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GIEK Aims to Boost Norwegian Suppliers' Presence in Burgeoning Offshore Wind Sector

Jul 21, 2020

The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency GIEK has quadrupled its offshore wind portfolio to NOK 4.2bn (USD 453m) since the tail end of last year, and is ready to provide a further boost for local suppliers to secure more offshore wind business internationally…

ROV Operator Rovco Charters Glomar Wave Vessel for Offshore Wind Work

Jul 21, 2020

The UK-based operator of Remotely Operated Vehicles Rovco has chartered the Glomar Wave vessel from Glomar Offshore to support its work on offshore wind farms.Rovco said the 66.44m DP2 vessel would support a campaign of secured ROV projects to be undertaken by Rovco…

Vestas Nabs 50MW Wind Turbine Order in Vietnam

Jul 21, 2020

Danish wind turbine supplier Vestas has secured a 50 MW order in Vietnam with local EPC construction company, Bac Phuong JSC for the second phase of the Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind project. Vestas was also awarded the first phase of the project in December 2019…

Vattenfall CEO Set to Step Down

Jul 21, 2020

Swedish wind farm developer Vattenfall has said that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years in the position.Hall will leave Vattenfall at the latest on January 31, 2021, and Vattenfall's board…

Worley Wraps Design Assessment for Saitec's Floating Wind Turbine Tech

Jul 20, 2020

Engineering services Worley has recently completed the accessibility design assessment for Saitec Offshore Technologies’ ‘DemoSATH’ floating wind turbine, which will be deployed off the Basque Coast in northern Spain.DemoSATH is a 2 MW turbine…

Swire Blue Ocean to Install Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Turbines

Jul 20, 2020

Offshore renewables services firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) will transport and install win turbines for the giant Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland.Under the contract signed with wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, SBO will transport and install 114 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines…

Fugro Starts Geotechnical Works at Vattenfall's UK Offshore Wind Farm Sites

Jul 20, 2020

Dutch offshore services provider Fugro has started a marine site characterization campaign for Swedish wind developer Vattenfall at two major offshore wind development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK.'The resulting Geo…

OWC Opens Office in Poland to Support Offshore Wind Growth

Jul 20, 2020

Offshore wind consultancy OWC has set up an office in Poland to support offshore wind developments in the Baltic Sea. Lukasz Sikorski has been appointed manager of the office.'Offshore wind is growing fast globally and the recent sudden drop…

USA: Orsted-bound Windserve Odyssey CTV Hits the Water

Jul 17, 2020

WindServe Marine's offshore wind crew transfer vessel Windserve Odyssey, built by its sister company Senesco Marine, is embarking upon sea trials on the U.S. East Coast.The news of the vessel launch was shared Thursday by the world's largest offshore wind developer Orsted…

Aker Solutions to Spin Off Offshore Wind, Carbon Capture Ahead of Kvaerner Merger

Jul 17, 2020

Norwegian offshore energy services provider Aker Solutions will spin off its wind development business and the carbon capture technology business in two separate firms, ahead of the proposed merger with engineering and construction firm Kvaerner…

UK's SSE Sticks to $9.4B Low-Carbon Spending Plan

Jul 16, 2020

British renewable power generator and network operator SSE Plc said on Thursday it will stick with plans to invest 7.5 billion pounds ($9.4 billion) in low-carbon projects over the next five years, and also maintain its dividend schedule.'Whilst…

Siemens Gamesa to Service Senvion Wind Turbines at TWB II Wind Farm

Jul 16, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will maintain offshore wind turbines at Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) wind farm, offshore Germany, under a five-year contract.SGRE said It is the first time for Siemens Gamesa to win an…

Subsea 7 Nets Cable Installation Gig at Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Jul 16, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has won a deal for the installation of the subsea cable system on an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Subsea 7 did not say who the client was, but said the contract was a sizeable one, which means it is worth between $50 million and $150 million…

Siemens Gamesa Nets Double Wind Turbine Order in Vietnam

Jul 15, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has won a double order for wind turbine deliveries for two nearshore wind farm projects in Vietnam.The two orders, with 75 MW and 90 MW at the Tan Thuan and Thai Hoa wind farms respectively, will use the SG 5…

Manor Renewable Energy Sets Up Shop in Glasgow to Target Offshore Wind Opportunities

Jul 15, 2020

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE), a renewable energy services firm based in Portland, England, is expanding to the north, with a new office in Glasgow, Scotland.'The decision to open a new office in Glasgow was prompted by the growing renewable energy market…

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