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Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like? Over the past 12 months, the floating offshore wind sector appears to have had a major dose of adrenaline. While the largest development…

North Star Clinches More SOV Work at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

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UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star Group has won another service operations vessel (SOV) contract at the Dogger Bank wind farm, this time for the third phase.North Star Group said Thursday it had secured a long-term charter worth about £90 million ($118…

Financial Close Reached for 298MW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Dec 08, 2021

The Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached financial close, Copenhagen Offshore Partners said Wednesday.The process for reaching financial close on the Zhong Neng project started 14 months ago and the large-scale offshore wind project will now be financed through CI IV…

Offshore Wind Could Power Alcoa's Smelter in Australia

Dec 08, 2021

Australia's Alinta Energy said on Tuesday it is considering building a A$4 billion ($2.8 billion) offshore wind farm to supply Alcoa Inc's (AA.N) Portland aluminum smelter and the country's east coast grid.The project is at a very early stage…

DSME Orders Wärtsilä Thrusters for Eneti's WTIV

Dec 08, 2021

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä will supply the seven thrusters for Eneti's new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine yard in South Korea.'By providing outstanding thrust, robust station-keeping capability…

Equinor Opens New York Offshore Wind Project Office

Dec 07, 2021

Norwegian energy firm Equinor on Tuesday announced the opening of the New York offshore wind project office, located in Sunset Park’s Industry City neighborhood near the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal.The project office will serve as the hub…

ICMS Installs CTV Pontoon for Scotland’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 07, 2021

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) said Tuesday it had installed a new 30-meter pontoon for the Montrose Port Authority to service the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, Scotland’s largest wind farm.The new 30m x 4.4m pontoon will allow safe…

UK's ORE Catapult Names New Chair

Dec 07, 2021

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading research and innovation center for offshore wind, wave, and tidal energy, has appointed Ronnie Bonnar as its new Chair, taking over from Colin Hood with effect from December 8, 2021…

Study: Scotland Could Become Leader in Construction of Concrete Foundations for Floating Wind Farms

Dec 07, 2021

Scotland could become a world leader in producing low-carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms, a study funded by renewable energy giant RWE has found.According to RWE, the study identified potential business opportunities…

'Missing Link' - Thermoplastic Composite Pipes Could Transport Hydrogen from Offshore Wind Turbines

Dec 07, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a collaboration agreement with Strohm, a company specializing in Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) construction.The duo said Tuesday it planned to develop hydrogen transfer…

Nippon Foundation, DeepStar Launch Joint Decarbonization R&D Program

Dec 06, 2021

The Nippon Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the offshore technology development consortium DeepStar to establish a joint research and development program focused on decarbonization in offshore oil and gas, with a focus on renewable energy and the environment…

OGA Picks Winners of Offshore Platform Electrification Contest

Dec 06, 2021

The UK Oil and Gas Authority on Monday said three winners would share a £1 million (~$1,32 million) prize for ideas that could help cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving forward the drive to electrify platforms in the North Sea.The decarbonization…

OX2 Applies to Build Galatea-Galene Offshore Wind Farm in Sweden

Dec 06, 2021

Swedish firm OX2 has applied for a permit under the Act on Sweden's Exclusive Economic Zone to build an offshore wind farm off the coasts of Falkenberg and Varberg in the Swedish economic zone.The wind farm is called Galatea-Galene and is divided into two sub-areas…

Jan De Nul to Install Wind Turbines at Vattenfall's Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 06, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group has secured a contract with Vattenfall to transport and install 41 wind turbines of 8.4 MW each at the Vesterhav Nord & Syd offshore wind projects in Denmark.The offshore wind projects will produce…

DNV Grants Statement of Feasibility for GustoMSC's Tri-Floater

Dec 03, 2021

Classification society DNV has completed a concept verification and technical & commercial assessment of GustoMSC’s floating offshore wind turbine foundation Tri-Floater, confirming the technical feasibility and compliance with the relevant design standards…

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