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Ørsted Installs All Offshore Wind Turbines for 900MW Projects in Taiwan

Feb 29, 2024

All 111 offshore wind turbines, forming Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms, have been installed offshore Taiwan.The developer behind the projects, Danish energy giant Ørsted, informed about the milestone in a social media post shared on February 29…

Odfjell Oceanwind Launches Foundations Production Unit for Floating Wind

Feb 29, 2024

Odfjell Oceanwind and Prodtex have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of foundations for floating wind turbines in an effort to address what is expected to become one of the biggest bottlenecks in scaling the floating offshore wind industry…

RTS Wind Extends Blade Maintenance Contract for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 28, 2024

RTS Wind, a specialist service provider in the renewable energy sector, has secured a multi-year framework agreement with C-Power to continue blade maintenance at Thornton Bank wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.The award is an extension that…

ClassNK Greenlights Multi-Functional Floating Wind Support Vessel Design

Feb 28, 2024

ClassNK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a multi-functional floating offshore wind farm support vessel (MFSV) developed by K Line Wind Service, together with Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nihon Shipyard.The…

Esvagt Enters South Korea’s Offshore Wind Market

Feb 28, 2024

Danish vessel owner Esvagt and South Korea-based shipping company KMC Line have formed strategic partnership to cooperate on offshore wind opportunities in the East Asian country.A new collaboration between Esvagt and KMC Line, formalized through the signing of the letter of intent…

NYK Receives ClassNK Certification for Offshore Wind CTV Training

Feb 27, 2024

NYK has secured certification from ClassNK for Japan’s first training program for crew members of offshore wind industry crew transfer vessels (CTVs).The training is scheduled to be conducted at the Akita School of Wind and Sea training center in Oga City…

CorPower Ocean Verifies All Key Aspects of C4 Device in Wave Power Breakthrough

Feb 27, 2024

Swedish developer CorPower Ocean has completed the first cycle of ocean commissioning program of its C4 wave energy device offshore Portugal, verifying all key aspects of the system and marking a ‘crucial milestone’ for the wider wave energy sector…

BOEM to Decide on Massachusetts’ New 2.6GW Offshore Wind Project in April

Feb 27, 2024

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental review of the proposed 2.6 GW New England Wind project offshore Massachusetts, being proposed by Avangrid’s unit Park City Wind.BOEM estimates the proposed project would generate up to 2…

DP World and Masdar Team Up to Power Port Operations with Renewables

Feb 26, 2024

DP World has signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) to explore and implement renewable energy systems across its global port operations in the Middle East and Africa.The agreement aims to facilitate the…

Boskalis Commissions BOKA Ocean Cable-Laying Vessel

Feb 23, 2024

After a major conversion, Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has commissioned the BOKA Ocean vessel.The vessel was acquired in 2023 as a pipe-laying vessel and was subsequently converted into a broadly deployable cable-laying vessel.After BOKA Ocean completed its sea trials in the North Sea…

Ørsted Strengthens Offshore Wind Position in South Korea

Feb 22, 2024

Ørsted has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Incheon Metropolitan City in South Korea to cooperate on developing a world-class offshore wind power industry in the region.The aim of the agreement is to establish a successful local wind power industry driven by Ørsted’s 1…

Eolink's 5MW Floating Wind Turbine Starts Taking Shape in Brest

Feb 22, 2024

The first components of the floating wind turbine, developed by renewable energy company Eolink as part of the France-Atlantique Project, arrived at the port of Brest.The project will deliver the largest operational floating wind turbine on the French Atlantic coast to meet the energy needs for 6…

DOF Secures $13M Offshore Wind Export Cable Repair Job

Feb 22, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has been awarded a contract by an international energy operator to repair an export cable for an offshore wind farm in Southern North Sea.The project includes the retrieval of the damaged cable and termination…

Maine Selects Sears Island as Preferred Site for Floating Wind Port Facility

Feb 21, 2024

The government of Maine has selected a section of state-owned area on Sears Island as its preferred site for a port facility development that will support the floating offshore wind industry.The selection of the site, announced by the Governor of Maine Janet Mills…

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