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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…

Cadeler Raises $91,25M for Newbuild Wind Turbine Foundation Installation Vessel

May 05, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine and foundation installation firm Cadeler has raised EUR 86 million (around $91,25M) via a private placement, with the plan to use the cash to fund a part of the construction of a new 'hybrid' offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel…

James Fisher Charters 'Go Electra' for North Sea UXO, IMR Work

Mar 10, 2022

Subsea services provider James Fisher has chartered Go Marine Group's multi-purpose service vessel Go Electra for UXO identification services and IMR projects in the North Sea.The vessel will be used by James Fisher group companies James Fisher…

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Feb 18, 2022

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast-growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X-Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company…

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…

Siemens Gamesa's Giant Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Delivers Power to the Grid

Dec 10, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said Friday that its giant 14MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype had started delivering power to the grid. The prototype has been installed in Østerild, Denmark.'We are excited to announce…

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dec 01, 2021

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

James Fisher Wraps UXO Survey Phase 1 at Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Site

Nov 16, 2021

James Fisher Renewables (JF Renewables) has said it has completed the first part of a two-phase contract to investigate unexploded ordnance (UXO) and potential archaeological features ahead of the installation of export cables for RWE’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm…

KenzFigee to Deliver Crane for Sofia Offshore Converter Platform

Oct 22, 2021

KenzFigee, a Dutch lifting equipment firm providing services for the offshore energy industry, will deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for installation on the HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea…

RWE to Invest $21B in Green Energy in Britain by 2030

Oct 20, 2021

RWE, Germany's largest power producer, said on Tuesday it expects its investment in green technologies and infrastructure in Britain to reach 15 billion pounds ($21 billion) by 2030.That includes the already announced 5 billion pounds RWE is…

Van Oord Hires Cadeler to Assist with Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Work

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has selected Danish offshore installation specialist Cadeler to assist it with executing the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands.Hollandse Kust Noord will be completed in 2023 and will have 69 x 11MW turbines…

RWE to Build Offshore Wind Hub in Grimsby

Sep 23, 2021

Renewable energy company RWE said Thursday it would create an offshore wind operations hub at Grimsby’s Royal Dock, on the UK’s east coast.The new ‘Grimsby Hub’ will expand the existing Triton Knoll offshore wind farm base and will be the home…

NOV to Design and Equip Cadeler's New WTIVs

Aug 23, 2021

NOV announced it has signed a contract to design and equip two wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) newbuilds for Denmark-based Cadeler. The new vessels will have the largest jacking capacity in the industry and will be able to transport…

RWE Taps Fugro for UK North Sea Wind Farm Site Survey

Jul 29, 2021

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has secured a contract with RWE to carry out geophysical exploratory works at Five Estuaries offshore wind farm, the extension project of the existing 353MW Galloper wind farm.Works are expected to take…

Systematic's Software to Optimize Ops on All RWE Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 26, 2021

Renewable energy firm RWE has signed an agreement with Danish software company Systematic to deploy an innovative information management tool across its global fleet of offshore wind farms.Systematic will supply its marine management tool, called SITE…

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