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Seajacks Gets Formosa 2 Installation job

Jul 10, 2019

U.K.-based offshore wind power installation provider Seajacks International has conditionally been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the transport and installation of wind turbines at the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.The self-propelled jackup vessel specialist said in a press release that the contract is subject to SGRE receiving the firm order from consortium partners Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy…

Floating Windpower Partnership Formed

Jul 11, 2019

Japanese engineering giant Hitachi Zosen Corp and French marine renewables technology outfit  Naval Energies will work together in the field of floating wind power.The French marine renewables specialist said in a press release that the two…

ABB Transformers for Moray East

Jun 27, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has contracted Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB to supply transformers for the turbines at the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.ABB will manufacture 100 WindStar transformers at its factory in Vaasa…

World's Longest Wind Turbine Blade Debuts

Jun 25, 2019

The American supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry LM Wind Power, part of GE Renewable Energy, has displayed its first 107-meter blade, for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine, which has made its first trip outside its factory in Cherbourg…

Dutch-Aussie Team Targets Safer Blade Lifting

Jun 24, 2019

Dutch maritime contractors Van Oord and heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet are cooperating with Australian start-up Verton to design a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades.The technology specialist was scouted after…

Siemens Gamesa Enters Japan Offshore Market

Jun 21, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured its first preferred supplier nomination in the Japanese offshore wind sector, winning a preferred supplier status for a 455-MW project in Akita prefecture.The agreement with Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8…

Siemens Gamesa Bags Formosa 2 Project

Jun 18, 2019

Spanish-based provider of the offshore and onshore wind turbines and services, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for the supply of offshore wind turbines including a 20-year full Service agreement for…

MHI Vestas Turbine Debut at Deutsche Bucht

Jun 06, 2019

Installation is underway at Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm as MHI Vestas and other installation partners have successfully installed the first of 33 wind turbines.Deutsche Bucht, located 95 km northwest of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea…

Sif Wins Borssele V Monopiles Deal

May 21, 2019

Netherlands-based Sif Holding N.V., which provides steel foundations to the offshore wind, oil and gas markets, will manufacture two monopiles for the Two Towers Borssele V innovation site.A number of innovations will be applied in the project such as a slip joint connection…

Simec Inks Technology Partnership with GE

May 16, 2019

Simec Atlantis Energy is set to team up with General Electric (GE) to develop the world's largest tidal stream turbine.According to a press release from Simec, its Atlantis Turbine and Engineering Services (ATES) division will enter into a Technology…

SeaTwirl Wins Chinese Patent

May 13, 2019

Swedish company SeaTwirl has had a patent approved in China for a divisible wind turbine.The patent protects an important innovation in the market that accounts for the most expansion of wind power in the world, said the company which designs…

GWS Intalls Turbines at Deutsche Bucht

May 09, 2019

Danish company Global Wind Service (GWS) is set to provide offshore installation technicians for the turbine installation at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany.GWS will begin supporting MHI Vestas during the installation of 33 8…

DOE Selects Four Offshore Projects

May 06, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected four projects totaling up to $8 million to develop next-generation wind turbine drivetrain technologies that will facilitate the continued growth of wind turbines for both land-based tall wind and offshore applications…

MHI Vestas Completes Norther Turbines

May 02, 2019

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas announced  that it had completed the installation of 44 of its 8.4 megawatt (MW) wind turbines at the 370 MW Norther Offshore Wind Farm in record time.Average installation time for the company’s…

Swire Blue Ocean Strengthens Presence in Taiwan

May 02, 2019

Denmark-based Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence.SBO, which designs and develops vessels used for the installation of offshore wind turbines and foundations…

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