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  • 21 January 2021
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Germany saw 32 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 219 MW connected to the grid in 2020, with no new wind turbines erected in the second half of the year, according to the figures published by Deutsche WindGuard on 21 January. In total, 1,501 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 7,770 MW […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    LOC China has won a contract to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the transportation, installation and construction operations on the Xuwen offshore wind project. The contract was signed at the end of last year, and the project is expected to take place throughout 2021 and to be completed at the end of this […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has invested in the development company 7 Seas Med, which has been developing a 250 MW floating wind project off the coast of Italy, in the Sicily Strait. CIP, Nice Technology and 7 Seas Wind Power have joined forces to develop the wind farm, for which 7 Seas Med already filed a concession request, according to Green […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy has secured a preferred turbine supplier contract to provide its 14 MW Haliade-X turbine for the third phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind project. The 14 MW Haliade-X is an upscaled version of the 13 MW unit which will be installed at Dogger Bank A & B, and Dogger Bank C […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    UK-based civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation HR Wallingford has conducted computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations which helped Bombora finalize the design of its mWave wave energy device.

  • 15 December 2020
    Vessels

    KNUD E. HANSEN has presented ATLAS C-Class, a new jack-up platform for the offshore wind sector, with a jacking deadweight of 18,000 tonnes, 6,800 square metres of cargo deck area, which features a 3,000-tonne, 37-metre crane. According to the company, this is currently the only wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) capable of carrying six 14-16 […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    TechnipFMC and Bombora Wave Power have entered into a partnership to develop a floating offshore energy platform, integrating wind with the mWave wave energy technology.

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    LOC Mexico, a subsidiary of marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has secured its third contract this year from Permaducto, an enterprise part of the Mexican oilfield services and infrastructure development firm Protexa. Under the contract, LOC Mexico will provide marine warranty survey (MWS) for two submarine pipelines, specifically KMZ-101 and KMZ-103, at Maloob field […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has initiated a market consultation process for the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) offshore wind farm zone. The purpose is to determine potential contractors to carry out a seabed morphological and scour study at the 700 MW wind farm zone also known as the North of the Wadden Sea […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Wave energy developer Eco Wave Power has inked an MOU with Msmart Future Technology with plans to develop a 50MW wave energy array in Vietnam. The two companies will execute this collaboration in milestones. Specifically, in the first phase, the Eco Wave Power engineering team, will perform an in-depth feasibility study, at the selected site […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. state of Rhode Island is planning to issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of new offshore wind energy. A draft RFP will be filed with state regulators this fall, and if approved, a final request is expected to be issued to the marketplace in early-2021. Any […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    UK-headquartered Charles Taylor Marine Technical Services and Denmark-based Survey Association have formed a strategic alliance to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services to the U.S. offshore wind sector. The new alliance highlighted its in-depth marine operations experience brought in by both companies, saying it would enhance the risk management of offshore wind farm construction projects […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation

    The 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has completed reliability testing and is now ready to enter commercial service. The next significant regulatory step for the two-turbine project is to submit the final documentation to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) which will carry out a technical review, expected to be completed […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    TenneT has awarded ten framework agreements for marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services which will support the realisation of several offshore grid connections in Germany and the Netherlands. The marine warranty surveyor has to monitor whether all activities carried out by a contractor are performed according to the agreed procedures and safety margins from an insurance […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) was awarded a wind turbine supply agreement by Fujian Energy Group on 16 September, following a tendering procedure for the Changle Waihai Area C offshore wind project in China. According to the company, it placed the winning bid for the second batch of wind turbines and ancillary equipment for the Changle […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Welsh-based Bombora Wave Power has awarded several contracts to support the fabrication and subsequent testing of its mWave energy device.

  • 8 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Research & Development, Transition

    Marine engineering firm Apollo has completed a study for Bombora Wave Power verifying that mWave technology, when applied to a floating platform, can provide added value to large scale offshore energy projects.

  • 7 October 2020
    Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has signed an agreement with DNV GL for the Type Certification of MingYang’s new MySE11-203 offshore wind turbine. MingYang’s recently announced model has a rated power of 11 MW and a rotor diameter of 203 metres. The turbine’s 99-metre carbon-glass hybrid blades, MySE11-99A1, provide a swept area of […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Qair, formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with MHI Vestas for three 10 MW offshore wind turbines for the EolMed floating wind pilot project in France. This will be the second floating wind project in which the company’s V164 turbine’s nominal capacity is brought to 10 MW, following Eoliennes […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    The Iberdrola-led international consortium has launched the FLAGSHIP project to develop and fabricate the first 10+ MW floating offshore wind turbine. The turbine will be supported by a floating semi‐submersible concrete structure based on Olav Olsen’s OO-Star Wind Floater concept. The prototype is scheduled to be installed and commissioned at Metcentre outside Karmøy, Norway, by […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Siemens Energy has commissioned a power transmission system for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine installed at the Shantou Haojiang onshore industrial park as part a demo project by Shanghai Electric in China. The system consists of a SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride)-free gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS), called 8VM1 Blue GIS, and a liquid-immersed distribution transformer with ester […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    A recent analysis from Rystad Energy has shown that using 14 MW wind turbines can reduce overall costs of large-scale offshore wind farms, even though these wind turbines themselves are more expensive. Rystad Energy looked at using next-generation turbines of various sizes for a 1 GW offshore wind farm, and the effect wind turbine choice […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Ocean energy solutions company Bombora has recently selected Kingswood Engineering for the fabrication of the intervention tool structure for the mWave wave energy converter demonstrator. The intervention tool structure is the floating structure which facilitates the subsea installation and removal of modules. It is a steel fabrication with approximate mass of 18 Tons. The company […]