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Kongsberg Design & Equipment for India-built Offshore Wind Vessels

Nov 15, 2022

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has secured a NOK 300 million ($30,2 million) contract with Pelagic Wind Services to supply advanced vessel design and equipment for two new CSOVs to be built at Cochin Shipyard in India.The CSOVs will be built to Kongsberg Maritime’s UT 5519 HL design…

Edda Wind Orders Another CSOV from Gondan

Nov 14, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind service vessel firm Edda Wind has ordered another commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) from Gondan Shipbuilders, in Spain.The newbuild will be of Salt 0474 design, which is a further development of the Salt 0217 design and will be delivered in April 2025…

Strategic Marine to Build Three Chartwell Marine-designed Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilding company Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine.The Brevity-class 27-meter catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range…

'World's Largest': First Power Produced from Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Nov 14, 2022

First power was produced from the first turbine at Equinor's floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the Norwegian part fo the North Sea. The milestone was achieved at 12:55 CET on November 13. The power was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea…

SolarDuck to Build 5MW Floating Solar Plant Next to RWE's Wind Farm in Dutch North Sea

Nov 11, 2022

Dutch-Norwegian floating solar farm developer SolarDuck said Friday it would build the world´s largest hybrid offshore floating solar power plant at the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust West VII in the Netherlands, following the winning bid of RWE´s subsidiary Oranje Wind Power II…

U.S. Firm to Build 34MW Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil Platform in China

Nov 11, 2022

U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips and China's CNOOC have recently announced the start of the Penglai offshore wind farm pilot project, aimed at harnessing wind power to supply power to the Penglai oil field. This is China’s largest offshore oil…

RWE Wins Tender for 760MW Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 11, 2022

German energy company RWE on Thursday said it had won the right to build an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 760 megawatt (MW) in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The wind farm - [Hollandse Kust West (HKW) VII] - will be built by a Dutch…

Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Misses Full-year Target

Nov 10, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said on Thursday it missed its full-year target as revenue declined, mostly due to delays in project execution and supply chain disruptions hampering production of wind turbine generators. The company said its core earnings margin during the year that ended on Sept…

BMS Unveils SOV Design for the US Offshore Wind Market

Nov 09, 2022

Covington, La. based marine engineering firm Baker Marine Solutions has unveiled a new service operation vessel (SOV) design for the U.S. offshore wind industry.The new 275-foot (LOA) BMS 1776 is designed be built in the U.S. to ABS class standards and is fully certified to operate in U…

Australia Poised for Offshore Wind Boom, But Marine Life Risks Remain Poorly Regulated

Nov 09, 2022

The strong winds blowing over Australia’s rugged coastlines will soon power many of [Australia's] homes, as offshore wind farms are poised to begin construction. But a new research highlights the need to ensure any potential risks to marine life is properly mitigated…

Ocean Winds Taps Seaway 7, JDR for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Nov 09, 2022

Ocean Winds, which is building the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed contracts with JDR Cables and Seaway 7 for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables.The subseacables will connect the wind turbines back to the…

OWGP Launches Offshore Wind Innovation Grant for UK Firms

Nov 09, 2022

The UK-based Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a new Innovation Grant funding competition targeted at two offshore wind industry innovation priorities: Decarbonising the sector and Improving reliability.Sponsored by Equinor…

Nine Countries Join Global Offshore Wind Alliance

Nov 09, 2022

Nine new countries have joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), pledging to ramp up offshore wind deployment in order to tackle the climate and energy security crises. The new members include Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan…

UK: Equinor, ORE Catapult Team Up to Tackle Challenges Facing Offshore Renewables

Nov 09, 2022

The Norwegian energy company Equinor and the UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said Wednesday they had entered a collaboration deal to address some of the most pressing issues facing the offshore renewables sector.The UK-wide partnership brings together Equinor…

DEME Wins Large Offshore Wind Installation Contract in Taiwan

Nov 09, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME said Wednesday it had secured contracts representing 1 GW for the Hai Long wind farms in Taiwan. DEME said that the deal between its Taiwan JV CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) and Hai Long Offshore…

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