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Sea Otter Features Meet Offshore Wind Technology in NOV's Enhydra MSOV

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NOV's Marine and Construction business unit has come up with a 'new and flexible' Modular Service and Operations Vessel (MSOV) concept to 'optimize offshore wind farm operations and maintenance.' NOV says the vessel's features resemble those of a sea otter.'The Enhydra series design characteristics resemble the sea otter's (Enhydra) unique and physical behavioral features. The sea otter is the sole marine mammal to use tools…

BW Ideol CEO: Outstanding Results for Floating Wind Demonstrator Floatgen in France

2 hours ago

BW Ideol, a company building concrete foundation for floating wind industry, said Monday that its 5-year-old Floatgen demonstrator continued strong operations, showing a capacity factor of nearly 60% over the last three months and a production of 25GWh since its 2018 commissioning…

Reach Subsea Wins Offshore Wind Service Contract. Charters MPSV Olympic Triton

2 hours ago

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea said Monday it had won a 6-month firm contract from a 'major renewable energy company' for delivery of offshore wind-related services. 'In order to be able to serve this contract, Reach increases…

EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

Feb 06, 2023

Reuters Events has officially launched their flagship offshore wind event, US Offshore Wind 2023 (USOW23) being held in the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, July 11-12, 2023.The event will unite more than 1000 offshore wind developers, utilities…

Dogger Bank: Equinor, SSE Looking to Expand World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 06, 2023

Norwegian energy firm Equinor and its UK partner SSE Renewables have started early scoping work to explore options for developing a fourth phase, Dogger Bank D, of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.Equinor and SSE Renewables each own 50% of the proposed Dogger Bank D development…

Sif to Build Jacket Piles for BorWin5

Feb 06, 2023

Sif, a Dutch manufacturer of monopiles and transition pieces (TP) for offshore wind turbines, said it would produce 14 jacket piles for the BorWin5 offshore grid connection project on behalf of Dragados Offshore. Dragados Offshore, in consortium with Siemens…

Windea Leibniz SOV Becomes CSOV after Upgrades by Ulstein

Feb 06, 2023

The Service Operation Vessel (SOV) “Windea Leibniz” on Saturday completed an extensive upgrade at Ulstein Shipyard in Norway. The vessel is managed by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM).'With an increase of cabins from 60 to over 80, the…

Portugal's First Offshore Wind Auction Set for 3Q as German, Nordic Firms Show Interest

Feb 03, 2023

Portugal's first offshore wind power auction is drawing interest from large utility companies, especially those in northern Europe, the economy minister said on Friday, adding that the government would speed up the process, aiming for a third quarter launch…

GE Wants to Build Offshore Wind Blade, Nacelle Manufacturing Sites in New York

Feb 03, 2023

General Electric recently filed a plan to build two new offshore wind manufacturing facilities in New York if it wins enough orders from companies in the state’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind.GE proposed building the…

Zero-emission Maritime Operations: Ship-aH2oy Project Gets EU Funding

Feb 02, 2023

Horizon Europe, the EU's key funding program for research and innovation, will fund the Ship-aH2oy project aimed at developing and demonstrating a zero-emission propulsion technology on board ships using green hydrogen from liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHC) on a megawatt scale…

Intelatus: A Month of Contrasts for U.S. Offshore Wind

Feb 02, 2023

February will be a month of contrasts for U.S. offshore wind industry. On the positive side, BOEM is moving forward with lease negotiations for an East Coast floating wind pilot array, and six developers submitted over 100 proposals in response to New York’s third offshore wind solicitation…

Ørsted Extends Edda Mistral SOV Charter

Feb 02, 2023

Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner Edda Wind has secured a one-year contract extension with Ørsted for its Edda Mistral vessel.Since its delivery in 2018, the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Edda Mistral has been operating for Ørsted at the Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom…

Synthetic Tendons for MPS' Floating Wind Tension Leg Platform

Feb 02, 2023

Marine Power Systems is collaborating with cable manufacturer FibreMax to provide integrated floating foundation and tendon solutions to the growing floating offshore wind sector.The tendon solution will be used in the anchoring and moorings of Marine Power Systems tension leg platform (TLP)…

Evonik Commits to Buy More Power from He Dreight Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 02, 2023

Specialty chemicals company Evonik has extended its cooperation with offshore wind farm developer EnBW and signed a second power purchase agreement from the planned “He Dreiht” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.The two companies signed…

Ørsted Concerned by 'negative bidding' for German Offshore Wind

Feb 02, 2023

A new offshore wind tender that allows bidders to compete on their willingness to pay the German government rather than receiving subsidies could ultimately result in higher power prices, Ørsted's CEO said on Wednesday.Germany's federal network…

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