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U.S. BOEM Seeks Public Comments for Eight Wind Energy Areas Off Central Atlantic Coast

Nov 17, 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Wednesday announced eight draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore the U.S. central Atlantic coast for public review and comment. The draft offshore wind areas cover approximately 1.7 million acres offshore North Carolina…

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Bolsters Senior Management Team

Nov 17, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation company Cadeler has bolstered its senior management team with three appointments, who will help the company grow and prepare it for busy times ahead. The new members include Pernille Korsager who joined the company in May 2022 as the company’s General Counsel (GC)…

Commonwealth Wind Moves Forward with Mass. Offshore Wind Deal

Nov 16, 2022

Commonwealth Wind said late Monday it will move forward with a submitted but not yet approved power purchase agreement with Massachusetts electric companies and its 1,232-megawatt offshore wind project.Commonwealth made its announcement after…

Equinor Selects COWI as Owner’s Engineer at South Korean Floating Wind Project

Nov 16, 2022

The Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has awarded international engineering firm COWI a contract to serve as “Owner’s Engineer” for the Firefly floating wind project offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The Firefly project is located 70 km off…

Offshore Wind: Fugro Wins Geotechnical Survey Gig in Denmark

Nov 16, 2022

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has secured a contract with the Danish grid operator Energinet for geotechnical site investigations for the North Sea I offshore wind development.The Danish government plans to expand offshore wind capacity by 4GW by 2030…

Offshore Wind: Huisman Nets Its First Monopile Gripper Contract in Japan

Nov 15, 2022

Dutch engineering firm Huisman has won a contract by TOA Corporation and Obayashi in Japan for the delivery of an offshore wind monopile gripper. 'The gripper allows TOA and Obayashi to upend and install monopiles without using a separate upending bucket…

GMS Secures 6-year Deal in Offshore Wind Space

Nov 15, 2022

GMS, a UAE-based owner of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industry, said Tuesday it had received notification of the award of a new 6-year contract for one of its large class vessels in Europe. 'The contract…

Strategic Marine to Build Three Chartwell Marine-designed Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilding company Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine.The Brevity-class 27-meter catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range…

'World's Largest': First Power Produced from Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Nov 14, 2022

First power was produced from the first turbine at Equinor's floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the Norwegian part fo the North Sea. The milestone was achieved at 12:55 CET on November 13. The power was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea…

U.S. Firm to Build 34MW Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil Platform in China

Nov 11, 2022

U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips and China's CNOOC have recently announced the start of the Penglai offshore wind farm pilot project, aimed at harnessing wind power to supply power to the Penglai oil field. This is China’s largest offshore oil…

RWE Wins Tender for 760MW Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 11, 2022

German energy company RWE on Thursday said it had won the right to build an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 760 megawatt (MW) in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The wind farm - [Hollandse Kust West (HKW) VII] - will be built by a Dutch…

Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Misses Full-year Target

Nov 10, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said on Thursday it missed its full-year target as revenue declined, mostly due to delays in project execution and supply chain disruptions hampering production of wind turbine generators. The company said its core earnings margin during the year that ended on Sept…

Australia Poised for Offshore Wind Boom, But Marine Life Risks Remain Poorly Regulated

Nov 09, 2022

The strong winds blowing over Australia’s rugged coastlines will soon power many of [Australia's] homes, as offshore wind farms are poised to begin construction. But a new research highlights the need to ensure any potential risks to marine life is properly mitigated…

Ocean Winds Taps Seaway 7, JDR for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Nov 09, 2022

Ocean Winds, which is building the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed contracts with JDR Cables and Seaway 7 for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables.The subseacables will connect the wind turbines back to the…

OWGP Launches Offshore Wind Innovation Grant for UK Firms

Nov 09, 2022

The UK-based Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a new Innovation Grant funding competition targeted at two offshore wind industry innovation priorities: Decarbonising the sector and Improving reliability.Sponsored by Equinor…

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