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New International Partnership Set to Speed Up Offshore Wind Installations in US

Mar 15, 2024

Danish offshore marine services company Maersk Supply Service and U.S. vessel owner Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have partnered up for the construction and operation of a windfarm feeder concept specifically designed for Maersk Supply Service’s next-generation wind installation vessel (WIV)…

Ørsted Powers Up All Turbines at First US Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 14, 2024

Ørsted has installed and powered up all 12 turbines at the landmark South Fork project, and the first utility-scale U.S. offshore wind farm has started delivering power to Long Island and the Rockaways, offshore New York.The commissioning of the wind farm is in its final stage…

F&G’s Offshore Wind BargeRack Solution Gets DNV Certification

Mar 14, 2024

Naval architecture and engineering firm Friede & Goldman (F&G) has secured an approval in principle (AiP) from DNV’s Noble Denton Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) for its offshore wind BargeRack solution.The BargeRack is a solution designed to enhance…

Developers Submit EIA for Italian Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 14, 2024

Renantis and BlueFloat Energy have submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Kailia Energia floating wind farm, the second offshore wind project being developed in Italy by the partners.Kailia Offshore Wind Project will be located off the coastline between Brindisi and San Cataldo…

Axess Gets Concept Engineering Job for Multi-Turbine Floating Wind Platform Developer

Mar 14, 2024

Norwegian offshore energy industry services company Axess Technologies has won a concept engineering study contract with Wind Catching Systems (WCS), a developer of floating offshore wind technology.The scope of work entails an advanced handling…

KENC Engineering Scoops Offshore Wind Deals with DEME

Mar 14, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME has awarded Kenc Engineering multiple engineering and fabrication contracts for offshore wind projects.For KENC Engineering, a company based in the Netherlands, the contracts involve…

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies Create Floating Wind Joint Venture

Mar 14, 2024

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies have signed a partnership agreement to form a joint venture EkWIL as a floating offshore wind pure player.The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the creating of EkWIL, which will be able of proposing a wide range of solutions to clients…

Tokyo Gas, 13 Others to Jointly Develop Offshore Wind

Mar 13, 2024

Tokyo Gas and 13 other Japanese companies plan to set up a consortium 'soon' to develop technology to mass produce floating offshore wind power facilities at a low cost, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.The other companies include…

New York’s Empire Wind 1 Gets Federal Green Light for Grid Connection

Mar 13, 2024

Equinor has received an approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to connect the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into the New York City’s transmission system. Approved on March 1, the Large Generator Interconnection…

Ørsted Secures First Access to Lower-Emission Steel from Dillinger

Mar 13, 2024

Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has secured first offer rights to procure greener heavy-plate steel for offshore wind foundations from Dillinger, the largest heavy steel plate producer in Europe.Through the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties…

Japan Expands Offshore Wind Reach to Exclusive Economic Zone

Mar 12, 2024

Japan's government on Tuesday approved a draft amendment to existing legislation to allow for the installation of offshore wind power in exclusive economic zones (EEZ), a milestone towards the country's goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.Japan…

Fugro Extends Partnership with Local Firm for Vietnam’s Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 12, 2024

Dutch survey company Fugro and Vietnam's PTSC Geos & Subsea Services (PTSC G&S) have extended their memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide marine site characterization services in support of Vietnam’s growing offshore wind industry.Under the two-year agreement…

Venterra Geoscience On Call for Nova Scotia’s Offshore Wind

Mar 11, 2024

Venterra Group, the global offshore wind services company, has secured a contract to assess metocean data collection needs that will assist with offshore wind farm development off Canada's Atlantic Coast.Amidst a surge in interest in offshore wind power…

Nexans Completes Cable Pull-Ins at Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 11, 2024

French subsea power cable maker Nexans has completed the offshore export cable pull-ins at 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.Nexans used its cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora to perform offshore export cable pull-ins for both…

Corio Joins Hands with Vietnam’s Power Utility to Advance Offshore Wind

Mar 11, 2024

Corio Generation, a Macquarie Group company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a leading supplier of electricity to the Vietnamese power market EVNGENCO3, setting the intention to advance offshore wind industry in the Southeast Asian country…

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