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Ørsted, ATP Picks Leading Contractors for Danish Energy Island Bid

Sep 07, 2021

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted and ATP, Denmark’s largest institutional investor, have teamed up to bring leading offshore construction specialists to Denmark to support their bid for the North Sea energy island.Back in February…

Prysmian, Asso.subsea to Deliver Export Cable for French Floating Wind Farm

Sep 07, 2021

Italy-based subsea cable maker Prysmian Group together with subsea installation firm Asso.subsea, has signed a contract with RTE, Réseau de Transport d'Électricité, for the development of an export subsea power cable system for the Gruissan floating offshore wind farm located in Southern France…

World's First: Siemens Gamesa Makes Recyclable Offshore Wind Turbine Blades

Sep 07, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said Tuesday it had made the world’s first recyclable wind turbine blades at its blade factory in Aalborg, Denmark.'Wind power is one of the cornerstones in the quest to tackle the climate emergency. With more…

Seaway 7 Charters Maersk Connector Cable Layer

Sep 06, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has secured a one-year contract for its Maersk Connector cable laying vessel with Seaway 7, a renewables branch of offshore installation firm Subsea 7.Seaway 7, which is set to merge with vessel owner OHT…

Scandinavia's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Launched

Sep 06, 2021

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, together with Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, on Monday inaugurated Kriegers Flak, Scandinavia's largest offshore wind farm.Operated by Vattenfall, the 604 MW wind…

Global Offshore Lands Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Sep 06, 2021

Global Offshore, part of Global Marine Group, has won a contract for the installation and burial of 27 array cables at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Sector of the Baltic SeaGlobal Offshore will be responsible for the project management and marine engineering…

Aker Offshore Wind, Hexicon Name Directors for Swedish Floating Wind JV

Sep 06, 2021

Former Swedish Finance Minister Pär Nuder and former Vattenfall executive Mikael Kramer - both Swedish - have joined the Board of Directors a new joint venture between Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and Swedish firm Hexicon which will develop floating wind offshore Sweden…

Ørsted Taps Bladt, Steelwind for Offshore Wind Farm Foundations

Sep 06, 2021

Offshore wind giant Ørsted contracts with Bladt Industries and Steelwind Nordenham for the supply of monopile foundations for Ørsted's German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 3 (242 MW) and Borkum Riffgrund 3 (900 MW).The two suppliers will be…

Norway to Support Ocean Grid Offshore Wind Project

Sep 03, 2021

The Norwegian government has set aside 82.7 million crowns ($3,86 million) to support Ocean Gird, a project that looks to develop new technology and solutions to enable a profitable development of offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf…

Executive Team Selected for New Offshore Wind Installation Firm

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 on Thursday announced the proposed executive team for Seaway 7, the company set to be created through the merger of OHT and Subsea 7's renewables business unit, as proposed in July 2021.Seaway 7, an offshore wind installation giant in the making…

BASF Takes 49.5% in Giant Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 02, 2021

German multinational chemical company BASF has completed the acquisition of 49.5% of the 1.5GW offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid from Sweden-based Vattenfall.Construction of the wind farm in the Dutch North Sea started in July, with he…

Heerema, Shimizu in Offshore Wind Pact in Japan

Sep 02, 2021

Japan-based Shimizu Corporation has signed an offshore wind partnership agreement with the Dutch offshore installation giant Heerema Marine Contractors.The cooperation, targeting the Japanese offshore wind market, is primarily focused on installing turbine foundations…

Australia to Clear Path for Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 02, 2021

Australia's conservative government introduced legislation on Thursday that could help clear the way for offshore wind farms to go ahead in a country considered to have massive offshore renewable energy potential.The long-awaited legislation will set up a framework for building…

ScottishPower Renewables Supports Proserv's Offshore Wind Cable Monitoring Tech

Sep 01, 2021

ScottishPower Renewables, part of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola, has granted industrial sponsorship to Proserv Controls for its subsea cable condition monitoring system for the offshore wind segment.The system, called Electro Cable Guard…

Van Oord Set to Install Italy's First Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 01, 2021

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord has secured a contract to install offshore wind turbines at Italy's first offshore wind farm.The company's offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has this week set sail to Italy where it will install the monopiles…

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