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Foundation Installs Kick Off at Dogger Bank B

May 14, 2024

Foundation installation work has commenced for the second phase of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank, in the U.K. North Sea.Seaway7’s vessels Seaway Strashnov and Seaway Alfa Lift have commenced installation…

Maryland Sets Course for Offshore Wind Energy Expansion

May 14, 2024

Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed a bill aimed at reevaluating and potentially revising existing offshore wind project plans, setting the stage for the state's goal of achieving 8,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2031.The bill…

Cadeler Wins Wind Turbine Install Work in the Polish Baltic Sea

May 14, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation company Cadeler reports it has secured vessel reservation agreements with both MFW Bałtyk II Sp. z.o.o. and MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z.o.o., each a joint venture project owned 50% by Equinor and 50% by Polenergia…

UK’s Offshore Wind Test Facility Gets $100M Overhaul Boost

May 14, 2024

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, U.K.’s flagship center for renewable energy innovation, has secured $108 million investment to expand and upgrade its testing facilities to support the development of the next generation wind turbines…

Brunvoll System to Propel Cyan Renewables New SOV

May 14, 2024

Brunvoll has signed a contract with Vard for the delivery of a comprehensive propulsion and maneuvering system for Cyan Renewables' new Service Operation Vessel (SOV).The vessel will have the first azimuth propulsion thrusters from Brunvoll with an 8-degree tilted propeller and nozzle…

Salamander Seeks Offshore Consent for 100MW Floating Wind Farm

May 14, 2024

Salamander, a joint venture partnership between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, has submitted an offshore consent application for its proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind farm.Subject to approval by Scottish Ministers, the offshore…

McDermott Performs Record-Breaking Lift on BorWin6 HVDC Project

May 13, 2024

McDermott has executed its heaviest stacking lift at the Jebel Ali fabrication yard in Dubai as part of the BorWin6 980MW high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) project for TenneT.The stacking of deck level one had a total weight of 1,962 metric…

Cyan Renewables, Hyundai to Set Up Offshore Wind Vessel Suply Chain in South Korea

May 13, 2024

Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Hyundai Asset Management to establish a robust vessel supply with strong local content for South Korea's offshore wind market.Cyan Renewables…

Cadeler Secures Up to $140M in Vessel Agreements with Equinor and Polenergia

May 13, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has secured vessel reservation agreements with Equinor and Polenergia joint ventures MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III, marking the first contract between the companies.Both MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III are 50% owned by Equinor and 50% by Polenergia…

Eco Edison: First US-built SOV Christened

May 13, 2024

The first-ever American-built, owned, and crewed offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV) was christened during a ceremony on Saturday in the Port of New Orleans.Edison Chouest Offshore's (ECO) recently completed ECO Edison will play an…

Vard to Build Two CSOVs for Taiwanese Client

May 10, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs).The customer has appointed VARD to design and construct two CSOVs’ of VARD 4 39 design…

Over 150 Specialist Subsea Jobs Up for Grabs at Rovco and Vaarst

May 10, 2024

UK-based tech-powered offshore wind solutions provider Rovco and its robotic spin-off company Vaarst have unveiled plans to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across by the end of 2025.Rovco said it will recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices…

Ørsted Picks ABL for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Services

May 09, 2024

Ørsted has appointed energy and marine consultancy ABL to provide marine warranty survey services for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) of wind turbines and cables package for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan…

First Turbine Stands Tall at Iberdrola’s 476MW Offshore Wind Farm

May 09, 2024

The first of a total of 50 wind turbines has been installed at the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Iberdrola and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), located off the German Baltic coast.Working in partnership with Vestas…

Colombia's Ecopetrol Talking to Very Large Offshore Wind Players

May 08, 2024

Colombia's majority state-owned energy company Ecopetrol has held talks with big players ahead of a potential bid in an offshore wind auction organized by the country's government, Chief Executive Ricardo Roa said on Wednesday.Roa was speaking…

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