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MHI Vestas Signs Tower Contract, Expands in Taiwan

Nov 01, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a  joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, signed a conditional contract  with CS Wind/Chin Fong the local manufacture of towers, as wind industry veteran takes the reins at newly formed entity in Taipei…

The 'Digital Twin' Evolution for Offshore Wind

Oct 30, 2018

Testing, inspection and certification services provider Bureau Veritas said it has partnered with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in an effort to jointly develop a Veristar AIM 3D “Digital Twin” of ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife…

Engie Gets Green Light for Offshore Wind Projects in France

Oct 30, 2018

French energy group Engie said on Tuesday it has received clearance for its grounded 500 MW gigawatt capacity offshore Yeu and Noirmoutier wind projects.Engie said the 2 billion euro ($2.27 billion) projects, which it is developing with renewables company EDPR…

Wind Energy Marine Selects NSSLGlobal

Oct 30, 2018

NSSLGlobal signed a three-year contract with offshore support vessel provider Wind Energy Marine.The contract comprises the deployment of NSSLGlobal’s FusionIP VSAT terminal alongside its Oceanic Dynamics system aboard Wind Energy Marine’s new…

Ampyx Power, NLR to Join Wind Energy Solutions

Oct 30, 2018

The Dutch Topsector Energie-TKI Wind op Zee recently awarded a subsidy to Dutch wind energy technology developer Ampyx Power and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR).The two organizations are undertaking a joint project aimed at optimizing…

Senvion, Toshiba Energy Systems Form Wind Energy Alliance

Oct 30, 2018

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation and German wind turbine equipment manufacturer Senvion GmbH announced that they signed a mutually non-exclusive strategic cooperation agreement for the distribution of onshore and offshore wind power generation systems…

Sembcorp Marine Bags Offshore Wind and Ferry Projects

Oct 30, 2018

Sembcorp Marine is breaking new ground in renewable  energy engineering solutions with two separate projects worth over S$200 million (USD 145 mln).The Group has inked an agreement with Ørsted Wind Power subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited for engineering…

Seacat Services Eyes Growing Offshore Wind Market

Oct 29, 2018

U.K. based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services said it has seen unprecedented growth in demand for crew transfer vessel (CTV) services across 2018 in offshore wind.The fourth quarter of 2018, is, atypically, seeing surging demand for offshore wind crew transfer…

Iberdrola Inaugurates Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 29, 2018

Iberdrola inaugurates the wind farm of Wikinger, located in Germany in the waters of the Baltic Sea, with an investment of 1,400 million euros.In its development have participated companies like the Asturian Windar, with the construction of 280 piles of 40 meters in length…

Smulders Updates Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 29, 2018

Smulders, acting for and on behalf of the JV Iemants-Eiffage, has reached the next step in the realization of the substation for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.Ten months after starting the final assembly in January 2018 at the yard of Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen…

New Research to Strengthen Design of Floating Wind Turbines

Oct 29, 2018

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Danish Innovation Fond are, in collaboration with leading companies, optimizing the design of the floaters, which makes it possible to place offshore wind turbines on deep waters.Offshore…

Fugro Q3 Revenue Jumps

Oct 26, 2018

Dutch deep-sea prospector Fugro has reported a 29.1 percent rise in third-quarter revenue on a comparable basis, driven by the expansion of offshore wind developments and a recovery in the global oil and gas market.Rising oil prices have helped…

Jan De Nul Names Newest Offshore Installation Vessel Taillevent

Oct 25, 2018

Luxembourg-based dredging and offshore contractor Jan De Nul Group named its newest offshore installation vessel Taillevent in the Belgian port of Ostend.Miss Pauline Stassijns, granddaughter of Director Dirk De Nul, baptised the vessel and wished her success and a safe journey…

Orsted Contracts EEW OSB to Supply Offshore Wind Components

Oct 25, 2018

EEW OSB, a Teesside facility that manufactures transition pieces (TPs) used in offshore wind farms, is entering the international market thanks to multiple contracts with Ørsted, the global offshore wind company.The multi-million pound contract…

Asia-Pac Offshore Wind Capacity to Rise 20-fold in a Decade: Wood Mackenzie

Oct 25, 2018

Asia-Pacific's offshore wind capacity will rise 20-fold to 43 GW in 2027, said new research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Future offshore wind prices will be competitive with traditional thermal prices, it said.Leading the charge is China…

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