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Ørsted Taps Green Bonds for Hornsea 2

May 08, 2019

Denmark's largest energy company Ørsted A/S plans to issue green senior bonds in the UK-market to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investments in 1,386MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.With the bond issuance, Ørsted…

Keppel-Aibel Team Wins German Offshore Gig

May 08, 2019

Norwegian energy services provider Aibel AS and a unit of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation have jointly won a contract to deliver two converter stations as part of the DolWin cluster servicing German offshore wind farms.The grid operator TenneT Offshore has tasked Aibel and Keppel O&M…

Vestas CEO to Step Down

May 07, 2019

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas on Tuesday said that its chief executive, Anders Runevad, would step down in August as part of its long-term succession planning.Runevad is to be replaced by Henrik Andersen, a Vestas board member and CEO of Danish coatings company Hempel. Reporting by Stine Jacobsen

New England Pitch for Offshore Wind Hub

May 06, 2019

The state of Connecticut has reached a harbor development agreement and announced the start of a $93 million investment at State Pier, the beginning of what state officials foresee as the transformation of an underutilized port into a hub for the offshore wind industry…

GAC Opens Offices in Harwich & Ramsgate

May 06, 2019

Gulf Agency Company (GAC),  a global provider of shipping, logistics, and marine services, has opened two new branches, in Harwich and Ramsgate, to meet the increased demand in oil, gas and renewables work in the South of England.Both locations are actively servicing projects within their areas…

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…

Acta Centaurus Ready for Offshore Job

May 03, 2019

Acta Marine has taken delivery of its new walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus from Ulstein Verft and is about to set sail for her first offshore wind assignment.“Building on experience with our first Ulstein Walk to Work construction support vessel Acta Auriga delivered to us last year…

AdBM, Van Oord Deploy Noise Mitigation System

May 02, 2019

Acoustical engineering company AdBm Technologies and Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has successfully demonstrated the new AdBm noise mitigation system (NMS), which can be used for offshore wind applications.The NMS reduces underwater…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Wins Moray East Deal

May 02, 2019

Denmark's Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the transport and installation of 100 V164-9.5MW wind turbines for the Moray East project off the East coast of Scotland.The provider of tailored services for transport…

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…

Scotland to Launch Offshore Wind Project in October

Apr 30, 2019

Scotland’s new leasing round for offshore wind projects is likely to fully launch in October 2019, Crown Estate Scotland, the public body responsible for leasing Scotland’s seabed, has announced. It will be at that point that applications for developments can start to be received…

Worley Wins Rhode Island OWF Contract

Apr 30, 2019

Denmark's offshore wind giant Ørsted has awarded WorleyParsons a core role in its Revolution Wind project, which will see the design and installation of a 700-megawatt offshore wind farm, located 15 kilometers south of the Rhode Island coast…

Taiwan Offshore Wind Market to Reach 5.5 GW by 2025

Apr 29, 2019

With significant growth in recent years, Taiwan’s offshore wind market is expected to continue to continually grow, with a goal of achieving 5.5 GW of installed capacity by 2025, said Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).Wind energy growth in Taiwan…

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…

DEME, Equinor Pact for Hywind Tampen Study

Apr 29, 2019

Dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME has signed an agreement with Norwegian energy company Equinor to study floating concrete substructures for the groundbreaking Hywind Tampen floating wind farm.The scope of the front-end…

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