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HSM to Build Offshore Wind-powered Gas Platform for One-Dyas

Nov 29, 2022

HSM Offshore Energy will build an offshore wind-powered offshore gas production platform for client One-Dyas.The platform will be a part of One-Dyas' N05-A project in the Dutch North Sea.The N05-A platform will run entirely on renewable energy from the nearby Riffgat offshore wind farm…

UTEC Showcases New Unmanned Catamaran for Offshore Wind Surveys

Nov 29, 2022

Survey, positioning, and data management firm UTEC, part of the Acteon Group, is targeting the offshore wind survey and inspection market with a new uncrewed surface vessel (USV).Torsten Marten, lead surveyor, UTEC, outlined the new design at the Marine Autonomous Technology Showcase (MATS)…

Windcat Orders Two Hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards

Nov 29, 2022

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat said Tuesday it had ordered two hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (“CSOVs”) from the Dutch company Damen Shipyards, with options for further vessels.The “Elevation Series” CSOVs have…

The Future is Bright for Floating Wind in the U.S.

Nov 29, 2022

Intelatus’ director of research, Phil Lewis, discusses the promising future for floating offshore wind in the United States.

Mainstream, Maple Power to Bid for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm Rights

Nov 29, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power ('Mainstream'), a renewable energy company majority-owned by Aker Horizons, and offshore wind developer Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023…

Shell, Hexicon JV Selects Vestas' 15MW Turbines for S. Korea Floating Wind Project

Nov 29, 2022

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Swedish floating wind technology developer Hexicon, has named the wind turbine maker Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea…

Zero-C Offshore: A New UK Firm Aiming to Address ‘Chronic’ FIV Shortage

Nov 28, 2022

The global offshore wind industry is staring down a potential shortage of foundation installation vessel capacity. A new UK company led by former offshore drilling executive Jon Oliver Bryce intends to help tackle this challenge as the industry’s…

Eidesvik Offshore Sells Viking Neptun CSV to DEME

Nov 28, 2022

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, has today completed the sale of the construction support vessel Viking Neptun to DEME.Gitte Gard Talmo, President & CEO of Eidesvik, said: 'The sale of Viking Neptun substantially improves our balance sheet…

Google to Buy Electricity From Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2022

French energy company ENGIE  and technology giant Google said they had agreed to undertake a 12-year 100 MW corporate power purchase agreement to support Scotland's Moray West offshore wind development project. As part of this deal, ENGIE will…

Schottel to Propel Four China-built Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Nov 24, 2022

Schottel azimuth thrusters will propel four newly built wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) for Ouyang Offshore in Shanghai.The first vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2022, and these vessels will be able to install giant 16 MW wind turbines…

Ocean Winds, Bord na Móna Want to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Ireland

Nov 23, 2022

Renewable energy firm Ocean Winds has partnered up with the Irish company Bord na Móna to jointly identify, co-own, and develop offshore wind energy opportunities around the coast of Ireland.  The joint venture initially incorporates two potential projects…

Pryme Group Launches Specialist Tooling Systems for Offshore Wind Installation

Nov 23, 2022

Engineering firm Pryme Group said Wednesday it had launched two specialist tooling systems - Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp - for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. The company said the tools were designed to support…

France's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Fully Operational

Nov 23, 2022

France's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm started operating on Wednesday, adding 480 megawatts of capacity to the grid at a time when Europe is scrambling to secure energy supplies following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Saint-Nazaire wind farm…

All 38 Turbines Installed at RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Nov 22, 2022

The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometers north of the German island of Heligoland, the German company said Tuesday.Kaskasi is RWE’s sixth wind farm off the German coast. According to the company, more…

Cadeler Orders Second Hybrid Offshore Wind Installation Jack-up

Nov 22, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation services firm Cadeler has ordered its second F-class vessel, a hybrid design allowing the vessel to convert from being a foundation installation unit to a wind turbine generator installation vessel within a short period of time…

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