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Norwegian Businesses See Rise in Wind Industry Orders

Oct 30, 2020

Onshore wind companies provided the largest revenue stream for the Norwegian renewables industry from sales of equipment, construction and consultancy services in 2019, overtaking hydropower, according to a report published on Friday.Onshore…

MODEC Sets Out to Reduce Cost of Floating Wind Turbines

Oct 30, 2020

Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC says it is working with partners to develop a solution that will reduce the overall cost of floating offshore wind turbines.For some time, floating offshore wind has been something of a niche, but now full-scale demonstrators are in the works…

GIEK Doubling Down on Offshore Wind

Oct 30, 2020

Tasked to provide the financial power to help Norwegian companies export their wares to the world, Wenche Nistad, CEO of the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) pulls no punches when asked about the appetite for investment in traditional…

Unique Floating Offshore Wind Design Gets DNV GL Nod

Oct 29, 2020

A unique double rotor floating wind turbine concept has earned a statement of feasibility from classification and certification body DNV GL.This statement, based on DNV GL’s technology qualification services, confirms that the nezzy² floater is designed to state-of-the-art safety…

Ideol, BYUM Sign Concrete Floater Construction Deal

Oct 29, 2020

Ideol, a France-based France developer of floating foundations for offshore wind, has signed a collaboration agreement with Swedish Bygging Uddemann (BYUM). BYUM is a solution provider for serial production of concrete structures.According to Ideol's statement on Thursday…

Ferrovial to Build DemoSATH Floating Wind Platform

Oct 29, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies, in cooperation with RWE Renewables, has announced the imminent start of the construction of its SATH floating platform for offshore wind turbines as part of its DemoSATH project.The construction contract has been awarded to Ferrovial…

Denmark to Host Talks on Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm Tender

Oct 29, 2020

Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will host a market dialogue for potential tenderers and the industry on the coming Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm tender. Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm is the second offshore wind farm agreed in the Energy Agreement of June 2018…

Balmoral Develops Offshore Wind Cable Protection System FibreFlexx

Oct 29, 2020

Balmoral, a UK-based engineering company specializing in offshore buoyancy, insulation and protection solutions for the offshore energy industry, has developed Balmoral FibreFlexx - a cable protection solution for offshore wind.According to Balmoral…

Eidesvik Offshore Nets Vessel Charters with Wintershall Dea, Deme

Oct 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik offshore has this week won contracts for two of its vessels, the Viking Princess and the Viking Neptun.On Wednesday, Eidesvik said it had secured a deal with the Norwegian oil firm Wintershall Dea Norge…

Vestas Buys Out Mitsubishi From Offshore Wind JV in Deal Valued EUR 709M

Oct 29, 2020

Wind turbine maker Vestas will acquire Mitshubishi Heavy Industries' shares in their joint venture MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joint venture, against MHI acquiring 2.5 percent in Vestas and being nominated to a seat in Vestas’ Board of Directors…

Rystad: Offshore Wind to Become UK's Largest Renewable Energy Source in 2026

Oct 28, 2020

Installed offshore wind capacity will surpass onshore wind in the UK by 2026, and the UK will meet its goal to double its renewable energy capacity by 2030 four years early.This is according to the Norwegian energy intelligence company Rystad Energy…

Orcan Energy's Waste Heat Recovery Tech for Green Jade Offshore Wind Vessel

Oct 28, 2020

Germany-based waste heat solutions provider Orcan Energy said Wednesday it had won a contract to deliver its equipment for the under-construction offshore wind installation vessel the Green Jade, owned by the CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering.Under the contract…

Ørsted's 3Q Results Beat Expectations

Oct 28, 2020

Danish energy group Ørsted beat third-quarter profit expectations on Wednesday but said offshore wind projects in the United States faced “significant” delays.The world’s largest offshore wind farm developer kept its full-year guidance for earnings before interest…

Saipem Expects 'Brighter' Year End After Q3 Loss

Oct 28, 2020

Italian energy services group Saipem expects no major delay to projects and predicted brisker business in the last part of the year after swinging to a loss in the third quarter.'We are not out of the woods yet ... (but) the picture starts to get brighter…

GC Rieber Shipping Nets W2W Gig in Offshore Wind Sector

Oct 28, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner GC Rieber Shipping has won a short-term charter for its Polar Queen walk-to-work vessel.GC Rieber Shipping said Wednesday the contract for the vessel was with a  'Tier 1 client in Europe for work in an offshore wind park…

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