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Havfram Subsea Reclaims Ocean Installer Name after Offshore Wind Business Sold

Jan 19, 2023

Offshore construction company Havfram Subsea said Thursday it was taking back its Ocean Installer name.The company's subsea business was known as Ocean Installer from the company's inception in 2011, with the 2020 name change reflecting its diversification into the offshore wind industry…

Ørsted to Become Sole Owner of 1.1GW Wind Farm Off New Jersey

Jan 18, 2023

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has agreed to buy Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PSEG) 25 percent stake in Ocean Wind 1, a 1,1 GW offshore wind project located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey. The acquisition gives Ørsted complete ownership of Ocean Wind 1…

Eni's Plentitude, Simply Blue Group to Build Floating Offshore Wind Farms in Italy

Jan 17, 2023

Plenitude, a division of Eni, and Simply Blue Group, an Irish developer of offshore renewable energy, have signed a deal to work together on a pipeline of new floating offshore wind projects in Italy. 'Through this collaboration, the parties…

Statkraft and CIP Team Up for Large-scale Offshore Wind Development in Ireland

Jan 17, 2023

Norway's Statkraft and Denmark's Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have partnered up to develop up to 2.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Ireland. This partnership will see CIP acquire a 50% stake in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland…

First Turbines at Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm Start Generating Power

Jan 17, 2023

The first turbines at Parkwind's Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany have started electricity production. According to Parkwind, Arcadis Ost 1 has been delivering power to the German grid since January 12, 2023.The 257 MW offshore wind farm is located in the German section of the Baltic Sea…

Naming Ceremony Held for Edda Wind's CSOV

Jan 16, 2023

Edda Wind, the Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner, held a naming ceremony for its 'Edda Boreas' commissioning service operation vessel on Saturday.The traditional ceremony where a bottle of champagne was sacrificed for good luck took place at Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain…

RWE Agrees to Sell Electricity from German North Sea Wind Farms to 12 Large Clients

Jan 16, 2023

German offshore wind developer RWE has signed deals with eleven German industrial clients and one large municipal utility to supply them with electricity generated by its offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Amrumbank West.Both wind farms are…

Ørsted Seeks Permits for 15 GW New Offshore Wind in Sweden

Jan 16, 2023

Denmark's Ørsted has applied for permits to build 15 gigawatts (GW) of new Swedish offshore wind capacity, which could be up and running by 2032, helping to lower power prices and foster new green industries, the company said on Monday. These applications come on top of existing plans for 3 GW…

Boskalis Wins U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Installation Deal

Jan 16, 2023

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has won a contract with an undisclosed client to construct a large offshore wind farm in the United States.Boskalis will transport and install the wind turbine foundations and power cables. The company said it would deploy two crane vessels…

Mingyang Unveils Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine with 'Beyond 18MW' Capacity

Jan 13, 2023

China's Mingyang Smart Energy on Friday announced the launch of next flagship offshore wind turbine – the MySE 18.X-28X - 'going beyond the 18MW threshold.' This means that, at the time of writing, this is the most powerful offshore wind turbine announced so far…

RWE Selects Siemens Gamesa's Giant Wind Turbines for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 12, 2023

German offshore wind farm developer RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines, of almost 15 MW each, for its Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea. With its 1GW capacity, Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm once completed…

New Welding Research Aims to Drive Down Costs of Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jan 12, 2023

The cost of making offshore wind farms could go down thanks to new research into single-sided welding for offshore wind foundations. According to Carbon Trust, if successful, the new welding methodology could help alleviate bottlenecks as governments…

Eneco Charters Windcat's CTV for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 12, 2023

Dutch offshore wind farm developer Eneco has signed a 5-year crew transfer vessel charter and partnership agreement with offshore vessel owner Windcat.The deal entails the transport of technicians offshore and will also allow the companies to…

Offshore Wind: Amprion Taps Siemens Energy, Dragados for LanWin1, 3 HVDC Converter Platforms

Jan 11, 2023

A consortium between Dragados Offshore and Siemens Energy has won a contract with Amprion Offshore to build the HVDC converter platforms for both the LanWin1 and LanWin3 HVDC grid connection projects.The projects are the first of two-gigawatt…

Glamox Marine Lighting for IWS, Cadeler Offshore Wind Vessels

Jan 11, 2023

Glamox AS has secured contracts to deliver its marine lighting for four wind turbine commissioning and service operation vessels for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) Fleet AS of Norway, and two wind turbine installation vessels for Cadeler A/S of Denmark…

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