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X1 Wind Unveils PivotBuoy Design

Mar 16, 2020

Barcelona-based offshore wind industry startup X1 Wind has announced that its design of the PivotBuoy floating offshore wind system has been completed and is now ready for manufacturing at DEGIMA facilities in Santander.The PivotBuoy Project aims to validate the benefits of the “PivotBuoy” system…

NOAA Begins New England Offshore Study

Mar 16, 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species.As part of the three-year study…

Tekmar to Protect France's first OWF

Mar 12, 2020

UK-based Tekmar Energy  has secured a contract award from French cable installation specialist Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, to supply TekLink cable protection systems (CPS) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm (OWF).According to the developer and manufacturer of sub-sea cable protection systems…

Island Diligence Bags Offshore Wind Contracts

Mar 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has secured two walk-to-work contracts in the offshore wind sector for the offshore service vessel Island Diligence.The first of these is a performing walk-to-work operations for Trianel’s 200MW Borkum West 2…

ESA Nod for Norway's Floating Wind Farm

Mar 11, 2020

The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved Norway’s state aid to the 88MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea.'Norway's initiative to reduce CO2 emissions by building a floating offshore wind farm consisting of 11 wind turbines…

Buss Bags Tender for World's Largest OWF

Mar 11, 2020

The Buss Terminal Eemshaven, in the Netherlands, has secured a contract to serve as a base port for installing the foundations of the Hornsea Two offshore wind project.The contract awarded by DEME Offshore will see Buss carry out handling, storage…

KenzFigee Bags NnG OWF Contract

Mar 10, 2020

Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has won a contract to deliver two 3-ton electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore cranes to be installed on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substation topsides.According to the supplier of tailor-made marine and offshore cranes…

VDL Wins TenneT Gig

Mar 10, 2020

European transmission system operator TenneT has awarded VDL Network Supplies a contract to support the construction of half of the wintrack pylons (high-voltage pylons) for a new 380 kV high-voltage connection from Borssele to Rilland.The new pylons…

JERA Joins Formosa 3

Mar 09, 2020

Japanese utility JERA Co Inc confirmed today that it is taking a 43.75% stake in the up to 2-GW Formosa 3 offshore wind project in Taiwan, leaving 31.25% and 25% to developers Green Investment Group (GIG) and the German energy company EnBW, respectively…

North Sea Aims 60GW Offshore Wind by 2050

Mar 09, 2020

The wind turbines on the North Sea can now deliver one Gigawatt in Netherlands. 60 Gigawatts should be achievable in 2050, the target for Europe being 450 Gigawatts.This is according to Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA).Hans Timmers…

DEME Installs Piles at Moray East

Mar 08, 2020

Belgium-based DEME Offshore has installed all 37,000 tonnes of foundation pin piles at the site of the 950-MW Moray East offshore wind project off the north east coast of Scotland.'Having designed the piles to contend with a complex and varied seabed geology…

ZTT Joins China's Offshore Wind Super Project

Mar 08, 2020

China-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co (ZTT) is set to deploy its fleet of installation vessels on the Jiangsu Rudong H6 offshore wind farm in China.The Jiangsu Rudong 800MW project, marked asone of the Super Projects with the largest capacity and investment in these projects…

Diverse Marine Wins CTV Gig from Turner Iceni

Mar 08, 2020

Refit and repair provider Diverse Marine Ltd has signed a modification and upcycling contract with an offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) service provider Turner Iceni Ltd. for the modification and upcycling of ‘Iceni Courage’ following a competitive tender process…

WFW Advises Galloper on Sale of Assets

Mar 05, 2020

UK-based Galloper Wind Farm Ltd recently agreed the sale of its transmission assets relating to the 353 MW Galloper Wind Farm  to Diamond Transmission Partners pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime.The international law firm…

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