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Prysmian Installs Export Cables for Eolmed Floating Wind Farm

May 30, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian has completed the installation of export cable for the 30 MW Eolmed floating wind farm, being built offshore France.Prysmian had secured this project in 2021 with a contract signed…

Vestas Creates Wind Tech, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Role

May 29, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has united its Technology organization (CTO) and Manufacturing and Global Procurement organization (COO) into one Technology and Operations Organization (CTOO) to strengthen its approach within delivery of wind energy solutions…

Iberdrola Commissions 496 MW Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in France

May 28, 2024

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Ailes Marines, has fully commissioned the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, which is the second offshore wind farm in France and the first in Brittany.All wind turbines are operational in the 496 MW project as of May 28…

Van Oord’s Boreas Set for First Job at German Offshore Wind Project

May 28, 2024

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord has secured a contract from RWE for the transport and installation of monopile foundations for the Nordseecluster offshore wind project in Germany.This project will be the first project for the Van Oord’s brand-new offshore installation vessel Boreas…

Rentel Offshore Wind Farm Cable Goes Back Online

May 28, 2024

The repair work on the cable which connects the 309 MW Rentel offshore wind farm to the Belgium’s mainland has been completed approximately four months after the failure.The fault was located just below the Rentel transformer platform. A new section of cable…

Cargotec Proceeds with MacGregor Sale as Offshore Wind Dispute Gets Resolved

May 28, 2024

MacGregor has settled the dispute with a monopile installation vessel customer as its parent company Cargotec goes forward with the sale of the business.As announced on April 30, 2024 in Cargotec’s interim report January–March 2024, MacGregor…

Lamprell Delivers All Transition Pieces for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

May 27, 2024

Offshore construction firm Lamprell has completed the final delivery of 62 transition pieces for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm.Lamprell, which was in charge of the construction of the transition pieces for the 882 MW offshore wind farm…

RWE Sanctions Buildout of 1.6 GW North Sea Offshore Wind Farms

May 27, 2024

German energy giant RWE has made the investment decision for its Nordseecluster, involving offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 1.6 GW to be built in North Sea, offshore Germany.The wind farms will be about 50 kilometers north of the island of Juist…

North Star Inks Contract with Siemens Gamesa for New East Anglia THREE SOV

May 24, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to build a hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) bound for long-term charter at the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm in UK.Cochin Shipyard has been confirmed to build the SOV of VARD 4 19 design for North Star’s growing fleet…

Ocean Winds Releases Report on Safe UXO Disposal at UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 24, 2024

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has published a report on environmentally safe and predictable UXO disposal at its Moray West offshore wind farm.The report demonstrates how the “low-order deflagration” method for…

BOEM Issues Final EIS for Two Wind Projects Offshore New Jersey

May 24, 2024

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for two wind energy projects offshore New Jersey, being developed by Atlantic Shores – a joint venture between Shell and EDF.If approved…

UK Launches $60M Offshore Wind Supply Chain Accelerator

May 23, 2024

The Crown Estate has launched Supply Chain Accelerator to catalyze early-stage investment in U.K. offshore wind supply chain.The accelerator is a new $63.6 million (£50 million) fund created to accelerate and de-risk the early-stage development of projects linked to offshore wind…

UK Mooring Specialist Enters Japanese Floating Wind Market

May 23, 2024

Moorings specialist First Marine Solutions has signed a collaboration agreement with Horizon Ocean Management (HOM), a joint venture between Mitsui and Hokutaku, for the development of mooring strategy-related services for the floating offshore wind sector in Japan…

HSM Offshore Energy Doubles Fabrication Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

May 23, 2024

HSM Offshore Energy, a Dutch EPCIC contractor for offshore energy industry, has entered into a long-term lease agreement with Hollandia, securing additional fabrication facility to meet the growing order book from the offshore renewable energy market…

Atlantic Shores Picks Onshore Cabling Contractor for NJ Offshore Wind Project

May 23, 2024

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50-50 partnership between Shell and EDF, has selected Creamer-Jingoli to engineer and design the full onshore underground cable route for Atlantic Shores Project 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind project.Creamer…

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