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Maersk Decom Launches Free Offshore Decommissioning Cost Calculator

Apr 20, 2021

Denmark-based Maersk Decom said Tuesday it has designed a free cost calculating tool for benchmarking decommissioning projects in the North Sea.'Maersk Decom’s cost calculator is the first free tool in the industry, enabling stakeholders to…

"Coal has to go," CEO of Poland's PGE Says

Apr 16, 2021

Coal has obviously to be scrapped as a power source, the CEO of the Polish group which owns the EU’s biggest carbon-emitting power plant said on Thursday, underscoring a policy shift in a country until recently wedded to coal to generate electricity…

Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…

Bilfinger Salamis Enters Collaboration with Wind Turbine Blade Repair Firm GEV

Apr 13, 2021

Energy industry operations, maintenance and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has formed a strategic partnership with Hull-based blade repair and maintenance specialists GEV Wind Power (GEV), bolstering its position in the renewables market…

Wind Turbine Blade Services Providers GEV and WPL Merge

Apr 12, 2021

U.K. headquartered wind turbine blade repair and maintenance provider GEV Wind Power has merged with Wind Power Lab (WPL), a Danish firm providing intelligent technology based blade solutions to wind park operators.GEV provides field blade repair…

Fugro, MMT Tapped for Seabed Mapping Work at Danish Wind Energy Hub in North Sea

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro and Sweden's MMT have won contracts with the Danish grid operator Energinet, to carry out seabed surveys for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.The contracts follow an announcement by the Danish…

Halfway There: Jan De Nul Installs 36th Offshore Wind Turbine at Kriegers Flak

Apr 08, 2021

Luxembourg-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul, tasked with installing wind turbines at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark, said Thursday it had reached the midpoint of the campaign with 36 of 72 wind turbines installed…

Global Offshore Completes Cable Installation at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Wind Farm

Apr 06, 2021

Global Offshore, an offshore trenching and cable installation specialist, has completed a cable installation campaign at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, off Denmark.The first phase of work, finished last year…

Winds of Change: How Enel and Iberdrola Powered Up for the Energy Transition

Apr 06, 2021

Europe's biggest utilities Enel and Iberdrola saw the clean energy transition coming decades ago when others baulked at the high cost of producing energy from the sun and wind and instead stuck with coal and oil.Thanks to early decisions to buy power grids and build renewable plants…

Siemens Gamesa Receives First Firm Order for Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Mar 31, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received its first firm order for its giant 14MW offshore wind turbine.The order, from RWE, is for the supply of 100 units of its 14MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine…

Ørsted Plans Offshore Wind Farm, Hydrogen Plant at North Sea Port

Mar 31, 2021

Denmark's Ørsted plans to develop an offshore wind farm and adjacent hydrogen plant at the North Sea Port straddling the Dutch-Belgian border, the company said on Wednesday.The wind farm would have capacity to produce 2 gigawatts of electricity and would power the 1-gigawatt hydrogen plant…

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

Mar 29, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday unveiled a goal to expand the nation’s fledgling offshore wind energy industry in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, accelerating permits, and boosting public financing for projects.The…

Maersk Drilling to Reactivate Jack-up Rig to Support Aker BP's Valhall Field Work

Mar 29, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won a contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Reacher.Aker BP will use the Maersk Reacher to assist with well intervention, stimulation…

Total Hires Jacktel for Accommodation Support at Tyra Project, Offshore Denmark

Mar 26, 2021

Jacktel, a subsidiary of Macro Offshore, has won a contract with Total for the supply of its accommodation jack-up Haven at the Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark.The contract has a duration of 20 months and starts in the third quarter of 2021…

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