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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…

EU Leaders to Approve Plan to Quit Russian Gas

May 20, 2022

Leaders from European Union countries are set to endorse the bloc's plan to wean itself off Russian energy and spend the bloc's COVID-19 recovery fund to do this, according to draft conclusions for a leaders' summit later this month.The European…

Proposal Placed for 975MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Sardinia, Italy

May 20, 2022

Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have proposed to build a 975MW floating offshore wind farm off the northeastern coast of Sardinia, Italy. The wind farm's name would be Tibula Energia.Before starting the Ministerial authorization process…

Construction Permit Granted for 640 MW Swedish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

May 19, 2022

Swedish Government has granted a construction permit of an offshore wind farm at Swedish Kriegers Flak, Vattenfall has informed.According to the company, Kriegers Flak in the south of the Baltic sea is one of Vattenfall’s Swedish offshore wind projects that has come the furthest in its development…

Offshore Wind: CIP, AIM Plan to Build Artificial Energy Island in German North Sea

May 19, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Allianz Investment Management (AIM) said Thursday they would jointly conduct a feasibility study for an artificial energy island in the German North Sea. The island is planned to be connected to large…

Petrobras Studying Offshore Wind for the Long Run, CEO Says

May 19, 2022

The chief executive of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the long run.Speaking at an event about carbon markets, Coelho…

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