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Van Oord, Hendrik in Lifting Equipment Deal

Dec 02, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord is partnering with compatriot company Hendrik Veder Group for the management of heavy lifting equipment for offshore wind turbines.Rotterdam-based company active in steel wire and fibre rope products…

SeaPlanner Wins Formosa 1 O&M Gig

Dec 02, 2019

SeaPlanner has been selected to support the operations and maintenance phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The SeaRoc Group’s marine management system unit said that under the 10-year contract, SeaPlanner will be deployed by…

EDF Begins Construction on 450 MW OWF

Nov 28, 2019

French utility EDF Group announced that its subsidiary EDF Renewables has launched the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project along with the new partners, the Irish electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB)…

OHT Bags Dogger Bank OWF Project

Nov 28, 2019

Norway-based heavy transport and installation contractor Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for foundation installation at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm (OWF).OHT’s new build vessel 'Alfa Lift', designed by Ulstein…

Tekmar Wins OWP in Taiwan from Seaway 7

Nov 28, 2019

Tekmar Energy, a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, has secured an award in Taiwan from a repeat client Seaway 7 for wpd’s 640MW Yunlin project.The developer and manufacturer…

Saitec Installs Prototype BlueSATH

Nov 28, 2019

Spanish engineering company Saitec it will deploy its first medium-scale offshore wind prototype, called BlueSATH, near Santander, Spain, in the first quarter of 2020.The project is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters…

Orsted Raises $660m Green Finance

Nov 27, 2019

Denmark-based energy giant successfully issued green hybrid capital securities for €600m ($660m) to refinance existing securities issued in 2015.The latest issue will have a maturity in 3019 and first call option after eight years, the Danish energy company said…

Vattenfall OWF Gets SGRE Turbines

Nov 27, 2019

Spanish-based engineering company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall have signed an agreement to extend the Hollandse Kust Zuid turbine supply agreement to cover the entire Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm zone…

Huge Potential for Asian Offshore Wind

Nov 27, 2019

Offshore wind industry is set to gain a foothold in new markets in the next five years, with the Asian markets playing a significant role.China has significant ambition for the build-out of offshore wind – and added more capacity in 2018 than any other country…

Jan De Nul orders Offshore Installation Vessel

Nov 27, 2019

Six months after the offshore installation vessel Voltaire, Jan De Nul Group orders Les Alizés, a floating installation crane vessel from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be in a super-size class of its own…

EU Targets 450 GW Offshore Wind by 2050

Nov 27, 2019

The EU Commission’s big goals for offshore wind – between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 – are achievable provided the right investments in electricity grids and Governments take the right approach to maritime spatial planning, said a report.According…

Siemens Gamesa Unveils Wake Adapt

Nov 27, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has unveiled a new technology that allows the company to actively dictate the wind flow in offshore wind farms for greater power production.Named ‘Wake Adapt’, SGRE can adjust the heading of individual offshore wind turbines…

SGRE Unveils 11MW Offshore Turbine

Nov 27, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched its new DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine, which can reach 11 MW capacity under specific site conditions.The SG 11.0-193 DD Flex, which is built on the current largest offshore wind turbine…

MHI Vestas Selected for 220 MW Japanese OWF

Nov 26, 2019

Japanese offshore wind power player Hibiki Wind Energy has selected the Danish manufacturer of offshore wind turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred wind turbine supplier for the 220 MW Hibikinada Offshore Wind Farm (OWF).Hibikinada is the first awarded…

Anbaric Plans 16GW US Offshore Wind Grid

Nov 24, 2019

US offshore transmission developer Anbaric has applied to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to develop a 16GW grid off the north-eastern coast to connect the region's planned offshore wind projects.Named as the Southern New England OceanGrid…

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