Offshore Wind News


TenneT Awards Deals for Installation of 7,000 km HVDC Cable System for 10 Projects

May 05, 2023

TenneT has awarded NKT, Nexans, and a consortium of Jan De Nul, LS Cable, and Denys contracts to install 525 kV HVDC cable systems for ten projects.The total volume of the contracts for the production and installation of the ten cable systems amounts to approximately € 5…

NOV Wins New Contract to Supply Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Design to Havfram

May 05, 2023

NOV has signed a new contract with China's CIMC Raffles to supply another GustoMSC™ NG-20000X self-propelled wind turbine installation jack-up vessel design for Havfram, an offshore wind services company based in Norway, which recently ordered its second wind turbine installation vessel from CIMC…

Vietnam to More Than Double Power Generation by 2030, Lower Offshore Wind Target

May 05, 2023

Vietnam aims to more than double its power generation capacity by 2030, but has slightly lowered its target for offshore wind and will heavily rely on coal until the end of the decade, according to a government document seen by Reuters.Total…

TenneT Sale Talks Slow as Germany, Netherlands Differ on Price, Offshore

May 04, 2023

Talks on a planned sale of Dutch state-owned electricity grid operator TenneT's German unit to Berlin have hit a hitch over price, the company's outstanding bonds, and offshore infrastructure, people familiar with the matter said.The sale would…

North Sea Renewables Grid Project to Provide Clean Power to Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms

May 04, 2023

Cerulean Winds plans to build an offshore integrated green power and transmission system, powered by floating wind, that North Sea oil and gas platforms will plug into for clean power, under the project called the North Sea Renewables Grid (NSRG)…

A New Generation of WTIVs

May 03, 2023

WTIVs have always been fuel-hungry. Now they are being tasked with installations that are further, deeper and heavier.Offshore wind farms continue their march into deeper water, further from shore, with turbines that can now reach more than 270 meters high with blades 120 meters long…

BeWild Project to Assess Impact of Offshore Wind Farms on Biodiversity

May 03, 2023

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro, together with other project partners, said Wednesday it would work to develop innovative methodologies and technologies for remotely collecting environmental DNA (eDNA) samples in the North Sea as part of a project called BeWild…

BOEM Invites Public Input on Offshore Wind Research Lease in Gulf of Maine

May 03, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to review potential environmental impacts related to the possible issuance of an offshore wind energy research lease in the Gulf of Maine. The State of Maine requested the lease to research potential floating offshore wind energy development…

EEW SPC to Deliver 36 Monopiles for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

May 03, 2023

Germany offshore wind monopile foundation manufacturer EEW SPC has won a contract from RWE to produce 36 of the total 72 foundations for the Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark.EEW SPC will build the monopiles at its Rostock site in Germany.…

DEME Wins Contracts Worth Over EUR 300M for French Offshore Wind Farm Work

May 03, 2023

Belgium-based offshore wind installation services firm DEME Offshore said Wednesday it had secured three contracts for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. DEME said the combined contracts represented a ‘large’ contract, which…

Offshore Wind Giant Keeps 2023 Guidance Unchanged

May 03, 2023

Denmark's Orsted, the world's No. 1 offshore wind farm developer, on Wednesday reported first-quarter operating profit in line with expectations, and confirmed its full-year guidance given earlier in the year. First-quarter earnings before interest…

Floating Offshore Wind and the Need for High-end AHTS

May 02, 2023

As the world continues to scramble for renewable energy, floating offshore wind has emerged as a key capacity enabler in the coming decades. With no major commercial scale projects currently in operations, the segment is largely based on governments…

Addressing the Challenges of Developing Floating Wind at Scale

May 02, 2023

Tens of gigawatts of floating wind projects are slated for development in this and the next decade, but many obstacles remain.There has been much focus on the emerging floating wind market of late.The U.K. is forging ahead with commercial scale…

Specialist Marine Consultants Nets Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Work

May 02, 2023

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won a with RWE to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for the duration of the Sofia offshore wind farm's offshore construction, starting in 2023.The work scope includes a range of services, including…

Reach Subsea Secures Five-month Deal in Offshore Wind Sector

May 02, 2023

Subsea services company Reach Subsea said Tuesday it had secured a five-month contract with an unnamed  'major renewable energy company,' for delivery of offshore wind-related services.The subsea vessel Deep Cygnus will be utilized on the project…

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