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World's Largest OWP Opens Base at Humberside

Sep 04, 2019

Ørsted has officially opened the Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base (HTOCB) for its 1400MW Hornsea 2 project at Humberside Airport in Lincolnshire.The building, formerly a police station at the airport, will now house around 30 Ørsted employees…

Sembcorp Marine Enters Taiwan OWP

Sep 03, 2019

Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) said that its unit Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP) has entered the 'highly competitive' offshore wind project (OWP) sector in Taiwan.SMOP  has landed a contract with Jan De Nul to fabricate 15 jacket foundations for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm…

Aeolus Completes Turbine Installation

Sep 02, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord said that its offshore installation vessel Aeolus has successfully completed the installation of 31 turbines on monopiles at the Deutsche Bucht wind farm being developed by Canada's Northland Power offshore Germany…

Mayflower Wind Bids for Massachusetts Offshore

Sep 02, 2019

Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell and EDPR Offshore North America, has submitted proposal to the state and utility company to deliver energy from offshore wind installations.The provider of cleaner energy solutions using the power of…

SGRE Hires SMC at Formosa 1 Offshore

Aug 30, 2019

UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded a contract to provide Marine Coordination services to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) at the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, Taiwan’s first commercial offshore windfarm.The Formosa…

Deutsche Bucht Nears Completion

Aug 30, 2019

Northland Power has completed installation of 31 MHI Vestas turbines on the monopile foundations for the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind said that the 31 wind turbines were installed on…

MarineSpace Wins Ørsted Award

Aug 30, 2019

UK-based marine environmental and planning consultancy MarineSpace Limited has been awarded a place on the UK environmental impact assessment (EIA) framework agreement for Ørsted Wind Power A/S.The award means MarineSpace will be eligible to…

Carbon Trust Launches ORJIP Offshore Wind

Aug 29, 2019

The Carbon Trust has announced the launch of Stage 2 of the Offshore Renewable Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) for Offshore Wind.The program aims to reduce consenting risk, project maturation time, cost and the environmental impact of existing and future offshore wind farms…

Crown Estate Boosts UK Offshore Wind Capacity by 2.85 GW

Aug 29, 2019

UK's offshore wind farms are about to get bigger after the Crown Estate decided that seven sites could comfortably expand their operations without posing any threat to the environment.According to an official statement the Crown Estate has given…

Rotterdam to Become Offshore Wind Port

Aug 28, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has made a strong commitment to the energy transition and aims to establish Rotterdam as Europe’s leading port in offshore wind and the offshore sector in general.The Port has reached an agreement with Sif Holding…

MPI Offshore Begins Blade Repair Work

Aug 26, 2019

Offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has started a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has been contracted to repair and upgrade all of…

Bay State Wind Bids for Massachusetts Offshore

Aug 26, 2019

Bay State Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has submitted its proposal in response to Massachusetts’ second request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation.Bay State Wind included proposals for a 400 MW and 800 MW project…

Seajacks Wins Taiwanese Turbine Installation Gig

Aug 23, 2019

Offshore wind installation specialist Seajacks International has won another contract in Taiwan for work at Orsted's Greater Changhua project.'Seajacks has been awarded a contract with Ørsted Taiwan Limited for the transport and installation…

GRS in South Korea Collaboration

Aug 23, 2019

German shipping service company Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has announced the start of a strategic partnership with South Korean wind project development consultancy SerFac.The shipbroker for offshore tonnage in renewable energy said…

China Develops 10MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Aug 23, 2019

China’s Dongfang Electric Corp. (DEC) has unveiled  what it claims will be the country’s first 10MW offshore wind turbine after successfully developing a direct-drive permanent-magnet generator (PMG) for the super-sized machine.The company reported…

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