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More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

5 hours ago

More than two dozen crew on an engineering [reportedly an offshore wind] vessel [Fujing 001] with 30 people on board were missing after it snapped in two in waters off Hong Kong as tropical storm Chaba passed through, authorities said.Three crew members were rescued, and search and rescue operations were continuing for others about 300 km (200 miles) southwest of the city, the Hong Kong Government Flying Service said…

Cutting Emissions: Vestas Testing Use of Hydrogen-powered Crew Transfer Vessel

5 hours ago

Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is partnering up with Windcat Workboats to launch a pilot program to explore how 'the world’s first' hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from its offshore service operations…

Cadeler Secures $192,3M Loan to Fund New Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 01, 2022

Offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler has entered into a Senior Secured Green Revolving Credit Facility (“RCF”) of a 3-year term loan of EUR 185 million (around $192,3 million). Together with the company’s cash and cash equivalents,…

Canada Eyes Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia

Jul 01, 2022

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has started the planning phase for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. The goal of the regional assessment is to help inform future project…

U.S. to Add 6 GW of Offshore Wind Capacity Through 2029 -EIA

Jul 01, 2022

Power plant developers and operators plan to install more than 6 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity at sites mostly along the U.S. eastern seaboard over the next seven years, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a report on Thursday…

Boskalis to Install Substations, Monopiles for Ørsted, Eversource U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

Jun 30, 2022

Ørsted and Eversource, two companies that have partnered up to buiild offshore wind farms in the U.S. said Thursday they'd signed contracts with Boskalis to support the construction of their offshore wind project in the U.S.The work with Boskalis…

Vårgrønn to Acquire Eni's Stake in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 30, 2022

Eni's Plenitude and HitecVision on Thursday announced an agreement to expand their Norwegian renewable energy company, Vårgrønn, which they established in 2020. Under the the agreement, Vårgrønn will acquire Plenitude’s 20% interest in the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project in the UK…

Deep Wind Offshore, East West Power to Collaborate on Offshore Wind Projects in S. Korea

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind company Deep Wind Offshore has signed an agreement with South Korea's East West Power, to collaborate on projects totalling more than 4GW of floating and bottom fixed offshore wind in South Korea.    'We are extremely excited to collaborate with EWP on these projects…

Seajacks to Assist with Hook-up and Commissioning of Dogger Bank Substations

Jun 30, 2022

Offshore installation contractor Seajacks said Wednesday it had signed three new contracts for work on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm in the UK.Dogger Bank will use one of the Seajacks self-propelled NG2500X class jack-up vessels to accommodate…

Despite Record Growth in 2021, Offshore Wind Industry Falling Short of Net-zero Goals

Jun 30, 2022

The global offshore wind industry had a record year in 2021 in terms of new capacity but is still projected to fall short of the International Energy Agency's net zero goals by 2030, a Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report said on Wednesday…

KFO Fishermen to Have a Say in Irish Floating Wind Project. IFSA Chair Blasts the Deal

Jun 29, 2022

An interesting agreement has been signed in Ireland under which a local fishermen organizatino KFO will have a say in the development of an offshore wind project development in Ireland, dubbed one of the top five emerging markets for offshore wind…

RWE, Tata Steel In Collaboration for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Projects

Jun 29, 2022

Wales’ largest electricity producer RWE has entered a partnership with steel maker Tata Steel to explore the production of steel components that could be used in gigawatt-scale floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.'The co-operation…

PHOTOS: First Dogger Bank Offshore Substation Reaches Norway

Jun 29, 2022

Following a long journey from Thailand, an offshore substation built for the massive Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the United Kingdom arrived at Aibel's yard in Haugesund on Saturday, aboard BigLift Shipping's heavy transportation vessel BigLift Baffin…

Octopus Energy Generation Buys Borssele V Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 29, 2022

A consortium of sellers, including Van Oord, has sold its shares in the Borssele V innovation offshore wind farm to Octopus Energy Generation, one of the largest renewable energy investors in Europe. Designated an innovation site, the Borssele…

VIDEO: Ørsted, DSV Test Cargo Drone Use in Offshore Wind Operations

Jun 29, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and logistics firm DSV are partnering up to test the use of cargo drones on offshore wind farms, with the aim to bring the spare parts warehouse closer to the service technicians.Ørsted said: 'Offshore wind farms are usually located far from shore…

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