Renewable Energy News

 

Odfjell Oceanwind aims to Help Decarbonize Offshore Drilling with Floating Wind

Apr 27, 2022

A look inside Odfjell Oceanwind, a Norwegian start-up that plans to decarbonize the offshore drilling industry by using giant floating wind turbines, mobile offshore wind units. Per Lund, CEO explains.Per, to start, please give a ‘by the numbers’ look at Odfjell Oceanwind…

U.S. Identifies Possible Wind Power Areas Off Oregon, Atlantic Coasts

Apr 27, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday identified new areas for potential offshore wind development off the coasts of Oregon and several central Atlantic states, its latest step toward bolstering the nascent U.S. industry.Offshore wind is a key…

Austrian Consultancy VCE to Support Gazelle's Floating Wind Pilot in Canary Islands

Apr 27, 2022

Irish floating wind platform developer Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Austrian consulting firm Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH (VCE) to support its 2MW floating wind pilot project in the Canary Islands…

Japan: Construction of 16.8MW Goto Floating Wind Farm to Start in September

Apr 27, 2022

Construction of the 16.8 megawatt Goto floating wind farm in Japan is expected to start in September 2022, with the commercial operations scheduler to begin in January 2024.A a sole bidder, the Japanese Goto Floating Wind Farm consortium, in June 2021…

Wison Offshore & Marine's Floating WInd Foundation Gets DNV Approval

Apr 26, 2022

DNV has presented Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) with a Verification Letter for its 'w.semi' floating wind foundation. The Verification Letter demonstrates the technical feasibility and commercial readiness of the technology.Wison Offshore & Marine's 'w…

U-Ming Marine Offshore Buys Two CTVs for Offshore Wind Market in Taiwan

Apr 26, 2022

U-Ming Marine Offshore Company Limited (UMO) has acquired two secondhand crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and completed their reflagging.The company, a joint venture between U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation and World Marine Offshore A/S, said the vessels…

Smarter, Safer, Cheaper: A Six-legged Robot Autonomously Inspects Wind Turbine Bolts

Apr 25, 2022

A six-legged robot has demonstrated how it can inspect wind turbine bolts autonomously, removing the need for technicians to loosen and retighten thousands of bolts per wind turbine as part of routine maintenance.Funded by Innovate UK and executed…

Iberdrola Gets Nod to Start Construction of Baltic Eagle Wind Farm

Apr 25, 2022

Spanish renewable energy company Iberdrola said Monday it has received approvals to start construction of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.With a capacity of 476 MW, Baltic Eagle will be capable of supplying renewable energy to 475…

Heerema to Install Monopiles for 900MW Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Apr 25, 2022

Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract to install foundations for EnBW's 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany.Under the contract, the Dutch offshore installation company will be responsible for the transportation and installation of 64 monopiles and transition pieces…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Install 62 Siemens Gamesa Turbines at St. Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 25, 2022

Offshore wind installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a contract with the wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the transportation and installation of 62 SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines on the St. Brieuc offshore wind farm in French waters…

Vestas, Tien Li Build First Blade for 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in Taiwan

Apr 25, 2022

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has together with its partner Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology (Tien Li) produced the first V174-9.5MW blade at its facilities in Taiwan.The blades, part of Vestas' V174-9.5MW offshore turbine, will be installed…

DEME's 'Revolutionary' Offshore Installation Vessel Orion Set for Debut

Apr 22, 2022

Belgian offshore installation company DEME said Friday that its 'revolutionary' new offshore installation vessel 'Orion' this week docked for the first time at the company's base near Vlissingen, in the Netherlands.The  DP3 installation vessel Orion is equipped with a 5…

Harren & Partner Buys DEME's Thor Jack-up Vessel

Apr 22, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation services firm DEME has agreed to sell its jack-up installation vessel ‘Thor’ to the German shipping and logistics company Harren & Partner for an undisclosed fee.DEME has owned the vessel for more than a decade…

VIDEO: Heerema's New Installation Method Promises to Reduce Floating Wind Costs

Apr 21, 2022

Dutch offshore installation giant Heerema Marine Contractors has said it has developed a new method for the installation of offshore floating wind structures that doesn't require wet-tow and removes the need for marshaling yards.The company said that…

Ampelmann Bags First U.S. Offshore Wind Deal

Apr 21, 2022

Dutch offshore gangway supplier Ampelmann has secured its first contract in the U.S. offshore wind market.Under the contract, Ampelmann will supply its E1000 motion compensated system to the marine transportation and towing company Otto Candies…

Current News

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

Equinor Spuds First of Two Offshore Wells in Canada's Flemish Pass

Equinor Spuds First of Two Offshore Wells in Canada's Flemish Pass

Crew Transfer Vessel-maker Strategic Marine Orders 50 Caterpillar Engines Citing Supply Chain Chaos

Crew Transfer Vessel-maker Strategic Marine Orders 50 Caterpillar Engines Citing Supply Chain Chaos

Westwood: Offshore Drilling Rig Utilization Much Higher Than Typically Reported

Westwood: Offshore Drilling Rig Utilization Much Higher Than Typically Reported

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine