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Palfinger's Cranes and Lifeboats for Østensjø Offshore Wind Vessel Fleet

Jul 15, 2020

Crane manufacturer Palfinger will equip Østensjø Group's new offshore wind support vessels with lifting solutions as well as lifesaving appliances.The vessels, to be built by Spanish shipyards Gondán Shipbuilders and Balenciaga Shipyard, have been ordered by owner Edda Wind/Østensjø Rederi…

Offshore Wind Spending Hits Record High, Despite Covid-19

Jul 14, 2020

The offshore wind industry had by far its busiest half-year ever for final investment decisions in 1H 2020, surpassing the full-year figures from 2019, according to the latest report from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).Offshore wind financings in 1H 2020 totaled $35 billion…

Teknotherm Marine to Deliver HVAC for Østensjø's Newbuilds

Jul 14, 2020

Norwegian company Teknotherm Marine will provide the Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration systems for four offshore wind vessels currently being built in Spain.The vessels, to be built by Spanish shipyards Gondán Shipbuilders and Balenciaga Shipyard…

First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel to Sport Wärtsilä Gear

Jul 14, 2020

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä has been tasked to equip the first Taiwan-built offshore wind installation vessel - the Green Jade - with 'a broad scope' of its solutions.The 216 meters long vessel will be built…

Balmoral Develops Cable Protection Solution for Offshore Wind

Jul 14, 2020

UK-based engineering company Balmoral has developed what it says is a unique integrated cable protection system for offshore wind applications.Dr. Aneel Gill, product R&D manager, said Balmoral's CPS systems are designed based on the fatigue…

Neptune Energy Joins EU's Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Jul 14, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, supporting the development of the EU’s hydrogen strategy.The alliance was launched last week (pdf), bringing together industry, public authorities and civil society…

Saitec to Install Bird Monitoring System at BlueSATH

Jul 14, 2020

Floating wind turbine developer Saitec Offshore Technologies is installing bird monitoring collision risk reduction system at its BlueSATH testing project, Saitec's first offshore wind deployment in Spain.BlueSATH testing project will take place…

Taiwan: MHI Vestas to Source Fasteners and Cables Locally

Jul 13, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is further boosting Taiwan's local offshore wind supply chain with the decision to source fasteners and cables locally.The company has previously announced contracts in Taiwan for local supply of blades…

Steelwind Monopile Foundations for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

German construction company Steelwind will build monopile foundations for Parkwind's the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Under the contract, signed earlier this month, Steelwind will deliver 27 WTG and one OSS next-generation XXL-Monopile units…

Ørsted Seeking New Interconnection Site for Skipjack Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

Danish offshore wind power giant Ørsted will not be building an interconnection facility at the Fenwick Island State Park in Delaware, for the 129MW Skipjack offshore wind farm, as previously planned.A year ago, Ørsted signed a non-binding memorandum…

Ørsted, Van Oord Complete Installation of Array Cables at Borssele I & II Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

Ørsted and Van Oord have successfully installed all 94 array cables connecting the turbines of the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The installation started, ahead of schedule, in February this year.The…

Spain's Greenalia Joins World Forum Offshore Wind

Jul 10, 2020

Greenalia, a Spanish company working to develop a floating offshore wind farm in the Canary Islands, has joined WFO (World Forum Offshore Wind), The first worldwide association with an exclusive focus on promoting offshore wind energy internationally…

China's MingYang Launches 11MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Jul 10, 2020

China's MingYang has this week launched the MySE11-203, dubbed the world's biggest hybrid drive wind turbine, of the nameplate capacity of 11 MW.Per MingYang, the turbine features a rotor diameter of 203 meters and has a 31% higher annual energy production than its predecessor…

SLPE to Design Hollandse Kust Noord OWF Substation Jacket

Jul 10, 2020

Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won a contract to provide the detailed design of the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore transformer station jacket and foundations. The Hollandse Kust Noord is an offshore wind farm planned to be located in the Dutch North Sea…

Northern Offshore Services Adds Two More Vessels to Its Fleet

Jul 09, 2020

Crew transfer vessel specialist Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has expanded its fleet with two vessels SURE Diamond and SURE Dynamic from Sure Wind Marine Limited. The company's offshore support vessel fleet now stands at 41 vessels. The…

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