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SGRE Lands World’s Largest Floating OWF

Nov 01, 2019

Spanish-based engineering company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said that the world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines.Scheduled to be commissioned in late 2022…

Jan De Nul On Track with Formosa 2

Nov 01, 2019

Following the award of the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of the foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in May 2019, Jan De Nul Group is on track with all project preparations…

Ulstein Pushes Offshore Wind Vessels Segment

Oct 31, 2019

Norway's Ulstein Group is aiming to become a leading player in the growing offshore wind industry designing and building vessels for some of the world’s toughest areas and demanding operations.'The knowledge of how to integrate technical, operational…

Boskalis Consortium to Develop French Port

Oct 31, 2019

A consortium led by Boskalis Nederland and Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a contract from the Occitanie/Pyrenees-Mediterranee region of France for the expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in the south west of the country that will lead to offshore wind development…

ABB to Connect World’s Largest OWF

Oct 31, 2019

Swiss technology company ABB ABB has won a big contract to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm (OWF) to Britain’s electricity grid.ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply…

Boskalis, Hwa Chi Win CFXD OWF Project

Oct 30, 2019

Netherlands headquartered Royal Boskalis Westminster together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)…

Ørsted to Divest Stake in NJ OWP to PSEG

Oct 30, 2019

Danish wind developer Ørsted A/S will enter into exclusive negotiations for Public Service Enterprise Group  (PSEG) to potentially acquire a 25% interest in the proposed 1,100-MW Ocean Wind project.Subject to negotiations toward a joint venture agreement…

SGRE Wins Taiwanese 376 MW OWP

Oct 30, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received a firm order from a consortium between Macquarie Capital Limited and Swancor Renewable Energy Co to install the 376-MW Formosa II offshore wind farm project (OWP) in Taiwanese waters.The project…

Jan De Nul Completes Formosa 1 Phase 2

Oct 30, 2019

Jan De Nul Group has finished installing foundations, power cables and scour protection on the 120MW second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.According to the company that provides services related to maritime…

Macquarie Doubles Gwynt y Môr Stake

Oct 29, 2019

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to lift its shareholding in the 576-MW Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm in the UK by purchasing an additional 10% stake for an undisclosed sum.MIRA has managed a 10 per cent stake in Gwynt…

Blyth Port Readies Turbine Training Facility

Oct 28, 2019

UK's East coast port , Port of Blyth, said that it is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a GBP1mln investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. This is a first for the UK wind industry…

First Monopile Installed at Borssele III & IV

Oct 28, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord said that its installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of the first monopile at the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.In the coming months, Van Oord will place a total of…

BSO, MOW Ink US Offshore Wind JV

Oct 25, 2019

Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH (BSO) and MidOcean Wind (MOW) have entered into a joint venture to build and operate support vessels for the US offshore wind industry as well as explore opportunities in other sectors of U.S. merchant shipping…

OWC Aims Scottish Offshore Wind

Oct 24, 2019

Engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up a Scottish office in Edinburgh to support the country's offshore wind market.“Scotland is home to many offshore wind development companies and is spearheading floating wind in the UK…

W2POWER Floater Passes First Test

Oct 24, 2019

Testing of the W2Power multi-turbine floating offshore wind platform prototype has been completed at the Plocan test site at the Canary Islands in Spain.The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) said the test was developed between June 2019 and October 2019…

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