Offshore Wind News

Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

2 hours ago

Oil major Chevron has, via its Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), entered the offshore wind arena through investment in Ocergy, a company developing floating offshore wind turbine foundation technology and environmental monitoring buoy.Ocergy…

Norwegian Seismic Firm SeaBird Exploration Bags First Offshore Wind Gig

4 hours ago

Norwegian company SeaBird Exploration, known for its seismic survey services in the offshore oil and gas space, has won a contract in the offshore wind industry.In what is SeaBird's first foray into the offshore wind industry, the company said…

DEME Offshore, Penta-Ocean form JV to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

7 hours ago

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME Offshore and Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction are forming a joint venture to focus on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. 'The new Joint Venture brings together…

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint - Ireland's Coal-fired Plant Site to Become Green Energy Hub

Apr 13, 2021

Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) last Friday announced a decision to convert Moneypoint, the country's only coal-fired power plant, into the country's first green energy production hub as part of the project called Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint…

NJ's PSEG Wraps Buy of 25% in 1,1GW U.S. Offshore Wind Project from Ørsted

Apr 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has completed the sale of a 25% stake in its 1,1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City to New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG).Ocean Wind is a 1,100 MW offshore wind farm located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey…

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…

Heerema to Transport and Install Offshore Converter Platform for Sofia Wind Farm

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a deal with Singapore's Sembcorp Marine to transport and install an HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.Sembcorp Marine’s…

Siemens Energy Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities in U.S.

Apr 09, 2021

German engineering group Siemens Energy aims for a slice of the $2.3 trillion U.S. President Joe Biden plans to spend on infrastructure, including power grids and renewables, as the company targets higher sales in its biggest market.Biden last week set out his plans for a transformation of the U…

OEG Offshore Buys Firm That Invented Offshore Wind Turbine Toilets

Apr 09, 2021

Offshore equipment company OEG Offshore (OEG) has this week acquired Norfolk‐based Pegasus Welfare Solutions (PWS), a company that developed the world's first offshore wind turbine toilet, for an undisclosed sum.Aberdeen‐based OEG, which provides the offshore market with DNV certified containers…

Acta Marine Wraps Maintenance Campaign on Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm

Apr 09, 2021

Acta Marine has this week completed its three-year maintenance campaign for Ocean Breeze on the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany.Acta Marine's Acta Auriga walk-to-work support vessel - which offers…

OHT CEO Discusses Offshore Wind Push and Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Role

Apr 08, 2021

Norwegian company Offshore Heavy Transport, specializing in ocean transportation of heavy structures with its fleet of open deck semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels, is diversifying.The company is now building a fleet of vessels for…

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…

Poland Awards CfD for Giant Offshore Wind Project

Apr 08, 2021

The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a Contract for Difference to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 2.5 GW, Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted said Wednesday evening.'Baltica 3 and 2…

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