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Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

First Jacket Installed at Scotland's Largest Wind Farm

Oct 11, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm under construction - using Saipem 7000 crane vessel.Loaded on a barge at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg in the Highlands of Scotland…

Crowley Opens Rhode Island Office to Support Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 08, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Thursday opened a new Rhode Island office for its New Energy division, to advance the development and operation of offshore wind energy installations.The new office, the opening of which was announced by Crowley and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee…

Scana's Seasystems to Provide Mooring Solution for World's First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Oct 08, 2021

Scana’s subsidiary Seasystems has secured a contract for the mooring of the world’s first floating tidal energy array,  the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project in Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. When completed, the project run by Scottish…

Cadeler's Wind Osprey Jack-up Selected for German Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 08, 2021

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has been chosen as a preferred supplier of wind turbine generator installation vessels by Ørsted for the combined Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3 projects in the German North Sea.The award covers…

Aker Offshore Wind Plans to Deploy Scotland’s First Offshore Wind Underwater Substation

Oct 07, 2021

Norway-based firm Aker Offshore Wind plans to utilize Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation as part of its bids for major offshore wind farms.'The multi-million subsea innovation would be developed, manufactured, and supplied…

NOV-BLM to Deliver Jacking System for Van Oord's Mega Jack-up Vessel

Oct 06, 2021

NOV-BLM has won a contract to deliver the jacking system for the new offshore wind installation vessel ordered by Van Oord.Van Oord, the Dutch marine and offshore services company, last week placed an order for a jack-up vessel that will be…

Robert Allan Ltd. Unveils Methanol-fueled CTV Design

Oct 05, 2021

Canadian naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. has unveiled a methanol-fueled RAptor 2400 crew transfer vessel (CTV), bringing the offshore wind industry closer to eliminating carbon emissions from the supply chain.As a marine fuel, methanol…

Repsol Increases Low-carbon Targets to Accelerate Energy Transition

Oct 05, 2021

Spain's Repsol has hiked its 2030 capacity target for renewable energy generation by 60% and made a new pledge on cutting emissions from its oil and gas business, in the latest attempt by an energy group to limit its role in climate change.Facing pressure from investors…

DNV Secures Certification Work on Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Ireland

Oct 05, 2021

DNV has won a contract to carry out project certification for the Codling Wind Park project, one of the largest offshore wind farms planned in Ireland.The project, owned by Codling Wind Park Ltd (CWPL), a 50/50 joint venture between Fred. Olsen Renewables and EDF Renewables…

World's First: GE's Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Now Operating at 14MW

Oct 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker GE said Tuesday that its Haliade-X prototype in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has started operating at 14 MW. 'With this new milestone, GE Renewable Energy becomes the first industry player to operate a turbine at this power output…

Lithuania Accelerates Green Transition

Oct 01, 2021

Lithuania will bring forward its target for using only green power to 2035, 15 years earlier than currently planned, its energy minister said.The target for using at least 50% green power will be moved to 2025 from 2030, a move partly to get…

Prysmian Gets 'Go Ahead' for $232M U.S. Offshore Wind Cable Project

Oct 01, 2021

Subsea cable maker Prysmian has been granted a 'notice to proceed' for a contract valued at around 200 million euros (around $232 million) to supply a subsea power cable system for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the U.S.The Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm…

GIG Acquires Kattegatt Offshore Wind Farm in Sweden

Oct 01, 2021

Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired the rights for the Kattegatt offshore wind farm in Sweden from Agrivind ABLocated off the coast of the Falkenberg municipality in the region of Halland, Kattegatt is the latest addition to GIG’s c…

Incat Crowther-designed Crew Transfer Vessel Under Construction in China

Oct 01, 2021

Australian vessel designer Incat Crowther said Friday China’s first purpose-built catamaran crew transfer vessel was under construction at AFAI Southern Shipyard. To be operated by Goldsea Marine & Offshore Engineering (Shanghai) Co Ltd, the vessel will support China’s offshore wind farm sector…

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