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Offshore Wind Industry Coming to Australian Waters

Mar 11, 2022

Offshore wind is playing an important role in Europe’s shift to renewables. Australia’s excellent offshore resources now look like they are going to contribute to our own energy transition. Last week, the Victorian government announced ambitious targets for offshore wind capacity of 2 gigawatts (GW) by 2032, 4GW by 2035, and 9GW by 2040.If this is all built, it will produce somewhere in the region of 40 terawatt-hours (TWh) of power…

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…

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…

GE, HSM Offshore Energy to Jointly Bid for Offshore Wind Substation Work

May 05, 2022

GE's Grid Solutions business, a global power industry systems provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding with offshore platform and modules builder HSM Offshore Energy to partner on offshore wind substations projects'This MoU can help…

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…

DEME Offshore: Works at RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm Progressing Well

Apr 28, 2022

Belgian offshore installation services company DEME Offshore said Thursday it was making strong progress with monopile installation at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany.'A substantial part of the scope is in DEME’s hands, including…

Havfram Eyes 'Important' Role in Offshore Platform Electrification

Mar 02, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation firm Havfram on Wednesday shared its ambition to become 'one of the future market leaders in O&G electrification with offshore wind.' ' In 2020 Havfram made the lasting commitment to play a key role in the transition from oil and gas into offshore wind…

Hallman to Become CEO of Freja Offshore

Feb 18, 2022

Magnus Hallman was recently appointed CEO of Freja Offshore AB, the 50/50 joint venture (JV) established in 2021 by Hexicon and Aker Offshore Wind.Hallman joins Freja Offshore from Svenska Kraftnät Gasturbiner AB where he held the position of CEO…

Siem, Solstad Offshore Vessels Net Deals in Canada, Brazil

Feb 14, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owners Solstad Offshore and Siem Offshore said Monday in separate statements they'd secured a contract for their offshore vessels.Solstad Offshore won a contract for its construction support vessel Normand Valiant with Brazil's Petrobras…

wpd offshore Looking to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Romania

Jan 31, 2022

German offshore wind development company wpd offshore has said it has become the first company in Romania to officially apply for the development of offshore wind energy projects in the Black Sea. The Black Sea 1 (500 MW) and Black Sea 2 (approx…

Aker Offshore Wind 'Confident' Despite ScotWind Disappointment

Jan 20, 2022

Norway-based offshore wind developer Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it remained committed to its strategy and to developing its international project portfolio despite the disappointing result in the ScotWind leasing round where the company did not secure any project licenses…

MMA Offshore Upgrades Vessel to Support Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jan 13, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed a subsea conversion program on the MMA Crystal vessel to support the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The new additions to the vessel feature subsea equipment including a work-class ROV…

Havfram Appoints Offshore Wind Development Head

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Havfram has appointed Emilie Reeve to lead Havfram’s offshore wind farm development division, Havkraft.Havfram, formerly known as Ocean Installer, in 2020 committed to a transition from being purely…

More Offshore Wind Work for Siem Offshore Vessel

Nov 26, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured another offshore wind contract for its multi-purpose support vessel Siem Dorado.According to Siem Offshore, the new contract has already started and will keep the vessel utilized into the first quarter of 2022…

Offshore Wind Leaders Recognized at Ventus Awards Gala

Nov 19, 2021

The Business Network for Offshore Wind held its first Ventus Awards Gala on Thursday in Washington D.C.According to the organizers, the event brought together more than 200 people to celebrate the industry’s accomplishments, milestones, and the individuals…

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