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Jumbo Scores DEME Offshore Wind Contract

Mar 02, 2020

Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Jumbo’s scope of work in the project is the provision of transportation for 165 monopiles from Rostock to Eemshaven and…

Shell, Gasunie Building Giant Wind-Powered Hydrogen Plant

Feb 27, 2020

A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports, and Shell on Thursday announced plans to build a massive green hydrogen plant in Groningen.The project, dubbed Europe's largest green hydrogen project, and named the NortH2, envisions the production…

Engie, EDPR Offshore Wind JV Gets EU Green Light

Feb 27, 2020

The European Commission has given its approval for the proposed offshore wind joint venture between France's Engie and Portugal's EDP Renewables.The two companies back in January signed a deal to form 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind…

Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

RWE, Saitec Testing Floating Platform for OWF

Feb 24, 2020

RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies will jointly start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off the Basque coast in 2021 as part of the project called 'DemoSATH,' aimed at reducing floating wind development cost.According to the joint statement…

Fugro in Record Cable Route Survey at Sofia Wind Farm Site

Feb 20, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has said that its Fugro Pioneer vessel has left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to begin a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm…

Kongsberg, Zero Join Forces for Renewables

Feb 18, 2020

International marine technology group Kongsberg Gruppen and  Zero environmental foundation signed a three-year collaboration agreement.The main intentions of the collaboration are to create increased momentum in the shift to renewable and emission-free solutions…

Funding Granted for Offshore Wind-To-Hydrogen Project

Feb 18, 2020

Gigastack, a project designed to create renewable hydrogen from offshore wind at industrial scale, has been awarded GBP 7.5 million funding for the second phase of the project.Led by ITM Power, Ørsted, Phillips 66 Limited and Element Energy…

Magnora to Invest Oil Cash In Renewables

Feb 14, 2020

Oslo-listed company Magnora plans to use the cash generated from oil and gas production at the Western Isles and Penguin offshore projects for renewable energy investments. Magnora, formerly known as Sevan Marine, was formed in 2018 following…

Rystad: 2020 Biggest Year for Offshore Wind Jackets

Feb 13, 2020

The global offshore wind farms (OWF) that are set for start-up this year will make 2020 the year with the highest ever use of steel jacket foundations for new developments, Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said in a report on Thursday…

Several New Deals for Reach Subsea

Feb 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore IMR specialist Reach Subsea has said it been awarded several contracts and call-offs under frame agreements for 2020 execution, representing about 200 project days.The projects, with undisclosed clients, involve both inspection…

DEME, Herrenknecht Building Special Drill for French Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 12, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore and German builder of tunnel boring equipment Herrenknecht have teamed up to build a subsea drill to be deployed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. This is the first…

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Feb 11, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to Massachusetts by 2022 due to lengthy federal permitting delays.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the U…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

Feb 11, 2020

Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel to be removed and thousands of wells to be sealed, a business breakfast in Aberdeen was told this morning.Blair Miller…

Offshore Wind: Half Empty or Half Full?

Feb 11, 2020

As a new decade starts, offshore wind development continues to progress. Actually, it’s probably more accurate to write that the development of the development of offshore wind (OFW) continues to, uh, well, develop.Apologies for that mild sarcasm…

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