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Copenhagen Offshore Partners Names Co-CEOs to Lead Philippines Operations

Jan 15, 2024

Offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) announced Rune Damgaard and Jesper Krarup Holst will serve as Co-CEOs of the group’s operations in the Philippines, including development of three offshore wind sites totalling 2 GW…

Penguin Delivers CTV Pair to Northern Offshore Services

Jan 12, 2024

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) announced it has taken delivery of two new crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Penguin Shipyard in Singapore.The R-Class sister vessels, Runner and Responder, were officially handed over in 2023 and are now ready for operation in Europe…

Enbridge Steering Clear of US Offshore Wind

Jan 11, 2024

Canadian pipeline company Enbridge is keen on further offshore wind investments in France, but will avoid the United States, where cost and supply chain problems have contributed to offshore projects collapsing, a senior executive said.Rising costs have led to canceled projects in the U…

Rebuilding the Foundations of US Offshore Wind

Jan 11, 2024

As we enter a New Year, the memories of the shocks to the foundations to the U.S. offshore wind segment remain fresh. In short, supply chain inflation and capacity/availability, interest rate increases, and tax credit monetization have been…

Shoreline Wind Appoints Pearson as CEO

Jan 11, 2024

Shoreline Wind, developer of intelligent SaaS solutions for powering wind energy, announced the appointment of Andrew Pearson as its new chief executive officer.Prior to joining Shoreline Wind, Pearson held CEO roles at range of growth SaaS companies…

Vineyard Wind Supplies First Power to Grid

Jan 03, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid said on Wednesday their joint venture Vineyard Wind began generating power for the first time, supplying five megawatts (MW) to the New England grid.The project is expected to have five turbines operating at full capacity in early 2024…

Equinor, BP Cancel Contract to Sell Offshore Wind Power to New York

Jan 03, 2024

European energy firms Equinor and BP  terminated their agreement to sell power to New York state from their proposed Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farm, citing rising inflation, higher borrowing costs, and supply chain issues.'This agreement reflects…

US Offshore Wind Poised for 2024 Success After Turbulent 2023

Dec 26, 2023

The U.S. offshore wind industry is eying a brighter 2024, with work expected to start on several projects following a year marked by stalled developments and billions of dollars in write-offs.The offshore wind industry is expected to play a major role in helping several states and U…

RWE Buys UK Offshore Wind Assets from Vattenfall for $1.2 Billion

Dec 21, 2023

German utility RWE on Thursday said it would acquire three offshore wind projects off the English coast from Sweden's Vattenfall in a deal that values the assets at 963 million pounds ($1.2 billion).The UK Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone portfolio consists of three 1…

Orsted to Proceed with Mega Hornsea 3 Project

Dec 20, 2023

Orsted said on Wednesday it had made a final investment decision on the Hornsea 3 project off Britain's coast, indicating it will proceed with what will become the world's largest offshore wind farm.The project, which will have capacity to power more than 3…

Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Starts Operating

Dec 20, 2023

The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, built by CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has started operating in the Dutch North Sea.The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, located 18.5 kilometers off the coast, became operational on December 20…

Asso.subsea Installs Inter-Array Cables at Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 15, 2023

Asso.subsea announced it has completed the Inter-array cable installation and protection operations for the 500 megawatt (MW) Fécamp Offshore Wind Project offshore France.Asso.subsea was contracted by Prysmian Group to execute the seabed preparation…

Aker Capital Takes Larger Stake in Solstad Offshore

Dec 14, 2023

Aker Capital AS has acquired 8,240,000 shares in Solstad Offshore ASA, at an average price of NOK 48.45 per share.Following the transaction, Aker Capital holds 27,089,493 shares in the company, corresponding to an ownership interest of approximately 32…

Halogen Delivers Chlorine Analyzers for Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 13, 2023

Chlorine sensors manufacturer Halogen Systems announced it recently shipped its first batch of chlorine analyzers to be installed in offshore wind farms. The sensors, designed to measure the residual chlorine levels in seawater cooling systems…

CSOV IWS Skywalker Delivered

Dec 13, 2023

Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) announced its IWS Fleet subsidiary has taken delivery of the new commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) IWS Skywalker from shipbuilder China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI).After transit to Europe…

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