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DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Nov 05, 2021

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1.9 Billion, has been awarded by Dominion Energy Virginia, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc., to a consortium, made up of DEME Group and Prysmian…

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…

MMA Offshore Buys Stake in Taiwanese Survey Firm GAS to Target Offshore Wind Work

Nov 11, 2021

Australian offshore services firm MMA Offshore has acquired 49.9% of the shares in the Taiwanese survey company Global Aqua Survey Ltd to form a new joint venture, the MMA Global Aqua JV, which will target the quickly growing offshore wind sector in Taiwan…

Siemens Gamesa to License 11 MW Direct Drive Offshore Tech to China's United Power

Nov 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will license its 11 MW Direct Drive offshore technology to China's United Power. This entails supporting United Power to deploy the licensed offshore technology in the Chinese mainland’s territorial waters…

Rystad: Offshore Wind Spending Closing the Gap on Oil and Gas Investments

Nov 02, 2021

Offshore wind spending is closing the gap on oil and gas investments and is expected to surpass them in several important countries by 2030, with the U.S. to see the fastest growth in offshore wind investment, Norway's Rystad Energy said Monday…

Deme Offshore, Penta Ocean Form Offshore Wind Installation JV in Japan

Nov 02, 2021

Belgium-based offshore installation company Deme Offshore has in partnership with Japan's Penta-Ocean Construction formed a new joint venture company specializing in offshore wind installation called Japan Offshore Marine.'Through [Japan Offshore Marine]…

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…

TotalEnergies, Simply Blue Launch U.S. Floating Wind JV

Oct 13, 2021

French energy industry major TotalEnergies and floating wind developer Simply Blue Group, a pioneer in floating offshore wind, have launched a joint venture, TotalEnergies SBE US, 'to unlock the vast potential for floating offshore wind projects in the United States…

DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

Oct 11, 2021

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore, has through its U.S. subsidiary DEME Offshore US LLC, secured a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the U.S.Vineyard Wind 1…

Keppel Completes Construction of Offshore Wind Substations for Ørsted

Sep 29, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has completed the construction of two offshore substations for offshore wind giant Ørsted.The two unmanned 600MW offshore wind farm substations will be deployed in Taiwan’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms…

Offshore Wind: High Tien Offshore to Acquire Taiwan's First Cable Laying Vessel

Sep 20, 2021

Taiwan-based offshore engineering company High Tien Offshore Engineering has said it will invest into and own the first Taiwanese large Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) to support Taiwan's growing offshore wind ambitions.The company said that the vessel…

Aker Offshore Wind, Hexicon Name Directors for Swedish Floating Wind JV

Sep 06, 2021

Former Swedish Finance Minister Pär Nuder and former Vattenfall executive Mikael Kramer - both Swedish - have joined the Board of Directors a new joint venture between Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and Swedish firm Hexicon which will develop floating wind offshore Sweden…

Simply Blue Group Forms Team to Build Floating Wind Business in U.S.

Aug 17, 2021

Simply Blue Group, an Irish-based floating offshore wind pioneer with over 3.2 gigawatts (GW) in development in Ireland and the UK, on Tuesday unveiled its key leadership team for new operations in the U.S., targeting floating wind development opportunities there…

Aker Offshore Wind, Mainstream to Acquire Stake in Japanese 800MW Floating Wind Project

Aug 12, 2021

Norway's Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it has, with its partner Mainstream Renewable Power, been selected as the preferred bidder to acquire an initial 50 percent stake in Progression Energy’s 800MW floating offshore wind project in Japan…

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