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Demand Grows for OSVs in the Offshore Floating Production and Storage Energy Sector

Jun 13, 2022

Over the last year we have seen an upswing in floating production and storage systems ordering after many years of low activity. According to our colleagues at World Energy Reports, “The global oil and natural gas markets are contending with rebounding energy demand on top of supply disruptions from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As a result, activity and business sentiment in the floating production sector has seldom been stronger…

Hexicon's TwinHub Wins First First-ever Dedicated CfD for Floating Wind in UK

Jul 07, 2022

Hexicon AB’s TwinHub floating wind project in the Celtic Sea was successful in the latest UK Government's Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round (AR4). Hexicon has been awarded a CfD for its 32MW floating wind project at a strike price of £87…

RWE, Bourbon to Jointly Bid for French Floating Wind Projects

Jun 27, 2022

Renewable energy company RWE Renewables France and offshore vessel services provider Bourbon Subsea Services have agreed to jointly bid for the Mediterranean floating offshore wind auction.The two companies have applied to be selected as eligible bidder for the A06 tender…

Floating Offshore Wind: Equinor, Technip Energies to Collaborate on Floating Wind Substructures

Jun 16, 2022

A collaboration between Equinor and Technip Energies on Floating Wind Substructures was announced during the Seanergy conference in Normandie, France.The collaboration is intent on building on the two companies’ joint ambition of driving the industrialization of floating offshore wind…

VIDEO: First Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Turbine Reaches Offshore Site

Jun 06, 2022

Norwegian energy giant Equinor said Monday that the first of 11 floating wind turbines that will make up its Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea, had reached the offshore location.As Offshore Engineer reported last week…

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

May 17, 2022

SeaTech Solutions International and Seawind Ocean Technology Holding have partnered up to develop semi-submersible floating platforms customized for Seawind’s construction and assembly requirements for its integrated floating offshore wind turbines…

Austrian Consultancy VCE to Support Gazelle's Floating Wind Pilot in Canary Islands

Apr 27, 2022

Irish floating wind platform developer Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Austrian consulting firm Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH (VCE) to support its 2MW floating wind pilot project in the Canary Islands…

Japan: Construction of 16.8MW Goto Floating Wind Farm to Start in September

Apr 27, 2022

Construction of the 16.8 megawatt Goto floating wind farm in Japan is expected to start in September 2022, with the commercial operations scheduler to begin in January 2024.A a sole bidder, the Japanese Goto Floating Wind Farm consortium, in June 2021…

VIDEO: Heerema's New Installation Method Promises to Reduce Floating Wind Costs

Apr 21, 2022

Dutch offshore installation giant Heerema Marine Contractors has said it has developed a new method for the installation of offshore floating wind structures that doesn't require wet-tow and removes the need for marshaling yards.The company said that…

Equinor, Naturgy Partner Up for Floating Wind Projects in Spain

Apr 06, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has partnered up with Naturgy, with the two firms entering a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands.The Spanish government plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030…

Ørsted, Repsol Eye Floating Wind Turbine Deployment Offshore Spain

Apr 05, 2022

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted and Spanish oil company Repsol have partnered up to explore joint deployment of floating wind turbines offshore Spain.'After several years of concept development and small-scale testing, floating offshore wind is now on the brink of commercialization…

Ocean Winds Orders Vestas Turbines for Floating Wind Pilot in France

Mar 31, 2022

Madrid-based Ocean Winds, a joint venture between EDPR and ENGIE, has ordered three Vestas wind turbines for its 30 MW Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating offshore wind pilot project it holds in partnership with the Banque des Territoires in France…

Hexicon's Celtic Sea Floating Wind Project Gets Marine License

Jan 14, 2022

Swedish floating wind tech firm Hexicon said Friday its Twin Hub stepping stone project had been awarded a marine license for the installation of an offshore floating wind demonstrator in the Celtic Sea.'Twin Hub floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea has now been awarded a marine licence…

BW Ideol, Jera, ADEME Pen Investment Deal for Floating Wind Projects

Jan 05, 2022

BW Ideol, a company specializing in floating offshore wind solutions has signed an investment agreement with Japan's JERA, and France's ADEME Investissement to create an investment company for financing the co-development of offshore wind projects…

Maersk Supply Service to Install Gazelle's Floating Wind Platform in Canary Islands

Dec 15, 2021

Ireland-based floating wind platform company Gazelle Wind Power has partnered up with the Danish offshore support vessel owner Maersk Supply Service to support the development of a 2 MW floating wind pilot plant in the Canary Islands.The project…

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