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MRE Bags Hohe See Offshore Contract from EnBW

Apr 10, 2019

The engineering solutions company Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd has signed a contract with EnBW to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels for the Hohe See offshore wind farm turbine installation phase…

Europe Offshore Fleet has 105 Wind Farms

Apr 10, 2019

There are now 189 GW of wind energy in Europe, making up 14% of the EU’s power demand. 18.5 GW of this is in Europe’s offshore fleet, whose 105 wind farms and 4,500 turbines now provide 40,000 jobs.According to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson, this is set to grow…

Jan De Nul Readies Taiwanese OWF Project

Apr 10, 2019

The maritime infrastructure company Jan De Nul Group reached an important milestone on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 OWF project: all 20 foundation monopiles have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard of two heavy load transport vessels.Both vessels set sail to Taichung port…

Innogy Charters Esvagt SOV for Triton Knoll

Apr 09, 2019

Denmark's offshore operator, Esvagt, will supply service vessels for the installation phase of offshore wind farm Triton Knoll.Innogy and Esvagt have entered into a contract that links the specially designed Service Operation Vessel Esvagt Froude…

Japan Group Buys Stake in Taiwan Offshore Wind

Apr 08, 2019

A group of Japanese investors - JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, Sojitz Corp and other Japanese firms - have joined German wind farm developer Wpd in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project off Taiwan.The Japanese group will take a 27% stake in in Taiwan's Yunneng Wind Power for an undisclosed sum…

Van Oord Completes Deutsche Bucht Offshore Installation

Apr 05, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has completed the installation of the offshore substation at the 269 MW Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany`s Exclusive Economic Zone.The supersize substation with a 2,700-tonnes topside is the centrepiece of the wind farm…

AMS Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Apr 05, 2019

AMS Trenchless Specialists, North Lincolnshire-based engineering company, has won a huge contract for part of the onshore cable works for Hornsea Two, an offshore wind farm being constructed 89km off the Yorkshire Coast.AMS Trenchless Specialists…

Jack-up Jill Added to Fred. Olsen

Apr 03, 2019

Norway-based offshore wind services company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS (FOWIC) has signed a long term time charter with Falcon Global for the latter's jack-up vessel Jill for work in the offshore wind sector.Jill will be an integrated part of the Fred…

Semco Wins Hornsea One Contract

Apr 02, 2019

Dutch project engineering company Semco Maritime has signed a two-year contract with with Danish energy company Orsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm - the world’s largest - in the the east coast of England.Under the two-year agreement…

$70bln Offshore Wind Opportunity to US Supply Chain

Apr 01, 2019

America's burgeoning offshore wind industry, which is projected to generate nearly 20 gigawatts (GW) of clean, cost-competitive power in seven East Coast states by 2030, presents a nearly $70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the U…

Tekmar to Shield Triton Knoll OWF

Apr 01, 2019

Tekmar Energy, a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, said that it has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF) in the UK…

BOEM Forges Offshore Wind Alliance

Mar 28, 2019

NOAA Fisheries, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) signed a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).According to an official release, the MoU brings local and regional fishing…

EDF Enters Chinese Offshore Wind Market

Mar 27, 2019

French energy company EDF has signed an agreement with the Chinese utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) to jointly deliver two offshore wind power projects in China.The Dongtai IV and V offshore wind farms account for a total installed…

UK Industry Floats Offshore Wind Group

Mar 26, 2019

An advocacy group, led by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables, has been launched by industry body RenewableUK to make the case for large-scale deployment of floating wind power off Britain.The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the…

Cortland Rope Slings for Norther Offshore

Mar 26, 2019

Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines.According to a press note from the Actuant Corporation group company which designs…

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