Floating Wind News


Sumitomo Electric, Seaway 7 in APAC Offshore Wind Collab

Feb 25, 2022

Sumitomo Electric, a Japanese manufacturer of electric wire and optical fiber cables, has signed a memorandum of understanding with offshore wind installation firm Seaway 7 with the intention to collaborate on offshore wind projects in Japan and the wider Asia-Pacific region…

Strategic Shift: POSH Focuses on Floating Wind, Divests Taiwan-based JV

Jan 28, 2022

PACC Offshore Services Holdings (“POSH”), a Singapore-based offshore marine services provider, said Friday it would be will be shifting its push into renewables away from operational support in the fixed wind market into the development of the fast-growing floating wind market…

Intelatus: The long-tenured, New Name in Market Intel & Planning

Jan 27, 2022

Intelatus Global Partners is a new name in energy, marine and industrial market analysis and strategic planning, a ‘new name’ with nearly 50 years of experience and proven results.Founded by the merger of International Maritime Associates (IMA) and World Energy Reports (WER)…

KF Wind Gets 'Key' License for Giant Floating Wind Farm in South Korea

Jan 25, 2022

Korea Floating Wind (“KF Wind”), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has secured its first Electric Business License (EBL) from South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy for a capacity of 870MW.According to Aker Offshore Wind…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

BW Ideol, Jera, ADEME Pen Investment Deal for Floating Wind Projects

Jan 05, 2022

BW Ideol, a company specializing in floating offshore wind solutions has signed an investment agreement with Japan's JERA, and France's ADEME Investissement to create an investment company for financing the co-development of offshore wind projects…

Floating Offshore Wind: Attention Turns Subsea for Power Transport

Dec 28, 2021

From being an ugly duckling, floating offshore wind is now the Cinderella of the offshore renewables world. Attention is now being paid to floating and even subsea substation concepts to help bring this power to shore. Over the past year, expectations…

Wison Offshore & Marine's Floating Wind Platform Gets ABS AiP

Dec 15, 2021

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded China's Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) Approval in Principle (AIP) for its w.semi platform supporting floating wind turbines.Designed for use in the South China Sea to support the emerging Chinese offshore wind industry…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

Shipping Firm MOL Teams Up with Flotation Energy to Build Floating Wind Farms in Japan

Dec 03, 2021

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has partnered up with Scotland-based floating wind specialist Flotation Energy to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2GW portfolio…

Hi-Float: Hyundai Heavy Gets BV AiP for Floating Wind Turbine Foundation

Dec 01, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries for its design and development of “Hi-Float”, a floating offshore wind turbine foundation. The offshore floating wind substructure “Hi-Float” is designed…

Shell, CoensHexicon JV Gets EBL for Floating Wind Project in South Korea

Nov 29, 2021

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and CoensHexicon, has secured an Electricity Business License (EBL) for its floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea. The EBL from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy…

Australia: Flotation Energy Gets $2.3M from Victorian Gov't for Seadragon Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2021

Flotation Energy has secured $2.3 million in Australia from the Victorian Government Energy Innovation Fund for its planned 1.5 GW Seadragon offshore wind farm in Gippsland, Victoria. The proposed 1.5GW bottom fixed Seadragon offshore wind project…

Van Oord's Aeolus Tests Seaqualize's Offshore Lifting Tool

Nov 22, 2021

Offshore industry tech scale-up Seaqualize has said it has completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’ in cooperation with Van Oord.'Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN…

Hydrogen's Many Colors

Nov 19, 2021

Industries including energy, steel, and chemicals are looking to develop large-scale hydrogen applications to help reduce carbon emissions and avert global warming.Although hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it's very scarce as a gas…

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