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Havfram Appoints Offshore Wind Development Head

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Havfram has appointed Emilie Reeve to lead Havfram’s offshore wind farm development division, Havkraft.Havfram, formerly known as Ocean Installer, in 2020 committed to a transition from being purely…

11,000 Jobs: Iberdrola Awarded PPA for Commonwealth Wind U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 20, 2021

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola has via its subsidiary Avangrid been awarded a contract for the electricity supply from Commonwealth Wind offshore wind farm, as part of Massachusetts’ third offshore wind competitive procurement.'The 1…

Ocean Winds, Shell JV Signs 400 MW Offshore Wind Deal in Massachusetts

Dec 20, 2021

Mayflower Wind, a U.S. offshore wind joint venture between Shell and Ocean Winds, has been awarded the right to provide 400 MW of offshore wind power by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and its three biggest utilities as part of Massachusetts’ 83C III offshore wind energy procurement…

Ørsted Reaches FID on Two German Offshore Wind Farm Projects

Dec 01, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the two German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 3 (242 MW) and Borkum Riffgrund 3 (900 MW), expected to be commissioned in 2024 and 2025, respectively.Rasmus Errboe…

Offshore Wind Leaders Recognized at Ventus Awards Gala

Nov 19, 2021

The Business Network for Offshore Wind held its first Ventus Awards Gala on Thursday in Washington D.C.According to the organizers, the event brought together more than 200 people to celebrate the industry’s accomplishments, milestones, and the individuals…

Shell Joins Another Irish Floating Wind Project

Nov 18, 2021

Oil major Shell will acquire a 51% share of Simply Blue Group's Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. The deal follows a similar arrangement earlier this year to jointly develop the…

Offshore Wind Vessel Firm Edda Wind Plans Oslo IPO

Nov 08, 2021

Offshore wind vessel company Edda Wind, owned by Wilhelmsen and Østensjø, on Monday announced plan to launch an offering of shares in the company and to apply for a listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange (the “IPO”).Based in Haugesund, Norway, Edda Wind develops…

Danish Firm Semco Maritime Lands Offshore Wind Work in U.S.

Nov 01, 2021

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has partnered up with the Danish offshore services firm Semco Maritime to create a service and maintenance hub in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and hire up to 40 people 'in the coming years.' Semco Maritime…

Wind Semi - Equinor Unveils GW-size Floating Wind Concept

Nov 01, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has revealed its preferred floating wind foundation design for full-scale gigawatt (GW) commercial floating offshore wind in Scotland, if successful in ScotWind leasing round in Scotland.Equinor said that the 'Wind Semi' a semi-submersible wind turbine foundation…

China's MingYang to Deliver 11MW Wind Turbine for European Floating Wind Project

Oct 29, 2021

Chinese offshore wind turbine maker MingYang has secured an order to supply its 11MW offshore wind turbine for a floating wind project in Europe.The company said Friday the order was related to an offshore floating wind power pilot project in…

Equinor, BP JV Picks Vestas' Giant 15MW Turbines for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker will deliver its giant 15MW wind turbines for Equinor and BP joint venture's offshore wind farms in New York.Vestas said Monday that, Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP,  had named it as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2…

TotalEnergies, Simply Blue Launch U.S. Floating Wind JV

Oct 13, 2021

French energy industry major TotalEnergies and floating wind developer Simply Blue Group, a pioneer in floating offshore wind, have launched a joint venture, TotalEnergies SBE US, 'to unlock the vast potential for floating offshore wind projects in the United States…

Jan De Nul's 'Les Alizés' to Debut at Ørsted's German North Sea Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Jan De Nul for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one offshore substation topside at Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea…

Salem Harbor to Become Major Offshore Wind Port

Sep 30, 2021

A public-private partnership will aim to establish Salem Harbor as the Massachusetts’ second major offshore wind port.Vineyard Wind, set to be the first ever commercial scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., will work with Crowley Maritime Corporation and the City of Salem for the project…

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