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Eolink's 5MW Floating Wind Turbine Starts Taking Shape in Brest

Feb 22, 2024

The first components of the floating wind turbine, developed by renewable energy company Eolink as part of the France-Atlantique Project, arrived at the port of Brest.The project will deliver the largest operational floating wind turbine on the French Atlantic coast to meet the energy needs for 6…

DOF Secures $13M Offshore Wind Export Cable Repair Job

Feb 22, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has been awarded a contract by an international energy operator to repair an export cable for an offshore wind farm in Southern North Sea.The project includes the retrieval of the damaged cable and termination…

Maine Selects Sears Island as Preferred Site for Floating Wind Port Facility

Feb 21, 2024

The government of Maine has selected a section of state-owned area on Sears Island as its preferred site for a port facility development that will support the floating offshore wind industry.The selection of the site, announced by the Governor of Maine Janet Mills…

NYK Places Order for its First Japan-built Offshore Wind CTV

Feb 21, 2024

NYK Line has ordered a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for offshore wind industry from Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation, the first such order the company placed to a local Japanese shipyard.Following delivery in late 2025 or 2026, the vessel will…

Cadeler Signs Transport and Installation Contract for Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 20, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation services firm Cadeler has signed a contract with Ørsted and Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) for the transport and installation of 14 MW wind turbines for Baltic 2 offshore wind project.The contract underlines Cadeler’s strong entry into the Polish market…

DEME Installs First XXL Monopile for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 20, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME has installed the first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.DEME used its Orion offshore installation vessel to complete the task, which is…

Sif Inks Final 100-Monopile Order for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 19, 2024

Dutch company Sif Group has signed the final contracts with Equinor and Polenergia for the supply of 100 monopiles for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind projects.Manufacturing of the monopiles is scheduled for the second quarter of…

RWE Signs Six New PPAs for Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 19, 2024

Germany's top utility RWE has signed six new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with major industrial customers for the supply of around 1,000 GW/h of green power per year from its Kaskasi offshore wind farm, starting from 2026.The PPAs have been signed between RWE Supply & Trading and DHL Group…

Seatrium to Start Work on Third 2GW HVDC Station for Dutch Offshore Wind Sector

Feb 19, 2024

Seatrium has set out plans to start working on the third 2 GW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands in mid-2024.Seatrium received notification from the Dutch state-owned…

Five Applicants Qualify for Norway’s Offshore Wind Auction

Feb 16, 2024

After a thorough review, the Norwegian government has approved five applicants for the upcoming offshore wind auction round for Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II).The consortia that qualified for the auction includes Aker Offshore Wind…

Yokogawa Delivers Monitoring System for Japan’s 112MW Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2024

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has completed the design, supply, and commissioning of a remote operation and monitoring system for the offshore wind turbines and onshore facilities at the Ishikari Bay New Port Offshore Wind Farm.Supplied through its subsidiary Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation…

US Issues Clean Air Permit to Empire Offshore Wind Project

Feb 15, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, granted a Clean Air Act permit to New York's Empire Offshore Wind owned by Equinor.The permit was given after an air quality analysis showed federal air quality standards would not…

Weather Data Gathering Project Underway for US Offshore Wind

Feb 15, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have launched an 18-month initiative to gather extensive weather, ocean, and wildlife data near the sites of active offshore wind farms and lease areas off the coast of the Northeast United States…

ICCB Orders 14-meter CTV

Feb 15, 2024

Irish Commercial Charter Boats (ICCB) has placed an order for a new 14-meter crew transfer vessel (CTV) to support offshore wind operations in Irish and U.K. waters.The vessel, designed by Rockabill Marine Design (RMD), based in Southampton…

Aker Solutions and Principle Power Win 1GW Floating Wind FEED Contract

Feb 15, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for floating offshore wind projects in South Korea.Haewoori floating offshore wind 2 and 3 projects…

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