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BV to Certify Floating Wind Farm in S. Korea

Nov 22, 2022

Bureau Veritas, a testing, inspection, and certification company, will work with the Korean Register (KR) to certify Bada Energy's Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm project in Ulsan, South Korea.Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm is a product of a partnership between Corio Generation…

Fugro Wins Survey Deal at U.S. Offshore Wind Project

Nov 21, 2022

Community Offshore Wind, a U.S. joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid, has awarded Fugro an offshore survey contract to support site appraisal and concept design activities in the New York Bight. The joint venture was last year…

Lhyfe and Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port In Pact to Develop Offshore Renewable Hydrogen

Nov 21, 2022

Green hydrogen firm Lhyfe has signed a partnership deal with Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port, France’s fourth largest seaport, to develop the offshore renewable sector and ramp up energy transition on the Loire Estuary.'Hydrogen is able to draw…

American Offshore Energy Launches Novel Floating Wind Turbine Design

Nov 18, 2022

American Offshore Energy (AOE) has this week announced novel patents in the floating wind turbine industry including a vertical axis wind turbine which, the company says, can be deployed quickly, and even submerged in the wake of a hurricane…

Siemens Energy CEO Becomes Chairman of Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

Nov 18, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has appointed Christian Bruch, who is President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Energy AG and member of Siemens Gamesa’s Board of Directors, as its new non-executive Chairman.Born in 1970 in Düsseldorf…

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm: Vattenfall Hits Halfway Mark with HKZ Turbine Installation

Nov 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall said Thursday it had hit the halfway mark with the installation of wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm offshore the Netherlands.“We're halfway towards having constructed the world’s first offshore wind farm built without subsidies…

Intelatus: Almost 30,000 Offshore Wind Turbines to Be Installed by 2035

Nov 17, 2022

Over the last few years, many statements have been made concerning growth in offshore wind turbine and foundation installation demand. These statements have been followed, in some cases, by firm orders for high-specification vessels, mainly from established players…

U.S. BOEM Seeks Public Comments for Eight Wind Energy Areas Off Central Atlantic Coast

Nov 17, 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Wednesday announced eight draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore the U.S. central Atlantic coast for public review and comment. The draft offshore wind areas cover approximately 1.7 million acres offshore North Carolina…

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Bolsters Senior Management Team

Nov 17, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation company Cadeler has bolstered its senior management team with three appointments, who will help the company grow and prepare it for busy times ahead. The new members include Pernille Korsager who joined the company in May 2022 as the company’s General Counsel (GC)…

Commonwealth Wind Moves Forward with Mass. Offshore Wind Deal

Nov 16, 2022

Commonwealth Wind said late Monday it will move forward with a submitted but not yet approved power purchase agreement with Massachusetts electric companies and its 1,232-megawatt offshore wind project.Commonwealth made its announcement after…

Equinor Selects COWI as Owner’s Engineer at South Korean Floating Wind Project

Nov 16, 2022

The Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has awarded international engineering firm COWI a contract to serve as “Owner’s Engineer” for the Firefly floating wind project offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The Firefly project is located 70 km off…

Offshore Wind: Fugro Wins Geotechnical Survey Gig in Denmark

Nov 16, 2022

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has secured a contract with the Danish grid operator Energinet for geotechnical site investigations for the North Sea I offshore wind development.The Danish government plans to expand offshore wind capacity by 4GW by 2030…

Japan to Resume Offshore Wind Lease Sales in December with Revised Rules

Nov 15, 2022

Japan plans to resume public auctions for offshore wind power projects in December under revised rules aimed at encouraging a wider range of operators and accelerating the development of infrastructure, the industry ministry said on Tuesday…

Offshore Wind: Huisman Nets Its First Monopile Gripper Contract in Japan

Nov 15, 2022

Dutch engineering firm Huisman has won a contract by TOA Corporation and Obayashi in Japan for the delivery of an offshore wind monopile gripper. 'The gripper allows TOA and Obayashi to upend and install monopiles without using a separate upending bucket…

GMS Secures 6-year Deal in Offshore Wind Space

Nov 15, 2022

GMS, a UAE-based owner of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industry, said Tuesday it had received notification of the award of a new 6-year contract for one of its large class vessels in Europe. 'The contract…

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