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Vestas to Deliver Turbines for Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

May 25, 2021

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won a contract to deliver 50 wind turbines for Spanish renewable energy firm Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle offshore wind project being developed off the island of Rügen, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. The…

Nord Stream 2 Project: Russian Vessel Fortuna Starts Laying Pipes

May 24, 2021

Russian vessel Fortuna has started laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in German waters, the gas project said on Sunday, citing Germany's Waterway and Shipping Authority.Nord Stream 2, which runs on the bed of the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany…

BASF, RWE Planning $4.9B Offshore Wind Project in Germany

May 21, 2021

Chemicals giant BASF and German utility RWE on Friday announced a potential 4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) offshore wind power project to cut emissions at Germany's most energy-intensive industrial site.As part of the project, which depends on more favorable legislation…

Good Progress on Power Grid Expansion, German Regulator Says

May 21, 2021

Germany’s energy regulator said on Wednesday that planning for the country’s power transmission networks was keeping up with the need for new lines to send increasing amounts of renewable power to centers of consumption.“We have made good progress…

Iberdrola, 50Hertz Pen Baltic Eagle Offshore Substation Deal

May 18, 2021

Iberdrola, a Spanish renewable energy firm, and 50Hertz, a German transmission system operator, have agreed to collaborate on the design, installation, and commissioning of the offshore substation for the Baltic Eagle wind farm, which is being developed in German Baltic Sea waters…

Jan De Nul Repairs Tennet's Offshore Wind Cable in Germany

May 18, 2021

Offshore installation services firm Jan De Nul said Tuesday it had repaired TenneT’s AC108 cable connecting the Trianel Borkum offshore substation with Tennet's DolWin alpha converter station in the North Sea, offshore Germany.The repair job…

Offshore Wind: Fugro Nets 3-Year Geotechnical Survey Deal in Germany

May 17, 2021

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro has been awarded a multi-year site investigation contract by Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency for offshore wind projects in the German part of the North Sea.'The program will be completed…

DOF Subsea Rents SMST Gangway for Offshore Wind Work

May 14, 2021

Dutch offshore equipment firm SMST recently signed a deal with DOF Subsea to deploy a motion-compensated gangway from the SMST rental fleet aboard one of DOF Subsea's offshore vessels.SMST said this week that the gangway was installed a few weeks ago on DOF Subsea's Skandi Constructor vessel…

Prysmian Sets Sights on U.S. Market

May 14, 2021

Prysmian is close to a “very interesting” contract to develop a high-voltage underground network in the U.S., the Italian company’s chief executive said on Thursday.Valerio Battista said Prysmian, the world’s largest cable maker, was “not far” from striking a deal on the U…

Greece's Biggest Electricity Utility Seeking Wind Partnerships

May 11, 2021

Public Power Corp. (PPC), Greece's biggest electricity utility, is seeking to form partnerships in offshore wind, a top executive said on Tuesday, as the country works to reduce its carbon emissions.The utility wants to shut down all but one…

Vattenfall Picks Island Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind W2W in Germany

May 07, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island Offshore, mostly known for its offshore vessel services in the Norwegian oil and gas industry, has recently won a walk-to-work contract with Vattenfall in the offshore wind sector in Germany.Island Offshore…

Survitec Wraps Hansen Protection Buy

May 06, 2021

Maritime survival equipment specialist Survitec has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a provider of personal protective equipment. Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman at Survitec, commented: 'The addition of Hansen Protection, and its leading portfolio in personal protective equipment…

PHOTO: Siemens Gamesa Takes 'Esvagt Dana' Back to Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm

May 05, 2021

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt has informed that its Esvagt Dana vessel has returned back to the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm in Germany to support wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa during maintenance work.For the next three to six months…

VIKING Introduces Turbine Evacuation Kit

Apr 26, 2021

Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible…

Tekmar Energy to Protect Subsea Cable at Gode Wind 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 22, 2021

Tekmar Energy has won a contract with cable manufacturer ZTT to supply its Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Gode Wind 3 high-voltage grid connection project in Germany.The 16km long subsea cable is scheduled for installation in 2023 and…

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