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Venterra Expands Marine Hard Bottom Benthic Ecology and Hard Structure Services

Apr 15, 2024

Offshore wind services company Venterra Group said it is expanding its marine hard bottom benthic and hard structure offering, underpinned by the environmental capabilities of its marine science consultancy, INSPIRE Environmental, and small business partner…

COWI to Design Foundations for GW-Scale Irish Offshore Wind Project

Apr 15, 2024

Codling Wind Park has appointed the international engineering firm COWI for the front-end engineering design (FEED) and detailed foundations design work for the 1.3 GW offshore wind farm in Ireland.The development marks a crucial step forward…

Equinor Picks DNV to Verify Substation for South Korean Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 15, 2024

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been selected by Equinor to provide verification services for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the substation of the Bandibuli / Firefly floating wind farm.The wind farm comprises two 75 km2 areas…

RWE Set to Start Onshore Cabling Works for Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 15, 2024

German energy giant RWE has set out plans to take the next step in the construction of its Thor Offshore Wind Farm, announcing the start of onshore cable works from mid-April in Denmark.The onshore cabling works for Denmark's largest offshore…

Ignitis Places Bid for Second 700MW Lithuanian Offshore Wind Tender

Apr 15, 2024

Ignitis Renewables, part of Ignitis Group, has submitted a bid for rights to develop around 700 MW of offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea as part of Lithuanian tender.Under the tender regulations, the potential developer can submit either…

MOL Ups Offshore Wind Game with New Deals

Apr 15, 2024

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a basic contract for the marine transport of offshore wind components with JFE Engineering Corporation, while also agreeing to build a new module carrier vessel with Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering.This will…

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Floating Wind Costs

Apr 12, 2024

Japan has agreed to partner with the United States to help reduce the cost of floating offshore wind projects, the White House said in a statement released during Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit to Washington to meet with President Joe Biden…

He Dreht Offshore Wind Farm to Power Steel Production in Germany

Apr 12, 2024

Energy utility giant EnBW and steel company SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the supply of green electricity from the He Dreht offshore wind farm that will be used to power steel production.The long-term…

Arctia to Map Offshore Wind Area in Norway

Apr 11, 2024

Arctia Meritaito, a subsidiary of Finland's Arctia, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Norwegian Mapping Authority to perform hydrographic seabed surveying as part of the 2024 Mareano program.Under its contract from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's Hydrographic Service (NHS)…

Venterra’s GDG to Provide Geophysical Services for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 11, 2024

Venterra Group's company Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), a global offshore wind services provider, has secured a contract to provide early supervisory and investigatory geophysical and geotechnical services for the Baltica 1 offshore wind farm…

EU to Investigate Chinese Wind Turbine Suppliers

Apr 10, 2024

The EU will investigate subsidies received by Chinese suppliers of wind turbines destined for Europe, in the bloc's latest move to shield domestic firms from cheap clean tech products.The European Commission will look into conditions for the development of wind parks in Spain…

Axess to Deliver Cable Pull-In System for US Offshore Wind Project

Apr 09, 2024

Norwegian offshore energy industry services company Axess Technologies has signed a contract for the delivery of an export cable pull-in system to Seatrium, which is in charge of the construction of offshore substation for Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project in the United States…

Ulstein Verft Launches CSOV Olympic Boreas

Apr 08, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft on Saturday launched the new Olympic construction service operation vessel (CSOV), Olympic Boreas.The newbuild is first of two sister vessels for Olympic, designed to assist in offshore energy construction projects and service assignments…

Ørsted Signs Long-Term Lease for Cadeler’s Newbuild A-Class Vessel

Apr 08, 2024

Ørsted and Cadeler have signed a firm long-term lease agreement for a newbuilt wind farm installation vessel, designed to transport up to six XXL monopile foundations and five turbines of over 20 MW per round trip.With the agreement, Ørsted…

Norwind Offshore Orders Seaonics' Fully-Electric Crane CSOV Newbuild

Apr 08, 2024

Norwegian offshore-wind focused vessel owner Norwind Offshore has placed an order for a stand-alone fully electric crane from Seaonics for its newbuild vessel Norwind Helm.The order is for an ECMC 7t-3D crane, and follows the delivery of Seaonics'…

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