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  • 5 March 2013
    Technology

    Hitachi Zosen Corp. plans to install floating offshore wind turbines in Japanese waters as soon as possible, reports Bloomberg. The industrial machinery maker signed a cooperation agreement with a Norwegian oil and gas company, Statoil ASA. The agreement also included a feasibility study for floating offshore wind turbines. Statoil deployed the world’s first full-scale floating […]

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The bulk of the current plans for European offshore wind power are intended for construction in the relatively shallow North Sea. However, many European countries, including Portugal, do not border shallow seas. Their sea beds have steep descending slopes and much greater water depths not suited for current techniques. If a viable technique can be […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and its partners in the Snorre and Gullfaks licences have secured a portion of funding necessary for the project to power these two oil and gas fields on the Norwegian continental shelf with floating offshore wind turbines. 

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Storage

    Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility by the end of 2018 in order to develop an offshore wind project off New York, a senior company official told Reuters.

  • 19 April 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Italian contractor Saipem has been awarded new E&C (Engineering & Construction) contracts valued at approximately €430 million ($487 million). The first is a contract with Statoil, for the lift and mating operations of offshore floating wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland project. The 30 MW project is the first floating wind farm being built by Statoil off […]

  • 1 February 2019

    Record-breaking turbines, new offshore wind tenders… read the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the first month of 2019. Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype is expected to be installed this year, with commercial market […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Navantia-Windar, a Spanish joint venture partnership, has won a contract to assemble and deliver five floating foundations for the Kincardine wind farm in Scotland. The assembly and delivery of the floating foundations will be carried out at the Navantia Fene yard in Spain, where the construction of one similar unit for Windfloat Atlantic is being […]

  • 5 March 2012

    UK-based, OSBIT Power (OP) has begun offshore trials of its innovative offshore wind access system, MaXccess. OP has agreed with Siemens Wind Power and Statoil to conduct trials at Statoil’s Hywind demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The MaXccess system has been developed by OP, with the first production MaXccess unit, MX11/01, being completed in […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 1 August 2017

    One Missing After 19 Workers Jump Off Binhai North H2 Offshore Substation on Fire One person is missing as 19 people jumped off of the Binhai North Phase 2 wind farm’s offshore substation into the sea after a fire broke out on 14 July.  Siemens Gamesa Integrates Adwen in Its Offshore Business Siemens Gamesa has […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Research & Development, Technology

    Statoil’s innovative offshore floating Hywind wind turbine demonstrates how Trelleborg’s syntactic foam buoyancy technology is contributing to the future of offshore power. “It is subsea technology that has already been extensively proven,” commented Gary Howland, Renewables Sales Manager for Trelleborg Offshore. “Trelleborg Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBMs) developed for deepwater support of umbilicals and risers in […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Storage

    Unitech Offshore has secured a contract to provide dynamic power cable and grid connection for the TetraSpar demonstration project in Norway. Unitech said it had been working together with the project partners and investors under an Early Work Agreement up to the signing of the main contract at the end of October. The FWT Zefyros, […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Storage

    Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility by the end of 2018 in order to develop an offshore wind project off New York, a senior company official told Reuters.

  • 5 March 2013
    Technology

    Hitachi Zosen Corp. plans to install floating offshore wind turbines in Japanese waters as soon as possible, reports Bloomberg. The industrial machinery maker signed a cooperation agreement with a Norwegian oil and gas company, Statoil ASA. The agreement also included a feasibility study for floating offshore wind turbines. Statoil deployed the world’s first full-scale floating […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Masdar Energy UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masdar, has refinanced its stake in the 630 MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The refinanced debt totalled approximately £ 466 million in commercial bank debt, maturing in December 2032. Original financing for the project closed in October 2013. Located off the coast of Kent […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Authorities & Government

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand domestic energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its finding that there is no competitive interest in an area offshore Maine where Statoil North America (Statoil NA) has requested a commercial wind lease. The decision clears the way under BOEM’s non-competitive leasing […]

  • 1 December 2013

    Clarity in Germany Until 2020  German environment minister Peter Altmaier announced yesterday that the German incoming government has agreed explicitly to extend the current Stauchungsmodell  for 2 more years, until 2020. RWE Terminates Atlantic Array OWF Development (UK)  Atlantic Array, offshore wind farm proposed for the Bristol Channel Zone, has turned out to be nonviable […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Wavecraft’s crew transfer vessel (CTV) Umoe Rapid has won a 12-month charter to provide crew and cargo transfer during turbine installation work at an offshore wind farm in Germany.