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  • 11 March 2010
    Authorities & Government

    The House and Senate have voted final unanimous passage of legislation that would promote the offshore wind industry in Virginia. SB 577 sponsored by Senators McEachin and Wagner, and HB 389 sponsored by Delegate Janis, create the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, an entity of the state that would help promote the development of the […]

  • 20 January 2006

    Nigerian militants who have waged a month-long campaign of sabotage and kidnapping against the oil industry said on Friday they would resume their attacks on the world’s eighth largest oil exporter very shortly.

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) with an USD 18.5 million grant to lead an offshore wind research and development (R&D) consortium.

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm have arranged a GBP 1.3 billion long-term financing for the project with a consortium of international banks and financial institutions on May 12, having reached financial close in six months. The limited recourse financing will fund the capital requirements of the wind farm, currently under construction 32 […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port.  As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    UK registered companies have one week left to register for the offshore wind trade mission and/or the UK Pavilion at Offshore Energy & Conference. October 5th will be the final deadline to make use of this unique opportunity that is (partly) sponsored by the Department of International Trade (DIT). Companies that have signed up so […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Oceaneering has secured a contract by US Wind, Inc., a subsidiary of the Toto Holding Group, to conduct marine geophysical survey services starting in the second half of 2018 in support of US Wind’s new Maryland offshore wind project. Roderick A. Larson, president and chief executive officer of Oceaneering, said: “We are delighted to play […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with the Haliade-X turbine, bringing the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the world’s largest wind […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted a set of commercial large- scale offshore wind proposals to Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) as part of the state’s second Request for Proposals (RFP). The proposals include a required 400MW option and two options for the development of an 800MW project. “Vineyard Wind is very excited to submit these proposals, […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind in Germany produced 12 billion kWh in the first half of 2019, which is a 30% increase compared to 9.2 billion kWh in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary calculations. The research is being conducted by the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    He has been called the ‘father of the modern wind industry’, with the turbine design he pioneered on his parent’s farm in the 1970’s helping to create a familiar sight on hills and coastlines around the world. At the Carbon Trust’s annual innovation lecture at the British Library, Henrik Stiesdal, the Chief Technical Officer at […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance

    Vineyard Wind plans to invest USD 2 million in training locals for work at its proposed wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, if the project secures a contract to deliver power to the state’s utilities, according to local media.

  • 14 November 2019
    Authorities & Government

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase the UK’s 2030 offshore wind target from the current 30GW to 40GW if his Conservative party wins the general election. UK’s current target to have 30GW of connected offshore wind capacity by 2030 was set with the launch of a new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    UK registered companies have one week left to register for the offshore wind trade mission and/or the UK Pavilion at Offshore Energy & Conference. October 5th will be the final deadline to make use of this unique opportunity that is (partly) sponsored by the Department of International Trade (DIT). Companies that have signed up so […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port.  As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Some 1,500 offshore wind turbines have come out of their warranty and, as the offshore wind farm developers/ owners are now responsible for keeping them up and running, this is a whole new era for the industry, according to Bert van Dijk, Business Advisor Offshore Wind from Van Dijk E-Projects. 

  • 6 December 2013

    Nysted Offshore Wind Farm is turning ten and can look back at 10 years with impressive production figures. Thomas Almegaard from DONG Energy, who is responsible for operations and maintenance at Nysted Offshore Wind Farm, praises his employees for their efforts throughout the years. Today, with its approximately 98 per cent availability, Nysted Offshore Wind […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Eversendai Offshore cut the first steel for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta offshore substation platform on 28 May. The United Arab Emirates-based company, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Eversendai Corporation Berhad, is in charge of manufacturing athe jacket foundation and accompanying piles for the platform to be installed at the Hollandse Kust Zuid […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After contacting CWind yesterday regarding the information that the company is forming CWind Taiwan Ltd, an offshore wind-dedicated joint venture in Taiwan, CWind’s spokesperson told Offshore WIND that the company has not set up any joint ventures in the country so far. According to CWind’s spokesperson, the company watches the Taiwanese offshore wind market with great interest and it has […]