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VIDEO: Smulders Ships First Transition Pieces for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

May 11, 2022

Steel construction company Smulders recently shipped out the first four of 95 transition pieces for the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm.Smulders said earlier this week it had recently loaded out the four transition pieces at its Hoboken yard in Belgium…

U.S. to Hold Offshore Wind Auction for Carolina Coast

May 11, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday will hold a wind energy auction for two areas off the coast of North and South Carolina, its second such offering this year.The sale is part of the government's broad push to put wind turbines in federal waters along every U…

Norway Eyes Major Offshore Wind Expansion with 30GW Planned by 2040

May 11, 2022

Norway unveiled plans on Wednesday for a major expansion in offshore wind energy by 2040, aiming to turn a country that has built its wealth on oil and gas into an exporter of renewable electricity.The center-left government, which has come…

Thermoplastic Composite Pipes Could Carry Hydrogen Produced Directly at Floating Wind Farms

May 10, 2022

Strohm, the developer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French renewable hydrogen supplier Lhyfe, to collaborate on the transportation solution for hydrogen produced from a floating wind…

TotalEnergies Confirms Green Light for Floating Wind Project in the Mediterranean Sea

May 10, 2022

TotalEnergies, the French oil major with growing renewables aspirations, on Tuesday confirmed the start of the construction of the 30MW Eolmed floating wind project in the Mediterranean Sea, off France.The project, in which TotalEnergies has a 20% stake…

Offshore Wind: Agreement Opens Dutch Waters to Danish Vessels

May 09, 2022

A new agreement between Denmark and the Netherlands enhances the competitive situation for Danish ships operating within the offshore sector in the Netherlands.With the agreement, the authorities of the two countries mutually accept that high…

CTV Ordered for Vineyard Wind Project in the US

May 09, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind on Monday announced it has signed a contract to charter a crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Massachusetts-based marine transportation company Patriot Offshore Maritime Services.The 27-meter aluminum CTV will be built at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding in Somerset…

Sembcorp Marine Orders NOV Equipment for Maersk's Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

May 09, 2022

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has awarded NOV contracts to supply equipment for the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) it is building for Maersk Supply Service. This will be the first WTIV for both Semcorp Marine and Maersk Supply Service…

Digital Twins, AI to Help North Star's SOV Fleet Boost Efficiency, Cut Emissions

May 09, 2022

MO4, a company providing digital twin solutions for offshore wind farm O&M and turbine and installation vessels, has won a 10-year contract with North Star, a company soon to have a fleet of service operations vessels (SOV) of offshore wind…

Cadeler Orders $345M Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel from COSCO

May 09, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation services provider Cadeler has officially ordered a $345 million offshore wind foundation installation vessel from China's COSCO Heavy Industries.Cadeler first announced the plan to order the F-class vessel last week…

Equinor Taps Heerema for U.S. Offshore Wind Work

May 09, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has on behalf of its U.S. offshore wind joint venture with BP,  selected Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors as a strategic supplier to develop the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects…

Marco Polo Marine Wraps Buy of Taiwan-based PKR Offshore

May 06, 2022

Singapore-listed offshore services provider Marco Polo Marine has completed the acquisition of the offshore renewables service firm PKR Offshore.Marco Polo bought the Taiwan-based company through its 49% owned joint venture company, Oceanic Crown Offshore Marine Services Ltd…

Irish Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities. Taps Bechtel for Assistance

May 06, 2022

Shannon Foynes Port Company has selected Bechtel to update its Vision 2041 master plan to accommodate offshore and onshore investment within and near its harbor in Ireland. Bechtel will support the company in considering how to deliver significant growth and expansion of the port…

GIP to Buy wpd's Offshore Wind Business

May 06, 2022

Independent infrastructure investor Global Infrastructure Partners ('GIP') has agreed to acquire offshore wind farm developer wpd offshore from the German company wpd AG.wpd offshore has a track record of ~7 GW of offshore wind developed to date…

BOEM Environmental Review: No Significant Impact of Potential Offshore Wind Leasing in Area Off California

May 05, 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said Thursday it had completed its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Humboldt Wind Energy Area, located 20 miles offshore northern California…

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