Offshore Wind News

Developers Submit Scoping Report for 1GW Scotwind Floating Wind Farm

Feb 05, 2024

Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium involving DEME, Qair and Aspiravi, has submitted the onshore scoping report for its Ayre Offshore Wind Farm to The Highland Council.TWP’s Ayre project, located to the east of Orkney, will be a 1 GW floating wind farm…

New York City Approves Empire Wind O&M Hub Design

Feb 05, 2024

The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance building to be constructed at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).The approval from the PDC allows for advancement…

IWS to Provide CSOV Fleet for Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Projects

Feb 02, 2024

Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, entered into a frame term agreement with Siemens Gamesa to provide its commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) fleet for offshore wind farms in North Europe…

Milestones for Bernhard Schulte Offshore CSOVs

Feb 01, 2024

Two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) under construction for Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Offshore have reached milestones. The steel cutting and keel laying ceremonies for yno 321 and 320, respectively, were arranged at the Crist hull yard…

Google Signs PPAs for 478MW of Offshore Wind Power

Feb 01, 2024

Google has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Shell and with Eneco, owners of the Crosswind and Ecowende joint ventures, for 478 MW of carbon-free energy from two Dutch offshore wind farms - Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust (west) lot VI…

Huisman to Design and Build Offshore Wind Monopile Gripper for Cadeler

Feb 01, 2024

Dutch manufacturer Huisman has signed a contract with Danish offshore wind installation services firm Cadeler for the design and production of monopile gripper for the offshore wind industry.This marks the seventh gripper ordered at Huisman…

North Star to Deliver Hybrid-Electric SOV for German Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 01, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with energy utility giant EnBW to deliver a new hybrid-electric service operations vessel (SOV) on a decade-long minimum charter to service the He Dreiht wind farm off the coast of Germany.The agreement marks…

Construction of CSOV for Taiwan’s Offshore Wind Market Kicks Off in Vietnam

Jan 31, 2024

The steel cutting ceremony for the new Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV), being built by Damen for Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM), a joint venture between Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Taiwan’s Ta Tong Marine, took place in Vietnam…

K2 Management Gets South Korea Offshore Wind Job

Jan 31, 2024

Danish company K2 Management (K2M) has been selected by Pacifico Energy Korea as Owner’s Engineer for first phase of Pacifico Energy Korea’s 3.2 GW offshore wind farm complex.K2M will provide pre-construction analysis and technical support on the first phase of the project…

Deep Wind and Hydepoint Partner Up for Offshore Wind Hydrogen Production

Jan 31, 2024

Norway-based company Deep Wind Offshore has entered into collaboration with Hydepoint to explore offshore hydrogen production from offshore wind.The two companies will work together to explore best possible integration of offshore wind and hydrogen…

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Gets Final Federal Blessing

Jan 31, 2024

Dominion Energy, the developer of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm, has secured the last two major federal approvals needed to begin the construction of the 2.6 GW project.The approvals are keeping the largest offshore wind farm in the United States on schedule to generate clean…

Global Maritime Acquires Iberian Offshore

Jan 30, 2024

Global Maritime announced it has acquired engineering specialist Iberian Offshore, strengthening Global Maritime's footprint in the emerging Spanish offshore wind sector and serving as a gateway for future expansion into the Mediterranean region…

TDI-Brooks' New Vessel Ready for Work

Jan 30, 2024

TDI-Brooks' newest vessel R/V Nautilus (formerly known as Nautical Geo) is ready to go to work following a 6-month retrofit period in Las Palmas.The DP2 vessel is currently enroute to the U.S. East Coast to provide support for offshore wind operations…

Amazon to Source 473MW of Clean Power from Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 30, 2024

Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with developers of 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland, securing more than half of its capacity to power its UK operations.The CPAA was signed with Engie, which together…

German Offshore Wind Power Share Dropping

Jan 29, 2024

Years of network expansion on land in Germany has led to a drop in the proportion of offshore wind power contributed from the North Sea to the country's total wind energy output, Dutch grid operator TenneT said on Monday.In 2023, the share of…

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