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ABP Wins Hornsea One Blade Contract

Jan 04, 2019

Spanish manufacturing company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.The UK's port group said…

Topaz Bags Wind Charter

Jan 04, 2019

Dubai-based Marine logistics company Topaz Energy and Marine (Topaz) has signed an agreement with a north European contractor for the charter of Topaz's newbuild for offshore wind farms in the North Sea.The contractor will charter Topaz’s newbuild subsea vessel…

New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Project Receives 3 Bids

Jan 03, 2019

The state Board of Public Utilities said Monday it received three bids from firms interested in building wind projects, but it wouldn’t identify any of them, according to Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).According to IEEFA…

Ørsted Bids to Build NJ's First Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 02, 2019

Danish energy company Ørsted submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to build an offshore wind farm in response to the first offshore wind request for proposal under Gov. Phil Murphy’s clean energy agenda.Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind energy…

Aqualis Offshore: OuYang 1 Jacked Up

Jan 02, 2019

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has successfully completed the jacking trial of wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1.The UK-based Aqualis ASA,  which through its subsidiaries and associates, offers energy consultancy services to the offshore oil…

JERA Joins Taiwan, UK Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 02, 2019

Japanese energy group JERA joined  in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project in Taiwan and Gunfleet Sands offshore wind power project in the U.K.JERA has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital and Swancor to acquire a combined 32…

MHI Vestas Wins Borssele V Innovation Site

Dec 24, 2018

The next offshore wind innovation site in the Netherlands will feature two V164-9.5 MW turbines from MHI Vestas, the 5th Dutch offshore wind park for the wind turbine supplier.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, in signing a firm order with Two Towers Consortium for the Borssele V Offshore Wind Farm…

Lamprell Wins Offshore Wind Project

Dec 23, 2018

Lamprell announced that it has been selected by GeoSea Procurement & Shipping Luxembourg SA, a wholly owned subsidiairy of GeoSea NV, the lead engineering, procurement, construction and installation contractor on the Moray East offshore wind farm…

Van Oord Vessel Gets Baltic Project

Dec 21, 2018

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord has signed a contract with the Swedish energy company Vattenfall for the transport and installation of the foundations for Kriegers Flak wind farm.Van Oord, international contractor specialising in dredging…

Ørsted Hires NHV for Borssele Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2018

The Belgium-based NHV group, which is specialized in B-to-B helicopter services and has a strong geographic presence in Europe and Western Africa, said that it has signed new contract with Ørsted to provide helicopter services in support of the Borssele 1+2 Offshore Wind farm…

Vattenfall Okays 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2018

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall has reached a final investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea.Vattenfall has made the final investment decisions for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in Denmark…

New Jersey Board Okays Offshore Wind Funding

Dec 19, 2018

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved the adoption of a funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind programme, which targets 3.5 GW by 2030.NJBPU  unanimously voted to adopt a proposed rule establishing the funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind program…

EDF, Shell Form JV for New Jersey Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

The independent power producer EDF Renewables North America and  Shell New Energies US,  offshore wind company in the U.S,  have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to develop a lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA)…

2018: 'Record Year' for UK Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

According to RenewableUK, more than 2GW of new offshore wind capacity has been installed off the Great British coast in the last twelve months - a record breaking volume for the UK.Eight new offshore windfarms were officially opened during the year…

MHI Vestas Orders Esvagt SOV

Dec 19, 2018

Danish shipping company Esvagt is to provide MHI Vestas with a new service operation vessel for work on Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.'Another Esvagt Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farms is on its way to MHI Vestas…

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