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ZITON Completes Decommissioning of Utgrunden Offshore Windfarm

Oct 11, 2018

Offshore wind O&M specialist ZITON has completed the decommissioning of the Utgrunden Offshore Windfarm off the east coast of Sweden.Contracted by Vattenfall on turn-key terms, ZITON has delivered the project on time and to budget. ZITON jack…

Njord Offshore Bags Taiwan Charter

Oct 10, 2018

UK-based offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Njord Offshore Ltd will be managing a new purpose built 35-m Service Accommodation and Transfer Vessel (SATV) on long term charter to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S for Formosa 1 offshore wind power plant in Taiwan…

Ørsted Proposals for Hornsea Project Four

Oct 10, 2018

Hornsea Project Four is a new offshore wind farm which Ørsted is proposing to develop in the North Sea, approximately 65 km off Flamborough Head on the Yorkshire Coast.Ørsted is investigating an offshore wind farm area for a project of up to 860km2…

World Marine Offshore Comes to Lowestoft Port

Oct 08, 2018

ABP’s Port of Lowestoft has welcomed its newest customer, World Marine Offshore (WMO), as part of the company’s UK-based project to support ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.In support of the contract, ABP has provided…

Nexans Wins Triton Knoll Wind Farm Contract

Oct 08, 2018

Nexans has been awarded a contract worth over €35 million by Triton Knoll’s onshore cable installation lead contractor J Murphy & Sons Ltd to supply the land export cable and accessories in order to connect the offshore wind farm to the U.K…

LDA’s First Wind Farm Maintenance Vessel Launched

Oct 08, 2018

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group’s (LDA) first service operation vessel dedicated to the maintenance of offshore wind farms for the Danish giant Ørsted was launched in Turkey at the CEMRE shipyard, where the vessel has now entered the final construction phase…

Orsted Expands US Business with $510 Mln Acquisition

Oct 08, 2018

Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind developer, said on Monday it would buy U.S.-based Deepwater Wind LLC for $510 million as part of its strategy to expand in a major growth market.The still small U.S. offshore wind sector is seen as one…

Experts Laud India’s 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

Oct 05, 2018

The top global experts have been lauding India’s 30 GW offshore wind industry target by 2030 in a session titled ‘A Leap Into Offshore’ was held in India on 3rd October, 2018 and moderated by Steve Sawyer, Secretary General, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)…

Vattenfall Opts Great Yarmouth Base for Offshore Wind Farms

Oct 05, 2018

The Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the infrastructure specialists Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for two major offshore wind farms.Economic leaders described the move as a big…

North Sea Heliports Alliance, Aberdeen Airport Join for Offshore Wind Rollout

Oct 04, 2018

The six largest heliports in Europe have official launched the North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA)  to prepare the oil and gas industry for the impending roll-out of offshore wind projects.Aberdeen International Airport is the busiest heliport…

Smulders Orders Granada Cranes for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 04, 2018

Granada further extend their offshore portfolio with a major contract win from Smulders, to design, manufacture, deliver and commission 90 of their unique Python cranes, one to be fitted to each of the transition piece platforms for Triton Knoll…

Seacor Marine, DNB Bank Pact for Refinance

Oct 02, 2018

Seacor Marine Holdings has entered into a USD 130 million loan facility with a syndicate of lenders led by DNB Bank ASA.The provider of marine and support transportation services to offshore oil and natural gas and wind farm facilities worldwide…

AgileTek Eyes Korean Offshore Wind Industry

Sep 26, 2018

Subsea engineering analysis consultancy AgileTek has underlined growth plans in South Korea through the formation of a collaborative agreement with Blue Wind Engineering.The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will allow for future cooperation…

Kongsberg to Equip New Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Sep 25, 2018

Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract worth approximately $13 million to equip a new heavy lift crane vessel for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) with an innovative technology suite. The vessel, a customized Ulstein Design & Solutions BV design…

Chartwell Unveils New Crew Transfer Vessel Design

Sep 25, 2018

Chartwell Marine announced the launch of the Chartwell 24, a brand-new crew transfer vessel (CTV) design for the international offshore wind markets. The catamaran design has been developed in conjunction with CTV operators, wind farm owners and turbine manufacturers…

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