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Lamprell Wins Offshore Wind Project

Dec 23, 2018

Lamprell announced that it has been selected by GeoSea Procurement & Shipping Luxembourg SA, a wholly owned subsidiairy of GeoSea NV, the lead engineering, procurement, construction and installation contractor on the Moray East offshore wind farm…

Van Oord Vessel Gets Baltic Project

Dec 21, 2018

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord has signed a contract with the Swedish energy company Vattenfall for the transport and installation of the foundations for Kriegers Flak wind farm.Van Oord, international contractor specialising in dredging…

Ørsted Hires NHV for Borssele Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2018

The Belgium-based NHV group, which is specialized in B-to-B helicopter services and has a strong geographic presence in Europe and Western Africa, said that it has signed new contract with Ørsted to provide helicopter services in support of the Borssele 1+2 Offshore Wind farm…

Vattenfall Okays 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2018

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall has reached a final investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea.Vattenfall has made the final investment decisions for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in Denmark…

New Jersey Board Okays Offshore Wind Funding

Dec 19, 2018

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved the adoption of a funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind programme, which targets 3.5 GW by 2030.NJBPU  unanimously voted to adopt a proposed rule establishing the funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind program…

EDF, Shell Form JV for New Jersey Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

The independent power producer EDF Renewables North America and  Shell New Energies US,  offshore wind company in the U.S,  have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to develop a lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA)…

2018: 'Record Year' for UK Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

According to RenewableUK, more than 2GW of new offshore wind capacity has been installed off the Great British coast in the last twelve months - a record breaking volume for the UK.Eight new offshore windfarms were officially opened during the year…

MHI Vestas Orders Esvagt SOV

Dec 19, 2018

Danish shipping company Esvagt is to provide MHI Vestas with a new service operation vessel for work on Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.'Another Esvagt Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farms is on its way to MHI Vestas…

Engie, EDPR, Sumitomo Pact to Build French Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 19, 2018

French utility Engie and Spanish partner EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) announced their alliance with the Japanese group Sumitomo Corporation to build the French offshore wind farms of Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier.As part of the alliance, Sumitomo Corporation acquires a 29…

Triton Knoll Announces Decommissioning

Dec 18, 2018

UK-based Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm is consulting on the draft Decommissioning Programme for its 860MW offshore wind farm.'Triton Knoll’s draft Decommissioning Programme is underway, with all comments to be received no later than 25 January 2019…

Fred Olsen Acquires Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Dec 17, 2018

Norway-based offshore wind services company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS (FOWIC) has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the owner of the Seafox 5, an offshore wind transport and installation vessel.By this move Fred Olsen Windcarrier will include this vessel under its commercial…

Senvion Appoints Rannou CEO

Dec 14, 2018

Global manufacturer of offshore wind turbines Senvion announced that Yves Rannou will join the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 1 January 2019.Rannou is taking over the role from acting CEO and CFO Manav Sharma. As an industry expert…

Ørsted Lauches Offshore Wind Biodiversity Policy

Dec 14, 2018

The largest energy company in Denmark, Ørsted A/S announced  ‘Offshore wind biodiversity policy’ to set out the principles that underpin our efforts to protect the natural environment in the areas where we develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms…

Offshore Wind: SeaTwirl Secures Funding

Dec 13, 2018

Swedish floating wind turbine player SeaTwirl has joined the Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA) that has been granted funding from the Interreg North Sea Region.SeaTwirl is a vertical floating wind turbine that was tested off the west coast of Sweden in 2011…

Dredging International Contract Goes to Sif

Dec 13, 2018

Netherlands-based Sif Holding N.V. announced that Dredging International has awarded to Sif the production of 58 monopiles and the primary steel of the transition pieces for SeaMade offshore wind farm.The manufactures steel foundations to the…

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