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  • 23 October 2020
    Vessels

    SMST will deliver its next-generation gangway system for Groene Wind, DEME’s first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance. The gangway, the so-called Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series (TAB-L), is currently under construction and will be installed on the vessel at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey later this year. Groene Wind features a Small […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    RWE Renewables has placed an order with a UK company Cognitive.Business for a machine learning tool that will improve vessel-to-turbine transfers at operational offshore wind farms. The tool, called WAVES (Wind Accessibility Verification for Enhanced Safety), enables highly accurate, localised assessment of safe conditions for transfers from vessels to wind turbines and is said to […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK do not feature the usual setup including boat landing structures and ladders, as its developer Ørsted purchased a novel lifting system. The 1.4 GW project is the first-ever offshore wind farm to deploy the Get Up Safe (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system from […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Codling Wind Park Ltd has issued a contract notice for a geophysical survey across the main site and along the export cable routes of the Codling Wind park offshore Ireland. The Codling Wind Park is located off Codling Bank, 13 kilometres from the east coast of Ireland between Greystones and Wicklow, in water depths between […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    National Grid and Ørsted have begun mobilizing teams that will work on replacing limited segments of the Block Island wind farm and sea2shore transmission cables to achieve greater burial depths. Construction-related activities will be ongoing throughout the fall and winter, with an anticipated completion date by the end of May 2021. The effort includes replacing […]

  • 5 October 2020

    By Joost den Herder, Business Unit Manager Europe at ArcelorMittal Energy Projects J-tubes support and protect cables between the bottom of the sea and the top part of the offshore wind foundation, where they are connected to the substation or the offshore wind turbine. J-tubes provide the necessary protection of the cables and are an […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the offshore substation at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK has been installed. The installation of the 4,800-tonne jacket marks the start of the project’s offshore construction. Six weeks ago, 10,000 tonnes of steel framework for the pin piles, reactor compensation and offshore substation jackets sailed from Batam, Indonesia, towards […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Cork-based shipping company, Irish Mainport Holdings, has entered into the offshore wind sector by buying a share in the compatriot offshore services company, Alpha Marine. Irish Mainport Holdings has also bought a 50-metre survey and research ship, the Mainport Geo, to service the offshore wind industry. The 2015-built DP2 Mainport Geo is powered by […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Green Rebel Marine has acquired Crosshaven Boatyard in County Cork, which will be used to service planned offshore wind projects in Ireland. The nine-acre site, which will continue its normal operations as a boatyard, will serve as a base for the new operation to survey, equip and service a network of planned wind farms. Green […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has started installing the export cables which will connect the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm to the Dutch grid, TenneT said. For the first ten kilometres of the cable route at sea, the four export cables will have to be buried more than 5,5 metres into the seabed in order […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    SeAH has signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Able UK to use the Able Marine Energy Park development to establish a monopile production facility on the South Bank of the Humber. The South Korean steel tube manufacturer’s facility could potentially create around 400 jobs. Currently, there are no monopile production facilities in the UK. […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Codling Wind Park Ltd has issued a contract notice for an offshore geotechnical survey across the Codling wind farm and the export cable route off the east coast of Ireland. The survey will include geotechnical boreholes with samplings and in-situ testings, seabed CPTs, seismic seabed CPTs, grab sampling, and vibrocores. The tender will remain open […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Lithuania’s state-controlled energy holding company Ignitis Group has selected Ocean Winds as a strategic partner for the development of offshore wind farm projects. Ocean Winds, an offshore wind joint venture between Engie and EDPR, and Ignitis Group aim to jointly participate in the first auction for offshore wind in Lithuania which is expected in 2023. […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    New Jersey has opened the application window for this US State’s second solicitation of offshore wind capacity. This second solicitation seeks to award between 1,200 MW and 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy, potentially tripling the State’s committed capacity from 1,100 MW to 3,500 MW. The application window opened on 10 September and will close […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has appointed Mads Nipper as its next CEO and Group President, succeeding Henrik Poulsen. Nipper, who currently holds the position of CEO and Group President at Grundfos, will take over the role as of 1 January 2021. The appointment follows the decision by Henrik Poulsen, announced in June, to resign his position and step […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Red Rock has received an order to supply three knuckle telescopic offshore cranes for Jan De Nul’s floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés. Les Alizés is specifically designed for loading, transporting, lifting, and installing offshore wind turbine foundations. Currently under construction at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China, Les Alizés will be capable of building […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Development of an indigenous green hydrogen industry could generate GBP 320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, a new report finds. The Offshore Wind and Hydrogen: Solving the Integration Challenge Report was released by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The […]

  • 26 August 2020
    R&D

    China, the UK, and the U.S. will be the main contributors to the new offshore wind capacity added globally by 2030, with China’s new offshore wind farms to account for 25 per cent of the globally installed capacity. “China is poised to dominate due to its conducive policy initiatives and presence of national or provincial […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JDR Cable Systems has secured a contract to provide the termination and testing of 100 inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables at the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract signed with Boskalis, JDR will perform procedures for the stripping of the armor protection, fitment of the permanent hang-offs, routing, cleating, electrical and fiber termination, including […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    SEA-KIT’s 12-metre Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV), for which the company recently received an order from Fugro, has completed a 22-day demonstration project, carrying out remote surveys on Europe’s continental margin in the Atlantic. “The project’s overall aim was to demonstrate the capabilities of current technologies to survey unexplored or inadequately surveyed ocean frontiers and we […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has signed a contract with Dogger Bank Wind Farm to provide the inter-array cables for Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B offshore UK. Under the EPCI contract, DEME will in total supply, install and protect 650km of 66kV inter-array cables and all related accessories. Production will start in 2021 and the company’s […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alternative investment manager Apollo has made a structured investment in the US-based offshore wind developer – US Wind Inc. Certain funds managed by Apollo Global Management’s affiliates have committed to invest, through convertible debt and equity, up to USD 265 million to acquire an equity stake in US Wind and fund development and construction costs […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The CrossWind consortium of Shell and Eneco has awarded Fugro with a contract to deliver geotechnical site investigation solutions for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm. The site investigation solutions will comprise an unexploded ordnance (UXO) site clearance survey followed by a seabed cone penetration test (CPT) investigation. After clearing the sites with the […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has signed a contract with Jan De Nul Group for the transport and installation of GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. The installation of the 12 MW units at the site some 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast will start in 2023. Turbine transport […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Environment, R&D

    The Scottish government will over the summer release five reports aimed at further informing the relation between seabird population and offshore wind projects. The goal is to inform new guidance on seabird population analysis and map how sensitive certain populations can be to potential offshore wind locations. Two of the reports have already been released, […]