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Mooreast to Anchor Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Southern France

Apr 02, 2024

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings has secured an order to supply its proprietary anchors for Eolmed pre-commercial floating offshore wind farm.Mooreast has partnered with French installation contractor Bourbon…

Vineyard Offshore Hires Musiol as External Affairs Director

Apr 01, 2024

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Offshore announced that Rick Musiol, Jr. has joined the company as Director of External Affairs and Community Engagement. In this newly created position, Musiol will lead community engagement and corporate citizenship…

TDI-Brooks Completes Survey Off New York & New Jersey

Apr 01, 2024

Between January 2023 and February 2024, TDI-Brooks conducted an extensive site investigation program in two offshore wind blocks in state and federal waters. The projects involved surveying in excess of 20,000 line-kms of analogue and either…

Netherlands Receives Multiple Bids in 4GW Offshore Wind Tender

Mar 29, 2024

The Dutch government on Thursday said it had received multiple bids in a tender to build an offshore wind farm in the Dutch part of the North Sea with a total capacity of 4 GW.The government said it expected to announce the winning bid in June…

Welsh Port Steps Closer to Becoming Floating Wind Hub

Mar 29, 2024

A project to transform the Port Talbot into a major hub for floating offshore wind (FLOW) and green energy development has come one step closer to securing a share of up to $200 million (£160 million) of UK Government funding.The UK Government…

Seaway7 Gets Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Job

Mar 29, 2024

Subsea7's renewables-focused offshore installation subsidiary Seaway7 has secured a ‘sizeable contract’ by PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and Ørsted for the transport and installation of the substations for the Baltica 2 offshore wind farm in Poland…

Vattenfall to Take Part in IJmuiden Ver Offshore Wind Tender in Netherlands

Mar 28, 2024

Vattenfall has decided to enter a bid for the sites, Alpha and Beta, of the Dutch IJmuiden Ver offshore wind tender.IJmuiden Ver consists of two sites, each with a 2 GW capacity. Plans for site Alpha focus on biodiversity criteria, while Beta is focused on system integration…

Equinor Sets Up Union Partnership for New York’s First Offshore Wind Hub

Mar 28, 2024

Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) have signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).The revitalized SBMT will play a…

New England Offshore Wind Auction Draws Multiple Bidders

Mar 27, 2024

Several offshore wind developers bid in a combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation on Wednesday, including units of European energy firms Iberdrola and Orsted.The U.S. offshore wind industry is booming so far this year…

Vattenfall Concludes Sale of Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone to RWE

Mar 27, 2024

Vattenfall has completed the sale of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone to RWE, with the agreed purchase price corresponding to an enterprise value of $1.21 billion (£963 million). The deal ensures continued development of the Norfolk Zone which…

Big Turnout Expected in New England Offshore Wind Power Auction

Mar 27, 2024

Several offshore wind developers are on track to bid in the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation on Wednesday, including units of European energy firms Iberdrola, Engie, and Orsted.The U.S. offshore wind industry is booming so far in 2024…

Cadeler Signs Wind Turbine Installation Contract Worth Up to $150M

Mar 27, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has signed a contract to provide its vessel Wind Scylla for the installation of offshore wind turbines for an undisclosed client.The contract is valued between $75 million and $150 million, including both the firm period and potential options…

Cargotec's Hiab Scoops Large Order for Offshore Wind Loader Cranes

Mar 27, 2024

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for loader cranes to be used in offshore wind turbines worth $5.4 million.The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2024 first quarter orders, and will be delivered during 2024. The crane model ordered is the HIAB SWP…

Strategic Marine to Build CTV for Polish Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 27, 2024

LOTOS Petrobaltic, an ORLEN Group company, signed a contract for the construction of a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) with Singapore-based Strategic Marine, set for service in the Polish offshore wind market.The StratCat 27 CTV is scheduled to be completed this summer…

US Approves Orsted's Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 26, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday gave final approval to Orsted and Eversource's Sunrise Wind offshore wind facility, which is expected to provide power to more than 320,000 homes in New York.The announcement was the latest positive development for the project…

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