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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…

SMC Wins Formosa 2 Contract

Mar 05, 2020

The offshore services provider Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The Formosa 2 project represents SMC’s 5th Marine Coordination contract award in Taiwan and the company’s 40th globally…

ABB Bags DolWin5 Gig

Mar 05, 2020

Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB has won EUR10.6 million order for digital products and services to support the DolWin5 (Epsilon) offshore grid connection project in Germany.According to a press note from the technology company, ABB will provide a system for IT infrastructure…

Ørsted Picks SGRE Turbine for 1.1GW OWP

Mar 04, 2020

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said it has been selected by the Danish developer Ørsted as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its offshore wind power projects in the German North Sea totaling 1.142 GW.At both the 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 sites…

1st SeaMade Offshore Substation Hits Water

Mar 03, 2020

The first of two offshore substations for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind project – Belgium’s largest - has left the construction yard in Hoboken for its final destination in the Belgian North Sea.The 1,200 tonne substation has four decks, is 14 meters high and has an output capacity of 235MW…

PaxOcean to Build Jack-up for Japanese Firm

Mar 03, 2020

PaxOcean, Singapore-based builder focused on offshore rigs, semi-submersibles and specialized offshore vessels, has signed a contract with Japanese general contractor Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in the offshore wind sector in Japan…

NJ Unveils Offshore Wind Solicitation Schedule

Mar 03, 2020

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has unveiled the offshore wind solicitation schedule to meet the state’s 7,500 MW offshore wind goal by 2035 and called upon the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to take all necessary actions to implement the schedule…

MHI Vestas Wins First OWF Order in Japan

Mar 03, 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) to supply turbines for the Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project. This is the first firm order in Japan for the Danish wind turbines manufacturer…

Offshore Wind Hits 22GW for Europe

Mar 01, 2020

Europe has expanded its offshore leadership by adding 3.6 gigawatt (GW) of new commissioned capacity in 2019, bringing the total offshore wind installed capacity at the end of 2019 to above 22GW.According to the recent report of GlobalData, spreading across 12 European countries…

Greek Forges Floating Alliance

Mar 01, 2020

The provider of ship drydocking, repair and refit services in Greece Chalkis Shipyards S.A. has formed a collaboration with National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR).The “WIndfloat.gr – Innovative…

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