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Ørsted Secures First and Lines Up Second Multi-GW Offshore Wind License in Australia

May 02, 2024

The Australian government has granted a feasibility license for Ørsted’s first offshore wind project in Australia and intends to grant a license for a second project, subject to consultation. The combined potential capacity of the two projects stands at 4…

Balmoral Comtec Gets Hornsea 3 Cable Protection Job

May 02, 2024

UK-based offshore energy supply chain company Balmoral Comtec has secured a multi-million-dollar contract from for Ørsted for the supply of cable protection systems (CPS) for its Hornsea 3 offshore wind project.The scope of work includes design…

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project Has Not Been Delayed

May 01, 2024

Dominion Energy has announced that any reports that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has been delayed are false and grossly misrepresent the facts.“On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District…

Macquarie Asset Management to Sell Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 01, 2024

Macquarie Asset Management, part of Macquarie Group, has agreed to sell a 10% stake in Britain's East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm to renewable energy asset manager NTR.East Anglia ONE is a 714 megawatt wind farm, located in the North Sea, 43 km (27 miles) off the Suffolk coast…

Australia Grants Feasibility Licenses for Offshore Wind Farms

May 01, 2024

Australia on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for six projects to study the feasibility of building wind farms in waters off its southern coast as it looks to ramp up renewable energy to meet its net zero emission target by 2050.Six others could…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Auctions Off Oregon and Maine Coasts

Apr 30, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan to sell offshore wind leases in waters off the coasts of Maine and Oregon later this year, saying projects in those regions could one day power a total of 6 million homes.The proposed sales…

Windward Offshore to Equip CSOV Newbuild Duo with Seaonics’ Cranes

Apr 30, 2024

German shipowner Windward Offshore has ordered 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes from Seaonics for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD.The order marks Seaonics' first equipment delivery to Windward Offshore…

Petrobras Eyes Offshore Wind Pilot in Northeastern Brazil

Apr 30, 2024

Petrobras has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Rio Grande do Norte for studies on the feasibility of implementing an offshore wind pilot project in Brazil’s northeastern state.The value of the investment and the generation capacity will be assessed as the project develops…

Kraken Robotics Wins $11M of New Service Contracts

Apr 30, 2024

Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics has secured $11 million of new contracts since the start of the year.The work scope of the contracts will be completed in 2024, Kraken Robotics said.The contracts consist of a $8 million Acoustic Corer deal signed earlier in April…

UTEC Gets Offshore Wind Survey Job in Taiwan

Apr 30, 2024

UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has been awarded an offshore survey and positioning contract for the Taiwan Power Company's (TPC) Phase 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. The contract further reinforces…

Bibby Marine Places Order for ‘World’s First’ eCSOV

Apr 30, 2024

Bibby Marine has signed a shipbuilding contract with Gondan Shipbuilders to construct what is said to be the world’s first zero-emission, electric commissioning service operation vessel (eCSOV).The eCSOV will be built in Gondan’s Asturias shipyard in Spain and is scheduled to be delivered in 2026…

Pioneering Spirit Booked for Gennaker Substation Installs

Apr 29, 2024

Dutch offshore contractor Allseas informs it has secured the contract to perform transport and installation (T&I) of two major substations (so called OSS) for the Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, developed by transmission operator 50Hertz…

RTS Wind Lands Offshore Wind Services Deal with Ørsted

Apr 29, 2024

Specialist wind turbine services provider RTS Wind has secured two extensive framework agreements for the provision of blade services for offshore wind developer Ørsted.The two five-year framework agreements will see RTS Wind support Ørsted’s long-term blade care and maintenance campaigns…

Skanska Set for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Buildout

Apr 26, 2024

Sweden-based construction and development company Skanska has signed the final contract award, worth $612 million, for the upgrade of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York, which will serve as an offshore wind hub.The project…

Fugro Gets Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Survey Job

Apr 26, 2024

RWE and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) have appointed Fugro to conduct geotechnical seabed survey on 3 GW Dogger Bank South offshore wind farm.The findings will give a detailed and accurate picture of the ground conditions, which will…

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