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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, seabed protection and a full aluminum sprayed coating, said a press release from the company that provides offshore foundations for wind turbines and oil & gas platforms…

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…

Van Oord Completes Belgium’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 29, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord successfully  installed the last of the in total 44 wind turbines of the Norther offshore wind farm.Achieving this milestone and already delivering renewable energy makes an important contribution to the energy transition…

TÜV SÜD Certifies ELISA Floating Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

TUV SUD, the provider of inspection and product certification services, has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain.Offshore wind-turbine…

Huisman to Provide Crane to Jan De Nul

Apr 16, 2019

Dutch equipment manufacturer Huisman has won the contract to design, construct and deliver “the biggest leg encircling crane ever installed on a wind turbine installation vessel” for Jan de Nul’s new offshore wind installation vessel Voltaire…

Vattenfall Picks Siemens Turbines for Dutch Offshore

Apr 16, 2019

Spanish wind turbine giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)  and Vattenfall are collaborating to realize the supply of wind turbines at these offshore wind power plants being developed in Dutch waters.Pending final developments, the new SG 10…

MRE Bags Hohe See Offshore Contract from EnBW

Apr 10, 2019

The engineering solutions company Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd has signed a contract with EnBW to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels for the Hohe See offshore wind farm turbine installation phase…

Jan De Nul Readies Taiwanese OWF Project

Apr 10, 2019

The maritime infrastructure company Jan De Nul Group reached an important milestone on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 OWF project: all 20 foundation monopiles have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard of two heavy load transport vessels.Both vessels set sail to Taichung port…

Innogy Charters Esvagt SOV for Triton Knoll

Apr 09, 2019

Denmark's offshore operator, Esvagt, will supply service vessels for the installation phase of offshore wind farm Triton Knoll.Innogy and Esvagt have entered into a contract that links the specially designed Service Operation Vessel Esvagt Froude…

TÜV NORD to Certify SGRE

Mar 25, 2019

German technical service provider TÜV NORD announced  that it had won a contract from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to certify one of the largest offshore wind turbines in the world.The first of these new 10 MW turbines are expected to be ready for the market in 2022…

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