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Singapore, Taiwan Firms Team-Up for OWP

Jun 19, 2019

Sinagpore-based Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings  has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Taiwan-based Hung Hua Construction (HHC) to collaborate on the offshore wind sector.Kim Heng said in a statement: 'Our wholly owned…

Jan De Nul Scores OWF Contract in Taiwan

Jun 18, 2019

Luxembourg-headquartered offshore services company Jan De Nul Group scores a hattrick in Taiwan being successfully awarded the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of both foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF)…

Siemens Gamesa Bags Formosa 2 Project

Jun 18, 2019

Spanish-based provider of the offshore and onshore wind turbines and services, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for the supply of offshore wind turbines including a 20-year full Service agreement for…

Steelwind Bags Yunlin OWF Gig

Jun 17, 2019

German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has received an order from YunNeng/wpd for its 640MW Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in Taiwan.The order is for 40 monopiles, as well as 120 segments for Formosa Heavy Industries (FHI)…

EDF Consortium Wins 600 MW Dunkirk OWP

Jun 17, 2019

France's state-owned utility, EDF, and its consortium partners Canada's Enbridge and Germany's Innogy has won a contract for a major 600 megawatt (MW) offshore wind project near Dunkirk in western France, Environment Minister Francois de Rugy said…

Vattenfall Launches Maiden Green Bond

Jun 14, 2019

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has issued a EUR500mln green bond, its first such issuance, with the proceeds earmarked for a number of projects, including renewables.The bond with a tenor of seven years is offering investors the chance to “support the transformation of the energy system”…

France Doubles Offshore Wind Target

Jun 14, 2019

France has boosted its offshore wind power target to 1 GW per year until 2028 totalling 10 GW, double an initial target of 4.7 GW over the next decade, prime minister Edouard Phillippe said.Referring to a 500 MW wind power tender the country…

U.S. Pushes for More Offshore Wind Jobs

Jun 14, 2019

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) announced the support for the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunities Act.NOIA President Randall Luthi submitted a letter in support Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunities Act, ahead of House Natural…

C-Ventus Merges with 4SEAS

Jun 13, 2019

Netherlands-based C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services BV has merged with 4SEAS BV to jointly service the offshore wind industry.All personnel and activities of 4SEAS, including ongoing projects and opportunity pipeline, will join, respectively be taken over by the new company…

SAL Fly High With New Extension

Jun 13, 2019

SAL Heavy Lift, a carrier specialized in sea transport of heavy lift and project cargo, has installed a Fly-Jib crane boom extension on MV Lone which will be used on an offshore wind project in Taiwan.The Hamburg-based company said in a press…

MHI Vestas Opens First US Office

Jun 12, 2019

Danish wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has opened its first US office in Boston, Massachusetts.The office will focus initially on sales and strategy as it develops a local footprint for projects in the region as as MHI Vestas gears up for Vineyard Wind…

Iberdrola's Wikinger OWF Passes DNV GL Test

Jun 12, 2019

The energy advisory and certification body DNV GL has awarded Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm.The 350 megawatt offshore wind farm project located in the German Baltic…

NorSea Wind Appoints Pedersen CEO

Jun 11, 2019

NorSea Wind, part of the Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) Group, has named Anders Peter Pedersen as its new chief executive officer (CEO).  Pedersen  has extensive experience from the green energy sector. A lot has happened in the harbor since…

ERSG Ties-up with Taiwan Offshore

Jun 11, 2019

Taiwan Offshore Windfarm Service Corp (TOWSC) has entered into collaboration agreement with the UK energy industry recruitment outfit ERSG for future business in Taiwan's offshore wind sector.  Both parties target the manning services from construction…

Global Energy Group Wins Nigg Gig

Jun 10, 2019

Global Energy Group (GEG) has won an offshore wind contract worth up to GBP12 million.GEG's Port of Nigg facility, on the Cromarty Firth in the Highlands, will handle the jacket foundation structures for the Moray East offshore wind farm.'Global’s…

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