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DEME Offshore to Install Giant Monopiles for Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian offshore installation company DEME Offshore has been awarded a substantial contract to deliver foundations for Parkwind's offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.DEME Offshore will be responsible for engineering, procurement…

FPSO Firm BW Offshore Buys Into Floating Wind Tech Company Ideol

Feb 17, 2021

BW Offshore, a company mainly known as the operator of FPSO vessels in the oil and gas industry, is creating what it calls 'a floating offshore wind champion targeting large-scale projects,' following an agreement signed Wednesday to buy into the floating offshore wind tech developer Ideol…

U.S. Could Install Up To 11GW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2035

Feb 11, 2021

The U.S. offshore wind industry is set to flourish in the upcoming years due to planned fixed bottom turbine projects on the east coast, however, a floating wind boom is expected as well, a Danish offshore wind energy intelligence firm said Wednesday…

A New Company Enters the Deep Offshore Wind Market

Feb 05, 2021

Norwegian maritime and offshore energy forces teamed up in January to create Deep Wind Offshore, a new name in offshore wind.Deep Wind Offshore, founded by the Norwegian shipping company Knutsen OAS and one of Norway’s larger utilities Haugaland Kraft/SKL (Sunnhordland Kraftlag)…

Deep Wind Offshore Names Chief Commercial Officer

Feb 01, 2021

Deep Wind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind company formed last month, has appointed Hans Petter Øvrevik as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).Øvrevik has more than 16 years of experience in the offshore industry, including roles in Aker Solutions and Aker Offshore Wind…

UK Floating Wind Farms Could Reach Subsidy-Free Levels in early 2030s, Study Says

Jan 27, 2021

The UK floating offshore wind could reach “subsidy-free” levels by the early 2030s, according to a study completed by the ORE Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE).The study titled: 'The Floating Offshore Wind: Cost…

Aker Offshore Wind, Aker Horizon, Statkraft in Offshore Wind Pact

Jan 27, 2021

Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and its and its majority owner Aker Horizons have entered into a cooperation agreement with Statkraft to explore possibilities for collaboration on offshore wind power projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (“NCS”)…

Rem Offshore's Platform Supply Vessel Hired for Offshore Wind Work

Jan 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore has said its platform supply vessel Rem Trader has been awarded a contract in the offshore wind sector.Rem Offshore said in a social media post on Friday that the vessel - delivered in 2012, and…

All Jackets Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 30, 2020

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has completed the installation of offshore wind turbine jackets for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.The offshore wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Aker Offshore Wind Gets Funding for Study on Floating Wind Farms

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian company Aker Offshore Wind has received funding from Enova for a pre-project that aims to reduce costs and increase maturity in important technical segments of offshore floating wind. Enova is Norway’s innovation fund for environmentally friendly technologies…

Van Oord Takes Stake in Estonian Offshore Wind Farm Developer

Oct 20, 2020

Dutch marine and offshore services contractor Van Oord has become a shareholder in Saare Wind Energy, a company developing the Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia.'The collaboration with Van Oord allows Saare Wind Energy to intensify the development process for this offshore wind farm…

Final Moray East Wind Farm Jackets Loaded in Dubai. Third Substation Installed

Sep 18, 2020

The final batch of jackets that will support offshore wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK was loaded this week at a fabrication yard in Dubai ahead of the sailaway.The news was shared Thursday afternoon (CET) by DEME Offshore…

Express Offshore Solutions Delivers All Pin Piles for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 10, 2020

Singapore's Express Offshore Solutions (EOS), together with their Taiwanese partner Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd (HHC), has completed the transportation of 84 pin piles for the Taiwan Power Company's Changhua offshore wind farm project.EOS…

JERA, J-Power, Equinor in Offshore Wind Pact in Japan

Sep 09, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has entered into a consortium with Japanese power companies JERA and J-Power to jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a bid for offshore wind power projects in Akita Prefecture off Noshiro City, Mitane Town…

Ørsted Hires Solstad Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Farm Work in Taiwan

Sep 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won its second offshore wind contract in Taiwan in less than a month.Following an offshore wind contract award with an unnamed firm in Taiwan for its construction support vessel Normand Baltic…

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