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Cortland Rope Slings for Norther Offshore

Mar 26, 2019

Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines.According to a press note from the Actuant Corporation group company which designs…

Van Oord, SGRE Win Windpark Fryslân Job

Mar 26, 2019

The consortium of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed a conditional contract to build the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The large-scale nearshore wind farm is to be built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands to Zuiderzeewind…

TÜV NORD to Certify SGRE

Mar 25, 2019

German technical service provider TÜV NORD announced  that it had won a contract from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to certify one of the largest offshore wind turbines in the world.The first of these new 10 MW turbines are expected to be ready for the market in 2022…

GROW, Dutch Ministry to Grow Offshore Innovation

Mar 25, 2019

GROW, a consortium of Dutch offshore wind industry and research partners, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy have signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen innovation in offshore wind.'Offshore wind energy is…

SeaRoc On Board at Formosa 1 Offshore in Taiwan

Mar 21, 2019

The marine consultancy and contracting company SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan.The deal comes as part of SeaRoc’s…

British Firm Bags Kriegers Flak Contract

Mar 21, 2019

UK-based JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, has signed a contract with Vattenfall for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, the 605MW Kriegers Flak.JDR will manufacture more than 170 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of termination accessories…

Granada Bags Engie Fabricom Deal

Mar 20, 2019

Belgian company Engie Fabricom has awarded davit crane contracts to Manchester-based Granada Material Handling Ltd for the offshore substations at the 950MW Moray East and 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farms.The crane and handling system supplier will design…

Boralex Withdraws from Dunkirk Offshore Bid

Mar 19, 2019

The power producer Boralex Inc. said that it has decided to withdraw from a consortium bidding for the Dunkirk Offshore Wind Farm tender.'Boralex has determined, after a careful review amid changes in tender's competitive conditions and risk profile…

Tennet: EIA for Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 15, 2019

Tennet has commissioned Arcadis and Pondera to carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) work and permit applications for grid infrastructure for the planned 4GW Ijmuiden Ver offshore wind farm.Arcadis and Pondera said in a joint press…

Ørsted Joins Dutch Offshore Wind Tender

Mar 15, 2019

Danish wind giant Ørsted has submitted a bid for the 750MW Hollandse Kust Zuid lll and lV offshore wind zones in the Dutch North Sea.As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the…

DEME Names Moray East Jacket Suppliers

Mar 15, 2019

DEME Offshore has selected tier one suppliers to supply jackets for the foundations of Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWEL),  located in the Outer Moray Firth, 22km off the coast of Scotland.According to DEME,  formerly GeoSea, Smulders will…

UK's First Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioned

Mar 13, 2019

German energy group E.ON will decommission the first wind farm built in U.K. waters, as the 4-MW facility has reached the end of its technical lifespan.Dismantling of the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind farm off of Northumberland will begin in April and last about four to six weeks…

Fred Olsen Windcarrier Debuts in Taiwan

Mar 12, 2019

The offshore wind parks specialist Fred Olsen Windcarrier won its first major deal in the Asian market after being picked to install the 8MW Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm off Taiwan.Fred. Olsen…

OWC, TCE Targets Offshore Wind in India

Mar 12, 2019

UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the Indian offshore wind sector.Under the agreement, OWC and TCE will combine its powers to…

North East England Offshore Ready to Deliver

Mar 11, 2019

North East England’s supply chain is “fit and ready” to support the growth of offshore wind that the new UK Sector Deal will bring, according to Energi Coast.The North East has been instrumental in the development of the offshore wind industry…

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