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ABS Issues AiP for Pengrui and COSCO Gangway Design

Jul 12, 2024

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has issued an approval in principle (AIP) to Nantong Pengrui Offshore Technology and COSCO Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) for its novel design of an offshore access gangway.The motion compensated, active and passive…

Three Firms Form Consortium to Compete in Belgium’s Offshore Wind Tender

Jul 12, 2024

Eneco, Ocean Winds, and Otary have formed a strategic partnership to jointly compete in the tender for the offshore wind Princess Elisabeth concessions in Belgium.The consortium, subject to all required regulatory and competition approvals,…

All Set for Cable Installation at US' First Utility-Scale Wave Energy Test Site

Jul 12, 2024

The installation of power and data cables at Oregon State University’s PacWave South, the first pre-permitted, utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States, is set to begin later in July.The cable installation marks…

Atlantic Shores, Attentive Energy Place Bids to NJ's Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 11, 2024

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind and Attentive Energy have submitted proposals for New Jersey’s fourth offshore wind solicitation.New Jersey’s application window for the fourth solicitation was opened since April 30 until July 10, 2024, with the…

RWE, Masdar’s 3GW Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Farms Enter Next Stage

Jul 11, 2024

RWE and Masdar have achieved a key milestone for the Dogger Bank South (DBS) Offshore Wind Farms as the Development Consent Order (DCO) application has been accepted into the UK Planning Inspectorate examination phase.The acceptance of the DCO…

Acteon Hooks Structural Monitoring Deal for Changhua Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 10, 2024

Pulse Structural Monitoring, a brand in marine energy and infrastructure services company Acteon, has been awarded a contract by Ørsted Taiwan to deliver measurement and associated data acquisition systems for the Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms…

Ørsted Assumes Full Ownership of Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 10, 2024

Ørsted has completed the acquisition of Eversource’s 50 % share of Sunrise Wind, a 924 MW offshore wind farm located off the coast of New York.The purchase price at closing to acquire Eversource’s share of Sunrise Wind is $152 million.At signing in January 2024…

Huisman Set to Equip Cadeler’s OW Jack-Ups with Cranes and Installation Tools

Jul 09, 2024

Huisman has signed two contracts for the supply of cranes and installation tools for Cadeler’s A-Class newbuild offshore wind farm installation vessels.The first contract is for the design and construction of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) and…

Damen to Build Sixth Dual-Fuel Hydrogen CSOV for Windcat

Jul 09, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has secured a contract to build the sixth commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) for offshore personnel transfer provider Windcat.The contract marks the further strengthening of the working relationship between Damen…

Sulmara Wraps Up Site Characterization Survey at Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 09, 2024

Scottish subsea specialist Sulmara has completed a site characterization survey for the Formosa 4 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, being developed by Synera Renewable Energy (SRE).Sulmara’s team employed a multi-platform approach running the sensors…

Solar, Wind Uptake to Reach 5.4 TWac from 2024 to 2033, Says Wood Mackenzie

Jul 08, 2024

Global solar deployment to add 3.8 TWac of new project capacity by 2033 compared to 1.6 TW of wind power, while 640% growth is forecast for energy storageFrom 2024 to 2033, developers will bring more than 5.4 terawatts (TWac) of new solar and wind capacity online…

Ramboll to Design Foundations for 945MW German Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 08, 2024

Danish engineering group Ramboll has secured a foundation design contract for Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.Ramboll's scope of work includes developing the basic and detailed design of 63 monopile foundations that will…

OEG Renewables Names Subsea Chief

Jul 05, 2024

OEG Renewables, offshore wind division of OEG Energy Group, has appointed Rolf de Vries as its subsea director.The OEG Renewables’ subsea division offers a range of specialist in-house subsea capabilities including solutions in diving, ROVs…

Moray West Exports First Power as it Remains On Track for Full Commissioning

Jul 05, 2024

Moray West offshore wind farm, an 882 MW project currently under construction, has delivered first power from the first series of wind turbines already installed offshore Scotland.The power has been exported to the National Electricity Transmission System (NETS)…

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