and following the closing of the agreement with MHI, the company has begun the integration of Vestas and MHI Vestas into one organisation that […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has pre-qualified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for the Thor offshore wind farm. The applicants include Ørsted, Vattenfall, a consortium of Total and Iberdrola, as well as Thor Wind Farm I/S, owned by RWE Wind Holding A/S and RWE Offshore Wind A/S. Other pre-qualified […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s Baltic Power, a member of the ORLEN Group, has signed a grid connection agreement with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne for its offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The ORLEN Group is making preparations for the construction of the offshore wind farm with a capacity of up to 1.2 GW. The wind farm is located […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Seagreen 1A Ltd. is seeking feedback on the onshore and offshore grid connection proposals related to the remaining 36 turbines to be installed at the Seagreen offshore wind project. The company is undertaking pre-application consultation ahead of potentially submitting applications to East Lothian Council and Marine Scotland for the onshore and offshore elements to allow […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Elia Group is set to launch its fifth Open Innovation Challenge which will focus on innovative solutions for offshore wind applications. Elia Group comprises two transmission system operators, Elia in Belgium and 50Hertz in northeast Germany. The Open Innovation Challenge aims to connect the industry to the wider ecosystem of startups and small and medium-sized […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    The UAE-based Lamprell is setting up a new business unit dedicated to the renewable energy sector as part of its wider strategic reorganization. Lamprell stated that this comes as part of the group’s goal to increase its focus on renewables and the energy transition. The Renewables unit will explore opportunities of collaborating with others to increase […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-headquartered engineering and technology consultants, Apollo, has been granted Fit for Offshore Renewables (F4OR) status under the F4OR Programme run by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. Apollo’s Renewable and Offshore Director Nigel Robinson said: “I am delighted with this award, which reflects well on our established track […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered OHT is launching a new office in Denmark as the base for its operational and commercial activity for offshore wind turbine installation. The new office will be located in Vejle and is expected to be ready from 1 May. OHT Renewables DK will be headed by Tony Millward, who previously worked for A2Sea and […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Authorities

    Poland’s Senate has unanimously passed the Offshore Act regulating the development of offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. The bill has now cleared both chambers of the Polish Parliament, the Sejm and the Senate, marking the end of the legislative process in this institution. The bill is expected to be signed into law […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy are joining forces to develop a solution that fully integrates an electrolyzer into an offshore wind turbine as a single synchronized system to directly produce green hydrogen. Siemens Gamesa will adapt its development of SG 14-222 DD – the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine – to integrate an electrolysis […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fraunhofer IWES has conducted a boulder detection and geohazard survey of 50 turbine locations and the associated OSS at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project for Iberdrola. The three-week measurement campaign took place in October and November 2020 using the novel proprietary Manta Ray G1 system developed by Fraunhofer IWES for data recording. The acquired data is […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The parent company of SAL Heavy Lift, Harren & Partner Group, has added the Wind Lift I jack-up vessel to its fleet and launched SAL Renewables, a specialised company that will operate in the offshore wind sector. SAL Renewables is entering the market as a supplier of specialised vessels as well as maintenance and installation […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT has awarded several contracts to helicopter and crew transfer vessel (CTV) operators for operations and maintenance (O&M) works on its offshore grids in Germany and the Netherlands. Heli Service International and WIKING Helikopter Service have been selected to provide helicopter hoisting operations required as part of the maintenance phase of the offshore sections of the […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger has secured a contract to deliver 114 cranes for the transition pieces at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. Palfinger will supply its PF20000-7 LDB fixed boom cranes which have a lifting capacity of 990 kg and a minimum hoisting height of 35 m. The company’s long-term dealer Outreach Offshore will give waterfront […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a contract notice for a qualification system for offshore wind resource and metocean measurement campaigns on sites off the coast of Ireland and the UK. The wind measurement and metocean data will be utilized to enable offshore structures to be designed against both extreme and fatigue loading conditions […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler has mobilized and handed over its jack-up vessel Wind Osprey for the installation of turbines at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. The jack-up is now in Able Seaton Port where load out operations will take place for the duration of the project. According to Cadeler, the vessel was able to […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted expects an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 18 billion (EUR 2.42 billion) for 2020, which is above the latest guidance of DKK 16-17 billion. The increase in earnings is primarily of a temporary nature, Ørsted said. However, the company has also seen strong operational performance throughout the group in […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is on her way to install the first wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The vessel departed Port of Nigg loaded with the first sets of the MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines on Tuesday, 12 January, AIS data shows. In total, Bold Tern will […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has selected Wind Enterprise, chartered by ZITON, as its main service jack-up vessel for the coming years. Following the tender win, ZITON has lifted the option to buy Wind Enterprise from Vroon, which is expected to be executed soon. The vessel is currently undergoing ten years Class Approval at Fayard shipyard in Denmark […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit, through a joint venture named LD Tide, have signed a crew transfer vessel (CTV) contract with the developer of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, Eolien Maritime France. The CTV is the third such vessel to be operated by LD Tide on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, following an order […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first nine monopiles for the Akita-Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan arrived in Akita on 12 January after being dispatched from Sif’s terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on board SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone vessel in December. The Dutch foundation manufacturer started the production of 33 monopile foundations for the 139 MW Akita-Noshiro project in […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seaway 7 has signed a contract with MENCK for the provision of a hammer for the installation of monopile foundations at the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands. MENCK, part of marine and subsea solutions group Acteon, will provide one of its MHU 3500S hydraulic hammers and spread for the project. […]