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Jan De Nul's Newbuild Jack-up Voltaire Suffers 'Limited Damage' in China Typhoon

Sep 16, 2022

Offshore installation specialist Jan De Nul Group said Thursday that the shipyard in China where its flagship jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China during the night of 14 to 15 September 2022…

GE Can't Make, Sell Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbines in U.S. Over Patent Infringement

Sep 12, 2022

A Boston federal judge barred General Electric Co on Wednesday from making and selling its Haliade-X wind turbines in the United States, after a jury found in June that the turbines infringed a patent owned by rival Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S…

First Foundations Installed at World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 26, 2022

The first monopile and transition piece have been installed at the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the U.K. North Sea, marking a key milestone for the construction of the world's largest offshore wind farm.The foundations, designed by Wood Thilsted…

Timken Bearings for GE's Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbines

Jun 06, 2022

The Timken Company said Monday it was designing and supplying main shaft bearings for GE Renewable Energy's Haliade-X, the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine.Each Haliade-X turbine will have a capacity of up to 14 MW and be able to generate up to 74 GWh of clean energy a year…

DEME Offshore, Barge Master Develop Feeder Solution for U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

May 04, 2022

Belgian offshore installation firm Deme Offshore and Dutch company Barge Master, which specializes in offshore motion compensation systems, have partnered up to further develop a U.S. Jones Act-compliant feeder solution for the upcoming offshore wind projects in the U…

Smarter, Safer, Cheaper: A Six-legged Robot Autonomously Inspects Wind Turbine Bolts

Apr 25, 2022

A six-legged robot has demonstrated how it can inspect wind turbine bolts autonomously, removing the need for technicians to loosen and retighten thousands of bolts per wind turbine as part of routine maintenance.Funded by Innovate UK and executed…

'Largest Ever': Huge Leg Encircling Crane Installed on Jan De Nul's New Jack-Up

Mar 16, 2022

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has informed that its newbuild offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire has been fitted with what it says is the world's largest leg encircling crane.The vessel, being built for offshore wind and decommissioning work…

Demand for Vessels Capable of Installing Giant Offshore Wind Turbines to Outpace Supply by 2024, Rystad Says

Feb 02, 2022

Offshore wind turbine makers have been working to build increasingly bigger turbines, and the likes of GE, Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, and MingYang have in the past two years or so unveiled designs for giant 14-16MW rated units.It has been said that larger turbines…

Next-Gen: Jan De Nul's Jack-up 'Voltaire' Launched in China

Jan 31, 2022

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group said Monday that its next-gen offshore jack-up installation vessel for offshore renewables and decommissioning had been launched at the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. According to the vessel owner…

SSE, Equinor Reach FID on 1.2GW Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 02, 2021

SSE Renewables, with partner Equinor, has reached financial close on Dogger Bank C, the third phase of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, located in the UK North Sea.The two firms are already building the first two phases of Dogger Bank Wind Farm…

Offshore Wind: Power Offtake Deals Struck for Dogger Bank Phase 3

Nov 24, 2021

SSE Renewables and Equinor, the joint venture partners co-developing the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, have signed 15-year offtake Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the third phase of Dogger Bank -  the world’s largest offshore…

Shell Joins Another Irish Floating Wind Project

Nov 18, 2021

Oil major Shell will acquire a 51% share of Simply Blue Group's Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. The deal follows a similar arrangement earlier this year to jointly develop the…

GE Energy Spinoff Aims to Capture Interest in Renewables

Nov 10, 2021

General Electric Co's plan to spin off energy units into a standalone company could attract investors looking for a well-known name in renewables if they can overlook legacy fossil-fuel operations, financial experts said.Earlier on Tuesday,…

GE's Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Hits Two-year Operational Milestone

Nov 09, 2021

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer GE Renewable Energy has said that its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has been operating for two years making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone…

GE's LM Wind Power Launches Second 107-meter Wind Turbine Blade Mold in Cherbourg, France

Oct 12, 2021

GE Renewable Energy's LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines, has launched its second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory in France, to address the industry’s demand for offshore wind turbine blades…

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