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VIDEO: Spanish Firm X1 Wind Installs Floating Wind Platform in Canary Islands

Oct 28, 2022

Barcelona-based floating wind technology developer X1 Wind said Friday its floating platform had been successfully installed at the PLOCAN test site in the Canary Islands.'As summer trade-winds abated, a suitable weather window allowed X1 Wind…

VIDEO: Rem Offshore's CSOV Hull Arrives at Vard's Norway Yard for Final Touches

Oct 27, 2022

Shipbuilder VARD said Thursday that its first hull for a Commissioning Service Operations Vessel (CSOV) arrived at Vard Søviknes in Norway. The hull of the vessel, which will be used to support offshore wind operations, was launched at Vard…

PHOTO: First Jacket Installed at Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Site

Oct 26, 2022

The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, 15.5km off the east coast of Scotland.Following the arrival of the first ten steel jackets on site, Saipem, through its subcontractor Heerema…

Elenergy Selects DNV as Owner's Engineer for S. Korea's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 26, 2022

Elenergy Co Ltd, a Korean renewable energy development firm, has hired DNV as the owner's engineer for its 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project.The Chujin offshore wind farm will be the largest commercial-scale offshore wind farm in South Korea…

Edda Wind Takes Delivery of Hydrogen-ready SOV 'Edda Brint'

Oct 25, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind service vessel firm Edda Wind has taken delivery of Edda Brint service operation vessel from Spain's Astilleros Balenciaga. The vessel is the second vessel delivered as part of a seven-vessel newbuilding program.The new…

Scotland: MPS to Provide Floating Platform for Simply Blue's Planned 100MW Wind Farm

Oct 25, 2022

Renewable energy technology company Marine Power Systems has partnered up with floating wind farm developer Simply Blue Group to develop a project proposal for the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round run by Crown Estate Scotland…

Rovco to Install Rock Bags at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 25, 2022

Rovco, a provider of subsea robotic and hydrographic survey services, will deliver and install offshore rock bags at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the Outer Thames Estuary, offshore the UK.The project scope includes installing rock bags…

Ørsted, CIP to Develop 5.2GW of Offshore Wind in Denmark

Oct 25, 2022

Denmark's Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have teamed up to develop 5.2 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in Denmark, corresponding to more than double the country's current installed capacity, the two companies said on Tuesday…

Ocean Winds' Offshore Wind Project in Poland Gets Environmental Decision

Oct 24, 2022

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Portugal's main utility EDP and French company Engie, said Monday that its BC-Wind project in the Polish section of the Baltic Sea had received the “Environmental Decision,” meaning that the project successfully…

PPL, Elia Pen MoU for New England Offshore Wind Grid Integration

Oct 24, 2022

PPL Corporation and Elia Group, through its subsidiary WindGrid, on Monday announced a deal to develop and propose innovative transmission solutions to reliably and efficiently integrate future offshore wind capacity to the onshore grid in New England…

DEME Offshore, LS Cable & System Secure Work at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Wind Farm

Oct 21, 2022

Belgium-based offshore construction company DEME Offshore has been awarded the export cable contract for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Wind Farm in a consortium with LS Cable & System. The consortium has also been selected as the preferred bidder…

Test Results Are In: Gazelle's Floating Wind Platform Design Principles Confirmed

Oct 20, 2022

Gazelle Wind Power, the developer of a hybrid modular floating offshore wind platform, said Thursday it had received the results of its basin model tests at the Environmental Hydraulics Institute-University of Cantabria (IHCantabria) facilities in Spain…

Mooring & Anchors: InterMoor Wins Floating Wind Gig in Asia

Oct 20, 2022

InterMoor said Thursday it had secured the engineering design scope and the transportation and installation study for two upcoming offshore floating wind farms offshore Asia. The company, a brand in Acteon’s Engineering, Moorings and Foundations Division…

Offshore Wind Research Project Aims to Deploy Monopiles in Deeper Waters

Oct 20, 2022

A new research project, launched this week today, aims to extend the use of offshore wind monopile foundations, to support larger turbines in deeper waters, global climate consultancy the Carbon Trust has informed.'Monopiles are the cheapest and most widespread offshore wind turbine foundation…

DNV, JIP Partners Enter Phase 2 To Develop Best Practices For Safe Offshore Wind Installation

Oct 20, 2022

DNV and its partners on Thursday confirmed the completion of Phase 1 of a joint industry project (JIP) on Bottom Impact and Partially Submerged Conditions, which has resulted in a new framework for optimizing the installation process of offshore wind turbines…

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