"Offshore Wind" News

Boskalis Lifts Profit Outlook as Demand for Offshore Wind Grows

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Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis on Thursday slightly raised its 2022 profit outlook after a half-year earnings beat, as the West seeks to replace Russian gas with other energy sources.The group, which offers marine services…

RWE Taps UL Solutions for Polish Offshore Wind Farm Certification

Aug 17, 2022

RWE Renewables' subsidiary RWE Offshore Wind Poland has chosen UL Solutions as certifier for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm.UL Solutions will certify the design fundamentals of the 350 MW project, which will be built in the Polish Baltic Sea about 55 kilometers from the shore…

Ulmatec's Gangway for First Jones Act-compliant Service Operation Vessel

Aug 17, 2022

Norway-based gangway supplier Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a 32-meter motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first U.S.-built Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV). This 260-foot vessel…

FEED Contract Awarded for Ulsan Gray Whale 3 Floating Wind Farm in S. Korea

Aug 17, 2022

Technip Energies, in consortium with Subsea 7 and Samkang M&T, has been selected by Corio Generation and TotalEnergies to perform a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for their Ulsan Gray Whale 3 Offshore Windfarm project, located offshore the East Coast of South Korea…

Semco Maritime, PTSC M&C to Build Substations for Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Aug 17, 2022

Hai Long Offshore Wind Project has awarded the EPC contract to a consortium consisting of Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C for the two offshore substations for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 wind farms offshore Taiwan. The consortium was named a Preferred Supplier back in October 2021…

Mainstream and Aker Offshore Wind Merger Completed

Aug 16, 2022

The transaction to combine Mainstream Renewable Power and Aker Offshore Wind to form a renewable company with a 27 GW portfolio has closed. The deal was first announced on July 12.Aker Horizons entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream Renewables…

Bombora Wraps Up Tank Testing of Floating Hybrid Energy Platform

Aug 16, 2022

Wave energy converter developer Bombora Wave Power (Bombora) has completed tank testing of a floating foundation system suitable for the InSPIRE solution, where Bombora's mWave technology is combined with a wind turbine onto a single floating offshore platform…

Steerprop's Propulsion Package for Maersk's First Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 16, 2022

Steerprop, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance propulsion systems, has won a major order to supply the complete propulsion package for Maersk Supply Service's recently ordered Wind Installation Vessel (WIV). Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine Ltd…

Oceanographers Call for Study on Impact of Floating Wind on Shelf Seas Mixing and Marine Life

Aug 16, 2022

While floating wind farms are seen as the next big thing in the renewable energy industry as they can be installed further from shore where the winds are stronger, oceanographers from the UK's Bangor University are calling for new research to…

Skanska to Build Offshore Wind Staging Port in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Aug 16, 2022

Sweden-based Skanska, one of the country's largest construction firms, has signed a contract with the Virginia Port Authority to rebuild 72 acres of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. The project will redevelop approximately…

American Offshore Services Hires Romano as Vessel Superintendent

Aug 15, 2022

American Offshore Services said it has hired Michael Romano as vessel superintendent focused on new building and operations as the Massachusetts-based crew transfer vessel owner/operator ramps up to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry…

Norway's Climate Choice: Old Oil, Gas Fields Switch to Green Power or Close Early

Aug 15, 2022

Norway will have to phase out some of its old oil and gas fields prematurely to achieve its 2030 climate goals, unless it can use carbon-free power on more offshore platforms to cut their emissions, the country's Climate Minister Espen Barth Eide said…

EEW SPC Delivers 'Heaviest' Monopile for Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's EEW SPC has delivered a 1,421-tonne monopile for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, breaking its record for the heaviest monopile set six years ago when EEW SPC manufactured the 1302.5t monopile for the Veja Mate project at its Rostock site…

DEME Offshore's Flagship Vessel 'Orion' Installs Fécamp Substation

Aug 12, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation firm DEME Offshore has installed the offshore substation of the Fécamp offshore wind farm, offshore France, using its new flagship vessel 'Orion.'The  DP3 installation vessel Orion is equipped with a 5,000-tonne crane…

HydrogenOne Invests in Thermoplastic Composite Pipe Maker Strohm

Aug 12, 2022

HydrogenOne Capital Growth, dubbed the first LSE-listed investment fund dedicated to clean hydrogen, has agreed to invest £8.4m (EUR 10m) in Strohm, a company manufacturing Thermoplastic Composite Pipes (TCP) for offshore energy applications…

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