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Floating Offshore Wind Could Create 52,000 Jobs in Norway in 2050, Report Says

May 30, 2022

Floating offshore wind can be one of Norway's most important job creators in 2050, a new report from Menon Economics has shown.According to the report's findings, as shared by Norwegian Offshore Wind, the industry around floating offshore wind could create over 52…

Saipem, Havfram in Offshore Wind Partnership

May 30, 2022

Italian energy services company Saipem, Norwegian subsea services firm Havfram, and HVAS Invest Kappa AS (a company controlled by HitecVision) have signed a non-binding agreement to evaluate a potential collaboration in the development and construction of offshore wind farms…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Sale Off California Coast

May 26, 2022

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed auctioning five areas off the coast of California for offshore wind development, a critical milestone in expanding the nascent U.S. industry to Pacific waters.It is the latest in a government effort to put wind turbines along every U…

RWE's Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Moves to Next Phase

May 26, 2022

RWE Renewables has informed that Awel y Môr offshore wind farm, which could provide power for up to 500,000  homes, has passed a key milestone after proposals were submitted to, and accepted for consideration by the UK Planning Inspectorate…

Equinor Plans Investment Decision on S. Korea Floating Offshore Wind Farm in 2024

May 26, 2022

Norway's Equinor plans to make a final investment decision on what would be its first offshore wind farm in South Korea as early as 2024, and is now considering a third, larger project in the country, the head of its local unit said.'We are…

Tekmar to Deliver Cable Protection Systems for U.S. Wind Farm

May 26, 2022

Tekmar Group said Wednesday it had won a significant new contract to provide an integrated engineering solution, including Cable Protection Systems ('CPS'), for an offshore wind farm project in the U.S.The contract is expected to be delivered in 2023…

Danish Fund Buys into Norwegian Offshore Wind Support Vessel Firm

May 25, 2022

Danish investment fund Navigare Capital Partners will become a shareholder in Norwind Offshore, an offshore wind-focused vessel company established in Norway in 2021.Navigare Capital Partners specializes in investments in maritime assets. 'The…

Kongsberg's $30M Tech Package for Cadeler's F-Class Foundation Installation Vessel

May 25, 2022

Norwegian marine equipment and technology firm Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract worth around EUR 28 million (~$29,9 million) with Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore to deliver a technology package for an F-Class, Foundation…

Seajacks' New WTIVs Named After Mythological Sea Creatures

May 24, 2022

UK-based offshore wind turbine installation firm Seajacks, owned by Eneti, has revealed the names of the two next-gen offshore wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV) ordered last year by Eneti.The two new NG-160000X vessels will be known as Nessie and Siren…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

Fugro Deploys Mobile Rig for U.S. Offshore Wind Site Work

May 24, 2022

Dutch marine survey services firm Fugro is back on the water for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind off the U.S. east coast, conducting a third year of integrated site characterisation services for the New Jersey-based offshore wind farm developer…

Aibel's Yard in Thailand Wraps Work on Dogger Bank A Topside

May 23, 2022

Norwegian engineering and construction firm Aibel's yard in Thailand has completed the construction of the Dogger Bank A wind farm substation topside, in what is the first ever HVDC converter platform exported from Thailand.Loaded on a BigLift heavy transportation vessel…

BW Ideol Inks Deal with EDF, Maple Power for Floating Wind Project in Mediterranean

May 23, 2022

BW Ideol, a company that builds foundations for floating wind farms, has signed an agreement with the EDF Renouvelables and Maple Power consortium to cooperate on the design of floating foundations for the AO6 floating offshore wind tender in the French section of the Mediterranean Sea…

Siemens Energy Launches $4.3B bid for Remaining Stake in Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

May 23, 2022

Siemens Energy on Saturday launched a 4.05 billion euro ($4.28 billion) bid for minority holdings in struggling wind turbine unit Siemens Gamesa, hoping to remove a complex ownership structure that has weighed on its shares.The bid at 18.05 euros per share constitutes a premium of 27…

UK Picks Offshore Wind Champion. Opens $200M Floating Wind Fund for Expressions of Interest

May 20, 2022

The UK government on Friday appointed Tim Pick as the UK's first Offshore Wind Champion, as a £160 million (around $199,6 million) floating offshore wind fund opens for expressions of interest.'Ambitious plans to expand offshore wind around…

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