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Petrofac Hires Peterson for Hollandse Kust (zuid) Logistics Services

Jan 12, 2022

Energy logistics services firm Peterson has said it has secured a significant logistics contract from Petrofac to support the offshore installation phase of two 700MW transformation platforms for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid…

Autoship Systems Corp. Launches Offshore Stability Solution for Jack-ups. Bags Contract with Seaway 7

Jan 12, 2022

Canadian firm Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) in cooperation with its Norwegian reseller, Coastdesign Norway (CDN), has developed an offshore stability software for jack-up vessels called - the Autoload® - Jack Up version and has won a contract…

DEME to Buy Eidesvik's Viking Neptun Offshore Installation Vessel

Jan 12, 2022

Offshore installation company DEME has agreed to acquire Eidesvik's DP3 offshore installation vessel ‘Viking Neptun’. 'Representing a substantial investment, this move highlights DEME’s commitment to its customers, and supports the continued growth of the offshore wind industry…

Iberdrola Increases its U.S. Offshore Wind Portfolio to 4.9 GW

Jan 11, 2022

Spanish renewable energy company Iberdrola, via its subsidiary Avangrid Renewables, has, as part of an earlier agreement with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, formally concluded an agreement to take control of over 2 GW of US offshore wind capacity…

Iberdrola, DP Energy Open Offices for Irish Offshore Wind JV

Jan 11, 2022

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola and Irish DP Energy have opened new offices of their Irish offshore wind joint venture, in which Iberdrola has a majority stake. The new premises, located at 1 Horgan's Quay, Waterfront Square, in the port city of Cork…

DNV to Certify Offshore Wind Turbines for South Korea

Jan 10, 2022

Korean Energy Agency (KEA) has selected assurance provider DNV to deliver Type Certification services for the South Korean wind energy market. 'This new DNV service for the Korean market will result in a convenient and cost-effective process…

Havfram Appoints Offshore Wind Development Head

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Havfram has appointed Emilie Reeve to lead Havfram’s offshore wind farm development division, Havkraft.Havfram, formerly known as Ocean Installer, in 2020 committed to a transition from being purely…

Jan De Nul's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Installation Vessel Launched in China

Jan 06, 2022

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul said Thursday that Les Alizés, its next-gen floating offshore installation vessel had been launched at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.The vessel is now ready for the final construction phase, including sea trials…

RWE, Northland Power to Build 1.3GW Offshore Wind Cluster in Germany

Jan 06, 2022

Canada's Northland Power and Germany's RWE on Thursday said they'd jointly develop a cluster of offshore wind projects in the German North Sea, with a total combined capacity of 1.3 gigawatts (GW). The duo has signed a deal to form a joint venture firm that will develop…

James Fisher Bags Long-Term O&M Contract in UK Offshore Wind Space

Jan 05, 2022

James Fisher Renewables has said it has won three multi-million pound 13-15-year contracts from Balfour Beatty Equitix Consortium (BBEC) for specialist operations and maintenance (O&M) services for a further three offshore transmission infrastructure sites owned by BBEC…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Reels In $90,5M in New Contracts

Jan 05, 2022

Offshore wind installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said Tuesday it had recently executed three new contracts and reservation agreements with combined revenue of up to 80 million euros (~$90,5 million).The contracts, with undisclosed clients…

Falck, Bluefloat Eye Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm Deployment by 2027-2028

Jan 05, 2022

Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy said Wednesday that their Llywelyn and Petroc floating offshore wind farms were advancing at a pace in Welsh and English waters, with grid connections secured and almost a year’s worth of bird surveys already completed…

BW Ideol, Jera, ADEME Pen Investment Deal for Floating Wind Projects

Jan 05, 2022

BW Ideol, a company specializing in floating offshore wind solutions has signed an investment agreement with Japan's JERA, and France's ADEME Investissement to create an investment company for financing the co-development of offshore wind projects…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Upgrades Brave Tern with 1600t Crane

Jan 04, 2022

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said it is upgrading another one of its vessels with a new larger crane to install foundations and all known next generation offshore wind turbines.The company announced on Tuesday it has executed a firm contract with Huisman for a second 1…

“30 by '30” Target has Put U.S. Offshore Wind on the Map, Says DNV’s Galinski

Jan 03, 2022

Robert Galinski, Offshore Wind Director, Americas, DNV breaks down the potential for the U.S. Offshore Wind in the run up to 2030.Watch this short video interview with Robert Galinksi’s discussing the overall market potential:When the Biden…

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