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Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

May 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) 'TSS Pioneer' in the Asia-Pacific region. The vessel, built in Vietnam, will be used to service the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. 'TSS Pioneer” is the first Taiwan…

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

May 17, 2022

Liberty Green Logistics LLC, (Lake Success, NY) formed an offshore wind supply chain consortium to provide 'Factory to Farm' logistical support and integrated supply chain services to the U.S. offshore wind industry. The consortium is on a non…

VIDEO: Anchors and Mooring Lines in Place for Saitec's DemoSATH Floater

May 17, 2022

Danish offshore vessel company Maersk Supply Service has installed six mooring lines and six anchors for the DemoSATH floating wind project at the BIMEP open sea test site in the Biscay Bay off the coast of Armintza, Spain.SATH Technology is…

Bourbon to Install Eolmed Floating Wind Farm in Mediterranean Sea

May 17, 2022

French offshore vessel operator Bourbon has won a contract to support the construction of the Eolmed project, a recently sanctioned pilot floating wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore France.The wind farm, owned by Qair, TotalEnergies…

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

May 17, 2022

SeaTech Solutions International and Seawind Ocean Technology Holding have partnered up to develop semi-submersible floating platforms customized for Seawind’s construction and assembly requirements for its integrated floating offshore wind turbines…

Greencoat UK Wind to Pay $496.5M for 12.5% Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 17, 2022

Greencoat UK Wind has agreed to acquire a net 12.5% stake in Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners ('GIP') for £400 million (around $496.5 million). The acquisition is expected to complete in Q3 2022.Hornsea…

CBED to Provide Accommodation Vessel for German North Sea Wind Farm Projects

May 16, 2022

Offshore accommodation company CBED has won a contract for its Wind Innovation vessel on the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.'With the operations and maintenance service contract with DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH & Co…

RWE Joins Race for Hollandse Kust West Wind Farms

May 16, 2022

German renewable energy company RWE said Monday it was taking part in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust West (HKW).The news comes after the likes of BP, TotalEnergies, Orsted, Shell, and Eneco, announced their participation in the offshore wind tender…

Siemens Gamesa Hires Seajacks Zaratan Jack-up for Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

May 13, 2022

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has hired Seajacks' offshore installation vessel Seajacks Zaratan for work offshore Taiwan.Seajacks Zaratan features 800t crane and 2,000m² deck space and is used for offshore wind farm construction and substation commissioning…

Ørsted, TotalEnergies Team Up for Dutch Offshore Wind Tenders

May 13, 2022

Ørsted and TotalEnergies said Friday they would jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders “Holland Coast West” also known as Hollandse Kust (west).The Holland Coast West wind farms will be located approximately 53 km off the Dutch coast and have a combined capacity of nearly 1…

TotalEnergies Confirms U.S. Offshore Wind Award. Says Wind Farm Could Come Online by 2030

May 13, 2022

After the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced TotalEnergies and Duke Energy Corp as the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the confirmation came Friday from TotalEnergies…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to Start Seabed Surveys for Offshore Wind

May 13, 2022

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has tasked the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) with conducting surveys in connection with awarding acreage for offshore wind.The NPD has been given the assignment to plan and implement…

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

May 12, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island…

Ontario Teachers to Invest Up to $1B Macquarie Offshore Wind Unit Corio

May 12, 2022

Major Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has agreed to invest up to $1 billion in a new offshore wind business launched by Australia's Macquarie Group to develop projects around the world, the companies told Reuters on Thursday…

Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Lease Auction Results Send Mixed Signals

May 12, 2022

On Wednesday, French oil & gas major TotalEnergies and U.S. utility Duke Energy were declared provisional winners of the two lease areas auctioned by BOEM, the federal agency in charge of offshore wind area leasing and project permitting. Whilst…

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